In the Zone: Family Photography Uncovered
with Tarah Sweeney
4 WEEK WORKSHOP
$300 Full Participation | $150 Study Along
Get in the zone and learn to document, pose and capture families authentically.
Learn everything you need to know about lifestyle family photography! From creating natural posing to digging deep to pull out genuine emotion and connection, take your family photography to the next level! We’ll also discuss troubleshooting and difficult sessions as well as preparation, locations, editing and more! You will leave this class with the confidence you need to work with families and create a beautiful family gallery for anyone!
Best to know and use manual mode on DSLR.
what you’ll get
4 PDFs that will give you the confidence to take your family photography to the next level.
Behind the scenes videos covering everything you need to know to photograph families.
DAILY INSTRUCTOR-LED Q&A
Full participation students engage in instructor-led discussion and Q&A for daily interaction and support. Study along students have full viewing access.
Videos that will take you through different family sessions to understand both the flow of the session in addition to the specific prompts and poses that were used to create specific photographs.
INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT FEEDBACK & CRITIQUE
Full Participation students receive extensive personal video critiques of weekly assignment submissions.
Study Along Students have full viewing access.
Learn Tarah's tips and tricks for creating beautiful family photographs that will make you stand out!
Creating, envisioning and executing posing and ideas.
Using inspiration to create unique "bullet points" and natural flow for a session.
Preparation for sessions.
Learning to dig deep and work within the human experience to truly pull out more than "smiling at the camera".
Learning and utilizing emotional intelligence
How to begin a session with steps that allow you to create incredible variety to a gallery and have happy clients
Working on location in home, on the beach, rustic style etc.,
Learning and understanding how location and light changes the vibe.
Working to create magic in any location.
Fresh 48 session
Learning about minimal changes that will actually enhance a gallery
In depth editing
Culling and process
about your instructor
Tarah Sweeney is a self-taught professional and successful portrait and wedding photographer in San Diego, CA. She is first and foremost a wife and mother to three little ones and she spends her days photographing their daily adventures.
how it works
Full Participation students engage in an interactive online classroom experience that includes instructor-led group discussions and detailed, personalized guidance for the duration of the workshop. Full participation students post their assignments in the workshop and receive critique each week.
Study Along students have access to all materials and are able to view all content and conversation in the main workshop. Study along students will not be able to ask the instructor questions or request instructor feedback on their assignments, but they can follow along with instructor critiques of the Full Participation assignments.
Class content is organized into simple steps as part of a clear, self-guided pathway inside your private online classroom, so you can check off each interactive step as you go.
GET WEEKLY LESSONS
Each week, you'll receive a set of course materials, which typically includes written & video content. All course materials are yours to download and keep.
STUDY & ASK QUESTIONS
You'll get access to a private online classroom for sharing and discussion. The instructor is present every day to answer questions and offer encouragement.
COMPLETE WEEKLY ASSIGNMENTS
Students receive an assignment to complete each week; full participation students will receive instructor feedback on submitted assignments.