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Fine Art Nude Photography

with Lindsay Adler

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  •   01 Class Introduction

  •   03 Fine Art Nude Posing Essentials


Class duration: 5h 3m

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About The Class

Learn to light, pose, and highlight the human body form


Fine Art Nude Photography is about capturing the beauty of the human form. Using light, shadows, posing and creative expression, you can bring out the beauty of your subjects and the human body. Since communication is of the utmost importance when photographing nudes, Lindsay Adler will discuss the etiquette of preparation, setting expectations, directing and working with your subjects. She’ll cover posing techniques and tips on what to emphasize and what to avoid, and discuss the importance of lighting and how it affects the body form. Lindsay will also discuss how to push yourself creatively while maintaining a tasteful and artistic vision.
You’ll learn:

  • Common posing mistakes and what to watch for in your subject while directing 
  • What modifiers and lighting setups work and how they impact the appearance of the human form 
  • How to accentuate muscles, shapes, and lines with light and camera angles 
  • Exploration of creativity with the use of body paint and fabric and other props
Whether you are pushing yourself in your boudoir photographing, offering a unique portrait session or exploring your personal fine artwork, this class will elevate your creative process, both technically and artistically, when photographing the nude form. 

Included with the purchase of this class are videos that were not aired during the live broadcast. These additional lessons will continue to further your fine art education. You can download all additional videos by clicking on the "Class Materials" tab.

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

  2. 02

    Etiquette and Preparation

  3. 03

    Fine Art Nude Posing Essentials

  4. 04

    Posing to Accentuate Shape (contains nudity)

  5. 05

    Classic Poses for Nude Male (contains nudity)

  6. 06

    Classic Poses for Nude Female (contains nudity)

  7. 07

    Sculpting with Light and Shadow

  8. 08

    Lighting: Definition and Separation

  9. 09

    Lighting: Low Key Male And Female (contains nudity)

  10. 10

    Lighting: High Key Female (contains nudity)

  11. 11

    Patterns and Projection (contains nudity)

  12. 12

    Nude as Fine Art (contains nudity)

  13. 13

    Nude as Creative Canvas: Male Statue

  14. 14

    Nude as Creative Canvas: Female Statue

  15. 15

    Nude as Creative Canvas: Splatter Paint Torso


Meet Your Expert

Lindsay Adler

Fashion photographer Lindsay Adler has risen to the top of her industry as both a photographer, educator, and Canon Explorer of Light. Based in New York City, her fashion editorials have appeared in numerous fashion and photography publications including Marie Claire, Elle, InStyle, Noise, Essence, Zink Magazine, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer and dozens more. As a photographic educator, she is one of the most sought after speakers internationally, teaching on the industry's largest platforms and most prestigious events.  ... read more

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93% of students recommend this class.
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    December 2016

    Amazing speaker, instructor and great photographer. The lighting and posing technique is imperative but she gives a lot of small tid bits and tricks that have already set me apart from other photographers. I love her work but I love her teaching style more. I recommend all her classes!

  • user 0256e5

    user 0256e5

    December 2016

    It is a delight to watch someone who has so much passion for her art and Lindsay exudes passion and accompanies that with a great teaching style. She shares her knowledge and has a lot of great tips. I think this class makes a great intro to the subject. For me, this was time well spent.

  • fortheloveofit2000

    December 2016

    So much to be thankful for, so brilliant your work Linsdsay.Tank you creative live for sharing the free live viewing wow!

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