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Lighting to Simplify Your Edit

with Daniel Kudish

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  •   01 Class Introduction

    01:33
  •   04 The Portrait Formula and Maximizing Opportunities

    08:17

Class duration: 2h 24m

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About The Class

From Shoot to Edit: Think about your lighting to make your edit easier

Good lighting makes for an easier edit, and solid editing knowledge allows the photographer to play more with light. That said, there are plenty of things you can do about substandard lighting in the post-production process that can save your photos. In this course, wedding photographer Daniel Kudish will conduct a live in-studio photo shoot with a real couple to show you how to create great lighting during your shoot so your editing process is easier. He’ll then do a full editing walkthrough in Lightroom® to demonstrate how to correct lighting problems and play with your lighting to bring your images to life.


SOFTWARE USED:

Adobe Lightroom Classic CC, Adobe Photoshop CC 2018

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    01:33
  2. 02

    How to Analyze the Light

    06:53
  3. 03

    Leveraging Video Light

    03:26
  4. 04

    The Portrait Formula and Maximizing Opportunities

    08:17
  5. 05

    Scouting Best Practices

    10:55
  6. 06

    The Importance of Playing

    09:32
  7. 07

    LIVE SHOOT: Safe Portraits and Creating Reflections

    08:06
  8. 08

    LIVE SHOOT: Creating a Silhouette

    06:30
  9. 09

    LIVE SHOOT: Photographing Through Objects

    04:47
  10. 10

    LIVE SHOOT: Mixed Lighting

    04:43
  11. 11

    LIVE SHOOT: Creating Dramatic Light

    13:30
  12. 12

    Culling of Photoshoot

    08:18
  13. 13

    Editing Workflow In Lightroom

    32:32
  14. 14

    Processing Your Presets

    14:50
  15. 15

    Editing in Photoshop

    07:21
  16. 16

    The Image Salon

    02:49

Meet Your Expert

Daniel Kudish

Daniel and his wife Davina are the co-founders of The Image Salon in Montreal, and they live (most of the time) in the woods by a lake in the Eastern Townships region of Quebec, Canada.

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85% of students recommend this class.
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  • Sara NAomi

    August 2018

    So love the way Daniel explains the thought processes for the images. Calm mental state...so very very helpful. The D+D pair are an amazing photographic team from the feelings, experience, teaching and the results of their vision. So want to take a class with them in person.

  • Carlos Rosa

    Carlos Rosa

    July 2018

    Amazing, very short compared to other classes that I have, but it's really relevant, he goes straight to the point and there's a lot of great info, and that's what makes this class so good. I really like his style​ of teaching, very simple and clear, and that's what we need.

  • Iris

    May 2018

    Excellent course! Daniel explains in details how to take the pictures and how to retouch them later. I like his easy and clear approach and the use of a lot of examples. I recommend this course to anyone.

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