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Natural Light Portrait Photography With Any Camera

Learn how to take beautiful portraits just using the light available, take compelling images to wow your family and friends!


Who Am I?

Hi, my name is Mark Timberlake and I have been a commercial photographer for over 6 years and in this course I will share the simple techniques that commercial photographers use in demanding, high pressure environments, to get portraits that tell a story using the light they have available… fast!

Beautiful Portraits

We are going to show you how to take beautiful portraits just using the light available, so it does not matter where you are and no matter what the conditions are, you will be able to take compelling images that will wow your family and friends.

Use Natural & Artificial Light

That is both natural light and artificial light outdoors and indoors, so you will learn how to use any light source in your photography and still get interesting and powerful images.Once you have been through this course you will be able to create compelling and powerful portraits quickly and easily and will understand why you are getting the images that you are capturing and why they work so well.

No Mumbo Jumbo

All of this with as little technical mumbo jumbo as is humanly possible, you can take this course with any camera, so it does not matter if you have a mobile phone, a compact camera or DSLR, this course will help you get the best out of your camera.

Elements Covered:Here are the elements that will be covered in the course:
Learn what equipment you will need for this course.
Understand the difference between hard light and soft light.
Learn how to use soft light outdoors and soft light indoors.
You will also learn how to use hard light outdoors and soft light indoors.
We will cover how to choose your backgrounds and how to pose your subjects.All of this in as simple language as possible!

Enroll Now

So enroll now and learn how to take compelling and engaging portraits using just your camera and the light available in your environment and amaze your friends and family with your new found skills!

What are the requirements?

  • Access to a camera
  • Willingness to carry out a project

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Take portraits with any camera
  • Know how to use natural light to get compelling portraits
  • Understand the difference between hard and soft light
  • Understand how to choose a background
  • Understand the basics of posing a subject
  • Know how to capture the in between moment

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for absolute beginners who want to learn how to use natural light to take images with any camera
  • This course is not for advanced photographers
Full details


  • Getting Started
    Choosing Your Equipment
  • Using Light - The Key Skills A Photographer Needs To Learn
    Finding Your Light
    Hard Light And Soft Light
    Outside Soft Light
    Inside Soft Light
    Outside Hard Light
    Inside Hard Light
  • Background Set The Stage
    Using Simple Backgrounds
    Using Complex Backgrounds
    Posing Your Subject
  • Student Projects
    Projects For Students


  • Photography

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