Creative Photography - Photography Composition & Portrait Photography Masterclass

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Creative Photography - Photography Composition & Portrait Photography Masterclass

4.8( 7 REVIEWS )


Creative Photography - Photography Composition & Portrait Photography Masterclass Take This Course


If you are new to studio photography and want to learn some of the latest lighting techniques used by professional studio photographers, then you are in the right place!

This course will help you to develop a personal style and confidence with technique and skills. With this course, you will go through step by step lessons and gain a broad introduction to creative photography and explore the basic rules of composition and style of lighting.

This comprehensive course covers everything that you should know from setting up a studio, know your camera, master the digital techniques, explore the background to different genres.

You will also discover the core principles of composition and understand different studio concepts and patterns, colour and black and white photography, etc.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Master camera skills and exposure control to create compelling portraits.
  • Gain a firm understanding of lighting techniques including studio lighting.
  • Learn about project development and get creative ideas.
  • Improve your knowledge of digital image manipulation and editing.
  • Determine the fundamental laws of composition.
  • Master the art of Portrait Photography, Visual Language Of Photography, and Studio Photography.
  • Learn the classic studio lighting techniques used In-Studio Photography.
  • Gain a brief history of photography
  • Get led by field experts and delve deeper into portrait photography.

Who is this Course for?

Creative Photography – Photography Composition & Portrait Photography Masterclass is perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic background.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

CPD Certificate from Course Gate 

At the successful completion of the course, you can obtain your CPD certificate from us. You can order the PDF certificate for £9 and the hard copy for £15. Also, you can order both PDF and hardcopy certificates for £22.

Career path

This course opens a new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also gives you the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge along with required skills to become successful. You will be able to add our qualification to your CV/resume which will help you to stand out in the competitive job industry.

Course Curriculum

A Brief History of Photography
Is It Art 00:08:00
A Brief History Of Photography 00:06:00
The Great Debate 00:09:00
Activities 00:02:00
The Art Of Seeing
Introduction 00:01:00
The Ordered Universe 00:08:00
Beauty Detector 00:04:00
Let There Be Light 00:07:00
The Photographer’s Playground 00:11:00
Activities 00:01:00
Seeing The Light
Introduction 00:01:00
Seeing The Light 00:05:00
Hard Light 00:09:00
Soft Light 00:09:00
Colour Temperature 00:03:00
Activities 00:01:00
Controlling The Light
Introduction 00:01:00
Working The Scene 00:02:00
Moving Your Feet 00:08:00
Moving Your Subject 00:07:00
Move Your Light 00:07:00
Activities 00:01:00
Capturing The Light
Introduction 00:01:00
Your Camera 00:18:00
The Three Levers 00:11:00
ISO 00:05:00
The Shutter 00:07:00
The Aperture 00:13:00
Activities 00:01:00
Processing The Light
Introduction 00:01:00
The Digital Darkroom 00:10:00
Lightroom Edit 00:10:00
Snapseed Edit 00:07:00
Activities 00:01:00
The Core Principles Of Composition
Introduction 00:01:00
The Language Of Composition 00:02:00
The Subject 00:08:00
The Environment 00:06:00
Leading The Eye 00:04:00
Evoking Emotion 00:05:00
Symmetry 00:06:00
Activities 00:01:00
The Basic Rules Of Composition
Introduction 00:01:00
The Rule Of Thirds 00:09:00
Leading Lines 00:07:00
The Highest Point Of Contrast 00:13:00
Activities 00:01:00
Color Photography
Introduction 00:01:00
Adventures In Color 00:06:00
Hue, Saturation, Luminosity 00:03:00
The Color Wheel 00:12:00
Working With Color 00:10:00
Simple Color Edit 00:09:00
Activities 00:01:00
Black And White Photography
Introduction 00:01:00
Why Black And White 00:04:00
King Luminosity 00:04:00
A Zone System 00:05:00
Seeing In Black And White 00:06:00
A Simple Black And White Edit 00:07:00
Activities 00:01:00
Controlling The Frame
Introduction 00:01:00
In The Frame 00:14:00
Isolating The Subject 00:08:00
Negative Space 00:05:00
Framing Your Subject 00:07:00
Abstract And Geometric Composition
Introduction 00:01:00
Abstract Images 00:06:00
Seeing Like An Architect 00:06:00
Strong Visual Elements 00:09:00
Activities 00:01:00
Creative Portraiture
Introduction 00:01:00
The In Between Moments 00:05:00
The Eyes 00:08:00
Body Language And Gesture 00:12:00
Activities 00:01:00
Finding Yourself As A Photographer
Introduction To Finding Yourself As A Photographer 00:01:00
Creating An Image 00:07:00
Creating A Style 00:08:00
Creating A Series 00:02:00
Creating A Body Of Work 00:03:00
Sharing Your Work 00:06:00
Natural Light Portrait Photography
Introduction To Natural Light Portrait Photography 00:01:00
Finding Your Light 00:03:00
Hard Light And Soft Light – A Recap Of The Basics 00:05:00
Outside Soft Light 00:09:00
Inside Soft Light 00:08:00
Outside Hard Light 00:14:00
Inside Hard Light 00:08:00
Finding Your Background – Simple Backgrounds 00:04:00
Finding Your Background – Complex Backgrounds 00:06:00
Posing Your Subject – A Refresher 00:04:00
Projects For Natural Light Photography 00:01:00
Building A Home Based Portrait Studio On A Budget
Introduction To Home Based Photography Studio 00:01:00
Finding Your Studio Location 00:06:00
Camera Choices 00:05:00
Lens Choices 00:02:00
Equipment List 00:09:00
Additional Studio Equipment 00:05:00
Basic Studio Lighting Set Up 00:06:00
Finding Clients For Your Business 00:06:00
Recording Your Floor Plans 00:01:00
Dealing With The Public 00:03:00
Activities For Home Based Photography Studio 00:01:00
Classic Studio Portrait Photography
Introduction To Classic Studio Portrait Photography 00:01:00
Open Loop Lighting 00:05:00
Closed Loop Lighting 00:05:00
Butterfly Lighting 00:06:00
Split Lighting 00:06:00
Short Lighting 00:04:00
Broad Lighting 00:03:00
Rembrandt Lighting 00:07:00
Studio Backdrops 00:03:00
Preparing The Subject 00:06:00
Choosing The Facial Angle 00:07:00
Posing The Body 00:05:00
Body Poses And Posture 00:03:00
Body Poses – The Light Pose For Males 00:04:00
Body Poses – The Shadow Pose For Females 00:04:00
Group Shots – Basic Core Principles 00:03:00
Couples Shots – Basic Core Principles 00:10:00
Black And White Portrait Tips – A Refresher 00:01:00
Lens Choices In The Studio 00:01:00
Classic Studio Course Activities 00:01:00
Modern Studio Portrait Photography
Introduction to Modern Studio Portrait Photography 00:01:00
Studio Lighting Buying Tips 00:03:00
Strobe Modifers Explained 00:05:00
Standard One Light Techniques 00:09:00
Non Standard One Light Techniques 00:08:00
Two Light Techniques 00:07:00
Three Light Techniques 00:08:00
Four Light Techniques 00:08:00
Hollywood Lighting- Advanced Lighting 00:08:00
Modern Studio Photography Activities 00:01:00
Resources – Creative Photography – Photography Composition & Portrait Photography Masterclass 00:00:00
Certificate and Transcript
Order Your Certificates or Transcripts 00:00:00
Creative Photography - Photography Composition & Portrait Photography Masterclass

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  1. Creative photography & portrait masterclass course


    Amazing course very in-depth i learnt soo much would 100% recommend this course

  2. Creative Photography


    Excellent, very informative, I learned so much about all the aspects of photography.

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