The classics and beyond - Couple portraits | Profoto (IN)
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The classics and beyond - Couple portraits

4.2/5
Course participants’ average review after course completion.
(10 Reviews)

Part 2 of 3 in the Wedding Portraits series

$65.00

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Description

About this course

To make your images really stand out, sometimes you need to break the rules. Learn how to create a silhouette using window light as a backlight and fill in with flash. Create a mix of different color temperatures by combining available light with flash. Use entrances and doorways to take advantage of natural diffused light. When shooting outdoors in sunlight or shade, consider the direction of light and how it falls on your subject. Learn how to control light using flash and light modifiers to achieve beautiful exposure on faces. And see how to create a soft, pleasing ‘Bokeh’ effect.

Lighting skill level: Basic

Duration: 53 min

What you get in this course

  • Online light shaping course
  • Scenario based teaching from real life photographic shoots
  • Downloadable step-by-step guide
  • Unlimited access on all devices
What you'll learn

Discover how to:

  • Shoot with window light in creative ways (silhouette & back lighting)

  • Mix different color temperatures by combining available light with flash
  • Photograph with flash to freeze movement

  • Use entrances and doorways to take advantage of natural diffused light

What you may need

Essential information

Recommended gear

  • 1 x light for off-camera use
  • 1 x softbox or similar light modifier of choice

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

Reviews

Zeljko
10 March, 2020

Thanks

Andrea
18 October, 2019

I like the learning about light and the composition with natural light. It's amazing to see how the couple and the photographer work together. And I like the picture in the Palazzo of Venice- Oh my goodness!

Filippo Maria Caselli
05 November, 2019

simple but well made excellent

Ricky Yunata
12 October, 2018

It’s informative, I enjoy the lesson

Harry Stahl Photography
02 July, 2018

Yervant has a very pleasant and very easy to understand way of explaining what he is doing and why. I really enjoyed this corse. I would also love to see some information about color temperature (if possible) from the camera settings (white balance or preset white balance?) on the side bar when displaying the camera settings, especially in the mixed lighting indoor shootings. Again, I love the length of the courses and also the short quiz. Great job to the whole Academy team 👍 😃

Anonymous
26 March, 2018

Need to give little bit information about the flash settings. Manuel, TTL etc.

Meet the teacher
Yervant
Known for his unique ‘Fashion meets Wedding’ signature style, Yervant takes a unique approach to the traditional world of wedding photography. He loves to shoot on the street and in different locations. He is also an experienced speaker at educational workshops in Melbourne, where he is based, as well as other countries around the world.
Meet the teacher

Yervant

Known for his unique ‘Fashion meets Wedding’ signature style, Yervant takes a unique approach to the traditional world of wedding photography. He loves to shoot on the street and in different locations. He is also an experienced speaker at educational workshops in Melbourne, where he is based, as well as other countries around the world.

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 B1X

OCF Softbox Rectangular

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.

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