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Breaking Through Creative Barriers

with Me Ra Koh

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  •   03 10 Stages of Growth

    52:00

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About The Class

Join Sony Artisan of Imagery Me Ra Koh for a photography course on breaking through creative barriers. In this creativeLIVE course, Me Ra outlines her signature "10 Stages of Growth for a Portrait Photographer." This comprehensive guide is designed to highlight the different phases of a photographer's journey andoutline the various challenges each photographer faces during their professional career.

This photography course is all about breaking through the creative "glass ceiling" that photographers face. Ma Ra showcases real-world examples on how to overcome common barriers, and how to leverage them to build strength for yourself and your photography business.

This inspirational workshop was part of creativeLIVE's Shoot What You Love event, a 3-day inspirational event sponsored by SONY featuring fashion photographer Matthew Jordan Smith, family photographer Me Ra Koh, and conservation photographer Cristina Mittermeier.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Introduction

    07:12
  2. 02

    Breaking Barriers

    1:13:17
  3. 03

    10 Stages of Growth

    52:00
  4. 04

    Photo Shoot

    57:54
  5. 05

    Tools for Break Through

    40:37
  6. 06

    Dive Deep into the Heart of You and Clients

    34:15

Meet Your Expert

Me Ra Koh

Me Ra Koh loves cameras, kids, and moms, and spends her life bringing them together. She is the host of Disney Junior’s new short TV series, Capture Your Story with Me Ra Koh, empowering moms to capture their family stories. ... read more

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66% of students recommend this class.
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  • rorofot

    March 2018

    Sorry, but for me it ist too much blabla. A lot of the time I think I missed the good points because of that. Also I was expecting a bit more of creative inputs for photographers. But the 10 stages of growth are very helpful - thank you for them. And I love your work!

  • user-902f7a

    August 2019

    I have had this course for a while. I held off on viewing it because I thought it would be more of an inspirational type of class. It is but I was pleasantly surprised to see how much practical content was also included. The actual shoots with the three families was really helpful for me, watching her quickly analyze the light and explain how she approaches a shoot. I especially enjoyed Me Ra's interaction with the active to year old. Good class for beginners (maybe not so much for established photographers). Would recommend.

  • yu.sakamoto

    July 2013

    Thank you, Me Ra and CreativeLive for this very inspiring workshop. I have felt being eaten up by my own fear and self-doubt until I watched this workshop... I learned that this feeling of insecurity was a part of the journey and totally ok. Thank you for sharing some useful tools on how to overcome our own fear of realizing our dream! Truely inspiring and eye-opening.

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