Golden Hour:The Photographer’s Ultimate Guide
with Nicole Houser, Francesca Marchese Reeder & Clare Ahalt
AVAILABLE AUGUST 21-SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
all materials are downloadable & yours to keep
Learn everything you need to know about taking photos during the most magical time of day.
Watch and learn from three photographers as they take you along with them on six golden hour sessions that span from late afternoon to early evening. You’ll discover proven techniques for capturing luminous halos around your subjects, achieving perfect color & exposure, producing images with depth and dimension, and working with flare & haze.
Then you’ll find out their editing secrets in a series of processing videos that show everything from balancing backlit exposures to enhancing sun-drenched scenes as they process their golden hour portraits to perfection.
what you’ll get
ULTIMATE GUIDE TO GOLDEN HOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
A downloadable eBook filled with practical tips & tricks that cover everything you need to know about Golden Hour photography
6 GOLDEN HOUR SHOOTING VIDEOS
5 Outdoor Videos (including a beach session, backyard/neighborhood session, and field/farm session) 1 Indoor Videos featuring natural light sessions at home
3 EDITING VIDEOS
Learn how each photographer edits golden hour images from start to finish – without actions or presets!
Submit questions to the Presenter anytime during the program's duration, and receive acopy of the recorded Q&A video at the end of the breakout's run.
what you’ll learn
// TOP 10 TIPS FOR BACKLIT PORTRAITS
10 ways to take your backlit images to the next level
// SIMPLE STEPS TO INSTANTLY CHANGE THE LOOK OF YOUR PHOTOS
From positioning your subject relative to the light to perspective, learn how to use golden hour light beautifully
// 5 WAYS TO USE FLARE & HAZE CREATIVELY
Learn about the different types of flare & haze and then learn to use it creatively
// HOW TO TRANSITION FROM THE GOLDEN HOUR TO BLUE HOUR
What to do during golden hour when the light doesn’t show up
// WHITE BALANCE SHORTCUTS FOR PERFECT COLOR
White balance tips during the golden hour that make achieving perfect color easy
// HOW TO BALANCE EXPOSURE IN TRICKY LIGHTING
Exposure tips for fast-changing light
// ACHIEVING VARIETY DURING GOLDEN HOUR
How to go beyond backlight and get golden hour variety in your galleries
// EDITING TIPS FOR BACKLIT EXPOSURES, HAZE, AND MORE
Learn how to edit your golden hour images beautifully
about your presenters
Nicole Houser is a light seeking photographer located in Sarasota, FL. Her strong love of light mixed with the passion of photographing her three children, results in the unique story of their day to day life with a touch of magic. She also enjoys photographing clients throughout the year, creating lasting memories enhanced with light. You can view more of her work at nicolekristinphotography.com.
Clare Ahalt is an award winning fine art portrait artist based out of Frederick, Maryland. She aims to capture both the soul and essence of her subject, as well as a moment of peace and serenity that is so often missed in todays hectic society. You can view more of her work at clareahaltphotography.com/.
Francesca Marchese-Reeder is a family, lifestyle newborn, and maternity photographer in Long Beach, CA. She is mom to three little wild ones that are her favorite subjects to photograph. Capturing movement, details, connection, and added bonus if it’s in fabulous light, is inspiring for Francesca. Francesca serves the Orange County and south Los Angeles areas. You can view more of her work at, francescamarchesephotography.com.