Golden Hour: The Photographer's Ultimate Guide

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Learn everything you need to know about taking photos during the most magical time of day.

Watch and learn from three photographers as they take you along with them on six golden hour sessions that span from late afternoon to early evening. You’ll discover proven techniques for capturing luminous halos around your subjects, achieving perfect color & exposure, producing images with depth and dimension, and working with flare & haze.

Then you’ll find out their editing secrets in a series of processing videos that show everything from balancing backlit exposures to enhancing sun-drenched scenes as they process their golden hour portraits to perfection.

what you’ll get

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ULTIMATE GUIDE TO GOLDEN HOUR PHOTOGRAPHY

A downloadable eBook filled with practical tips & tricks that cover everything you need to know about Golden Hour photography

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6 GOLDEN HOUR SHOOTING VIDEOS

5 Outdoor Videos (including a beach session, backyard/neighborhood session, and field/farm session)
1 Indoor Videos featuring natural light sessions at home

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3 EDITING VIDEOS

Learn how each photographer edits golden hour images from start to finish
without actions or presets!

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STUDENT Q&A

Submit questions to the Presenter anytime during the program's duration, and receive acopy of the recorded Q&A video at the end of the breakout's run.

Please note: All items in this listing are digital downloads that must be downloaded to a computer (you may transfer to an iPad after your original download to a computer).  Due to the nature of digital downloads, they are non-refundable.

what you’ll learn

// TOP 10 TIPS FOR GOLDEN HOUR IMAGES

Tips to create beautiful backlit images & mistakes to avoid in golden hour sessions

// LIGHT AND SHADOWS

Learn to use pockets of light and shadows creatively

// HOW TO USE FLARE & HAZE EFFECTIVELY

Learn about the different types of flare & haze and then learn to use it in your images

// HOW TO TRANSITION FROM THE GOLDEN HOUR TO BLUE HOUR

How the light changes and what you can do to compensate

// WHITE BALANCE SHORTCUTS FOR PERFECT COLOR

White balance tips during the golden hour that make achieving perfect color easy

// HOW TO BALANCE EXPOSURE IN TRICKY LIGHTING

Exposure tips for fast-changing light

// ACHIEVING VARIETY DURING GOLDEN HOUR

How to go beyond backlight and get golden hour variety in your galleries

// EDITING TIPS FOR BACKLIT EXPOSURES, HAZE, AND MORE

Learn how to edit your golden hour images beautifully

about your presenters

Nicole Houser is a light seeking photographer located in Sarasota, FL. Her strong love of light mixed with the passion of photographing her three children, results in the unique story of their day to day life with a touch of magic. She also enjoys photographing clients throughout the year, creating lasting memories enhanced with light. You can view more of her work at nicolekristinphotography.com.

Clare Ahalt is an award winning fine art portrait artist based out of Frederick, Maryland. She aims to capture both the soul and essence of her subject, as well as a moment of peace and serenity that is so often missed in todays hectic society. You can view more of her work at clareahaltphotography.com/.

Francesca Marchese-Reeder is a family, lifestyle newborn, and maternity photographer in Long Beach, CA. She is mom to three little wild ones that are her favorite subjects to photograph. Capturing movement, details, connection, and added bonus if it’s in fabulous light, is inspiring for Francesca. Francesca serves the Orange County and south Los Angeles areas. You can view more of her work at, francescamarchesephotography.com.

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  • 5
    Such a great breakout!

    Posted by Danielle Navratil on 29th Aug 2018

    The PDF is super informative and breaks down each presenters take on how they shoot in golden light. So much information packed into this breakout! Loving the videos and being able to hear the thought processes on how they achieve those amazing golden light images. If you are wanting to improve your lighting skills and tap into those gorgeous golden images this is the breakout for you!

  • 5
    In this break out you get to learn from three photographers!

    Posted by Jamie Hall on 29th Aug 2018

    What a great deal! I’ve previously purchased Nicole’s BO and I am pairing that knowledge with this one, I am so excited! I want golden hour to be my style, my art, my image! You will love this breakout, get it soon!!

  • 5
    This breakout makes me want to run outside to find the golden light!

    Posted by Maggie Fuller on 29th Aug 2018

    I love hearing from 3 photographers and their excitement for beautiful light. The tips section gave me lots of ideas and I can’t wait to try them out!! And the editing videos were so great to learn from! Thanks ladies!!