Portrait Photography Tutorials

  • Luxe Portraiture With Jai Mayhew

    7 seasons

    Luxe Portraiture is all about building a business on the foundation of customer experience. Jai Mayhew shares the knowledge that has allowed her to build a six-figure portrait business, booked months in advance, which markets itself. Using her background in fashion photography Jai creates unique ...

  • Welcome To Luxe Portraiture

    What is Luxury Portraiture? How do you make a portrait more of an experience? Welcome to Luxe Portraiture - where service to the client meets the artistry of photography. Welcome to Jai Mayhew’s portrait business. Hear how Jai’s past clients refer to her service and how service makes all the diff...

  • Dramatic Portraiture With Chris Knight

    6 seasons

    Shadow, Emotion, Mood, Storytelling; all of these are foundational elements of a dramatic portrait. For photographers aching to improve their grasp on the tools of dramatic portraiture, knowing where, and how to start, can puzzle even the most sophisticated of artists.

    PRO EDU partnered with ...

  • Natural Light Portraiture With Dani Diamond

    6 seasons

    Some images appear effortless while maintaining an incredible impact on the viewer. Dani Diamond walks through his process of utilizing natural light in any condition, exposing images with a specific formula, and a detailed retouching process. This tutorial provides a complete understanding of ho...

  • Colored Gel Photography With Jake Hicks

    7 seasons

    Color has never been more important to the story of an image. Famed UK photographer, Jake Hicks walks you through his signature style using color gels to create vibrant and life-filled images that grab a hold of every viewer. Jake takes you from understanding the basics of bringing color to your ...

  • Long Exposure Portraits With Jake Hicks

    7 seasons

    Every day new and exciting images are competing for our attention. Famed UK photographer, Jake Hicks returns to PRO EDU teaching a fundamentally simple yet powerful technique to create long exposure portraits impossible to ignore.

    Combining ambient light with studio strobes, Jake introduces f...

  • Fine Art Photography & Retouching

    3 seasons

    Drawing inspiration from her years as a painter, Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk creates painterly portraits with a camera. Her imaginative concepts, meticulous planning, and attention to every detail result in portraits that belong on museum walls. Gemmy shares her understanding of historical approaches t...

  • The Science Of Color With Kate Woodman

    4 seasons

    In their quest for better images, photographers often overlook the importance of color. Kate Woodman breaks down the science of color and will show you why you need to make color a driving force behind all of your image making. By understanding color balance, color harmonies and how to manipulate...

  • Narrative Photography With Kate Woodman

    8 seasons

    Narrative photography is the art of using your photos to tell a story. When viewers can relate to a story or in your photography, they are more compelled to feel emotion or take action.

    Kate Woodman, instructor of PRO EDU's The Science of Color, is back with an inspirational tutorial on story...

  • Lifestyle Lingerie & Swimwear Photography with Dixie Dixon

    11 seasons

    Effective lifestyle images feel authentic, effortless, and approachable. Nikon Ambassador, Dixie Dixon takes you to Brazil for a first-hand look at scouting locations, lighting and posing models, and how she collaborates with her team. This tutorial gives an understanding of how to create commerc...

  • Composite Portraiture & Retouching

    11 seasons

    Sandro Miller is a living legend and one of the most important photographers working today. In this tutorial, Sandro takes you from pre-production to Papua New Guinea with his team to create an unimaginable series of portraits. Along with post production by Pratik Naik, you will also see the proc...

  • Advanced Hair Retouching Workflow with Sef McCullough

    2 seasons

    Hair poses enormous challenges to even the most seasoned commercial retouchers. Sef McCullough shares his ground-breaking processes for tackling the problems hair can create in an image. Sef's methods for isolating, extracting, and recreating hair will forever change your post-production workflow...

  • Fashion Photography & Retouching With Michael Woloszynowicz

    5 seasons

    Fashion and beauty work has always been a hallmark in the world of commercial photography. Michael Woloszynowicz shows lighting methods and posing ideas, along with industry practices, to create stunning fashion and beauty work. Additionally, Michael shows how to effectively retouch for beautiful...

  • Creative Photoshop Techniques With Renee Robyn

    3 seasons

    The limits to creating images is only bound by the imagination. In this tutorial, Renee Robyn shows her effective techniques for creating dream-like images while maintaining a feeling of realism. Her advanced post-production methods are the central element to creating her highly polished looks.

  • Composite Workflow & Studio Lighting With Renee Robyn

    5 seasons

    Photographers often struggle to blend subjects into backplates shot at separate times with different variables. Renee Robyn teaches how to read, understand, and recreate lighting in backplate images, so you can properly capture a subject in the studio. Renee then demonstrates her post-production ...

  • Baby's First Year Photography Plan

    8 seasons

    Baby's First Year Plan by award winning photographer, Stephanie Cotta will give you the road map to improve your skills, expand your business model, and become a leading newborn and family photographer. Through her planning, production, marketing strategies, and techniques, Stephanie will challen...

  • Photographing Men With Jeff Rojas

    4 seasons

    Jeff Rojas shares his theory and workflows for photographing men in this comprehensive video course. Covering styling and posing, lighting, composition, and retouching, Jeff breaks down his process for conveying confidence and masculinity in a series of distinguished studio portraits. Using simpl...

  • Surreal Portrait Retouching Workflow

    4 seasons

    Many photographers are accomplished at bringing their vision to life. Kelly Robitaille has turned her dark and dreamlike visions into a series of surreal and whimsical portraits. In this tutorial Kelly shares her retouching methods, including actions, overlays and textures, which will allow you t...

  • How I Made This

    2 seasons

    Dive into the world of creatives with this retouching series designed to give you full access to how artists edit 1 image. With a new episode weekly and many providing you with PSD's or assets when available you will learn first hand how these files are made.

  • Natural Light Fashion Photography With Amanda Diaz

    10 seasons

    Creativity is the cornerstone to making fashion images that move the viewer. Amanda Diaz shows her signature approach to building creative and budget-friendly fashion images. This on-set learning experience will gives a first hand look at how Amanda styles her subjects and works with models and h...