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Want to enhance your photos for social media, learn a new skillset, how to make money off it all in one from the comfort of your own home? Now you can!

Even if you have no prior experience, you too can learn how to use a professional camera to achieve high results!

The Modules Include:

 

Who This Is For:

  • anyone interested in taking their brand to the next level
  • anyone interested in learning a new skill set with complete breakdowns
  • those looking to get paid from their hobbies/passions
  • anyone who’s tired of relying on others to take their photos or using their solely their smartphones for professional photos

What You Will Learn:

  • how to master the settings to achieve high-resolution photos
  • a sneak peak into Lightroom and the different settings to use for simple editing
  • the different equipment you’ll eventually need and what they’re for
  • how to get compensated for your photography
  • and so much more!

The Price Includes:

  • a full workbook
  • real-life examples and comparisons of shooting inside vs outside
  • & more!

When I first started photography back in 2013, I was completely overwhelmed. I didn't understand when to control my settings and when turn something up or something down. I was out of sorts. YouTube tutoritals didn't help as they used nothing but tecnical terms and didn't ever give real life examples or a walk through and made me dizzy. I stopped learning for two years and sold my camera. Eventually, I taught myself and realized that photography needs to be broken down into basic terms with simple examples. Now I've done simply that for anyone to learn in just a few hours!

You want to learn or struggle with the following:

  • camera settings

 

  • understanding shutter speed, ISO, and aperture is

 

  • the best camera starting off to purchase

 

  • and more?

The Beginner’s Photography e-course is perfect for anyone ready to learn right away on their own time. Stop and pickup where you left off anytime!

Ready to learn photography on your own?

Still have questions?

What Format Will The Course Be Taught In?

The training is split anywhere between 2-10 mini video trainings. The training is online ran on Thinkific platform that will allow you to easily access your progress, pick up where you left up, and rewind if necessary throughout the course.

How long do I have access to the course?

The course will be availalbe to you for 1 year – and the course material is downloadble for you to keep forever!

I don’t have a camera yet. Is this course right for me?

Absoultey. This course is perfect for those looking to learn but whether they have a camera yet or not and excellent for those starting out, still inquiring the best camera for them to use.

I already know a bit about photography. Is this course going to tell me stuff I’ve already ready online?

Everything is online. The reason I created this was to break down all the technical information you’d have to sift through to properly comprehend what you need to know. It took me years to fight my anxieties to learn photography basics and now I want to provide the same information in a much more digestable way so it’s easier for you to retain the knowledge as you progress in your photography career.

Do you offer any refunds?

Unfortnately, not at this time

About the Author

I have been blogging online for a little over a decade. I’ve launched lifestyle blogs, blogs primarily focused on poetry and writing, fashion, and more. From there I became a Software Engineer in 2016.

While working as a software engineer, I was sought after by a few major brands to become their brand ambassador that paid me well. About 8 months after working with one and 2 after working with the other, I parted ways with my software engineering job and began working as a full-time fashion and travel blogger/influencer and photographer.

During my path to become this full-time, I struggled alot. From reaching out to brands, negotiating the right pay, figuring out photography and videography and so much. As I excelled and successfully acheived each milestone after long periods of stress, tears, sweat, and self-doubt, I decided to create e-courses and in-person workshops teaching others everything I’ve learned without all the headaches.

My goal for you as someone seeking help is to cut through all the overwhelming, mundane, information on google and other expensive resources that don’t tell you anything, and learn authentically and in detail simple practices to achieve whatever it is you’re trying to do that works best for you, your business, and your skillset. Good luck!
I fell off. Hard. I knew I was off when I stopped doing 2 things in particular, which are crucial for success. I was on track, practically accelerating. Then one day, I wasn’t. Within a blink of an eye, I began to regress, immensely. As if nothing I’ve done mattered when in fact, weeks, damn near months went by and I didn’t realize the regression.

#1 I stopped going to therapy. Talk about a major L.
# 2 I stopped making plans to achieve G O A L S. And that left me stagnant.

I used to always make plans to do things and complete tasks and sometimes I completed them and other times I didn’t. Nonetheless, by the end of the day turned week, turned month, I always questioned why I was never closer to my GOALS. Then I realized, I wasn’t planning correctly. The way I completed tasks never really got me closer to my goals and that made them feel harder to attain. Then I realized, you have to plan BACKWARDS.

So I created this goal planner in 2017 and design wise, I’ve come a tremendous long way. I put a lot into this because I figured someone like me would appreciate this as much as I did and still do and value the clarity it would bring to them. The purpose of my Goal Planner is to help you get a better view of your macro-goals and then assess your micro-goals and tasks that will keep you in line and in check to make sure by the end of the year, you’re knocking things out, getting shit done, and smashing your goals out the park.

Two things I stopped doing that threw me off my game: not going to therapy and no longer properly planning my goals. And while I’m happy to say I’ll be back visiting my therapist soon, I’ll also be doing the reallll footwork and properly planning my goals and achieving them. Because of this, I’ve decided to launch my 100% interactive 2020 Goal Planner for FREE.99 on my website for you to also demolish your goals and get on track.

So tell me, what’s 3 goals you plan to achieve next year and how do you plan to go about them? Comment them below then go jot them down with the your free interactive download. I also have a special surprise coming up in a few weeks related to this so be sure to stay tuned 👀

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How do you feel about yourself? No, but really, how do you feeeeel about yourself? I never under self-esteem, what anxiety was, or how depression has impaired me for the long run. How do ppl have high self-esteem? Where did that come from? What the hell is anxiety anyway and why as an adult that I finally can relate, can’t I still properly describe it? Who would’ve ever wondered that depression would lead me to a road of self-destruction, self-hatred no matter what the hell mountaintops I accomplish, self-sabotage, and millions of suicidal ideations to this exact very moment?

Dealing with my mother’s vapidly growing physical mental health, to my autistic twin brother’s outbursts, to being an entrepreneur, to always having to rely on social media for income, to burnout culture, to misunderstandings with friends, to trying to staying afloat monetarily, to never being content with what I currently have, to first world problems, to outer world problems, and much more, how the hell am I and others supposed to be mentally stable and healthy to deal with these day to day struggles and still be a functioning, non-criminal, human of society? I’m exhausted typing this as I ask the question.

November 10th at 2pm, @thekennwalker has sponsored a panel for us to discuss all things under the mental health umbrella. From suicide, to burnout culture, and more. A conversation for millennials, black ppl, black ppl in Detroit, millennial black ppl in Detroit, and more, I urge you all to slide through. And guess what? The tickets are FREE.99. Hosted by @quemorgan and with myself and others on the panel, I don’t think you’d want to miss this. Link in @thekennwalker’s bio. I can’t wait to see you there.

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Day 2!!! It was a whole thing! So far my favorite takeaways from the #Under30Summit were the Sexual Wellness panel, the personal finance keynote, the keynote with the CEO of @reformation and Antoni from Queer Eye, seeing someone of my favorite ppl I haven’t seen in awhile like @jewelljonesmi, @keyonclinton, @kevknows, and more, and of course, seeing QUEEEEEEEN muva @serenawilliams! Honored to be able to sit so close to greatness and hear her speak. Thank you to @forbesunder30 for inviting me firsthand to experience the next biggest thing to hit Detroit for the next 3 years! Forbes Detroit, lets get it!

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There’s literally one day left to gather your ticket to the Forbes Under 30 Summit this weekend! Use my code CharlieG for 30% off tickets and meet me there! I’m excited to dive deep into the workshops, tracks, and performances from Serena, The Chainsmokers, one-on-one with the Beyoncé of Migos - Quavo, figure out how to oust Trump with some of the presidential candidates, and more! I’m hype! The first Detroit Forbes Summit is going to be an experience! #under30summit

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My autistic twin brother just snapped this pic of me! Let me find out I make photographers out of everyone... 🤔 lol I’m so proud of him! I watched him have a panic attack every snap away lmao!

Anyhow, I’m headed to the grand opening of @hammerandnaildetroit! Follow along in my stories for the sneak peak! Congrats again and thank you for the invite! Can’t wait to indulge in @monarchclubdetroit’s @jaredbobkin delicious meals! 🙌🏾🙌🏾

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How do you utilize the Direct Message feature on Instagram? Do you use it for leisure? Do you use it for sharing memes in group chats with friends? Do you use it to 'shoot your shot' with a potential significant other?

I'll tell you a secret: it's all I do.

Guys have this interesting theory when sliding into a girl's DMs: "slide in as many as you can...eventually one will say yes," and I've been running with this theory ever since.

Social Media Managers of your favorite brands almost always see your DM even if they leave the message unread in the DM requests. The goal is to give them a reason to respond. If you get a response, they may tell you to reach out to them via the generic email in their profile. However, you don't want a generic info@InsertBrandHere.com. Emails to generic email addresses can get lost on the way to whom you're hoping it'll get to or you could never get a response. You want a specific name to a marketing director that can get you answers to how you can participate in paid collaborations faster.

Why you should start using Direct Messages to reach out to brands: • it's faster
• your Instagram profile serves as an immediate resume so they never have to leave the app
• if they find that you are a good fit (because you've fixed the 7 struggles we mentioned in my previous post), they're more than likely to respond almost immediately
• you can build relationships with the marketing manager faster that will be beneficial to you for future partnerships

Now that we have that understanding, it's important you know what to say to get an answer when you slide in the DMs of a brand. You need to ask for the marketing manager in charge of the brand and you want to give them a reason to give you that person's direct contact. Without that reason, they'll direct you to the generic email already on the page.

The reason that you want to give is that you want to send over your media kit to the marketing manager. Brands love seeing data about how you can bring value to them. When you do this, you will almost always receive the answer you're looking for.

So tell me now, are you sliding in DMs the right way? Comment below. I wanna hear how you slide in✍🏾

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Brought to you by the #Under30Summit, I’ve partnered with @forbesunder30 who’s finally made their way to Detroit! 🙌🏾 I’m doing a giveaway for an opportunity to win a free ticket to go to the Under 30 Summit with me October 27 - 30 to see performances from @21savage, speeches from @serenawilliams and more!

Swipe to see details on how you can enter this giveaway. You have 5 days to enter before I announce the winner on Friday!

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