— Joel McNally




About This Course

Explore the captivating world of light, shadow, and motion in photography with renowned photographer Joe McNally. In this immersive course, Joe takes you on a journey through the art and techniques of capturing stunning images that play with light, create dramatic shadows, and freeze motion. From understanding the fundamentals of lighting to mastering the art of storytelling through motion, Joe shares his insights, tips, and tricks gained from years of experience in the field.

Throughout the course, you'll learn how to manipulate light to create dynamic and compelling photographs. Joe delves into various lighting setups, from natural light to artificial sources, and demonstrates how to use them effectively to enhance your images. You'll discover how to shape and control shadows to add depth and dimension to your photos, creating a sense of drama and intrigue.

The course also delves into the exciting realm of motion photography, where you'll learn how to freeze action, capture movement, and convey a sense of energy and dynamism in your shots. Joe shares his techniques for working with fast shutter speeds, panning, and capturing the decisive moment.

In addition to technical skills, Joe emphasizes the importance of storytelling and connecting with your subjects. You'll gain insights into his approach to composition, directing subjects, and creating impactful narratives within your images. Through case studies and real-world examples, you'll learn how to evoke emotions, tell compelling stories, and leave a lasting impression with your photographs.

Whether you're an aspiring photographer or a seasoned professional, this course offers a wealth of knowledge and inspiration to elevate your photography to new heights. With Joe McNally as your guide, you'll gain the confidence and skills to create stunning images that masterfully play with light, shadow, and motion. Unleash your creativity and embark on a transformative photographic journey with this captivating course.

Acquired Knowledge

As the dancers work through different moves Joe shows you how to light them with both studio strobes and speedlights to achieve a variety of looks, all the while sharing the tips, techniques, and tricks he's learned over his impressive 30 year career.


Joel McNally
Joe McNally is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning photographer whose career has spanned over 30 years and included assignments in over 70 countries. Bridging the world between photojournalism and advertising, he has shot cover stories for TIME, Newsweek, Fortune, New York, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Men's Journal, Sports Illustrated, and National Geographic.


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