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Jerry the Ninja

It's wedding week and so we have a brand new lesson featuring one of our recent weddings. This week, we're continuing our coverage of Mike and Christine's wedding by sharing the actual ceremony and a few portraits from that day as well. One of the biggest lessons is how Jerry was the only...

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Bookmark-worthy episode released today!

Ok, I might be biased because I personally think EVERY episode is bookmark-worthy. But this one is the one that you'll keep going back to every time you check the weather and see bright sun in the forecast and realize your location might leave a lot to be desired. This is a bridal session that...

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Jerry's not scared of no rain!

In this week's new episode, we photograph the groom's coverage on a rainy morning so Jerry had no choice but to photograph the entire coverage in the groom's hotel room. We're secretly happy it rained because these photos wouldn't have been possible otherwise. Check out how Jerry uses a mirror,...

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We're going to blow you away with this fashion shoot

And not just because we're using about 5 different fans to create a lot of wind. Watch the behind the scenes footage of this LA fashion shoot and see how Jerry created the final composted image. Watch it here: https://www.ghionis.com/courses/220401/lectures/90...

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Don't throw shade - I don't need it. Anymore.

Having to photograph a session in the bright sun with no shade can be a nightmare for most photographers. But Jerry photographed a post-wedding session recently on the beach in exactly those conditions. This is a great episode to bookmark so that you have some go-to poses whenever you're in...

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Have you ever tried to do a jigsaw puzzle without looking at the picture on the box? This is what it might be like...

I've loved doing jigsaw puzzles ever since I was a kid. It's one of my favorite things to do. I dump all the pieces out, sort them by color or texture, put the cover of the box right in front so I can see what I'm doing and then I get to work. Or rather, I start obsessing over it day and night...

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Does it freak you out when Jerry creates a stunning portrait in a really ugly location? Me, too. And you're going to love this one.

If you've been following Jerry for a little while, chances are good that you've seen him turn the ordinary into the extraordinary by creating beautiful portraits in really bad locations. And if you're also like me, you LOVE these lessons more than anything else. If so, then this week's lesson...

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Two minutes to removing that tattoo painlessly (for you AND for your subject).

If you've ever photographed a subject who doesn't want their tattoos to show in their portrait, then you may have experienced the pain of trying to remove that tattoo in Photoshop. This week's brand new episode is from Lavalu (www.mylavalu.com). Here they will explain a basic (and simple!) way...

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When I say, "Okay, let's break for lunch!" Jerry hears, "Here's your chance to squeeze in another portrait session." And here's why I'll never be mad...

You know you do it, too. You say to a client, "Just one more shot over here..." And then 10 minutes later you're still going. ;) Well, at a recent client session we took a break for lunch and the makeup artist's husband, Mike, decided to join us since he was working nearby. When Jerry saw him...

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We're giving everyone a really cool end-of-the-year "thank you" gift!

As a way to say thank you for creating this awesome community of photographers all interested in learning and growing together, we're letting every single member of JGPT send in an image for Jerry to critique. And over the next few weeks Jerry will be critiquing them live during our broadcast. ...

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