Light & Love with Caroline Tran


A Storytelling Photography Workshop

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  • Learn from Renown Photographer, Caroline Tran
  • Get Tips on How to Get Featured & Build Your Brand
  • Create Beautiful Portraits with Film & Digital
  • Over 4 Hours of HD Video Instruction
  • Total File Size: 10.4 GB
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Learn Only from the Best in portrait Photography

Known for her ethereal, romantic style of photography, Caroline is one of the most featured photographers on prestigious wedding websites like Ceremony Magazine, The Knot, Destination Weddings, Style Me Pretty, Green Wedding Shoes and Grace Ormond Wedding Style. She’s built a sought-after wedding, portrait and commercial photography business in Los Angeles and frequently teaches at conferences like WPPI and Imaging USA.

Become a sucessful Storyteller

Do more than just take amazing imagery and tell a captivating narrative that genuinely showcases your client's story.

Go in-depth with Caroline as you learn the essentials to telling a compelling story for your clients. This portion of the workshop covers:

  • Why The Story Matters
  • How to Control the Location
  • Wardrobe & Makeup
  • Telling Your Clients' Story


Create Soft & Romantic Portraits
with Film & Digital


Make the most out of each of your frames and learn the details to Caroline's film and digital shooting workflow. Get your inside look into Caroline's personal favorites when it comes to:

  • 35mm vs. 120mm
  • Which Films Stocks to Use
  • Which Cameras to Use
  • Film Labs and Printers


Learn Lighting for 
Radiant Imagery


Discover all the ways to best light your scenes and more for the most incredible photographs. This portion of the workshop will cover:

  • Framing & Backgrounds
  • Using the Reflector & Finding the Best Light
  • 3 Magic Angles
  • Light Meter & Sunny 16 Rule
  • Shooting Details & Food

Partner Discounts


As a bonus, Caroline's favorite print lab, Richard Photo Lab, will be giving you 20% off your order with the purchase of this workshop. Your coupon will be included in your download.

Chapter One
Creating a Consistent Style


  • Intro
  • Creating Your Style
  • Communicating Your Style to Clients
  • How to Start Booking Clients
  • Social Media and Blogging Strategy
  • Committing to Consistency


Chapter two
The Power of Storytelling


  • Getting Started with Storytelling
  • How to Control the Location
  • How to Guide Wardrobe and Makeup
  • How to Tell Your Clients' Story
  • Using Clients' Props
  • Intro to Styled Shoots
  • How to Incorporate Color Theory
  • Shooting for the Final Product


Chapter Three
Posing & Communication


  • Intro to Posing
  • Using Non-Verbal Cues
  • Genuine Reactions and Flattering Photos
  • Walking Poses
  • Cake Toppers Pose
  • Carry and Lift Poses
  • Modified Prom Pose
  • Sitting and Lying Poses
  • Sitting Down-Posing Men
  • Close Up Shots and Getting Emotions
  • Using Reflectors for Lighting

Chapter Four
Lighting and Composition


  • Intro to Caroline's Lighting
  • Backlighting - Lighting for Radiant Portraits
  • Framing and Backgrounds
  • Three Magic Angles
  • Compositions for Details and Food


Chapter Five
How to Shoot Film


  • Why Shoot Film
  • 35mm vs. 120mm Film
  • Favorite Film Stock
  • Film Labs and Printers - How to Get Caroline's Look
  • Light Meter and Sunny 16 Rule


Chapter Six
Live Shooting Behind the Scenes


  • Behind the Scenes - Outdoor Couples Portraits - Michelle and Grady Part 1
  • Behind the Scenes - Outdoor Couples Portraits - Michelle and Grady Part 2
  • Behind the Scenes - Fireplace Portraits - Hanna and Steve
  • Behind the Scenes - Styles Details
  • Behind the Scenes - Chairs and Fireplace - Hanna and Steve
  • Behind the Scenes - Necklace and Earrings - Hanna and Steve
  • Behind the Scenes - Outdoor Couples Portraits - Hanna and Steve Part 1
  • Behind the Scenes - Outdoor Couples Portraits - Hanna and Steve Part 2
  • Behind the Scenes - Outdoor Couples Portraits - Hanna and Steve Part 3


Bonus
Business Advice


  • How Caroline Got Started
  • How to Grow Your Business
  • How to Get Published
  • General Q&A
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