Discover everything you need to know to take your photography to the next level. I’ll cover all the essentials including the best gear to buy and how to use it to get the most value. We’ll deep-dive through advanced photo techniques and my creative workflow both before a shoot and out in the field. You’ll also get an exclusive insight into my full editing process (On both Adobe Lightroom + Photoshop) in 8 hours of content.
With the right tools and my processes under your belt, I’ll then walk you through step by step what it takes to run a successful business and exactly how to get paying clients.
8 hours of content spread across 8 modules with 55 HD videos, available on desktop and mobile. Scroll down to see what’s included in each module.
Module 1: Introduction
Get to know Jacob and find out what you’ll be learning during the course
1.1 - Welcome
1.2 - My Story
1.3 - 6 steps to success
Module 2: The Equipment
Jacob talks through the equipment he recommends for you to use at different stages and takes you through the gear he uses on a daily basis and why.
2.1 - My Opening Thoughts
2.2 - What Camera to Buy?
2.3 - What Lenses to Buy?
2.4 - What Drone to Buy?
2.5 - Unboxing the DJI Mavic 2 Pro
2.6 - What Computer and Hard Drives to Buy?
2.7 - What’s in my Camera Bag?
2.8 - Best Entry Level Set up to Get Paid Work
Module 3: The Technical
Jacob walks you through the technical elements of a camera and what each setting does, including special tips on how he sets up his own camera
3.1 - Exposure (Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO)
3.2 - White Balance
3.3 - Picture Style
3.4 - Colour Space
3.5 - RAW or JPEG
MODULE 4: THE CREATIVE
In this module Jacob shares his creative process and mindset, giving you unparalleled access into how he thinks on a shoot and in post production
4.1 Developing Style
4.2 10 Composition and perspective techniques
4.3 Creative blocks
4.4 Planning a shoot
4.5 Things I wish I knew when I started
4.6 Traditional vs modern day photography - Exposing correctly etc.
MODULE 5: IN THE FIELD
Join Jacob on location around the world as he takes you through his process when shooting, including field days with Sam Kolder & Jord Hammond
5.1 How to shoot from an open-door helicopter: Barcelona
5.2 Sunrise Mahagiri Shoot: Bali #1
5.3 Sunrise Drone Shoot with Jord Hammond
5.4 Sunset Photo & Drone Shoot with Sam Kolder
6.5 How to edit sunset/sunrise images
MODULE 6 (Cont'd): THE EDITING (Photoshop)
Take your images to the next level as Jacob teaches you his Photoshop process on how he creates some of his most iconic photos
6.13 Clone Stamping
6.14 Sky replacements
6.15 Blending different photo elements
6.16 Resizing objects in images
6.17 Dodge & Burn tools
Module 7: Edit with Jacob
Download the included RAW & JPEG images and edit alongside Jacob as you pull all the skills you have just learnt together
7.1 Edit with Jacob: Image #1
7.2 Edit with Jacob: Image #2
7.3 Edit with Jacob: Image #3
7.4 Edit with Jacob: Image #4 (BONUS EPISODE - Only with Pre-Order)
MODULE 8: THE BUSINESS
Learn how to work with brands, make money through photography and crush your Instagram game, including an exclusive interview with Beautiful Destinations CEO Jeremy Jauncey
8.1 Interview: Jeremy Jauncey CEO Beautiful Destinations
8.2 My sources of revenue
8.3 How to grow on Instagram
8.4 Working with brands
8.5 How much should I charge?
8.6 Pitch decks and mood boards
8.7 Brand outreach
8.8 Finding the right client email addresses