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Learn to take portraits that tell stories with our expert-taught courses on portrait photography. You'll learn studio and wedding photography, from the basics of how to use a flash to advanced tips in studio setup using strobes, softboxes, photography reflectors, and more.

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  • Chris Orwig

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4 Portraits courses · 112 video tutorials
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  • view course page for Finding the Perfect Portrait Lens

    Learn how your lens choice and different shooting techniques can improve the quality of your portraits. Plus, get a review of popular prime and zoom lenses.

    1h 20m
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  • view course page for Narrative Portraiture: Portraits of Two Texas Artists

    Chris travels to Texas to visit two artists and sculptors, David Cargill and Charles Stagg, taking their pictures and discussing the results.

    1h 29m
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  • view course page for Narrative Portraiture: On Location in New York with Rodney Smith

    Chris Orwig travels to New York to visit with photographer Rodney Smith, sharing insights into portraiture and the importance of creating photos that both tell stories and ask questions.

    1h 51m
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  • view course page for Narrative Portraiture: On Location in New York City

    Photographer and teacher Chris Orwig shows how incorporate aspects of a location, such as architecture, natural light, and even passersby, to create authentic, story-filled portraits.

    1h 30m
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