Portrait Photography Fundamentals
4.3 (55 ratings)
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Portrait Photography Fundamentals

Learn the basics of portrait photography for stunning results
4.3 (55 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.
763 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2019
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • learn easy lighting techniques
  • proper camera setting for portraits
  • tips and techniques for better portrait photographs
Requirements
  • camera
Description

Taking great photographs of people, especially your loved ones, can often be difficult to do. The camera settings, lighting decisions, posing techniques, and everything else in between, make for a variety of things to consider when trying to create a great photograph. 

In this course, you'll learn how to take professional looking portraits, no matter your skill level or the type of gear you have. This portrait photography course will jump start your technique for photographing people. We look at some of the better approaches to creating portraits that both photographer and subject can be proud of.

You'll learn the techniques for making great light with basic tools, and the best methods for helping people look their best while remaining comfortable. We'll also get into on how to use reflectors, diffusers, and simple strobe setups to maximize existing light, and adjust your camera settings to get excellent raw results.

Who this course is for:
  • photographers
  • anyone wanting to take better portrait photos
Course content
Expand all 18 lectures 01:34:31
+ Camera Setting and Setup
4 lectures 24:28
Camera settings and depth of field
05:01
Shooting mode
06:56
Which Lens?
05:29
+ Tools
3 lectures 19:17
Reflector and foam core
04:53
Lighting tools and tips
04:38
Speed lights
09:46
+ Taking Amazing Portraits
4 lectures 20:48
Making people look great
02:09
Using Shadows and positioning the subject
10:01
Camera height
02:56
People tips
05:42
+ Wrap up
2 lectures 16:29
Additional tips
15:30
Conclusion
00:59