And no that’s not a misspelling of my name, I’m originally from Germany but now call Colorado home along with my wife, two kids, and a rescue mutt. I’m in love with all things visual, and when I’m not shooting for my commercial clients I’m traveling the world with my family creating videos for our YouTube channel “The Fernweh Project”. I’ve always enjoyed pushing the limits of my equipment, and when I started my photography career about 10 years ago, I almost immediately went down the path to videography while using my DSLR.

In this feature, I’ll be taking you on a journey to learn the fundamentals of turning your DSLR camera into a full-fledged video camera. I’ll walk you through how to set up your camera before the shoot, how to “think” video while in action and get those creative shots to convey a story, and finally how to make your way through post-production with professional editing software. 

If you want to take the leap to make a career out of filming clients, add video to your photography business , or even just make better videos of your own family, this is a wonderful method of self-expression and a great skill set to have in the age of social media and internet video.

Have you ever had a sitter session that seemed like a total flop? We have all been there, where the little one just isn’t the biggest fan, mom is anxiously trying to help and it just doesn’t seem like you’ll walk away with anything to show for it. While these sessions can be extremely difficult, Erin is here to share that they aren’t a total loss and you can rally through to still achieve some great images even if the little one isn’t a smiley one. 

In this 2 for 1 double feature combo, you’ll not only get to learn how Erin works with a difficult session but also learn her newborn editing workflow and process.

In the sitter session video, Erin talks about her gear, studio wood set, in-action shooting process, and passions as a photographer. Then, we’ll dive into her methods of what to do while working with a sitter who just isn’t having it. Erin will go over ways to calm the environment, how to get sitters to engage, and also what types of props she prefers to use to help stall moving sitters to get the shot. You’ll see Erin position her lighting based on poses as well. Then, things get a little difficult when Nora isn’t a fan of the bowl prop but Erin rally’s through it with a few tricks of the trade to still get some great images for mom to take away from the session. 

In Erin’s second video to this course, you’ll sit down at the editing table and learn her newborn editing workflow. Erin will teach about her Paintbox actions that she uses along with her retouching methods and batch processing. 

Walk away from this course with a fresh take on editing and a new perspective on difficult sessions.

Erin Tole

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Have you ever had a sitter session that seemed like a total flop? We have all been there, where the little one just isn’t the biggest fan, mom is anxiously trying to help and it just doesn’t seem like you’ll walk away with anything to show for it. While these sessions can be extremely difficult, Erin is here to share that they aren’t a total loss and you can rally through to still achieve some great images even if the little one isn’t a smiley one. 

In this 2 for 1 double feature combo, you’ll not only get to learn how Erin works with a difficult session but also learn her newborn editing workflow and process.

And no that’s not a misspelling of my name, I’m originally from Germany but now call Colorado home along with my wife, two kids, and a rescue mutt. I’m in love with all things visual, and when I’m not shooting for my commercial clients I’m traveling the world with my family creating videos for our YouTube channel “The Fernweh Project”. I’ve always enjoyed pushing the limits of my equipment, and when I started my photography career about 10 years ago, I almost immediately went down the path to videography while using my DSLR.

In this feature, I’ll be taking you on a journey to learn the fundamentals of turning your DSLR camera into a full-fledged video camera. I’ll walk you through how to set up your camera before the shoot, how to “think” video while in action and get those creative shots to convey a story, and finally how to make your way through post-production with professional editing software. 

If you want to take the leap to make a career out of filming clients, add video to your photography business , or even just make better videos of your own family, this is a wonderful method of self-expression and a great skill set to have in the age of social media and internet video.

Erin Tole

In the sitter session video, Erin talks about her gear, studio wood set, in-action shooting process, and passions as a photographer. Then, we’ll dive into her methods of what to do while working with a sitter who just isn’t having it. Erin will go over ways to calm the environment, how to get sitters to engage, and also what types of props she prefers to use to help stall moving sitters to get the shot. You’ll see Erin position her lighting based on poses as well. Then, things get a little difficult when Nora isn’t a fan of the bowl prop but Erin rally’s through it with a few tricks of the trade to still get some great images for mom to take away from the session. 

In Erin’s second video to this course, you’ll sit down at the editing table and learn her newborn editing workflow. Erin will teach about her Paintbox actions that she uses along with her retouching methods and batch processing. 

Walk away from this course with a fresh take on editing and a new perspective on difficult sessions. 

Purchase for $100!

( CHECK OUT THE MEMBERSHIP OPTION below TO GET OVER 50% OFF )

Join the Collective monthly membership for all things business, photography, and more! Here you'll find hours of teachings to build your Creative visual Skills! Take quizzes to reinforce your learning, discuss your work with peers and grow at lightning speed! Stop feeling like your always two steps behind, turn your work into industry leading quality!

Inside the Collective you'll dive into new content served up fresh each month from one Guest Feature and also Rachel Vanoven! Rachel will be teaching primarily over newborn posing and family sessions while our guest feature will tackle eclectic topics in photography like weddings, business, fashion, set design, and so much more! Guest videos stay up for 30 days from their release date, while Rachel's videos stay up for as long as you keep your membership! With a multitude of topics, there's something here for everyone!

Plus monthly members get past Guest Features like Erin's Video for over 50% OFF!!!!

 Stay as long as you like cancel anytime you want! Join the Collective fam today and get the most up to date methods happening now in the creative industry! 

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Want to get the full learning experience? 

Join the Collective monthly membership for all things business, photography, and more! Here you'll find hours of teachings to build your Creative visual Skills! Take quizzes to reinforce your learning, discuss your work with peers and grow at lightning speed! Stop feeling like your always two steps behind, turn your work into industry leading quality at lightning fast speed!

Inside the Collective you'll dive into new content served up fresh each month from one Guest Feature and also Rachel Vanoven! Rachel will be teaching primarily over newborn posing and family sessions while our guest feature will tackle eclectic topics in photography like weddings, business, fashion, set design, and so much more! Guest videos stay up for 30 days from their release date, while Rachel's videos stay up for as long as you keep your membership! With a multitude of topics, there's something here for everyone to branch out and learn!

Plus monthly members get past Guest Features like Erin's Video for over 50% OFF!!!!

 Stay as long as you like cancel anytime you want! Join the Collective fam today and get your mind blown with the most up to date methods in the creative industry! 

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Inside the Collective Membership we launch new content served up fresh the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month. Even bonus content for Months with extra Mondays!

The 1st video will be our guest feature of the month! Staying up for 30 days to all collective members. During that time you'll be able to ask the guest questions in our exclusive facebook group! Once the 30 days are up the guest feature will be retired into our vault and a new guest feature will video be released!

On the 3rd Monday of every month you'll get a fresh video from Rachel Vanoven! These videos never expire as long as you have your Collective Membership!


How it works

Inside the Collective Membership we launch new content on the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month. Even bonus content for months with extra Mondays!

The 1st video will be our guest feature of the month! Staying up for 30 days to all collective members. During that time you'll be able to ask the guest questions in our exclusive facebook group! Once the 30 days are up the guest feature will be retired into our vault and a new guest feature will video be released!

On the 3rd Monday of every month you'll get a fresh video from Rachel Vanoven! These videos never expire as long as you have your Collective Membership!


How it works

Mini eWorkshops

Take peek at Rachel's method on the side Sleeper pose! This video is one of many in my deconstruction series line up inside the Collective monthly membership!

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Side Sleeper Pose

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Mini eWorkshops

Take peek at Rachel's method on the side Sleeper pose! This video is one of many in my deconstruction series line up inside the Collective monthly membership!

Count Me In!

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Side Sleeper Pose

Come along with Rachel as we venture into the Scottish Highlands for a family session! In this short excerpt from a Collective favorite you'll get to learn 2 of my most go to family poses!

Family Mini 

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Past Guest Features!

Sandra Coan
 Studio Film

Mel MacManiman
 Maternity

Kara Reese
Santa Portraits

Gagan Dhiman
Couples

Sujata Setia
Magical Lifestyle 

Heather Kiesel
 Styling

Erin Tole
Sitter Session

Natalie Leech
Twins

Brigette Schaffarzick
  Family

Susan Scott
Outdoor Newborn

Sarah Hill
Branding Portraits

Dawn Roe
Mini Sessions

Lexy Parks
Boudoir & Self-Portraits

Westley Amica III
Editorial Portraits

Sara Mordew
Glitter &  Santa Portraits

Hillary Kaye
Family

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