Photography + Community + Education
LPS Photo Pros
A community for photographers who want to level up their skills
Have you ever wished you had a community of fellow photographers to hang with& learn from? LPS Photo Pros is the place for serious photographers to find community, challenge themselves & have fun doing it.
*Founding Members receive discounted pricing for the life of their membership.
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who wants to take your skills to the next level?
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"The LPS foundations course helped me to finally overcome my fear of camera settings. Working through the weekly challenges really helped me to experiment with using different settings & understanding the outcomes. It's easily the best investment I've made in my photography."
Jake B.Foundations Course Graduate
Manual Photography Masters -
WEEKLY SKILLS CHALLENGE
This foundational course is comprised of 6 interactive lessons in 6 weeks. Each week you'll receive a video on a specific topic, laying the groundwork for you to go out during the next 3-5 days and implement the skills discussed in a weekly challenge. The challenges are designed to get you to go beyond the video lessons and take pictures while focusing on very specific tehcniques.
KEEP LEARNING W/ COURSE MATERIALS
Learn Now, & Keep Learning
At the end of each course, we'll provide you with a downloadable PDF' guide covering all topics in the course with bonus assingments to expand upon the skills you learned in our 6 weeks. We will also provide 1 year of access to all Q&A and work critiques. No matter what path you take your materials will be available to provide guidance whenever you need it.
ASK QUESTIONS | GET FEEDBACK
Q & A Sessions And Customized Work Critiques
It's one thing to read materials online, it's another to have an experienced pro give you personalized feedback on your work. At the end of each week, you'll have the opportunity to submit your photos and receive personalized feedback on your work. You'll also have an opportunity to join me for two live Q & A session where you can ping me on a variety of photography subjects and get your questions answered.
Use Any Camera With Manual Controls
Our classes are designed to work for you no matter what brand or type of camera you have. You can successfully learn from our class even with a cellphone! (Cellphone must support manually setting ISO, Shutter Speed, and Aperture/Portrait Mode). I'll even dedicate some time to discussing the ways that cellphones try to digitally simulate a real camera.
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Sign up to get notified when Manual Photography Masters - the Foundation Course opens next. Anyone who signs up in the first week of enrollment will get a special reduced price.
About Your Instructor
Hey there, I'm Shawn Kenessey, founder of Learn Photography Skills and all-around photography geek. I am a professional wedding photographer with hundreds of weddings under my belt. I also work in nature photography and have even dipped my toes into fashion photography.
I believe that there is always room for improvement when it comes to picture taking & I hope by sharing some of the things I have learned along the way I will make your photography journey just a little easier, and a little more fun.
Is the foundation course right for me?
The key component of the foundation course is taking control of the camera. If you feel that you might be missing something about some of the basic camera settings then this course could be helpful for you.
What does the course cover?
The course covers how to use your camera, any camera that has manual settings. We'll also go into how those settings affect creativity, image quality, and interactions with camera strobes.
How long is this course?
Our course is designed to help you achieve a strong understanding of how your camera works giving you the power to perform competently executed photography in a wide range of scenarios in 6 weeks.