KelbyOne - The Art of Dance Photography
With Frank Doorhof, international fashion and glamour photographer, it is all about being creative and getting the shot. In this class, Frank uses amazing dancers as models to teach you everything from the technical aspects of how to use a light meter to the artistic aspects of creating interesting images with unique looks that make the most of your locations. Frank starts on location in two different settings then brings you back to the desktop to share some of his favorite post-processing techniques while working on the photos he’s just created.
KelbyOne - Cleaning Your Digital SLR Camera Sensor
Join Laurie as she shows you, step-by-step, the right way to clean and care for your digital SLR camera sensor. Whether you shoot with a Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Sigma, or any other DSLR this is a must-see class for ensuring the cleanest, clearest shot possible each and every time.
KelbyOne - The Nikon D90
Nature and wildlife photographer Laurie Excell explores the key features, menu options, and main functions of the compact Nikon D90 camera. This class is perfect for someone who needs to set up their camera or compare features to another camera.
KelbyOne - The Nikon D700
Nature and wildlife photographer Laurie Excell explores the key features, menu options, and main functions of the compact Nikon D700 camera. This class is perfect for someone who needs to set up their camera or compare features to another camera.
KelbyOne - The Nikon D300
Nature and wildlife photographer Laurie Excell explores the key features, menu options, and main functions of the compact Nikon D300 camera. This class is perfect for someone who needs to set up their camera or compare features to another camera.
KelbyOne - The Nikon D3
Nature and wildlife photographer Laurie Excell walks through the key features, functions, and menu options of the Nikon D3. She also shares her recommendations for camera settings and lens selection to capture wildlife in action. This class is perfect for someone who needs to set up their camera or compare features to another camera.
KelbyOne - Taming Natural Light
Natural light is all around us, but it is up to the photographer to control it in order to make a beautiful portrait. Join Erik Valind as he shows you how to tame that natural light, from direct noontime sun to overcast and shadowless days, and capture killer portraits with little more than just your camera and a reflector. No speedlights or strobes are required for this class. Erik teaches you about the factors that you can control, and then walks you various techniques you can use through a series of real world demonstrations, each one building on the last, that will give you the skills to start seeing and using natural light in new ways.
KelbyOne - Outdoor Lifestyle Photography
With outdoor lifestyle photography your job is to sell the experience to the viewer. You need to be able to work in all kinds of lighting situations and with a range of gear-from strobes to diffusion panels-to get the kind of killer shots that makes the viewer wish they were there. Erik takes you through a series of locations and situations demonstrating lighting, posing, and composition tips and techniques all along the way.
KelbyOne - Indoor Lifestyle Photography
Every location provides its own unique challenges, and you need to be able to pick your battles and rise to the occasion. You’ll learn how to work with a range of gear-from speedlights to strobes to diffusion panels-to get the kind of killer shots that convey a sense of realism and authenticity. Erik takes you through a series of locations and situations while demonstrating lighting, posing, and composition tips and techniques all along the way.
KelbyOne - The Art of Digital Photography: The Inspirational Series with Erik Valind
Come get inspired with Mia McCormick as she sits down with Erik Valind, a commercial photographer based in Florida, to discuss the ins and outs of being a professional photographer! Erik and Mia touch on topics ranging from how to get started in the photography business to how to stay connected to clients and fellow photographers.
KelbyOne - Active Lifestyle Photography
Get up and moving with Erik Valind in his latest class on active lifestyle photography! Lifestyle photography is all about capturing believable moments and showing that ideal reality in an image. When done right it should make you want to jump into the photograph and join the people in the picture. In this class Erik takes you through the basics of planning for your shoot, doing your research, and selecting your gear, and then moves through a variety of locations and activities to demonstrate how it works in the real world. Working with natural light, reflectors, studio strobes, and speedlights, you’ll get a good handle on how to tailor your lighting to fit the mood of the scene, so you can capture those hero images showing the peak of action.
KelbyOne - Trailblazers: Powerful Women of Photography the Erika Larsen Interview
Erika Larsen is a contributor to National Geographic Magazine, and her work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC, but it is her dedication to immersing herself in the cultures that she is seeking to understand that is so inspiring. Erika literally lives and breathes the cultures she photographs, and sets out not as an outsider seeking to tell the story of another culture to the world, but rather as an individual seeking to deeply understand the people and their way of life. She sees her role as a photographer to be 100% present in the experience she is having, and if she is 100% there, then the shots create themselves.
KelbyOne - Creative Panoramic Photography
Photographer Katrin Eismann shares some of her knowledge about preparing for, shooting, merging, and experimenting with panoramic photos.
KelbyOne - The Business Side of Ed Greenberg: Copyright Protection for Photographers
Join Mia McCormick as she sits down with Ed Greenberg, an intellectual property attorney, lecturer & writer based in New York, to discuss the ins and outs of registering your copyright, securing the proper model and property releases, using contracts that protect your rights, and how to deal with situations where you find your copyright has been infringed. Ed draws upon 34 years as an attorney to give you the straight scoop on how to safeguard your photography business’s most important asset: your intellectual property.
KelbyOne - Trailblazers: Powerful Women of Photography the Elsa Garrison Interview
Elsa Garrison has carved out a career capturing breathtaking moments at the peak of sports action for nearly twenty years. Shooting for Getty images, Elsa’s photographs have appeared in every major sports publication, and she’s covered everything from the NFL to the Olympics. A self-described shy person, Elsa’s determination and nose-to-the grindstone work ethic has earned her spots on the sidelines of an incredible array of sporting events and her photographs have earned her the respect of her peers and colleagues.
KelbyOne - Wedding Photography: Photographing Couples
Internationally renowned wedding photographer, David Ziser is back with all new creative techniques for finding the right clothing, locations, and poses to create stunning photos that capture the magic and romance. As David works, he talks through his process and his gear choices while sharing priceless tips on everything from camera settings to the most flattering poses. You’re guaranteed to come away from this class with a brand new arsenal of professional secrets that will immediately improve how, when, and where you shoot your next wedding.
KelbyOne - Composition Made Easy
Join David Ziser as he teaches you how to use an arsenal of on-location composition techniques. Go behind the scenes as David shoots a parking garage, private mansion, and corporate buildings and cityscapes. You’ll learn how to recognize and shoot a wide variety of visual elements to create spectacular, one-of-a-kind compositions. David also shares his personal tips and tricks for camera settings, lenses, and lighting gear that are guaranteed to boost your creative photography.
KelbyOne - The Art of the Black and White Print
Dan “Dano” Steinhardt from Epson is joined by Josh Haftel from Nik Software and our very own Matt Kloskowski for a class filled with discussion and demonstration centered around the art of the black and white print. In this class you’ll learn about the key elements of a successful black and white photo and how to set up your digital workflow to take a photo captured in color through conversion to B&W in Nik’s Silver Efex Pro 2 right on to printing on an Epson R3000. This class will fill you with inspiration and arm you with the knowledge to create your own killer black and white prints!
KelbyOne - Advertising Photography: From Pre- to Post-Production
You’ll get Douglas’ unique take on everything from client interaction, pre-production, and assembling a creative team to his lighting techniques and method for coaching portrait subjects to get the reaction he needs. Then, meet Douglas’ personal retoucher and expert compositor, Justin Paguia for the post-production process.
KelbyOne - Why Fake It When You Can Create It
Photographer Frank Doorhof is in the studio, showing viewers how to achieve the lighting results they want without having to adjust their images in post-production. Frank starts off by going over how to calibrate a light meter to get consistent, accurate results on every shot. He goes on to discuss how to calculate the fall off of light from the subject, how to create color tints in the background, how moving the light sources can result in dramatically different images, and how changing the camera angle affects the focus plane. Frank also has some tips on positioning the models and how to achieve accurate color results with a color checker. Photographers can take their studio photography to the next level with the help of this course.
KelbyOne - Photoshop Techniques for Fashion Photography
Frank Doorhof’s unique style has earned him success in the world of fashion and glamor photography. In this course, Frank sits down in our studio and teaches viewers some of the Photoshop techniques he uses when creating his images. The course starts with an in-depth Q and A session in which Frank discusses the importance of light metering, creating a web presence, and some advice for choosing a studio space. From there, the rest of the lessons feature Frank at his computer, taking viewers step by step through his post-production workflow. Frank covers things like skin smoothing, cleaning up backgrounds, working with channels, how he creates images with high tonal contrast, adding noise and color tint, and how he likes working in the raw image formats.
KelbyOne - Shooting Fashion Models On-Location
Fashion photographer Frank Doorhof takes viewers on location with two models to create this photo shoot for Kelby Training. During the videos, Frank talks about why he tries to shoot tethered all the time, the importance of using a color checker, how he directs his models, and how he controls lighting adjustments through the camera and the strobe.
KelbyOne - Freeze Motion Photography
Photographing a moving subject requires the right balance of shutter speed, aperture, and lighting values. In this course, photographer Frank Doorhof shows viewers some techniques for freezing a subject in motion. He travels to an outdoor skate park to shoot a BMX bicycle rider and then goes into the studio to photograph a leaping model. During the shoots, Doorhof talks about how he adjusts his lighting setups and camera settings. He also discusses the importance of changing perspective, how to use strobes and flashes to achieve high contrast effects, a white balance trick for colorizing your images, and how to use scrims and flags to eliminate lens flare. Photographing moving subjects can yield some exciting and dynamic images so follow along with this Kelby Training course and learn how it is done.
KelbyOne - Creative Light Uses in Studio Photography
In this course Frank offers advice on posing models and their hands, shooting with soft boxes, hard light vs. soft light, and much more. In later lessons, Frank introduces a wind machine to his shoot, along with fire cloth, water spray, and sheets of plastic. Follow along and get some fresh ideas on how to get creative with your studio lighting.