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with Mike Hill
Online Class

Narrative Photography: Storytelling with Photo Essays

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Go behind the scenes on two Las Vegas photo shoots with professional photographer Mike Hill, and learn how to create captivating photo essays from start to finish. Navigate on-location demands, and collaborate with subjects for candid, authentic photos. Effectively frame compelling shots using compositional principles, and learn when and how to adjust available light with on and off-camera flash and affordable modifiers. Then, enjoy step-by-step guidance through Adobe Lightroom to quickly narrow down hundreds of photos to a small collection of shots that reveal your subject’s story.


  • advanced
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h35m

Included in this Class

1. What is Narrative Photography?

1. What is Narrative Photography?

Mike offers recommendations on pre-shoot planning and shares photos from his portfolio as he explains how to tell a person's story through striking imagery.

2. Shooting Process: Indoors

2. Shooting Process: Indoors

Learn professional tips on how to organize and pack for a day in the field and discover the best practices for assessing the environment you're going to shoot in.

3. Environmental Portraiture

3. Environmental Portraiture

Mike demonstrates shooting a portrait session with clients on location. Learn to efficiently set up your gear, light your subjects and direct with ease while getting the shots you want.