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Your Keys To Getting The Most From This Course2:24
Day 1, Get a Great Smile4:32
Day 2, How To Position Your Subjects Feet2:47
Day 3, How to Build Angles in the Body2:18
DAY 4, How To Get Proper Head Position2:49
Day 5, How To Pose Big People4:03
Day 6, How To Build Even More Angles3:07
Day 7, Discover Better Light1:39
Day 8, Learn Secrets To Moving Subjects1:34
Day 9, Create Great Backgrounds5:52
Day 10, Child Photography12:21
Bonus! Day 11, Understand Where To Gaze5:13
Bonus! Day 12 Footwork For Better Poses8:19
About This Class
How to take pictures that matter.
Create stunning portraits by discovering the foundational, core skills most people overlook. Learn photography the right way. You'll also get to ask questions (get fast answers), encourage other students, submit your work for CC, and enjoy a supportive community of photographers.
Master a professional portrait photography method in this introductory course.
- Discover great light with ease
- Build on a solid foundation as a photographer
- Find your creativity as a photographer
Professional tips and tricks to improve your photography today
Learning the foundations of portrait photography that puts a powerful and very useful skill at your fingertips. Portraits have been one of the most enduring disciplines of photography and one of the most powerful.
Being a skilled portrait photographer (and there really aren't many of them out there) opens many doors. Freelance portrait photography and wedding photography are prime jobs for a talented portrait photographer.
Content and Overview
Suitable for beginners and intermediate photographers, in this course you'll learn the fundamentals of portrait photography. You'll build a strong foundation as a photographer that you can use to break into other disciplines of photography such as street photography or wedding photography.
Starting with a practical application section of emotion, light, and movement you'll move on to backgrounds, poses, and directing.
You will have the skills to setup, shoot, and see in your mind's eye professional portraits when the course is complete.
Then, put your skills to use as we submitt our projects and enjoy learning from each other.
See you on the inside!
Oh, one more thing!
For those of you who are not on premium membership, here is a link to free enrolment for this class =) There are 50 free places currently.
Have a great day! =)
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Why are 7,000 students enrolled in my online courses?
- They get results, my methods are simple and they work
- They understand, the lessons are short and effective
- They enjoy the experience and the fun of learning
- They want to improve their life
- They want to become something more
Want to become better?
Want to understand your camera, lighting, marketing, and business?
Want to learn pro lighting tips?
Then start learning today and join me inside my courses.
Jon is a coach, business owner, photography instructor with over 7,000 students who he teaches online and in person. He's also a professional portrait photographer. He is a passionate teacher and visual artist showcasing the beauty of life one portrait and photography class at a time. His passion has led him from photography to instruction where he continues his vision of finding and showcasing the beauty of life. He has published photography tutorials in Popular Photography Magazine, and Digital Photography School.
Jon maintains a studio in Hawaii.
You can see his work at https://www.bhcportraitphotography.com
Jon holds an B.S. in Mechanical Engineering where he graduated with honors. He also holds a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering again graduating with top marks from the James a Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland. He pursues his passion of photography and instructing all over the world.
To create photographers who can capture the beauty of life all over the world and share it in order to make the world a more beautiful, peaceful, and understanding place.
A world connected through images where we are sharing in the beauty life while in community.