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Photo + Video Fusion

with Vanessa Joy and Rob Adams

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  •   01 9:00 am - Introduction to Vanessa and Rob

    23:46
  •   02 9:30 am - What Is Fusion?

    19:03

Class duration: 15h 2m

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About The Class

Fusion storytelling with photos and video is changing the photo business. In this workshop Vanessa and Rob show you how to stand out from your competition and make more money — using the video capabilities your camera already has! You'll learn how to shoot video, love it, and watch what it does for your wedding or portrait photography business.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    9:00 am - Introduction to Vanessa and Rob

    23:46
  2. 02

    9:30 am - What Is Fusion?

    19:03
  3. 03

    Equipment for Fusion

    22:59
  4. 04

    Editing Overview and Equipment Q&A

    12:09
  5. 05

    Video Lingo

    22:23
  6. 06

    Setting Up Your Camera for Video & Audio

    35:20
  7. 07

    Audio

    15:51
  8. 08

    Fundamentals of Shooting Video

    11:15
  9. 09

    Shooting Steady

    08:53
  10. 10

    Focus and Depth of Field

    32:07
  11. 11

    Managing Exposure, Light and Action

    07:02
  12. 12

    Sequencing and Storytelling

    27:28
  13. 13

    Shoot: Senior Portrait

    16:20
  14. 14

    Shoot: Senior Portrait Q&A

    16:57
  15. 15

    Thinking Outside the Box

    29:20
  16. 16

    Day 1 Recap and End of Day Q&A

    15:26
  17. 17

    Day 2 Promo

    01:21
  18. 18

    Day 2 Pre-Show Banter

    04:57
  19. 19

    Day One Recap

    20:21
  20. 20

    Plan for the Day's Shoot

    37:39
  21. 21

    Planning Q&A

    15:53
  22. 22

    Shoot: Wedding Prep Details

    22:31
  23. 23

    Shoot: Hair & Makeup

    13:42
  24. 24

    Shoot: Dressing & Bridal Session

    31:48
  25. 25

    Shoot: Reception Details

    18:51
  26. 26

    Preparing Audio

    10:02
  27. 27

    Shoot: First Dance

    12:53
  28. 28

    Shoot: Toasts and Group Dance

    25:08
  29. 29

    Reception Q&A

    12:58
  30. 30

    Shoot: First Look

    14:01
  31. 31

    Shoot: Bride & Groom Photo Session

    13:45
  32. 32

    Shoot: The Ceremony

    20:47
  33. 33

    BONUS: Wedding Fusion Animoto Slideshow

    04:14
  34. 34

    Introduction and Day Two Recap

    21:03
  35. 35

    Editing Workflow

    1:01:03
  36. 36

    Animoto Slideshows

    35:24
  37. 37

    Movie Posters

    13:25
  38. 38

    BONUS: How to Create a Student Submission Video

    07:48
  39. 39

    Audio Sweetening

    12:11
  40. 40

    Adding Slideshow Audio

    37:12
  41. 41

    The Fusion Album

    19:55
  42. 42

    The Fusion Album Q&A

    19:15
  43. 43

    Thanks + Credits

    09:03
  44. 44

    Delivering Products

    36:22
  45. 45

    Marketing & Pricing

    19:30
  46. 46

    Final Q&A and Wrap Up

    13:07

Meet Your Experts

Vanessa Joy

In her first three years of business ownership, Vanessa achieved honors such as 20+ publications in print magazines (including 3 cover photos and interviews in PDN and Rangerfinder), a Grand Imaging Award from PPA and 2nd place wedding Image Award ... read more

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Rob Adams

"Wedding films are my life. It's all about the the story-telling. The art of seeing action, drama and beauty unfold and then harnessing the emotion of it all and the making it come to life on screen...that's why I do ... read more

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Bonus Material

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  • pdf Photo Video Fusion - Day 1 Slides.pdf
  • pdf Photo Video Fusion - Day 2 Slides.pdf
  • pdf Photo Video Fusion - Day 3 Slides.pdf
  • pdf 1000 Dollar Gear Wish List.pdf
  • pdf Workflow - Adding Audio.pdf
  • pdf Workflow - Fusion Album.pdf
  • pdf Workflow - Fusion Slideshow.pdf

100% of students recommend this class.
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  • photogirl

    May 2015

    Worth every penny and then some! i just purchased the course and can't stop watching it. I normally don't give such high praise, but these guys turn out a very high end product and are so efficient with their workflow. The class was so full of information, they walk you through the process step -by-step, and take the fear out of photo and video fusion. I can see how the thought of adding video to your workflow can be intimidating, but Rob and Vanessa do an amazing job of simplifying the process and showing you which programs and scripts will make your life easier. This is THE photo and video fusion course to buy if you are contemplating adding video to boost your sales. Great job and thanks to Creative Live for finding such great instructors!

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    Creativelive Student

    July 2012

    Excellent presentation. In your presentation you modeled appreciation, support, affirmation and humility in a way that was inspirational. These characteristics together with a depth of knowledge in your topic area gave it huge integrity. Thanks!

  • Creativelive Student

    July 2012

    They were good as 'teachers'.Well organized. Rehearsed!! but they are also good at selling. I think this whole course was a big Ad campaign in a way for their sponsors like Animoto and especially for Their actions!! It actually turned me off. Felt like they were trying to sell me something- A live infomercial. Nothing against their work though.They gave you just enough info and tips but the rest really depends on their fusion actions and your skill. They Definitely get you excited to create your own though!

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