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Portrait Photography for Beginners

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You'll learn how to take better portraits with any camera in this complete portrait photography course.

What you'll learn:
  • You will learn how to take better portraits with any camera.
  • Take better photos with your smartphone.
  • Learn 6 tips for improving your portrait photography.
  • Edit your portraits to make them look stunning.
  • Choose a better background and compose your subject.
  • Feel confident interacting and posing your subject.

Welcome to the completePortrait Photography for Beginnerscourse!

We are so excited to help you take better portraits. If you're a relatively new photographer, this is the perfect portrait photography course to help you with this new skill!

You'll learn everything you need to know to take better portraits with any camera - DSLR, mirrorless, smartphone, or point-and-shoot.


Start with our 6 tips to photographing better portraits:

  • Choose a better background and compose your shot
  • Lighting your portraits
  • Properly and creatively expose your photo
  • Play with depth of field
  • Think about colors
  • Interacting and posing your subject

You'll learn portrait photographywith real world demonstrations!

JoinWill Carnahan, professional photographer and instructor, in a full demonstration to see how you can use our 6 tips in real life.

Learn how to edit your portraits to look even better!

Use free and professional photo editing apps on your phone, tablet, or computer. You'll learn how to use different apps to professionally make your portraits look even better.

Share your photos on social media!

Get modern tips for sharing your photos on Instagram and Facebook. Use these tips to advance your professional photography career -if that's what your goal is!


  • Downloadable photos to practice editing with
  • Tips for how to shoot weddings, headshots, and family portraits
  • Premium support from your instructors


So, why should take this course from us? There are plenty of portrait photography courses to choose from. But we believe that we've created a course that can truly help you take better portraits in less time.

Video School Online has created some of the best selling online photography courses, and we always strive to help you learn new skills in a fun and engaging way!

Lastly,we have a 30-day 100% money back guarantee!Try out this course, and see if you like it. There's absolutely no risk!

We can't wait to see you in the course!

Taught by

William Carnahan, Video School and Phil Ebiner


4.5 rating at Udemy based on 1457 ratings

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