Outdoor Lifestyle Photography

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With outdoor lifestyle photography your job is to sell the experience to the viewer. You need to be able to work in all kinds of lighting situations and with a range of gear-from strobes to diffusion panels-to get the kind of killer shots that makes the viewer wish they were there. Erik takes you through a series of locations and situations demonstrating lighting, posing, and composition tips and techniques all along the way.

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Including a Landmark in the Shot
Lesson 3 : Searching for Shadows
Lesson 4 : Shooting into the Sun
Lesson 5 : Controlling the Contrast
Lesson 6 : Find a Unique Vantage Point
Lesson 7 : Out on the Beach: Part 1
Lesson 8 : Out on the Beach: Part 2
Lesson 9 : Over the Shoulder
Lesson 10 : Using the Octabank Outdoors
Lesson 11 : Two Suns
Lesson 12 : Use Gels to Mimic Daylight
Lesson 13 : Sunset Shot
Lesson 14 : On the Water's Edge

Erik Valind | New York Based Pro Lifestyle Photographer

Erik Valind

Erik Valind is a top pro photographer who specializes in the creation of compelling commercial work and energetic lifestyle imagery. People are the center of his photography and also serve as his inspiration. Erik developed an early appreciation for the transformative energy that light possesses and uses light to add energy to every image, much as the Florida sunlight has energized him.

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