Portrait Photography Workshops in Central London

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This intensive one day workshop will teach you how to take stunning photographs with natural light using people as a medium. If you are interested in learning Studio Lighting Photography please follow this link.

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What will I learn?

During the workshop we will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction – explore the many different types of portrait photography including lifestyle portraits, head and shoulder, posed portraits, indoor VS outdoor etc
  • Lighting – learn how to enhance your portraits with natural, artificial, direct and soft lighting
  • Camera settings – use the full potential of your camera features to create candid portraits, action portraits, slow motion portraits
  • Aperture and depth of field – understand these photography elements in depth and learn how to use it effectively in portrait photography
  • Composition – discuss the different types of composition in portrait photography
  • Backgrounds – learn how to choose appropriate backgrounds for your images
  • Working with your model – understand the relationship between the photographer and the model and learn how to work with them in different locations
  • Accessories – play with different accessories which will transform your images – from reflectors to windows.
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What kind of results you can expect?

During this course you will learn how to take images like these:

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Is this course for me?

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Whether you are a beginner to photography or a professional wanting to hone your portrait skills, this workshop is worth attending. In the intimate small group environment, you will allow your creativity and imagination to reveal itself in order to find the perfect portrait photograph.
The workshop takes place outdoors with a model for you to photograph. Our highly skilled professionals will teach you the important elements of portrait photography to allow you to create more adventurous and unique work independently.
To get the most out of this intensive workshop, you’ll need a basic understanding of camera lenses, aperture, shutter speed and ISO including exposure modes. If you have never used a professional camera before you may want to take our Beginners Workshop to get up to speed.
You’ll also be required to have a digital SLR or professional compact camera with full manual exposure. Participants will also need different lenses covering 24mm to long telephoto 135mm. But don’t worry if you don’t own a camera or the accessories – you are welcome to borrow one for the workshop free of charge – please just let us know in advance you will need equipment.

Unlimited After Course Support

Following this workshop, you would have greatly enhanced your portrait photography skills and had the opportunity to work in some fantastic London locations. However your journey with Photoion Photography School doesn’t stop there! Our tutors are always available for support and advice following your workshop. We offer unparalleled and unlimited after course support via phone and email.

Next Available Dates

If you have any questions about booking or courses, please feel free to contact us anytime.
We also offer 1 on 1 Photography Courses as well Photography Courses Vouchers.

Portrait Photography Course 2017

Status Course Date Price
Sold Out Portrait Photography Workshop (1 day) Sat, 26 Aug £149.00 Closed
Open Portrait Photograhy Workshop (1 day) Thu, 21 Sep £149.00 Book now
Open Portrait Photography Workshop (1 day) Thu, 19 Oct £149.00 Book now
Open Portrait Photography Workshop (1 day) Fri, 17 Nov £149.00 Book now
Open Portrait Photography Workshop (1 day) Fri, 15 Dec £149.00 Book now

Course location:
The Union Jack Club, Sandell Street, London, SE1 8UJ

Our Students Testimonials

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“I don’t think it would be possible to find a more energetic, knowledgeable and passionate teacher than Ion. His patience and enthusiasm over our 2 day advanced photography course has allowed me to evolve into a confident photographer. Highly Recommended! Thanks Ion. Harry”

Harry Boothman

“If you want to learn photography, please take my advice and book a course with Ion. I am a city trader and wanted a one to one specialist pro course instructor. In Ion, I found the enthusiasm and expert instruction I required! I’ve learnt a lot, his passion is infectious, take my word use this guy! Mike – Phoenix Partners – City.”

Mike Tambling

“A big thanks for yesterday Ion! You are the most fantastic teacher I’ve ever had in any subject. The passion you have for photography definitely comes across strongly and infects those you teach. It was a fabulous lesson, I learnt a lot, enjoyed myself! Thanks. Highly Recommended!”

Jasna Lukic

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