9 portraits that will make you book a photography course

By Jane McGuire
 
 

Newsflash, photography is about far more than taking selfies. We live in a world where we are constantly taking, editing and uploading images of our lives, but if you are looking for a course that will take you further than instagram, why not try portrait photography? Learn how to stop and notice people’s faces and take beautiful images of your nearest and dearest. Need some more convincing? Take a look at these nine famous portraits and get ready to start snapping.

 

Afghan girl – Steve McCurry

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Dancers Mikhail Baryshnikov and Rob Besserer – Annie Leibovitz

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Jude Law – David Bailey

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Migrant Mother – Dorothea Lange

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What we are – Lee Jeffries

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Diana, Princess of Wales – Mario Testino

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Twiggy – Bert Stern

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Al Pacino – Irving Penn

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Before they pass away – Jimmy Nelson

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Do you feel ready to dig out your camera and learn the tricks of the trade? Take a look at the courses listed on the site and get ready to get creative. Who knows where your photos might end up. 

About the author

Jane McGuire

Jane McGuire received her BA (English) from the University of Loughborough. A yoga enthusiast with a sweet tooth, in her spare time you will probably find Jane in the gym or online shopping.

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