A hands-on workshop for parents to learn basic photography skills and find joy in creatively telling family stories
+The basics of shooting in manual mode
+workflow tips to simplify and organize your photos
+How to shoot in low light, backlight, and harsh light
+How to have fun shooting without making “taking pictures” a big deal
+Techniques for sharp focus and capturing motion
+One-on-one coaching + problem-solving through your biggest struggles
Where: Firefly home studio, Charlottesville VA
When: next date TBD
The real deal:
Become a visual storyteller by capturing moments with meaning, despite lighting or spacial constraints.
Eliminate stress associated with shooting and replace it with fun + creativity
No more randomly firing clicks in Auto and hoping they turn out okay
See little joys and the people you love in a fresh way
The workshop will last about 3 hours and will start in my quaint home studio/office. Enjoy coffee and light, local treats while we dive in to Part 1.
Part 1: Instruction — introduction, understanding your camera, lighting basics, tips for practicing and photographing kids
Part 2: hands-on practice in and around my home, troubleshooting, composition + angles, making quick decisions
Part 3: Basic post-processing, organization, and printing tips
Part 4. FAQ’s and wrap-up!
free “Firefly clean edit” Lightroom preset
list of resources + recommendations
access to workshop facebook community for asking additional questions and sharing your progress with other local attendees!
a morning away from your normal routine, learning something new, having fun, + getting creative with a group of other adults - (I meeeean, that’s the real kicker, right?!)
Ready to join me?