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This course will help aspiring photographers learn all the valuable fundamentals of portrait photography, including mastering lighting, posing, and composition. With this course, you can unlock your full potential as a photographer and witness remarkable growth in your skills and abilities.

This Course At A Glance

  • Accredited by CPD UK
  • Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
  • Learn principal and professional aspects of portrait photography.
  • Understand how to use lights while taking photos
  • Learn the knowledge and skills required to become a portrait photographer
  • Get knowledge about live portrait sessions and natural light portrait sessions
  • Learn to photograph a family in natural light
  • Off-camera flash and on-camera flash ideas for getting better portrait lighting
  • Learn the skills required to photograph pregnant women
  • Understand the portrait lighting patterns used in portrait photography

Why Complete Portrait Photography Course right for you?

This portrait photography online course is ideal for those willing to establish their career in the field of photography. This comprehensive course will enhance your photographic skills and help you gain knowledge about the skills required to become a professional portrait photographer.

This portrait photography course will help you understand how to take beautiful photographs in the window light and help you learn to get great expressions on composition. This online course will also help you learn various aspects of photography, such as natural light portrait sessions, live portrait sessions, maternity photography, and more.

By the end of the course, you will have knowledge about portrait photography and learn to take portrait photographs like a professional photographer.

Complete Portrait Photography Course Details

CPD Certification Service
CPD certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. Many organisations look for employees with CPD requirements, which means, that by doing this course, you would be a potential candidate in your respective field.


Quality License Scheme Certificate (20% off)
The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

Introduction and Some Portrait Photography Fundamentals

  • Course Introduction
  • Portrait Lighting Patterns

Get Beautiful Portraits Using Just Window Light – Live Sessions Indoors

  • Window Light:- Style I – Shooting Parallel to Window
  • Window Light:- Style II – Shooting with The Window Behind You
  • Window Light:- Style III – Shooting into The Light

Live, Mostly Natural Light Sessions, in a Rural Environment with Pippa

  • How to Create an ‘Alpine’ Looking Portrait, and Make More Use of ‘Top Shade’
  • Idea for Adding Depth to Your Images for a More Creative Portrait
  • Location Session by a Lake, Learn How to Overcome a Difficult Bright Background
  • Creating Great Portraits in an Unlikely Location Behind a Local Supermarket

How to Get Great Expressions and Discussions on Composition

  • Learn About the Positive Impact of ‘Negative Space’ in Portraiture

Live, Natural Light Portrait Sessions in an Urban Rural Environment with Emma

  • Using Lines and Top Shade Outside an Ofice in City Centre
  • Creating Great Portraits in a Courtyard Outside an Office Building
  • Continuing The Urban Session with Em, This Time Outside another Office Block
  • Location Session Making The Most of a Steel Structures and Coping with The Sun
  • More Tips on TopShade, My Favourite Type of Natural Light

Natural Light Live Family Location Sessions in a Local Park, Posing Tips Too.

  • Follow Me on a Family Location Photo Session in a Local Park – Part I
  • Follow Me on a Location Photo Session with Two Young Boys in a Local Park

Maternity Photography – How to Photograph Heavily Pregnant Mums-to-be

  • Introduction to Maternity / Pregnancy Photography
  • Maternity Photography – Scenario 1 – Standing with Light Coming from Behind
  • Maternity Photography – Scenario 2 – Katie Wearing Lingerie, Lying on a Sofa
  • Maternity Photography Scenario 3 – Katie Wearing Man’s Large White Shirt, on Bed
  • Maternity Photography – Scenario 4 – Katie Draped in a Soft Fabric

On-Camera Flash – A Simple Idea for Getting Better Portrait Lighting

  • On-Board Flash Creativity Using ‘The Black Foamy Thing’ Flash Attachment

Off-Camera Flash – A simple Idea for Getting Better Portrait Lighting

  • Beautiful Light, Courtesy of a White Shopping Bag and Single off-Camera Flash
  • How to Get a Black or Very Dark Background Outside, Anywhere
  • An Idea for a Moody, ‘Film-Noir’ Gangster Type Photo
  • How to Take an Indoor, Rainy Day, Creative Portrait

This portrait photography online course is suitable for anyone willing to become a portrait photographer. Those who want to enhance their photographic skills and gain additional knowledge of the field can also enrol with this professional portrait photography course.

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this Portrait Photography course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
  • However, you are required to have a laptop/desktop/tablet or smartphone and a good internet connection.

This complete portrait photography course assesses learners through multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Upon successful completion of the modules, learners must answer MCQs to complete the assessment procedure. Through the MCQs, it is measured how much a learner could grasp from each section. In the assessment pass mark is 60%.

You can also check out our DSLR Photography Course For Beginners.

Endorsed Certificate from Quality Licence Scheme

Endorsed Certificate
After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order the Endorsed Certificate by Quality Licence Scheme. The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees. There is a Quality Licence Scheme endorsement fee to obtain an endorsed certificate which is £65.

Certificate of Achievement from Lead Academy

CPD Certificate
After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. The certificate of achievement is an official credential that confirms that you successfully finished a course with Lead Academy. Certificate can be obtained in PDF version at a cost of £12, and there is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy certificate which is £35.

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CPD is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations and academic intuitions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement. CPD-certified certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world.

Although QLS courses are not subject to Ofqual regulation, they must adhere to an extremely high level that is set and regulated independently across the globe. A course that has been approved by the Quality Licence Scheme simply indicates that it has been examined and evaluated in terms of quality and fulfils the predetermined quality standards.

For CPD accredited PDF certificate it will take 24 hours, however for the hardcopy CPD certificate takes 5-7 business days and for the Quality License Scheme certificate it will take 7-9 business days.

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No, there is no age limit for online learning. Online learning is accessible to people of all ages and requires no age-specific criteria to pursue a course of interest. As opposed to degrees pursued at university, online courses are designed to break the barriers of age limitation that aim to limit the learner’s ability to learn new things, diversify their skills, and expand their horizons.

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