Day with Kevin


A seminar designed just for you!

Have you ever wanted to spend a day with a working photographer in their studio and have them show you all the tricks they use in their business? Now is your chance!

Kevin is constantly saying that when he started out all he wanted was to be able to learn from someone that was already doing it.

Over his career Kevin has shot dozens of covers and countless fashion and bridal editorials. For magazines such as London Bride, Modern Bride, Oregon Bride and more. Kevin has over 25 years (that’s as old as Essie!) of fashion and beauty experience, as well as running a high end portrait studio.

Kevin has taught countless seminars big and small and has always found people get the most when it is just one on one with the instructor.

This is a once in a lifetime experience to spend a day with a world class photographer. Kevin will not only teach you his techniques in outdoor lighting, he will also show you quick and easy ways to light portraits inside too. Kevin has a knack for finding what photographers do well, and has helped many photographers launch their careers. He is an instructor for one of the webs largest photographic schools, and is well versed in teaching students of any level.

Kevin will spend the day helping you find your niche and then teach you how to market and price yourself. When you are done with ‘Day With Kevin’ you will be able to get started on your own photographic career.

Don’t miss out on spending a day with Kevin and having him work with you to create your style as well as the tools to market and sell your work. The ‘Day With Kevin’ is for all skill levels. Whether you are new to the business and just starting up your studio, or already have a well known studio and just looking for some extra tips and tricks. ‘Day With Kevin’ will jump start your creativity and give you lots to think about on the business end.



Kevin will cover:

-How to light people outside and inside with window light

-How to light with studio lighting

-A critique of your work and what direction to focus on

-A complete system to shoot, edit, process, retouch, and package your imagery

-Lightroom, and Photoshop tricks to speed up your workflow

-Pricing and packaging covered completely

Dates – You pick the date!

Hours – 9:00am-5:00pm

Location – Left Turn Studio – Downtown Portland, OR (1001 SE Water Ave Suite 190, Portland, OR 97214)
Rough run down of a ‘Day With Kevin’

AM – Shooting in Natural Light

-Critique of your work
-Using natural reflectors
-Shooting flat front light
-Shooting with back light
-Using flare to create dynamic images
-Using foreground for dynamic effect

AM – Studio Lighting

-Recreating our high-key ‘jelly bean’ lighting
-Using hot lights to create our ‘haute’ lighting
-How to use beauty dishes for ‘high fashion’ lighting
-Building a studio lighting set up inexpensively


PM – Business 101
-Pricing product
-Pricing packages

PM – Processing and Design
-RAW processing
-Album design
-Total workflow