Learn to harness the light in your own home and out and about in your daily life. No light is off-limits once you know how to use it.
The Light Inside is a four week beginner course on finding and using available light in you daily life, whether it is natural or artificial. Most of our lives happen outside of golden hour, and learning to work with the light you have will allow you to preserve memories throughout the year. In this course you will learn the basic properties of light and how to utilize those properties to create the images you want anytime & anywhere.
Students must have a basic understanding of manual mode and proper exposure. The instructor will demonstrate edits using both Lightroom & Photoshop
what you’ll get
4 weekly lesson PDFs (formatted for print or on-screen viewing)
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. Custom audios/videos based on student Q&A.
7 shooting videos & 6 editing videos.
INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT FEEDBACK & CRITIQUE
Full Participation students receive extensive personal audio critiques of weekly assignment submissions.
Study Along Students have full viewing access.
Basics of Light
Directions of Light
Inverse Square Law
Size & Distance of Light Source
How to Achieve Hard & Soft Light
Light Temperature/White Balance
Experiment with light direction identifying the benefits and challenges of each
Moving beyond the basics
Natural Light Indoors
Modifying Natural Light
Finding Light in a Dark Home
Using a single window, how many looks can you achieve
Artificial Light Indoors
Pockets of Light
Challenges of Shooting in Public & How to Overcome Them
Shoot an everyday image utilizing available, artificial light
Editing Natural Light Indoors & Choosing Black & White
Adding, Removing, & Shaping Light
Dodge & Burn
Shooting for Black & White
When & How to Convert Image to Black & White
Shoot an image in challenging light and correct issues in processing; determine if black & white is a good option for the image
about your instructor
Kate Luber is a Clickin Moms Mentor and has been a member of Clickin Moms since 2012. A central Oklahoma portrait and lifestyle photographer, her primary passion is capturing her two young daughters’ childhood in magical ways. From the everyday moments to styled portraits, Kate infuses fun and humor with a dash of drama into her images. By day, you’ll find Kate working full-time in the banking industry and surviving on Diet Coke, sushi, and chocolate. Her other passion is dance, and she has found an outlet for both in dance photography; you can see her work featured with Oklahoma City Ballet & Tulsa Ballet. Kate has been published in Click Magazine, Lemonade & Lenses, and Child Portrait Competition to name a few. Follow Kate on Instagram to see her most recent work.
how it works
All class content is organized into simple steps as part of a clear, self-guided pathway inside your private online classroom. You'll check off each interactive step as you go, from completing readings and watching videos to student Q&A and assignment submissions.
download weekly lessons
Each week, students receive a set of course materials, which generally include a PDF and instructional videos. All course materials are yours to download and keep.
Materials vary by program
study & ask questions
Your registration includes access to a private online workshop for sharing and discussion. The workshop is open 24 hours a day so that you can learn and join discussions on your own schedule. The instructor is present in the workshop every day to answer questions and offer encouragement.
complete weekly assignments
Students receive an assignment to complete each week that pertains to the topics covered in the course materials and builds upon class discussion throughout the week.
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.