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

Clear and Concise Information

It has been great to work through your video tutorials at my own pace and concentrate on subjects that most interest me. You provide clear and concise information, and the workflow portions are excellent for driving home the techniques you are teaching. I have also enjoyed your free webinars. Thank you so very much!

Jody Olson
California

Experience you bring to your video courses was very uplifting

The fresh perspective and experience you bring to your video courses was very uplifting to me and since I have taken the course my images have really improved. I also have a renewed desire to shoot again. I continue to watch them over and over and find hidden gems in them each time I do.

Shane Davila
Boise, Idaho, USA

I congratulate Jay and Varina on an excellent course!

I congratulate Jay and Varina on an excellent course. Naturally the most important element is the human and I am enjoying your philosophy, meticulous attention to detail, and words of wisdom learned sometimes the hard way. You are giving us wonderful and very effective advice and recommendations for equipment use and photographic technique. (Ultimate Landscape Photography Course)

Stephen Veronneau
Edmond, Oklahoma

I’m successfully using Hyperfocal Distance all the time now!

I spent gobs of time trying to wrap my head around Hyperfocal Distance, but for whatever reason, I just never found the right teachers until I saw your class on the subject. I’ve watched it twice now, and guess what? I’m successfully using Hyperfocal Distance all the time now! It’s literally like you guys opened a curtain and let the sun in.

Kirk Peterson
Tennessee, USA

The material is presented in easy-to-digest

I have been using filters for many years and still learned a number of helpful tidbits of information I didn’t already know or hadn’t thought about from the Essential Filters Course. The material is presented in easy-to-digest segments of video that you can sit down and watch all of back-to-back, or if you only have a few minutes you can watch them one at a time. The way the segments are divided makes it easy to go back and find specifics you want to review.

Jennifer Wolf
Cardiff, California

It was excellent!

In camera exposure principles very simply explained in today’s Mastering Exposure Webinar . It was excellent!

Alan Dixon
Norwich, England

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’s style of teaching is so amazing

Your and Varina’s style of teaching is so amazing. You bring the workshop to my home in lucid and easy to understand style. I have subscribed to many including PPSOP, Lynda…But your team is the best! I have recommended The Complete Ultimate Collection to all my friends.

Sunil Udupa
Mumbai, India

Terrific clear, simple, engaging style

Jay and Varina Patel’s Ultimate Landscape Photography Course has been a great resource to help me in my journey towards taking great photos. Their presentations are in the terrific clear, simple, engaging style that they use in their workshops. Their content is comprehensive and includes handy tips and information that I haven’t seen elsewhere on the net.

Simon Patterson
Western Australia

I learned about the creative focusing technique

I learned about the creative focusing technique from In Sharp Focus Webinar . I had never thought about masking areas and using different focusing techniques in each area.

Bruce Edwards
Bowie, Maryland

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