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Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if I cannot attend my Live Online Class Session?

We record all our live classes session. So if for some reason you cannot attend a live session you will have 1 year watch the the recorded video.

NOTE: Online classes are non-refundable.

What do I need to attend Live Class Session?

You will need a high-speed internet connection to attend our live online class.

We use Zoom Meetings to run our online classes. Zoom Meetings is compatible with all devices, including Mac and PC desktop computers and laptops, mobile phones, and tablet devices. If you're still not sure whether your device will work with our streaming services, try your device out by joining a test meeting at https://zoom.us/test

NOTE: We do not recommend using your mobile phone to attend the meeting because of small screen size of mobile phone. You will get most out of your Online Classes if you are watching out live session on 13 inch or larger screen.

Can I access Online Classes after the Live Session?

Yes. We will attempt to record live presentation. Barring any unforeseen circumstances you will have 1 year access to the recorded video.

What's Included in our Online Classes?

Visual Wilderness Online classes is a live event. Here is what is included in our live online classes:

  • You will be able to watch and hear the instructors as they teach the class topic.
  • Our instructors use a variety of teaching materials in the online classes. These materials may include a Live video, Presentation, Post Processing and Field Videos and more.
  • You will be able to ask question during the Live Event using Zoom’s chat box. NOTE: You do not need a microphone to ask questions. All questions are submitted using the chat box.
  • We will send you a video recording of the class after the live session is completed.

Black & White Photography Masterclass

v2212

Discover an incredible amount of drama and beauty that is revealed when floral images are converted to black and white using Adobe Lightroom.

– with Alan Shapiro

Nov 27, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

$39.95

GET UNLIMITED ACCESS

Get unlimited streaming access to Webinar & Online Classes Recordings & ALL Video Tutorials on Visual Wilderness for just $14.95/mo.

CLASS AGENDA

  • Introduction
  • Overview of the specific B&W conversion tools within Lightroom
  • Start-to-finish examples where we’ll covert photographs to B&W and edit them for maximum impact
  • Q&A will be answered throughout the webinar

SOFTWARE REQUIREMENT

  • Compatible with: Photoshop CC 2020 or later, Adobe Lightroom Classic.
  • Video Created with: Photoshop CC 2020 or later, Adobe Lightroom Classic.

If Alan had his druthers, he would live in a black-and-white world. It makes getting dressed each morning so simple.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Alan’s favorite B&W conversion tools in Lightroom (LR) and Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) and how he uses them
  • How to look for the potential in a photograph and map out a path to get you there
  • Everything you need to know about Lightroom’s new Color Grading Module for split toning
  • Explore how tonal curve in lightroom can change a mood of your photo. 
  • Some often forgotten finishing touches, additional plug-in options and more.

Black and white is a bit of a misnomer as there are shades of gray that make B&W anything but. The conversion process results in fascinating images with so much drama and nuance, subtlety, and mystery. The B&W conversion and editing process for many still holds quite a bit of drama and mystery. Well…Tra-la-la…Alan is gonna help with a Masterclass filled with his complete workflow and favorite tips and tricks. Rest assured that he will show you how easy and fun this part of the process can be.

What People are Saying

Enlightening and easy to understand

Alan Shapiro is a phenomenal photographer and artist. His thought process and techniques are enlightening and easy to understand.

Patricia Stokes
Fall City, Washington

Visual Wilderness Online Classes are brilliant!

The hands on demonstration portion of the Visual Wilderness Online Classes are brilliant! Such a great way to learn!

Pat Rhubottom

He is a dynamic, fascinating presenter

Alan Shapiro‘s work is inspirational. And aspirational. He is a dynamic, fascinating presenter. He is very generous with explaining how to set up the home studio, what lighting to use and why, product and resource lists. And it’s fun while you are learning! Bingo!

Leslie Baker
Los Angeles California, USA

Alan is a master of color & light

Alan has always been a favorite of mine. Having him share his technique on  Visual Wilderness  has been fabulous. Alan, is a master of color & light, and a fabulous teacher.

Jeri Mearns
Kiawah Island, South Carolina

A great learning experience for me

Visual Wilderness Online Classes offered a great learning experience for me. I have been trying to get to the next level in my post-processing and this really helped. It opened up many new doors for me and challenges me to many new creative possibilities.

Jack Tsuji
Los Angeles, California

I have learned so much from the videos

Visual Wilderness Streaming Service is the one service that I subscribe to that I truly would be heartbroken to lose!!! I have learned so much from the videos and love that I can go back and re-watch them to refresh myself whenever I want. I knew the videos were outstanding, but I’m in awe at how amazing your customer service is.

Stephanie Young
Kentucky, United States

Great information

Visual Wilderness Online Classes have great information presented in a logical manner.

Susan Baker
Ory Payson, AZ

Love Alan’s artistic approach

Love Alan Shapiro‘s artistic approach in using textures on photographs. The webinar was helpful in terms of techniques and so inspiring.

Neva Oliver
Missoula, Montana

Outstanding Educational Products

Visual Wilderness offers outstanding Educational Products quite different from what is on offer in the landscape photography market.

Luciana
London, England

Eager for further on line classes with Alan Shapiro

I enjoyed the class immensely and am eager for further on line classes with Alan Shapiro on Visual Wilderness.

Sue Reyman

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