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 through an array of post-processing tips and tricks to deal with the most common types of challenges all portrait photographers have to face. By the end of this class you’ll feel more confident in your ability to flatter any subject that steps in front of your lens.
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Join Lindsay as she introduces the concepts covered in this class and lays the foundation for the subsequent lessons.
It is your job to bring out the best in your subject by using techniques that enhance their strengths and downplay their flaws.
There are a number of techniques, from posing to lighting, to help you photograph a person with a pronounced double chin.
When photographing a person who is a bit more curvy there are a number of do's and don'ts to keep in mind.
There are additional posing and lighting techniques that can help you photograph an even more full figured person.
Lighting is one of your greatest tools for reducing the appearance of wrinkles, but makeup and Photoshop are important too.
There are a variety of tools to help minimize the appearance of a more pronounced nose.
From makeup to lens choice, there are a lot of ways to minimize the forehead and help you deal with uneven features.
Your choice of lens has a big impact on how the subject will look.
You can use shadows to control the shape of your subject.
There are a few techniques to help reduce or eliminate reflections in glasses.
The right clothing can go a long way to flattering your subjects.
Lindsay introduces some of the Photoshop tools she uses to make her subjects look their best starting with the Liquify Tool.
The Liquify Tool can be used a number of ways, but there are additional techniques that allow you to take it further.
Building on previous techniques Lindsay demonstrates a few techniques for reducing highlights on oily skin.
Lindsay demonstrates techniques to soften wrinkles and brighten teeth.
Here are techniques to deal with situations that all portrait photographers have to face at some point.
This is an advanced retouching technique involving multiple steps to separate the color and tone from the texture in a subject's face.
Lindsay wraps up the class with a few techniques for reducing the appearance of a double chin.
Lindsay Adler is a professional portrait and fashion photographer based in New York. For the past 10 years she has owned and operated a portrait, fashion, and wedding studio distinguished…