2022 workshopsPhotography Workshops

Portrait in Blossoms

62 Minutes
Skill Level

In this tutorial we’ll be learning a new light hack to turn hard afternoon sunlight into amazingly soft diffused light ideal for portraits!

Min. Req: Photoshop CC 2015 + Lightroom CC 2015

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Jpeg Image + Actions included

  • Learn how to change harsh afternoon light into amazing soft light easily without flashes or reflectors!
  • Understand the challenges of shooting in bright light and what to look out for
  • Get insight into the camera gear used and the settings for that scene
  • I’ll go through a mini-review of using the manual Samyang 135mm f2 lens end manual focus experiences
  • Understanding the effects of changing the subject’s position relative to the umbrella to create different light
  • Grasp post-processing techniques used to minimize color casts
  • Learn how I use Photoshops “Super Resolution” to double the resolution of my image!
  • Using Camera raw’s new masking solutions to edit specific parts of the image
  • Using Photoshops new subject selection masking tools
  • learn steps to correct skin tones and more!

Using a shoot-through umbrella to create amazing soft light

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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!

2 reviews for Portrait in Blossoms

  1. Viviana Calderon

    Thank you! for this amazing lesson.

  2. Ben Grant

    Very different lesson here, showing how Daniel gets his signature light at a different time of day using this shoot through umbrella and the sun

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