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Aaron Brimhall is best known for his iconic work for Mercedes Benz, Aston Martin, and Volvo. In this workshop, learn from a legend as Aaron shares everything you need to know about working with car brands. From pitching, pre-production, to shooting in the field and stylistic editing – this workshop teaches you the playbook for automotive photography.
What you'll
learn:
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
Meet Aaron
Ep.
2
Workshop Overview
Ep.
3
Equipment Breakdown
Ep.
4
Building Your Brand
Ep.
5
Getting Work through Spec Shoots
Ep.
6
Pre-Production
Ep.
7
Shooting Hero Shots During A Technical Angle Study
Ep.
8
Getting Creative with Exterior Detail Shots
Ep.
9
Shooting Interior Panoramas of The Dash
Ep.
10
Illustrating Motion with Rolling Shots
Ep.
11
Editing Concepts & Philosophy
Ep.
12
Editing: 3/4ths Front
Ep.
13
Editing: 3/4th Rear
Ep.
14
Editing: Finishing the Interior Dash
Ep.
15
Editing: Making A Preset
Ep.
16
Editing: Adjusting Presets for Specific Photos
Ep.
17
Workshop Review
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Aaron Brimhall is best known for his iconic work for Mercedes Benz, Aston Martin, and Volvo. In this workshop, learn from a legend as Aaron shares everything you need to know about working with car brands. From pitching, pre-production, to shooting in the field and stylistic editing – this workshop teaches you the playbook for automotive photography.

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Brand-New
The Automotive Photography Workshop
Aaron Brimhall is best known for his iconic work for Mercedes Benz, Aston Martin, and Volvo. In this workshop, learn from a legend as Aaron shares everything you need to know about working with car brands. From pitching, pre-production, to shooting in the field and stylistic editing – this workshop teaches you the playbook for automotive photography.
17 Episodes
Spec Shoot for Ford
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What You'll Learn

  • Field technique for shooting cars
  • Technical shot lists for the automotive industry
  • How to build your brand
  • Equipment and gear walkthrough
  • Key components of pre-production
  • Editing for consistency

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Aaron Brimhall
Aaron is best known for his high action shots and motorcycle imagery. He has worked with high profile clients such as Land Rover, VISA, Toyota, and Urban Outfitters.
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Workshop Curriculum

13:23

1

Meet Aaron

Aaron Brimhall is best known for her iconic work for Mercedes Benz, Aston Martin, and Volvo. In this episode he talks about his origins in commercial photography, and how he saw what he wanted in life, and worked hard to start achieving it.

2:53

2

Workshop Overview

Welcome to the Automotive Photography Workshop. Aaron gives an overview of what to expect to learn, and how he approaches shooting & editing.

16:12

3

Equipment Breakdown

Aaron breaks down the equipment he uses in the field. His camera, lens, and filters + tripods.

7:31

4

Building Your Brand

Ever wondered how to find your distinct style in the commercial world? Aaron explains what has worked for him, and how he see's it as one of his biggest strengths.

14:20

5

Getting Work through Spec Shoots

Brands hire you for the work they see you do. Aaron gives color into his practice of doing 1 spec shoot a month to build a larger portfolio to get more clients.

9:22

6

Pre-Production

There are many factors that go into a successful shoot. Aaron works us through his pre-production process and gives insights into some of his tricks.

14:54

7

Shooting Hero Shots During A Technical Angle Study

Aaron walks us through how to shoot the 3/4 Front Hero shots brands use for spreads. He illustrates every single angle you need to shoot, and how to precisely keep the background consistent.

8:09

8

Getting Creative with Exterior Detail Shots

Follow Aaron as he explores the exterior of the Ford Raptor, finding interesting compositions with light & shadow. He walks us through all the necessary details to capture for car brands: the badge, the running lights, and back-up cameras.

13:35

9

Shooting Interior Panoramas of The Dash

Aaron breaks down the process of shooting hero dashboard photos for magazines and web. He takes a series bracketed photos ensuring there is no distortion to lines of the car.

9:59

10

Illustrating Motion with Rolling Shots

We follow Aaron into the "birdbox" - a custom trailer attachment he uses to allow him to get ultra low to the ground. He explains why he loves low shots, and shows us how to convey a feeling of motion in our photographs.

2:09

11

Editing Concepts & Philosophy

Aaron shares how he prepares for the edit when shooting, and his mindset to creating specific “looks" and fine-tuning presets.

20:03

12

Editing: 3/4ths Front

Aaron walks us through the process of touching up the first of two technical angle study photos. He highlights specific things to keep an eye out for, and shows how his editing process starts with a preset, and finishes with photo-specific improvements.

15:04

13

Editing: 3/4th Rear

Aaron walks us through the process of touching a second technical angle study.

18:12

14

Editing: Finishing the Interior Dash

Aaron walks us through his process for combining the bracketed photos he took, and then stitches them together into a panorama to prevent any distortion of the vehicle.

32:31

15

Editing: Making A Preset

Presets are a great foundation. Aaron talks through his process of creating a preset for a specific set of photos, and demonstrates how to save it to your preset library.

9:39

16

Editing: Adjusting Presets for Specific Photos

Presets are great building blocks, and Aaron shows us how he starts with a preset and then will fine-tune it for specific photographs.

6:01

17

Workshop Review

Aaron recaps the most important lessons and themes from his workshop.

  • 17 Episodes
  • Spec Shoot for Ford
  • 4 Editing Episodes

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