Headshot and Portrait Track

Track Courses

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Creating portraits under natural light gives you the flexibility to shoot at almost any time of day with a minimal amount of gear. In this class Matt teaches everything you need to know to take your natural light portraits to the next level. You’ll learn what to consider when choosing a camera body and lens […]

Beginner Basics: Natural Light Portrait Photography close

Creating portraits under natural light gives you the flexibility to shoot at almost any time of day with a minimal amount of gear. In this class Matt teaches everything you need to know to take your natural light portraits to the next level. You’ll learn what to consider when choosing a camera body and lens […]
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Discover a cool recipe for a dramatic lighting look with Scott Kelby! Join Scott as he shows you, step-by-step, how to configure your camera, arrange the lighting, position the subject, and create a very nice, yet dramatic lighting look. You’ll learn the full process, from the initial setup to the subject direction to the retouching […]

Photo Recipes: Dramatic Light close

Discover a cool recipe for a dramatic lighting look with Scott Kelby! Join Scott as he shows you, step-by-step, how to configure your camera, arrange the lighting, position the subject, and create a very nice, yet dramatic lighting look. You’ll learn the full process, from the initial setup to the subject direction to the retouching […]
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Mastering Headshot Photography isn’t about the technical aspects of lighting or gear, instead it’s all about learning how to pull expression out of your subject. It all comes down to the communication between you and your subject, and you’re the one responsible for making it happen. Join Peter in his studio while he works one-on-one […]

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Mastering Headshot Photography isn’t about the technical aspects of lighting or gear, instead it’s all about learning how to pull expression out of your subject. It all comes down to the communication between you and your subject, and you’re the one responsible for making it happen. Join Peter in his studio while he works one-on-one […]
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Entertainment photographer Jeremy Cowart is known for his celebrity portraits, album covers, and concert photography. Follow Jeremy, Scott Kelby, and crew on a live shoot as they scout for locations around Venice Beach. They’ll work with portable equipment along with natural light and the ambient environment to compose his creative shots. Jeremy takes us on […]

On Location Photography, Part 1 close

Entertainment photographer Jeremy Cowart is known for his celebrity portraits, album covers, and concert photography. Follow Jeremy, Scott Kelby, and crew on a live shoot as they scout for locations around Venice Beach. They’ll work with portable equipment along with natural light and the ambient environment to compose his creative shots. Jeremy takes us on […]
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In Part II of this on location series, join Scott Kelby and entertainment photographer Jeremy Cowart out on Venice Beach. Watch Jeremy’s creativity come to life as he finds and uses different locations (within 100 feet of each other) to create a variety of different looks and styles in his photographs. He shares his experience […]

On Location Photography, Part 2 close

In Part II of this on location series, join Scott Kelby and entertainment photographer Jeremy Cowart out on Venice Beach. Watch Jeremy’s creativity come to life as he finds and uses different locations (within 100 feet of each other) to create a variety of different looks and styles in his photographs. He shares his experience […]
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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 […]

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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 […]
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The Art of the Edit

with Peter Hurley

It’s all about the edit! You’ve just had an awesome photo session and now you need to narrow it down to just the best ones. How do you do it? Join Peter Hurley as he walks you through a series of live headshot sessions and then talks through his editing process with the subjects at […]

The Art of the Edit close

It’s all about the edit! You’ve just had an awesome photo session and now you need to narrow it down to just the best ones. How do you do it? Join Peter Hurley as he walks you through a series of live headshot sessions and then talks through his editing process with the subjects at […]
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From Flat to Fabulous

with Scott Kelby

Take your photos from flat to fabulous with Scott Kelby! If you’ve ever experienced being let down by how a photo can look right out of the camera then this class is for you. Join Scott as he takes you from start to finish through his entire post-processing workflow on a wide variety of photos, […]

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Take your photos from flat to fabulous with Scott Kelby! If you’ve ever experienced being let down by how a photo can look right out of the camera then this class is for you. Join Scott as he takes you from start to finish through his entire post-processing workflow on a wide variety of photos, […]
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The Photo Recipes series continues with a focus on fashion lighting! Join Scott as he takes you through three different fashion lighting setups, from start to finish, to show you everything you need to know to recreate these fantastic looks. A lot of fashion photography is done with just one light, so whether you are […]

Photo Recipes: Fashion Lighting close

The Photo Recipes series continues with a focus on fashion lighting! Join Scott as he takes you through three different fashion lighting setups, from start to finish, to show you everything you need to know to recreate these fantastic looks. A lot of fashion photography is done with just one light, so whether you are […]
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With outdoor lifestyle photography your job is to sell the experience to the viewer. You need to be able to work in all kinds of lighting situations and with a range of gear-from strobes to diffusion panels-to get the kind of killer shots that makes the viewer wish they were there. Erik takes you through […]

Outdoor Lifestyle Photography close

With outdoor lifestyle photography your job is to sell the experience to the viewer. You need to be able to work in all kinds of lighting situations and with a range of gear-from strobes to diffusion panels-to get the kind of killer shots that makes the viewer wish they were there. Erik takes you through […]
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Go out and start taking headshots! Join Peter Hurley as he brings you the answers to the top 10 headshot questions he gets asked the most. In this class you’ll learn how to chill out your subject, how to get started with a limited budget, how to make people look their best, and how to […]

The Top Ten Headshot Photography Questions Answered close

Go out and start taking headshots! Join Peter Hurley as he brings you the answers to the top 10 headshot questions he gets asked the most. In this class you’ll learn how to chill out your subject, how to get started with a limited budget, how to make people look their best, and how to […]
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Take an inspiration break with Mia McCormick and Peter Hurley, an advertising and commercial photographer based in New York. Peter is known around the world for his ability to draw emotion and expression from people posing for his headshots, but you may not know the story about how he got started and built the business […]

The Art of Photography: The Inspirational Series with Peter Hurley close

Take an inspiration break with Mia McCormick and Peter Hurley, an advertising and commercial photographer based in New York. Peter is known around the world for his ability to draw emotion and expression from people posing for his headshots, but you may not know the story about how he got started and built the business […]
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Every picture tells a story! Join Bill Frakes as he goes on location with subjects such as a mother and son, a corporate executive and a chef in a working kitchen, to learn how to create unique images that instantly tell a deeper story about the subject. Bill shares tips and demonstrates techniques teaching how […]

Career & Lifestyle Portraiture close

Every picture tells a story! Join Bill Frakes as he goes on location with subjects such as a mother and son, a corporate executive and a chef in a working kitchen, to learn how to create unique images that instantly tell a deeper story about the subject. Bill shares tips and demonstrates techniques teaching how […]
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Every location provides its own unique challenges, and you need to be able to pick your battles and rise to the occasion. You’ll learn how to work with a range of gear-from speedlights to strobes to diffusion panels-to get the kind of killer shots that convey a sense of realism and authenticity. Erik takes you […]

Indoor Lifestyle Photography close

Every location provides its own unique challenges, and you need to be able to pick your battles and rise to the occasion. You’ll learn how to work with a range of gear-from speedlights to strobes to diffusion panels-to get the kind of killer shots that convey a sense of realism and authenticity. Erik takes you […]
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Take your photography from flat to flattering! Join Mike Kubeisy as he teaches you a new way to look at light and think about lighting your subjects. We capture images with two dimensional tool, but you can learn how to add a third dimension to your photographs by controlling your lighting to add depth, introduce […]

From Flat to Flattering: Lighting Tricks from a Hollywood Set close

Take your photography from flat to flattering! Join Mike Kubeisy as he teaches you a new way to look at light and think about lighting your subjects. We capture images with two dimensional tool, but you can learn how to add a third dimension to your photographs by controlling your lighting to add depth, introduce […]
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Get up and moving with Erik Valind in his latest class on active lifestyle photography! Lifestyle photography is all about capturing believable moments and showing that ideal reality in an image. When done right it should make you want to jump into the photograph and join the people in the picture. In this class Erik […]

Active Lifestyle Photography close

Get up and moving with Erik Valind in his latest class on active lifestyle photography! Lifestyle photography is all about capturing believable moments and showing that ideal reality in an image. When done right it should make you want to jump into the photograph and join the people in the picture. In this class Erik […]
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Join Scott Kelby for the second installment in his Photo Recipes series with a focus on beauty headshots! Scott takes you through the entire process, from discussing his gear to setting up the lights, and from getting the shots to retouching the final images. This very popular beauty lighting look is easy to pull off […]

Photo Recipes: Beauty Headshots close

Join Scott Kelby for the second installment in his Photo Recipes series with a focus on beauty headshots! Scott takes you through the entire process, from discussing his gear to setting up the lights, and from getting the shots to retouching the final images. This very popular beauty lighting look is easy to pull off […]