The Learning Center Classes

Natural Light Portraiture

This course will give students an understanding of how to manage light and how it can be used to create stunning portraits. Whether you are just getting started or are a seasoned professional, this intimate class will provide you with directions and techniques for creating accessible and straightforward lighting solutions for your portrait photography. Students will be given an overview of window lighting, diffusion mechanics, and tips and tricks to make their subjects look their best. An instructor-led photoshoot will help you understand how to pose models, direct them, and use natural lighting to create beautiful portraits. Start developing your style today and discover when and how to use different approaches to create meaningful and compelling portraits with HCP instructor David Knox! 


Registration & Fees: $175
Members Enjoy 20% Off Tuition


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Attention: This class is In-Person at Houston Center for Photography (1441 West Alabama, Houston, Texas 77006.)

As we reopen our doors to allow for in-person classes, we used CDC recommendations and museum guidelines from the State of Texas to create our reopening policies and procedures. Please see here for more information about HCP’s Health & Safety Protocols. 

If you have any questions about our protocols or about registering for a class, please email education@hcponline.org for more details.



Class meets three Mondays:
June 7th, 14th, & 21st
6 - 8 pm CT


Capture, Lighting, Present

What to Bring to Class

Digital Camera with 'Manual' Mode
Camera Manual
Flash Drive
Pen & Paper


David Knox