The Natural Light Project  

The Beginner's Guide To Mastering
Natural Light Portrait Photography


"Here's how to forget the frustration of trying to use complicated lighting equipment, turn any location into your studio, and consistently produce gorgeous natural-light portraits in any situation! "
"I've done it, and hundreds of my students have too. If you own a digital SLR camera, you've got what it takes to create beautiful natural light portraits -- easier than you ever thought possible -- guaranteed."

From: Cindy Bracken, Goodyear, AZ

If you're like me, you LOVE portrait photography! However, portrait photography is one of the most difficult genres of photography there is, in my opinion. Especiallly when you are photographing children or other difficult subjects. The LAST thing you need is to be messing around with difficult lighting equipment that fails to deliver the results you want anyway.

What could be easier than just using your camera...and no other get the stunning images you crave? Imagine being able to:

  • CONSISTENTLY produce gorgeous portraits of groups, children, babies, pets...anyone!


  • Find great lighting anywhere...make the world your studio


  • NEVER have that "sinking feeling" when you view your images ever again!


  • Save thousands of dollars on expensive studio lighting and flash equipment!



Sounds simple, but you may be wondering:

  • How to use the manual controls on your camera to get proper exposure
    (you won't believe how simple this is once you understand the secret!)
  • How to tell "good" light from "bad" (I'll clue you in on the best times of day to shoot, and what to do if you have to shoot in less than desirable conditions!)
  • How to to break away from that "snap shot" look (the 3 things you MUST do for a professional looking portrait)
  • How to avoid unflattering shadows on your subject's face (easily solved with the little trick I'll tell you about!)
  • How to combat the "flat lighting" that open shade can present (and get those skin tones that really glow!)

  • How to get those bright, beautiful eyes to really sparkle!

  • How to correctly use a light meter (and the difference between using your
    on-camera meter vs. a hand held light meter

  • How to choose the best lens for natural light portraits (and not spend a fortune)

  • How to properly use reflectors and diffusers...even without an assistant (no, you won't have to grow a third arm!)

  • What to do if you don't have a light meter (an easy-to-remember forumula that will set you on the right path)


"Finally, YOU can create the images you've always dreamed about!"

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I absolutely love the Natural Light Project! I also love the movie clips. I think the post-processing secrets are worth the price alone. I have tried other actions to POP the colors but they always blew out the highlights, now I can control the intensity to just the areas I want and it makes the picture POP PERFECTLY! I have ordered a 85mm 1.8 lens, light meter and reflector arm and I am excited to try them out using your suggestions. I understood a lot about good lighting before but I did learn some new things. I also need help feeling confident out of manual mode and am excited to put my new knowledge to the test. Thanks so much!

-Carolyn Turner


I'm Cindy Bracken, professional photographer and mom to two girls. Like many of you, my love of photography really blossomed with the birth of my first child. I longed to take beautiful images of her. And while I do love capturing images in my studio using my lights, my favorite portraits are always the ones that are taken either outside using natural lighting, or indoors using window light.

It wasn't always this way. Once upon a time, all I ever did was leave my camera on it's automatic setting whenever taking natural light photos. They always came out looking like snapshots. Achieving good, professional-looking portraits was still a mystery.

I practiced as much as possible, and read everything I could about photography. Gradually, I improved. And now, I'm confident EVERY TIME I do a photo session that the images will be good. Sometimes even great! I'm always happy and pleased to show my work to clients. All of the images you see on this page were taken with my Canon 20D using all natural lighting and no other equipment.

And I'd like to show YOU how to do it, too!



When you invest in the Natural Light Project, you
will also receive an ALL-ACCESS PASS to the
private, MEMBERS-ONLY area of the site
containing instructional VIDEO!

I'll take you by the hand and show you step-by-step how
to easily make dramatic improvements to your images using Photoshop...and much MORE!

Here's a before and after shot:

So let's get you started — the right way — today....

"REVEALED! Simple secrets that get RESULTS..."

  1. Why you MUST use the manual settings on your camera. This IS NOT as difficult as you might think...once you know the secret!

  2. The eyes have it! Get those bright, beautiful eyes every time! Easy, once you know what to look for.

  3. Location, location, location. The best locations to use, and why. Why certain locations can be a disaster while others enhance your portraits.

  4. Finding the perfect lighting situations...and what to do when conditions are not ideal.

  5. Why your "kit lens" usually won't give you the quality you need. I'll let you in on the lens that I LOVE for portrait photography (and it isn't expensive!)

  6. Bokeh, baby! What it is, why you want it, and how to get it! (trust me, it is super-simple and will improve your portraits 100%)

  7. I will reveal my post processing techniques using photoshop that will make your portraits really pop!

  8. How to finally get rid of unwanted shadows and dark eye sockets forever!

  9. How to set up your natural light studio (what light is best and where to position your subject and camera)

  10. The difference between types of reflectors - and when to use each

  11. How to scout for the perfect lighting situations

  12. How to position your subject for the best light, no matter what time of day

  13. What to do if you're stuck shooting in full sun AND MORE!


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What is it worth to you to :

  • Have the confidence that your natural light portraits will turn out beautifully EVERY TIME

  • Have a FULL understanding of how to use your camera's manual settings to get the correct exposure you need

  • Improve your natural light portrait photography by leaps and bounds

  • Be PROUD of your work

The Natural Light Project has been in the works for months. Hours upon hours of work have gone into this project. It can be yours for just $19.95 today. Simply scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the paypal button to reserve your copy now.

Did you know? Now you can get the full version of the Natural Light Project for FREE when you join Shuttermom University! Shuttermom U. is full of tips. lessons, discussions and more about photography and the photography business. Claim your membership for just $29 today, and get the Natural Light Project (in the members only area) absolutely free! Click here.


Your Natural Light Project will come to you via email (usually within 24 hours) for easy viewing or printing as a PDF file. All that is required is Adobe Reader, which most computers already have. However, if you need to download Adobe Reader, it is free. Click here to download your copy of Adobe Reader.

My Personal "Make-You-Happy" Guarantee!

1 Full Month to Test-Drive the Natural Light Project. It's Got to Be the Best System Ever for improving your natural light portrait photography — or I'll Pay You Your Money Back!

I'm 100% confident that the Natural Light Project will be the absolute best, most complete, and most useful system to teach you how to take the best natural light portraits possible.

Even more than that, I'm confident that if you employ all the techniques and resources I share with you, you'll improve your natural light portrait photography within days!

So if the Natural Light Project isn't everything you were expecting, and all my tips and resources don't produce the results you were looking for, just ask me for a prompt refund within 30 days of your purchase.

No reason needed. No questions asked.

That's my promise.
Cindy Bracken


Click on the button below to claim your copy now for just $19.95



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