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Fri, Feb 18


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Chinatown Is NOT Dead Workshop

Two-day workshop in beautiful San Francisco with Sony Artisans Scott Robert Lim and Zabrina Deng.

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Chinatown Is NOT Dead Workshop
Chinatown Is NOT Dead Workshop

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Feb 18, 2022, 6:30 PM PST – Feb 20, 2022, 10:30 PM PST

Location to be given after registration


About the event

The Real Magazine Editorial | Gallery Exhibit | Sony Artisan Workshop | San Francisco, CA

Sony Artisans, Scott Robert Lim, and Zabrina Deng will be creating a real stylized editorial fashion shoot for a major magazine and you will be included as one of the photographers. This is your chance to be internationally published! This workshop will include two styled shoots with models that WILL BE PUBLISHED. This workshop will include: Hands-on instruction, portfolio building, and critique. As an ADDED BONUS every participant will have the opportunity to showcase at least one of their images in a Gallery Exhibition entitled "Chinatown is Not Dead" in a historic restaurant in San Francisco. Have a chance to sell your fine art print!

Zabrina Deng will be sharing her secrets on what made her an international superstar by creating editorial-type, high fashion sessions with her clients. Scott Robert Lim will be teaching his simple yet extraordinary cinematic lighting secrets using constant light for both still photos and video as well as flash for more dramatic looks. This workshop will also cover composition, posing, and lighting tips. Don’t miss this extraordinary workshop with two Sony Artisans with two different styles combining forces to broaden, enhance and inspire your creative spirit.

Tentative Itinerary

Friday, Feb 18 Arrive in San Francisco. Airport SFO or Oakland International OAK

- 1pm to 4 pm: Street Photography in San Francisco Chinatown. Guided tour to include secret and special access locations for some amazing images. Chinatown is a great place for street photography, the people, storefronts, and iconic SF images are classic. Roam the streets and have a great time building your street photography portfolio!

- 6:30 Meet and Greet Dinner in SF Chinatown Area TBA. We will discuss more details about the workshop and get to know each other over eats and drinks. Questions about the workshop or photography are always welcome. Sit down and talk with two international master photographers and be mentored! Worth the price of admission. 

Saturday, Feb 19

10am to 1pm: Lecture at the oldest restaurant in San Francisco. Iconic Location that will provide an amazing backdrop and environment for our styled shoot later in the day. Lunch will be at the location. We will be teaching how to style and plan an editorial shoot. We will go over assignments and what imagery we need to include to meet the requirements of the magazine our images will appear in. Topics include Style, Composition, Posing, and Lighting. 

1pm to 3pm: Preplan your shots and survey the SF Chinatown area

3pm - 7pm: Styled Session with models begins! Have fun working in groups and have the option to see how master photographers Zabrina and Scott set up, compose, light, and pose their subjects. See how experts arrange and set up their images. 

Sunday, Feb 20

10am to 1pm: Select and prepare at least one of your images to exhibit at our gallery showing that evening. Your image will be professionally printed and mounted for gallery display. You can keep this framed image to bring home as a reminder. You can even price your print for sale if you wish. To have your image included in the gallery there will be an additional gallery prep fee. Scott and Zabrina will help with the selection process and give editing suggestions and instructions for your photograph(s)

2pm to 5pm: Styled shoot with models at an iconic SF location! TBA

6pm - 9pm: Gallery Exhibit in San Francisco Chinatown

Inspiration Imagery | Private Facebook Group for ALL DETAILS


  • San Francisco Workshop

    Feb 18-20th, San Francisco, CA with Scott Robert Lim and Zabrina Deng

    +$19.88 service fee
    Sale ended
  • Gallery Print

    Framed 11x17 print that will be a part of the Gallery Exhibit. This includes: Professionally printed 11x17, matted, and framed. More than one print can be ordered and this is optional.

    +$3.75 service fee
    Sale ended



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