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Portrait Photography for Beginners Class

Categories: Digital Photography

Learn the art behind photographing people in Portrait Photography for Beginners

Class Description

In our Portrait Photography for Beginners class you will get an introduction to the art of photographing people. Learning from a local expert, students will practice necessary techniques for photographing people both in studio and on location.

Learn about a range of topics including posing and interacting with your subject, building rapport, equipment choice, use of natural light and strobes and environmental portrait setup. Practicing with both in studio and outdoor portrait settings students will gain confidence in flattering their subjects.

Portrait Photography for Beginners students will also discuss retouching tools and procedures and at the end of class students will have the opportunity for constructive critique of their images from the instructor.

Portrait Photography for Beginners Classes at Digital Workshop Center
Portrait Photography for Beginners Class Objectives - Digital Workshop Center

Class Objectives

Upon successful completion of the Portrait Photography for Beginners class, students will be able to:

  • Effectively use camera equipment to compose and capture a portrait
  • Comfortably put subjects in a complimentary pose
  • Setup a variety of studio lighting configurations
  • Use natural light, open shade and fill flash in several outdoor portrait settings
  • Take advantage of essential Adobe Photoshop tools to process and retouch portraits.
Class Includes - Digital Workshop Center

Class Includes:

  • 3 hours of training
  • Professional Reference Packet
  • Free access to CoWorking space on class days (FC Only)
  • One month of technical support
  • One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
  • Certificate of Completion
General Information - Digital Wiorkshop Center

General Info:

  • Target student: Beginner to intermediate
  • Computers & software provided in class
  • Class size limited
Class Pre Requisites - Digital Workshop Center

Pre-requisites:

*Student must have their own DSLR camera to participate. It is also recommended that you have the Adobe Photoshop software before starting class.  You can purchase the software or obtain a trial from Adobe.com.
What to Bring
  • – DSLR camera with a fully charged battery
  • – Support hardware i.e. lenses, manuals or card readers may be beneficial but not required
Training Type
Instructor led, group paced with limited class size, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities the ability to practice in an indoor and outdoor setting. Available for Private or Group Sessions.
Financial Aid
Click here to learn more about financial aid options including DWC’s 6-month payment plan, WIOA Workforce grant funding and more.
Terms & Conditions
Please read our Terms and Conditions before you register.

Available Public Classes


Dates/TimesInformation
Wed 11-14-2018
   6:00pm - 9:00pm

Live Classes

Price: $239.00
Space Available: 1 seat(s)
Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - View Map
Classroom: Classroom

Course Closing Date: 11-12-2018
Instructor(s): Josh Hardin

Choose Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins



Available Private Training

Digital Workshop Center offers each class in a private, one-on-one format. Private training may be scheduled around your availability and customized to your specific needs.

Consulting allows you to work one on one with your instructor, but does not follow a class curriculum.

If the public class schedule above is not ideal, please choose from the following options: