Welcome to my Allurism.com Master Course. In this section, you’ll find everything you need to know about doing what I do. From picking out your first camera, to building a portfolio, how to use your camera, growing your audience, cost effectively growing your kit, location scouting, monetizing your work, posing, as well as the psychology aspects of portraits and boudoir photography including how to find subjects, how to get subjects out of their shell, how to maintain reputation, and most importantly, how to ensure happy clientele. To gain access to these posts, please join my Patreon account.

Picking out your camera

Picking out your gear is the very first step to getting on your way to becoming a professional boudoir and model photographer. Many of you taking this course have already done so, but I’m including it for those who haven’t. Even for those of you who already have a full

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How Camera’s Work

This section will teach the technical understanding of how camera’s work, and how to effectively use them to produce images. There are 3 main functions of a camera: Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO. All 3 of these work in tandem to produce an acceptable exposure which I describe as an

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Aperture

This is an extension of the previous post, but with the complexity of Aperture, I’ve given it it’s own post.

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Focal Length

Focus on the distortion created at different focal lengths. When and how to use what focal length.

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Portrait Psychology Part III: People Skills

People skills, in my opinion, play a larger part in portrait photography than camera skills. Camera’s only have so many variables, while people are endlessly unique. Below I’m going to speak on topics to study with a bit of detail on each, as well as reading material for personal development

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Catch Light

Catch light is the reflection of light in a subject’s eyes from the light source. It’s more noticeable when the light source is at least 5 stops brighter than the subject. As well, size, , shape, location, and distance from the subject determine where, what shape, and how big the

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