Build your photography portfolio and learn the secrets to creating dynamic portraits using natural light. 



Do you understand how to use your camera but struggle to understand lighting? Would you like to create beautifully lit Portraits in Natural Light that stand out? Learn by doing in a supportive environment surrounded by creative people. Natural Light Portraits is a three-part lighting & model workshop that will teach you creative techniques for shooting unique natural light portraits.

In this workshop, we will teach you how to recognize and work with different types of lighting. We will guide you through using different lighting techniques and you will build your portfolio by practicing these technics as well as having the opportunity to photograph a model on location.

Moreover, you will:

  • Be able to recognize and work with different types of lighting.
  • Understand direction of the light and how it impacts a shot.
  • Learn how to create dynamic portraits using natural light.
  • Start your own natural light toolbox.
  • Understand direction of the light and how it impacts a shot.
  • Gain experience using techniques for back, front and side lighting.


  • Concise Video Lessons

    You will gain access to our Educational Portal with 3 concise video lessons to help you prepare and illustrate the different techniques we will use.

  • Pre-production Meeting

    Here you will be trained on how to get great results on the shooting day. We teach you how to prepare for a photo shoot, share useful techniques and prepare a mood board. Then we will take our knowledge to the shoot!

  • Photo Shoot

    The shoot itself will be for 3 hours. Here we will practice shooting in teams and then shoot the models together using our mood-boards. *Please note we will use studio lights to simulate different lighting conditions as well as shooting outside, weather permitting.

  • Post-Production Meeting

    Here you will bring your results and receive feedback on your images.  We will discuss common editing techniques, image choice, and how to present your final results to the world.


  • Equipment: A camera that allows for adjustment of aperture and shutter speed.
  • Knowledge: You must know how to use your camera and understand the fundamentals of photography. If not, sign up for our Photography Basics Course.


Instructor: Megan
Class Size: 11 students
Language: English
Gift Certificates Available: Yes


3-Part Workshop:
€ 395 incl. BTW
Dates: [Preparatory Meeting: Apr. 9th] Shooting day: Apr. 14th [Zoom Review Session: Apr. 23rd]
Times: [Preparatory Meeting: 18:30-20:30] Shooting day 17:00-20:00 [Zoom Review Session:19:00-20:15]
Location: Oudeschans 21, 1011KS Amsterdam


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