Lyf Photography

Lyf Photography

5.0 (2)
1 employee
6 years in business

About this pro

Offer in depth basics and fundamentals of digital, street, event and portrait photography workshops. I create space for a fun and safe learning environment, where we can explore a variety photography best practices. Guaranteed to help you create great photographs while elevating your skills, technique and artistic vision.

The constant growing and learning.  The journey of photography is ongoing and keeps me captivated everyday.  I love to be able to challenge myself and discover further depths of light, composition, and my camera. Another intriguing aspect of photography, is the power that I have commanding my camera and the satisfaction of a beautiful picture captured how you imagined. There is nothing like it! I would like to help you find the same joy and passion, as I do for the world of photography. 

I will help you...

Master Manual Mode

Learn the Basics of Composition

Learn when to break the rules

How to get High Quality images

Execute sharp focus 

and more...

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Credentials

Peabody, MA 01960
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2 Reviews

5.0

  • Mo Desir

    Thoughtful and so creative

  • Love Juju

    Julian has a beautiful eye and warm personality. He told an engaging story with the photos from our fashion shoot that surpassed any expectation I had coming in. I would be happy to work with him again.



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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

1. Meet and Greet

- We will meet and get to know eachother. This way we can find out what type of photography you like to shoot. Here is where we establish goals for your photography and plan a strategy based plan to achieve our objectives in an efficient and fun manner

2. Assessment

- Here we will just go over a few photography questions to asses the skill level. As photography is an ever growing and learning activity this time is to hash out the strengths and not so strengths. This ensures that we do not waste time going over material, to which you are already familiar.

3. Camera and Gear Review

- We will get to know our camera and our gear in and out.  This is one of the most important aspects of raising your photography level. The complexity of digital cameras once broken down manageably does not seem as complex. In fact our goal is to be able to use our equipment like an extension of selves.

4. Intro to photography

- A quick little lesson of photography and how far we have come.  You can not appreciate where you are presently if you don't acknowledge the past and the steps that paved the way.

5. Basic mechanics of composition

- Here we will delve into what makes a good photograph. Also we will dissect a few photographs and see what makes a bad photograph.  This bit is beneficial for cultivating the photographer's eye. Visualizing before even putting your eye to the view finder.

6. Exposure Triangle and Acheiving Sharp Images

- The Holy Grail of photography.  This is the bases on which the camera relies on to capture the light to recod the image. This section is essential for creating quality images. This is also where the creativity of controling what your composition evokes as a mood.

7. In the field exercises

- The fun part where we go out and put the information we've learned and all that we know and test it out. This is the longest portion of the lesson, as it is the most rewarding.  Here I will provide tips and tricks upon requests.

8. Image Review and Selection

- The hardest part for some photographers is to never let go of photos that will not add value to your portfolio. Here is where we review, critique, and cherry pick the cream of our crops

9. Lightroom Edit tips and tricks

- Pretty straight forward. We will add finishing touches to our photographs and learn to export for different medias.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I run private & goup digitial street photography in Boston and Salem, Massachusetts.


How did you get started teaching?

I have always loved adding value where ever I can. I started off by taking photo walks with groups and learned that there were alot of things that my colleagues did not understand about their cameras and basic composition.  This prompted me to help them out with what I knew. The rest snow-balled from there.


What types of students have you worked with?

A wide range of students from teenagers to 70+. I have worked with many genre oriented photographers from street, portrait, to lifestyle. 


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I had a chance to take photographs at a local food drive in Cambridge. I was fond of this event because I had stumbled upon the food drive on MLK day. I walked in and was able to capture some incredible candid moments that touched my heart.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Tet to know your teacher and there work. Ask questions prior to hiring.  Make sure they don't make up answers. I find that anything I don't know right away is an opportunity to find out new information or what I like to call "buried treasure". 

For the most part trust your gut.


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

All questions are good questions.  Any good teacher should be flexible and be able to handle many need requests


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