Storytelling through Portrait Photography: Shooting Better Portraits

Brian Kelly, Photographer and Director

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11 Lessons (58m)
    • 1. Trailer

      1:28
    • 2. Introduction

      3:06
    • 3. Introduction: Gear

      2:04
    • 4. In Studio: A Detroit Project

      6:02
    • 5. In Studio: Backdrops & Wardrobe

      4:54
    • 6. In Studio: Lights

      5:56
    • 7. In Studio: Research & Setup

      6:59
    • 8. In Studio: Shooting

      7:23
    • 9. Finding Your Location

      7:04
    • 10. On Location: Outdoor

      7:22
    • 11. On Location: Indoor

      5:19
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About This Class

Tell a story about your community by capturing a portrait of a friend or family member. Demonstrate your understanding of subject, lighting and environment by telling a narrative through your portraits.

Stage the perfect portrait photoshoot with photographer Brian Kelly's fun, 50-minute guide. The class covers everything an aspiring photographer needs to know to take their portrait game to the next level, from location scouting to equipment to lighting. Whether you're shooting on location or in studio, Brian's essential tips will help you make your camera and gear work flawlessly, allowing you to focus on the creative image. By the end of this class, you'll capture captivating photos and achieve the portrait aesthetic that tells your story best.