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Location Lite with Scott Kelby
Create a cool fashion shoot on a budget! Join Scott Kelby as he shows you how you can pull together a high-end looking fashion shoot on a low-end budget. Scott takes you step-by-step through the process of building a set, re-creating window light with a single speed light, shooting a variety of looks, and all the while sharing money saving tips and tricks that you can put to use on your next shoot. Throughout the class you’ll learn resources for acquiring sets and clothing, how to prepare before the shoot, what gear you’ll need, how to set the lighting, and so much more. Scott wraps up the class with a look at his streamlined post processing workflow. You don’t need a large budget if you can be resourceful, clever, and creative.

Leave a comment for your chance to win a 1-month KelbyOne subscription so you can watch this class (and all the others) for free!

Shoot Like A Pro: Reloaded with Scott Kelby
Are you ready to take your photography skills to the “next level?” Come join Scott Kelby — he’s back, live on stage with a follow-up to his most popular photography seminar ever, with Shoot Like a Pro: Reloaded! This totally new tour, with all fresh new content, picks right up where the first tour left off and is packed with more of those “ah ha!” moments, more of eye-opening revelations, and more of the same clear, concise, and just downright fun photography training that made the first tour such a big hit. The entire day is designed with one thing in mind: showing you the next level of concepts, ideas, and techniques to help you make the kind of images you’ve always dreamed of.

Check out all the upcoming dates for Washington DC, San Francisco, Chicago, Austin, Philadelphia, and more right here, and leave a comment for your chance to win a free ticket to one of these events! (more…)


Food Photography Master Class: Strobes
Play with your food! Join Steve Hansen, a food photographer based in Seattle, as he takes you through his hard won tricks of the trade for styling and capturing food using strobes and continuous light. From wine bottles to milk splashes Steve methodically takes you through his lighting setup, gear, food styling techniques, and capture tips to help you create the most delicious looking food photographs for fine art or commercial purposes. With each lesson Steve demystifies the process of making food, such as burgers, beer, and ice cream, look great on camera all the while sharing tips he’s learned through years of working in the industry.


The Lightroom and Photoshop Seminar Tour with Ben Willmore
Ben Willmore
is back with a brand new tour that shows how best to integrate Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop. He’ll show you how to take best advantage of the new features in Lightroom CC as well as how to move beyond its limitations by taking advantage of Photoshop’s advanced image processing features. You’ll learn how to get the most out of Lightroom by utilizing many hidden features that require the intimate knowledge that only an expert can provide. He’ll share the best methods for organizing your images, show you how to push your image optimization abilities beyond what you thought was possible and then show how to best integrate Photoshop into your workflow. Ben has been using both programs since they were introduced and is known for pushing them beyond what they were originally designed for to get more out of them than what anyone else can teach you. Don’t miss your chance to learn from a digital imaging legend… you’ll be amazed at what you can learn in just one day!

Leave a comment for your chance to win a free ticket to one of these upcoming events!

Last Week’s Winner
Jerry Ghionis Wedding Photography Bundle
– Banh

If that’s you, we’ll be in touch soon. Have a great Thursday!



Wedding Photography Bundle by Jerry Ghionis
Join Jerry Ghionis on an action-packed, non-stop series of wedding shoots as he shares an endless supply of professional tips and tricks on everything from posing your subjects to getting proper exposure in every form of light you can find. This bundle includes Jerry’s KelbyOne classes Picture-Perfect Lighting Techniques and Perfect Posing Techniques. Leave a comment for your chance to win this bundle, a $69.00 value, for free!

Last Week’s Winner
1-Month KelbyOne Subscription
– Randy in MS

If that’s you, we’ll be in touch soon. Have a great Thursday!

Retouching Brides with Scott Kelby
Learn new ways to retouch brides with Scott Kelby! In this class Scott demonstrates techniques targeted at helping photographers who have to do their own retouching to make the job quicker, easier, and more efficient. Dealing with skin tends to be the most important and most time consuming aspect of retouching brides, so Scott takes you step-by-step through a series of techniques that you can apply to a variety of situations, and he even shows you how to automate the techniques using Photoshop actions. It’s not all about skin though, Scott has techniques for color corrections, enhancing eyes, reducing noses, performing all kinds of repairs, and even conversions to black and white. There’s even a technique for giving grooms a cleaner shave. If you’re a wedding photographer who has to retouch your own photos, then this class is for you.

Leave a comment for your chance to win a free 1-month KelbyOne membership to watch this class (and any others you want) for free!

Last Week’s Winner
Lightroom CC Power Tour Ticket
– Randy Bosman

If that’s you, we’ll be in touch soon. Have a great Thursday!