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Episode
Outline
Ep.
1
Introduction
Ep.
2
Gear
Ep.
3
Mastering Camera Settings
Ep.
4
Blue Hour, A How-To
Ep.
5
Photos That Move Us
Ep.
6
Visual Storytelling 101
Ep.
7
Endurance In A World Of Sprinting
Ep.
8
Keeping Your Ideas Fresh
Ep.
9
Plan. Scout. Shoot.
Ep.
10
Shooting More: Action Plan
Ep.
11
Building Your Story Arc
Ep.
12
The Assignment: Himalaya Pre-Pro
Ep.
13
In the Field: The Himalaya Defender Shoot
Ep.
14
The Assignment: Canon Pre-Pro
Ep.
15
In The Field: Canon USA Shoot
Ep.
16
Keywords & Organizing Images
Ep.
17
Gradients In Lightroom
Ep.
18
Perspective Correction
Ep.
19
HDR (Hand-Held)
Ep.
20
Commercial Grading
Ep.
21
Clone Stamping & Patch Tools
Ep.
22
Moody Grading
Ep.
23
Export Settings
Ep.
24
Archiving & Organizing Images
Ep.
25
Delivering Files to Clients
Ep.
26
Let's Talk Business
Ep.
27
Building A Desirable Portfolio
Ep.
28
How To Contact Clients
Ep.
29
Prospecting: Finding Brands That Fit You
Ep.
30
Getting Clients To See Our Value
Ep.
31
Paid to Travel the World
Ep.
32
The Art of Crafting Moodboards & Treatments
Ep.
33
Keys To A Fulfilling Photo Career
Ep.
34
Three Things You Need To Know Before Pitching
Ep.
35
Finding Your Value Proposition
Ep.
36
Media Kit: A Walk Through
Ep.
37
How I Built My Audience
Ep.
38
My Favorite Photographers
Ep.
39
Social Media Landscape
Ep.
40
My Favorite Software
Ep.
3
Gear - My Camera Bags
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Alex Strohl
Taking a look at Alex Strohl’s work, and you’ll consistently find one thing: his photos make you feel something. And whatever this something may be for you — awe, grandeur, perspective, joy — each photo is created with intention. You can find him in remote corners of the world with capturing photos – blurring the lines of work and life.
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I now know what direction to take my photography and better steps to get there
Hawkeye Johnson
Last night February 28th I finished this class and even went camping near the end to put Alex's methods to work and I will say I had a full on blast, from learning how to creatively showcase a product without even showing the product to better methods of nabbing clients and how to really sell and value yourself as a photographer and currently novice filmmaker. 10/10 recommend to everyone who wants to learn more about the adventure Industry.
Not What I Was Expecting
Jonathan Farrell
Let me just start by saying that the workshop was very good. There were lots of things that I learned and many insights I took away. Perhaps the greatest bit of wisdom imparted to me was not anything Alex said but how he approached every subject he talked about. I felt that he was talking to me as a friend, very personal and open book. This was both a blessing and a curse as the course tends to meander around and is not as structured as others I've taken. Alex's passion for the highest quality, and craftsmanship in every aspect of his business, is very evident. From the premiums he charges, to the attention to detail in client deliveries. This is where my review is going to give some hopefully constructive criticisms. For someone so focused on a premium experience I was a surprised to find the course a bit sloppily assembled, and the videography and editing lackluster. This is coming from a videographer and someone with a lot of experience in online training. A few short examples to illustrate my point include: repeating segments of the edit (in some instances the exact same segment), poor framing. Colors changing between cuts, and my biggest pet peeve, not leaving photo examples on for long enough to see them. These are all small things, but they add up, and along with the topics meandering, left me a bit disappointed. I'm curious who you would say this class is aimed towards. Amateurs, mid-level, or experts? The assumption of who you are addressing changes throughout the course. I feel like with a bit of work from an instructional designer, and some editing cleanup, you could help hone this course to be one of the best out there. I feel like I need to do a more in depth review than will fit here, to actually explain this well. Let me know if that would be helpful to you. One other note: When I signed up for a workshop on Adventure Photography, I honestly thought it would be more field focused. The field examples were all shoots for products, and not shoots documenting an adventure. I guess I had just hoped to learn that side of the storytelling process more. Getting into the nitty gritty of being wet, cold, and dirty, and still shooting bangers. The section on filters (going out and building the snow cave) was more what I thought this course was going to be. Anyhow, with all that said, I still found it valuable and worthwhile. To summarize, the course feels a bit unpolished and in some ways unfinished though there is still great value. I've taken Jimmy Chin's Masterclass on adventure photography and it felt very structured and highly polished. I purchased "Adventure Pro" on the "finish in a month" discount. I would have felt ripped off if I had paid full price with the course in its current state. Thanks for reading and I hope my criticisms come as helpful. As I've already mentioned I'd be happy to further elaborate.
Don't hesitate
Paul Bréchu
Whether you are already working as a photographer or just beginning I would recommend this workshop. I am just starting to get contract and was looking for a good way to get better at photography and how to get more into the business and found everything I was looking for with Alex. This workshop covers a very wide spectrum of the photographer life from philosophy to technical and business tips. Loved it, now game on ! Thanks !
I now know what direction to take my photography and better steps to get there
Hawkeye Johnson
Last night February 28th I finished this class and even went camping near the end to put Alex's methods to work and I will say I had a full on blast, from learning how to creatively showcase a product without even showing the product to better methods of nabbing clients and how to really sell and value yourself as a photographer and currently novice filmmaker. 10/10 recommend to everyone who wants to learn more about the adventure Industry.
Not What I Was Expecting
Jonathan Farrell
Let me just start by saying that the workshop was very good. There were lots of things that I learned and many insights I took away. Perhaps the greatest bit of wisdom imparted to me was not anything Alex said but how he approached every subject he talked about. I felt that he was talking to me as a friend, very personal and open book. This was both a blessing and a curse as the course tends to meander around and is not as structured as others I've taken. Alex's passion for the highest quality, and craftsmanship in every aspect of his business, is very evident. From the premiums he charges, to the attention to detail in client deliveries. This is where my review is going to give some hopefully constructive criticisms. For someone so focused on a premium experience I was a surprised to find the course a bit sloppily assembled, and the videography and editing lackluster. This is coming from a videographer and someone with a lot of experience in online training. A few short examples to illustrate my point include: repeating segments of the edit (in some instances the exact same segment), poor framing. Colors changing between cuts, and my biggest pet peeve, not leaving photo examples on for long enough to see them. These are all small things, but they add up, and along with the topics meandering, left me a bit disappointed. I'm curious who you would say this class is aimed towards. Amateurs, mid-level, or experts? The assumption of who you are addressing changes throughout the course. I feel like with a bit of work from an instructional designer, and some editing cleanup, you could help hone this course to be one of the best out there. I feel like I need to do a more in depth review than will fit here, to actually explain this well. Let me know if that would be helpful to you. One other note: When I signed up for a workshop on Adventure Photography, I honestly thought it would be more field focused. The field examples were all shoots for products, and not shoots documenting an adventure. I guess I had just hoped to learn that side of the storytelling process more. Getting into the nitty gritty of being wet, cold, and dirty, and still shooting bangers. The section on filters (going out and building the snow cave) was more what I thought this course was going to be. Anyhow, with all that said, I still found it valuable and worthwhile. To summarize, the course feels a bit unpolished and in some ways unfinished though there is still great value. I've taken Jimmy Chin's Masterclass on adventure photography and it felt very structured and highly polished. I purchased "Adventure Pro" on the "finish in a month" discount. I would have felt ripped off if I had paid full price with the course in its current state. Thanks for reading and I hope my criticisms come as helpful. As I've already mentioned I'd be happy to further elaborate.
Don't hesitate
Paul Bréchu
Whether you are already working as a photographer or just beginning I would recommend this workshop. I am just starting to get contract and was looking for a good way to get better at photography and how to get more into the business and found everything I was looking for with Alex. This workshop covers a very wide spectrum of the photographer life from philosophy to technical and business tips. Loved it, now game on ! Thanks !
inspiring
Christophe Berdot
All is in the title :)
Phenomenal. Thorough. Excellent.
Joshua Wilson
What else would you expect from Alex Strohl? Not only is this a thorough and professional deep dive into how to push into commercial photography, but it's also been refined with community requested content. This is the best you can ask for.
Super workshop!
Tommaso
This workshop is amazing. Alex is fantastic, meticulous and super inspiring. Learning a lot from his experience and his teachings. I feel really privileged to have the possibility of learning something from him. Thank you for the fantastic work!

Exclusive To This Workshop

  • The never heard before story of Alex
  • An debut interview with his parents about his upbringing
  • The story of how his career really started
  • A very personal field day where Alex photographs his dad in his farm : so you can see the approach and get better at photographing your loved ones, making intimate portraits.
  • An interview with alpine photographer Ben Tibbets on determination and motivation
  • A printable book with workshop summary and exercises for growth

Workshop Curriculum

3:18

1

Introduction

For the past seven years, I've been lucky enough to travel the world, shooting for huge brands like Apple, and Land Rover. I’ve learned quite a few things along the way - and I want to share those with you.

12:15

2

Gear

The number one question I get is: what camera do you shoot with? I shoot with many cameras because each one has unique characteristics that match the goal of the shoot I am doing.

7:42

3

Mastering Camera Settings

Let's talk about knowing your camera. As someone who wants to be a professional you need to know it inside and out, so much in fact that you don't think about it when you're using it. Just like when you drive your car.

10:45

4

Blue Hour, A How-To

You see a lot of outdoor photographers start packing their bags when the sun has set but they are missing out on some of the best light around. We go on location where I'll walk you through my technique for shooting blue hour.

7:19

5

Photos That Move Us

Alex explains that while there isn't a step-by-step recipe to making work that moves the viewer, but there are ways to propel you in the right direction.

7:51

6

Visual Storytelling 101

This episode sets about to give adventure photographers stronger foundations to visual storytelling so they can elevate the way they tell stories.

6:27

7

Endurance In A World Of Sprinting

We've all heard the old adage that 'motivation is a muscle' and although in many ways that's true, there is much more to it that we rarely hear about. Knowing how to access our inner strength for the projects that matter is a life skill that should be taught at school, but isn't. Learn how in this episode.

8:32

8

Keeping Your Ideas Fresh

Feeling uninspired as a creator has much to do with our mind but external events can have a huge influence on how inspired we feel. Learn strategies that the worlds most celebrated creatives use to remain fresh and inspired day after day.

2:02

9

Plan. Scout. Shoot.

You will love this or hate this but as an adventure photographer you need to be good at finding places and getting to them at the time. Learn how the pros do it.

2:02

10

Shooting More: Action Plan

In this episode I will share a 15 day action plan to get you in a habit of shooting more.

6:45

11

Building Your Story Arc

Take part in a specially designed exercise by Alex to understand better the things you love and build your own story arc as a creator.

12:08

12

The Assignment: Himalaya Pre-Pro

Learn how to prepare like a pro for a day long automotive assignment in a remote area of Wyoming.

20:30

13

In the Field: The Himalaya Defender Shoot

This episode is for outdoor photographers who've been commissioned to shoot an important automotive/action assignment. They will learn to build and interpret a brief, how to use shot types to get a variety of images and the unspoken rules for photographing cars.

10:26

14

The Assignment: Canon Pre-Pro

Learn how to staff an entire shoot through social media. Introduce yourself to new people, get them stoked on your shoot, and build a team of people who will make you better.

15:07

15

In The Field: Canon USA Shoot

This episode is for photographers who have to tackle a commercial shoot where the object photographed is used not photographed. A lens. The series is very worth watching because it shows you to come up with a concept for a shoot, then staff it and scout it.

6:43

16

Keywords & Organizing Images

Staying organized as your photo archive grows is an essential skill. Learn how to properly keyword & organize your photos when importing them to Lightroom.

12:34

17

Gradients In Lightroom

Learn how to use gradients in Lightroom to subtly guide the views eye to your focal point.

5:40

18

Perspective Correction

It's important when shooting cars to avoid distortion commonly found in wider lenses.

3:38

19

HDR (Hand-Held)

Sometimes when shooting hand held HDR comps you need to do a little "magic."

4:47

20

Commercial Grading

For some shoots you need to grade the final deliverables in a very commercial way.

5:52

21

Clone Stamping & Patch Tools

Learn one of the most valuable tools in Photoshop.

13:15

22

Moody Grading

Moody images are all the rage right now. Learn how Alex approaches grading with a bit more of an edge to it.

4:00

23

Export Settings

Exporting is a crucial part of photography. Alex goes over the settings he uses when exporting for mobile, web, and desktop.

10:15

24

Archiving & Organizing Images

Building an archive as a photographer is one of the most important things you can do. Alex demonstrates the drives and organization structure he uses.

12:33

25

Delivering Files to Clients

There are a few ways I deliver files to clients. I share my favorite one and show you how I make a collection.

1:04

26

Let's Talk Business

Now its time to talk about one of the most important things for any adventure photographer out there: Selling your ideas.

11:17

27

Building A Desirable Portfolio

A portfolio is a collection of our best images. It is specifically built to land you clients and publications. It is one of the hardest things to built as a photographer because it's hard for us to be very critical with our own work. Learn how to build one here.

18:51

28

How To Contact Clients

This episode is for photographers who have prepared to reach out to prospective clients or have reached out without much success. The problem is that most photographers pitch the wrong people, the wrong way and fail at it. This episode gives photographers a systematic approach to preparing their pitch and reaching out to the brand.

4:17

29

Prospecting: Finding Brands That Fit You

This episode addresses why and how you should pick brands that fit you to work with, then how to get their attention. The problem is that photographers want to work with brands that don't match them and waste time doing so. Then there's the problem of not knowing how to reach out to the right people.

10:16

30

Getting Clients To See Our Value

How do you define what your work is worth? You'll hear pros saying: my day rate is xx a day or x a day and when you're still establishing yourself as a pro, you might think: that's a lot of money! But is it? Learn how the value of what we do is determined.

14:49

31

Paid to Travel the World

The big question: How do you get paid to travel the world? It does sound too good to be true, the idea that someone is going to hand you money to go on a trip but these people exist, they are called Tourism Boards. Learn how to pitch them step-by-step.

8:09

32

The Art of Crafting Moodboards & Treatments

As a working photographer you've probably had to build these documents; I remember the first time i had to build one I spent an hour on Google looking at some many different examples that I didn't even know where to begin. There is a lot of contradictory information on the web about this so it is my ambition to create a complete guide to building treatments and pre-pro books for adventure photographers.

7:41

33

Keys To A Fulfilling Photo Career

By now I think we all know that being successful in photography takes much more than being a very good photographer. We all wish that we could just go out everyday, make photos we love and that people will line up at the door to buy our prints, talk about us on the press and hire us for massive campaigns. That couldn't be further from reality. Learn what to prioritize on.

6:20

34

Three Things You Need To Know Before Pitching

Before you go out and pitch your big idea, we need to go over a handful of important points. Learn about Ad Agencies vs Clients, Image Licensing, and What You Really Want.

8:03

35

Finding Your Value Proposition

When trying to establish a value proposition, I start by looking at the problem. What is the clients problem and how are we going to solve it? Alex shares his tried and tested approach to finding your value prop an hear what his is.

8:07

36

Media Kit: A Walk Through

In this episode, I will walk you through my private media kit and break it down so you can understand what's really important when building yours.

7:46

37

How I Built My Audience

What does an iPhone 4 photo of a snow pile at blue hour has to do with Alex's journey? Hear the untold account of how Alex built his audience.

6:12

38

My Favorite Photographers

Alex shares a candid perspective on his favorite photographers of the recent decade.

7:33

39

Social Media Landscape

The scene has evolved, organic growth has dramatically slowed down, what to do to keep striving? Hear Alex's perspective in this intimate episode.

5:52

40

My Favorite Software

Alex gives you an in depth look at the apps and websites that he uses in his daily work.

3

Gear - My Camera Bags

Alex dives into the camera bags he brings into the field.

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