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Children's Posing Guide

Tamara Lackey

Children's Posing Guide

Tamara Lackey

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1 Introduction Duration:08:01
2 Posing Rules Duration:1:14:17
3 Clothing Review - Step 2 Duration:32:36
4 Location - Step 3 Duration:12:50
5 Mood Management - Step 4 Duration:12:06
6 Point Lighting - Step 5 Duration:11:34
7 Technical Settings - Step 6 Duration:10:08
10 Urban Shoot Challenges Duration:22:36
13 Shoot: Bedroom with Alexis Duration:14:02
14 Shoot: Bedroom with Joseph Duration:14:17
16 Introduction To Lessons 17-23 Duration:19:07
18 Relationship Dynamics Duration:13:49
19 Park Shoot Challenges Duration:1:08:19
22 Shoot: Rooftop with Madeline Duration:39:46
24 Introduction To Lessons 25-37 Duration:08:21
26 Shoot: Rooftop with Rowan Duration:23:58
29 Business Scorecard - Part 1 Duration:29:04
30 Business Scorecard - Part 2 Duration:35:31
34 Photo Contest Top 20 Duration:20:58
35 Contest Winners Duration:07:06

Class Description

Children are not professional models, nor even enthusiastic about posing. While children are inherently beautiful, they aren’t naturals at sitting still. This creates a hurdle for photographers attempting to capture the personalities of younger, restless subjects. However, it’s not impossible to get a child to pose for the camera — you just have to speak their language.

After more than ten years of shooting, celebrated children's photographer Tamara Lackey has developed a language for effectively communicating with her younger clients. In this 3-day course, you will learn Tamara’s 10-point system designed to secure gorgeous, expressive images — including her formula for building to “the final shot.”

By the end of this workshop, you’ll be armed with a toolkit of tried-and-true methods easily adaptable to your own style of shooting, transforming your children’s photography practice into a seamless workflow.


Judi McCann

I really loved these videos and am grateful to Tamara for her clear teachings and her ability to relate her ideas in an instructional setting. She's extremely thorough in her explanations as to the how's and why's. She's got a super sense of humor, too, which is nice. I would very highly recommend this class.

Charlene Goldsmith

This is my first creative live course, and I was really sceptical that I would be getting my money's worth. But I can honestly say that this has been a brilliant investment. Not only is Tamara amazing, but the content is fantastic. I feel like I got more than I bargained for as I even learnt some things in Photoshop I didn't know. Big double thumbs up!

Mari Sierra

Tamara is so good at what she does... Plus funny! This class was great and I learned so much from her... It's one of my faves and in my wish list!