Get the 4-1-1 on how light works in any environment! I break down the 5 characteristics of light that ALL light follows, which will allow you to manipulate any light to work for you. I’ll demonstrate ways you can photograph in harsh, mid-day light, as well as teach you how to tackle those dreaded splotchy lighting. I’ll also show you how to nail your exposure in different lighting conditions. Learn how I troubleshoot common lighting issues to transform even the most unflattering light into beautiful images, indoor and out.
This course covers everything you'll need to know about Flash! I break down the only 4 variables you'll need to adjust for perfect exposure every time - you will be able to troubleshoot any lighting situation and know which settings to change. Learn how I set up a simple one-light studio that mimics natural light so that I can shoot at any time, any weather. Master how to nail your exposure with flash!
Pick Up Points is my system to directing and posing so that I could consistently create more emotional photos, even in my shyest clients. I wanted better flowing shoots - no more awkward pauses when I used to get stumped, and peace of mind at the end of every shoot that I got all of my shots. I now have deeper connections with my clients - my shoots are unforgettable experiences in and of itself. People often say that my shoots are like therapy sessions - we all leave feeling more empowered after tapping into a deeper emotional place.
In this class, you will learn Caroline Tran's system to confidently shoot with minimal time, creating a smooth photo session with fluid transitions, and directing and capturing genuine expressions and candid moments. This is a system that will give you enough structure to flow you through your shoot, while allowing flexibility and room for your own creativity and client's personalities to shine through. Though this method includes prompt based posing, it is more than just a list of random prompts. The flow of these prompts were thoughtfully designed to be natural and effortless.
Got a fancy camera but still using it in auto mode? Learn to: 1. Create professional looking photos2. Shoot in manual mode 3. Make portraits with pretty blurred backgrounds 4. Find the best light 5. Compose like a pro! At the end of this course, you will understand how to use your camera to create professional-looking photos!
This is a recording from a live online workshop. Learn how to achieve perfect lighting indoors using both natural and artificial light, regardless of equipment... In fact, to demonstrate how universal my strategies are, I performed all of the demos in this course with my iPhone! Good lighting will level up any photo, including your mobile photo! This course is broken into three sections: I. How to identify good light II. How to work with your available light III. When and how to incorporate artificial light