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Blind Photo Critiques with Scott Kelby & Erik Kuna | The Grid Ep. 499

It’s the first Blind Photo Critique of 2022! Join Scott and Erik as they give their feedback on viewer submitted images to share how they could be improved both from behind the camera and in post processing. And we’re just one episode away from the 500th episode of The Grid! Tune in next week to see what the gang has in store.

New KelbyOne Course: Just One Flash – Updated with Scott Kelby

If you want to take great portraits with just one flash, this class is for you! Join Scott Kelby as he teaches you a simple system that works in studio and on location. Starting from scratch, you’ll learn the camera settings, flash settings, and core gear you need to get consistently great results. At the end of this class you’re going to be able to create amazing portraits with confidence!

Setting Photography Goals for 2022 with Scott Kelby & Erik Kuna | The Grid Ep. 498

Lots of people have New Year’s Resolutions, but do yours include goals for improving your photography? Check out the latest episode of The Grid where Scott and Erik share some of their ideas for setting photography goals in the new year, and viewers share their goals as well!

In Case You Missed It: How To Achieve Photography Goals for 2021 w/Scott Kelby, Erik Kuna & Kristi Sherk | The Grid Ep 455

Now that you’ve watched the latest episode of The Grid and have some ideas on photography goals, you can revisit last year’s New Year’s episode, with guest Kristi Sherk, and get advice for actually achieving those goals! It’s a one-two combo that will help you set yourself up for great success in 2022.

Last Minute Gifts & Toy Photography w/Scott Kelby, Erik Kuna & Dave DeBaeremaeker | The Grid Ep. 497

Need to do a little last minute shopping but aren’t sure what to get? Scott and Erik are joined by Dave DeBaeremaeker to come to the rescue! After their gift ideas, Dave shares some of his toy photography, which he also has KelbyOne course on!

New KelbyOne Course: Unlock Your Photography Creativity: A Step by Step Guide with Rick Sammon

Join Rick Sammon as he takes you through 21 steps to unlocking your photographic creativity! From setting goals to making more prints to the importance of your own physical health, Rick illustrates each step with photographic examples, stories, and his own brand of wisdom and humor. No matter where you are in your photographic journey, this class is an opportunity to take your skills and ways of seeing to the next level!

Blind Photo Critiques w/ Scott Kelby, Erik Kuna, & Kirk Nelson | The Grid Ep. 496

It’s time for another blind photo critique, and this time Scott and Erik are joined by The Pixel Pro himself, Kirk Nelson! Tune in to see their feedback on viewer submitted images and what they would do to improve them.

New KelbyOne Course: Creative Night Photography on Your Mobile Device with Russell Preston Brown

Join Russell Preston Brown as he discusses how he pushes the boundaries of mobile phone technology to capture long exposure night photography. Russell leaves DSLR cameras behind and only travels with his iPhone and an iPad. He will discuss how he captures the night sky with an iPhone. He will cover setting up the phone preferences and the various applications he uses. Plus he will cover some of his favorite tips and techniques for capturing city lights, stars and star trails, light painting, and more.

Smorgasbord of Food Photo Myths w/Scott Kelby, Erik Kuna & Aaron Van | The Grid Ep. 495

On this episode of The Grid, we’re not just talking about a few myths, not even a handful of myths… and when you get to the myth buffet, keep on going right past it until you get to the SMORGASBORD of food photography myths! Scott and Erik are joined this week by food photographer Aaron Van to talk all about food photography. Join in and enjoy their discussion (just be sure to leave room for dessert)!

New KelbyOne Course: Creative Family Portraits for Special Occasions with Gilmar Smith

Step up your creativity in your family portraiture! Join Gilmar Smith as she walks you through a series of super fun and imaginative photo shoots with families and kids. In this class you’ll learn what goes into the set up of each scene, how to make it flow with adults and kids, get everyone engaged with a concept, and ensure everyone has a great experience. The first shoot involves a family in a holiday themed shoot, the second has a magical theme for a youth portrait, and in the final shoot Gilmar engages her own kids in a fantastically creative shoot with a unique concept.

Holiday Gear Guide Part Deux with Scott Kelby & Erik Kuna | The Grid Ep. 494

Didn’t get enough gift ideas the first time around? Well, Scott is back again this week, joined by Erik Kuna, for another installment of his Holiday Gear Guide! Check it out to see what other great gear you might be able to add to your wish list, or get for the photographer in your life.

In Case You Missed It: How to Photograph and Create Fun Holiday Cards

It’s the holidays, and you need to start thinking about how to make those holiday cards. You’re into photography, and into Photoshop. Instead of taking the same picture for your holiday card, or running to the mall to get that moment with Santa – how about making a card that they’ll really remember. This class will show you how to use a simple playground to make a funny scene using simple gear and Photoshop. We’ll then move back into the lab and show you post processing tricks that will take that image to the next level. We’ll even add to the Christmas Card by using compositing – and our library of Santa Claus pictures that are yours to keep!