There is light within us all, and the light of a child is the most radiant. In this course, Tracy Sweeney of Elan Studio takes you on a dazzling journey exploring Littles and Light, showing you how she documents children in all their natural brilliance in outdoor settings to create dreamy images.
Discover how Tracy effortlessly evokes honest emotion from children juxtaposed in a variety of settings, even those that are not always optimal. You'll learn how to harness natural light in some of the most challenging situations as you work with children. You'll see how Tracy chooses locations, styles sessions, creates visual stories, interacts and poses children, and edits her images to craft magical, light-filled images her clients cherish. Join Tracy and learn how to create images of littles that really shine.
Take your family portrait skills to the next level with Tracy Sweeney! Join Tracy for an in-depth look at her process for creating beautiful images in even the drabbest locations. In this class you will learn what to look for in locations, how to minimize background distractions, what to think about when choosing a lens, how to make the most of available light, techniques for posing families, and so much more. Tracy demonstrates her process during two on locations shoots, with one in an urban industrial setting and another in a more natural rural location. Tracy ends the class with a look at her post processing workflow from the two on location shoots.
Learn how to cultivate beautiful memories for your client families! Join Tracy Sweeney as she shares her years of experience as a family photographer to help you prepare for success in this business. Tracy starts off the class with a focus on planning, preparation, and scouting; all of which will help you get the most out of your session while feeling confident and looking professional. From there you’ll witness Tracy at work with two different families in a park and on the beach. Tracy talks through her approach to lighting, to working with the families, the importance of building a relationship with the family members, and how she poses them as a group and one-on-one. After the shooting is done, you’ll head to the studio where Tracy teaches you her post processing workflow from Lightroom through Photoshop to create the final images that go on to become family treasures for years to come.
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Live Newborns with detailed editing videos! In this online course, Tracy Sweeney of Elan Studio will teach you how to style, pose and photograph live newborns, from initial concept to final image. All six sets are taught in detail from initial concept to the completion of the final image. Prop setup, newborn wrapping, posing, photographing and post-processing (in Lightroom and Photoshop). 30 instructional videos with over 3-hours of content!
Join Tracy Sweeney for a masterclass in newborn photography! Filmed on location in Tracy’s studio, you’ll learn the essentials for getting started photographing newborns. Safety and comfort is job one in newborn photography, and Tracy starts off sharing her methods for keeping babies safe, warm, and soothed. From there, Tracy takes you through her choice of gear and lighting, and then gives you a front row seat for a series of newborn sessions. You’ll learn how to wrap the baby, how to pose the baby on a variety of props, and how to maximize the time spent on set to give you a variety of looks in a short amount of time. Family photos are part of the package, and Tracy shares her process for working with the family in a variety of configurations. After the shooting is done, you’ll learn Tracy’s workflow in Lightroom and Photoshop for creating the final polished images that go on to become timeless heirlooms for the family.
Join Tracy Sweeney to learn how she creates authentic and dynamic photos of siblings in rain or shine. In this class Tracy shares from her treasure trove of secrets to ensure you can achieve the shots that parents just cannot create on their own. From the importance of managing expectations and planning a session to capturing the final images, Tracy teaches you what she’s learned from years of experience. You’ll even get to watch Tracy work her magic during several on-location shoots. By the end of the class you’ll be on the road to developing an effective workflow that’s guaranteed to give you confidence and wow those family clients.
Ignite more enthusiasm in your photography business! Join Tracy Sweeney as she shares time tested and proven techniques to help you create a sustainable business with repeat clients. Tracy is all about the client experience, and in this class she shares her secrets for building lifelong clients through attention to detail, creating emotional connection, setting clear expectations, developing consistency in branding, and so much more. By the end of class your head will be swimming with new ideas you can infuse into your own business!
Join Tracy Sweeney as she shares her best practices for photographing these little movers like a pro. In this class Tracy teaches you the importance of setting expectations with the parents and shares her tips for coaching the families through a session. You’ll learn her approach to posing toddlers and creating natural opportunities for keeping them engaged. You’ll get to see Tracy putting it into practice through three different live shoots with toddlers and their parents, and at the end of the class Tracy shares her post processing workflow to help you become more efficient at creating your final images. With all of these tips and techniques in your bag of tricks you’ll be ready to create dynamic portraits that your clients will cherish.