A New Learning Experience
Alpha Sessions allow you to take live One-on-One photography classes, mentorship, and portfolio or website reviews from me and award-winning faculty of my fellow Sony Artisans of Imagery and members of the Alpha Imaging Collective. Consider it Personal Visual Training. For a limited time, Alpha Sessions are available for $99 for 30-minute sessions & $149 for 60-minute sessions. Browse Classes.
My Avaiable Classes:
Portrait Photography with Brian Smith – 1 Hour
Unlock all of your Sony camera’s potential for portrait photography.
Portrait Lighting with Brian Smith – 1 Hour
Learn about the gear, creative and technical considerations, and some basic lighting setups to help improve your photography.
Street Photography with Brian Smith – 1 Hour
Learn what gear to pack, how to blend into a foreign environment, how to find the scene, capture the decisive moment, and how to approach strangers and turn them into friends.
B&W Infrared Photography with Brian Smith – 1 Hour
If you’re looking to see a new way or you’ve recently upgraded to a new camera and want to give your old camera new life after consider the option of converting your camera to Infrared. This class will deal with conversion options and camera set-up that enables you to see the effect of B&W Infrared in real time.
Sony Camera Settings for Still Photography – 1 Hour
Sony’s cameras are unparalleled for still photography. With the right settings and setup, you can get even more out of your Sony camera. This class will walk you though all the settings, menu options, custom buttons and tricks you need to get the very best images from your Sony camera, no matter what model you shoot.
Let’s Talk About It – 1 Hour
A one-on-one session to brainstorm and discuss any and all aspects of your photography.
Portfolio Review – 1 Hour/30 Minutes
In this one-on-one session you’ll have direct, uninterrupted feedback, and access to advice and suggestions that will take your photographic portfolio to the next level. After booking, you will be emailed instructions on number of photos and information to have prepared for your session.
Website Review – 1 Hour/30 Minutes
A website is more than a place to house your portfolio. It’s the single-most-important tool in the process of acquiring clients, and in promoting yourself. In this one-on-one session, your website’s strengths and weaknesses will be examined, and you’ll get concrete, direct feedback you can apply to improve the attractiveness, functionality, conversion, professionalism, and uniqueness of your most valuable business tool.
Mentorship – 1 Hour
This one-on-one personalized mentoring session pairs you with a photographic expert for guidance, recommendations, and feedback on where you are, what you need to do to get where you want to be. Whatever you’re wondering about your career, and your photographic passion, this class will help you explore it.