Kalebra Kelby is co-founder of KelbyOne, creator of the ShotWithMyTrustyiPhone blog, and has been shooting with the iPhone as her primary camera for more than 10 years. She started as a traditional artist/painter and applies her artist's eye and techniques to her iphoneography.
with Moose Peterson & Kalebra Kelby
In this Personal Side Interview, Kalebra dives deep with award-winning wildlife and aviation photographer Moose Peterson. This in-depth sitdown will tug at your heartstrings as he opens up about his childhood, his family, and how he met his wife. For Moose, art and photography were always a part growing up, but it sparked a true passion for him to push going after it as a full-time career. With every word, you can see the passion and drive he has for his craft, and it’s that zeal that keeps pushing him forward in everything he does.
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with Serge Ramelli & Kalebra Kelby
Landscape and urban photographer Serge Ramelli sees art in the world around him. Being an artist and having creativity is all about putting beauty out in the world - with many different ways of how to express it. Serge himself expresses art both through his photography as well as through acting. In this in-depth interview with Kalebra Kelby, Serge shares stories of how he broke into the creative circle, his supportive family, and the dreams he is still pursuing. He strives to bring joy to life and continue to grow, along with helping others to do so as well. His ambition is inspiring and will motivate you to go after your own passions!
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with Melanie Kern-Favilla & Kalebra Kelby
Sit down with Kalebra Kelby and meet our newest instructor - Melanie Kern-Favilla! You may recognize her as the winner of our second Gallery at KelbyOne contest with her beautiful floral work. And now she is sharing her wide-array of knowledge with you! In this in-depth interview, Melanie opens up about her job as a train engineer for the Long Island Railroad, her husband and two dogs, and of course, her passion for photography. Would you ever guess that her fascination with thunderstorms would lead her to where she is today? She loves everything nature and her perseverance to always keep going and improve her creative side is motivating and inspiring. We are so excited for you to get to know her and welcome her to the KelbyOne family!
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with Tracy Sweeney & Kalebra Kelby
Family photographer Tracy Sweeney didn't have the most "normal" path into the industry. She actual began her career as a high school teacher and was working to become a college professor. Photography had started off as just a hobby, helping better the creative side of her life and giving her more knowledge to teach her students. As time went on though, this hobby became more and more of a passion. In this in-depth interview with Kalebra Kelby, Tracy talks about how she got started, her role as a mom, how she connects with the families and children she photographs, and how it all comes together to serve her purpose. The love and gratitude she has for her family shines through in every moment, as does her teaching background in the stories she is able to capture in her work. You'll connect with Tracy on every level and you'll wrap up feeling excited and motivated by her fun and loving energy.
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with Rick Sammon & Kalebra Kelby
Award-winning photographer Rick Sammon is inspired by the world around him. He aims to have his creative visions come to life through his photography as well to help teach others to do the same. While you may know of his many awards, books, and various other accomplishments, he opens up his personal side, in a way we’ve never seen before, in this in-depth interview with Kalebra Kelby. Hear from Rick about his travels, love of music, his family, and how it’s all shaped the person he is today. Amidst the stories, you’ll be inspired by the words he lives by and learn to view the world in a whole new way. Plus, you won’t want to miss discovering his favorite household chore!
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with Trey Ratcliff & Kalebra Kelby
Through HDR photography Trey Ratcliff documents his travels to some of the most exotic places around the world. Trey started out when he discovered “this strange world of HDR Photography” and became “obsessed” with it. He created the site stuckincustoms.com and made it his goal to take and share one photo per day, along with his stories and free tutorials. Today he shares his photos with a social media audience of 16 million followers and has been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox and the BBC. He’s also the first photographer to have an HDR photo hung in the Smithsonian. Now in an in-depth interview with Kalebra Kelby learn the personal side of Trey Ratcliff. Trey shares everything from his philosophy on life, his life with his family in New Zealand, what inspires him and what experiences have shaped him most.
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with Dave Black & Kalebra Kelby
You may know Dave Black for his 30 plus years of award winning sports photography in such publications as Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek and the award winning TV show Sports Century on ESPN. Dave has covered everything from the NFL, NASCAR, The Masters to 12 Olympic Games. He has one of the most inspiring stories to tell and that’s exactly what he did when he sat down with Kalebra Kelby for his personal side interview. Hear from Dave about his early athletic pursuits as a gymnast and what lead him into sports photography and beyond. Dave has a wealth of wit, wisdom and insight that he shares, along with what inspires and drives him as he continues to pursue his passion for photography.
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with Tim Wallace & Kalebra Kelby
You may know that Tim Wallace is famous for his high-end commercial car photography, aviation and aircraft work, and winning many industry awards such as UK Motor Industry Photographer of the year but how well do you know the personal side of Tim? In this in-depth interview, Kalebra Kelby sits down with Tim to talk about his life, family, and the keys to his success. From his early life struggles to his experiences while serving in the Royal Marine, Tim's stories will make you laugh, cry, and leave you more enlightened about the man behind the camera. We bet you'll walk away feeling inspired, motivated, and ready to live life to the fullest!
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with Kalebra Kelby
Learn how to create DSLR quality photos with your iPhone! Join Kalebra Kelby as she shares what she’s learned from 10 years of shooting exclusively with her trusty iPhone. No matter what gear you use for your photography, you need to know its strengths and limitations to get the most out of it, and the same is true when shooting with an iPhone. In this class you’ll learn the importance of shooting with intention, how to leverage built-in functionalities in ways you never thought of, tips for creating stronger compositions, how to get the most out of different lighting situations, how to get better photographs of people, and more. Kalebra wraps up the class with a series of lessons on her go-to apps for editing on the iPhone. Practice makes perfect, and there’s probably not another camera you have at your disposal more often than your iPhone, so make the most of it!