Become a Professional Photographer

Learn how to become a professional photographer by taking our online photography classes and make money taking photos!
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2012 English

Course Description

Learn everything on How to become a Professional Photographer with our Online Photography classes. This full course with over 19 lectures and 2.5 hours of content will teach you how to:

1  Shoot beautiful portraits with brilliant & dramatic lighting

2  Take professional photographs for commercial clients with products or food

3  Capture amazing photographs of architecture

4  Get your photographs to really shine & sell with fantastic post-production techniques, and

5  MAKE MONEY as a Photographer

Taught by Richard Riley of Riley Digital Training, these comprehensive online classes aredesigned to show you step-by-step how to get GREAT shots!

Richard has been building amazing photographers for over 30 years and now you can learn how to become a professional photographer directly from him in this online course.

As an added BONUS you can receive up to 15% off on selected software and equipment when you sign up forRiley Digital Training.

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This FREE intro video will show you in detail what is included in each Comprehensive class.

Section 1: Photographing GREAT Portraits

In this class you will learn how to do Narrow Portrait Lighting.


In this class you will learn how to do Broad Portrait Lighting.


In this class you will learn how to do Butterfly Portrait Lighting.


In this class you will learn how to do Fashion Lighting.


In this class you will learn how to do Dramatic Portrait Lighting.


In this class you will learn Different Post & Retouching Styles for a Great Final Portrait.

Section 2: Architecture Photography

In this class you will learn about shooting different Perspectives & the use of Lighting to take Dramatic Architectural shots.


In this class you will learn how to shoot 360 VR's and some Post Production steps for Great Shots.

Section 3: Food & Product Photography

This class will cover different Lighting Techniques to take Great Food & Product shots.


In this class you'll learn how to do High Key Lighting on Food.


In this class you'll learn how to do High Key Lighting on Products.


In this class you'll learn how to do Low Key Lighting on Products.

Food & Product * Post Production
Section 4: Your Photography Style

In this class you will see Different Photography Styles to help you Develop your Own Personal Style of Photography.

Section 5: Stock Photography for Profit

In this class you will see how to Make Money with your Stock Photography.

Section 6: Marketing & Selling Your Photography

This class will teach you how to Market & Sell your Photography.

Section 7: The Business of Photography

In this class you will learn about Billing & How to make a Better Profit with your Photography.

Section 8: Pre-Production

This class will teach you how to do Great Pre-Production so your shoots will be More Successful.

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Instructor Biography

Richard Riley, Riley Productions Inc. President/Director


Awards: Over 250 ADDYS – Gold, Silver, Bronze and Best of shows. Commuication Arts, Nora, Mobus film awards, Golden Circle film awards, Aurora film awards (Best of show) and Clio film awards.

President, Director and Producer, 2007 – Present                

Riley Productions Inc., Fl

Produced, directed and shot a wide range of assignments for clients including Royal Caribbean, Duffy’s Sports Grill, Sam Seltzers, Roadhouse Grill, MetWest, Accon Marine, Tampa Digital, Kelby Training, Visit Florida, Taylor Mathis, Tye Maner Group and 4th Friday Clearwater (All TV spots and branding).

President, Director and Producer, 2000 – 2007          

Rileyarnold Productions Inc., Fl. 

Built a still and film/video production company known for our quality and commitment to client service and satisfaction. "Managed a group of five very talented artist's that produced cutting edge stills and videos." Developed all the photography layering techniques, scheduling, sales and production to shoot all 27 of Royal Caribbean ships world wide. The images are the 360 VR tours and stills of all public areas and state rooms on there web site. Produced TV spots, Music videos and corporate videos for major clients world wide including Ritz Carlton Resorts, Super Clubs, Atlantis Resorts, Simonton Windows and many more.

President, Director and Producer, 1996 – 2000         Richard Riley Productions Inc., Ca

Work exclusively with Jay Silverman of Silverman Productions  Hollywood as Director of Photography. Shooting productions for ABC, NBC, UPN and FOX including network promos for major shows and national TV spots ( Drew Carrey, As the World Turns, Young and the Restless, American Music Awards, and Sprint ) to name a few.

President, Director and Producer,  1990 – 1996       Richard Riley Productions Inc., Fl.

Director and Director of Photography represented by SPLASH FILMS a division of AFI/FILMWORKS Miami. Directed and shot national and regional TV spots for clients including, Sprint, Florida Citrus, Wet and Wild, Subway, Kenny Rodgers Roasters, Miami Subs, John Alden Insurance, Orlando Sentinel and  Florida Keys to name a few.


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