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Course

How to get started with lifestyle photography

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Description

About this course

This course is in English.

This course sets you up for a practical grasp of a project – from vision to execution. Emma Svensson walks you through planning, methods, logistics, location scouting, casting, storytelling, composition, directing and posing. She reveals what’s in her kit, her driving motivation to shoot at all, how to achieve a personal style and what lifestyle photography is all about.

Suitable for all levels of knowledge

Duration: 1 h 9 min

What you get in this course

  • Instant knowledge on lifestyle photography
  • Ability to elevate content from reality to Instagram
  • Tools to grow your content business
  • Knowledge on how to mix ambient light with flash
What you'll learn

Discover how to:

  • Create a vision
  • Plan a shoot and the logistics around a shoot
  • Have efficient storytelling
  • Do your casting
  • Shoot lifestyle still life/product
  • Choose angles and composition
  • How to mix ambient light with flash
  • Do posing and directing
  • Create your personal style

What you may need

Essential information

Here are some things that are good to know, as well as useful gear to use for this course. These are simply recommendations, not requirements.

Recommended gear

To do the exercises you need at least one light for off-camera use.

For the final hero image in this course we used:

  • 1 x light for on- and off-camera use
  • Extras: light stands

Useful knowledge

  • Lighting skill level: Suitable for all levels of knowledge
  • Camera skill level: Comfortable handling a camera in manual mode

Meet the teacher
Emma Svensson
Adventurer, climber, photographer and vanlifer Emma Svensson has built her brand around natural-looking lifestyle content. Her approach is always very hands-on, but the seemingly effortless process is based on many years of hard-earned professional photography in some of the world’s most spectacular locations. She is popular both for her photographic style, but also for the ability to engage, inspire and pass on her insights to other aspiring shooters.
Meet the teacher

Emma Svensson

Adventurer, climber, photographer and vanlifer Emma Svensson has built her brand around natural-looking lifestyle content. Her approach is always very hands-on, but the seemingly effortless process is based on many years of hard-earned professional photography in some of the world’s most spectacular locations. She is popular both for her photographic style, but also for the ability to engage, inspire and pass on her insights to other aspiring shooters.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between a series and a course?

A series consists of two or more courses from the same photographer. If you buy a series, you will benefit from a bundled offer for the entire package. Also, when you complete a series, you’ll receive personal feedback from one of our instructors and become a Certified Light Shaper.

Do I have to own Profoto products in order to take your courses?

No. All our courses are designed to improve your photography, regardless of what equipment you’re using.

How do I access the courses I buy?

As soon as we’ve received payment, you can view or take all your courses online - simply by logging on to the Profoto Academy website. You’ll find your courses at the Profoto Academy start page.

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Profoto products in action

You don’t need to own Profoto products to learn from this course. But just in case you’re interested, here are the ones we used:

Profoto B10 & B10 Plus

Air Remote TTL