Showing Beauty, Style & Emotions
A portrait can capture style, emotions, memories and much more! Natural light, real life settings and relaxed posing are all characteristics of good Lifestyle portraiture. This hands-on workshop will cover shooting locations, what times of day offer the best lighting, using natural lighting and tips for using a reflector.
“I am so grateful to have found GTA!!! I now feel so much more comfortable with my camera, not at all daunted by it, and am enjoying putting my newly learned skills to the test with gratifying results, and understanding where things can be improved. The quality of teaching, content, and so on was stellar.”
– A. H. Rubenstein
- Compositional tips for portraiture
- Natural lighting techniques and how to use a reflector
- Candid photography
- Relaxed posing for natural looking shots
- Current trends and how to work with tricky subjects/scenarios
- Equipment considerations (lenses, reflectors, etc.)
Indoor & Outdoor Lighting
Lighting is the key to any great shot and in this course we’ll focus on lighting techniques for both indoor and outdoor photos. Learn how to look for natural daylight and how to modify it to best suit your subject and your own creative vision.
When shooting portraits you have to be able to make your subjects comfortable while giving them clear direction. Our portraiture instructors have lots of shooting experience and will give you their expertise advice based on their experience. They’ll make sure you make your subjects look their very best!
Tricky Subjects & Scenarios
Photographing little kids, shooting big groups of people or photographing a back lit subject are just some of the tricky conditions you might be faced with. We’ll give you all the tips you need to make your photo shoot fun for you and your subject while resulting in really stunning images.
This course will cover a lot of great info and to make sure you get a really solid understanding of the material, we’ve integrated demo and practice time into the workshop. This will be a chance for you to only practice what you’re learning but to also ask the instructor any extra questions you might have.