What You'll Learn
In this lesson, you'll learn to refine your vision and create images with purpose.
Joe’s ethos behind his photography, what drives him, and why it’s imperative to find your “why” behind photography.
Sunrise in the Tetons
Wake up and start learning Joe’s methods for creating simple, stunning landscape photos -- all set with the Grand Tetons as an epic backdrop.
What Is Photographic Storytelling?
Sit down with Joe as he discusses what “photographic storytelling” means, and how you can achieve photos that go further than the Instagram-world.
What Makes a Photo Great
Learn what makes a photo compelling, rich, and meaningful. How do you build a photo around emotion, story, and purpose.
Sunset in the Tetons | Parts 1 & 2
As the sun falls in the sky, Joe goes hunting for light. Learn how to create movement and texture in this field session.
Sunrise at the Barn
In this impromptu section, learn how to use a subject to add an element of foreground. Joe explains how capturing multiple layers can turn a photo from flat to compelling.
Driving North | Parts 1 & 2
The crew starts traveling north. Joe stops along the way to shoot some photos and talk about incorporating other sensory details into his work. We take some pit stops along the road to capture beauty in some unlikely places, and Joe teaches the value of spontaneity and staying flexible.
Documenting Life on the Ranch | Parts 1 - 3
The crew arrives in Montana to photograph life on the ranch. Learn how to take captivating candid shots. Joe shoots both black & white and color in this section.
Finding Your Photographic Voice
The road trip comes to an end in Whitefish, Montana. Sit down with Joe to chat about finding your unique voice, develop your style, and rewiring your brain to create meaningful photographs.
Portraits in Glacier National Park
Catching some more golden light -- In this portrait session with Joe’s wife, Maddie, Joe shows you how to shoot masterful portraits with intention.
Photo Editing | Parts 1 & 2
In this section, Joe walks you through his process of editing photos, how to create emotion, and develop photos that truly tell a story.
Joe wraps up the lesson with some final thoughts.
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