July 10, 2018 | 5750 Views | By Nathan Keudell
Hi Everyone, 2018 has been incredibly exciting in ON1 Plus. We’ve had fun, we’ve learned a lot, and are ready to put the first six months in the books. We’ve covered topics ranging from the basics, black & white photography, macro photography, and more, all to help you with photography and photo editing. Our super talented photography educators have also been with you each step of the way to share their expertise. Even if you’ve just joined ON1 Plus or something else has kept you away, fear not, we have you covered with all the highlights right here. We also have some exciting topics still to come! In fact, we feel the best is yet to come. You can also read about what’s upcoming in ON1 Plus for 2018.
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ON1 Photo RAW 2018 is released, and 2017 ended with a bang! Before we flip the calendar over take a look at some of the excellent ON1 Plus Photo RAW 2018 training that dropped at the end of 2017.
Black & White Photography Course »
ON1 Director of Product Dan Harlacher takes you on a deep-dive into the world of black and white photography. Learn how to think in black and white to compose and properly expose for this, the pinnacle of photographic expression. Then learn how to convert to black and white, control tonality, simulate film and darkroom techniques and even get the best black and white prints.
Bird & Wildlife Photography Course »
Hudson Henry is a seasoned bird and wildlife photographer having photographed many types of animals all across the world.
This course includes how to scout for a shoot, what type of gear you need, the camera settings you should be using and how to best work with wildlife. Of course, there is some ON1 Photo RAW 2018 editing as well to bring it all together.
Back to Basics by Matt Kloskowski »
December was about getting back to basics when it comes to post-processing. This series is great for beginners or anyone that needs a quick refresher on the basics.
Okay, lets get into ON1 Plus 2018!
NEW Full-Length Courses:
High Dynamic Range Photography by Hudson Henry »
Dedicated to the art of high dynamic range photography. This fully comprehensive video course includes 11 video lessons and sample files to follow along. Hudson covers all aspects of capturing high dynamic range photography; what when and how.
Architecture Photography Course »
This fully comprehensive video course includes ten video lessons and sample files to follow along. Jim Welninski covers all aspects of capturing architectural photography, from the conceptualizing phase to post-processing. Using real-world examples, he edits photos (example files included) from start to finish using ON1 Photo RAW.
New Topics and Training:
Luminosity Masking with Blake Rudis »
In January we focused exclusively on luminosity masking, Blake covered the basics, landscapes and portrait use and an advanced approach.
Fine Art Architecture by Jim Welninski »
In this series, we discussed important concepts for photographing architecture from a fine art perspective.
Photo Makeover month with Matt K »
A whole month of photo makeovers by Matt with photos contributed by you!
Photographing Children and Family with Tamara Lackey »
We spent April stepping through various tips and techniques when it comes to photographing casual portraits of children.
Travel & Planning Photo Trips by James Brandon »
This series was all about traveling for photo trips, including: budget, pre-trip research, gear and setting up shots at your scene.
Creative Macro Photography »
We welcomed Don Komarechka to share his inspiration and approach to macro photography.
Hudson’s Tips and Tricks »
Each month Hudson shares his knowledge with us on photography, both the creative and technical aspects involved with crafting an image.
Plus Exclusive Live Events »
Go back and watch previously recorded live events and register for the next event.
Rewards Downloads »
Each month we release a new set of downloadable creative assets also known as the Plus Rewards or Loyalty Rewards. Make sure you have them all!
Photo Critiques »
Each month there is a new round of critiques, go back and watch them all.
So What’s Ahead for the rest of this calendar year?
Pano Photography Course by Hudson Henry. Hudson has been in Greece on a family vacation but he’s also been snapping photos for a new course he’s been creating. More macro photography — a full-length course from Don Komarechka educating again on the topic of macro photography but from a more traditional approach. Coming very soon.
New Guest Coaches
In August professional photographer and ON1 team member, Whitney Harlacher will be joining us to share her knowledge on photography. In September our friends at Photomorphis will be joining us to explore the finer things in life, gathering research for a Fine Art Course coming late this year. Matt Kloskowski will join us in October as a guest coach and bring his typical upbeat attitude helping anyway he can to make you edit your photos better. In November we’ll be joined by best-selling author and award-winning digital artist Colin Smith as he takes over the community and brings his knowledge of digital art. Landscape, travel and humanitarian photographer and photo educator Colby Brown come by to close out the year.
A Secret Course
Hudson Henry has been working on a side project for the better part of 12 months, and it’s very close to completion. Official trailer will be released later this summer.
A special thanks to all you Plus members. Without your loyalty this community wouldn’t exist. We’re really excited about the future holds. The rest of this year is packed with excitement and that is just the beginning we’ve already begun outlining the 2019 ON1 Plus curriculum. We hope you enjoyed this quick look back at 2018 and we can’t wait to see what lies ahead.