Travel Photography for Beginners: Quick Portraits on the Go | Mariya Popandopulo | Skillshare

Travel Photography for Beginners: Quick Portraits on the Go

Mariya Popandopulo, Photographer & Illustrator

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10 Videos (11m)
    • Introduction

    • Сomposition rules still apply

    • Don't obstruct the scene completely

    • Watch out for details

    • Cropping the portrait

    • Aim for flattering light

    • Candid portraits

    • Show how to make a portrait

    • Don't forget to have fun!

    • Conclusion and project

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About This Class

In these short and sweet series of “Travel Photography for Beginners” classes I will talk about light, composition, making portraits and some other helpful tips you may find quite useful. I decided to break these topics into separate classes so it will be easier to digest.

This is the third class of the series and here I will talk about how to make quick portraits on the go

  • How to crop your image?
  • What kind of details are worth watching out for?
  • How to make a candid portrait and why?
  • How to ask to get your picture taken in a way you want it to be? 

So, press enroll button and lets talk about travel portraits!

Don't forget to check out previous classes in the series to get better understanding of Light and composition:

1) Travel Photography for Beginners: Let’s Talk About Light

2) Travel Photography for Beginners: Let’s Talk About Composition!

Prefer traveling light with your phone camera instead of bulky DLSR?

I've got you covered with an iPhone photography class

Be sure to check it out to take your mobile photography to the next level! =)

Oh, one more thing!

For those of you who are not on premium membership, here is a link for a free enrollment in this class =) There are 40 free places currently.

And for those who want to upgrade to premium membership, get 3 months of Skillshare Premium for only $0.99  Here is my link to use that offer

Have a great day! =)

PS If you enjoyed this class I would really appreciate if you review it with thumbs up ;)


Music in intro: “Singing In The Rain (Instrumental)” by David Mumford

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Mariya Popandopulo

Photographer & Illustrator

Hi! My name is Mariya and I am photographer and illustrator based in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

I never could quite decide what do I love more - photography or illustrations, so Im doing both =D

I have illustrations portfolio on Behance

My preferred social media currently is Instagram (no surprise here =D)

I also post comics and doodles under Pinks&Roses name

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