Fine Art Nude

A fine art nude workshop presented by Laura Wichman and Dakota Snow

Laura Wichman - Photographer 


Laura Wichman is one of Durham Regions Top Women's Fine Art Photographers. Her home based studio is located in Bowmanville, Ontario.  Laura has over 11 years experience as a portrait photographer and has found her place empowering women.  She has an internationally published and award winning photographer. Laura has been teaching her creative fine art style to photographers in her home studio for the past two years. 

Dakota Snow - Model 


Dakota was born and raised in the Washington DC area, she has 5 years experience as an Art Nude Model and has been modeling full time for 4 years. Dakota travels all over the world and has modeled with top photographers. Dakota is published in a variety of online and print mags including,  Dark Beauty and Vogue Italia. You will see images of Dakota hanging in various  museums and galleries such as The Phillips Collection and Last Rites Gallery. Dakota is currently residing in the Washington DC area. 

The above images were taken by Laura of Dakota in Laura's studio in 2018.

The banner image was taken by Laura and is of Kaitlin Chapple

Workshop Details

Date: Saturday June 6, 2020

Time: 9:00-4:00

Where: 150 Jennings Dr. Bowmanville, Ontario

Cost: $400 early bird $450 after March 1, 2020 

Laura and Dakota will walk you through a full day of making Fine Art Nude images. This workshop will include discussions, demonstrations and live shooting.

Topics to be included:

  • What is a fine art nude
  •  Do's and Don'ts of working with a nude model
  • creating a safe space
  • Working with wardrobe - flowers, fabric, wraps, jewelry, headpieces
  • Lighting the nude model 
  • posing


We will work through three different sets and styles of Nude Art

  • soft light and posing with fabrics
  • Dramatic Lighting and nude posing 
  • Bodyscapes


Each student will get a multiple shooting times broken into 5 minute segments. 

A full catered lunch will be included

*Please note this workshop will require a minimum of 4 people to run and once your spot is reserved it is non refundable.

If for any reason the workshop does not reach the minimum any registered participants will have their money fully refunded or credited towards a different workshop.