Throughout my journey, there have been so many people who have asked if I teach courses. I’ve done speaking engagements at national conferences, have been a guest on multiple podcasts and have hosted quite a few online webinars, but I was never able to dedicate enough time to fully produce a course – until now….! My first course – SLAY THE FLATLAY, is finally here, and today, I’m answering some of your questions!
Q: What is a flatlay?
A: A flatlay is a photo taken from overhead! Like this:
Q: Who is this course for?
A: Business Owners
Social Media Managers
Basically, anyone who is looking to create images to promote a brand
Q: What is the format?
A: 1 class per week for 4 weeks, live via ZOOM. Approximately 4 hours of content.
Q: When does it start?
A: Tuesday, April 21st is the first class, but signups will last until April 28th. There is a replay available for every class
Q: What will I learn?
A: WEEK 1 – FREE INTRO – 4/21 @ 2pm EST (replay available)
– intro to branding
– Content Planning
– Concept Development
– Shoot Planning
– Prop Sourcing
– Location Scouting
– Talent Scouting
WEEK 2- 4/28 @ 2pm EST (replay available)
– camera gear
– camera settings
– tethering – gear & software options
– natural lighting overview
– continuous lighting overview
– live camera settings demo
WEEK 3 – 5/4 @ 2pm EST (replay available)
– strobe lighting overview
– continuous vs. strobe lighting demo
– lighting modifiers
– tips for reducing glare
– styling & compositions overview
– styling hacks (working with water, fake shelving, condensation, etc.)
WEEK 4- 5/12 @2pm EST (replay available)
– stop-motion basics
– stop-motion demo
– editing software overview
– batch editing basics
– music sourcing
– file storage
Q: Do I need to have a DSLR camera?
A: No, but weeks 2-4 definitely reference a DSLR often and a lot of the lighting/stop-motion techniques are intended to be used with a DSLR.
Q: What if I don’t like the course?
A: If the course doesn’t end up being a good fit – I’m offering a 30-day money-back guarantee. Taking the first free class is also a great way to try it out and see if you would like to continue on.
Q: How much does it cost?
A: From now until 4/28, the course will be available at a special intro rate of $199 (retails for $349).
Q: Will it be offered in the future?
A: Yes, but this is the only time it will be offered live. It will be reformatted in the future and sold for $349.
Q: Where can I register for the free class?
Q: Where can I buy the remaining classes?