Going Pro with Portrait Photography: How to Turn Your Photography Hobby into a Job

Sean Dalton, Travel & Lifestyle Photographer

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14 Lessons (1h 20m)
    • 1. Class Introduction

      2:57
    • 2. Establishing a Portfolio

      6:32
    • 3. Class Project

      1:09
    • 4. Entire Portrait Process

      1:44
    • 5. Attributes of a good portrait photographer

      6:38
    • 6. Finding your First Client

      5:19
    • 7. Gear

      7:26
    • 8. Pricing

      8:47
    • 9. Before the Shoot

      4:59
    • 10. Shooting

      15:17
    • 11. Sending Proofs to Clients

      4:32
    • 12. Editing

      8:18
    • 13. After the Shoot

      3:48
    • 14. Closing Thoughts

      2:24
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Project Description

Post 3 portraits that inspire you.

Find and post 3 portraits that inspire you. Perhaps you are drawn to the lighting, the expression of the subject, or just the overall theme of the image.These portraits can come from anywhere, and do not have to be your own.  Leave a short comment on why you are drawn to the images you selected.

RESOURCES

Places to start looking:

  • Instagram
  • Pinterest
  • Flickr
  • Google

Check out Sean's other Skillshare Classes

Questions about the project or not sure where to start? Contact Sean directly at [email protected] or on Instagram at @seandalt.

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