Crush The Composition DVD
Scott Kelby’s hugely popular Crush The Composition class is now available on DVD! Filmed under the stars in front of a live audience in Downtown Tampa, Scott shares the secrets to nailing your composition in a way no other photographer has done. Pick up your copy at the Kelby Training Store. Leave a comment for your chance to win a copy!

Jeremy Cowart’s LifeFinder Workshop in DC
The day after Photoshop World Washington DC, Tuesday March 27, Jeremy Cowart will be hosting his LifeFinder Workshop! In the workshop, he covers how he got started, his vision toolkit, his lighting, how he stays inspired, and lots more. $249 gets you and someone who needs a break into the workshop, plus his LifeFinder DVD. Get all the info and sign up right here.

Keep an eye out on his blog for more tour dates to be announced soon, and leave a comment for your chance to win one of three free tickets!
Tony Corbell’s Simple Lighting Techniques for Photographers is the latest class on Kelby Training. Join Tony in the studio and on location as he walks you through the basics of softboxes, speedlights, and using ambient light to create great images!

Drew Gardner Australian Workshops
Drew Gardner is heading down under to teach a couple of two-day workshops in New South Wales and Victoria! He’ll cover how he plans for his shoots, the techniques he uses to pull them off, and managing the other people involved in the shoot. And (fingers crossed) he’s hoping to have some cool gear on hand for participants to get their hands on. You can get all the details and sign up right here.

And, Drew is giving away 10 free copies of his Location Lighting DVD to some lucky commenters, so leave a comment for your chance to snag one of these!

Photoshop Quiz Game from Dave Cross
For Photoshop users who want to test their knowledge of Photoshop CS5, Dave Cross has released the Photoshop Quiz Game. Modeled after an 80s game show, the game features 3 levels of difficulty and more than 600 True or False, Multiple Choice and “Name the Dialog” questions. The game, which will be available for the iPhone and iPad also includes brief explanations of the correct answer (so you might even learn a little something along the way). Available “any time now” in the iTunes Store.

Leave a comment for your chance to win one of three copies of this app!

Last Week’s Winner
The winner of last week’s giveaway of the 1-Year NAPP Membership and Fay Sirkis DVDs is… Brian Bushong. Congratulations Brian!

That’s it for today. Have a great Thursday, and if you’re at Photoshop World, make sure you say hi!

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  1. I’ll take any of the freebies, but would especially like the Crushing the composition DVD.

  2. I like Freebie Thursday.  I would most “Love” Freebie Thursday if I won.  LOL

  3. Freebie Thursday is always fun to read and discover! I love to win the Drew Garder Location Lighting DVD.

  4. Roses are Red
    Violets are Blue
    I would be filled with Glee
    To win Drew Gardner’s Location Lighting DVD!

  5. Please help out a beginner! Tony Corbell’s Simple Lighting Techniques for Photographers … is just the thing I need to help me out ;-)

  6. What a day free stuff Thursday and CS6

  7. Although it´s already Friday here in Europe, can I still participate? :) It´s a great selection as usual and keep up the good work, loving it. 

  8. Another great Thursday.

  9. Crikey, when you say “Free Stuff” you really mean it! 

  10. Ooo, freebies, lovely.

    Good luck with PSW this year guys. Wish I could have been there but I will see Scott for the tour in London next month. Hope you survive the British invasion headed up by my mates Glyn Dewis & Dave Clayton, they’re bringing a whole bunch of reprobates & ruffians with them ;)

  11. I’d love put my hands on the Crushing the Composition DVD :)

  12. Free stuff would be great… especially the DVD.

  13. These prizes are always great!  Would be happy with any of them, but especially a Kelby Training prize. 

  14. Crushing the Composition is a must see.. gotta have it.. :)

  15. I love checking out your blog with my coffee as i start my day! Thanks!

  16. I could use any of these things, I need some photo help!

  17. As always, some great giveaways, Brad!  Scott’s class on composition was great.

    Have a CAKB time in DC!  Hope you can get a few winks of sleep.  :-)


  18. Drews DVD is what I hope to win! Thanks!

  19. Hello. Scott’s Crush the composition would be great, or Drew’s location lighting would be interesting. Thank you for the effort you put into this blog.
    All the best

  20. I would love a copy of Drew Garner’s DVD!

  21. Would love the Composition DVD!

  22. my comment for free stuff. thanks

  23. Thanks for the Jay Maisel DVD.  I really enjoy watching Jay in NYC and hearing his philosophy on street shooting.
    Thanks again.

  24. I would love to Crush the composition. Have heard great things about this class. All from Scott, so not sure how accurate:-)

  25. Thanks for the great info as always!

  26. Wow! First time on this site and you’re giving away free stuff! Love it!

  27. I would enjoy a copy of Scott’s “Crush The Composition.” Thanks!

  28. I think that everyone would like to win. :D

  29. You guys make it awfully hard to stay focused on basketball when you keep posting all this cool stuff going on!  I would also love a copy of either Scott’s Crush the Competition or Drew Gardner’s Location Lighting DVD.  Thanks you guys!

  30. Oh, man.  I’d *love* a copy of the Crushing the Composition DVD! 

  31. Gotta love Free Stuff Thursday!

  32. I appreciate all the free stuff, but not as much as the improvement in my photography through Kelby Training.

  33. Random text to qualify

  34. I would love to have the Crush the Composition DVD.

  35. I’ve heard alot about the 
    Crushing the composition DVD, love to see it first hand! :)

  36. Free Stuff Thursday is a great way to start the weekend early!

  37. LOVE Free Stuff Thursday!   Put me down any the above!

  38. Crush the Competition DVD, please!

  39. Count me in for the DVDs :-)

  40. I like free stuff.

  41. So many great prizes this week again! Does Scott have some sort of crazy Bag of Holding? Pull my name out of the bag for any of em! Note: I could really use some help with location lighting ;)

  42. If UK’s Qualify then yes please.

  43. Thanks for all the giveaways, great stuff as usual!

  44. I really want Crush The Composition, it looks like a very interesting point of view

  45. Hi. I’d like to win. :)

  46. You guys are great. Thanks for all the free stuff. I would love the DVD.


  47. Hey, hey – I sure could use a freebie to lift my spirits right now.

  48. I, too, would like the Crush the Competition DVD. And I deserve it, because I’m just that wonderful a guy! ;)

  49. The Crush the Composition DVD would be incredibly useful. Thanks! See you at #PSW12

  50. There is almost nothing better than free; especially if it is really cool free stuff!
    The Location Lighting DVD or the LifeFinder Workshop would be great.

  51. Put me in for a chance to win crush the composition dvd

  52. Would love to win one of the DVD’s!

  53. Fingers and toes crossed….hoping to be selected for the crushing the composition DVD!

  54. I’d love to win for any of the DVDs :D

  55.  Happy Birthday to Me – well in April.

  56. Crush the composition sounds awesome!

  57. Lovin the chance for this DVD!

  58. Hope Im not to late, I would like any prize. Look forward to my great blogs

  59. Help with Composition – Yes, please!

  60. Free DVD? What is in it for me? ;) I can’t wait to watch the latest Tim Wallace video this weekend and while I am at it will watch Tony Corbell’s Simple Lighting Techniques for Photographers too!

  61. Need to learn composition.  Yes.

  62. yes, the free dvd sounds nice :)

  63. Training on composition would be helpful, seeing someone else do it is even bettah.  Having Scott share his views on DVD … priceless.

  64. Lighting on Location is something I’ve seen done but not really tried myself. Would love to see what Drew has to say about it. I’m always interested in hearing about someone’s take on compositions as it has helped me open up to several new possibilities.

  65. I’d love to be entered for Crush the Composition, Location Lighting DVD, and Simple Lighting Techniques for Photographers:)

  66. I would love to get the Crushing The Composition DVD :)

  67.  Cant get to Drew Gardner’s workshop so a DVD would be the next best thing.

  68. I would LOVE a copy of the Location Lighting DVD by Drew Gardner – most of my portrait sessions are on location, so I’m always looking for ways to study the natural light around me and either make do with what’s available, or ways to augment natural light with a clever placement of a flash.  Or two. :-)

  69. Lighting and composition dvd’s, in the words of a non-carbonated soft drink character “Oh Yeah!!”

  70. Pick me for the Crushing the Composition DVD please.

  71. Yes I would certainly love to have a copy of Crushing the Composition DVD….. Thanks for the chance to win big

  72. Can I have that Free DVD please.

  73. Crush the composition DD

  74. I would take any one of the freebie’s.  Love these Free Stuff Thursday’s.

  75. Free stuff Thursday just keeps getting better and better

  76. I would LOVE the DVD.  I had a seat to the seminar but got the stomach flu that day.  I was so upset.  This would be the next best thing.  :) 

  77. Freebies are for beginners and that’s me!  

  78. Just finished watching Tony Corbell’s class on Kelbytraining.  Excellent class, a lot of easily digestable information in a short period of time.

    Between today’s blog and D-Town season finale, it’s a bumper giveaway Thursday!

  79. Do I still have time to enter? Ah, gotta love timezones… LOL

  80. it’s all about lighting and composition….I’d love to learn from one of the best!!!!

  81. I’m up for one of these great freebies, thanks!

  82. Love to win any of the freebies! Thanks!

  83. Lots of free stuff this week!

  84. I definitely agree with David V… Thanks so much for posting these each week!

  85. Peeeaaase let me wIn crush the comp!

  86. I’d like the Crushing the Composition DVD please.

  87. Always a great list – would love any freebie that deals with lighting – total newbie to it.

  88. Would love any of the freebies, especially one of the lighting or composition DVDs!

  89. Oh my goodness, I’d be happy to win any one of those freebies!

  90. would love to have location lighting dvd!

  91. Thanks for the chance of winning freebies. I would love to win Crushing the composition DVD.

  92. Me wants some DVDs ! :D

  93. Crush the composition DVD would be great!

  94. Would love a shot at the DVD’s

  95. Would love any of the freebies except for the workshop as it is too far away. Thanks!

  96. Would love one of the DVDs. They all sound fantastic!

  97. I REALLY want to go to Jeremy’s workshop and can’t spare the cash. Are the tickets given away already?

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