2022 workshopsPhotography Workshops

Riding Afternoon Light

101 Minute 4k Video Tutorial
Skill Level

Explore perfect afternoon light in this Equine Portrait Shoot with Amy

Min. Req: Photoshop CC 2015 + Lightroom CC 2015

Raw File and Actions included

  • Learn about the mindset and influencing factors that spurred the ideas of the shoot and the styling! We’ve got so many inspirations!
  • I’ll be showing you a number of images from the shoot and discussing each in the series so you can begin to build an idea of what I look for and how I change to different lenses for varying end results
  • Learn how the different compositions can affect the DOF
  • I’ll be showing you through the viewfinder as well as behind the scenes views so you can clearly understand the light patterns and how I achieved them in two different scenarios of the shoot
  • You’ll understand the camera settings and different lenses used in the shoot
  • Using the new masking tools in Lightroom to edit our background luminance and saturation independently
  • We then head into Photoshop to identify and clear up distracting elements and colors with emphasis on the macro-details
  • Using D&B to create shape and dimension
  • Using the glow action for the final magic touch!

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About Daniel

Hey there! I’m Daniel, a passionate portrait photographer and educator who’s determined to uplift and motivate fellow photographers worldwide. My goal is simple: to empower you to become the best photographer you can be!

Ever since I began my professional photography journey back in 2013, I’ve poured countless hours into honing my craft, pushing boundaries, and falling head over heels for the art of capturing Portraits. So if there’s anyone who knows what it’s like to grow 2 full-time photography businesses, you’re looking at him!

As a full-time photographer, I’ve had the pleasure of working with a diverse range of people from couples tying the knot to growing families, expectant mothers, adorable newborns, and everything in between. And now, I’m thrilled to share my hard-earned knowledge with you through my carefully crafted online photography classes that promise to transform your skills and techniques.

I’ll teach you everything you need to know about portrait photography and post-production skills in a way that’s easy to understand and put into practice. My aim is to help you see the world through a professional photographer’s eyes, so you too can create award-winning shots that capture the essence of any moment.

So, whether you’re a seasoned photographer or just starting, join me on this exciting journey to explore the beauty of portrait photography together!

1 review for Riding Afternoon Light

  1. Chad Kotter

    Taking lots of notes as I learn Daniel’s methods. Appreciate the thoroughness and explanation of his thought process. The more of these tutorials I watch, the more things are starting to sink in and click for me. Thank you for another excellent tutorial!

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