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Portrait Photography for Beginners

at Digital Workshop Center - Fort Collins

Course Details
$299 4 seats left
Start Date:

Thu, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Fort Collins
324 Remington St
Btwn E Olive & Magnolia Streets
Fort Collins, Colorado 80524
Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 6

What you'll learn in this digital photography class:

Learn the art behind photographing people in Portrait Photography for Beginners

In our Portrait Photography for Beginners class, you will get an introduction to the art of photographing people. Learning from a local expert, students will practice necessary techniques for photographing people both in-studio and on location.

Learn about a range of topics including posing and interacting with your subject, building rapport, equipment choice, use of natural light and strobes and environmental portrait setup. Practicing with both in-studio and outdoor portrait settings students will gain confidence in flattering their subjects.

Portrait Photography for Beginners students will also discuss retouching tools and procedures and at the end of class students will have the opportunity for a constructive critique of their images from the instructor.

Class Objectives

Upon successful completion of the Portrait Photography for Beginners class, students will be able to:

  • Effectively use camera equipment to compose and capture a portrait
  • Comfortably put subjects in a complimentary pose
  • Set up a variety of studio lighting configurations
  • Use natural light, open shade and fill flash in several outdoor portrait settings
  • Take advantage of essential Adobe Photoshop tools to process and retouch portraits.

Class Includes:

  • 3 hours of training
  • Professional Reference Packet
  • Free access to CoWorking space on class days (FC Only)
  • One month of technical support
  • One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
  • Certificate of Completion

General Info:

  • Target student: Beginner to intermediate
  • Computers & software provided in class
  • Class size limited
  • Pre-requisites:
  • Level 1 – DSLR Photography for Beginners or equivalent knowledge
  • Access to a DSLR camera to use in class
  • Student must have their own DSLR camera to participate.
  • Recommended that you have Adobe Photoshop software before starting class.

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Refund Policy

  • Students not accepted to the school are entitled to all monies paid. 
  • Students who cancel this contract by notifying us within three (3) business days are entitled to a full refund of all tuition and fees paid. 
  • Students, who withdraw after three (3) business days, but before the commencement of classes, are entitled to a full refund of all tuition paid except the maximum cancellation charge of $150.00 or 25% of the contract price, whichever is less. In the case of students withdrawing after the commencement of classes, the school will retain a cancellation charge plus a percentage of tuition and fees, which is based on the percentage of contact hours attended. 
  • The refund is based on the official date of termination or withdrawal.

If you would like to cancel or transfer a class, please write to [email protected]


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