Dear Fellow Writer, Hi, Paul Hollingshead here. I’m one of the Co-Founders of AWAI… but I make my living as a copywriter. Specifically, I write long sales letters… in the financial niche… for a few clients who keep me very busy. And when I say “long” letters — I mean L-O-N-G… We’re talking 40, sometimes 50 pages of copy. And with all the research and rewriting that’s needed for these kinds of letters, I can be working on a single project for a month, sometimes two. Now, don’t get me wrong…
You need more than just great lighting and equipment to create an exceptional portrait. Sometimes a shoot doesn’t go as planned. The location is drab, the client isn’t in the best mood, or you forget to charge your camera batteries. Great portrait photographers are able to think on their feet and connect with their subjects.
Truly one of the great forgotten gems of the 80s, this album is often overlooked simply because the band's image suggests that it will be kind of lightweight…
After beginning his career by building elaborate photography sets and lighting setups in his living room, Clay Cook now shoots fashion and editorial spreads all around the world. Contrary to most photographers, Clay learned to shoot his first images using only artificial light and only later incorporated natural light into his work. This has given him a broad understanding of how to shape the lighting from any scene into a beautiful image.
Adobe Photoshop is a premier photo editing program. In this course targeted at photographers, students will learn about the Raw format, white balance, exposure, and color and clarity. Students will learn to work with Adobe Camera Raw, updating, resetting and setting preferences. Then Students will work with the tools within Camera Raw; working with color, cropping images, retouching the image, using filters, rotating images, working with exposure settings, creating grayscale images, managing corrections and effects, and creating image adjustments. Lastly, students will discover plugins and explore workflows.
With the vast array of digital cameras and advanced software available to photographers today, quality images are abundant and easier to create than ever before. The overwhelming amount of images flooding the market has ignited a resurgence in the art of “color gelled photography.” If standing out from the sea of image overload and creating vibrant, colorful images that “wow” your clients is your goal, this tutorial will give you the tools necessary to master the nuances of colored gel photography and propel your photography to the next level.
Adobe Photoshop is so packed with tools, features, and options that it can feel intimidating. Photoshop expert Andy Anderson blows away all of your fears in this overview of the software and an in-depth look at the best ways to use it.
Great photography goes beyond knowing about how lenses and f-stops work. It’s about creative problem solving under real-world conditions. Taking great photographs means knowing how to choose the right tool or apply the right technique to capture your subject in the best possible way. Photographers who wish to excel—professional and recreational alike—need to have a solid foundation of technical skills and the ability to apply that knowledge intuitively to a wide range of scenarios and subjects.