From PicturePerfect: “How to Get Stunning Colors in Your Sunset Photography”, “How to Photograph Meteor Showers”, “Close-Up and Macro Photography Tips”, “More Tips on How to Take Sharp Photos”, “A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light”, & “What Makes a Great Photograph?”.
From PetaPixel: “Preying Eyes: Wildlife Photography as a Form of Paparazzi Intrusion”
From ShutterMuse: “Monopod vs Tripod – How to Choose and When to Use”
From CreativeNerds: “How to Create a Futuristic Blur Text Effect in PS”
From PSDvault: “Expert Tips on PS Magic Wand Tool”
From WebDesignDev: “20 Outstanding Free PS Text Effects”, “18 Best PS Add-Ons for Designers”
From fstoppers: “5 Helpful Tips for Editing Portraits in LR”
From PhotoshopTutorials & SparkleStock: “8 Free Summer LR Presets & LUTs”, “8 Free Fiery Nights LR Presets & LUTs”
SALE ENDS TONIGHT!
“Working with Crop Shapes, Borders & Brushes”
YouTube gave me some issues on Wednesday and did not upload properly! I re-uploaded the video and it has a new link (not the one you received if you were signed up for the webinar).
CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE VIDEO RECORDING
Notes for this special webinar will NOT be available for purchase! If you previously purchased one of the following sets: Crop Shapes 1, Crop Shapes 2, Crop Shapes 3, Swash Shapes, Brush Borders 1, Grunge Borders or Grunge Overlays, send me an email and I will send you the notes for FREE!
Going forward, the notes are included with the purchase of any of the above products.
I will also be making the video “private” after the end of August. The link will then also be included in these 7 products as well as future products of that type.
I will also be emailing the private link to those who have purchased these products, so you have it for future reference.
These seven sets are ON SALE AT 50% OFF
ONLY until TONIGHT, 8/17/21 (midnight EDT).
Click the pictures below to go directly to a product
or CLICK HERE to go to the Peacock Studio
My next regular monthly webinar will be
“Working with Layer Styles & Type”
Join me Tuesday, August 31st
at 4:00 pm (Eastern Time)
I had some great suggestions from my last survey on what you would like to see more of from me as well as topics for upcoming webinars and tutorials.
This was requested by more than a few people, so here you go! I’ll show you how to add Type to your images and then make it “pop” with Layer Styles. I’ll also demonstrate other uses for Layer Styles.
JUNE CONFERENCE RECORDINGS
Just a reminder…the recordings of the June Virtual Creative Photography Conference are available for just over two more weeks. On September 1st the recordings come down, so don’t miss out on catching all the sessions and re-watching your favorites!
Also, the Survey I sent out a few weeks ago will also be open until August 31st. We, along with our speakers, truly appreciate your time to give us your feedback. It only takes a few minutes and is gratefully appreciated!
CLICK HERE to go to the Survey
CAMERA CLUB SEMINARS
NOW SCHEDULING CAMERA CLUB SEMINARS FOR 2021-22 SEASON!
Is your camera club, conference or organization looking for programming that is instructional, informative
and fun? All seminars can be tailored to your group’s specific knowledge levels, and can be done via Zoom or in-person at a conference.
I have already scheduled eighteen clubs for the new season (most clubs meet Sept.-June). I am adding two new seminars – “Discover Luminar AI” and “Get Creative with the Nik Collection”. Other sessions include “Creativity with Your Smartphone”, “Working with Textures & Overlays”, “Creativity with Textures & Composites”, “Alternative Visual Artistry – Creative Post-Processing”, “Unleash Your Creativity with Topaz”, “HDR Imaging – the Natural Look”, and either Photoshop CC or Photoshop Elements for Beginners, Intermediate or Advanced levels. My list has descriptions of each session – email me for a copy!
And, I am running an early-bird booking special if a session is scheduled by August 31st. Have your program coordinator email me ASAP at Hazel@MeredithImages.com to get on my calendar!
Join us in Tennessee October 23-24, 2021
at the beautiful MeadowView Hotel & Conference Center
in Kingsport, TN
Our in-person Conferences keep you busy for 2 full days of seminars and hands-on photo-ops. Registration includes: Lunch both days; coffee “and”; all seminars; speaker’s notes on a flash drive; goodie bag; and a chance to mingle with other attendees and speakers.
Max 100 attendees.
Ken Sklute (AZ) – “Be Ready for the Unexpected” and “An Introduction to B&W Infrared Photography”
Lori Lankford (VA) – “In-Camera Creativity” and “The Beauty of Texture Photography”
Cheryl Tarrant (TN) – iPhoneography with DistressedFX and other apps
Kate Silvia (SC) – “Get Creative with Nik Software” and “Introduction to Photoshop Layers”
Loretta Paul-Goldin (CT) – “Creating Your Own Textures with Alcohol Inks” (a hands-on session)
Hazel Meredith (TN) – “Creativity with Plug-Ins” and “Using Textures, Brushes & Crop Shapes”
Dave Meredith (TN) – “Fun Compositing with Photos and Digital Art
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We will also have “add-on” Friday pre-conference sessions –
two in the afternoon – and one Friday evening
Friday 1:00-4:30 pm – Hazel Meredith – “Creating Your Own Textures in Photoshop and Elements”
Friday 1:00-4:30 pm – Lori Lankford – “Creative Flower Photography & Editing”
Friday evening (time TBD) – Ken Sklute – “A Night Under the Stars Photo Workshop” (both classroom and field time)
Click HERE to go to the Conference Web Page
for more info and to register!
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AUGUST SPECIAL – REGISTER BY 8/31
AND USE THE CODE SPEAKER25 TO SAVE $25!
BARNS & BACK ROADS WORKSHOPS
2022 SPRING & FALL DATES NOW AVAILABLE!
Come visit us and share the beauty of East TN! Join me for a workshop – limit 3 attendees per session (exception is 10/25-28, 2021). Travel the back roads of TN with me and photograph our great finds including old barns, houses, churches, cars, and beautiful scenery. Possibly throw in some cows and antiques too!
FALL 2021 SPACES AVAILABLE:
If you are interested in a Fall date, please book soon before they fill!!
Sept. 30-Oct. 3 (FULL) – PART 2 (different itineraries than our Spring Workshop)
Oct. 3-10 (1 spot open)
Oct. 13-16 (FULL)
Oct. 25-28 (2 spots open) – this is the only workshop with 6 people max – after our Conference
Oct. 31-Nov. 3 (FULL)
Nov. 5-8 (2 spots open)
SPRING 2022 DATES (all have 3 spots open at this time)
April 22-25, 2022
April 28-May 1, 2022
May 4-7, 2022
May 11-14, 2022
May 18-21, 2022
FALL 2022 DATES (all but one have 3 spots open at this time)
Sept. 21-24, 2022
Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2022
Oct. 12-15, 2022
Oct. 19-22, 2022 (FULL)
Oct. 26-29, 2022
We also have 2 guest rooms so there is an option to stay here if you wish.
There are also 2 hotels within 5 miles of our house and an Air BnB.
Take a look at our website for info HERE, and sign up HERE or through the link on the workshop page.
Feel free to email me with any questions at Hazel@MeredithImages.com.
IF YOU HAVE A GROUP OF 3 AND WOULD LIKE TO DO A WORKSHOP ON DATES NOT LISTED, CONTACT ME AND WE’LL SEE IF WE CAN SET IT UP!
WINTER VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
Yep, we’re planning ahead! Mark your calendars so you don’t miss our 3rd Virtual Creative Photography Conference on Feb. 26 & 27, 2022! I promise we’ll have another great line-up of speakers for more creative learning! Conference price will be $39 before Jan. 31, 2022 and $49 afterwards.
I’m also looking at hosting the event on Vimeo instead of Zoom to see if I can make the registration process simpler. Stay tuned for details!!
ONGOING COUPON CODES
I have coupon codes for textures and eBooks not already on sale:
Spend $25 in one order and save 10% with code PEACOCK10
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