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Inside the Home Studio

with Tony Corbell

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About The Class

new ways to work in ordinary spaces.

Working from home is a great way to minimize costs, but it can be challenging to deal with the inevitable space and light limitations and it can feel awkward to explain to clients.

In Inside the Home Studio, Tony Corbell will help you address the logistical and practical challenges of working from home. 

You’ll learn how to:

  • Work with low ceilings, dark spaces, and small skinny rooms
  • Market and sell in-home shoots
  • Store and organize your equipment.
  • Work with family and client schedules

Tony will help you come up with new ways to shoot in ordinary spaces by sharing real-life examples of home studio scenarios. He’ll shoot formal and candid portraits throughout the entire house, teaching you how to leverage each room for its specific uniqueness.

Inside the Home Studio will show you how to approach different photographic genres and help you make the space you have to work for your business.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    04:07
  2. 02

    Find Your Voice

    05:24
  3. 03

    Getting Yourself Mentally Prepared

    09:50
  4. 04

    Your Business Support Team: CPA and Insurance

    13:00
  5. 05

    Your Business Support Team: Lab Partnership

    05:02
  6. 06

    Your Business Support Team: Assistants You Can Trust

    06:48
  7. 07

    Your Business Support Team: Local Vendors

    16:51
  8. 08

    Photography Education

    11:18
  9. 09

    Pricing for the Clients You Want

    08:02
  10. 10

    Making the Sale

    16:53
  11. 11

    Preview Showing and Sales Appointment

    18:48
  12. 12

    Establishing Strategies for Making the Sale

    09:54
  13. 13

    Five Mistakes Photographers Make

    19:40
  14. 14

    Home Tour

    16:33
  15. 15

    Home Tour Q&A

    09:33
  16. 16

    Lighting Setup in the Living Room

    20:20
  17. 17

    Shoot: Family in Living Room

    21:08
  18. 18

    Photographing Families Q&A

    18:32
  19. 19

    Shoot: Headshots in Living Room

    13:21
  20. 20

    Hair and Makeup for Senior Portrait

    08:09
  21. 21

    Garage Lighting Setup

    10:21
  22. 22

    Garage Shoot: Casual Senior Portrait

    09:53
  23. 23

    Garage Shoot: Senior Portrait in Short Blue Dress

    24:11
  24. 24

    Working with Light Qualities and Quantities

    23:40
  25. 25

    Working with Sekonic Light Meter

    22:40
  26. 26

    Office Shoot: Senior Portrait in Long Blue Dress

    13:14
  27. 27

    Dining Room Shoot: Long Blue Dress Window Light

    14:54
  28. 28

    Dining Room Shoot: Product Photography Window Light

    28:25
  29. 29

    Product Photography Post Production

    05:27
  30. 30

    Portraiture Post Production

    12:40
  31. 31

    The Final Reveal

    18:47

Meet Your Expert

Tony Corbell

Tony has been a photographer, an educator, and an author. His photographic works have been featured in publications throughout the world. While he has worked for some of the most discerning clients in the world, he is most proud of being acknowledged and included in more than twenty-five photographic books by other photographers. Tony has photographed three U.S. presidents, The Millennium Summit Meeting of World Leaders at the United Nations, sports celebrities, almost 800 brides and grooms, and a handful of NASA astronauts. ... read more

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  • Sean

    September 2017

    Another great course by Tony Corbell. I loved this course. Tony is a great teacher, great photographer and great business man. He's enjoyable to listen to and a great teacher. He holds nothing back and shows how to shoot great pictures even in small shooting environments or on a low budget. I would buy again Tony's courses.

  • Penny Foster

    Penny Foster

    December 2015

    Wow! Tony is fantastic! So many hints and tips, crammed into this great course. I shoot portraits out of a small converted garage, about 9 ft high, 9 feet wide, and about 19 feet long. Tony has shown me so many ways to make this small space work for me, for which I am eternally grateful. What this course highlights is that whatever small space you have, there are ways of making it work. You need to buy this course and watch it over and over because, every time I watch it, I gain more and more info that I missed the first time around. Brilliant!

  • Kat Ciemiega

    Kat Ciemiega

    November 2017

    Absolutely wonderful, I cannot praise the content enough. I value Tony's stories as much as the information he is giving away, because it puts the data in the perspective and practical context of the actions we take. Thank you for this class!

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