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Series

Family Portraits

Bundled offer
$249.00
($380.00 if purchased separately)

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Description

About this series

From baby photography to family group portraits, Sandy shows you how to capture wonderful images across the generations. She’ll also explain how you can stay fresh and relevant through the years by updating family portraits and creating seasonal themes. This series will help you make your clients look their best by using creative lighting. You’ll learn how to use flash to control light anytime and anywhere – in the midday, at sunset or in the studio.

Lighting skill level: Basic

Duration: 2 h 42 min

What you'll learn

Courses in this series

Course 1

Capturing the early years – Baby photography

Study how to photograph a baby in natural daylight and then mix ambient and flash light together.

Course 2

Tweens to teens – On location portraiture

Learn to adapt your lighting to express the subject’s age and individual personality in different rural and urban locations.

Course 3

It’s all in the family - Group portraiture

Explore lighting and posing families in different conditions, such as shade and sunlight, as well as before and after sunset.

Course 4

The magic of childhood - Studio portraiture

Discover some easy ways to build up your studio photography session with creative lighting and achieve magical results to impress your clients.

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

  • 2 x lights for off-camera use (3 x lights in course no. 4)
  • 1 x light modifier (e.g. softbox, beauty dish, umbrella)
  • 1 x light modifier for restricting light (e.g. barndoor, grid)

Useful knowledge

  • Lighting skill level: Basic
    • No or little experience of off-camera lighting
    • Want to start exploring simple lighting techniques
  • Camera skill level: Comfortable handling the camera in manual mode

Courses in this series

Part 1 of 4 Capturing the early years – Baby photography

Capturing the early years – Baby photography

Study how to photograph a baby in natural daylight and then mix ambient and flash light together. Read more
Part 2 of 4 Tweens to teens – On location portraiture

Tweens to teens – On location portraiture

Learn to adapt your lighting to express the subject’s age and individual personality In different rural and urban locations. Read more
Part 3 of 4 It’s all in the family - Group portraiture

It’s all in the family - Group portraiture

Explore lighting and posing families in different conditions, such as shade and sunlight, as well as before and after sunset. Read more
Part 4 of 4 The magic of childhood - Studio portraiture

The magic of childhood - Studio portraiture

Discover some easy ways to build up your studio photography session with creative lighting and achieve magical results to impress your clients. Read more
Meet the teacher
Sandy Puc'
Sandy is an internationally acclaimed photographer, educator and author with over 20 years experience. From children's photography and families, to pregnancy and newborn portraiture, the idea of the family is central to Sandy’s work. As an experienced educator, Sandy shares her knowledge and passion for photography through many US speaking engagements and international tours.
Meet the teacher

Sandy Puc'

Sandy is an internationally acclaimed photographer, educator and author with over 20 years experience. From children's photography and families, to pregnancy and newborn portraiture, the idea of the family is central to Sandy’s work. As an experienced educator, Sandy shares her knowledge and passion for photography through many US speaking engagements and international tours.

Profoto products in action

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

Profoto B2

Profoto B1X

Profoto D1

Umbrella Shallow White

RFi Softbox Octa

OCF Beauty Dish White

OCF Softbox Rectangular

OCF Grid Kit

OCF Barndoor

Frequently Asked Questions

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

A series consists of three or four 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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