Simplified Portrait Photography

From ZERO to great portraits, FAST!
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (119 ratings)
2,213 students
1hr 42min of on-demand video
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Actually UNDERSTAND your camera! Know what you DO and DON'T need for great photos (and you don't need much)
How to POSE people simply and easily
Know why LIGHTING makes people look their best and how to really USE it
How to EDIT photos to make them look epic!
The 4 SIMPLE STEPS to great portraits


  • Just bring your phone or any digital camera


The fastest and easiest way to go from NO knowledge of photography, to knowing the essentials to create great portraits NOW! From basic camera controls, to posing, to most importantly: the light! Then how to enhance them further through editing. Practice these simple steps to be creating dynamic people-photos from here on out!

The philosophy on teaching here is KEEP IT SIMPLE. No effort is made to sound complex or "expert" just because big words can be used which no one will understand. The true test of a course is CAN IT BE APPLIED to real life. Thus, no BS, no long speeches, just you, me, casual and real, the whole way through. By the end of the course if there is still something you feel you haven't understood or cannot use, then you can email me direct and I will take the time to clarify it for you.

There is plenty of false information out there about photography, cameras, and HOW TO DO IT. This course is comprised of just the BASICS which will WORK every time. And from these fundamentals you can then easily improve to become as skilled as you like. But don't forget, it should be FUN too. So let's get to it!

Who this course is for:

  • For people who don't know anything about taking portraits but wanna be great, fast!


Pro Photography Teacher
Luke Ayers
  • 4.7 Instructor Rating
  • 119 Reviews
  • 2,213 Students
  • 1 Course

Self-taught, real-talking photographer and filmmaker working professionally in the visual arts for over a decade. Australian-born, worked internationally for over 200 companies. Enjoys seeing others when they, too, realise they can do it. Photography ISN'T DIFFICULT to learn.

"If you can't understand and apply it, then the teacher hasn't done their job correctly."

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