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This workshop is everything but ordinary. Alex shares actionable guidance from years of working as a professional photographer. Learn what it takes to make iconic work.
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Editing for consistency
Equipment and gear walkthrough
Technical shot lists for the automotive industry
Key components of pre-production
How to build your brand
Field technique's for shooting cars
Workshop
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
Himalaya Shoot: Pre-Pro
Ep.
13
Field Day: Himalaya Defender
Ep.
14
Canon Shoot: Pre-Pro
Ep.
15
Field Day: 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 In 2020
Ep.
32
The Art of Crafting Mood Boards & Treatments
Ep.
33
Keys To A Fulfilling Photo Career
Ep.
34
3 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 of 2020
Ep.
40
My Favorite Software
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This workshop is everything but ordinary. Alex shares actionable guidance from years of working as a professional photographer. Learn what it takes to make iconic work.
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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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Great Insight
David Alexander Ells
This workshop provides a transparent and thorough look into the industry. It has some good insight into the foundations and how to build your story and brand. You are taken behind the scenes to see how to take on a project from the idea to the delivery. It gives you the tools to build the business side of things and the inspiration to get started. The content is engaging and easy to watch. On top of that, it gives you access to a community of other aspiring content creators to learn from and connect with. Watch everything through and take notes.
AMAZING INSIGHT
Juan Bustabad
This workshop is so engaging and right to the point on each and every topic covered from editing to BTS of commercial shoots to the business side of photography. My wife and I were extremely fortunate to sign up for this as we recently transitioned to content creation full time. We’ve been able to improve our editing skills, gain more confidence with shoots and how to approach pricing, first pitches and structuring our media kit. Learning from a legend like Alex Strohl is a no-brainer! Thank you so much for pouring your passion out into every video you created in this. It’s honestly been so helpful—definitely recommend!
Inspiring
Alex Samuels
Top class workshop. Throughout each video I'd get more and more inspired. Which, at the end of the workshop, had me excited to try and put everything to use. The layout of it overall is also what really stood out to me. Nothing felt like it was randomly thrown it. Each time I moved onto a new module the content flowed. Answering the one or two questions that may have popped into my head. The best teachers anticipate what you may be thinking and this workshop does it well.
Great Insight
David Alexander Ells
This workshop provides a transparent and thorough look into the industry. It has some good insight into the foundations and how to build your story and brand. You are taken behind the scenes to see how to take on a project from the idea to the delivery. It gives you the tools to build the business side of things and the inspiration to get started. The content is engaging and easy to watch. On top of that, it gives you access to a community of other aspiring content creators to learn from and connect with. Watch everything through and take notes.
AMAZING INSIGHT
Juan Bustabad
This workshop is so engaging and right to the point on each and every topic covered from editing to BTS of commercial shoots to the business side of photography. My wife and I were extremely fortunate to sign up for this as we recently transitioned to content creation full time. We’ve been able to improve our editing skills, gain more confidence with shoots and how to approach pricing, first pitches and structuring our media kit. Learning from a legend like Alex Strohl is a no-brainer! Thank you so much for pouring your passion out into every video you created in this. It’s honestly been so helpful—definitely recommend!
Inspiring
Alex Samuels
Top class workshop. Throughout each video I'd get more and more inspired. Which, at the end of the workshop, had me excited to try and put everything to use. The layout of it overall is also what really stood out to me. Nothing felt like it was randomly thrown it. Each time I moved onto a new module the content flowed. Answering the one or two questions that may have popped into my head. The best teachers anticipate what you may be thinking and this workshop does it well.
Useful and Motivating
Nicole Schroeder
I came into this course without professional training in photography, but after learning steadily as an amateur over years. Alex is very open with his techniques for both photography and business, and this helped me see where I was on the right track and where I could improve. I took notes on editing and business, and I was able to immediately draw on those to improve my photos, better convert to web, and begin pitching with a media kit. The network is a fun, positive way to network and run things by people, as well! It helps keep you accountable. Thanks guys!
Prepare to take the next step!
Josh McGarel
I have been doing small paid photo gigs for years and over the last year I have poured everything into it to try and make the step and pursue dream projects with dream brands. There’s little to no info on how to do this and it’s been a struggle, but this workshop not only got me inspired and motivated to shoot, but made everything seem possible and answered all the questions I had for getting to the next level. I’ve been glued to the workshop and it’s given me the confirming word I needed to put together some awesome projects. I can’t wait to get into them!
Business Value and Motivation
Francisco T Santos
Mostly for the business content, the things that Alex teaches are super valuable for start building some career for ourselves. Usually when workshops bring business content it's just theory and self interpretation. But here Alex shows real cases and explains why you should do some things. It was really helpful for me and my motivation to keep going with photography! Add to that we have this great community where we can talk to each other and meet another adventurers like yourselves. It's the first workshop I can really say it's a must!

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

Himalaya Shoot: Pre-Pro

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

20:30

13

Field Day: Himalaya Defender

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

Canon Shoot: 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

Field Day: 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 In 2020

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 Mood Boards & 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

3 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 of 2020

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.

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