— Jessica McGovern



About This Course

The Online Outdoor Canine Portrait course is a self-learning program designed for photographers at a medium to advanced level. This course offers a unique opportunity to learn and replicate the exact techniques used in outdoor dog photography, capturing stunning shots and enhancing them through creative Photoshop tools and conscious editing decisions.

The primary objective of this course is to guide participants through a step-by-step process to create the signature style of work that the instructor is known for. By following the course instructions, students will have the chance to learn the intricacies of outdoor dog photography and develop their skills in capturing captivating images.

It's important to note that this online course is an adaptation of a previous in-person workshop, ensuring that the content, delivery time, and overall learning experience are of the same high quality. However, participants have the flexibility to work at their own pace and convenience, making it ideal for self-paced learning.

To fully engage in this course, participants will need enthusiasm for both the theoretical and practical aspects of photography, as well as editing. They will also require access to suitable camera equipment and software applications, such as Lightroom and Photoshop, to effectively capture and enhance their images.

By possessing the necessary tools and software, participants can fully immerse themselves in the course material and gain hands-on experience in outdoor canine portrait photography. The instructor will guide them through the process of capturing stunning shots and transforming them into remarkable works of art using the power of post-processing tools.

Throughout the course, participants will have the opportunity to enhance their technical skills, expand their artistic vision, and refine their editing techniques. They will also receive valuable feedback and support from the instructor, enabling them to continually improve and elevate their photography skills.

In conclusion, the Online Outdoor Canine Portrait course offers a comprehensive and immersive learning experience for photographers seeking to excel in this genre of photography. By combining theoretical knowledge, practical exercises, and expert guidance in editing, participants will gain the skills and confidence needed to create captivating canine portraits. Embrace this opportunity to unlock your creativity, refine your techniques, and capture stunning images that truly capture the spirit of our furry friends.

Acquired Knowledge

Fully understand manual mode
Understand different focus modes on your camera
Confidently bring images into Lightroom, and pick/cull
Confidently use Photoshop


Theory, Practical & Editing enthusiasm!,DSLR/SLT/Mirrorless Camera,Computer or Laptop,Adobe Lightroom or similar (teaching is in Lightroom Classic)


Jessica McGovern
Jessica McGovern is a Creative working at the highest level in business, marketing and photography through her two successful businesses. As a CIM Level 6 qualified multi-channel strategic marketer, established graphic designer, 2018 nominee for CodeGirls, one of Hull’s Inspirational Women in Tech and multi-award-winning Portrait Photographer, Jess is skilled across a wide variety of mediums and is also a dog parent to 4 hairy bears who she works with, trains and competes year-round in dog agility.


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