What we're about

The NEXT Workshop Series focus on real techniques and strategies you can put into place immediately to improve your skills and career. If you're a beginner, student or need to brush up your fundamental skills this will be a workshop well worth it. As with every NEXT Workshop this workshop is interactive. You will learn, write, and shoot. And be better by the end of the day.

Hosting TWO different workshops / meetups! The first is THE STARTER which is a beginners photography class where you will learn to master your DSLR camera. The second is THE CREATOR which is designed for photographers who have some experience, general camera knowledge and who are ready to take their skills and career to the NEXT level.

THE STARTER:
* Master manual mode and learn all the fundamentals hands on.
* Learn depth of field, ISO/Exposure/Aperture, and composition techniques.
* Bonus introduction to understanding lighting indoors and outdoors.
* Students receive worksheets, book list & take home assignments for further self education
* One-on-one instruction
* Photo Walk to practice new techniques
* Beverages and light snacks included

Workshop Schedule:
Coffee & Snacks / Meet & Greet: 9:30am-10am
Hands On Camera Fundamentals 10am-11am
Introduction to Lighting 11am-12pm
Interactive Photo Walk 12pm-1pm
Discussion and One on One Questions 1pm-1:30pm

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THE CREATOR:

* Shoot with professional, styled models and learn skills and techniques hands on from a pro that will immediately improve the quality of your photography.
* Master Lighting indoors and out. Learn how to find and create light anywhere.
* Learn E-Commerce Lighting, Head Shots / Portrait Lighting and Editorial Styles.
* Work on expanding your vision, purpose and creative path.
* Students receive worksheets, book list & take home assignments for further self education
* Beverages and light snacks included

Workshop Schedule:
Meet & Greet with beverages and light snacks: 2pm-2:30pm
Vision, Creativity, and Camera/Lighting Techniques: 2:30pm-3:30pm
Interactive Live Shooting Teaching with Models: 3:30pm-6pm
Discussion and One on One Questions 6pm-6:30pm

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Previous Students Said:

" The last workshop I went to was way more expensive and was a waste of time. I actually learned so much today."

" All the information was so easy, Christiana is a great teacher... the marketing information... yes!"

" The handouts really helped me. I was surprised to get so many tools to succeed. Now I just have to put it into action!"

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Workshop is lead by Christiana Lucratif, a professional photographer in downtown Los Angeles who has worked with publications, celebrities, influencers, and clothing brands. Her style and subject vary; shooting product, lifestyle, editorial, landscape, and portraits. She has taught several students in one-on-one settings and the NEXT series of workshops with interactive, small groups of no more than 10 where students will get that one-on-one interaction and support.

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NEXT Workshops The Starter | Easily Master Your DSLR

Opulen Studios and Showroom

$69.00

* Bring your DSLR camera! If you don't have one yet that's okay. Send us a message and we may be able to offer you a rental! If you're a beginner, student or need to brush up your fundamental skills this will be a workshop well worth it. As with every NEXT Workshop this workshop is interactive. You will learn, write, and shoot. And be better by the end of the day. Master manual mode and learn all the fundamentals hands on. Learn depth of field, ISO/Exposure/Aperture, and composition techniques. *Bonus introduction to understanding lighting indoors and outdoors. Students receive worksheets, book list & take home assignments for further self education One-on-one instruction Photo Walk to practice new techniques * Beverages and light snacks included Workshop is lead by Christiana Lucratif, a professional photographer in downtown Los Angeles who has worked with publications, celebrities, influencers, and clothing brands. Her style and subject vary; shooting product, lifestyle, editorial, landscape, and portraits. She has taught several students in one-on-one settings and the NEXT series of workshops with interactive, small groups of no more than 10 where students will get that one-on-one interaction and support. See our other workshops at www.lucratifphotography.com/workshops See the instructors work at www.lucratifphotography.com Follow On Instagram @LUCRATIF1 | #NEXTworkshops | @OpulenStudios Location: www.opulenstudios.com

NEXTWorkshops: The Creator | Int. Photography Class | Get To The NEXT Level

Opulen Studios and Showroom

$129.00

* Must have a DSLR with hot shoe, some experience, and general knowledge of camera and photography. Designed for intermediate / mid level / freelance photographers who are ready to get their skills and career to the NEXT level! NEXT Photography Workshops focus on real techniques and strategies you can put into place immediately to improve your photography and career. Learn the top 3 light set ups to make money as a freelance professional photographer. Learn to find and use light wherever you are. No crazy, hard to understand math. Lighting is a natural part of this world and it shouldn't be so complicated! Learn the language of light and how to use it to express your concepts. As with every NEXT Workshop this workshop is interactive. You will learn, write, and shoot. And be better by the end of the day. * Shoot with professional, styled models and learn skills and techniques hands on from a pro that will immediately improve the quality of your photography. * Master Lighting indoors and out. Learn how to find and create light anywhere. * Learn E-Commerce Lighting, Head Shots / Portrait Lighting and Editorial Styles. * Work on expanding your vision, purpose and creative path. * Students receive worksheets, book list & take home assignments for further self education * Beverages and light snacks included Workshop Schedule: Meet & Greet with beverages and light snacks: 2pm-2:30pm Vision, Creativity, and Camera/Lighting Techniques: 2:30pm-3:30pm Interactive Live Shooting Teaching with Models: 3:30pm-6pm Discussion and One on One Questions 6pm-6:30pm Previous Students Said: " The last workshop I went to was way more expensive and was a waste of time. I actually learned so much today." " All the information was so easy, Christiana is a great teacher... the marketing information... yes!" " The handouts really helped me. I was surprised to get so many tools to succeed. Now I just have to put it into action!" ​---- Workshop is lead by Christiana Lucratif, a professional photographer in downtown Los Angeles who has worked with publications, celebrities, influencers, and clothing brands. Her style and subject vary; shooting product, lifestyle, editorial, landscape, and portraits. She has taught several students in one-on-one settings and the NEXT series of workshops with interactive, small groups of no more than 15 where students will get that one-on-one interaction and support.

NEXT Workshops The Starter | Easily Master Your DSLR

Opulen Studios and Showroom

$69.00

* Bring your DSLR camera! If you don't have one yet that's okay. Send us a message and we may be able to offer you a rental! If you're a beginner, student or need to brush up your fundamental skills this will be a workshop well worth it. As with every NEXT Workshop this workshop is interactive. You will learn, write, and shoot. And be better by the end of the day. Master manual mode and learn all the fundamentals hands on. Learn depth of field, ISO/Exposure/Aperture, and composition techniques. *Bonus introduction to understanding lighting indoors and outdoors. Students receive worksheets, book list & take home assignments for further self education One-on-one instruction Photo Walk to practice new techniques * Beverages and light snacks included Workshop is lead by Christiana Lucratif, a professional photographer in downtown Los Angeles who has worked with publications, celebrities, influencers, and clothing brands. Her style and subject vary; shooting product, lifestyle, editorial, landscape, and portraits. She has taught several students in one-on-one settings and the NEXT series of workshops with interactive, small groups of no more than 10 where students will get that one-on-one interaction and support. See our other workshops at www.lucratifphotography.com/workshops See the instructors work at www.lucratifphotography.com Follow On Instagram @LUCRATIF1 | #NEXTworkshops | @OpulenStudios Location: www.opulenstudios.com

NEXTWorkshops: The Creator | Int. Photography Class | Get To The NEXT Level

Opulen Studios and Showroom

$129.00

* Must have a DSLR with hot shoe, some experience, and general knowledge of camera and photography. Designed for intermediate / mid level / freelance photographers who are ready to get their skills and career to the NEXT level! NEXT Photography Workshops focus on real techniques and strategies you can put into place immediately to improve your photography and career. Learn the top 3 light set ups to make money as a freelance professional photographer. Learn to find and use light wherever you are. No crazy, hard to understand math. Lighting is a natural part of this world and it shouldn't be so complicated! Learn the language of light and how to use it to express your concepts. As with every NEXT Workshop this workshop is interactive. You will learn, write, and shoot. And be better by the end of the day. * Shoot with professional, styled models and learn skills and techniques hands on from a pro that will immediately improve the quality of your photography. * Master Lighting indoors and out. Learn how to find and create light anywhere. * Learn E-Commerce Lighting, Head Shots / Portrait Lighting and Editorial Styles. * Work on expanding your vision, purpose and creative path. * Students receive worksheets, book list & take home assignments for further self education * Beverages and light snacks included Workshop Schedule: Meet & Greet with beverages and light snacks: 2pm-2:30pm Vision, Creativity, and Camera/Lighting Techniques: 2:30pm-3:30pm Interactive Live Shooting Teaching with Models: 3:30pm-6pm Discussion and One on One Questions 6pm-6:30pm Previous Students Said: " The last workshop I went to was way more expensive and was a waste of time. I actually learned so much today." " All the information was so easy, Christiana is a great teacher... the marketing information... yes!" " The handouts really helped me. I was surprised to get so many tools to succeed. Now I just have to put it into action!" ​---- Workshop is lead by Christiana Lucratif, a professional photographer in downtown Los Angeles who has worked with publications, celebrities, influencers, and clothing brands. Her style and subject vary; shooting product, lifestyle, editorial, landscape, and portraits. She has taught several students in one-on-one settings and the NEXT series of workshops with interactive, small groups of no more than 15 where students will get that one-on-one interaction and support.

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