2020 WorkshopsPhotography Workshops

Afternoon Smiles

70 Minutes
Skill Level

Smile and the world smiles back! Join me in this afternoon portrait in awesome light!



  • Understand the light and how I achieved this lovely multi-directional light pattern (Drone view of the location)
  • How I stabilized the 200mm f2 manual for this shot while being active. Camera settings used and why
  • I’ll dive into a bit of child phycology to achieve the connection and create those smiles! You’ll now understand why I get down low when shooting children!
  • Understand the framing of the image and what to avoid when shooting in a forest
  • Working with a SOOC (Straight out of camera) jpeg file
  • The full edit process using only Photoshop

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About Daniel

Hey there! I’m Daniel, a passionate portrait photographer and educator who’s determined to uplift and motivate fellow photographers worldwide. My goal is simple: to empower you to become the best photographer you can be!

Ever since I began my professional photography journey back in 2013, I’ve poured countless hours into honing my craft, pushing boundaries, and falling head over heels for the art of capturing Portraits. So if there’s anyone who knows what it’s like to grow 2 full-time photography businesses, you’re looking at him!

As a full-time photographer, I’ve had the pleasure of working with a diverse range of people from couples tying the knot to growing families, expectant mothers, adorable newborns, and everything in between. And now, I’m thrilled to share my hard-earned knowledge with you through my carefully crafted online photography classes that promise to transform your skills and techniques.

I’ll teach you everything you need to know about portrait photography and post-production skills in a way that’s easy to understand and put into practice. My aim is to help you see the world through a professional photographer’s eyes, so you too can create award-winning shots that capture the essence of any moment.

So, whether you’re a seasoned photographer or just starting, join me on this exciting journey to explore the beauty of portrait photography together!

1 review for Afternoon Smiles

  1. Claire John-Lewis

    Beautiful before and final image
    Thanks for another great tutorial

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