Secrets of the Pro Photographers: Video Tutorial Series, Part 1

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Photographer Matthew Jordan Smith's video tutorial on the benefits of photographic lighting

Welcome! I’m photographer Matthew Jordan Smith, and I’ve worked as a celebrity/fashion and beauty photographer for the last 29 years, capturing subjects from Samuel L. Jackson, to Britney Spears, to Aretha Franklin, to the Future American Presidents.

If you’d like to discover how I’ve created a career working with some of the top celebrities, advertising and fashion clients, come check out this FREE 3-part photography training series. I guarantee you will learn something new that can help you on your journey of being a photographer. If you’ve ever wondered if you can make a career as a photographer, or worried about the competition, then this video series is just for you.

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First up: Benefits of Photographic Lighting

When I look back at my career, the one thing that has made a big difference is learning how to master working with lighting.  Simply putting a light on a stand with a softbox and making a decent picture is not enough. We all need a competitive advantage, and in this video I share tips to help have greater success in photography.

Also in this series:

Part 2: 5 Rookie Mistakes Photographers Make (and How to Avoid Them) 

Part 3: Tools to Help You Excel in Photography 

Part 4: Preview: Photography Lighting Course — the Next Level