Behind the Lens

Learn to navigate the range of options available to you in order to produce a finished image that matches your artistic vision.

Behind the Lens Course is replaced by Creative Photography video tutorials.

FREE FOR STREAMING SUBSCRIBERS

Access ALL video tutorials & webinar for just $14.95/mo.

What is the difference between purchasing a video tutorial and VW Streaming Service?

Purchasing a video tutorial allows you to stream purchased video tutorials for 1 full year from any device with a high-speed internet connection.

A subscription to the VW Streaming Service allows you to stream ALL Video Tutorials & Webinars from any device with a high-speed internet connection. Your service will automatically renew until you cancel it.

What is Included in the VW Streaming Service?

You will gain unlimited streaming access to ALL video tutorials and webinars on Visual Wilderness while your service is active.

You will never have to worry about losing your video files due to hard drive failure, computer upgrades, or crashes.

All your webinars and video tutorials are accessible at any time, from any location, and from any device with a high-speed internet connection.

As long as your service remains active, your monthly price will not increase.

What is NOT included in the VW Streaming Service?

The VW Streaming Service DOES NOT include access to eBooks and exclusive one time offers.

The VW Streaming Service may not include access to all recorded sessions of online classes.

Can I download my video tutorials for offline use?

No. You can NOT download videos to your own device for offline use.

Some of our video courses offer free downloadable files to help you better understand the material. Those special files are available to customers for download.

What do I need to view Visual Wilderness streaming video tutorials?

You will need a high-speed internet connection to stream our online videos.
Visual Wilderness Streaming Service is compatible with all devices, including Mac and PC desktop computers and laptops, mobile phones, and tablet devices. If you’re still not sure your device will work with our streaming services, try it out with the videos below!

What You Get…

  • Instant Access to the downloadable video files.
  • 13 teaching videos: Creating Moody Shots, Photographing Sunrise, Dealing with Harsh Light, Managing Dynamic Range, Using Filters, Choosing the Right Lens… and more.
  • More than 1.5 hours of video content – all of it shot right there in the field as we were working.
  • Workshop-style lessons taught right in the field.

What You Will Learn

 We’ll show you what happens Behind the Lens of professional nature photographers working on location.

 Discover how we create images that engage the viewer with a variety of equipment and in-camera techniques.

 Learn how we work when the sky is glowing with brilliant sunrise color… and how we make the most of the light when the sun is high in the sky.

 Get inside our heads as we explain the decisions we didn’t make – and see the photos that we would normally throw out!

  We’ll walk you through a series of case studies – to get an insider’s look at the decision-making process that happens behind the camera…before we release the shutter to capture our next portfolio shot.

 Join us in beautiful New Zealand for more than 1.5 hours of workshop-style lessons recorded right in the field.

What Customers are Saying

You do a terrific job of explaining things clearly

I just wanted to let you know that I’m working my way through the Ultimate Landscape Photography Course and loving it! You do a terrific job of explaining things clearly, and you have a great onscreen presence and rapport with each other. Really enjoying it – looks like I’ll have to get Behind the Lens next… And I look forward to more after that!

Jack Johnson
Beloit, WI, USA

This is a really well structured and explained course

I thank you for your knowledge and practical walk through of the location and thought process with the final shots. This is a really well structured and explained course (Behind the Lens). It has given me the confidence to go out and explore and push myself further than I have ever expected to achieve.

Peter Lord
NSW, Australia

In Sharp Focus Webinar was informative

In Sharp Focus Webinar was informative and gave me a better understanding and appreciation of some sharpening techniques available in software I use, but that I haven’t utilized before.

Paul
Norman, Oklahoma

I really enjoyed the Behind the Lens course.

I really enjoyed the Behind the Lens course. It is the best of all the courses you’ve made. I own every one of your webinars and courses and this one was as intuitive as any of them.

Frankie Leyro
Fort Belvoir, VA, USA

Great stuff!

I’m enjoying your Creating Impact Course video tutorials and case studies. They’ve really helped clarify a number of areas that have always been a big vague for me – like hyperfocal distance! I’ve also really appreciated seeing your thought process when deciding how to photograph a location and the steps you work through in post processing. Great stuff! :)

Ruth Smith
Tasmania, Australia

Helpful and explained very well

Mastering Exposure Webinar content was helpful and explained very well.

Dan
Madison,Wisconsin

Keep up the great work

I didn’t know Histograms could be so easily manipulated with such awesome results. I purchased this a few weeks, ago, and have viewed all the videos five or six times. Having been a public school teacher for 40+ years before retiring, I know what makes excellent teaching, and you, two, are some of the best instructors I’ve seen in the field of photography. Keep up the great work, and keep adding new additions to your ebooks and videos collections.

Michael Kaiser
Georgetown, USA

Jay and Varina explain photography really well

I have been enjoying your videos from Hyperfocal Distance and The Ultimate Landscape Photography Courses. And I must say you – Jay and Varina – explain photography really well. And I love the humour that you guys bring.

Jamie Blair
New South Wales, Australia

Excellent Class for a New Student

The Creative Sharpening Class by Jay Patel enlightened me as to the different approaches to sharpening various aspects of a landscape scene. It would be an excellent class for a new student of Lightroom as well as someone experienced who can be reminded by the very good illustrations of the various tools and the interactive potential of these tools in Lightroom. I went back over part of this tutorial several time. It is excellent.

Larry Wilkinson
Michigan, United States

What a refreshing approach in an ever changing industry!

I have been an outdoor photographer for 25 years and really enjoy tuning in to Varina and Jay’s tutorials, they are leading the way with their technical knowledge and philosophy on composition, what a refreshing approach in an ever changing industry!

Guy Vickers
New Plymouth, New Zealand