A Message from Pye and Our Team: In Response to COVID-19

27 Sep 2020

The new SLR Lounge is focused on two-way, interactive education. Live webinars allow our premium members to learn new techniques, stay inspired, and ask questions directly from industry leaders. Since these are only open to our premium members, you can expect attendance to be far less than our previous public webinars. This hopefully gives you the chance to participate more and interact with your fellow premium members of the community.

Be sure to check back every month as we release more of our 2017 webinar schedule. Please note that the topics are subject to change.

Next (Upcoming) Webinar

Check back soon to find out when our next webinar will be!

Previous Webinars

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 | 2PM PST
Topic: Advanced Lightroom Processing for Portraits
Description: Unleash the power of Lightroom! While we love Photoshop, you’ll save a lot of time if you can do the bulk of your processing within Lightroom. Learn tips and tricks for processing your portraits. This webinar is great for all types of portrait photographers, including wedding, newborn, family and headshot photographers.
Instructor: Pye Jirsa
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Thursday, May 12th, 2016 | 3PM PST

Title: Wedding Preparation | Capturing Beauty, Excitement and Emotion
Description: Get pointers on how to capture a wide range of imagery during the first portion of the wedding day. We’ll walk you through our approach to getting creative shots of the hair and makeup process, beautiful bridal portraits, fun bridesmaids photos, emotional photojournalistic moments, dramatic groom’s portraits, fun groomsmen photos and much more.
Instructor: Pye Jirsa
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Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 | 2PM PST


Title: Flattering Female Posing
Description: Join us as we teach you how to pose your female subjects in ways that will best flatter their figure. You’ll learn how to communicate with your female subjects to help them feel comfortable and relaxed.  We’ll also cover how to use small micro adjustments of the body that become necessary in getting great, natural looking poses. These posing guides are for all types of photographers, including wedding, boudoir, lifestyle, portrait, and fashion.
Instructor: Pye Jirsa

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Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 | 6PM PST

Topic: Advanced Flash | Light Shaping & Modification

Description: Join Pye as he teaches advanced flash techniques using small, inexpensive flash modifiers like gels, grids, Magmods, and umbrellas.  Learn concepts like how to control and shape light and how to balance flash and ambient exposure in order to achieve your desired look for any image.

Instructor: Pye Jirsa

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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 | 2PM PST


Topic: Speed Up Your Workflow with the Lightroom Presets

Description: A fast and efficient workflow is just a webinar away! We’re dedicating this webinar to showing you how to use the Lightroom Presets and other time-saving shortcuts to your advantage as a way to help transform your workflow to be the most efficient it can possibly be.

Instructor: Pye Jirsa

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September 27th, 2016


Topic: Storytelling & Photojournalism

Description: This webinar will help you understand how to shoot for the story, when to anticipate for key moments, as well as help guide you through what images work best when telling your clients’  story for  blog posts and albums.

Instructor: Pye Jirsa & Shivani Reddy

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NOVEMBER 15TH, 2016 


Topic: Smart, Simple & Creative Speed Lighting

Description: Join Pye Jirsa and Trevor Dayley as they teach you the tools, process, and techniques to get amazing imagery with small, portable speed lights.

Instructor: Pye Jirsa & Trevor Dayley

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JANUARY 23RD, 2017

Topic: 3 Simple Lighting Techniques for Problematic Scenes
Description: Join Pye as he teaches you the tools, process, and techniques to get amazing imagery with 3 simple lighting techniques perfect to get you out of any sticky situation.

Instructor: Pye Jirsa & Shivani Reddy

Thursday, June 8th, 2017 | 10AM PST

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Topic: Selling More Printed Product
Description:  Photographing for the purpose of designing an album in the future is a notion that stems from a simple sales standpoint. With a cohesive collection of images, it is almost impossible for clients to refuse photo albums when they are practically already made. We’re teaming up with Fundy Design Software to give you the tools you’ll need to build a strong system for print and album sales.
Instructor: Pye Jirsa & Andrew Funderburg

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