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Part 1 | Studio Portrait Photography: Crash Course

Part 1 | Studio Portrait Photography: Crash Course

Part 1 - Portrait photography, or portraiture, is aimed toward capturing the personality of a person or group of people by using effective lighting, backdrops, and poses. But most importantly, the craft and skill of effective portraiture are to pinpoint the context...

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Part 2 | Studio Portrait Photography: Crash Course

Part 2 | Studio Portrait Photography: Crash Course

Part 2 - Portrait photography, or portraiture, is aimed toward capturing the personality of a person or group of people by using effective lighting, backdrops, and poses. But most importantly, the craft and skill of effective portraiture are to pinpoint the context...

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Intro To Studio Portrait Photography

Intro To Studio Portrait Photography

This is a 12-part video series covering the basics of studio portrait photography. All of the practical videos feature the original images as they were captured and tethered into Adobe Lightroom Classic, straight from the camera.

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One-Light Portraits

One-Light Portraits

Shooting simple: If you're just starting out in photography or using a strobe or flash for the first time, there are many benefits of just using one light. You might be surprised by just how versatile a single light source can be. Every good portrait starts with one...

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Headshot Photography

Headshot Photography

A head shot or headshot is a modern, clean portrait in which the focus is on the person. The term is applied usually for professional profile images on social media, images used on online dating profiles, the ‘about us page’ or a corporate website and promotional pictures of actors, models, and authors.

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Window Light Portraits

Window Light Portraits

Window light is an excellent, free light source. It can achieve the same effects as much bigger, more expensive lighting equipment. A large window is essentially a huge softbox. It will diffuse light into the room and around the subject that you place in front of it.

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Basic Portrait Posing Tips

Basic Portrait Posing Tips

Posing that makes clients look attractive is a goal for all professional photographers. If posing is: tailored to fit the purpose for which the portrait is to be taken, coordinates with the overall feeling and style you are creating for your client, and makes the...

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Posing: Family, Kids & Seniors

Posing: Family, Kids & Seniors

Natural family photo poses: The best family posing often doesn’t feel posed, even if they are carefully arranged. High School Senior portraits are an excellent opportunity to capture who they are at this very moment, both in personality and style. In general, posing encompasses much more than just the positioning of your subject’s body – it involves the attitude you and the overall mood want them to project.

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Post Processing

Post Processing

Culling • Skin Retouch • Flyaway Hairs • Frequency Separation • Dodge & Burn • Liquifying • Digital Makeup • Color Correction & Grading • Film Looks • Sharpening • Cropping • Photoshop • Capture One • Luminar • Affinity Photo • Exposure • Plug-ins • and more

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