What You'll Learn
Andrew teaches you how to land your first gig working with a brand and deliver photos that will bring them back for more.
Meet Andrew Kearns and his story of perseverance that landed him photography projects with some of the world’s largest brands.
Andrew walks you through each step of the workshop and how he will approach his commercial shoot with P’alante.
Andrew shares it all while he dissects his backpack, sling, and go-to gear he brings on a shoot.
Pitching a Client
Learn how Andrew initiates conversation and packages his value, work, and ideas into a PDF for a brand. Watch him build out this approach firsthand for client, P’alante.
Learn Andrew's approach to scouting and planning an upcoming shoot.
Scouting a Location
Join Andrew as he walks us through how he scouts a location for a shoot.
Shooting Story Shots
Watch Andrew get supporting narrative shots for our assignment.
Tips for Talking to Models
Sonora, one of Andrew's models, shares a few invaluable tips on how to direct and talk with models
Shooting Product Photos
Follow along as Andrew continues shooting the assignment, now focusing more on product shots.
We finish out the shoot building a fire at sunset on the beach.
Learn the best keyboard shortcuts for Lightroom, ways to optimize your layout, and how Andrew uses Photo Mechanic before going into Lightroom.
Andrew shares how he edits one of the hero product photos from the shot.
Andrew demonstrates how to make a panorama, fill in area's you may have missed, and how he goes "all-in" on an image.
Some photos don't need the full Lightroom & Photoshop treatment. Andrew shares his approach to quick & easy mobile editing.
Photo Book & Expanding Photography
Andrew shares the process behind his new photo book, and the ways he likes to take photography outside the traditional borders.
Wisdom Nuggets & Knowledge Bombs
Andrew shares some of his philosophies towards professional life, money management, and long-term creative sustainment.
Andrew & Alex Talk Creativity
Andrew and Alex talk freelance life and how to take it to the next level.