Frank Doorhof

Frank Doorhof

Frank Doorhof grew up in a family of enthusiastic analogue amateur photo/videographers. His teaching career rocketed when Frank joined KelbyONE. His classes about model photography are a big success online and he is an instructor in every PhotoshopWorld. In 2013 he published the book "Mastering the model shoot", a bestseller and translated in Czech and Chinese, he also wrote a book about small flash in Dutch, and recorded over 10 instruction videos. Frank is a much sought after speaker on many tradeshows, photography events. Frank has an extensive learning program "learning with Frank Doorhof" with diverse courses, a guidance program and online video web podcasts. His teaching style is inspired by the late Dean Collins and is based on the principle that the language of photography is light and that photographers should be able to speak the language instead of faking it in Photoshop (although he also loves to use Photoshop of course). The workshops are taught worldwide. Due to his technical knowledge, he is involved in many beta hard/software testing. Frank is an Adobe influencer, DxO image master. X-rite Coloratti Master and a PSW DreamTeam Instructor. Visit www.frankdoorhof.com for daily updates with new images, behind the scenes videos, reviews, tips and tricks and much more.

Shooting Fashion on Location

with Frank Doorhof

Learn how to shoot fashion in all kinds of locations! Join Frank Doorhof on his home turf in the Netherlands. Frank stresses how important scouting your locations are to the success of your shoot, so why not start by looking at the locations that are closest to you already. When you know your location you can maximize your time on each shoot because you already know what you want to do. Frank takes you from a junk yard to an old harbor turned park, and wraps up on the streets of Amsterdam. In each shoot Frank teaches you about his gear, his lighting setup, and his thought process that goes into creating each photograph. You learn about lighting, shutter speed, direction of light, metering the scene, using leading lines, and so much more!

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Learn how to shoot fashion in all kinds of locations! Join Frank Doorhof on his home turf in the Netherlands. Frank stresses how important scouting your locations are to the success of your shoot, so why not start by looking at the locations that are closest to you already. When you know your location you can maximize your time on each shoot because you already know what you want to do. Frank takes you from a junk yard to an old harbor turned park, and wraps up on the streets of Amsterdam. In each shoot Frank teaches you about his gear, his lighting setup, and his thought process that goes into creating each photograph. You learn about lighting, shutter speed, direction of light, metering the scene, using leading lines, and so much more!

Make the most of your studio space! Join Frank Doorhof in his Netherlands studio space as he shows you how he has built his studio to maximize every nook and cranny to make it work for his business. Whether you have a large space or a small space it is all about making the most of what you have, seeing things with a photographer's eye, finding the right angles, being creative, and having fun. As Frank takes you through his studio he demonstrates how he shoots tethered for more control, how he uses venetian blinds as a prop, how to shoot in tight spaces, and how to be efficient with the space you do have. By the end of the class you'll be itching to start building new sets in your own studio.

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Make the most of your studio space! Join Frank Doorhof in his Netherlands studio space as he shows you how he has built his studio to maximize every nook and cranny to make it work for his business. Whether you have a large space or a small space it is all about making the most of what you have, seeing things with a photographer's eye, finding the right angles, being creative, and having fun. As Frank takes you through his studio he demonstrates how he shoots tethered for more control, how he uses venetian blinds as a prop, how to shoot in tight spaces, and how to be efficient with the space you do have. By the end of the class you'll be itching to start building new sets in your own studio.

Make your photo shoots more successful by being a better coach for your models. Join Frank Doorhof in his studio as he shares his tips and techniques for how to put your model at ease before the shoot, on how to give more effective directions to your model, on multiple ways to pose both male and female models, and so much more. Frank believes that light is the language of photography, and as a photographer you need to be control of your lighting, so Frank also takes some time to share his lighting setup as well as some of his secrets for adding depth and dimension to your photos with shadows. Knowing the importance of having a variety of interesting props, Frank also shares some tricks of the trade for how you can get or create great looking props without breaking the budget.

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Make your photo shoots more successful by being a better coach for your models. Join Frank Doorhof in his studio as he shares his tips and techniques for how to put your model at ease before the shoot, on how to give more effective directions to your model, on multiple ways to pose both male and female models, and so much more. Frank believes that light is the language of photography, and as a photographer you need to be control of your lighting, so Frank also takes some time to share his lighting setup as well as some of his secrets for adding depth and dimension to your photos with shadows. Knowing the importance of having a variety of interesting props, Frank also shares some tricks of the trade for how you can get or create great looking props without breaking the budget.

Frank Doorhof is a celebrity and fashion photographer based in the Netherlands. You might have seen his classes here on KelbyOne or maybe have been lucky enough to have caught one of his classes at Photoshop World, but here's your chance to learn how he got started in photography, what has helped him on his successful path, why he loves to convey a sense of motion in his photographs, what he enjoys the most about teaching, and so much more. Mia McCormick had the opportunity to interview Frank during Photoshop World, and here's your chance to find out what makes him tick.

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Frank Doorhof is a celebrity and fashion photographer based in the Netherlands. You might have seen his classes here on KelbyOne or maybe have been lucky enough to have caught one of his classes at Photoshop World, but here's your chance to learn how he got started in photography, what has helped him on his successful path, why he loves to convey a sense of motion in his photographs, what he enjoys the most about teaching, and so much more. Mia McCormick had the opportunity to interview Frank during Photoshop World, and here's your chance to find out what makes him tick.

The Art of Dance Photography

with Frank Doorhof

With Frank Doorhof, international fashion and glamour photographer, it is all about being creative and getting the shot. In this class, Frank uses amazing dancers as models to teach you everything from the technical aspects of how to use a light meter to the artistic aspects of creating interesting images with unique looks that make the most of your locations. Frank starts on location in two different settings then brings you back to the desktop to share some of his favorite post-processing techniques while working on the photos he's just created.

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With Frank Doorhof, international fashion and glamour photographer, it is all about being creative and getting the shot. In this class, Frank uses amazing dancers as models to teach you everything from the technical aspects of how to use a light meter to the artistic aspects of creating interesting images with unique looks that make the most of your locations. Frank starts on location in two different settings then brings you back to the desktop to share some of his favorite post-processing techniques while working on the photos he's just created.

In this course Frank offers advice on posing models and their hands, shooting with soft boxes, hard light vs. soft light, and much more. In later lessons, Frank introduces a wind machine to his shoot, along with fire cloth, water spray, and sheets of plastic. Follow along and get some fresh ideas on how to get creative with your studio lighting.

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In this course Frank offers advice on posing models and their hands, shooting with soft boxes, hard light vs. soft light, and much more. In later lessons, Frank introduces a wind machine to his shoot, along with fire cloth, water spray, and sheets of plastic. Follow along and get some fresh ideas on how to get creative with your studio lighting.

Frank Doorhof's unique style has earned him success in the world of fashion and glamor photography. In this course, Frank sits down in our studio and teaches viewers some of the Photoshop techniques he uses when creating his images. The course starts with an in-depth Q and A session in which Frank discusses the importance of light metering, creating a web presence, and some advice for choosing a studio space. From there, the rest of the lessons feature Frank at his computer, taking viewers step by step through his post-production workflow. Frank covers things like skin smoothing, cleaning up backgrounds, working with channels, how he creates images with high tonal contrast, adding noise and color tint, and how he likes working in the raw image formats.

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Frank Doorhof's unique style has earned him success in the world of fashion and glamor photography. In this course, Frank sits down in our studio and teaches viewers some of the Photoshop techniques he uses when creating his images. The course starts with an in-depth Q and A session in which Frank discusses the importance of light metering, creating a web presence, and some advice for choosing a studio space. From there, the rest of the lessons feature Frank at his computer, taking viewers step by step through his post-production workflow. Frank covers things like skin smoothing, cleaning up backgrounds, working with channels, how he creates images with high tonal contrast, adding noise and color tint, and how he likes working in the raw image formats.

Photographer Frank Doorhof is in the studio, showing viewers how to achieve the lighting results they want without having to adjust their images in post-production. Frank starts off by going over how to calibrate a light meter to get consistent, accurate results on every shot. He goes on to discuss how to calculate the fall off of light from the subject, how to create color tints in the background, how moving the light sources can result in dramatically different images, and how changing the camera angle affects the focus plane. Frank also has some tips on positioning the models and how to achieve accurate color results with a color checker. Photographers can take their studio photography to the next level with the help of this course.

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Photographer Frank Doorhof is in the studio, showing viewers how to achieve the lighting results they want without having to adjust their images in post-production. Frank starts off by going over how to calibrate a light meter to get consistent, accurate results on every shot. He goes on to discuss how to calculate the fall off of light from the subject, how to create color tints in the background, how moving the light sources can result in dramatically different images, and how changing the camera angle affects the focus plane. Frank also has some tips on positioning the models and how to achieve accurate color results with a color checker. Photographers can take their studio photography to the next level with the help of this course.

Freeze Motion Photography

with Frank Doorhof

Photographing a moving subject requires the right balance of shutter speed, aperture, and lighting values. In this course, photographer Frank Doorhof shows viewers some techniques for freezing a subject in motion. He travels to an outdoor skate park to shoot a BMX bicycle rider and then goes into the studio to photograph a leaping model. During the shoots, Doorhof talks about how he adjusts his lighting setups and camera settings. He also discusses the importance of changing perspective, how to use strobes and flashes to achieve high contrast effects, a white balance trick for colorizing your images, and how to use scrims and flags to eliminate lens flare. Photographing moving subjects can yield some exciting and dynamic images so follow along with this Kelby Training course and learn how it is done.

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Photographing a moving subject requires the right balance of shutter speed, aperture, and lighting values. In this course, photographer Frank Doorhof shows viewers some techniques for freezing a subject in motion. He travels to an outdoor skate park to shoot a BMX bicycle rider and then goes into the studio to photograph a leaping model. During the shoots, Doorhof talks about how he adjusts his lighting setups and camera settings. He also discusses the importance of changing perspective, how to use strobes and flashes to achieve high contrast effects, a white balance trick for colorizing your images, and how to use scrims and flags to eliminate lens flare. Photographing moving subjects can yield some exciting and dynamic images so follow along with this Kelby Training course and learn how it is done.

Fashion photographer Frank Doorhof takes viewers on location with two models to create this photo shoot for Kelby Training. During the videos, Frank talks about why he tries to shoot tethered all the time, the importance of using a color checker, how he directs his models, and how he controls lighting adjustments through the camera and the strobe.

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Fashion photographer Frank Doorhof takes viewers on location with two models to create this photo shoot for Kelby Training. During the videos, Frank talks about why he tries to shoot tethered all the time, the importance of using a color checker, how he directs his models, and how he controls lighting adjustments through the camera and the strobe.