Hi, I’m Elena Mikhailova — among the top 3 best children’s photographers in the world according to 35 AWARDS (International Photography Awards). I have more than 240 000 followers.
I have been working in professional photography for more than 10 years and teaching 6 years. I have taught more than 6,000 students worldwide.
Over the years, I have learned to teach in a manner that is clear and easy to understand. My extensive experience and professionalism allow me to run courses in art photography and processing for both beginners and professional photographers. Now some of my lessons are presented in English. You can find them here.
Are you a photographer?
How can you become a photographer whose new clients seek him out themselves?
I offer you to
learn a new art technique of photography and processing in just 2 days while being at home, in comfort!
Can you say that I know some exquisite secrets of photography, just by looking at my photos? I sure do
and will share them with you in details during my Master-Class!
How can my course affect your life?
Show my photos to your friends and ask if they would like to have the same. You will immediately realize how many potential customers you can find!
My method is easy to understand, learn and start practicing!
What benefits you are going to get:
You will easily find a new clients, like my clients have been finding me on their own for a long time by now
You will greatly improve the quality of your life!
Your clients will always come back to you, because their children grow up so fast and every parent wants photos of their growing children
If you are a wedding or a children’s photographer you can keep your clients for many years to come!
After taking the course, you will start using my methods right away. You can also send me your work and we will find and eliminate imperfections in your works!
I’m not saying that I’ll give you a magic pill, but if you study everything carefully and start applying your knowledge, I am sure that you will greatly improve your skills!
GREAT Photo Art Workshop
“My Artistic Processing from A to Z”
Dear friends, I’m pleased to present to you the video of my big online master-class of artistic photo processing. It is a useful and completed course on artistic retouching!
The master-class duration is about 8 hours.
During this master-class, you will learn the principles of artistic photo processing on the example of five completely different photos (shown on the poster). This algorithm will easily allow you to process any pictures in the same beautiful and artistic way. I will also share a detailed scheme of how to work in the Photoshop editor.
Firstly, we will be moving on to where to start and how to finish processing of your photos “From A to Z”. At the same time, you will learn how to perform the same technique in different ways, how to set up and write actions, and how to work with plug-ins. At the end of the class, you will have a comprehensive understanding of photo processing, and the scattered knowledge in this area will be systematized.
is for you if:
You want to extract the most useful tricks and techniques in artistic photo processing from this course
You want to save a huge amount of time and money by getting, in a short time, the knowledge accumulated and polished through years of hard study and practice
You need a powerful creative boost to move forward. You are an experienced photographer but would like to take your photography to the next level
You are an aspiring photographer and want to do what you love to do and make an income
1. Conversion from RAW in Adobe Camera RAW. Qualitative basic correction.We will gradually go through all the tabs: basic, calibration, detail, effects, lens correction, HSL adjustments, split toning.This will show what artistic tricks we can use when developing a RAW file.
- Correct cropping and transformation of a photograph. Frames merging.
- Work with plasticity of faces and bodies. Correction of defects. Nuances of work.
- Work with backgrounds. Deleting extraneous content. Different types of blurring.
- Retouching skin. Skin fast processing (multiple options). Peculiarities of child and adult retouching.
- Work with a skin tone (few options). Skin tone equalization.
- Methods of adding contrast (few options).
- Draw a light and shade pattern (few methods).
- Work with the overall color scheme of a photograph (few options).
- How to get lush, clean colors.
- Work with plug-ins. Helper filters that I use. Explore their settings.
- Actions: learning about recording and setting the basic ones. Hot keys for easy work.
- Enhance artistry, volume, and space in a photo. Make your picture look more airy.
- How to reduce noise in a photo (multiple ways).
- Sharpening (multiple ways).
- Blending modes. Working with layers and masks.
- Work in curves.
- Matt toning. When is it appropriate?
- My secrets and “tricks” that greatly speed up the processing.
- Preparation for printing.
- Preparation for posting on the Internet.
- Complete scheme of photo processing.
The programs in which the training will take place: Adobe Camera RAW; Adobe Photoshop.
Revision of your work after training.
More than 1 900 textures and overlays (snow, autumn leaves, flower petals, bokeh of multicolored night lights, soap bubbles, balloons).
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The Backlighting Guide
How to become a successful and in-demand photographer?
Learn one of the most beautiful techniques in photography: backlighting!
Have you noticed how eye-catching are photos with backlighting and how often do you want to look at them again? Here is the secret of backlighting:
O F F E R!
The offer lasts for 2 days, then we increase the price by 30%
You will be able pay the full price of the course off with just one or two photo shoots of yours
100% refund is guaranteed if you have completed the entire course, but it did not work out for you
Lesson “Girl with an Owl”
This lesson is a detailed algorithm for processing any photo!
Duration: 1.5 hours.
Dear friends, I am glad to present you a helpful video tutorial on artistic processing.
Webinar “3D effect in photography”
Duration: 1 hour and 50 minutes.
Who knows the definition of the 3D effect in photography?
A photo is a flat two-dimensional picture, but our world is three-dimensional. And that’s why we strive to convey volume in a photo? To create a 3D image on a two-dimensional plane. It makes your picture look realistic! It’s the kind of picture that one wants to look at thoroughly, which is why clients love this effect!
Today our goal is to learn how to create and manipulate volume in photos!
We’ll talk about all kinds of perspective and how to make a photo look more airy and light.
Moreover, in the second part, we are going to go into PhotoShop and I will teach you effective techniques in artistic processing, to create a unique magic in photos.
Webinar “All about the eyes in a portrait”
Everyone knows that the most famous and best-paid photographers are portrait photographers! I have devoted many years to the study of this subject.
In just 1 hour you can learn my secrets of working with models and discover 3 easy ways on how to beautifully process the eyes.
Hurry up and get way ahead of your competitors!
In the eyes you can read thoughts and learn a lot about a person’s character.
What is the best way to position the eyes in a portrait?
How to amaze a viewer with a portrait?
Closed eyes in a photoHow to highlight eyes in a photo
Make the look meaningfulWhat makes a portrait less effective?
Artistic processing of eyes in the photo editor
The Guide “10 Reasons Your Photos Are Out Of Focus”
You need this guide if:
— You’re tired of getting blurry shots from your shoots.
- You don’t know the reason of this problem.
- You don’t know what’s needed to be done for avoiding this problem.
In this guide, I’ll give you the 10 main reasons for a blurred images!
And I’ll share tips on how to get rid of this problem once and for all!
After thoroughly studying this material, you will never recall about what is “Blurred Frame”!
The Guide “HOW I SET UP MY CAMERA”
People often ask me what settings I set in my camera when I take pictures…
So, I decided to prepare a very useful cheat sheet for You!
In this guide, I talk in detail, gradually, about all of my settings for taking pictures!
After carefully studying it, You’ll have all chances to come up with a quality source, which gives a great start for Your masterpieces!
The form of presentation is very handy — a PDF document that You can print out and keep always on hand until You get all the moments in Your head!
Recorded video. Once downloaded, you can watch it as many times as you like.
No, you will always have access to the course.
Yes, I am explaining in a simple way.
I share my unique photographic technique. You are going to grow by increasing the price of your services and become more famous.
Yes, contact us on WhatsApp +393270027181
Here you can see before and after photos
Results of my students after training with me
Lena, thank you so much for introducing me to this technique. When I started posting photos after Workshop on Instagram, the number of orders didn’t double, but tripled! It allowed me to increase the price of my services and become the most well-know photographer in Marche. My instagram started to grow rapidly, from 6,000 followers to 23,000.
I always thought it was a very complicated technique, but when I had your guide in my hand, I looked at it and I didn’t make mistakes anymore! And then with a little practice, I didn’t look at the guide anymore. It turned out to be so easy! Thank you! I’ve become in-demand as a child photographer in the “Fashion” sector in Milan. @oksa__milano
I am a baby christening photographer. After mastering your technique I received new orders for several photo shoots with children, so I doubled the number of orders!
If you have any questions, please contact my assistant on WhatsApp +39 327 0027 182.