About CourseBecome a better photographer through editing and sequencing! Join Stella Kramer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo editor, as she teaches you how good editing and sequencing can help to do a better job of telling a story with your work. You’ll learn the basics of editing and sequencing, the importance of knowing your objective, how to deal with critique, why you should stand behind your work, and the value in letting go. Stella brings all of these points home in a series of live edit and sequencing work sessions with three different photographic projects.
- Lesson 1: Editing and Sequencing 02:47
- Lesson 2: Knowing Your Objective 17:49
- Lesson 3: Learning to Let Go 12:21
- Lesson 4: Know Your Audience 03:46
- Lesson 5: Telling a Story 04:28
- Lesson 6: Be Willing to Surprise Yourself 07:31
- Lesson 7: Dealing with Critique 04:50
- Lesson 8: Stand Behind Your Work 05:39
- Lesson 9: Live Edit and Sequence: Sari Goodfriend Part 1 17:51
- Lesson 10: Live Edit and Sequence: Sari Goodfriend Part 2 19:02
- Lesson 11: Live Edit and Sequence: Daniel Martinez 18:37
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Stella Kramer (image by Sari Goodfriend) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo editor and creative strategist, working with photographers to strengthen their creative eye, put together the strongest portfolios and websites reflecting their work, and set a course to reach their professional goals. Beginning her career as a Photo Editor, Stella worked for such major publications as The New York Times, People, Entertainment Weekly, Sports Illustrated, Newsweek and Brill’s Content. Stella has worked on many of the major news events in recent history, serving as the Photo Editor for The New York Times series “Portraits of Grief” memorializing those who lost their lives in the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks. Her work was part of the team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and the 2002 Infinity Award for Public Service from the International Center of Photography. She was also part of the team at The New York Times that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography. Stella has curated exhibits for The Museum of the City of New York, The Griffin Museum, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Photoville, as well as online exhibitions. She lectures, reviews portfolios, writes about photography, and is on the faculty of SVA Masters of Digital Photography program.