with Elena S. Blair
Join Elena S. Blair as she takes you through her shooting workflow while working with a family on location. Meaningful family lifestyle photography is in high demand. Creating photographs based on how you feel is more important than technical skill alone. Elena’s workflow is efficient and effective but what drives her is the opportunity to create timeless family heirlooms for her clients. In this class, Elena shares her process for getting clients ready, scheduling a shoot, selecting the gear she uses, working with her clients on a shoot, and selecting the final images that make up the gallery that is shared with the client. When approached through your creativity, family photography has the potential to be both profitable and fulfilling as an artist.
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with Scott Kelby
Join Scott Kelby for an in-depth look at twenty locations in and around New York City for amazing photographic opportunities. From some of the most iconic spots to places you've probably never heard of, Scott shares tips and tricks for getting there, what to shoot while you are there, and things to know before you go. Not only will you come away with stunning photographs but you'll have had a fantastic time experiencing some of the best that New York has to offer. Don't forget to download the provided PDF to get the street addresses for every location mentioned.
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with Bret Malley
Realistic shadows are an essential component of a realistic composite. Join Bret Malley to learn how to create custom shadows in a variety of lighting situations from diffused overcast light to hard direct light. In this class Bret demonstrates tips and techniques for creating soft shadows, hard shadows, custom shadows with the Pen Tool, shadows on natural terrain, and finishing touches like realistic reflections to tie it all together. Nothing can ruin a composite faster than a poorly crafted shadow, so it is critical to get them right.
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with Terry White
Join Terry White to learn how to leverage the tools in Adobe Spark to gain more attention to your social media efforts! Adobe Spark is a free social media content creation platform from Adobe that consists of three parts: Spark Post, Spark Video, and Spark Page. Spark Post is for creating single graphic posts with text, Spark Video makes it easy to combine stills, motion, text, and audio into easy to share videos, and Spark Page is a fantastic tool for telling any story in a single scrolling web page. All three are accessible from any web browser or an iOS device. In this class Terry takes you through each Spark component, step-by-step, to show you how to create dynamic and engaging content.
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with Serge Ramelli
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 Moose Peterson
Join Moose as he shares his hard earned tips, tricks, and techniques for creating super sharp photographs from the moment of capture through printing! The second thing a viewer’s eye locks onto when looking at a photo is sharpness, so it is critical that you get it right in camera, and maintain that sharpness through to output. In this class you’ll learn the importance of your camera settings, hand holding and long lens techniques, the danger of heat shimmer, how to use depth of focus to your advantage, what you can do during post processing, and Moose’s own secret recipe for sharp prints. Your photography is all about you and the story you want to tell, so learn how to create the sharpest photos you can to share with the world.
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with Irene Rudnyk
Get inspired to be more creative with natural light with Irene Rudnyk! Using just a camera and lens Irene takes you through her tips and tricks for creating beautiful portraits using only natural light. With live examples shooting outdoors and inside, Irene teaches you how she nails focus at wide open apertures, creates artistic lens flares, makes creative use of window light, obtains a three dimensional look in her photos, and all while working with a minimum of gear and a small budget.
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with Lindsay Adler
Join Lindsay Adler and learn how to leverage the power of Instagram to build your brand! Instagram is the social media platform that is completely designed for photographers, and it is a great way to connect with your audience and potential clients. Lindsay gets you up to speed with what Instagram is all about, and then gives you steps and strategies for growing your following, engaging with your audience, showcasing your work, sharing your vision, and converting that audience into paid opportunities. By the end of the class, you’ll have the foundation for developing your own strategy and the knowledge to make it happen. This class is perfect for anyone who needs to learn how to market their brand on Instagram.
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with Chris Knight
Join Chris Knight and learn new ways to express your vision through your lighting! In this class, you’ll learn how to control and shape light to create mood, depth, and ambiance, utilize a variety of lighting modifiers, and use one, two, and three light setups, Chris will teach you how to restrict and control your light to help you tell the story you want to tell.
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with Terry White
Learn how to get your Mavic Air off the ground and configured for the best photos and videos it can capture! Join Terry White and Scott Kelby as they teach you everything you need to know before you fly - the apps to use, the hardware, phone setup, safety tips, and all the advanced features. Each lesson builds on the previous one, starting in the studio and then heading outdoors to see the drone in action. Terry and Scott wrap up the class with tips on transferring the photos from the Mavic Air and how to power it down. This class is perfect for anyone interested in drones or other gadgets.
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with Scott Kelby
Scott introduces the new Profile-based workflow, including the new B&W profiles, the Creative profiles, and other important new upgrades and updates in this latest version of Lightroom (note: these new profiles are in the latest Lightroom versions: Classic, CC and Mobile).
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with Melanie Kern-Favilla
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!