Katz Josh 

Independant Photographer


Josh Katz, a prominent figure in the world of documentary photography, resides in Brooklyn, NY, where he shares his expertise as a photo educator and published author. His ability to masterfully teach photography concepts is demonstrated through his development of digital courses, leadership of workshops, and creation of instructive videos. His collaborations with industry heavyweights such as Canon and Adobe underscore his proficiency and influence within the photography sphere.

In 2021, Katz launched his debut photo book, ‘On the Roof: New York in Quarantine’. His portrayal of the city's fortitude during the global pandemic was brought to fruition through a highly successful Kickstarter campaign, reflecting the public's enthusiasm for his work. Katz's commitment to philanthropy is evident in his decision to direct all profits from the book to the humanitarian organization, Doctors Without Borders.

Outside his professional life, Katz is an active community member, known for his conversations with strangers, imaginative scavenger hunts, and culinary endeavors. His eclectic interests span anthropology, urban planning, and American history, showcasing his intellectual curiosity. An admirer of the great outdoors, Katz is on a quest to visit every U.S. national park, a pursuit that complements his passion for photography.

His distinguished clientele includes Adobe, the Andy Warhol Foundation, Canon, and Google Pixel, along with the Tribeca Film Festival. Katz's work has been spotlighted in several prestigious media outlets, such as The New York Times, TIME Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal, consolidating his reputation as a distinguished documentary photographer. Josh Katz's dedication to his craft continues to enlighten, mentor, and visually document the world through his distinctive photographic perspective.

My Courses


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Welcome to Josh Katz's Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Outdoor Photography, a comprehensive and transformative training collection that will ignite your passion for capturing breathtaking images in the great outdoors. With 73 short, easy-to-understand video lessons, you'll embark on an immersive learning experience that will unlock the secrets of outdoor photography in a way that is accessible and enjoyable. Over the course of 9 hours, you will delve deep into the art and science of outdoor photography, guided by Josh Katz, a seasoned and talented photographer known for his captivating imagery. His expertise shines through as he imparts his knowledge, techniques, and insights, equipping you with the tools you need to capture stunning photographs that truly tell a story. But this course isn't just about passive learning. It's about active engagement and hands-on experience. Josh has meticulously crafted a series of activities that will put everything you're learning to the test. These activities are carefully designed to reinforce your understanding, sharpen your skills, and foster your creativity. With three tiers of challenges—base, bonus, and mega—you'll have the opportunity to tailor your learning experience to your own skill level and preferences. This multi-tiered approach ensures that whether you're a complete beginner or have some photography experience, you'll find activities that suit your needs and help you grow. To complement the video lessons, you will also receive 20 downloadable PDF guides. These comprehensive guides serve as valuable resources that you can refer back to whenever you need a quick refresher or in-depth information on specific topics. From understanding exposure and composition to mastering lighting and post-processing, these guides will become an invaluable part of your photography toolkit. Throughout the course, you will witness your skills evolve and your confidence soar. With each lesson, you'll uncover new techniques, perspectives, and insights that will transform the way you approach outdoor photography. You'll learn to harness natural light, capture the beauty of landscapes, freeze the action of wildlife, and evoke emotions through your photographs. Josh Katz's Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Outdoor Photography is more than just a course—it's a transformative journey that will empower you to express your creativity and connect with the world around you. So, grab your camera, step outside, and join us on this remarkable adventure. Enroll today and unlock the full potential of your outdoor photography skills.



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Unlock the full potential of your editing process with over 80 downloadable presets and a complete workflow system designed to enhance your style, save you time, and provide you with creative control. Presets are the ultimate tool in Lightroom, and I have developed a comprehensive preset workflow that harnesses their power to its fullest extent. Unlike generic presets that offer limited options, my presets are fully customizable, allowing you to tailor them to your specific needs and artistic vision. Whether you're a seasoned professional seeking a streamlined workflow or a beginner looking to save time and learn Lightroom, these presets are designed to meet your needs. They serve as a powerful building block for mastering the software, providing you with a solid foundation to enhance your style and create stunning images. With this preset workflow, you'll experience the ease of use and flexibility that every photographer deserves. Say goodbye to time-consuming manual adjustments and hello to a streamlined editing process. These presets will revolutionize your workflow, allowing you to achieve consistent and professional results with just a few clicks. The beauty of this preset workflow lies in its customizability. Each preset is designed as a starting point, allowing you to make adjustments and fine-tune the settings to match your unique style and the specific requirements of each image. You have the creative control to tailor the presets to your preferences, ensuring that your edits reflect your artistic vision. Whether you're working with portraits, landscapes, street photography, or any other genre, these presets are versatile and adaptable. They are designed to enhance the colors, tones, and overall mood of your images, allowing you to create a cohesive and visually stunning portfolio. As a professional photographer, I understand the value of time and efficiency in your workflow. That's why I have meticulously crafted these presets to provide you with the tools you need to optimize your editing process. They will not only save you time but also enable you to achieve consistent results, ensuring that your images have a signature style that sets them apart. For beginners, these presets are a valuable learning resource. They offer a hands-on approach to understanding the power of Lightroom and serve as a starting point for your editing journey. By observing the changes made by each preset, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the editing process and learn how to achieve specific looks and effects. In addition to the presets, you'll also receive a complete workflow system that guides you through the editing process step by step. This system provides a structured framework for organizing your images, applying presets, making adjustments, and finalizing your edits. It will help you develop an efficient and consistent workflow that maximizes your editing potential. I am passionate about sharing my knowledge and expertise with fellow photographers, and I am confident that these presets and workflow system will transform your editing process. They are designed to empower you, save you time, and unlock your creative potential. Take your editing to new heights and create stunning, captivating images with this comprehensive preset workflow. Invest in your photography journey and elevate your editing skills with over 80 downloadable presets and a complete workflow system. Embrace the power of presets and experience the ease and creative control they provide. Whether you're a professional seeking a streamlined workflow or a beginner looking to enhance your style, these presets are the perfect tool to take your editing to the next level.


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