Mini Workshop course

Kicking Ass and Taking Frames 2.0 | with Robyn Chubey

volume 1: composites made simple

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in this course you'll learn

Creating composites: You’ve thought about doing it, right?! You may have even tried a couple, but if you aren’t familiar or confident with the tools and workflow to be successful, it can be a very intimidating to create magical images you have envisioned. After all, when creating composites, you’re not just documenting what is, you’re using your own unique inner stories and ideas to make an image happen. This is the art of storytelling by stitching multiple images together to make something magical. This 2-week course is the answer to making composites with confidence and ease! Two weeks of Live Editing where each day Robyn will live edit YOUR images to show multiple ways to add drama, depth, and creativity to each one! Students will be asked to submit images in order to all learn together all the ways that images of all kinds can be brought to new heights! In Kicking Ass & Taking Frames, Robyn will break down the meaning and thoughtfulness behind compositing images & will provide you with her essential tool kit & step-by-step process for producing magical, kickass imagery - including these key concepts:

  • What is a Composite: the break down & meaning of compositry & how merging of two or more images creates one magical composite image.

  • The Missing Key: compositing concepts; ensuring all parts of the image look as if they have the same perspective, focal length, depth of field, plane of focus, white balance, saturation, exposure, and light source

  • Shooting for Success: when, where, why, & how to shoot for your composite

  • Lightroom & Photoshop Editing: learn the creative side of post-processing and unlock your magical artistry in Lightroom & Photoshop

    • Layers and Layer Masks

    • Blend Modes

    • Levels

    • Color Balance

    • Hue/Saturation

    • Selective Color & more

  • Mini assignments, tips, tricks, behind the scenes and editing video tutorials, and Live Q&A

  • 12 editing videos including: How to use and create photoshop brushes like dust particles and light beams. Increasing blur in post production Selecting and cutting out complex subjects Editing, adding, and enhancing hair in photoshop Head Swapping and subject swapping How to use adjustment layers And so much more!

  • One (1) final project submitted for constructive critique and review by Robyn

the tools you need to shoot & post-process with intention to create magic

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Robyn is lovely. I learned more from this small course than I have from any other course I’ve taken. I love that she walks through, shows you multiple ways to do processes and that she is so much about spreading her knowledge and not ‘keeping it secret’. The written parts were well written, clear and easy to follow and learn from. Will definitely follow along for her subsequent courses!
— Lisa
Robyn was amazing in sharing her workflow and how she sets herself up for success when she had composite work in mind. The amount of editing knowledge and tricks she shared was incredible!
— Angie W.
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what's included:

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learn any time - any where - with audio & print options

lifestyle & documentary photographer

lifestyle & documentary photographer

robyn chubey

Hi, I’m Robyn, and I’ll be helping you create something incredible!

I’ve identified myself as an artist since childhood, and I simply love to create. So when it comes to my photography, I will touch on everything from set creation, to creative and knowledgeable editing, to painting, sewing, crafting, or building whatever I need in order to realize my vision.

If it’s artsy – I want my hands in it… But mostly, I want to  share it with you.