The art of a making a great portrait starts before you even pick up your camera. Building an authentic connection with your subject is essential to capturing soulful and genuine images.

In Connecting through Personal Portraiture – professional photographer April Milani will take you through step-by-step how she builds trust and captures real moments when working with children and teens.

April’s favorite Lensbaby lenses are the Composer Pro II with Sweet 35 and Burnside 35.