• Time

    42 Minutes

  • Skill Level



  • You can purchase this class as part of our Shutterbug Bundle along with two other classes for $75 (valued at $107).

    In this class, you’ll learn how to:

    • Find great lighting and adjust camera settings for indoor and outdoor shoots
    • Pose your subjects and frame your shots to get the most natural photos
    • Edit raw photos in Adobe Lightroom using insider tips and tricks

    All your friends will be asking you to take their profile pictures once you've taken Sarah's course! In our Portrait Photography class, you'll learn how to capture the personality and highlight the best qualities of loved ones in portrait form. You’ll learn how to pose subjects, frame a shot and shoot both outside and within your living room. At the end of the class, you’ll be ready to start taking kick ass portraits!

    • Introduction
    • Camera Settings
    • Capturing Personality With Questions
    • Finding Good Lighting + Framing The Shot
    • Shooting Outside
    • Basic Posing
    • Post Production Tips
    • Final Remarks
  • All you need to take this course are the supplies listed below and the class worksheets prepared by Sarah that are available for download after purchase.



    • Photography Glossary
    • Personality Questions
    • Posing Guide

About the Instructor

Sarah Deragon

Sarah Deragon

Sarah is a self-taught professional portrait photographer residing in the Bay Area of California. After getting burned out at her day job, she picked up a camera and launched a business called Portraits To The People. Within two years, Sarah was dominating the portrait photography sector in San Francisco with her “not so corporate headshot”. She’s photographed founders, CEOs, and tech entrepreneurs and has been featured in Oprah Magazine, The Huffington Post and Bust Magazine.