If you want to make it beyond Instagram as a photographer you have to give a solid listen to the ideas, tips and overall mindset that Finn shares in this workshop. @alexstrohlDon’t just take a picture, make photos that move people.
Storytelling is a gift to photographers, letting you weave together characters, events, locations and subjects into a work of beauty greater than the sum of its parts. There are as many stories to tell as pictures to take, but there are also tried-and-tested methods
you can adopt to help improve your photography
and streamline your workflow
In this beginner-to-pro workshop, award-winning photographer and influencer Finn Beales
teaches enthusiasts and aspiring professionals how to master every element of the photographer's process. By following his five-step course
– Pitch, Prepare, Shoot, Edit and Deliver
– you will develop the same successful, reliable working methods that earn influence
and delight audiences, regardless of what genre you're working in. Create intrigue, pull in your audience and tell richer, more rounded stories using your DSLR camera.Want to craft a shoot from start to finish?
All the essentials are covered, from building a story into your creative, shoot preparation, the necessary gear and props, working with mood-boards and call sheets, compositional balance, and directing models, right through to post production, editing and file delivery.
Compose for impact. Stand out through story.
- What equipment you’ll need, when and why;
- The secret to key shots and essential techniques;
- Plot devices to help you craft your narrative;
- Step-by-step DSLR projects to perfect your skills;
- Effortlessly capture events, landscapes, portraits, interiors and experiences;
- How to edit better and be different;
- Extra exercises to improve your smartphone photography.
Starting out as a designer, Finn Beales decided the pictures he was commissioning weren’t good enough, so he left his desk behind, took up a camera and started telling his own stories. Ten years, 600,000 Instagram followers (@finn), and multiple awards later, in his first practical book, Finn shares what he’s learned along the way: how to create, craft and share beautiful photographs that sell and attract attention. Finn knows what it takes to amplify a brand using a narrative cinematic style. His clients include Apple, Land Rover, Audi and Cartier.
If you want to make it beyond Instagram as a photographer you have to give a solid listen to the ideas, tips and overall mindset that Finn shares in this workshop. @alexstrohl A highly sought-after photographer, his cinematic work rivals the design and beauty of many Hollywood movies. Huffington Post Finn is a skilled documentary photographer who excels at capturing diverse cultures and environments. @vsco
"A road map to creating evocative images."—Publishers Weekly
“Should be studied by every novice photographer hoping to turn their photographed images into truly memorable story telling.”—Midwest Book Review
“The Photography Storytelling Workshop
is a well conceived and structured book, with an easy-to-navigate design and a good balance between text and images. A wise buy for any photographer seeking to hone their craft.”
—Digital Camera Magazine
"This is an inspiring book that takes a fresh approach to developing your photography projects. The writing is snappy and the ideas are clearly presented and attractively laid-out, allowing Beales' energy and enthusiasm for telling stories with photography to shine through."—Black & White Photography
"Thanks for the inspiration Finn. His new book is such a useful resource no matter what level of creative you are."—Hello Emilie
“Finn’s book is an excellent resource – if you’re looking for the next step in your photography, having this on your shelf is a great place to start.”
"A five-star masterpiece that takes photographers beyond the basics of beginner photography and teaches you how to tell a story with your images – and get paid for it...If you’ve ever had ambitions to create narrative imagery, this is the best photo book you can buy."—Camera Jabber