Children's Posing Guide
with Tamara Lackey
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Class duration: 14h 7mSee all 37 lessons
About The Class
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Children are not professional models, nor even enthusiastic about posing. While children are inherently beautiful, they aren’t naturals at sitting still. This creates a hurdle for photographers attempting to capture the personalities of younger, restless subjects. However, it’s not impossible to get a child to pose for the camera — you just have to speak their language.
After more than ten years of shooting, celebrated children's photographer Tamara Lackey has developed a language for effectively communicating with her younger clients. In this 3-day course, you will learn Tamara’s 10-point system designed to secure gorgeous, expressive images — including her formula for building to “the final shot.”
By the end of this workshop, you’ll be armed with a toolkit of tried-and-true methods easily adaptable to your own style of shooting, transforming your children’s photography practice into a seamless workflow.
Clothing Review - Step 232:36
Location - Step 312:50
Mood Management - Step 412:06
Point Lighting - Step 511:34
Technical Settings - Step 610:08
Composition & Framing - Step 7 & 804:29
Details and Expression/Spirit - Step 9 & 1029:05
Urban Shoot Challenges22:36
Photograph Critiques from Students and Audience14:44
Shoot: Bedroom with Baby Desmond16:25
Shoot: Bedroom with Alexis14:02
Shoot: Bedroom with Joseph14:17
Shoot: Bedroom with Alexis and Mom13:34
Introduction To Lessons 17-2319:07
IntroductionComposition and Framing50:19
Park Shoot Challenges1:08:19
Critiques of Students and Photo Contest Submissions37:31
Editing Urban Shoot Photographs in Photoshop24:42
Shoot: Rooftop with Madeline39:46
Shoot: Rooftop with Aiden and Angelina25:05
Introduction To Lessons 25-3708:21
IntroductionShoot: Rooftop with Destyn and Ursula21:45
Shoot: Rooftop with Rowan23:58
Shoot: Rooftop with Mom and Baby17:06
Shoot: Working with Motion with Destyn09:02
Business Scorecard - Part 129:04
Business Scorecard - Part 235:31
Shoot: Living Room with Ari, Eli, Zoe - Part 136:24
Shoot: Living Room - Ari, Eli, Zoe - Part 217:54
Shoot: Living Room with Baby Maria and Mom18:05
Photo Contest Top 2020:58
Workshop Overview & Photographs from Shoots14:19
Q&A with Tamara and Final Thoughts18:48
Tamara Lackey is a renowned portrait photographer and Nikon USA Ambassador whose photography has appeared in a multitude of media outlets, including O Magazine, Men’s Journal, Good Morning America and on The Today Show. She speaks regularly at quite a range of programs, seminars and conventions, from delivering presentations on the Google stage to leading private workshops around the globe. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
System of Organic Directive Posing.pdf
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