Learn how to take extraordinary pictures of your family’s every day adventures!
Join Susan Grimes in a Breakout that will teach you how to create opportunities for your family to explore while also setting up moments to capture beautiful images along the way. You will get an in-depth look at how Susan creatively uses light at any time of day and makes her photos more compelling with story and composition. She covers it all– from color to shadows, reflections to movement. Finally, you’ll find out how to tie it all together and use editing to bring your stories to life. You will find lots of inspiration for little adventures inside and outside of your home along with creative exercises to get you started!
what you’ll get:
A 111 page eBook
See how Susan typically edits using both Lightroom and Photoshop, including one black & white edit, one color hand edit, four color edits with presets given
Indoor locations with various types of window light, mid-day full sun at the beach, golden hour at the beach, outdoor sunset, outdoor in various types of light (full sun to dappled light), outdoor fog/cloudy day
Five of Susan's presets and a bonus edit
Seven creative exercisesBONUS Q & A VIDEO
what you’ll learn
HOW TO ADD VISUAL IMPACT
Using light and compositional elements, such as color, framing, lines, layering, reflections, and shadows to add energy and interest to your images
How to use the light in any location for its compositional strengths to bring your photos to life
Exposing to add mood and strengthen your story
HOW TO ADD DEPTH
Creating dynamic and powerful images that immerse your viewer
Setting up family experiences that increase your success for captivating images
RECOGNIZING SHOOTABLE MOMENTS
Using engagement and movement to prompt and anticipate the right moments to capture
HOW TO TIE IT ALL TOGETHER
Bringing light, composition, and moment all together in your every day shooting
EDITING FOR RICHNESS AND COLOR
Get a behind the scenes look at how to choose and edit your best images
about your presenter
Susan Grimes is a mom of three who turned her years at home with her children into a time of discovery, adventures and joys, all skillfully captured in her daily photos. Enjoying the challenge to make images more powerful with light, story, and composition, Susan can be found with her children walking through the woods in the early morning, searching for treasures amid a creek mid-day, or climbing through a jungle gym at sunset. With so many sunny days, Susan happily lives in North Carolina with her husband and her little ones.