Join the community created to help you sharpen your skills and improve your photography.
Tap into your unique
and create more
This program is not for everyone.
I work with photographers in these genres...
- Travel and Culture
- Street Photography
- Documentary | Story Telling
- Fine Art & Abstracts
I stay away from...
- Politically Charged Topics
- Formal Portraits
- Alcohol, Tobacco and related items
- Other topics, please inquire
The Great Outdoors Photography School
is designed for
Travel and Outdoor
Travel & Culture
Documentary | Storytelling
Fine Art & Abstracts
Sharpen your skills and your
Hi, I'm Brent
I always like say, “The Process Makes it Possible.”
However, achieving more meaning and purpose in your photography can feel rather elusive. My program focuses on helping you discover what you need to make great images with greater consistency.
Through lots of practice, guidance, and feedback, you’ll learn new things about yourself and your photography which will help you dig deep and sharpen your skills and your vision.
How it works...
Ask me anything to help determine if this program is right for you. Please use the contact form to reach out before you sign up.
Don’t forget to review the terms as well before signing up.
Register for the program and take a look at my “welcome” video to learn how everything works here at The Great Outdoors Photography School.
Log in and start learning. The courses are self-paced but there’s also FOUR Live group coaching sessions per quarter where you’ll have an opportunity to have your questions answered. And with more content added regularly the learning continues!
The one I'm going to take tomorrow.”
Set goals for
and new achievements
Frequently Asked Questions
Each course is both broad and deep. They are delivered via online video in HD resolution and they’ll play on any modern device. They are divided into easily digestible bits of information which is designed to be challenging but not overwhelming. You can watch the videos over and over as needed. Each course is designed to build from one lesson to the next maximizing your learning and understanding.
Occasionally, you’ll find assignments at the end of course modules. These will help you put into practice what you’ve been learning.
And finally, some modules call for a study guide. You’ll be able to download these PDF files for your review and off-line learning.
There are two courses, Master Photo Printing and Design and Creativity in Photography.
Your questions are most welcome! In fact, that’s what will set this service apart from so many out there. You have the opportunity to ask me questions so I can help you apply what you’ve learned to your photography.
There are three ways to get your questions answered.
- Write an email
- Submit a Tutorial or QuickWin Request
- Ask during our Live Coaching Q&A sessions
As a member of my site you’ll be able to email me about any lesson or concept you have a question on. This is best for smaller to medium-sized issues.
If you have a larger question, please still ask it anyway using one of the forms on the site. However, I may take longer to respond than normal or I may wish to wait to address it during one of our Live Sessions.
As a member, you’ll be able to submit requests for “how to” type tutorials. These are best for larger items that need a few videos to explain the concepts. Once you submit the request I’ll do my best to create a short series tutorial and post it to the site for all to enjoy. This way YOU get to drive the type of material you’re learning and what shows up on the site. If I can’t get something out quickly I’ll answer your question and then schedule the tutorial production for later release. Specific details will be found on the dashboard once you log in.
You can be on camera if you want but only I’ll be on camera. I’ll host these sessions via Zoom Video Conferencing and I’ll share my screen as well depending on what your questions are about.
You’ll be able to submit questions beforehand as well if you can’t make it live.
All live sessions will be posted to the site about a week after they happen so you can replay it on demand.
In general they’ll happen on Thursdays or Sundays. I’m in the Pacific Time Zone, US. We will do FOUR per quarter. As the site membership grows I can see the need to offer more options, especially as the international membership grows. I’ll try to be flexible as needed with these to address the timeframe that most members are available.
They will be recorded and posted to the site for later viewing.
And, if you can’t make it you’ll be able to submit your questions ahead of time so you can get them answered anyway.
The schedule and details will be found on the dashboard once you log in.
A course is a deep-dive experience into a topic. This is also where the assignments, when available, will be found. Tutorials will focus on smaller topics and may go deep but not very broad, or vice-versa.
These are short lessons focussing on a specific topic that are typically only a single video. They are highly targeted at a single topic. While they may be related to other course material they are intended to quickly answer a specific question.
Not all courses will have assignments, and not all lessons in a course will have assignments either.
Assignments are exercises you can complete that is derived from the topics you just covered in the lessons. Submitting assignment results to the private Facebook group or to our Live Sessions is the preferred method for receiving feedback.
Video download links are not available.
There was a time when I offered Master Photo Printing as a standalone course. I’ve rolled that in to the membership here on the site and that is the only way to gain access to the course.
Certainly, when you sign up, there’s so much more as well!
Please let me know if there’s anything else you’re curious about. It’s my goal to help you fully understand everything before you join.