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How to Shoot Photos like a Pro (Without Being a Pro)

Jon Olsson, YouTuber, Entrepreneur, Skier, Traveler

How to Shoot Photos like a Pro (Without Being a Pro)

Jon Olsson, YouTuber, Entrepreneur, Skier, Traveler

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21 Lessons (35m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Our Gear

    • 3. Vertical vs Horizontal

    • 4. Lighting

    • 5. Most Common Mistakes

    • 6. Composing

    • 7. Shoot Against The Light

    • 8. Making It Look Natural

    • 9. Getting Creative

    • 10. Making Things Stick Out

    • 11. How Much To Shoot

    • 12. Tell a Story

    • 13. Shooting for Instagram

    • 14. Use Your Access

    • 15. Shallow Depth of Field

    • 16. How To Act Behind The Camera

    • 17. Having Unique Gear

    • 18. Let's Talk Focus

    • 19. Drone Photography

    • 20. GoPro Photography

    • 21. Conclusion

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About This Class

The Team Overkill guide to shooting photos like a professional! 

In this class, you’re going to get lots of insight from start to finish in relation to how we go about taking and editing photos, from gear, to lighting, to Instagram tips.

Some quick background: I was a professional skier for 20 years, and with that, I was always in front of the camera, but through working with photographers, I got to learn quite a bit. I really like photography as I always loved the aspect of capturing a moment in the best possible way. I eventually became a YouTuber, and on the side built my Instagram page to 1m followers. I’m not a professional photographer, but I think I have a unique insight in terms of taking photos as I’ve built my skills with a modern day social media side of of things in mind.

What you'll learn: 

  • What gear we use to take the best photos - what is necessary as opposed to what is just nice to have!
  • When should you take photos in vertical mode, and when in horizontal? 
  • Lighting - one of the most important things about taking a great photo! 
  • The most common mistakes that new photographers make, and how to avoid! 
  • How to compose a picture in the best way possible
  • Why you should shoot against the light (get the sun flares!!)
  • How to photograph a person and make it look natural, as opposed to it looking staged!
  • How you can get creative with photos, and how to make people stand-out
  • How many photos should you be taking? Take 20 photos, or 500? 
  • How to tell a story through a photograph
  • How to optimize your photos so that they look great for Instagram
  • Why you should shoot wide angle
  • What you should be doing, and how you should be acting, behind the camera
  • Do you need special types of gear? 
  • The ins and outs of drone photography, and even GoPro photography

What's next?

- Photography Editing Class - coming in mid-September!


Leave your comments below and I'll do my best to get back to them, and feel free to leave a review if you found this helpful! ;-)


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Jon Olsson

YouTuber, Entrepreneur, Skier, Traveler


YouTuber, Skier, Entrepreneur and World Traveler! 

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1. Introduction: Hey, my name is you Nilsson. And today I thought that I would try to give or do the best possible class in how to get better at taking photos. And with me behind the camera, we have Yanni, my girlfriend. Oh, she's my wife now. We just got married and I keep forgetting, but so a little bit of background on us or me. I was a professional skier for 20 years where we did a lot of extreme jumps and I was always in front of the camera. But working with photographers, you've got to learn quite a bit. So I did that for 20 years. So cameras was always around. And I always loved the whole aspect of capturing a moment in the best possible way. And then my life kind of transitioned into being a youtuber, which means that we now travel the world and shoot good content. And when you're a youtuber, you also kind of become influencer and you think a lot of photos for Instagram. So I have now reached a 1,000,000 followers on Instagram and honey. My wife has 1.3 million. So we are not professional photographers, But I think that us coming from a different background and seeing images kind of with the social media as a background, I think can give a bit of a unique touch to this class. So I'm gonna try to dig in here, and I'm gonna hopefully get some expert advice from Yanni s. Well, in the class, we're going to go through everything from cameras, lenses, memory cards, photo technique. We're gonna talk about where you're going to use the shots if you should do a standing or horizontal and basically begin toe as many details of photography as possible. Are you guys ready? I'm excited. I love taking photos. 2. Our Gear: So let's kick things off with gear. We love gear behind the lens on the camera that we're filming. All right now is Sony A seven s three. It is a fantastic camera for basically everything. The only thing with this cameras that I don't like the camera, it's just buttons. And just to feel of it and I don't it's a great camera. I just don't like it. And I've gone through every single camera there itself. Tried face one, you know, like the 30 $40,000 cameras and I love gear. But I'm gonna run through what I have now. This right here is the Canon one DX mark two. It's basically a workhorse. This thing is just like it's not sexy. It's not like that's not anything, but it's really good, and I like it. What do you think, honey, I know you're a pro like really taking photo. If you're just instagram way too over, you have to be really, really into it to bring this camera around at all times and with the lens wise for this we have the 7200 which is one of my absolute favorites, because I like taking long lens shots so that the person that I'm shooting doesn't really know that I'm shooting. So 7200. We have a 21.4 from Sigma, and I would say that 21.4 and the Canon one DX is probably my favorite combo of all this set up stood up, shot light and Sigma is not expensive either. So it's nice when you find something that's not crazy. Expensive 35 1.4 haven't shot with this is much yet, but I do love the signal insists Same thing 51.4 and then we are actually missing on 85 1.2 , which is also one of my favorite lenses. So at that moment, this is what I use when I go take photos to just briefly explain what 85 1.2 means is basically. So this lens is a 50 50 millimeter. So that's how much Sumit has basically, and 1.4 is how much light gets into the lens. So the lower the number, the more shallow depth of field. So if you want that blurry background, you want a really low number. Unfortunately, low numbers are usually expensive, too. So soon lands usually means a higher F stop and fix. Lenses are usually lower better, but it kind of sucks bringing a lot of these around. But this this is more fun lens to shoot with. So maybe I should get a fixed 200. Okay, I'm gonna try to run through here real quick because this has taken a lot of time. This is Yanni's camera, like a Q, which we have shot probably a 1,000,000 photos with and a 1,000,000 Biyani shoots her video blogger on her block on this camera, and it is best sensational camera. I'm sure with that a bit too much, so I'm a little sick of it. But when it comes to the size and everything in the video it produces and the like a look that it has, I want to say that this is the best bring around camera. Fantastic. And then you have the like a M, which is a super super sick camera. It only has manual focus. You go through a range finder, so it's a different kind of focus. It's a huge pain in the ass to shoot with this really difficult so I haven't used this since I got the cannon. It's a bad Well, it's not A bad camera gives a good look, but I love it. It's like I love it, but it's really unpractical, but amazing look, So I wouldn't recommend anyone to get this unless you really, really into it. Last but not least, I just want to bring up this. This is the penicillin or the blue mix jh five. It is by no means a great photo camera, but it is a great overall camera. We use this for almost a year for bogging and the stabilization. This is insane. You can shoot this, assume this like this and you have an 800 millimeter lens and you can still shoot stable with this. Being able to shoot an 800 millimeter lens is something that I really miss when I have the cannon because that's only a 200. And then one thing that I don't nearly use enough that create some of the sickest photos you can take this the drones. This is a D giant maverick pro. It shoots incredible photos. I just published a photo of this house a few hours ago, and it just looks stunning. So shooting from a bird's eye perspective with this is something I want to do a lot more because really should video when this is in the air. But I'm gonna try to shoot more photos because this is really, really cool, actually. So that's basically the cameras that we run around with. But I almost forgot. Probably almost the most useful camera ISS. This thing, I mean, if you run around with this in your shooting for Instagram, you are much more likely to get more likes on this than this. So it's kind of I think that's important. Teoh Try to think about why are you getting a camera? Where are the pictures gonna be used to sit for you? Is it for What's it for? Basically, because Yanni always tells me that a cell phone picture on Instagram will usually get Mawr engagement than pro photo camera set up. So in terms of favorite set up, everyone is different. I love the long lens with the cannon. So Yanni, like acute 28 millimeter or I have seen that she likes the canon with 20 on, even though it's heavy and then, in terms of Benjamin, our dear filmer. He loves the 35 millimeter on the like of because he is an artist. He is really about getting the artsy shot, and you get Maurizi. What a like a on. Then, before we move on from equipment, I figured we can talk about just memory cards. The only advice I have is to get a really fast memory card, cause if you take a lot of photos and have a slow memory card, it's just so painful to sit there and wait for the photos to get into your computer. And I think that's it for gear and and that aspect of it. I'm sure a lot of people are really bored with that stuff, so we're gonna move on to the next part of this glass now and really get into actual photography. 3. Vertical vs Horizontal: So let's start with the very, very basics. Do you want to shoot a vertical or a horizontal photo? I mean, all cameras are built to be shot in horizontal. Even though the one DX actually works like this, you can feel that it's not built for this. But now, with social media change in the world the way it has, we shoot 95% in vertical. So basically we shoot everything in vertical because when we're posting on Instagram, we only post standing for by five. Because basically, if you're scrolling down instagram, if you have a standing image, it just takes longer to pass it, versus if you have a more subtle you pass it more quickly. So if you are shooting to put it on instagram shoot standing, that is just it works a lot better, but I think it's an important thing to bring up because a lot of people in the post war sandal or square it doesn't matter what, even if it's video like whatever it ISS, it goes in standing for five. So I think once we have covered that, we can move on to more photo details 4. Lighting: So when it comes to shooting, what is the first thing we think about? If we're going to go shoot, what would you say, honey, what's the first thing we think about a light light? That location says pretty much the two main things that we focus on, and it's always kind of what I think makes the difference in the end. And then, of course, if you connect that, what gear you should be using, it doesn't matter if this is an excellent camera. If this is not with you, this is gonna be a much better camera. The best camera is always the one you have with you so, like twice If if we can choose, we like shooting either in the morning or at night or afternoon, much more than midday, because midday you have a really sharp son straight from above, and it is quite tricky to shoot. So if you have to shoot in the middle of the day, we always try to find a place that has shaped. So the whole image is basically in the shadow because most people, they always try toe, go out here like make sure you're in the sun But if you shoot midday, it's much easier to get a good shot if you actually just put yourself in the shape. And another, I think really cool. Light is the moment that the sun has set, like right as it disappears behind the rice, and there's still some light coming. So if you think shoot with the light, it creates this really soft, a nice light. So that's something I want to recommend us well, moments after it sets should with the light so that the person you're shooting is lit up by this nice self warmly and as we talk about light and these kind of things. Of course, we could talk about flashes and reflective screens and all this, but we never use that. So we are not the right people to give any sort of tips on this. But I know that if you can use it right, it really can create some great stuff. So if you're into that, make sure toe check out someone that uses step. But the way we shoot, we want to be quick and efficient, and that means the least amount of gear possible 5. Most Common Mistakes: And then let's talk about the most common mistakes that happens, Yanni. If you are out shooting and you ask someone to shoot a photo of you, what is the most common mistake that people do? That's exactly what I put on my notes. A lot of people when I shoot, I always make sure that either your cut by my niece or you make sure that the feeder in because so many people love to just cut a put like a little bit. And that's something that I think it's such an easy detail to to make, make sure you don't do so. That's something I wanted to highlight. And then we have another thing that I want to say that most people don't pay attention to this at all. But to me it can either make or break a shot to me. It's so terrible when this is done wrong and it is basically imagine if I'm shooting Yanni now and then right behind Yanni. There's a light pole or a paltry or whatever it ISS, and it comes straight behind her head, looking at what's behind the object. You want to shoot ISS so key to make sure that it just looks good. And then when we're on this thing, it's something that Johnny keeps reminding me on every single time we should with the white lands. Say this 20 millimeter here. If you put a person right at the edge of the frame, that person is gonna be like, what? Super wide. So the wider the lens you have, the more important it is to have whatever you're shooting fairly center in the image. The more you go to the side, the more you're really looking. But once you go over 35 50 millimeter, it's not as important. So I'm saying that that was it for the most basic part of shooting. So now I think it's time to move on to a couple more advanced things. 6. Composing: So once you have figured out when you want to shoot and where you want to shoot, the next thing is composing. If you look at a say surrounding in a person, where do you want to put the person and basically, how you compose the picture and make such an enormous difference toe have that correct balance? So I think really looking at what you have and then making sure that you place everything correctly and that you're not cutting off weird things is extremely key. I'm gonna throw in a couple examples of images that I like, because there they just have that nice balance in them. I can't say why they're great. I just kind of I really like them. So here goes a few examples of images that I think are composed really well. I have something. Yes, of course, always, always straight, because when you see a photo that when it's not straight, sometimes even see adds and magazines words off and that's, ah, great thing to remember to check 7. Shoot Against The Light: And then let's talk about shooting against the night. I'd say that 45 years ago, I was always shooting with the light. You know, like normal common sense. You want a person to be in the sun's It's really nice. And then I met Oscar back yet, and he always wanted to shoot against the sun. I'm like, That's so weird. But if you know how to edit the photo and you're shooting and raw, you have J pagan raw and raw as possible to extract more information from. And if you shoot against the light and you edit it in light room or Photoshopped, you can really get these nice flares, which is really, really cool. So don't be afraid to shoot against the light. But make sure if this is the person this is the sun. Make sure to have it a bit off to the side, because if the sun's straight behind the head, it's really hard toe kind of saved information image so kind of like person, middle son of it on the site, and we love flares. Flares are really cool 8. Making It Look Natural: And then let's talk about something that I have been trying to figure out how to do in the best possible. Wait a lot lately, and that is how to figure out how to shoot a person and make it look natural. Because nowadays, on social media, you have so many like I kind of like the male model looking over the shoulder mid step. I just don't like these photos. I just don't like when it looks like posting so hard. That is one of the reasons that I like this thing because I was shooting Yanni a lot on Lisa, and I would just kind of let them walk ahead and I walk 30 40 meters behind issues, so basically they don't know that I'm shooting and then you get these natural reactions. It takes a bit longer to shoot like this, but I think that since I shoot a lot for brands, I think that if you have that post, it just looks like a bad commercial. And if you can figure out how to shoot images that look like they're real, they're actually happening. Then I think that that is much better 9. Getting Creative: so in combination with trying to shoot it natural. I think whatever you have in the picture, if you're shooting now, I'm always talking about you. Yeah, because I shoot her a lot. But I think what you bring into a photo can really help change a photo. Let's say you shoot somewhere. It's all white, and Yanni would have a red Vespa, whether let's just have that as an example. So I think bringing details. Even if it's a car, it can be an ice cream, a dog, the best thought. Whatever. You have a cool things. I think that can really help make a photo much cooler than just the straight normal shot up . Just a normal shot. So that's a good thing to just whenever someone's shooting me. I like to hold a camera because I feel like more natural 10. Making Things Stick Out: and then another thing that I think is super key is to think about. If you have a green background, you probably don't want the person that you're shooting where agreed. So if you can kind of keep in mind what the person is wearing and colors, it's always nice to shoot it in a way so that whatever you are shooting stands out because when they just blends together, it's terrible. Whenever Janni puts on, like a full red dress or full yellow dress, I love shooting it because it just pops and looks much nicer than an outfit that has five different colors and just this is cleaner. I think that's really nice. 11. How Much To Shoot: and then to finish up this section. I wanted to talk about how much he shoots because different people shoot very differently. I know that a lot of Johnny's friends it can vary from What would you say it? Sometimes we take maybe 20 photos for a block post that five of them are being used. And what would you say that the most amount of photos of some of your friends are taken like 500 photos? So, yeah, it varies a lot. And personally, I think that it's good toe. Keep it fairly low, because if you shoot too many your pride, gonna like, just look through them. You don't focus on trying to get that good one. And I think it's important when you important, spend a lot of time on choosing which photos to add it. Instead of starting to edit all of them, pick and choose and kind of make sure that you spend time editing on the correct ones, but everyone's different, so if you like shooting a lot, shoot a lot. But I think keeping it fairly low it's better because it just creates a nicer workflow, and then you could take more photos 12. Tell a Story: Let's talk about how to tell a story, because if you're taking a photo and you're not telling a story, people are not gonna probably be us intrigued by the photo. And I think that's one of the reasons that this long lens is maybe not getting as much love on social media. It's a cool photo, but that might not tell a story. Where is a 20 millimeter wide angle? Catches like a super wide scene, which makes the people that watch it feel like they're They're in a different way. So I think in terms of telling a story, I think it's great to have wide lenses. Let's throw in an example of the same place but shot on a loan lands first really soon, then and then we're shooting the same location with a wide angle. Then I see you can see we're telling more of a story with the wide angle. And then again, I think capturing natural moments are fantastic. Shooting people when they don't know they're being shot, I think is by far the best kind of hate posting photos, and I love the natural kind of just It just got captured on camera kind of photos 13. Shooting for Instagram: and since our kind of main place of publishing all these photos Instagram. I want to bring up a good combination of how you can make the best of two worlds so wide lens for the photo that get people excited and then you shoot a second photo that's tighter . If you love these like meat and with swipe function on Instagram, you can have the white first swipe, and you have tight so you can have the best of two worlds. So I think it serves a social media. It's pretty good to take the same scene in two or three different ways and post them on a slight function. 14. Use Your Access: and then I want to end this part with something pulled, ripped, it'll be. Paul is one of the best photographers in the world that he is now currently traveling with Lewis Hamilton as his personal photographer, and I will never forget what poll told me. And he said that you should shoot wide angle because you have access to places that other people don't. So if you're white angle, it will be shown in a much different way. Kind of like if you're a press photographer and you're shooting a super long lens on a soccer field, you feel like there's a distance between you and what is happening. But if you have a wide lens, it's kind of like you right there. So if you have access to things that are maybe a bit uncommon than a wide angle will make it more personal. And I realized when I'm sitting here talking, I realized I should only be shooting wide angles, so I just don't know why I just love this thing so much. It's heavy to carry around. It doesn't get likes. It's a pretty expensive, but yet I love it. But then again, sometimes you got to think about, You know, you're shooting for other people. Who were you shooting because you love it? And apparently this is my passion lens, my passion project not sort of the most ideal or cleanse for me. I still loved this, though, So let's dive into a shallow depth of field a little more the f stop we talked about earlier. Normally, if you have a wide angle 20 millimeter, you will not get a one point for. This is pretty rare that you have that wide of a lens with a 1.4. So a 1.4 on a 20 millimeter is gonna much more things in focus, then a 2.8 on a 200 millimeter lens. Getting a shallow depth of field on white ambulances is kind of hard to find, and you won't find it really consume lenses. And that is why I really want to recommend this the Sigma 21 point for the our plans. It's really fantastic, Actually, One thing, though that actually is really good with this lens is if you are shooting safe for me, I'm shooting Yanni and we have to get the shot off an outfit that she has. But everywhere we go, it is just super messy in the background. It's just not nice in any way. Then, if you have a 200 millimeter lens, you can make the depth of field so shallow that you can kind of just eliminate the terrible background. Let's show one example that will shoot here with a 20 millimeter 1.4, and then we'll show a shot with 2.8 72 100. And as you can see the background, it's now mostly eliminated. So that is one thing that's really good with this. You have terrible location and background. The long lands is kicking ass. And then I always drive for shallow depth of field. I think it's really cool. But then there's sometimes when you shouldn't have that because you want to show the background. Let's say from shooting a picture of this of the House interior wise, I want to show that everything is in focus because I want to show what it looks like. Do you want to have a higher F stop? And I figured that would be important to add in, since I'm always talking about shell and up the field, but sometimes remember, you don't need it 15. Shallow Depth of Field: So let's dive into a shallow depth of field a little more the F stop we talked about earlier. Normally, if you have a wide angle, a 20 millimeter, you will not get a one point for. This is pretty rare that you have that wide of a lens with a 1.4. So a 1.4 on a 20 millimeter is gonna much more things in focus, then a 2.8 on a 200 millimeter lens. Getting a shallow depth of field on white angle lenses is kind of hard to find, and you won't find it really consume lenses. And that is why I really want to recommend this. The Sigma 21 point for the art lends its really fantastic, actually. One thing, though, that actually is really good with this lens is if you are shooting safe for me, I'm shooting Yanni and we have to get the shot off an outfit that she has. But everywhere we go, it is just super messy in the background. It's just not nice in any way. Then, if you have a 200 millimeter lens, you can make the depth of field so shallow that you can kind of just eliminate the terrible background. Let's show one example that will shoot here with a 20 millimeter 1.4, and then we'll show a shot with 2.8 72 100. And as you can see, the background is now mostly eliminated. So that is one thing that's really good with this. You have terrible location and background. The long lens is kicking ass. And then I always drive for shallow depth of field. I think it's really cool. But then there's sometimes when you shouldn't have that, because you want to show the background, Let's say from shooting a picture of this of the house interior wise, I want to show that everything is in focus because I want to show what it looks like. Do you want to have a higher F stop? And I figured that would be important to add in, since I'm always talking about shell and up the field, but sometimes remember, you don't need it 16. How To Act Behind The Camera: and then you have the aspect of how to act behind the camera because depending on how you act behind the camera, that's gonna tell a completely different thing to whoever's in front of the camera. I know that whenever I shoot like I am, I'm so focused, trying to get the focus that I don't say anything. I don't instruct the model or I don't do anything, and I'm just sucking. But when I'm shooting the cannon, this is Papa Bob. And if you are excited behind the camera, the difference for whoever's being photographed its enormous because if you're kind of posting there and you're like, I wonder if this is good, like the photographers not saying anything, it's really hard to bring the best out of a model. So remembering toe act well behind the camera is mega mega important. I know that the people that do that, it's just an enormous difference 17. Having Unique Gear: And then let's talk about one of my favorite subjects. When you show up to shoot someone or shoot in general, whatever you holding it in your hand, camera lice is gonna make a huge difference. Let's take this isn't an example. If I had a photographer show up with this, I would not think that he is the most kick ass photographer in the world. The cannon is okay, but it's not mega kick ass either. But if I would have had a face one here that just looks like the mega bossom, it's what, 40 $50,000? I've realized that whatever camera you have in your hands, it does change how people look at it again. Paul told me he was shooting George Clooney and he was shooting George wit like M. And normally, if you go to a studio full photo shoot, you either have like a cannon or hustled Lauder face one. But because he was running around with this focusing manually, she got George like That's a cool camera you have, and he got a connection with the person he was shooting. So what you have can, actually, it doesn't make a difference like guys always great people are excited about like us and cannons. They're not as exciting but one DX and how fattest that does help. You don't look like an artist, but you look like a photographer, so whatever you have in your hand, it actually makes a difference. And that is something I constantly uses. A. A great recent to buy new gear. We bought a read video camera that we shot logs on. It's basically the same camera that they filmed transformers on. And of course you don't need that for a log. But us having that made us stand out in the dog world. So that was basically a PR thing. More than anything, I want to say that it worked pretty well and I loved it. It was fun to use this one. 18. Let's Talk Focus: And then let's talk a bit about focus. This is a fantastic camera. That's one of the reasons that I like this so much because you can, you know, there's a 1,000,000 different settings and everything, and you can have a full automatic and they choose the cameras juices itself, where it's gonna focus. Personally, I like to have one spot that I choose, where this and then I use this little joystick care to move around where the image that I want it. And that's one of the things I check first on cameras like Q ISS. It has the same function here, but it's just not as nice and quick to move her out. And then, of course, you have the manual focus lenses. It's cool. It's fun. It makes you take a bit more time for every photo you're taking, so you focus a bit more, but it's such a challenge to figure out how to do how to use this. Well, Paul has taken over three million photos with the like M and A 24 1.4, so he can basically just get things and focus just by guessing. And that is to me I don't. I understand how he does it. I don't get a one bit better at using this efficiently. And then one thing that I'm pretty good at not doing is to shoot a couple shots, check the focus before you keep shooting. Sometimes or a lot of times I'm like, Oh, yeah, we're killing it. And then you realize after 10 minutes that all the stuff you shot were autofocus because you didn't have the correct focus settings. Or maybe they're over exposed because you forgot to change the I S O and these kind of things. So making sure that you check your images before you shoot a lot as something that I want to say is important because I've made the mistake of 1,000,000 times that I didn't do it. 19. Drone Photography: and then let's just quickly jump over to drone photography. This has improved so much in the last couple years that now you can actually take fantastic images with this. And one thing that actually learned recently is that you can go into the settings and actually flip the gimbal so that you shoot in a vertical image instead of a horizontal, which makes it waiting way better for Instagram. And I am really gonna try to personally get better at shooting more with a drone because again, if you are in stomp, if you work with Instagram like we dio having a nice, clean instagram feed is something we appreciate a lot. So if you have a nice aerial shot of something, it's usually pretty clean, and that makes your feet look pretty nice. So, yeah, he's always thought me that it's like it's important to have a variety on the different images you take. So this is the Magic Pro. We have also tried The Phantom Phantom fourth e inspire to which is, like we have downstairs this monster most grown, but we don't shoot as much photos with it. But I want to say that the improvement in less little bit has been very impressive. And now you can actually take good stuff with us. So I want to just remind ever on the Hassett to use it for photo and not just for film. 20. GoPro Photography: and then I don't have one here. But let's talk about GoPro's when it comes to GoPro's. I am far from an expert when it comes to use in them in the best possible way. I see these guys, you know Sam Evans as an example. Benny. There's a couple of guys who are just so good at using their GoPro's and it looks incredible. I really want I want to get better at that, that as well. But there's some stuff The GoPro is just sensational for in some situations that GoPro just kills all other cameras. So here are a couple examples of GOPer shots that Benny has taken. That I think is super super cool. Since we're talking about GoPro, let's talk about the fusion ago profusion, which is the 3 60 camera. We used quite a bit for the logs, but we don't use it as a 3 60 We can move manually. We use it as a flat image that we can kind of cheese. Assume on it. I know Benny took one photo on the front off the yacht, going to Bisa. Here I am running around with big lenses, and I don't get nearly as cool images. So using the go pro on the go profusion for those like really white shots that you otherwise couldn't get is something that I think it's super good to kind of remember that it's there and it's good. 21. Conclusion: so with that said, I think that I've run through all the things that I came to think about in terms of giving tips on photos. So please let me know if there's any specific questions you might have. So I think that is most of the things that I thought about when it comes toe tips on photography that I wish that I figured out earlier Becoming a good photographer is you can never be a perfect photographer. You keep learning and learning and learning and asked with everything in life. It's, you know, the more you do it, the better you're gonna get. So practice, practice, practice, practice makes perfect. I feel like the more that I shoot, the more fun I think it is. So that's the only recommendation I have. If you like shooting with iPhones, shoot iPhones because at the end of the day they're all such good cameras nowadays and it really kind of comes down to how you use them. So shoot whatever camera that makes you shoot a lot and that makes you stoked on shooting, and I hope that we were able to bring a couple of unique points in terms of social media because I know that there's so many photo classes online. But I want to try to explain this, not from a photographer's point of view, where you get real technical and settings and all this because I'm terrible at that stuff. I just know what I like, and I try to figure out how to do it technically, So hopefully this was a bit of a unique plus in the next class that we're doing. We're going to get into editing because I think when it comes to editing, we are probably better than we are on actually taking the photos because we love editing photos. Hope you like this, and we will be back with a full editing class in a little bit. Thanks for listening, and we'll see you soon. Over and out from Yoon and Young by