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Capture Your Everyday
- 173 Page PDF explaining how to capture your everyday life
- How to use and see the light
- How to use composition
- 5 Lightroom editing videos
- 5 exercises to help you improve your daily captures
- self portrait section
- And MORE!
What You’ll Learn
This course is intended for you to go at your own pace. So, feel free to read a little bit of it and then practice what you learn. It’s NOT intended for you to sit down and read all at once.
Here is the course structure:
- What inspires you
GEAR YOU NEED
- Gear I use
- Gear you need
- Can I do this course with just an iPhone?
- What photo editing apps do I need?
FINDING THE LIGHT
- Why light is important
- How to find the light
- What type of light to look for
- Watch the light in your house
- Simple compositions to consider
- Post processing crop
- Using composition in your everyday life
- Practice combining composition rules
HOW TO GET GENUINE SCENES
- How to capture real smiles
- Set the scene up
- Wardrobe suggestions
- Faceless images
- Plan your images
CAPTURING YOUR DAILY LIFE
- Make a schedule
- Tips on taking your camera out in public
- 100 Scenes to Capture
- Capture pictures with end result in mind
- A day in the life
CAPTURING EVERYDAY SELF PORTRAITS
- Why you should take self portraits
- How to capture your everyday with you in the photo
- Posing tips
- Tips to nail focus
- Self portraits and everyday
- How to enhance the story through editing
- Lightroom Editing Part 1
- Lightroom Editing Part 2
- Lightroom Editing Part 3
- Black and White Lightroom Edit
- A note on editing
TYING IT ALL TOGETHER
- Composition, light, and natural scenes
- Editing – getting it right in camera to limit post processing
- Tips on storytelling
- Stay true to you
- THANK YOU!
Plus a PDF of 100 scenes to capture of your everyday life!
All students must have a knowledge of manual mode. We will not discuss how to achieve perfect exposure. Students must have a camera, preferably a DSLR. Lightroom editing is discussed and encouraged to have. There is also one Photoshop editing video.
*You can do this course with just a phone, however, it will be easier if you already have a firm grasp on photography.
Frequently Asked Questions
When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.
Alyssa (sometimes going by Aly) is a hobbyist photographer who loves to teach. Her love of photography started before she ever had any kids. Now a mom of two, she loves to photograph her kids, flowers, and landscape. She specializes in capturing her everyday life. She loves to teach fellow beginner photographers how to take control of their cameras and get the images they dream about getting.