using light & shadow for emotive storytelling
This course is geared toward using light and emotion to create timeless images that tell the story of you. You’ll learn to observe and document dramatic light around the home and outdoors; the importance of exposure and how to get it right for your vision; how to add interest with different lenses, techniques, and tools; how to infuse emotion and strengthen your story; and finally how to pull it all together and edit for increased impact.
Light & Shadow: the basics of light and dark
The Importance of Exposure: learning exposure, metering, and settings
Identifying Light: Hard, side, silhouette, pocket, rim, shadow play, artificial & more
Adding Interesting Layers to your Imagery: reflections, perspectives, layering, atmosphere & more
Telling your story through connections: How light and shadow effect emotional response
Creative Elements & Tricks: Prisms and plastics and water – Oh my!
BTS & Editing Videos: Go behind the scenes with Kimberli to see how she creates extra drama in her imagery and showcases her amazing before & after transformations
Bonus: A light tour of Kimberli’s home through her eyes, pullbacks, and image settings
finding the light in the darkness
learn any time – any where – with audio & print options
Kim is an internationally published lifestyle photographer and half-sane mama to 4 (ages 12, 4, 3, and brand new). She lives with her crazy family and hubby in the quiet midwest. She describes herself as one part realist and one part romantic, and photographs in the same fashion. Kim is all about telling the beautiful and messy truth of childhood, using every kind of light, lots of contrast and shadows, and all the black and white. She loves iced coffee and quiet, writing lists, traveling to pretty places, and documenting the journey along the way.