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Photographing Everyday People
Lindsay Adler
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Photographing Everyday People
lessons: 19 Course Lessons
duration: 2hr, 24min
published: 2014
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Photographing Everyday People
with Lindsay Adler
Join Lindsay Adler, a portrait and fashion photographer, to learn professional strength techniques for photographing everyday people. In this class you will learn how to utilize all of the tools at your disposal, from posing and lighting to lens choice and clothing selection to get the best possible capture possible. From there Lindsay walks you through an array of post-processing tips and tricks to deal with the most common types of challenges all portrait photographers have to face. By the end of this class you'll feel more confident in your ability to flatter any subject that steps in front of your lens. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)

Join Lindsay as she introduces the concepts covered in this class and lays the foundation for the subsequent lessons.

3min, 45sec
lesson 2: Photographing Anyones Good Side

It is your job to bring out the best in your subject by using techniques that enhance their strengths and downplay their flaws.

4min, 54sec
lesson 3: The Double Chin

There are a number of techniques, from posing to lighting, to help you photograph a person with a pronounced double chin.

8min, 13sec
lesson 4: Curvy

When photographing a person who is a bit more curvy there are a number of do's and don'ts to keep in mind.

9min, 50sec
lesson 5: Plus Size

There are additional posing and lighting techniques that can help you photograph an even more full figured person.

7min, 48sec
lesson 6: Defined Wrinkles

Lighting is one of your greatest tools for reducing the appearance of wrinkles, but makeup and Photoshop are important too.

7min, 24sec
lesson 7: Pronounced Nose

There are a variety of tools to help minimize the appearance of a more pronounced nose.

10min, 55sec
lesson 8: Larger Forehead and Uneven Features

From makeup to lens choice, there are a lot of ways to minimize the forehead and help you deal with uneven features.

9min, 27sec
lesson 9: How Your Camera Sees

Your choice of lens has a big impact on how the subject will look.

11min, 41sec
lesson 10: Using Light to Slenderize the Subject

You can use shadows to control the shape of your subject.

7min, 45sec
lesson 11: Glasses

There are a few techniques to help reduce or eliminate reflections in glasses.

3min, 37sec
lesson 12: Clothing and Body Types

The right clothing can go a long way to flattering your subjects.

8min, 12sec
lesson 13: Photoshop Tools: Liquify

Lindsay introduces some of the Photoshop tools she uses to make her subjects look their best starting with the Liquify Tool.

4min, 45sec
lesson 14: Photoshop Tools: Beyond Liquify

The Liquify Tool can be used a number of ways, but there are additional techniques that allow you to take it further.

5min, 19sec
lesson 15: Photoshop Tools: Reducing Highlights

Building on previous techniques Lindsay demonstrates a few techniques for reducing highlights on oily skin.

6min, 22sec
lesson 16: Photoshop Tools: Wrinkles and Teeth

Lindsay demonstrates techniques to soften wrinkles and brighten teeth.

12min, 43sec
lesson 17: Photoshop Tools: Common Problems

Here are techniques to deal with situations that all portrait photographers have to face at some point.

5min, 52sec
lesson 18: Photoshop Tools: Advanced Retouching

This is an advanced retouching technique involving multiple steps to separate the color and tone from the texture in a subject's face.

8min, 35sec
lesson 19: Photoshop Tools: Double Chin

Lindsay wraps up the class with a few techniques for reducing the appearance of a double chin.

5min, 50sec
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