Topics of Study
Elements of Photography
Improve your understanding of the universal elements of photography. Enhance your pictures by learning to employ concepts like composition, exposure, contrast, perspective, lighting, tone, color, and more.
Camera Settings 101
Break out of automatic mode. Gain creative control of your imagery by taking over the decision making process. Utilizing manual settings, you can produce consistent results every time you shoot.
Receive detailed instruction in modern digital post-processing software. Elevate your images to the next level by harnessing the power of Adobe Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic CC, Photoshop CC, and Capture One Pro.
“Photography is not about cameras, gadgets and gizmos. Photography is about photographers. A camera didn’t make a great picture any more than a typewriter wrote a great novel.”
– Peter Adams
Book a Class
“Skill in photography is acquired by practice and not by purchase.”
– Percy W. Harris
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I may remember. Involve me and I learn."
— Benjamin Franklin
About John Olive
John Olive is a Miami-based photographer who specializes in commercial advertising, lookbooks, product photography, fashion editorials, and model portfolio development. Examples of his work can be seen on his website by clicking here:
When not working on a project, John enjoys sharing his knowledge and passion for photography with others. John offers one-on-one training in all aspects of photography, from the basics of camera settings and understanding lighting, to Lightroom / Photoshop workflow.
John offers businesses a full suite of photography consultation services. He can help train your staff, design & build onsite studios tailored to the needs of each business, and fully integrate rock-solid photographic systems that easily scale.
For more information about how John can help you, feel free to get in touch: