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Team Building and Planning

Lesson 4 in Artistic Portrait Photography

Lesson Information

In this lesson, you will learn about team-building and the roles of your team members, what to do when faced with production problems, and understand the photographer’s duties required to finish pre-production.


1. Find hair stylist, makeup artist, and photo assistant(s) for your shoot.
2. Create final mood boards, 1 core concept, and 1 backup concept.
3. Sketch 2-3 shot compositions and find pose references for your model.
4. Create photoshoot schedule.


Do a photoshoot this week. It can be a simple execution of light tests for next week's official course photoshoot, or something completely different and unrelated.


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Lesson Plan