Individual & Family Posing Photography - Level 3

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Overview Compared to what it was a couple of decades ago, family and individual photography has changed over the years. …


Compared to what it was a couple of decades ago, family and individual photography has changed over the years. The photographers might find it difficult to work with families and handle them to make the perfect family photo. Individual & Family Posing Photography – Level 3 course is ideal if you are focusing on photographing non- model people. It is important that all the members of a family look relaxed as well as natural than looking awkward and stressed. It will teach you all about candid family photography.

This course focuses on bringing out the best in people with perfect body postures and positioning them well in the family photograph. It teaches the learners to take the best photographs of families. Furthermore, they will learn how to take family photos either inside or outside step by step. While only some people are comfortable in posing for pictures, some others are not. Your job is to make them feel themselves and portray the best through the photographs. Individual & Family Posing Photography  pays attention to both family and individual photography of lay people who aren’t comfortable with candid shots.

Individual & Family Posing Photography  is an IAP accredited course that promises the best course content to excel in your profession. Since the course material you receive is developed by the professionals who have many years of experience in the field, we can assure that you get the best advice to learn from. Moreover, they have added their expertise and professional experiences in the lessons as well as the mistakes you should avoid while engaged in this profession.

Why You Should Consider Taking this course at Study365?

Study365 is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies and provides learners the opportunity to take this course. At Study365, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the training.

Learners who register with us will be given excellent learning support, discounts for future purchases, and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships, and their favourite restaurants.

  • About the Tutor
  • Who is this course for?
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Entry Requirements
  • Method of Assessment
  •  Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Access Duration
  • Career Path & Progression

With a passion for photography which began when his parents presented him with a camera at just 11 years old, Bernie Raffe is a professional photographer based in the United Kingdom. An award-winning portrait and wedding photographer, Bernie has qualified at the Associate Level of the Master Photographers Association (MPA) and Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP). His goal is to teach you how to be a better photographer and take memorable and inventive photos to wow others!

Bernie has received more than 100 5-star reviews for his teaching style. He demonstrates the intricacies of film and photography without clouding your perceptions of the science behind the images. He is a motivational speaker on this subject to beginners, amateurs, and professionals alike and occasionally does a guest spot on cruise ships.

Individual & Family Posing Photography - Level 3 course is ideal for anyone who is interested in photography and even those who are already engaged in it.    

  • How to photograph non- model people
  • How to take candid family photography
  • Bringing out the best in people with perfect body postures and positioning
  • How to take family photos either inside or outside
  • Make them feel themselves and portray the best through the photographs
  • Learners who are over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of English Language, ICT, and numeracy can take Photography - Individual & Family Posing - Live Sessions.
  • A sound educational background is an advantage.
  • There are no formal prerequisites to take this course.

This is a knowledge-based course, and thus, will contain no method of assessment. 

Upon the successful completion of the course, learners will be awarded a completion certificate of  Individual & Family Posing Photography - Level 3 by iAP.

The International Awards for Professionals (iAP) is an awarding body established in 1999 that aims to promote a high educational standard. They hope to create online education that is trustworthy and credible. They are focused on raising the standards of online education and ensuring it is accessible to all. The iAP provides accreditation for a range of educational establishments and monitors and continually develops the educational standards of such institutions. Their globally recognised certifications give learners the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to gain employment in the chosen fields. 

Course material will be directly provided to the candidates and they have access for 12 months. They are able to complete the self-learning process in stages as well as revisit the lessons anytime they want within that time frame. 

Individual & Family Posing Photography - Level 3 is designed to progress your competency in photography. Taking this course makes you eligible to pursue further education as well as a profession. Successful completion of the course guarantees an accredited qualification that paves the way to a great career which requires the skills covered by the course. Here are some of the professions you are qualified to pursue with the knowledge you get from the course and once you complete all the areas of study in photography. Given below are job titles you can compete for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to

Photographer - £45,302 (approximately)

Course Curriculum

1. Chapter 1 - Introduction
1.1 Lecture 1 Introduction to the course FREE 00:02:00
2. Chapter 2 - Family Posing
2.1 Lecture 2 Parents and two children Part I – Sitting, and running around FREE 00:10:00
2.2 Lecture 3 Parents and two children Part II – Standing and sitting on a bench FREE 00:08:00
2.3 Lecture 4 Extended family posing Part I, how to deal with a large group of people FREE 00:11:00
2.4 Lecture 5 Extended family posing Part II, how to deal with a large group of people 00:06:00
2.5 Lecture 6 Parents and two older children Part 1 00:08:00
2.6 Lecture 7 Parents and two older children Part II 00:12:00
2.7 Lecture 8 Gallery of extended family poses 00:06:00
3. Chapter 3 - Individual Posing
3.1 Lecture 9 Male Posing Part I – In the garden, standing & leaning and posing with a jacket 00:11:00
3.2 Lecture 10 Male Posing Part II – Seated on a sofa, and sitting and leaning again a wall 00:09:00
3.3 Lecture 11 Female posing Part I – Inside on sofa and chair, and in the garden on a bench 00:09:00
3.4 Lecture 12 Female posing Part II – By a local lake, sitting, standing and leaning 00:08:00
3.5 Lecture 13 Female poses with some great off-camera flash lighting 00:02:00
3.6 Lecture 14 Individual female poses (repeated from one of my other courses) 00:08:00
3.7 Lecture 15 Head and Shoulders posing, tips and tricks 00:06:00
3.8 Lecture 16 Headshots – It’s all about the Jawline 00:07:00
4. Chapter 4 - Posing Couples
4.1 Lecture 17 Posing couples standing up – Part I 00:08:00
4.2 Lecture 18 Posing couples standing up – Part II 00:07:00
4.3 Lecture 19 Posing couples standing up – Part III 00:06:00
4.4 Lecture 20 Posing couples standing up – Part IV 00:05:00
4.5 Lecture 21 Posing ‘fuller figure’ subjects (and a dog!) 00:14:00
5. Chapter 5 - Posing Siblings
5.1 Lecture 22 Younger brothers 00:09:00
5.2 Lecture 23 Older brothers 00:06:00
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    Skyler King

    August 06, 2021
    Learning is good

    Your platform is unique and different.

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    Carol Sharp

    July 17, 2021
    Great Place

    Great place to start learning individual and family photography tips.

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    Rudy Robinson

    July 11, 2021
    Fun thing man!

    Thanks a lot for cool techniques.

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    Frankie Jones

    June 02, 2021

    Very nice tips for improving family posing and photo shoot techniques. Wow.

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    Gail Bates

    March 18, 2021

    Explain in easy steps. Good Boost.

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