Shooting from the Shadows (Sarah Wilkerson)

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In this 48 page eBook, CMpro and CMU instructor Sarah Wilkerson touches on a multitude of tips and techniques for low light photography, including finding creative opportunity in challenging situations, working with unusual light sources, and managing white balance in low light conditions.

The eBook includes the 30 minute Q&A video from the breakout session.

48 page PDF eBook

35:10 Q&A video (WMV for Windows; MP4 for Mac OSX)

*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.

 

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  • 3
    Good, but basic

    Posted by Unknown on 17th Mar 2016

    It was informative but very basic. I don't think I took much, if anything from the ebook.

  • 5
    Learned small things that I didn't know would help

    Posted by Crystal on 11th Feb 2016

    In this ebook, I have learned that some of the smallest things you didn't think mattered does. I am not good with shadows or indoor shooting so I was glad to purchase this.

  • 4
    Unsure...

    Posted by Unknown on 20th Jan 2015

    Like someone else mentioned, the biggest push for me to purchase this was Sarah's work and position with CM. I have to say, it truly just did not live up to my expectations. I thought I would walk away inspired to work more with low light but the information presented was very beginner while I am more experienced and looking to take my creativity to the next level. Being told to get a tripod so I can slow my shutter speed isn't really advanced information nor is it really practical for everyday use. I did find the chapter on white balance helpful and would have loved to see more on that.

  • 3
    Hmmmm...

    Posted by Heidi on 14th Sep 2014

    Let me start by saying that I admire Sarah's work as a photographer and as CM's CEO. To a high degree, this made me buy this breakout. Unfortunately, I wasn't too convinced about this product: the pdf and video contained limited and little new information, and the video was low resolution and therefore hard for me to see.

  • 5
    Loved this purchase!

    Posted by Ashley Wade on 22nd Aug 2014

    I don't regret this purchase and neither will you. Sarah offers lots of information and even goes into detail about camera setting and how she post processes low light images. I've had a lot of fun using this information and have captured lots of moments with my son in the early morning and late night hours. Previous to this session, I didn't grab my camera in these low light situations because I doubted my own outcomes. Sarah's information lifted that doubt and I'm loving what in creating.

  • 5
    So worth it!!!

    Posted by Michaela Mazahreh on 25th Sep 2013

    I bought this breakout with a Wednesday deal for $15. I thought I knew a lot about low light, but I still learned so many more tips and tricks. I think this breakout is worth more than $30!!! I love how Sarah doesn't hold back and I feel that I can really push my images to the extreme. And being a LR user, I was pleased to see the video tutorial and Q&A.

    Definitely worth it if you are new to low light or if you are almost there!!! I feel like I can push myself even further now.

  • 4
    Still looming in the shadows

    Posted by Unknown on 5th Sep 2013

    I was really looking forward to reading this information. I really love the low light photography and would like to try it for myself. Maybe I read too fast, and missed the information, but I would have liked more information on metering. I don't remember where in the literature it saying spot meter, vs. matrix, nor do I recall it saying meter on the shadow side of the subject vs. the light side. There were examples images and how the image was photographed, but . . . I was looking for more "hand holding", in depth information about this genre of photography. My impression was that is was basic presentation. I was disappointed.

  • 5
    Having a blast in low light

    Posted by Deidra on 11th Jun 2013

    Shooting From The Shadows gives you the courage, inspiration and know-how to start creating beautiful low light images immediately no matter where your skill level is or what camera you have. I am hooked on shooing in low light since getting this break out! I really never attempted low light photography before. I thought there were too many "rules". Not true! I have been playing with the different techniques and ideas Sarah gives and I have recently created some of my favorite images. Low light is fun! And it opens up a whole other realm for creativity.

  • 5
    Great information to help me achieve my goals

    Posted by Heidi G. on 24th Mar 2013

    I just wanted to share my view on Sarah’s Breakout Session materials, because last night, after going through it all, I dreamed of shooting images in low light and focusing on black and white photography…all night long! Even when I was awoken by my children and fell back asleep, my dreams went right back to where they were. What a great night of dreaming. Why was I dreaming in black and white? Maybe because I truly love black and white photography.

    If anyone is thinking about buying Sarah Wilkerson’s Shooting from the Shadows Breakout material…I say go ahead and do it! I bought this last week and finally sat down late last night to watch the video. I was so tired while watching it because it was very late. However, I loved everything that she had to say in the video that I forced myself to stay awake and watch the whole thing before I went to bed. She gives so much information when answering each and every question. I do most of my editing in LR (can’t wait to for LR3 to arrive on my doorstep to do even more in LR) – so seeing Sarah share how she uses it was nice to see.

    Her e-book is wonderful and full of examples. So much information – some I knew and some I did not. Some things I just never thought about before or gave much thought. Now I am looking at things differently. The e-book has some great pictures that most people can relate to. I love that she shares her settings for those images. I am always intrigued by the settings photographers use. If you have questions about white balance she offers a lot of examples in the e-book.

    I can see myself re-reading the e-book and re-watching the video…multiple times. The information is just great and so helpful. As a mom who wants to capture my children better in low light situations and also as a photographer who wants to grow more and wants to capture more creatively lit images in low light situations, I think Sarah has offered such great information to help me achieve my goals.

    I hope this has helped for those of you that is on the fence about whether or not you want to buy this. And seriously, for $25?!? why would you not want to.