Are you thinking about creating, revamping or maximizing your home or studio space? In this creativeLIVE photography course, Bambi Cantrell shows you how to take everyday materials to design stunning shooting spaces, and how to use available areas such as doors and windows for special effects.
Exploring Composition in Photography
Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 15&30fps | Audio: AAC 48KHz 2ch
(2h 38m Intermediate Apr 20, 2015)
In photography, composition isn't everything…but it's close. Effective composition can make a photo far more powerful by drawing the viewer's eye into the scene and guiding it in a way that conveys your intent as a photographer.
.MP4, AVC, 2129 kbps, 1280x720 | English, AAC, 128 kbps, 2 Ch | 1 hr 12 mins | 1.21 GB
Instructor: Matt Kloskowski
Do you want outdoor photographs that reflect the beauty and mood of the landscape that you see with your naked eye? In Photoshop and Lightroom for Landscape Photographers, Matt Kloskowski will show you how to use Photoshop to enhance your outdoor images so they reflect the world as you actually see it.
There’s a lot more to photographing food than you might think. You’ll learn everything you need to know to get started, from the gear and camera settings she uses to the importance of choosing the right props for your scene, from what to look for when selecting your ingredients to essential food styling tips and tricks used by the pros.
English | 51m | mpeg4, yuv420p, 1280x720 | mp3, 48000 Hz, 2 channels | 499 MB
Bill has been photographing Cason for over 5 years as part of a long term documentary project. In that time Bill has documented Cason’s growth as a skater and as a person, and all the while refining and developing his own techniques as a photographer in this environment.
Clients love the feeling of a photo shoot, especially when it feels like an magazine editorial. In this class, Courtney Dailey will help you create that feeling in your studio by sharing some of her favorite beauty photography tricks. Courtney will share her preferred beauty lighting set-ups, creative tricks and posing directives. You’ll learn how to direct your clients with confidence and ease.
English | Duration: 1h 23m | H264 | 852x480 | 29.97fps 1874kbps | AAC 44.1KHz | 791 MB
German Photographer/Photoshop Artist Calvin Hollywood – known for his edgy, contemporary photography and composites, takes you through his entire process from the location shoot to the computer to show you how to achieve the same tough and gritty look that has become part of his signature style in the professional world.
You love to travel and you love taking photos, now put them together for one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences you’ll ever have.
.MP4, AVC, 595 kbps, 950x532 | English, AAC, 128 kbps, 2 Ch | ~ 17 hours | 5.45 GB
Instructor: Scott Robert Lim
Simple, effective lighting techniques.
English | 43mins | Video: yuv420p, 1280x720 | Audio: 48000 Hz, 2 channels | 421 MB
What do you get when you team up world class dancers with internationally acclaimed photographer Joe McNally? In a word, brilliance! Join Joe as he employs a series of lighting setups, from big flash to small, that demonstrate different ways of capturing the grace and beauty of these dancers in flight. From soft light to strong, Joe dives deep into the thinking that goes into each lighting decision as he grapples with the challenges each situation presents.
There are so many options when it comes to speedlighting — how do you know which model to choose? Award-winning photographer Roberto Valenzuela will answer all of these questions and equip you with “go to” settings for any shoot, no matter the location.
Do you love using Photoshop? Do you want to improve your photo retouch skills and jumpstart your career as a photo retoucher? In this workshop you will be able to learn all the most advanced retouch skills you need for professional work in several fields in the industry.
Compositing doesn’t have to be daunting – simple techniques can remedy slight imperfections in a photo or allow you to place your subject in a fantasy world. In Fine Art Compositing, fine art photographer Brooke Shaden will teach you an approach to compositing that will help you enhance – or transform – your images with minimal effort.
Traditional marketing is dead. Technology and social media have completely changed the way we attract clients – but the never-ending parade of changes can be overwhelming to busy photographers who are working hard to keep their businesses profitable. In Content Marketing for Photographers, Jared Bauman will share realistic, effective strategies and tactics you can use to revolutionize your marketing.
Master Photo Workshops - New England Color Field Techniques for Great Pictures
English | .mp4 | AVC yuv420p, 1024x768, 25.00 fps(r) | AAC 44100 Hz, stereo | 1.26GB
Learn photography with master photographer Jim Zuckerman as he photographs New England in autumn. This area offers a variety of historic locations from the lighthouses of Maine to classic churches and cemeteries in Massachusetts.
In this edition, the video camera floats through the action as a shot comes together, capturing the musings, conversations, and the never ending adjustments of location shooting. It’s not as nuts and bolts as the first edition, and it takes the tools and lessons of The Language of Light Volume One into much more complex realms of using speedlights (and some big strobes) to good effect on location.
Pro photographer Erik Valind takes you on location to capture lifestyle photos in a variety of indoor settings. Every location provides its own unique challenges, and you need to be able to pick your battles and rise to the occasion.
Genre: Photography | Language: English
You are smarter than your flash, so why let it make all the decisions for you? Your flash’s Auto feature may give you okay flash results, but who is happy with just okay?This guide will show you how easy it is to quickly understand the fundamentals of flash photography and create dynamic lighting in any situation.
From Screen to Paper: Improving Your Inkjet Printing Skills
3.45GB | Duration: 4h 27m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 15fps | Audio: AAC 48KHz 2ch
Genre: eLearning | Level: Advanced | Language: English
Making your own ink-jet prints is easy. Making great ink-jet prints isn't. It takes practice and experience to know how images that you're viewing on a computer screen will translate to the printed page. Along the way, you can spend a lot of money on wasted paper and ink. This course, from photographer and educator Ben Long, is designed to help you improve your printing "eye."
When creating the curriculum for this tutorial we broke the content down into 4 sections that best represent the types of product photography across various industries. In the end we built a 20+ hour tutorial around Catalog Photography, Editorial Photography, Small Business (B2B), and Commercial Photography. Throughout 11 photo shoots across all 4 topics we explore the challenges each face and best practices for running your business. We encourage you to explore many of the free sections below to get a feel for the 55 videos included.
Learn how you can use image compositing and smart set design to create stunning images at an impressively low cost.
Before & After: Cropping Photographs
169MB | Duration: 0h 40m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 30fps | Audio: AAC 48KHz 2ch
Genre: eLearning | Level: Beginner | Language: English
Cropping is essential to good design. In this course, senior author John McWade shows members how to transform images that are often bland at first glance, but can be cropped and integrated into the layout in a way that is powerful and eye-catching. He discusses seven types of crops, including hard crops, split crops, and false crops, and shows how to compose an image, crop for extreme proportions, and elevate the intensity of a weak photo—without any retouching or special effects.