Learn to love light in a Breakout that will show you how to put light first!
From backlight to shadows, pockets of light to window light, reflections to silhouettes, Nicole Houser will show you how she works in different types of light to create memorable, compelling images. No matter what type of light you work with, Nicole will teach you her tips and tricks for using the light she has to create something magical. Go behind the scenes as Nicole shares her entire process, from finding the light to her editing tips and techniques for each lighting scenario. Along the way you’ll learn how to find creative light in and around your home and other locations through a series of creative exercises that are designed to help you look for the light first!
what you’ll get:
A PDF covering how Nicole uses various lighting situations to enhance her images and make them magical
3 SHOOTING VIDEOS:
1 in home in various locations showing how she photographs her daughter and chooses light
1 on location client senior session showing how she finds creative light in not so creative places and tips on posing
1 at the beach where she photographs her children in and out of the water
4 EDITING VIDEOS:
See how Nicole typically edits using both Lightroom and Photoshop: 2 black and white editing videos 1 client hand edit video 1 color edit video with a preset
Nicole's go-to B&W Lightroom preset for enhancing the light or the emotion in an image.
EXERCISES AND BONUS EDIT:
3 creative exercises to help you practice some of these techniques and get you looking for the light first
Bonus beach image edit video
BONUS Q&A VIDEO
Recorded Q&A video from student questions during the live run of the breakout
*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:
FINDING THE LIGHT
How to find creative light in and around your home and other locations
How to shoot and edit in all different lighting scenarios (backlight, shadows, light pockets, window light, reflections, silhouettes)
BEFORE AND AFTERS
Editing tips and techniques for specific lighting scenarios, along with settings and lens choice
PERSONAL PROJECTS AND CREATIVE EXERCISES
Successful and creative personal projects as well as exercises to help you work with light
How to use prompts in your photography efficiently and effectively
USING LIGHT ON LOCATION
Using creative light when shooting clients
Ways to help keep your client and personal work consistent
VISION AND EDITING
Get a behind the scenes look at how Nicole edits
about your presenter
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.