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Editing Video and Creating Movies All in Lightroom with Scott Kelby

Learn how to create and edit movies in Lightroom Classic with Scott Kelby! Just about every digital camera has the ability to record awesome video. However, many of us don’t take advantage of this feature because we don’t want to learn a video editing program. Well, you’re going to be stunned to learn what you can do with video inside of Lightroom Classic.

You can create wedding movies, behind the scenes videos, promotional videos, interviews, and more! You can put all of these together right inside of Lightroom Classic, and in this class you’ll learn how to trim video clips to show the best parts, how to edit video clips using the Develop module, how to arrange clips and stills to form your movie, how to add music, how to add titles, and so much more.

In Case You Missed It – DSLR Filmmaking: Shooting A Music Video

Get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to shoot a music video! Join Adam Rohrmann as he walks you through every step in the process of creating a music video. From coming up with an initial concept to editing the final piece, you’ll be see how Adam worked with the band, collaborated with his crew, chose his gear, captured footage of the band playing, shot story elements on green screen, and completed his post-production workflow to create the music video.

Even if you aren’t interested in shooting a music video this class will teach you the importance of timing, how to pull emotion from a viewer with both visuals and sound, and overall how to be creative with your DSLR.

The Science of Wildlife Photography with Moose Peterson

Take your wildlife photography game to the next level! Join Moose Peterson as he shares the wisdom he’s earned from 30 years in the field photographing critters. By understanding the biology of your subject and its environment you’ll do a better job of creating photographs that make a difference.

In this class Moose shares how he got started and the early lessons he learned, the importance of using the gear you already have, why dressing in the field for comfort in function is key, how to become a wildlife detective, why you need to get your camera settings nailed down so you can focus on what’s in front of the camera, and so much more. By the end of the class you’ll be itching to do your homework as you plan your next wildlife photography adventure!

In Case You Missed It: A Beginner’s Guide to Wildlife Photography

Join professional photographer Moose Peterson in this Beginner’s Guide to Wildlife Photography. Moose walks through the gear you’ll need and offers tips and techniques to put it all together to get the shots you want, right in your own backyard.

By starting out in your own backyard, you have the greatest access to your subjects, the best opportunity to influence your environment, and the most amount of time to put your knowledge into practice.

The skills and techniques you develop in your own personal wildlife studio can be applied to any other destination you choose in pursuit of all types of wildlife. This class is perfect for a beginner interested in wildlife photography.

Lightroom Workflow on the Go with Clifford Pickett

Learn how to use Lightroom Classic and the Lightroom cloud together for a streamlined workflow that you can take with you anywhere you go! Join Clifford Pickett as he takes you through his steps for automating your import workflow into Lightroom Classic, use keywords to help you find your photos, group them into collections, and set up your Lightroom Classic catalog to sync with the cloud. From there he walks you through the steps for importing photos into the Lightroom cloud app on your mobile device when you are in the field, and how to use the mobile app for making selects, editing, and sharing your photos from where ever you are. Clifford wraps up the class with a look at how to manage your Lightroom Classic catalog and cloud storage when you return home.

In Case You Missed It: Lightroom Mobile From Start To Finish

Expand the power of Lightroom desktop to your mobile devices! Join Scott Kelby for an in-depth look at Lightroom Mobile. In this class Scott will help you get set up on the right foot, show you how to view your photos on mobile, how to add new photos from your camera roll, how to edit with the updated editing interface, how to share photos on the web, and so much more! All along the way Scott shares tips and tricks to help you get the most out of the experience. By the end of this class you’ll be able to use Lightroom anywhere you are, and on any device.

Travel Photography: Making Portraits of the Locals with Rick Sammon and Scott Kelby

Learn how to take better portraits of the locals when you are traveling! Join Scott Kelby and Rick Sammon as they teach you a progression of techniques that you can use to make your travel photos come alive by including people in the scenes you capture. Scott and Rick start the class with a discussion of their favorite gear, and then jump right into giving you the tools you need to come back home with photos you are proud of and really show the culture of the location you visited.

In this class you’ll learn about approaches for candid (and semi-candid) portraits, photographing the vendors and staff you interact with, getting the locals to pose, paying locals, hiring models, and so much more! Watch this class and decide to take these few extra steps on your next travel adventure and you’re sure to see an immediate change in your photography!

In Case You Missed It: The 20 Time Proven Rules of Composition

Don’t just take pictures, make pictures! Join Rick Sammon as he dives deep into his 20 time proven rules of composition. It’s up to you to tell your story with creative composition, and in this class Rick provides you with new ways of seeing when you are holding your camera in hand.

Whether you call them rules or recommended guidelines, Rick shares over 250 visual examples to help you understand how to use these tools to make great shots instead of snapshots. In the end you’ll be a better photographer for not only knowing the rules, but knowing when to break them, and have fun while doing it.

From Taking To Making: The Secrets To Great Photographs with Ibarionex Perello

Learn to see in a new way and rediscover your joy for photography! Join Ibarionex Perello in downtown LA for an exploration of the principles used to make great photographs. While this class uses street photography as the vehicle for seeing differently, the lessons learned can be applied to all types of photography. As you follow Ibarionex through the streets he’ll share his perspectives on gear and camera settings, how your mindset affects what you see, and how to see the world graphically so that you can use those graphic elements to build stronger photographic compositions.

In Case You Missed It: An Expert Guide To Street Photography with Zack Arias

Street photography is about a moment; a slice of unscripted life. It’s about getting in close and getting the shot. Join Zack Arias, an editorial and commercial photographer, on the streets of New York where he shares his tips and techniques for blending into the scene and candidly capturing the people and places around you. Even if street photography is not your thing, you can transfer the techniques and philosophy of street photography into any other genre of photography.

Travel Photography: A Photographer’s Guide to Chicago with Scott Kelby

Join Scott Kelby and Larry Becker to learn where to go, what to see, and what to photograph in Chicago! In this class Scott shares an in-depth look at 21 visually rich locations to photograph in and around Chicago. Throughout each lesson Larry Becker asks the kinds of questions you are thinking to get Scott’s answers to the gear and camera settings he used, post processing techniques, insider tips for each location, and all the important information you’d want to know before you go. Be sure to download the PDF that includes all of the addresses for each location mentioned in the class.

In Case You Missed It – Travel Photography: A Photographer’s Guide to New York City

Join Scott Kelby for an in-depth look at twenty locations in and around New York City for amazing photographic opportunities. From some of the most iconic spots to places you’ve probably never heard of, Scott shares tips and tricks for getting there, what to shoot while you are there, and things to know before you go. Not only will you come away with stunning photographs but you’ll have had a fantastic time experiencing some of the best that New York has to offer.

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