• Instructors

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    Drue Schnelle

  • Skill Level

    Level 2

    You can work a camera, and you want to take your photos to the next level.

  • What You Get

    2 hours of learning

    + 11 segments

    + Affinity Photo and Photoshop Actions

    + 10% Moment discount

  • Learn To

    Build your own DIY studio and shoot professional-looking photos at home.

    • Plan your shoots for success
    • Get creative with props in your DIY studio
    • Make any light work
    • Compose and direct super-refined portraits
    • Advanced retouching techniques

What You'll Learn

You'll learn how to create studio-grade portraits and product photos without pro equipment.

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Intro

1/11

Drue introduces you to the lesson, talks about his story, and tells how he got into shooting portraits and product photography.

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Gear: What You Need & What You Already Have

2/11

You don’t need the most expensive gear out there to create powerful images. In reality, it’s about learning to use what you have a...

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What Makes a Good Photo

3/11

Drue breaks down some of his favorite images and the techniques he used to get them.

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Shooting Portraits: Part 1 | Bedroom

4/11

Drue starts off by showing you how to take professional images in the simplest of places, your bedroom. Using only windows, lamps,...

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Shooting Portraits: Part 2 | Staircase

5/11

A cramped, narrow staircase doesn’t prevent Drue from getting creative. In this section, he’ll show you how to use available light...

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Shooting Portraits: Part 3 | Bathroom

6/11

Shooting in your bathroom may not seem like the best place to get quality images, but we challenged Drue to see what he could achi...

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Shooting Products: Part 1 | Donut

7/11

In this section, you’ll see the behind the scenes how Drue created one of his most iconic images. You’ll learn about how to shoot ...

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Shooting Products: Part 2 | Shoes

8/11

In this section, you’ll see Drue breakdown another one of his favorite photos. This spec image led to Drue building a relationship...

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iPad Editing Workflow

9/11

What makes Drue unique, is that his entire editing process is done solely on his iPad using Affinity Photo (but his techniques can...

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Editing (4 Sections)

10/11

Drue shows you how to edit four photos he shot earlier in the lesson, two portraits and two product images. He'll show you how to ...

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Conclusion

11/11

Thanks for watching! Drue wraps up the course with some final notes.

Drue Schnelle

Hi, everyone! I'm Drue, a photographer - originally from LA - but now living in Nashville.
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