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Senior Photography: Break the Mold

Blair Phillips

Senior Photography: Break the Mold

Blair Phillips

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1 Where I Came From Duration:37:31
2 Work Ethics Duration:34:19
3 Finding Your Brand Duration:11:49
4 Finding Your Brand Part 2 Duration:41:01
5 Branding Q&A Duration:20:21
6 Model Programs That Work Duration:44:52
7 Video Marketing Duration:40:34
8 Simplified Studio Lighting Duration:16:02
9 One Light Demo and Q&A Duration:21:21
10 Two Lights & Ring Light Duration:18:07
11 Posing Duration:26:42
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1 Outdoor Lighting Duration:37:41
2 Fill Flash and Q&A Duration:23:01
3 Adding More Lights Duration:18:59
4 DIY Sets Duration:33:32
5 Blair's Prop Shops Duration:20:06
6 Set Design Q&A Duration:17:02
7 Eclectic Locations Duration:46:53
8 Locations Q&A Duration:28:09
9 Unconventional Marketing Duration:27:13
10 Marketing Images Duration:11:19
11 Packaging Duration:23:53
12 Your Website and Blog Duration:09:48
13 Marketing Q&A Duration:21:30
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1 Maximizing Profit Duration:38:16
3 The Ordering Process Duration:27:05
4 Custom Collections Duration:43:39
5 Diversify Yourself Duration:35:06
6 Volume Photography Duration:42:22
7 Rethink Products Duration:28:02
8 Rethink Products Part 2 Duration:31:57

Class Description

Are you ready to add a new, lucrative dimension to your photography business? Join award-winning photographer Blair Phillips for an introduction to everything you need to know about taking portraits for high school seniors.

In this three-day course, you’ll learn about how to market yourself to the high school audience, no matter where you live or who you know. Blair will discuss his signature techniques for effortless, versatile posing. You’ll also learn everything you need to know about both off-camera and natural lighting, including how to create foolproof lighting setups, even if you’re working without an assistant. Blair will also cover strategies for creating a productive workflow and working confidently in a wide variety of settings.

By the end of this course, you’ll have be equipped with the core marketing techniques and one-of-a-kind photography skills needed to connect with high school seniors, give them results they’ll love, and grow your business.


David - Muse 10

As an experienced photographer myself, this class was both helpful and inspirational…we're never too experienced to learn from someone. Blair is really a lot of fun to watch and listen to. He has a way of making things fun with his high energy and dry sense of humor. To be completely honest in my review of this class, the lighting and posing sections, while VERY good, have been done over and over again by lots of photographers and didn't offer much in the way of new ideas. The real value was in the customer service and marketing techniques presented here. Blair's use of video as a marketing and communication tool with his clients is very unique and sparked TONS of ideas I would like to implement in my studio. His simple pricing structure and the way he presents it to his clients is also unique and has helped me rethink some of my own methods. "That being said" (Blair should appreciate that phrase) this class is totally worth the price and will continue to be a good reference for me. Some photographers are excellent at their craft but are dry teachers; others are great teachers but their "real-life" work doesn't live up to their classroom presentations. Blair is the real deal and makes this class very exciting.

a Creativelive Student

Blair is great. This class is packed full of great info and is a genuine good hearted person.. Really like his approach with high school seniors. I recommend it.

a Creativelive Student

This has been my favorite class on Creative Live. I loved how Blair explained exactly how he landed dance and sports contracts. This class was packed full of ideas for marketing and selling products. There was just so much great information. Thanks, Blair!