Photography - Classic Portrait Photography
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Photography - Classic Portrait Photography

Portrait Photography - classic studio lighting photography styles
4.5 (20 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
809 students enrolled
Created by Mark Timberlake
Last updated 6/2016
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Current price: $44.99 Original price: $64.99 Discount: 31% off
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 39 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the classic lighting patterns that professional portrait photographers use
  • Understand how to position their flashes so that they can light their subjects properly
  • Understand how to pose their subjects with classic posing techniques
  • Understood portraiture terminology and techniques
Requirements
  • You will need access to photography equipment
  • You will need access to a pdf viewer
  • You will need access to a pc
Description

Photography - Classic Portrait Photography

Learn the classic studio lighting photography styles and skills that a professional portrait photographer uses.

*This course is included in the Photography Composition & Portrait Photography Masterclass - so do not purchase this if you have that course!

Portrait Photography:

Do you want to take beautiful images of people?

Portrait photography is one of least understand disciplines in photography…

Because most photographers have never been taught the basics...

Good Portrait Photography:

Good portraiture is as much science as it is an art form!

Once you understand a few simple principles you will be able to take classic beautiful portraits of your subjects!

These principles will move you away from amatuer portraiture and move you towards professional portraiture where you will understand how lighting patterns work and what the classic lighting conventions are.

State Of The Art Virtual Studio:

This course was created using a virtual photography studio.

All elements are designed to be simple and easy to visually comprehend and understand using a virtual 3d environment.

You will instantly be able to see the lighting patterns we are teaching and how the lights create those patterns.

All the virtual studio sets come with PDF downloads so you can set your own lighting to match the lesson sets!

What You Will Learn:

In this course you will learn the basic lighting techniques that professional portrait photographers use and the basic equipment required.

You will learn the difference between a soft light source and a hard light source and how that affects your images.

You will learn the classic lighting patterns professional portrait photographers use and the correct lighting terminology for portraiture.

You will learn how to create beautiful yet simple portraits with simple flash photography on a tight budget.

We will also teach you how to prepare your subjects, how to pose their bodies and how to pose their faces.

We will also discuss the basics of choosing a lens for portraiture.

Full 100% Money Back Guarantee:

Before we go any further, let me just say, I don't want you to be disappointed.

If you don't like the course for any reason, you can request a full refund in the first 30 days, no questions asked.

Join Me:

So join me on the other side and learn how to create simple yet beautiful portraits with your DSLR camera...

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for amateur photographers who want to learn flash photography and portraiture techniques
  • This is not for advanced photographers who already understand the classic lighting patterns
Course content
Expand all 27 lectures 01:56:13
+ The Classic Lighting Patterns
8 lectures 49:55
Open Loop Lighting
06:35
Closed Loop Lighting
04:48
Butterfly Lighting
06:41
Split Lighting
06:11
Short Lighting
03:57
Broad Lighting
04:03
Rembrandt Lighting
07:42
+ Working With Backgrounds
2 lectures 06:45
Environmental Backgrounds
03:08
Studio Backgrounds
03:37
+ Posing Your Subjects
7 lectures 36:38
Choosing The Facial Angle
07:39
Posing The Body
04:52
Understanding Posture
02:39
Classic Poses - The Light Pose
03:55
Classic Poses - The Shadow Pose
04:17
Posing A Group - The Classic Pose
03:06
Posing A Couple - The Classic Poses
10:10
+ Additional Tips
3 lectures 06:42
Composition Tips
04:29
Lens Choices
00:57
Black & White Portraits
01:16
+ Summary Section
3 lectures 02:00
Course Activities
01:13
The Quiz
00:14
Summary
00:33

Lets see how well you remember the course lesssons!

Quick Quiz
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