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CreativeLive

Portrait Photography Bootcamp

via CreativeLive

Overview


Humans are social creatures. We love to reflect on ourselves and the people we cherish, and we like to have that ability whenever we please. Portrait photography is an excellent skill to cultivate for anyone with a camera - whether you're simply taking better photos of your family or want to build out your business's portrait portfolio.
Lindsay will walk you through everything you need to know to take great portraits. 
You’ll learn about:
  • Camera selection, settings, and accessories
  • Lighting and lenses
  • Posing and directing men, women, full-figured subjects, and groups
Portrait Photography Bootcamp will start at the very beginning and help you establish a foundation for all styles of portrait photography. You’ll learn about the essential elements of a good portrait; lighting, posing and expression. Then you’ll learn how to work with what you've got, with instruction on shooting with window, natural, indoor, and studio lights.

Syllabus

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Cameras
  • Lens & Focus
  • Cropping & Composition
  • Group / Accessories
  • Intro to Studio Lighting
  • Modifiers
  • Natural Light Essentials
  • Speedlights
  • Training Your Eye - Light
  • Directing and Posing Headshots
  • Posing Couples
  • Posing Individuals Full Length
  • Posing Groups
  • Posing: Training Your Eye
  • Headshots: 3 Go To Set Ups for Men and Women
  • Quick Reference: Photographing Men
  • Quick Reference: Photographing Women and Full Figure
  • Quick Reference: Photographing Couples
  • Quick Reference: Photographing Families and Groups

Taught by

Lindsay Adler

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