Check Out This Fantastic FREE Portrait Photography Tutorial for Beginners (No Lighting Gear Needed!)

If you want to brush up on your portrait photography skills this weekend, there's no better place to start than the below tutorial from Justin Laurens that covers just about everything you need to know to get started. The best part is that it's completely free and you don't need fancy lighting gear or a studio to learn these tips.

"This video is perfect for anyone just getting started with portrait photography who wants to learn how to capture professional portrait images without needing to spend money on lighting equipment or expensive studio rentals," Laurens says.

"I'm going to teach you how to master portrait photography, even as a beginner, by taking you behind-the-scenes of one of my typical indoor/natural light-based photo shoots. This video is everything you need to know how to start taking better photos right away - including the location, camera settings, posing, composition and lighting techniques: no equipment needed. Learn these beginner techniques for portrait photography and start taking professional portrait images today."

Here's the order of what Laurens cover in the tutorial:

• Introduction

• Camera Settings

• Location (Introduction)

• Composition

• Posing

• Location (In-depth)

• Lighting (Introduction)

• Location (In-depth)

• Lighting (In-depth)

• My Gear

Watch the video below and then go visit Laurens' channel for more awesome photography tips including this tutorial where he explains the top 14 poses for portraits.