Take the Fear Out of Photographing People!

Do you get nervous photographing people? Are you looking to capture more creative portraits? Do you question what lens you should use for your portraits? In our comprehensive portraiture photography workshop, we will teach you to create stunning photos of your family, friends or clients. You will learn key topics and techniques to drastically improve your portraits.

During this class, you can expect to learn how to use natural light, compositional elements and techniques to help flatter any subject.

We will cover a variety of topics from the best times of the day to photograph, to using reflectors to help improve your portrait photography techniques.

When you’re finished with this class, you’ll be able to “see” in a different way. You will walk away with the knowledge and confidence to create stunning portraits.

What to Expect in the Portraiture Photography Workshop

We will cover a variety of topics to help you improve your skills and boost your confidence when taking those portraits. We will cover the topics below:

  • Natural light techniques.
  • Window light techniques.
  • Composition and visual story telling.
  • How to use angles to change the look and ‘feel’ of your images.
  • Cropping.
  • Choosing your locations.
  • Best times of day to photograph.
  • Using Diffusers and Reflectors.
  • Lens considerations.

We will use the last 25 – 40 minutes of the class to practice portraiture using window light with classmates to put what we learned into practice.

Using Your Manual Mode is a prerequisite for this class. How to photograph in Manual Mode will not be covered in this class.

LEVEL:Intermediate Level Workshop


5 – 5.5 hours

Using Your Manual Mode
COST:$221 (plus tax).
COURSE REQUIREMENT: You will need to bring your own DSLR or Mirrorless camera and accessories with you to practice with for the class.






Class Location: Downtown
Work Nicer | Beaver House
10160 103 St NW, Edmonton, AB.




Class Location:
Work Nicer | Rail Yards
1206 20 Ave SE, Calgary, AB.


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