Producing great images is often a team effort. In this workshop I will discuss the importance of having a pool of creative talents, their roles, and how they will help you take your images to the next level.
Adam traces his first drive to become a photographer back to 1987, when he worked on an isuue of Homeboy Magazine with lensman and director Spike Jonze. He graduated from University of Hawaii in 2006 and has been working as a photographer in Hawaii since.
With the advent of digital cinematography and 6-8K cameras that can now capture magazine quality stills, many photographers are beginning to explore the possibilities of motion capture. Although the fundamentals remain similar, other aspects are likely unfamiliar. This workshop gives an overview of the key differences in order to make the “cinephotography” transition as simple as possible.
Lucarelli has 8 years at RED. SDSU Film School Alumni with an emphasis in Editing. Dedicated sales and tech support rep for Michael Prickett, WSL, VOLCOM, HAWAII CAMERA, Professional Sports teams and more. Currently owns and operates a small SoCal based production company that shoots on a 8K RED in my spare time. Surfing & Water Cinematography are my passion.
James Lucarelli, RED Road Warrior/Dean of Reeducation
Brad Watanabe, Director, Producer, Camera
National Parks at Night’s cofounder Gabriel Biderman will share his passion on how to photograph the Milky Way as well as the many ways we can Seize the Night under a variety of nocturnal environments. Gabe will share how you can hone your vision under the stars, in urban locations, and strengthen your night visions with light painting.
Gabriel Biderman is a travel and fine art photographer, who has been exploring the night topography for over 20 years. Gabriel’s work has been exhibited in New York, London, San Francisco, and Hawaii and is also the co-founder of National Parks at Night, an educational program that will visit every National Park in America.
Anyone with a passion for ‘people’ photography can enjoy this share. Attendants will learn how to set up, light and direct a person in a studio environment. I will share with them how to bring out what they need from the subject.
I’m a commercial, fashion and celebrity photographer with experience in advertising campaigns, magazine publications and high end portraiture. My strongest work comes from photographing dancers. When working with them, I explore movements/lines that are out of their academic realm and stretch the artists’ abilities to create unique images.
Over 300 million people visit our National Parks during the day, but a tiny fraction stay up to capture the variety of night environments that can be found in our national treasures! Gabriel will share National Parks at Night’s many experiences and offer advice to what parks really shine under the stars!
Ryan will help take your outdoor photography to the next level. Whether you are a complete novice or published outdoor photographer, He will help you realize that taking the next step and achieving your goals is not as far out of reach as you may think. It all starts with having a passion for the outdoors and a camera, what comes next is up to you.
Ryan Moss is an award winning, world renowned, documentary and commercial filmmaker. Ryan has collected accolades dish as 2017 National Geographic travel photo of the year finalist, Men’s Journal Best 25 Adventure Photos in the past Decade. He has collected over a decade of experience in the action sport industry.
Commercial photography involves more than simply taking a good photograph. This class examines what it takes to be a good business person and a commercial photographer. How to prepare a cost proposal.Pit falls and when “not to run into a house on fire”.
One of the premier photographers in the Pacific Rim, Ric is an island artist with a global perspective — serving a diverse international clientele from his home base in Honolulu. Ric has excelled in photography’s most demanding genres — people, lifestyle, resorts food and aerial photography, bringing a fresh eye and a unique approach to each one.
Get comfortable making unposed and candid shots on the streets.
Filmmaker, Videophotographer and Street Photographer since 2010
Learn how to pose and direct your model, work your subject into the environment and create the right lighting.
A professional photographer for the past 35 years. Working in Fashion, Celebrity portraiture, and beauty for magazines around the world. My personal work can be seen in galleries; Clic gallery-New York, Kaune Contemporary gallery-Cologne Germany. My personal photographs are now on display at the Helmut Newton Foundation, Berlin, Germany.
Nick Kawakami, a licensed real estate agent and professional photographer, showcases how to transform ordinary listings into extraordinary presentations. See his point of view as a Realtor and Photographer. You will learn the tips and tricks that gets him his best shots such as angles, lenses and what he looks for to best represent his clients and get a better photo listing for them.
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Nick Kawakami was given his first (albeit disposable) camera when he was 8 years old. Since that day, he has enjoyed photography as a creative outlet to tell stories and document experiences. He still focuses primarily on his real estate career, but enjoys the creative outlet that photography provides.
Licensed Real Estate Agent & Professional Photographer
With the advancement of recent smartphone camera technology, the power to create amazing content is now available to everyone. Explore the capabilities of the camera in your pocket and learn how to utilize the additional hardware and software to unlock its full potential.
Luke Yakymiv is a content creator at Beastgrip, Co. Chicago based videographer.
Content Creator and Videographer
In this class we will go over the critical steps for setting up the filmmaking process with a RED. We’ll walk you through basic prep principles and how accessories integrate with the modular design. Take a look at the benefits of shooting in high resolution. Understand the advantages of shooting RAW with RED and the ability to manipulate R3D metadata in-camera or in post.
Lucarelli is a Dean of Reducation at RED. 8 years at RED. SDSU Film School Alumni with an emphasis in Editing. Dedicated sales and tech support rep for Hawaii customers, WSL, VOLCOM, Sports teams and more. Currently owns and operates a SoCal based production company that shoots 8K RED in my spare time. Photography, Surfing & Water Cinematography are my passion
Technology has unlocked opportunities for people to be more creative than ever before in history… but there is a huge cavern stopping creators from leaping into the profession of making art. That’s the business of it all. How do you turn your passion for your craft into something that can pay your bills?
“I’ve been telling stories since as far back as I can remember… whether with a tape recorder, film or video camera. Today I get to work with amazing clients to produce branded video content for global marketplaces. I love my job!”
Film Maker/Creative Director
This workshop is for anyone who has taken pictures for personal or business. Pictures Plus can help make it easy to get pictures printed easily and affordably. We want to go over our standard on how we print and our technical system.
As a design consultant, manager for Pictures Plus Kahala, and then became the lead Graphic Designer for the store fronts. In my spare time I like to paint, draw, and travel the world as much as I can.
Lead Graphic Designer, Pictures Plus
Want to take better food photos but don’t know where to start? Attend this fast-pace, information packed class that will instantly change the way you photograph food. Learn 10 ways to improve your food photography and see a live demo how to shoot food without fancy gear!
I’m a commercial photographer, with over 25 years experience shooting for restaurants. My clients span a wide range from fast food to fine dining and include McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Alan Wong’s, Stripsteak, and 53 by the Sea.
What does it take to be a successful primary or second photographer? How do you go about finding and training someone to shoot for you? How can two heads, working together, serve the clients better? This talk will speak to both those interested in being a second photographer AND primaries seeking to add others for their wedding day team.
Andy and Jasmine each run independent and successful wedding photography businesses. They are excited to share from their combined nearly 20 years of experience working with various photographers and clients. Their styles are different but their desire to wow their clients is the same.
Andy Stenz, Photographer/ Owner @ Hawaii for Lovers
Jasmine Abbey, Photographer/ Owner @New Wave Hawaii