Project Lunacy

weddings

November 10-12, 2020 | Las Vegas, Nv

Sal Cincotta | Vanessa Joy | Michael Anthony

Fashion/Beauty

November 17-19, 2020 | new orleans, la

Sal Cincotta | Casey Dittmer | Jeff Rojas

What is Project Lunacy?

Project Lunacy is about getting dirty. We are hands-on and in the field making great images with some of the best photographers in the world. The attendees are friendly and the instructors are extremely knowledgable making everyone feel at ease.

Courses are intermediate to advanced. If you are a beginner, you will still learn, but you will have to save those questions like “how do I turn on my flash?” for a break. The goal is to provide advanced learning and hands-on training like no other conference does.

WEDDINGs

NOVEMBER 10-12, 2020 | LAS VEGAS, NV

Lunacy west

Lunacy West is hands-on and all about weddings. If you are a wedding photographer looking for that edge or want to build an amazing portfolio, this is dedicated to you. Our wedding instructors are some of the top wedding photographers and educators in the world. During this 3-day event, you will be able to attend each class. 

Bring your camera and be ready to shoot hands-on side by side with Sal, Vanessa, and Mike.

Courses are intermediate to advanced. If you are a beginner, you will still learn, but you will have to save those questions like “how do I turn on my flash?” for a break. The goal is to provide advanced learning and hands-on training like no other conference does.

You will leave inspired and ready to tackle your next assignment with confidence. 

create cinematic wedding portraits that stand out and sell

with Sal Cincotta

Sal has been recognized as one of the top wedding photographers in the world. How? That should be your question. What does Sal do to produce cinematic portraits that his clients are willing to pay big $ for? In this class, Sal will teach you how to pose your clients and use lighting to create stunning portraits that will blow your potential clients away.

And best of all, he will show you how to edit your final images!

Topics covered include:

  • How to use a reflector as your only light source
  • Using a reflector and an off-camera light in combination
  • Shooting in harsh sun light with and without flash
  • Editing and polishing your final images

wedding day storytelling

with Vanessa joy

Photographers capture one of the most important days in someone’s life, but are you truly telling a story, or just spraying and praying?

Learn how Vanessa strategically captures a wedding day, from posing and lighting to lens choices and sequences, in order to capture the complete story. Find out the four most important questions to ask your couples to make sure you tell  story and not just your go-to poses on their day. Finally, end the workshop with an intensive editing, album-building and sales strategy session to enhance your ability to serve your clients, make more money on the backend and be the perfect guide to each individual client.

get lit: Advanced lighting for wedding photographers

with Michael Anthony

Learn how to creatively light all parts of a wedding day.

Michael has built a consistent clientele on the foundation of creative lighting throughout a wedding day.  From bridal prep, to the reception, each part of the day can be broken down into systematic lighting techniques that will help you to create images that not only edit easier, but also make your brand stand out.  We will be covering the use of lightweight modifiers like grids, spheres, and showing you the best ways to go about using creative gels throughout the day.

Fashion/Beauty

NOVEMBER 17-19, 2020 | New Orleans, LA

Lunacy east

Lunacy East is hands-on and all about fashion and beauty. Every client wants to look their best. The lighting you chose, the way you pose them and direct them all matter. This event is dedicated to creating those beauty portraits that stand out and will help you book more business. Lighting, posing, and retouching will all be covered in this incredible 3 day event. 

Bring your camera and be ready to shoot hands-on side by side with Sal, Casey, and Jeff.

Courses are intermediate to advanced. If you are a beginner, you will still learn, but you will have to save those questions like “how do I turn on my flash?” for a break. The goal is to provide advanced learning and hands-on training like no other conference does.

You will leave inspired and ready to tackle your next assignment with confidence. 

Beauty portraits for all genres
SENIORS, TWEENS, FAMILIES, BRIDES AND MORE

with Sal Cincotta

Fashion and beauty go hand-in-hand when you have paying clients. They want to look good. They want to love their pictures. The way you light, pose, and edit your images makes a huge difference.

If you want to create a stand out portfolio and make real money doing it, this is a must attend class.

This is a hands-on class and Sal will cover:

  • Posing
  • Stylizing shoots from inspirational concepts to final execution – we will cover our process
  • Various lighting techniques using modifiers including beauty dishes, umbrellas, soft boxes, gels, and more
  • How and when to use gels
  • Beauty Retouching and presenting your final images
  • How to sell this to your clients

Translating Artistic Vision to Final Shot

with CAsey Dittmer

Taking what is in your creative mind and producing it in front of your camera can be a tricky and overwhelming feat. So let’s follow the process from start to finish together! 

Casey will start by walking you through creating concept boards that are inspired by our shooting environment, planning and organizing details that create drama and image variety, and then together, you will create a look to shoot on the streets of NOLA. With our amazing new creations, Casey will guide you in your shooting to create that winning final shot you have been dreaming of while also, maximizing the variety of images to sell to your client. Your styled shoots will never be the same.

Editorial Beauty & Fashion Photography

with JEff Rojas

Get hands-on experience on how to shoot magazine-quality work alongside commercial and editorial photographer, Jeff Rojas. Whether you’re interested in beauty & fashion photography or simply want to learn new creative skills to take your portraiture from boring to WOW, this is the class for you.