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The Ultimate Newborn Photography & Posing Tutorial

The Ultimate Guide to Newborn Photography is a fantastic class to take on the entire process of building a business around newborn photography. Taught by award winning photographer Stephanie Cotta, this comprehensive guide to lighting, posing, managing, marketing, and retouching newborns is the ultimate tutorial for photographers looking to master newborn photography.

This Newborn tutorial is unique in that we cover 15 poses that Stephanie Cotta accomplishes within 45 minutes at every one of her newborn sessions. After taking this course you will have a deeper understanding of the approach to natural studio lighting, lens selections, camera choice while shooting on manual, and the tips and tricks behind posing a sleeping baby for a seamless photo shoot. Posing a 5-Day old baby can be a challenge if you do not have the tools and tricks that Stephanie has developed over the past 5 years of shooting newborns. Come on location in this comprehensive tutorial to elevate your newborn photography and post-production workflow.

The Complete Guide To Newborn
Photography and Posing
$ 299.00
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General Overview

  • 6+ Hours of content that you can instantly download
  • $40 Gift Certificate To Resolution Rentals to rent a new lens or camera.
  • 6+ Newborn Shoots Included
  • 2-Day Workshop Footage From A Live Workshop
  • 40 Minute Interview With Stephanie Cotta
  • Culling Selection & Retouching Photoshop Workflow
  • Adobe Camera Raw Processing
  • Photoshop Action Workflow & Download Link
  • Gear Selection & Lens Overview
  • 15 Step Posing Workflow
  • Baby Posing Techniques and Best Practices
  • 85 Page Interactive Posing Guide
  • Links To Props and Studio Essentials
  • Studio Space Tips
  • Pushing Your ISO limits
  • When To Use Which Lens
  • Full Frame and Shooting Manual
  • Posing In & Building Environments
  • Business Podcast On Marketing & Pricing
  • Practice Files
  • Tips For Mom For Before The Shoot To Ensure A Great Shoot
  • Calming The Baby Techniques
  • Coupons and Links For Props and Essentials

Preview Tutorial Trailers

Side Stretched Hands Together
Newborn Workshop Clip
Side Chin Up Pose - Section 8

We're passionate about the process of learning and the tools available to consume photography content. Each of our Pro Tutorials are methodically organized by content in a way conducive to learning and easy reference. You will rarely find a video longer than 20 minutes in our tutorials. Our tutorials are organized by specific topics, which make the content more approachable and the technical topics easy to reference at a later date. There is no hunting around for topics or processes. In addition we utilize the interactive features of iBooks to present technical content, photography concepts, and Photoshop tools in a way that's easy to understand and fun to learn. Lastly we include a discussion in the form of an audio podcast centered around business practices, pricing, and marketing. With all three platforms included, learning photography and Photoshop has never been easier or more enjoyable.

Included with Purchase

Photo Shoot Videos

15 Poses Total

Retouching Videos

(In 1080p Resolution) 75 Minutes Total

Interactive Guide for iBooks

85+ Pages

Audio Podcast

55 Minutes

Free Video: The Side Chin Up Pose

Posing Guide Videos

Poses # 1-15

Video Chapter List

Workshop Footage

Shoot #2 - 2-Days of Content

Video Chapter List

Interview With Stephanie

Section #3 - 40 Minutes

Video Chapter List

  • 00 - Welcome Section
  • 01 - The Studio Setup
  • 02 - The Hands Together Pose
  • 03 - The Side Stretch Pose
  • 04 - Transitioning To Prop Shot
  • 05 - The Side Folded Arms Pose
  • 06 - The Prop Shot pt. II
  • 07 - The Chin Up Pose
  • 08 - The Side Chin Up and Line Em Up Pose
  • 09 - The Bottoms Up Pose
  • 10 - Side Stretch Pose Baby II
  • 11 - The Pop Shot Pose Part III
  • 12 - The Chin Up Pose
  • 13 - The Prop Shot Pose IV
  • 14 - The Wrap Shot
  • 15 - Shooting Macro
  • 01 - Introduction
  • 02 - Prepping The Parents
  • 03 - Setting Up Prop Shots
  • 04 - Adjusting Camera Settings
  • 05 - The Photo Shoot
  • 06 - The Perfect Prop Shot
  • 07 - Posing Guide: All Head In Hands Pose
  • 08 - Posing Guide: Bottoms Up Pose
  • 09 - Posing Guide: All Wrapped Up Pose
  • 01 - Stephanie's Story - Photo Selection
  • 02 - Getting Started
  • 03 - Challenges
  • 04 - Posing Techniques
  • 05 - Portfolio Review
  • 06 - Propping Tips
  • 01 - Culling - Test Look
  • 02 - Raw Conversion - Test Look
  • 03 - Exporting to PS - Test Look
  • 04 - Liquifying - Test Look

Free Video: Newborn Culling And Post Processing

Retouching Video

Shoot # 1 - 63 minutes

Video Chapter List

  • 01 - Culling - Photo Selection
  • 02 - Raw Conversion - Adobe Camera RAW
  • 03 - Batch Processing
  • 04 - Skin Smoothing
  • 05 - Using The Brush
  • 06 - Defining Babies Eyes
  • 07 - Curves Adjustments
  • 08 - Using The Patch Tool
  • 09 - The Chin Up Pose
  • 01 - Culling - Test Look
  • 02 - Raw Conversion - Test Look
  • 03 - Exporting to PS - Test Look
  • 04 - Liquifying - Test Look
  • 01 - Culling - Test Look
  • 02 - Raw Conversion - Test Look
  • 03 - Exporting to PS - Test Look
  • 04 - Liquifying - Test Look
  • 05 - Healing Brush - Test Look
  • 06 - Tonal Matching 1 - Test Look

Free Video:Free iBooks Preview

Welcome

Chapter # 1

Video Chapter List

Studio Setup

Chapter #2

Video Chapter List

Scheduling

Chapter #3

Video Chapter List

Shooting Tips

Chapter #4

Video Chapter List

Soothing Tricks

Chapter #5

Video Chapter List

Perfecting The Pose

Chapter #6

Video Chapter List

Posing Order

Chapter #7

Video Chapter List

About Stephanie

Chapter #7

Video Chapter List

  • 01 - Welcome
  • 02 - Note From Stephanie
  • 01 - Studio Samples
  • 02 - Natural Light
  • 03 - Space Heater
  • 04 - Reflectors
  • 05 - Studio Essentials
  • 01 - How To Schedule
  • 02 - Arrival
  • 03 - Session Duration
  • 04 - Prepping The Parents
  • 01 - Camera Settings
  • 02 - Angle Advice
  • 03 - Maximize The Pose
  • 01 - Top 7 Soothing Tricks For Baby
  • 01 - Pouty Lips
  • 02 - Flat Hands
  • 03 - The Smile
  • 04 - The Momma
  • 01 - Pose 1
  • 02 - Pose 2
  • 03 - Pose 3
  • 04 - Pose 4
  • 05 - Pose 5
  • 06 - Pose 6
  • 07 - Pose 7
  • 08 - Pose 8
  • 09 - Pose 9
  • 10 - Pose 10
  • 11 - Pose 11
  • 12 - Pose 12
  • 13 - Pose 13
  • 14 - Pose 14
  • 15 - Pose 15
  • 01 - About Stephanie

Free Video: Pricing & Marketing Preview

Pricing & Marketing

Shoot # 1 - 63 minutes

Video Chapter List

  • 01 - Intro
  • 02 - Starting Out
  • 03 - Pricing
  • 04 - Marketing
  • 05 - SEO
  • 06 - Getting Work

Before and After

Below are a few before and after images created within the filming of this tutorial. After viewing this tutorial students will have the ability to independently achieve the same results using the techniques taught within for compositing, color grading, camera raw processing, skin retouching, and more.

About the Instructor

Stephanie Cotta
Newborn Photography

Stephanie is an award-winning newborn photographer based out of St. Louis, MO. Her natural light photography style creates stunning monochromatic images for her clients that are best described as timeless. Stephanie has been a sought-after natural light newborn photography teacher for 4+ years as she has been providing her clients with timeless images.

THE Ultimate
tutorial
NEWBORN posing
photography and retouching
$ 299.00
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