Capturing The Face: The Elements of Creative Portrait Photography | David Miller | Skillshare

Capturing The Face: The Elements of Creative Portrait Photography

David Miller, Multimedia Artist For Primordial Creative studio

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8 Videos (16m)
    • Intro

      1:00
    • Your Subjects

      2:58
    • Compelling Concept

      2:24
    • Styling

      3:40
    • Formal Design Qualities

      1:26
    • Camera and Lens Choice

      1:49
    • FX

      2:19
    • Wrap Up + Project

      0:35

About This Class

When you have a compliant subject in a creative portrait shoot, the only limits are your imagination and budget.  In this class we focus on the concepts behind unique portrait photography by looking at the work of dozens of world class photographers past and present.  We'll cover where to find subjects, how to approach them, the pros and cons of different types of gear, and some wild approaches to post work and in camera effects that allow you to make unique imagery.

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David Miller

Multimedia Artist For Primordial Creative studio

I'm David, a multimedia artist in Phoenix, and my studio is Primordial Creative.  

 

I have always been interested in the visual arts from an early age- drawing, painting, and clay- but around my high school years I became interested in photography for the social aspect of involving other people, the adventure inherent in seeking out pictures, and the presentation of reality that wasn't limited by my drawing skills.

 

One thing in my work that h...

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