Window Light Portraits: Learn To Use Natural Light Indoors Premium class

JP Danko, Commercial Photographer

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17 Videos (1h 53m)
    • Trailer

      2:40
    • Class Introduction

      4:35
    • Location & Light

      11:45
    • Gear Overview

      2:11
    • Camera Settings

      8:43
    • Silhouette DSLR & Mobile Demonstration

      2:10
    • VSCO Silhouette Editing

      9:50
    • Lightroom Silhouette Editing

      7:16
    • Semi-Silhouette DSLR & Mobile Demonstration

      5:01
    • VSCO Semi-Silhouette Editing

      7:29
    • Lightroom Semi-Silhouette

      12:22
    • Backlit DSLR Demonstration

      4:04
    • Backlit Mobile Demonstration

      1:23
    • Reflectors Demonstration

      3:10
    • Snapseed Backlit Editing

      10:22
    • Lightroom Backlit Editing

      14:41
    • Conclusion

      4:49

About This Class

Internationally published photographer JP Danko (blurMEDIA) is know for his bold, colorful portraits of people in action.  With 17 videos and nearly 2 hours of instruction, JP takes you through everything you need to know to create your own amazing portraits with natural window light - using any camera and all within the comfort of your own living room.  He shares detailed photography techniques for photographing three complete window light setups including camera settings, the use of reflectors and post processing techniques using Lightroom (or Photoshop RAW) and two popular mobile editing apps - Snapseed and VSCO Cam.  JP puts a careful emphasis on understanding the techniques presented so that students will be empowered to take the techniques learned and explore their own artistic vision.  By the end of the class, students will have learned everything needed to create their own beautiful window light portraits.

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One of the best Skillshare classes I've done. Really detailed lessons - and the VSCO Cam, Snapseed & Lightroom editing lessons were super helpful.

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JP Danko

Commercial Photographer

JP Danko is an active lifestyle photographer based in Toronto, Canada. JP can change a lens mid-rappel, swap a memory card while treading water, or use a camel as a light stand. His work is distributed by Stocksy United.

JP also publishes a weekly photography column at DIYphotography.net, one of the worlds most popular online photography resources.

To see more of his work please visit his studio website blurMEDIAphotography, or follow him on TwitterInstagram and 500px.