Photo Week 2015

Photo Week 2015

Photo Week is an action-packed online conference featuring five straight days of high-caliber educational content and the best photo classes you’ll find on the web.  

During Photo Week 2015, you’ll watch as world-class photographers show you exactly how they mastered their craft. You can drop in for classes on: portrait, glamour, lighting, wedding, business, family, outdoor, headshots, Photoshop, babies, and food photography – just to name a few.

You’ll get up-to-speed on the latest photography technology, tools, and techniques – all while watching the masters at work, in real time. If you are ready to up your game and learn how to shoot like the pros, be sure to tune in and take notes during Photo Week 2015.

Included classes

Photo Week 2015 West Coast Tour

with Sue Bryce, Jasmine Star, Victor Ha, Matt Kloskowski
CreativeLive is kicking off Photo Week with a West Coast Tour and you are invited!

Join Sue Bryce, Jasmine Star, Victor Ha, and Matt Kloskowski as they begin their adventure in San Francisco – meeting up with students in Sacramento and Portland – while making their way to the Seattle CreativeLive stu... more...

The $250 Marketing Plan

with Jasmine Star
Putting together a marketing campaign can be a daunting task, but Jasmine Star will walk you through each step of the planning, shooting, and execution process.

In The $250 Marketing Plan, you’ll learn how to find models, barter services, and produce branded imagery – all on a budget.

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Working with Flash

with Pye Jirsa
Learn how to achieve professional results during real world shoots, working in less-than-ideal scenes, and with absolutely no time in Working with Flash with Pye Jirsa

Pye has lots of experience shooting in high pressure situations with minimal gear. In this class, he’ll teach on-camera flash bounc...
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Photo Week 2015 Panel

with Barney Britton, Pye Jirsa, Kenna Klosterman, Jaron Schneider and 1 more
Join your favorite photo experts; Barney Britton, Chris Robinson, Jaron Schneider, and Pye Jirsa, for an after-hours conversation about all things photography. You’ll get insights on the ideas that are moving the industry forward and straight-talk on challenges photographers face. 

The minds behind D...
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How to Edit With Adobe Photoshop Elements

with Khara Plicanic
Everyone has heard of Adobe Photoshop, but have you met its easy-to-use counterpart, Adobe Photoshop Elements?

Adobe Photoshop Elements is the perfect tool for hobbyists and beginners who are looking for a simplified introduction to image editing and organization.

In this class, Khara Plicanic will ge... more...

Photography Tips for Everybody

with Khara Plicanic
Who knew that dramatically improving your photos could be this easy? (Or this much fun!?) With Khara’s help, you’ll learn how making small changes with a touch of mindfulness can push beyond the typical snapshot, taking your images from drab to fab—no matter which camera you have.  
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Community Marketing for Wedding Photographers

with Katelyn James
Trying to get noticed in a crowded market can feel like an exercise in futility – it is seriously tough to rise above the noise...unless you have a team of people backing you up.

Learn how to make that happen in Community Marketing for Wedding Photographers with Katelyn James. Katelyn cultivates comm... more...

Landscapes and Light

with Matt Kloskowski
In Landscapes and Light, Matt covers all of the different types of natural light you'll encounter while shooting landscape photography out in the field. 

There isn’t much you can do to influence the light Mother Nature provides on any given day, but you can learn how to work with it. In this class, M...
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Strategies for Shooting in Difficult Situations

with Susan Stripling
Wedding photographers can’t wait for perfect conditions before they work – when the clock is ticking and people are waiting you have to shoot, even in less-than-ideal locations.

In Strategies for Shooting in Difficult Situations, Susan Stripling will show you how to troubleshoot common calamities lik... more...

Boudoir on the Edge

with Brianna and Ewan Phelan
Join Ewan and Brianna Phelan for Boudoir on the Edge and learn about their unique approach to shooting boudoir photography.

Brianna and Ewan see creativity as a planned process rather than the result of spur of the moment inspiration. In this class, they’ll discuss how they apply this philosophy to t... more...

Small Changes, Big Results

with Roberto Valenzuela
You can make a big impact on your final images by making a few small changes while shooting. Learn how it is done in, Small Changes, Big Results with Roberto Valenzuela.

In this class, you’ll learn tricks and techniques for getting an incredible image without relying on extensive retouching. You’ll g... more...

Manual Mode Made Simple

with Khara Plicanic
For consistency and control over your images, nothing beats shooting in manual mode. Join Khara Plicanic for Manual Mode Made Simple and take control of your images.

Learn how to expertly dial in aperture, shutter speed, and ISO; and learn the tricks of the pros for making this part of your workflow,... more...

Black and White Photography: Learning Grayscale Conversion

with Vincent Versace
High quality black and white images require careful handling – learn the best way to work on yours in  Black and White Photography: Learning Grayscale Conversion with Vincent Versace

When you convert your digital image from color to black and white, you destroy ⅔ of the data in the file. I...
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Natural Light

with Sue Bryce
Sue mastered natural light early in her career and it created her wildly-popular signature look. Learn how you can harness the power of natural light during your indoor shoots in Natural Light with Sue Bryce.

Knowing how to work with natural light is essential for every photographer and in this class... more...

The Headshot

with Peter Hurley

In this class Peter Hurley, author of “The Headshot”, reveals his methodology for capturing amazing headshot portraits.

Hurley spent the last two years formulating these unique concepts into his highly anticipated book and will demonstrate how his simple techniques can help you bring the best out of ... more...

Professional Food Photography

with Penny De Los Santos
Get ready for an exciting entrée into what is takes to produce and shoot food photography at the professional level.

In Professional Food Photography with Penny De Los Santos you’ll learn about the creative process and logistical wrangling of creating food-driven ad campaigns for top clients in the U... more...

Lighting Solutions for Portrait Photography

with James Schmelzer
Join award-winning photographer and 25-year studio owner, James Schmelzer, for Lighting Solutions for Portrait Photography

In this class, James will teach you how to light everyday people and not just perfect models. He will break down the specifics on where the lighting should be and why it needs ...
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Organize and Automate a Better Customer Experience

with Hannah Marie
Are your profits being diminished not by the quality of your photography, but by the level of service you are providing?

Hannah Marie will teach you how to design and deliver a consistent client experience, and gain an understanding of how your day-to-day workflow impacts your month and year. You wil... more...

Targeted Marketing: Connecting with Non-Conformist Clients

with Carly Romeo
Not everyone aspires to the big white wedding you’ll find on the cover of the major wedding magazines. Find out how to connect with a more eclectic client base and reach out to folks who do life differently in Targeted Marketing: Connecting with Non-Conformist Clients with Carly Romeo.

There are a lo... more...

Cinemagraphs: From Start to Finish

with James Schmelzer
Learn how to weave together portraits and video in Cinemagraphs: From Start to Finish with James Schmelzer

In this fun and exciting class, you’ll learn the process for bringing your photographs to life. James will explain everything from lighting and shooting the video, to editing and exporting the...
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Marketing Strategies for Baby Photographers

with Julia Kelleher
As a baby photographer your greatest challenge is attracting, booking and keeping clients which is essential for running a profitable photography business. It’s what makes your business thrive, yet why is it so hard?!

Join award-winning baby photographer, Julia Kelleher, and learn advanced techniques... more...

Visual Storytelling: Why We Shoot

with Ron Haviv, Ed Kashi
VII Photo Agency represents 19 of the world’s most preeminent photojournalists whose careers span 35 years of world history. In this special session, Ron Haviv and Ed Kashi from VII will talk about what inspires and motivates them.

VII is comprised of select group of professional photojournalists who... more...

Food Photography for Instagram®

with Penny De Los Santos

Make sure every Instagram® upload looks incredible with shooting and retouching tips from Penny De Los Santos in Food Photography for Instagram®

Penny is an award-winning, globe-trotting food photographer and in this class she’ll discuss the essential elements of an Instagram® upload. You’ll learn ab... more...

Beyond Macro Photography: Into the Microscopic World

with Charles Krebs
Photomicrography (photography through a microscope) and photomacrography (using a hybrid combination of microscope optics and conventional camera equipment), opens up vast new areas for exploration. Learn about the tools and techniques essential for exploring these fascinating approaches in Beyond M... more...

Bokeh 101

with Jeff Rojas
Bokeh lends depth, beauty, and interest to photographs – learn the art of capturing it from fashion and portrait photographer, Jeff Rojas.

In this class Jeff will guide you through the process of creating different bokeh shapes using both available and artificial light. You’ll learn about the lenses ... more...

Essential Compositing Techniques

with Renee Robyn
Whether your photography demands that you create a dreamy image of a sleeping infant or multiple characters in an epic battle scene, the magic of compositing can make it happen. 

In Essential Compositing Techniques, Renee Robyn will take you through the whole process, from start to finish on how to s...
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Commercial Photography: Thriving in a Competitive Industry

with Joel Grimes
Find out what it takes to get noticed in the commercial photography world!

In Commercial Photography: Thriving in a Competitive Industry, Joel Grimes will share real-world insights on making it as a commercial photographer.

Joel has worked in the commercial arena for more than 26 years and in this cla... more...

Cost-Effective Creative Shoots

with Lindsay Adler
Have you ever felt dull, uncreative, or just out of ideas? Invigorate your creative spark with Lindsay Adler in Cost-Effective Creative Shoots!

In this Masterclass, Lindsay will show you a range of creative techniques that’ll bring new energy to your work. You’ll learn about:

  • Discovering your creative...
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Apple® iPhone® Photography Tips

with Julia Kelleher

Learn how to capture charming, gorgeous, and emotional images of babies with the phone you have nearby in Apple® iPhone® Photography Tips with Julia Kelleher.

In this beginner-friendly class, Julia will help you understand how light behaves and how take advantage of it when composing a shot. You’ll l... more...

High School Senior Photography Marketing Plan

with Alycia White
Stop giving away free sessions and start making money! Join Alycia White for High School Senior Photography Marketing Plan and learn how to effectively market and sell to high school seniors and their parents.

White had been trying to force the senior rep model to work for her business for years – bu... more...

Shooting in Small Spaces

with Jeff Rojas
Space is a luxury that many photographers simply cannot afford. Learn how to make big images with limited square feet in Shooting in Small Spaces with Jeff Rojas.

Lots of photographers begin their careers working in garages, second bedrooms, or even their basements. When you're shooting in small spac... more...

Authentic Family Posing

with Tamara Lackey

It can be difficult to get authentic expressions while shooting group shots, but the best family portraits have personality. Learn how to help your subjects open up in Authentic Family Posing with Tamara Lackey.

In this fun and upbeat class, you’ll learn group posing tips that produce flattering shot...

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