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Our classes cover anything and everything you could possibly want to learn about in the world of photography and imagery, all for free, and accessible with just a click.

DON’T MISS:

Making Your Client Experience "Pink Starburst" With Your Processes

Everyone loves a pink Starburst! In this session, portrait photographer, LaJune King will walk through how to make your client experience “pink Starburst” with your processes. LaJune will cover why having a workflow is pertinent to your success and what to automate in your processes, how to add client deliverables for the right ‘pop’ of service, and why it all starts with your ideal client.

Freelancing in Photojournalism

Washington, D.C. based Freelance Photojournalist Tom Brenner discusses “how he got the shot”, speaking about equipment used, how to plan for coverage of the news, and how to practice great small business habits, all in today’s modern political landscape.

Brenner, a former intern for The New York Times and contractor for Thompson Reuters, has been covering Washington politics for the past five years traveling around the world with the Trump and Biden administrations.

Creating Cinemagraphs with Photoshop

Join designer and developer Chris Converse as he shows how to combine video and images to create mesmerizing and immersive photographic experiences. 

In this lesson, we’ll explore a few different techniques for compositing, masking, and looping video in Photoshop in order to create a compelling animation that can be used for advertising, social media, or to simply enliven a static photo.

Introduction to the World of NFT Art

Join photographer and artist Regina Wamba as she gently guides you into the new and exciting world of NFT art!

TOPICS INCLUDE:
Getting into NFT art
Where to place yourself socially
How to network
Where to get a wallet
How to protect yourself and red flags
W
hat is a floor and other terms used in the crypto art space
AND MORE!

Why Photographers Should Pitch Media, and How to Do it Successfully

Let’s face it: relying on social media – especially Instagram – isn’t a viable strategy to get you and your photography business noticed. To expand the number of eyes on your photography business you need to control the distribution of your own content. Learn how to leverage the power of SEO, understand what media is looking for, and most importantly “pitch” them. Viral success doesn’t come by accident: you make it happen through strategic action. 

I Wish I’d Known That! Photoshop Power Techniques for Photographers

Every photographer knows Photoshop is full of amazing features — but which ones should you use when you really need to be efficient and productive. Join Jesús Ramirez in this information-packed session where he will share his best Photoshop techniques for photographers. Learn little-known features, and better ways to work with the tools that you already use. This session will leave you saying, “I wish I knew that years ago!”

“Confessions of a Former Film Addict”

FUJIFILM X-Photographer Paul Von Rieter discusses how switching to medium format allowed him to ditch film for good whilst still achieving the organic aesthetic that his images are known for.

Natural Light Journey: Portraits on Film

A brief history of how Jen Huang Bogan found her style in natural light portraiture, from process to product, including the progression from wedding photography to portrait photography when usually it’s the other way around.

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