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Complete Portrait Photography Course

Complete Portrait Photography Course

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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.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. 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.

This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Course Highlights
  • Accredited by The CPD UK
  • Accredited by International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)
  • Lifetime Access
  • High-quality e-learning study materials
  • Learn the most in-demand skills
  • Self-paced, no fixed schedules
  • MCQ Exam and 24/7 Support Included
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • No hidden fee
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform
Who is this complete portrait photography course for?  

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.

Aims and Learning Outcomes of this Complete Portrait Photography Course

By taking this course, you have the opportunity to:

  • 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
Entry Requirement 
  • 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.
Assessment Method  

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%.

Why you should buy this course from Lead Academy?  
Incredible Support  

We persistently make sure that you have an easy and comfortable experience. You can access the following support upon purchasing this course:

  • Customer support: We have active customer support in the form of live chat that you can access and enjoy 24/7.
  • Tutor support: With all of our courses, you’ll receive access to our committed and dedicated tutor support benefit whenever you require it. You can email us with your query and our wide range of experienced and expert tutors will address your concern accordingly
We Are Unbeaten By Price And Quality
  • Quality worth the price: We assure you to provide the best experience in accordance with the value you are paying for the course.
  • Money-back guarantee: If you are not satisfied with the quality of the course, we have a money-back guarantee option. This option is subject to a time limit of 14 days (according to the terms and conditions).
  • Instalment facility: If your course costs above £50, you can also access the instalment option to pay your amount with 3 instalments.

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

Course Conclusion

Course Conclusion

Final Assessment

Assessment – Complete Portrait Photography Course

CPD Certification Service

This course is accredited by continuing professional development (CPD). CPD UK is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations, and academic institutions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement.

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 Licence Scheme Endorsed

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.

Endorsed Certificate from Quality Licence Scheme

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

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.

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.  

Yes, you can pay via Invoice or Purchase Order, please contact us at info@lead-academy.org for invoice payment.  

Yes, you can pay via instalments at checkout.  

Our platform provides easy and comfortable access for all learners; all you need is a stable internet connection and a device such as a laptop, desktop PC, tablet, or mobile phone. The learning site is accessible 24/7, allowing you to take the course at your own pace while relaxing in the privacy of your home or workplace. 

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.

After successfully purchasing the course, you will receive an email within 24 hours with the login details of your course. Kindly check your inbox, junk or spam folder, or you can contact our client success team via info@lead-academy.org

Overview

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.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. 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.

This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Course Highlights
  • Accredited by The CPD UK
  • Accredited by International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)
  • Lifetime Access
  • High-quality e-learning study materials
  • Learn the most in-demand skills
  • Self-paced, no fixed schedules
  • MCQ Exam and 24/7 Support Included
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • No hidden fee
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform
Who is this complete portrait photography course for?  

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.

Aims and Learning Outcomes of this Complete Portrait Photography Course

By taking this course, you have the opportunity to:

  • 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
Entry Requirement 
  • 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.
Assessment Method  

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%.

Why you should buy this course from Lead Academy?  
Incredible Support  

We persistently make sure that you have an easy and comfortable experience. You can access the following support upon purchasing this course:

  • Customer support: We have active customer support in the form of live chat that you can access and enjoy 24/7.
  • Tutor support: With all of our courses, you’ll receive access to our committed and dedicated tutor support benefit whenever you require it. You can email us with your query and our wide range of experienced and expert tutors will address your concern accordingly
We Are Unbeaten By Price And Quality
  • Quality worth the price: We assure you to provide the best experience in accordance with the value you are paying for the course.
  • Money-back guarantee: If you are not satisfied with the quality of the course, we have a money-back guarantee option. This option is subject to a time limit of 14 days (according to the terms and conditions).
  • Instalment facility: If your course costs above £50, you can also access the instalment option to pay your amount with 3 instalments.

Course Curriculum

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

Course Conclusion

Course Conclusion

Final Assessment

Assessment – Complete Portrait Photography Course

Recognised Accreditation

CPD Certification Service

This course is accredited by continuing professional development (CPD). CPD UK is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations, and academic institutions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement.

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 Licence Scheme Endorsed

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.

Course Certification

Endorsed Certificate from Quality Licence Scheme

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

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.

Learner's Feedback

Frequently Asked Question(FAQ)

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.  

Yes, you can pay via Invoice or Purchase Order, please contact us at info@lead-academy.org for invoice payment.  

Yes, you can pay via instalments at checkout.  

Our platform provides easy and comfortable access for all learners; all you need is a stable internet connection and a device such as a laptop, desktop PC, tablet, or mobile phone. The learning site is accessible 24/7, allowing you to take the course at your own pace while relaxing in the privacy of your home or workplace. 

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.

After successfully purchasing the course, you will receive an email within 24 hours with the login details of your course. Kindly check your inbox, junk or spam folder, or you can contact our client success team via info@lead-academy.org