Portrait Photography Bootcamp
with Lindsay Adler
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06 Intro to Studio Lighting1:13:03
Class duration: 13h 46mSee all 20 lessons
About The Class
learn to take stunning portraits.
Lindsay will walk you through everything you need to know to take great portraits.
- Camera selection, settings, and accessories
- Lighting and lenses
- Posing and directing men, women, full-figured subjects, and groups
Introduction and Overview1:53:24
Lens & Focus1:01:58
Cropping & Composition35:28
Group / Accessories45:29
Intro to Studio Lighting
Learn about the principles of light and how these fundamentals can be applied in a photography studio.1:13:03
Natural Light Essentials21:01
Training Your Eye - Light28:08
Directing and Posing Headshots46:50
Posing Individuals Full Length25:35
Posing: Training Your Eye15:34
Headshots: 3 Go To Set Ups for Men and Women37:11
Quick Reference: Photographing Men29:39
Quick Reference: Photographing Women and Full Figure48:15
Quick Reference: Photographing Couples36:55
Quick Reference: Photographing Families and Groups30:43
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 moreSee instructor's Classes
Lighting on Location
98% of students recommend this class.
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One of my favorite courses thus far on Creative Live, and definitely well worth the purchase price. Lindsay effectively demystifies many of the critical stumbling blocks to achieving a practical understanding of many critical elements of portrait photography. I would rate this course as being perfect for the advanced photographer - a couple of the concepts might be beyond that of a casual/intermediate photographer, but even they would probably gain a great deal from this course. Her discussion on equipment, in particular was superbly done, and allows one to move forward in beginning to make the right choices to achieve whatever effect one is after in terms of capturing the subject. Finally, the great thing about this course, and the thing which makes it such a great value, is the overall scope of what is being taught. Lindsay covers almost everything imaginable, and does it all in a manner which is enjoyable, and makes the time fly by. There were many, many times during the various days of this course during which Lindsay would share some particularly great tip or technique, and I would think "Insert bookmark here." I don't dole out praise easily (actually left a fairly scathing review on another course here recently) but this course has won me over. Highly, HIGHLY recommended. I'm definitely going to check out her other courses as well.
This is Lindsay's best course to date and believe me, she has given us some good ones already on Creative Live. She hit this one out of the park! She was very well prepared and organized. I could tell that Lindsay put a lot of work into preparation for the class because she just kept giving us great information non stop. There was no down time or wasted moments. All future instructors on Creative Live should be encouraged to watch this course just to see what good instruction looks like. Lindsay has evolved over the past few years and just keeps getting better as time passes. Thank you Lindsay and thank you Creative Live for a job well done! Craig Banton
Lindsay is a great teacher by nature...She is a very talented, knowledgeable and experienced fashion/portrait photographer and I really like the way she shares her knowledge with us. She's got great vibes, lots of good energy and I could honestly watch her videos endlessly...I had already known a few things that this course covers, however Lindsay made it very exciting and I was happy to refresh my knowledge through her lessons. Thank you so much, Lindsay!
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