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Emily Hanako Momohara

SPE member since 2004
Stray Bees
archival pigment print

Evan Hume

SPE member since 2021
Project Oxcart (A-12)
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Dena Eber

SPE member since 2009
Traces 3

Julia Bradshaw

SPE member since 2005
Giant Impact Crater Debris
silver gelatin photograph with dye

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Portrait & Lifestyle Work with Fujifilm GFX

Runtime: 52:05

Presented by FUJIFILM X-Photographer Kara Mercer
Kara has been an avid user of Fujifilm for years! The GFX systems has transformed how she shoots on set and on location, ultimately transforming her work and client relationships. In this class, she will walk you through techniques for creating portrait and lifestyle imagery. Whether you are shooting commercial work professionally or for fun, you'll walk away from this class with new found knowledge and be inspired to create more!


Kara Mercer is a commercial and editorial photographer and art director based on the West Coast. She specializes in developing content for fashion, travel, and lifestyle brands from around the globe. Known for her use of light and her eye for creative direction, Kara believes every image should stand strongly on its own while also contributing a unique yet complementary voice when serving as part of a collection.

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