Photo of Kirk Tuck

Professional Family Portraits

with Kirk Tuck
Professional Family Portraits
Learn essential skills for successful family photo sessions with toddlers, mature adults and groups, FREE!

Bring out the best in your subjects with professional photographer Kirk Tuck’s advanced strategies for family portraiture. Transform any room into a portrait studio with Kirk's quick tips on improving your setting, and easily create ideal lighting indoors and out with the use of bounce flash, umbrellas and affordable materials like foam core. Discover the key to engaging your subject as Kirk reveals how to capture shots of energetic and oftentimes impatient toddlers. Shoot flattering portraits of mature subjects with professional exposure and composition techniques. Learn how to direct and pose a large group, and then move into post-processing to erase blemishes, soften wrinkles and modify color cast for polished images that families will be proud to display in their homes for years to come.

See all lesson detail

Lesson plan

0:51

Lesson 1. Welcome to Your Free Mini-Class!

  • Overview on how to use your FREE mini class!

35:29

Lesson 2. Introduction & In-Home Photo Shoot

21:55

Lesson 3. Ambient Light, Garage-Style

10:21

Lesson 4. Locations for Group Photos

28:49

Lesson 5. Processing Basics in Lightroom & Photoshop

Praise for Kirk Tuck's Studio Portrait Lighting:

"I just finished Mr. Tuck's class on studio portrait lighting. The class was extremely informative and answered many questions I had trying to put together a studio. Mr. Tuck simplified what used to seem so complex and did so in a relaxed style that was so easy to understand. I highly recommend this course."
avatar - drubinsun1891685

5000+ students have enrolled in this class

Recently Enrolled

  • Ruben Hernandez Gonzalez
  • মৃন্ময় দাস
  • Daren Lam
  • Anata Sumardi Sumardi
  • Михаил Михов
  • Olawale Gee
  • Liz Apisaloma
  • Nicholas Hatch
  • mi-prince656289977808720
  • alyssa.an1073737505976847

Student projects View all class projects »

Free!
Enroll Now

For Free you get:

  • 4 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable list of Kirk's preferred gear
  • An hour and a half of close-up instruction
  • Answers from Kirk and your classmates in our virtual classroom
(119)
Skill Building
Photography
  Closed Captioned
Student-Led Discussions

The Craftsy guarantee

  • Watch classes on your own schedule: wherever, whenever you want.
  • Your access never expires.
  • 100% money back guarantee.

Already enrolled?