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Aquarius Shoot: Oliver

Lesson 26 from: Inside the Studio

Anne Geddes

Aquarius Shoot: Oliver

Lesson 26 from: Inside the Studio

Anne Geddes

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26. Aquarius Shoot: Oliver

Lesson Info

Aquarius Shoot: Oliver

And the dad's name is bryan and mom is carol carol carol we've wiped around the top of the pardon everything don't have done all that ahead to see how that felt caroline oliver finally puts in an appearance did you have a smooth that's clarity civilized really so high you yes do come in and I'll show you um let's have a look at one of the images we're not asking much of you oliver really just going to sit in that park and chill yeah is that a good and we're flower head you love slower half a case of old men teo I'm coming just mind you stay yeah um this's the populist soul bolted down especially looking the part yeah um and it's all foam and or pettitte inside everything on we're just going to pop the head on his head I think I'm actually quite interesting and it's got a back that comes up so it isn't yeah it's fine we're almost engineers um yes sir and that's all he has to do it and if you don't want to do it then that's absolutely fine. Well, it better if you did so the girls will ge...

t his head on and we'll just pretend it's not happening and um well we put him in the park we get you guys to maybe just kind of be close and a sinner's you get the signal which is out you go and sit there and you can see him on the screen and natalie's gonna be going back and forth and entertaining him there's anything very like some particular just making funny faces find noises curiously placed yeah let's do it rising position this's end with a smile on your first yes way just oh my god just like this oh done it first got it you're done I'll get out so it's not too many people it's not my fault he doesn't sit in the bottom to you don't give up and if you just keep kidding way don't you don't you need glasses I don't see any glasses family laden let's do it now you don't want one due in court you're quite the little guy doing so you guys just just come up for one of you just close to the front of the parts I can see you know around here just here so yeah so he can see you just here yeah that's it that's cool yeah okay I know you guys can go on and sit just sit on the chair there don't try and attract a team champion since pretty good just firing no yeah it's probably probably go up a little bit it's pretty shoot that I was pretty cute now leave him leave him yeah yeah d'oh yes yes let's sit him up a little bit you e oh yeah e oh it's exciting a sign you know all right e o e in close in close in close in come to the other side oh, wait the other side how you doing? That's all like oh going in running around no quick no, no listen take it away oh, wow gorgeous come back when he's got his arm see? See that e e o that looks really getting a really good jump off anyway is that it? Was my mom that's right? Try me don't worry about her hee hee we've got heaps and heaps yeah oh, look at the size working part oh, boy, he was so good impersonation what a good little fella and I just have to go just right right you are my friend and I just I love watching your smiles and reactions and just seeing how you're feeling throughout all these there are things happening yeah oh, good I'll have it cut off can I have a little cuddle coming, darling let's go talk to kenna come on, let's be interviewed you can say mom mom, mom and I'll fill the rest yeah, you have his cardio. Yeah. All right. Great job already got to say we'll have that I had teo got the camera I know we're all squeezed in it's all right it's all right, so how was that for you? You see, it was fun to just watch him be so happy yeah what a good boy you were fantastic very and how about just walking under this set and seeing it all yeah that's definitely a unique experience I've never had something like this before all the lights and in test new well someday you may not remember but you guys yeah well thank you so much footage too which is great right I love this some little oh yeah I used to stick street for four months well thank you so much we've now darling yeah he likes everybody does free money isn't all right we'll have to give you back like you see that it's beautiful all right nice to meet you folks to meet you too. Thanks for bringing me and thank you um you can go through that way if you just be careful yeah take care all right we did it you did it five out of six five this is amazing mr I remember now but that's pretty good five out of six and the one that was teething and that's always right and that's always a really hard time race it is a really hard time so how do you feel senate feel great? Yeah good. We've got some really nice images to compliment gonna be heard all of that hard work yeah, it look it's really nice to think it's going to be hard to choose that's right? Sometimes it's not very it's very very really that we don't come out of chute with an image. Very, very, really. Yeah, because we're a team of professionals to manage six to seven month old baby.

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Ratings and Reviews

Jeff Petersen Studios

I just read the other reviews and think people may not have watched the preview video or listened to Kenna's explanation of what was going to happen. I felt the class was exactly what was advertised, and thought Kenna did an excellent job keeping things moving when there were obvious delays or unexpected events with "the talent" (the babies). I felt like I was at Anne's studio and experiencing what actually happens when she is working on a project. You can't script babies and pets, so you go with the flow and adapt. I think that's what they said and did. Kenna was always prepared to discuss Anne's books, or other topics and did a great job getting personal/and professional with Anne-just as they said they were going to. It is Creative "Live" so it could have been Much less organized, and much more chaotic, but I was actually Very impressed with the production and smoothness of the Creative Live team. I did feel like my view was blocked at times when I wanted to see how they were setting up some of the actual shots- but in general I think they did just about as well as you could in those conditions. I am not paid by Creative Live nor do they probably even know me, but I'm very happy to support and actually buy their content-because I don't know another place/format that teaches so many different, practical, and interesting topics as they do and I Love that they take chances like this and really do Deliver. Anne was very clear that she is not a technician. Creative Live has Tons of Great Technician classes in So many genres of photography (and of course other area)- with Anne's class there is Plenty to Learn from her, but the value does not come in the Wam Bam machine gun delivery of latest tech and tools, it is in the methodical, patient, But Driven pace that is anything but chaotic (as one reviewer said). As I said at the beginning, I think they delivered exactly what was advertised and I am very happy with my purchase. There is a wealth of information and frankly entertainment, for someone who is interested in really seeing behind the doors... AND, it is good for new people and experienced people, who are looking to get better in their craft, more successful, or maybe even famous-if they are see that not every day in a studio (or in any profession really)-Even for Anne Geddes- is Glamourous, Exciting and "Sexy": sometimes it is crying babies that need their diapers changed.


I had the honor of supporting Anne in her launch of her beautiful line of baby clothing here in Washington ( as her fulfillment provider ) and her attention to every detail, their willingness to share their commitment to an unforgettable experience for every customer - it was such a pleasure to see the magic on the photography side of the business that I never had the opportunity to witness. Pure perfection, and thank you so much for sharing. Best to Anne and Kel! Michelle Harden

Nathan Ivie

Watched the first day of this event and it was very different than other creative live workshops. Different is sometimes good and sometimes bad, this session was just that good and bad. It really lacked the teaching aspect, they did not go over her equipment, basic camera and lighting settings used to create the look she wants in her images etc...The lady who was interviewing her was terrible Anne seemed really open to share but the questions were very poor and lacked follow up and really diving into what Anne was doing. It was really neat to get to watch her work, she has an amazing personality that really is soft and kind and it showed in the way she worked with the parents, babies, and her team. It was a great overview of how she approaches the studio and a project and the detail that goes into making a top notch image. It is however weak on giving you the info strait up on how to improve your own work. If you want to see what it's like to work with a big team on a major project this is a great workshop. If you want technical teaching it is not so great.

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