Classical Portrait Photographer

Welcome. f | 11 Studio is the work of Los Angeles Portrait Photographer Jonathan Brown who specializes in classical style portraits. Located in Woodland Hills and offering sessions for actor & business headshots, maternity portraits, and graduation portraits. All sessions are by appointment only.

What are classical style portraits?

Classical style portraiture draws inspiration from classical art and aims to create timeless and elegant portraits. In classical portraiture, the photographer typically focuses on capturing the subject’s facial features, expressions, and body language in a deliberate and aesthetically pleasing manner. It often involves careful composition, lighting, and posing to capture the subject in a way that emphasizes their beauty and character. The lighting is often soft and flattering, with an emphasis on creating a sense of depth and dimensionality. Classical style portraiture often incorporates elements of formalism and refinement, drawing inspiration from classical painters like Rembrandt, Vermeer, or Leonardo da Vinci. The goal is to create portraits that evoke a sense of timelessness, capturing the subject’s essence and personality while maintaining a sense of elegance and grace. Overall, classical style portraiture photography celebrates the art of capturing the human form and personality in a way that transcends time and trends, creating images that are both visually pleasing and emotionally engaging.