Capture moments you’ll cherish for a lifetime
Reignite your creativity with this easy to follow course.
Use any camera, even your phone. No post processing is necessary.
Learn Lifestyle Photography
This course takes you beyond just taking a snapshot of your day.
You’ll learn how to create a series of images that together tell a story.
You might also learn that you already have several great photo stories in your image library that you missed seeing!
Discover the freedom of lifestyle photography
Lifestyle photography is about creating natural, relaxed photos of real life.
The richly illustrated course material shows how to create a series of lifestyle images that you will enjoy looking at for years to come.
You’ll even learn how to capture camera-shy people!
“This is a glorious course.”
Shoot loose and free, spontaneously
Gear is not what is important here. What is important is that you can work freely and quickly.
Use any camera — even your phone!
“This class was exactly what I needed. It really helped focus and define my approach to lifestyle photography!”
Lesson 1: Everything is a story
Elements of lifestyle photography
Seeing moments and capturing them spontaneously
The 3 camera angles that work every time
Lesson 2: Pieces of a story
Making “real” look artistic
Identify the building blocks
Show the mood
Lesson 3: Making stories come alive
Novel ways to capture even camera-shy people
Those extra shots most people miss
Lesson 4: Putting it all together
Storytelling through image selection
Choosing the highlights
What students are saying
“This is a glorious course. It has opened my eyes to see what is possible when you look at your images in a storytelling way. Everything about this course was positive and inspiring. I have learned so much from doing the assignments and getting Brit’s in depth reviews and can thoroughly recommend it.” — Sho
“I used to think of a photograph as a singular event. This course has greatly expanded my approach; to use multiple photos to allow viewers to piece together their own story. A lot more fun. Thanks for expanding and challenging my approach to photography.” — Bernard B.
“This class was exactly what I needed. It really helped focus and define my approach to lifestyle photography! I also love your style of teaching.” — Beth
“You demonstrated so many different ways to include loved ones without having them posed and looking uncomfortable.“ — Heather
“I love your teaching style.” — Sue
“I really like how you find different stories in an image, different ways of looking at the same thing.” — Richard
Instructor: Brit Hammer
Brit Hammer is an international award-winning photographer, bestselling author, and a celebrated artist whose work has aptly been called “fresh and optimistic”. Brit’s photographs have been featured in dozens of international lifestyle magazines and design blogs.
Teaching photography since 2012, Brit’s students love her “combination of extensive and well-organized photographic design principles,…intuitive eye, patience, enthusiasm and holistic nurturing” because the results are “unbelievably incredible and inspiring student growth!”
Brit doesn’t just teach you the function of taking good pictures, she teaches you how to put your heart and soul into your photography. She takes the time to think about each image before offering feedback and tells you what she sees and feels — and asks questions to get you thinking. Brit will also tell you what you did right and what could be better — and how to improve it.
Brit teaches several courses at BPSOP.
For more information on Brit’s work and courses, please see her website www.brithammer.com