Portrait Photography / DSLR Digital Camera / 4 Week Camp

"Portrait Photography" is available for DSLR camera students. - Students will learn important camera functions and composition techniques used to create great Portraits. - (4 weeks Camp)
New on Outschool

40 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 4 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Thu Jun 16

Jun 16 - Jul 7 (4 weeks)
4pm - 4:40pm

Thu Jul 14

Jul 14 - Aug 4 (4 weeks)
4pm - 4:40pm

Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

- This class will help a photographer learn the fundamental techniques used to create great portraits of people.

• Week 1 / Getting Started / Learn to use (Custom White Balance)
• Week 2 / Camera set up for Portraits  (Portrait Shoot in Automatic Mode)
• Week 3 / Subject Placement (Rule of Thirds Challenge)
• Week 4 / Key Lighting & Black White (Key Light Challenge)
•Teaching Experience
- Teaching film and photography classes as a full time public school fine arts teacher for over 10 years
- CA. Teaching Credential / Visual & Performing Arts
- Degree in Fine Arts
- Masters degree in educational administration  
- Tasks include multiple choice assignments used to check for understanding and review.
- Photography Projects are due before the next class meeting
- Once enrolled, the student will receive an email with a gmail and google classroom account
- Students must utilize their student google account to participate and submit photography projects
- Synchronous lectures are taught though Zoom
- Students will receive feedback after completing each photography unit
- Students comfortable with public feedback will receive a real time critique during the class.
- Multiple choice and short answer tasks will indicate a score however, this score is not be reflected the student's grade.
40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Once enrolled, the student will receive an email with:
- Gmail and Google Classroom account (Students use google account to submit photography projects)
- Synchronous lectures are taught though Zoom


Brad Smith
Lives in the United States
Photography Classes
1 completed class

About Me

Hello, my name is Bradley Smith

I'm currently offering Outschool students beginning and intermediate digital photography classes. Courses teach the principles & elements of design and composition as well as the functionality of the digital... 
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