with Jackie Kramer
Boost your creativity and have fun shooting artistic macro floral photographs with Jackie Kramer! Join Jackie in the Florida Botanical Gardens to learn how you can create stunning ... READ MORE
lessons: 15 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 38min
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Artistic Macro Floral Photography Techniques
with Jackie Kramer
Boost your creativity and have fun shooting artistic macro floral photographs with Jackie Kramer! Join Jackie in the Florida Botanical Gardens to learn how you can create stunning floral images of your own. In this class you will learn how to bring out character in a flower, what gear you’ll need, optimal camera settings, how to overcome challenges you’ll face in the field, how to capture textures and color washes you can use in post production, how to shoot in-camera multiple exposures, and so much more! Jackie wraps up the class with a series of lessons on her post production techniques to edit the photos and bring her vision to life. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
The instructor introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
lesson 2: How to Bring Out Character in a Flower
Certain flowers are symbolic of different things.
lesson 3: The Basic Shot
Jackie demonstrates how she approaches capturing the basic flower shot.
lesson 4: High Key Shot
Another approach is to create a high key shot.
lesson 5: Exploring the Garden
Jackie scouts the garden for light, locations, flowers, and textures.
lesson 6: Overcoming Challenges
There are a number of distractions you’ll have to deal with in the field.
lesson 7: Dealing With Wind
Jackie shares her camera settings for dealing with wind.
lesson 8: Choosing a Lens
Jackie discusses what different lenses can do for your flower photography.
lesson 9: Examples With Different Lenses
Jackie demonstrates how she shoots using different lenses.
lesson 10: Shooting Textures
From flat surfaces to color washes that can be used in post processing.
lesson 11: Looking For Opportunities
Jackie continues to explore the garden looking for what opportunities exist for photographing.
lesson 12: Multiple Exposures
Jackie demonstrates different in-camera multiple exposure techniques.
lesson 13: Image Review and Post Processing
Back in studio, Jackie goes through the photos she created in the botanical garden.
lesson 14: Post Processing High Key Image
Jackie demonstrates her workflow for editing a high key photo in Lightroom Classic and Photoshop.
lesson 15: Post Processing Multiple Exposures
Jackie wraps up the class with a walk through of her edit of the in-camera multiple exposure photos.
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meet  Jackie Kramer
Jackie has been photographing the natural world, with an emphasis on flowers, since high school. She is at home shooting flowers in wildflower fields, botanical gardens, private gardens, and indoors. She is known for her rich colors and for infusing personality in her floral images. Jackie has received international acclaim for her images and has been published in several noteworthy magazines.
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