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ShutterFest 17: Shoot, Learn, Party

Lori Unruh Photography Education, Studio Events

A different kind of convention. Last week, Jeff and I traveled to St. Louis for ShutterFest 17, the fourth annual ShutterFest. This was our third year attending as speakers and image competition judges! ShutterFest is a different kind of convention… geared towards small class size, lots of interaction with the speakers, lots of hands-on shooting, portfolio building, and FUN. The …

The Focus Tour Online Wedding Photography Summit

The Focus Tour Online Wedding Summit – Live Today!

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education

Hey wedding photographers!  Today is the online debut of The Focus Tour’s Wedding Summit – an all-day online photography webinar summit hosted by Anderson Education and 17 hats! This online photography conference is chock-full of wedding photography educational goodness — There are 21 individual platforms being streamed today from over 20 of the country’s top educators and wedding photographers! Today …

Black Friday 2016 Sales!

Lori Unruh Memberships, Photography Education, Studio Events

Black Friday through Cyber Monday, we are offering our hottest deals! Improve your skills with our mentorships (which can be done in person or via screen share), save time with our templates & contracts, and give your studio a home with a membership! Our intelligent cart system will apply your coupon codes as soon as you add qualifying items to your cart!  Sales valid …

Is the holy grail of lighting upon us?

Lori Unruh Guest Blog Posts, Photography Education

We often get asked about lighting. What kind of lighting do we use, what kind of triggers, what’s best for high-speed sync and TTL,  which lights work with which triggers and so on.  Over the past year, Lori and I have been slowly switching over all of our portable/location lighting and I think this guest blog post best explains why. …

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Follow Up: TSS on the Road – On Location Lighting Workshop with Jeff and Lori

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education, Studio Events

Virginia Photography Workshop On May 1, Jeff and I traveled to Richmond, VA to speak at the Capital District of Virginia’s Professional Photographers Association (VPPA).  We had been invited by Mary Fisk-Taylor and Deborah Fisk to coach about 30 photographers on using off-camera flash for location portraiture. We began our class in the studio of Skibo Adams to demonstrate portrait …

New Lighting: The Shoot Space announces partnership with SweetLight Systems

Lori Unruh Cool, Video

Well, we’ve been hinting at it for a couple of weeks, and now we can finally make the official announcement:  We’re now partnered with and sponsored by SweetLight Systems! If you haven’t heard of SweetLight, hold on to your hats.  SweetLight is a new “hybrid” constant light and strobe studio lighting system!  This system can be used three different ways: …

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TSS Edu Series: Photographic Lighting Fundamentals Workshop with Jeff and Lori

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education, Studio Events

TSS Edu Series Workshop: Sunday, September 13, 2015 Back by popular demand!  We had so many requests for yet another repeat of our original Lighting Fundamentals workshop.  You asked, we listened!  But this will probably be our last Lighting Fundamentals workshop of 2015, so enroll now to secure your spot! Course Description: Learn how to use off camera flash in …

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Follow Up: Lighting Workshop with Jeff and Lori

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education, Studio Events

On May 18, The Shoot Space was a proud host for Professional Photographers of America’s “Super 1 Day”.  Twice a year, photographers from around the country partner with PPA and open their doors to host workshops that run the gamut from shooting weddings to business and marketing.  This day of nationwide learning is called PPA Super 1 Day.  The Shoot …

Photography Workshop: 1 Light, 2 Lights, 3 Lights, 4!

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education, Studio Events 1 Comment

  SPECIAL EVENT: May 18, 2015 Wanting to have a better grasp on off-camera lighting?  Join us for our latest PPA Super One Day offering: One Light, Two Lights, Three Lights, Four! This hands-on course is designed to teach all aspects of lighting, from very basic one-light setups through complex multiple light sets using gels, fog, and more!   Course …

Creative Live Photo Week 2014

Special Event: Creative Live’s Photo Week 2014 – annual photography conference

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education, Studio Events

AWESOME NEWS! We’ve just been granted special permission by the folks at Creative Live to stream their annual conference, Photo Week 2014, to a live audience! Photo Week 2014 brings the industry’s biggest photographers and best educators under one roof for 6 information-filled days of instruction. All the names you know – Sue Bryce. Mike Fulton. Susan Stripling. Kevin Kubota. …