Classic Studio Portrait Photography - Learn The Art Of Classic Lighting & Posing

Mark Timberlake, Teaching Skills

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20 Videos (1h 26m)
    • 01 Introduction

    • 02 Open Loop Lighting

    • 03 Closed Loop Lighting

    • 04 Butterfly Lighting

    • 05 Split Lighting

    • 06 Short Lighting

    • 07 Broad Lighting

    • 08 Rembrandt Lighting

    • 09 Studio Backgrounds

    • 10 Preparing The Subject

    • 11 Choosing The Facial Angle

    • 12 Posing The Body

    • 13 Body Poses And Posture

    • 14 Body Poses The Light Pose For Males

    • 15 Body Poses The Shadow Pose For Females

    • 16 Group Shots Basic Core Principles

    • 17 Couples Shots Basic Core Principles

    • 18 Black And White Portrait Tips A Refresher

    • 19 Lens Choices In The Studio

    • 20 Classic Studio Course Activities


About This Class

Photography - Classic Portrait Photography

Learn the classic studio lighting photography styles and skills that a professional portrait photographer uses.

Portrait Photography:

Do you want to take beautiful images of people?

Portrait photography is one of least understand disciplines in photography…

Because most photographers have never been taught the basics...

Good Portrait Photography:

Good portraiture is as much science as it is an art form!

Once you understand a few simple principles you will be able to take classic beautiful portraits of your subjects!

These principles will move you away from amatuer portraiture and move you towards professional portraiture where you will understand how lighting patterns work and what the classic lighting conventions are.

State Of The Art Virtual Studio:

This course was created using a virtual photography studio.

All elements are designed to be simple and easy to visually comprehend and understand using a virtual 3d environment.

You will instantly be able to see the lighting patterns we are teaching and how the lights create those patterns.

All the virtual studio sets come with PDF downloads so you can set your own lighting to match the lesson sets!

What You Will Learn:

In this course you will learn the basic lighting techniques that professional portrait photographers use and the basic equipment required.

You will learn the difference between a soft light source and a hard light source and how that affects your images.

You will learn the classic lighting patterns professional portrait photographers use and the correct lighting terminology for portraiture.

You will learn how to create beautiful yet simple portraits with simple flash photography on a tight budget.

We will also teach you how to prepare your subjects, how to pose their bodies and how to pose their faces.

We will also discuss the basics of choosing a lens for portraiture.






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Mark Timberlake

Teaching Skills

Mark runs a marketing company called SME Heroes, which specializes in training on all things to do with online course creation and online marketing.

He has extensive experience with online business in various forms over the last 14 years and loves to share his hard won lessons and techniques for online business success.

In addition he also has over 12 years experience in online retail and over 5 years experience as a commercial photographer.

This means he has a deep bread...

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