An introduction to shooting with strobes on-location, Sue and Felix show you how to augment your images to give them an edge that will make them stand out from the crowd. Join them as they walk you through how they approach artificial lighting on location with subtle methods to accentuate the face, the client’s outfit, and have control over the entire look and feel of the image.
Let’s talk styling and building a studio wardrobe. Coaching your clients on what to bring to their shoot is key – and they will be more invested from the start. Go through a couple of Sue’s good and bad purchases for her wardrobe – and find out how to know what to buy, how much to spend, and what sizes to get.
Many small to medium businesses can't afford to hire a professional photographer, so they end up doing their own marketing and product photography—and it shows. But even if you're not naturally adept at taking pictures, there are steps you can take to create high-quality, consistent marketing photos of your products or service without spending a lot of time and money. In this course, Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke highlights these steps, discussing composition, camera selection and settings, lighting, and basic photo editing. Learn how to take stellar photos with a smartphone or full-size camera, use natural light to your advantage, work with props effectively, and more. Upon wrapping up this course, you'll be prepared to create compelling images that you can share on social media to generate interest in your brand.
Course Description Join Creative Director and Photoshop Guru Rikard Rodin in creating an artistic composition of a lady with a fox. In addition to covering photoshop compositing basics—shortcuts, selection, masking, transform—there are unique techniques here for creating light rays, dust and for color grading.
This class is intended for students with some photographic experience, but are looking to expand their skills out of the ordinary and into macro photography. Some photographic knowledge is assumed. It's assumed you know how to operate your DSLR camera, for example. For the project, you'll also need to have access to one or more of the tools we discuss in the class.
In this series of bonus videos, Felix takes students into the studio and shoots with them one-on-one. Watch as Felix goes through everything from shooting with one light in a small space to high-end group lighting. Master these techniques to create beautiful images anywhere!
When everyone has a smartphone, anyone can be a photographer. The hard part is editing photos to make them into something truly special. Snapseed is a free app that makes it easy to take and edit professional photos with your iOS or Android device. In this course, pro photographer Justin Reznick shows how Snapseed is used as an integral part of the mobile photography workflow. The first section discusses the Snapseed interface. Next is general editing with some of the commonly used tools: Curves, White Balance, Crop, and more. Justin then moves onto the advanced Snapseed tools, such as tonal contrast and perspective and expert tools such as selections and layers. The course wraps up with some tips for editing different types of photos—landscape, architecture, portrait, and black and white—from start to finish in Snapseed.
Retouching beauty images had always been a huge challenge for photographers and retuchers. I made this course to introduce you non-destructive ways of retouching that will allow you retouch fast and create beautiful outcome that you may see on magazine covers.
This is a product photography tutorial for Pro Club Interactive Education Program, assignment #26
This course is for beginners as well as for those who are already familiar with product photography and want to master their skills.