Online Class

Family Photography: Candid Moments & Storytelling

$24.99$49.99

Capture everyday moments with timeless family photos!

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Kirk Tuck
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Gain the confidence and skills you need to turn spontaneous moments into unforgettable photos! Learn expert strategies for indoor and outdoor family shoots guided by professional photographer Kirk Tuck, and discover how to think like a storyteller for compelling photos that capture your subject’s personality. Explore the key settings behind blur-free action shots, and unlock the secret for shooting successfully in harsh sunlight. Use bounce flash for flattering indoor portraits, and dive into Adobe Lightroom with essential presets and advanced techniques for professional images that will bring out the best in everyone. Plus, learn how to size, format and export photos for personalized greeting cards that showcase your family and your photography skills!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
14:51
Meet your instructor, Kirk Tuck, and learn some of the foundations for getting great family photos.
2. Shooting in Open Shade
23:22
3. Shutter Speed & Movement
21:24
4. Natural Light Indoors
12:11
5. Think Like a Storyteller
24:37
6. Post-Processing Fundamentals
30:24
7. Advanced Post-Processing
31:16
8. Bonus: DSLR Menus
05:54

Taught by

Kirk Tuck
Kirk Tuck
Commercial photographer Kirk Tuck has photographed many extraordinary people, from President Bill Clinton to Academy Award winner Renée Zellweger. He’s also authored several books, including <i>Photographic Lighting Equipment: A Comprehensive Guide for Digital Photographers</i>, <i>Minimalist Lighting: Professional Techniques for Location Photography</i>, and <i>Commercial Photography Handbook: Business Techniques for Professional Digital Photographers</i>. A frequent lecturer and workshop instructor, Tuck resides in Austin, TX.
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