Dramatic Portraiture

Chris Knight teaches the art of a dramatic portrait

Few things move viewers like the emotion and mood of a well-executed dramatic portrait. Chris Knight shares his approach to using light, shadow, and mood to tell the stories of his subjects. This tutorial focuses on the methods to understand and craft light, and is perfect for photographers looking to take their portrait work to new levels.

$ 129.00
  • 01. Getting Started
    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / Introduction
      Introduction (5:44)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / How We See
      How We See (2:33)

  • 02. Technical Lighting
    • Thumbnail for Technical Lighting / Qualities of Light
      Qualities of Light (14:05)

    • Thumbnail for Technical Lighting / Modifications of Light
      Modifications of Light (24:46)

    • Thumbnail for Technical Lighting / Size Matters
      Size Matters (17:41)

    • Thumbnail for Technical Lighting / Lighting Patterns
      Lighting Patterns (21:31)

    • Thumbnail for Technical Lighting / Purpose of Light
      Purpose of Light (8:53)

    • Thumbnail for Technical Lighting / Ratios of Light
      Ratios of Light (12:30)

    • Thumbnail for Technical Lighting / Shape of Light
      Shape of Light (12:36)

    • Thumbnail for Technical Lighting / Controlling Light
      Controlling Light (20:42)

    • Thumbnail for Technical Lighting / Favorites
      Favorites (18:17)

  • 03. The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch
    • Thumbnail for The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch / Introduction
      Introduction (6:04)

    • Thumbnail for The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch / The Gentleman
      The Gentleman (32:51)

    • Thumbnail for The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch / The Lady
      The Lady (27:28)

    • Thumbnail for The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch / The Couple
      The Couple (35:54)

    • Thumbnail for The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch / Culling
      Culling (8:05)

    • Thumbnail for The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch / Quick Development
      Quick Development (10:00)

    • Thumbnail for The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch / Cleanup
      Cleanup (29:31)

    • Thumbnail for The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch / Skin
      Skin (9:31)

    • Thumbnail for The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch / Global Dodge and Burn
      Global Dodge and Burn (10:27)

    • Thumbnail for The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch / Liquify
      Liquify (17:00)

    • Thumbnail for The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch / Color and Tone
      Color and Tone (17:32)

    • Thumbnail for The Hollywood Shoot & Retouch / Sharpen, Noise, and Output
      Sharpen, Noise, and Output (7:27)

  • 04. The Don Quixote Shoot & Retouch
    • Thumbnail for The Don Quixote Shoot & Retouch / Introduction
      Introduction (14:07)

    • Thumbnail for The Don Quixote Shoot & Retouch / Pose 1
      Pose 1 (48:35)

    • Thumbnail for The Don Quixote Shoot & Retouch / Pose 2
      Pose 2 (32:38)

    • Thumbnail for The Don Quixote Shoot & Retouch / Pose 3
      Pose 3 (37:57)

    • Thumbnail for The Don Quixote Shoot & Retouch / Culling and Quick Development
      Culling and Quick Development (7:17)

    • Thumbnail for The Don Quixote Shoot & Retouch / Image 1 Workflow
      Image 1 Workflow (1:04:52)

    • Thumbnail for The Don Quixote Shoot & Retouch / Image 2 Workflow
      Image 2 Workflow (52:41)

  • 05. The Nativity Scene
    • Thumbnail for The Nativity Scene / Introduction
      Introduction (15:38)

    • Thumbnail for The Nativity Scene / Kim + Kanye
      Kim + Kanye (39:43)

    • Thumbnail for The Nativity Scene / Culling and Quick Development
      Culling and Quick Development (10:32)

    • Thumbnail for The Nativity Scene / Assembly
      Assembly (51:30)

    • Thumbnail for The Nativity Scene / Cleanup
      Cleanup (38:43)

    • Thumbnail for The Nativity Scene / Toning
      Toning (21:27)

    • Thumbnail for The Nativity Scene / Personal Style and Closing Statement
      Personal Style and Closing Statement (11:27)



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