What is the Portrait Photography Course about?

What is a portrait? Is it about showing the essence of the subject, or is it a creative expression of the photographer? This is just one of the concepts that we look at on this very popular course. Portrait photography is one of the most challenging, yet rewarding and creative, genres of photography. On the last day, you’ll be working with individual models on location.

Course outline:

  • Introduction to portrait photography
  • Works of some renowned portrait photographers
  • Choosing the right lenses & other camera equipment for your subject
  • Managing & combining artificial & natural light sources
  • Studio lighting & on-camera flash/speedlights
  • Effective 1 light portait lighting
  • Working with models & model releases
  • Composition
  • Directing your subject, putting them at ease to achieve the best results

Level:
A good knowledge of the Beginners Photography and Intermediate Photography Course is required

Duration:
4 Days 2 Weekends / 20 Hours

Places:
8

Requirements:
Digital Camera (DSLR or Mirrorless) with Manual Exposure Mode

Skills Acquired:

You’ll learn to:

  • Direct your subjects, including helping them to feel at ease
  • Control light to achieve different effects, whether daylight, studio lights or speedlights
  • Tell a story through portraiture
  • Produce a series of portrait photographs for your artistic or commercial portfolio
Booking
Daytime Courses
Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu, 10am – 4pm

13 December 2021 - 16 December 2021

Sold out

31 January 2022 - 03 February 2022

£595.008 places remain

07 March 2022 - 10 March 2022

£595.008 places remain

11 April 2022 - 14 April 2022

£595.007 places remain

16 May 2022 - 19 May 2022

£595.008 places remain
Weekend Courses
2 weekends, Sat & Sun, 10am — 4pm

4, 5, 11, 12 December 2021

£595.004 places remain

30 April, 1, 7, 8 May 2022

£595.007 places remain