Troy redefines photography and video with a classic sensibility and cutting-edge patented photo animation technology. For over twenty-five years, Troy has traveled the world shooting fashion, lifestyle, and celebrities. Capturing beautiful timeless images sought after by international advertising agencies and publications, as well as his award-winning art projects. Troy was invited to do a TED Talk titled “The Future of Photography.” Troy also appeared on Heidi Klum’s Next Top Model as a guest photographer and regularly speaks at F.I.T. He is an award-winning photographer/director and many of his assignments have taken him around the world. He’s done billboard for Times Square, portraits for the GRAMMYs, ads for Vanity Fair & GQ, and so much more. Troy studied Fine Art & Photography at the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies.
with Troy Plota
Learn how to create photographs with the intention of transforming them into motion art using Plotagraph. Join Troy Plota in beautiful Siesta Key for a two part photo shoot on the beach followed by an indoor studio shoot. Images from the shoots will be available for download so you can follow along during the lessons on creating motion art at the end. During each shoot Troy shares the important considerations that pertain to creating images that will look amazing when animated. After the shoots are complete, Troy works through the process of creating three different motion art projects.
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with Troy Plota
Take your photography to the next level with the Plotaverse platform! Join Troy Christopher Plota, the creator of the Plotaverse platform, as he teaches you how to get the most out of the Plotaverse suite of apps and utilize the motion art you create to promote your work on social media. In this class you’ll learn the ins and outs of the Plotaverse sharing platform, how to animate a still photo using Plotagraph, how to apply special effects and overlays to your motion art, how to create advanced motion effects, how to morph multiple photos into an animation, and how to create a portfolio of work that you can use to promote yourself to the world.