Photographing Icons - Moab

A Photography Workshop of Epic Proportion Like Nothing You've Seen Before.
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  • Lectures 20
  • Contents Video: 3 hours
    Other: 1 min
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2014 English

Course Description

Photographing Icons – Moab is a photographic journey of epic proportions! You will learn the art of landscape photography as you join us photographing the iconic landscapes of the Moab area. This landscape photography video workshop is like nothing that you have ever seen before. You will follow us from the planning process all the way through to the final print. The goal of this workshop is to empower you to plan your own adventure, whether it be Moab or the other side of the world, and have knowledge and skills to make beautiful photographs while you are there.

What you will learn…

  • Go on location to iconic places like Delicate Arch, Mesa Arch and Dead Horse Point.
  • Learn to craft strong photographic compositions.
  • Use modern technologies like Google Earth to scout locations and plan your visit.
  • Learn how to leverage 32 bit HDR processing to create natural looking images in challenging lighting conditions.
  • Learn what to pack for your next landscape photo adventure.
  • Take a tour of our kit to see what we bring.
  • Learn the impact of lens selection on composition.
  • In the workshop, we share our top ten lessons learned while on location. One of them has to do with a yoga mat.
  • Witness first hand the beautiful landscape of the Moab area including Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.
  • Learn valuable Lightroom and Photoshop techniques to maximize your creative vision.
  • If you love the digital darkroom, learn from Armando as he gathers photographic information and converts it to magical images with some serious post processing kung fu!
  • If you prefer a lighter weight workflow, learn from Justin as he tries his best to get it right in camera with one click.
  • Join in-depth conversations about creativity under Coleman lantern light.
  • Oh yeah, we promise you’ll have a great time!

Here are a few images that you will follow all the way through planning, photographing, post processing and reviewing the final print.

What are the requirements?

  • A sense of adventure.
  • A desire to improve your photography

What am I going to get from this course?

  • The goal of this workshop is to empower you to plan your own adventure, whether it be Moab or the other side of the world, and have knowledge and skills to make beautiful photographs while you are there.
  • Learn to craft strong photographic compositions.
  • Learn valuable Lightroom and Photoshop techniques to maximize your creative vision.
  • Learn the impact of lens selection on composition.
  • Learn how to use modern technologies like Google Earth to scout locations and plan your visit.
  • Learn how to leverage 32 bit HDR processing to create natural looking images in challenging lighting conditions.
  • Learn what to pack for your next landscape photo adventure.

What is the target audience?

  • Photographers
  • Explorers
  • Creative People
  • Music Lovers
  • Dog Lovers
  • Cat Lovers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: The Plan
02:49

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Howdy
Preview
05:09
Tools of the Trade
Preview
12:39
Section 2: Dead Horse Point
Scouting & Planning
10:42
On Location
10:02
In The Darkroom - Armando
12:40
In The Darkroom - Justin
10:48
Section 3: Delicate Arch
Scouting & Planning
13:36
On Location
11:04
In The Darkroom - Justin
09:10
In The Darkroom - Armando
31:37
A Simple Photoshop Adjustment - Armando
02:24
Section 4: Mesa Arch
Scouting & Planning
10:00
On Location
08:31
In The Darkroom - Justin
08:13
In The Darkroom - Armando
10:43
Section 5: Recap
10 Photographic Tips From Moab
07:25
Print Review
07:38
Closing Thoughts
01:26
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Instructor Biography

Justin Balog, Your Guide To the Creative Frontier

Justin Balog gets fired up helping others discover the creativity inside themselves. As an award winning photographer, filmmaker, storyteller, educator and author he believes encouraging creativity makes the world a better place.

Justin has photographed everything from professional cycling and bull riding to landscapes and people around the world. Since its inception Justin has embraced the awe inspiring creative power of the iPhone and has become a leading pioneer in the world of iPhone photography.

Justin is a pioneering co-founder of The Photo Frontier where he shares creative wisdom and information. You can also socialize with him on Instagram (@JustinBalog).

Instructor Biography

Armando Martinez, Photographer/Instructor

Photographer & Photoshop Guru

Spending over 20 years in the creative industry of photography, advertising, design & publishing, Armando Martinez started his creative photo retouching studio Mando-Matic, in 2003 where he crafts photos in to new visions of imagery.

Armando is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, certified as an Apple Pro in Apple Color Management and a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP).

He has collaborated with ad agencies and designers for years and his work has appeared in Communication Arts, Print, HOW and numerous photography annuals.

He is also a professional photographer and his work has appeared in points of marketing and he also shows his work in local galleries and exhibits.

As a Photoshop Guru, Armando loves to explore the digital realm of imagery and is continually developing new techniques for one of a kind images.

Photoshop & Lightroom is also a passion for him and he loves to open the world of digital processing to students teaching them the tools and secrets of making great images. He teaches Photoshop & Lightroom classes at Illuminate Workshops in Denver, Colorado and also teaches destination workshops.

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