Lifestyle Family Photography

A course by Victoria Holguin , Photographer Specializing in Documentary and Portrait Photography

Photographer Specializing in Documentary and Portrait Photography. Bogota, Colombia.
Joined May 2020

Learn how to capture spontaneous moments that reflect a family's story using natural lighting

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (48)
  • 978 students

Learn how to capture spontaneous moments that reflect a family's story using natural lighting

Family photographs are a timeless way to capture memories and pass down stories, personalities, and passions to future generations. For photographer and Columbia Fujifilm ambassador Victoria Holguin, they are also an opportunity to immortalize real-life situations brimming with emotions.

In this course, learn how to shoot lifestyle family portraits using natural light. Join Victoria and experiment with different types of portraits and discover how to tell real stories using images.

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What will you learn in this online course?

12 lessons & 11 downloads

Visual Preparation
12 minutes, 16 seconds
My photographic equipment
5 minutes, 7 seconds
How to Find the Best Light
9 minutes, 22 seconds
Before Starting
11 minutes, 20 seconds
Individual Portrait
3 minutes, 27 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (48)
  • 978 students
  • 12 lessons (1h 42m)
  • 11 additional resources (2 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Shoot three types of family portraits experimenting with composition and directing “models:” individual portrait, group portrait, and action portrait.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Both professional and amateur photographers and anyone interested in photography, especially portrait photography.

Requirements and materials

For this course, you need a digital reflex or compact camera and basic knowledge of how to use it.


Reviews

978 Students
48 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Victoria Holguin

A course by Victoria Holguin

Teacher Plus
Photographer Specializing in Documentary and Portrait Photography

Victoria Holguin is a Columbian photographer with more than 10 years of industry experience; she combines her professional work, specialized in documentary and portrait photography, with personal projects, primarily focused on topics related to gender and feminism. She is also the Fujifilm ambassador in Columbia.

In 2013, she founded the Fotomeraki project, an initiative aimed at showcasing and promoting the best contemporary photography from Columbia at both a national and international level. In 2018, she founded the Rio photography agency with fellow photographer Daniella Benedetti. Throughout her career, her work has been showcased in Bogotá, Braga, and Los Angeles, and has been published in Vice, Vive Latam, Excelente Iberia, Emotion Magazine, and Travesías to name a few.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What Will We Do In the Course?
  • U2

    Let's Get Ready For the Photos

    • Visual Preparation
    • My photographic equipment
    • How to Find the Best Light
  • U3

    Let's Start Taking Photos

    • Before Starting
    • Individual Portrait
    • Group Portrait
    • Portrait in Action
  • U4

    And after Taking the Photos?

    • Image Selection and Development
    • Inspiration Goes On
  • FP

    Final project

    • Photography of families

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Lifestyle Family Photography. Photography, and Video course by Victoria Holguin

Lifestyle Family Photography

A course by Victoria Holguin
Photographer Specializing in Documentary and Portrait Photography. Bogota, Colombia.
Joined May 2020
  • 100% positive reviews (48)
  • 978 students