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Startup Project: Creative Lifestyle Photography

$19.99$40.00

Gain the skills and tools you need to shoot a creative lifestyle photo session.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including guides to camera features and functions, shooting tips and photography challenges
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Angie Dornier

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Take the next steps in your photographic journey with a fun and challenging project! In this class, the follow-up to Startup Library: Photography, freelance photographer Angier Dornier guides you through shooting a day-in-the-life lifestyle photo session with a real family. By the end, you’ll walk away with a whole new appreciation for your camera, using it to capture special moments that your friends, family and clients will treasure for years to come.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Storytelling & Gear
28:21
Begin with an introduction to lifestyle photography as Angie discusses the importance of storytelling. Then look at cameras and her go-to lenses that will help you achieve professional-looking images.
2. Perspective & Light
21:53
3. Prepping for People
28:29
4. The Photo Session
19:50
5. Editing & Enhancing
20:27
6. Printing & Special Projects
12:07

Recommended with this class

  • DSLR camera
  • Photo editing software such as Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop

Taught by

Angie Dornier
Angie Dornier
Angie Dornier is a freelance photographer based in Erie, Colorado. As a trained educator through FotoFest International's Literacy Through Photography program, she has taught at a number of schools and organizations for more than five years. Angie is also a founding contributor for Viewfinders.io, a photography collaboration devoted to helping other photographers find inspiration and community. For Angie, teaching is not just about gear and technique, it's about fostering the creative eye.

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