Tayo Aina and Fisayo Fosudo will cover visual storytelling elements, content creation on social media, connecting with your audience, gear and consistency with production. This session centers on their personal experience and how they were able to reach different heights in their creator journey. They take us into their worlds as creators and story shapers. They will also delve into how they went from building a loyal audience to being referred to as influencers who have worked with multiple local and international organizations.
Wide-angle, close-up, telephoto, portrait, bokeh, depth of field: these are all terms that are related to lens options. These are elements that asides the camera body and lights set up, can greatly impact the quality of your images, something that the masters, Henri Oji and Idongesit Usanga know all too well about. Sharing from a combined 20+ years’ professional experience and using Sony gears, Idongesit and Henri promise that this webinar will help you if you are considering buying a new lens or if you want to get more out of your current lens.
A seminar for female photographers, to help them identify specific opportunities within the creative industry, provide general industry knowledge and practical solutions that will improve their craft and photography businesses. Jokotade hosts the first ever female-led and female-centered event under the Alpha Femme initiative. The event lineup includes speed mentoring sessions and panel discussions with seasoned industry professionals such as Yagazie of Gazmadu Studios, and Mofe Bamuyiwa of BMB Studio. A Sony experience studio will also be set up for attendees to try out the gear. Register now to save your seat.
If you ever run out of time when photographing a pre-wedding or a portrait session, know that you are not alone. This is a common challenge that even experienced photographers still face, because there are some things that aren’t in their control. Here’s a tip from Jide Odukoya – manage what you can control, i.e. posing the subject and using a versatile zoom lens to reduce down time. So, in this webinar, Jide explains how using the versatile Sony 24-70mm F2.8 G Master lens can help with time management as well as useful tips and tricks on posing your subject.
Akintayo’s first love is and will remain photography but the need to diversify income and skill made it necessary for him to explore the world of videography. For Akintayo, the A7SM3 packs a punch in this department. It can shoot both photos and videos at superb quality, allowing Akintayo to offer both services and double his income. If you already know your way around the Sony camera as a photographer, the video aspect has it’s learning curve but it’s not farfetched at all. Within 14 days you should be good enough to shoot interview-styled videos, and that’s potential extra income.
If you are an artistic portrait photographer, and you are particular about details, Idongesit has curated this webinar for you. Testing the Sony 85mm F1.4 GM under different lighting environments and with the A7R4, this full frame lens is Idongest’s go-to for capturing beauty shots and details, a signature of his work. With an aperture range of F1.4 to F1.16, he demonstrates how the 1.8 F-stop creates a great shallow depth of field and flattering bokeh, and touches on how the lens makes retouching easy.
In this webinar, Lanre shows the process of shooting a sequence. Sequences are the building blocks of a film. Understanding how to stitch sequences together to tell a compelling visual story, even without dialogue, will help you process film shoots better, and provide more creative ideas for camera angles, lens options, lighting, etc. Lanre shows the versality of shooting with mirrorless and compact cameras like the A7Siii, relying on the auto focus feature to ensure every take is crisp and clear.
The magical world of Slow motion has always been a personal fascination of Adebayo’s and one of the motivating factors behind his transition or fusion of taking photos and making videos. For Adebayo, taking one action lasts one second in real time and dragging it out over a long period to make it dramatic for the viewer is like creating cinematic magic. Although some modern phones has this feature, the trade off with image quality makes the Sony A7SM3 shine.
With its recent release and upgrade to the Sony A7III, the A74 is every photographer’s dream. From the unboxing to snapping portraits, Big H gives a detailed insight into what the A7M4 is made of. How does the camera do with Colours, Focus tracking? Light? Find out in this workshop.
Wondering how to give a cinematic feel to your wedding or pre-wedding videos? This workshop will show you some tips and tricks that help Nate capture the most amazing couple shots. In addition, Nate incorporates visual elements from the environment, the couple’s physical intimacy and capturing vulnerable moments and the right mood music to weave a romantic story that pulls at heart strings. In this workshop, Nate uses the FX3, 35MM and 50MM G Masters lenses for that cinematic look.