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Imagen Photography is an award winning visual content development studio, focusing on photography, video and creative direction.


Photography

We are visual storytellers. We use visual language to tell great stories. Creating images using visual language gives us greater insights into how the audience will “read” and react to your message. It’s like we can see into your audience's minds. The benefits of this skill for our clients: more effective communications, increased brand awareness, more engagement, more sharing, and the list goes on.

Video

Visual language enhances our ability to create videos that entertain, inform, and engage your audience. Our videos win the battle for your audience's valuable viewing time by tellng great stories with high production values. In our experience you have to give the people what they expect and then more. The benefits for you are return visits, growing brand citizenship and more reasons to share socially.

Services

You believe in doing things right and want the best for your budget, thats what makes us great partners. Our partnerships are based on your needs and the scope of each project. We can lead projects, build dedicated teams, or support your existing team with creative and/or production. This way, you get what you need to be successful.

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Workshops

Digital Photography

The goal of this workshop track is to take students from wanting to get good pictures to creating photographs that "wow". We begin by building a strong foundation of technical know-how. This leads to students gaining the confidence needed to make proper exposures in a variety of conditions. From the technical we move forward to developing creativity. Students learn to make more interesting images by "seeing" the world around them through the camera. Everyone at one time has said, "I wish I could have taken this picture the way I saw it in my mind". The Digital Photography track gives students the knowledge, processes and creative development to make photographs the way they “see” them in their mind.

Track Info...

Testimonials

"I wanted to know more about my camera and take better pictures. Now I do." ~ Kelli S
"Jason is an energetic, encouraging and knowledgable instructor." ~ Richard G

Program Details

In the foundation courses you will learn about the camera's functions and operations, lenses, the basics of exposure and composition, in conjunction with developing your way of "seeing" through your camera. The Photographic Process will be introduced as a way to consistently make better pictures.

The following courses are focused on taking your technical abilities and creative pursuits to the next level. Photography is not the simple act of taking pictues of what happens in front of our cameras. Photography is a way for us to direct or observe the world around us with an ever attentive eye and show others how we "see" it.This is the core trait the great photographers we all admire have and one you will acquire by challenging yourself to get consistently get better.

Key Deliverables

  • Strong technical foundation
  • Working with the Photographic Process
  • Advanced creative development
  • Exploring photographic genres and styles
  • History of photography and learning from the masters

Target Audience

  • You are new to photography and want a solid foundation to build from
  • You take pictues that sometimes turn out and you want to be more consistent and make better pictues
  • People keep saying "you should be a photographer" and want to create images
  • You want to be with a group of people who are going to push you to new technical and creative hights

Courses

  • Fundamentals of Digital Photography
  • Digital Photography Session One
  • Digital Photography Session Two
  • Visual Language
  • Critique Sessions

Lighting

The Lighting track has been designed to remove the fear and intimidation many photographers feel when they begin working with lighting. The goal of the track is to get students enjoying all the creative possibilities of working with ambient, flash, continuous and strobe lighting. We start by learning lighting theory, then exposure control and lighting modifiers. We explore lighting for indoor and outdoor shoots, as well as working in the studio.The Lighting track is a great way for students to become confident working with all kinds of lighting, in all kinds of situations and getting images that wow.

Track Info...

Testimonials

People who are just starting out ~ RMH
People who are just starting out ~ RJH

Program Details

Are you intimidated by your flash? Have you ever wanted to build lighting into your photography to produce extraordinary images? The Lighting track will take you from a deer in headlights to knowing a plethora about ambient, flash, continuous and strobe lighting (Yes, we know what a plethora is).

The rumors you have heard are true, you will learn lighting theory. But, the theory is delivered in an exciting and easy to understand way. You will go on to learn exposure control and light modification. The practical applications of the Lighting track workshops take you through lighting for portraiture, locations, events, compositing and more.

Photography is about capturing light and when you control the light you are capturing the creative possibilities are endless.

Key Deliverables

  • Basic skills
  • A genuine horcoff jersey

Target Audience

  • People who are just starting out
  • Those with limited experience

Courses

  • Course A.1
  • Course A.2

Post Production

Post production is essential for anyone working in digital photography. The Post Production track focuses on students developing efficient digital workflows, image processing techniques, archiving strategies and best practices for presenting their photography. Students learn industry tested techniques and strategies for working in Lightroom and Photoshop, as well as being introduced to third party software options. The Post Production track gives students the necessary skill sets to creatively enhance their images, ensure their images are properly managed and archived, along with the technical skills to prepare images for print and publishing.

Track Info...

Testimonials

I began not knowing anything about Post Production and now I am shooting to composite images. ~ Adam G
My images look great. It wasn't easy, but Jason helped me push through to get to where I wanted to be. ~ Nicole M

Program Details

Post Production is where your images go from “that’s a nice picture” to “wow, that’s a great photograph”. During the Post Production track you will learn all the necessary technical and creative skill sets needed to import, enhance, manipulate, and output your images with Lightroom and Photoshop.

You begin by developing an effective workflow for bringing your images from the camera into the digital darkroom. You then learn industry standard techniques for enhancing and manipulating your images to showcase your creativity. When your images are ready to output we look at best practices for printing and publishings.

Post Production can be a tough journey with a steep learning curve. But, once you learn the techniques and processes you will be excited by all your creative potential.

Key Deliverables

    Target Audience

      Courses

      • Getting Started with Lightroom
      • Lightroom Creative
      • Getting Started with Photoshop
      • Photoshop Fundamentals
      • Photoshop Compositing Basics
      • Photoshop Compositing Advanced

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