Posing Subjects for Headshots and Commercial Images

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A short course for photographer’s who wish to improve their communication and direction of subjects and models.

This course focuses particularly on achieving effective headshots and commercial images.

Applicable to weddings, fashion and corporate photography.

What I'll learn

  1. Direct your subjects into flattering poses
  2. Understand how to deal with facial features and poses for headshots
  3. List 10 common mistakes and how to correct them
  4. the “praise sandwich” and “I message” techniques for feedback
  5. Use the main retouching software tools effectively

You need to bring your camera with a flash hot-shoe connection (Most DSLRs and mirrorless cameras will have this).

Male and female models will be provided.


How I'll be assessed

There is no formal assessment, images produced will be reviewed and critiqued during the course.


Entry Requirements

No experience necessary.


How to Apply

You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register your contact details online and verify your account
  • Go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW. Follow the link to pay for your course

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.

This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.