MOOD & THE STORY OF LIGHT
with Samantha McBride
AVAILABLE IN THE CLICK & COMPANY STORE
all materials are downloadable & yours to keep
When does a photo become art? How do you capture not just a subject but a feeling?
In this new breakout, Samantha McBride will reveal how Mood & Light make all the difference. You’ll receive practical techniques for achieving mood, a detailed outline of her favorite light, explanation of how she applies “intentional artistry” for meaningful imagery in both personal and client work, and walkthroughs of her entire process from concept to editing. This breakout will show you how to beautifully weave together light and story, challenge you to let more of your inner world out, and take your work to the next level, no matter where you are in your photography journey.
what you’ll get
211 page e-book that demonstrates the concepts of Mood & Light, plus reflection prompts to encourage inner exploration along the way
2 SHOOTING VIDEOS
Golden Hour Session Video of Samantha photographing a real client at one of her favorite locations
Bonus Beach Shooting Video with two sessions (professional and personal)
4 EDITING VIDEOS
Videos outline Samantha’s processing workflow
Bonus video on Underwater Editing
“The Golden Collection,” an exclusive Lightroom preset pack available only to Breakout Participants
Samantha's “Masters of Mood” guide includes additional photos and insights from leading photographers
Submit questions to the Presenter anytime during the program's duration, and receive a copy of the recorded Q&A video at the end of the breakout's run.
what you’ll learn
// STORYTELLING WITH LIGHT
Learn to recognize the inherent story that lies within light and watch how Samantha uses light for storytelling in all of her work.
// EDITING FOR GORGEOUS TONALITY
Walk through Samantha’s process for editing and see how and why she loves playing with tones
// CREATIVE RULEBREAKING
Discover the rules Samantha loves to break most often and why.
// EMOTIVE POSING
Get specific tips for posing, with emotion & connection as the goal.
// PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPRESSION
Learn how to translate your inner world to outward artistic expression.
// UNDERSTANDING MOOD
What is mood? Find out how to see it, how apply it, and the difference between “mood” and “moodiness” in imagery.
// GROWING FROM EXPERIENCES
Samantha will share both her biggest mistakes and the game-changers along the way that helped her grow.
// BALANCING APPROACHES
Understand how to distinguish “documentation” from “expression” while allowing room for both.
// DEFINING YOUR GOALS
Separate fulfillment from success, and gain the confidence to avoid ego traps and insecurity.
about your presenter
Samantha is a photographer based in Jacksonville, Florida whose work focuses on life’s meaningful connections. A former writer and advertising firm owner, Samantha’s passion for storytelling comes through in her photography, which has been featured by Click Magazine, MILK Magazine, Lemonade & Lenses, Feature Shoot, Red Tricycle, The Long Way Home and many others. In addition to being a family photographer, she is a contributor to Offset and Adobe Premium, and a photography writer and educator. When not working, Samantha can be found chasing her twin toddlers, swimming with her older boys and getting out on adventures with them all as often as possible! Visit Samantha McBride on Instagram @SamanthaMcBridePhoto and www.SamanthaMcBridePhotography.com