Licensing Theme Challenge

Week 2: Check In

Hey there! We have made it through Week 2, and so it's time for a check in.

This was a tough shoot for me, because for the most part I used myself as a model. 

It is also really hard to try to differentiate 20-50+ photos from one another when they are of a limited subject.

Still, I tried to create variation with light, pose, and editing.

Editing for impact was definitely something that I focused on, which meant that this was a time intensive challenge week for me,

Here is an example of how I tried to edit to create an emotive photograph:


Since shooting, editing and uploading my images I have heard back from one of my stock agencies.

In this video I take you behind the scenes of what was accepted!

I would love to see what you create, so feel free to share your portfolio with me by joining us in my artists' group on Facebook Beneath the Surface.

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PS: If you want to get a jump start on portfolio building, I have put together an ebook called Licensed to Thrill of my 30 favorite book cover themes to help inspire your future photoshoots to build a portfolio that sells!

Licensed to Thrill is also now also a bonus for all students who enroll in Uncovered: Selling Your Art for Book Covers if you're interested in in-depth help in your licensing career, which is a pretty sweet deal!