This course is for you if You Want to...

  • Want to be able to make a great photo in any location

  • Want to quickly identify the best backgrounds and pools of light for shooting

  • Be 100% clear on how light works and how to control it.

Course Preview

Every location presents countless different photo opportunities.
In this program, Matt Granger shows you how to identify the best scenes, backgrounds and pools of light to capture the best options in any given environment.

What You'll Learn

Whether you are taking portraits in a cramped room, or shooting long exposures at the beach, narrowing down the infinite options to a specific final frame takes practice. In this brand new program Matt shows you how to analyse a scene, work through options and put together the elements that work in harmony.

We take you on a series of real location shoots ranging from designer homes to cramped apartments, shooting with men and women, and even a detailed location shoot at a beach showing the options present at different times of day.

Make great shots anywhere

  • How to identify and evaluate light sources in any scene

  • How to create a cohesive final image, including subject, scene and lighting

  • How to create the light that will deliver your desired results

  • How to use continuous or flash, available or added light

  • How to modify your shooting position, your subject and your background to work with the available elements

  • How to edit and crop your images to create impact


  • Walk into any scene and instantly evaluate the light sources and the results you will get.

  • Modify, adjust or make use of any available light source to get the results you wanted

  • Create images that look planned and crafted – using whatever is available on the day.

  • Lessons

    16 video lessons

  • Length

    3h 30m

  • Level

    Beginner - Intermediate

Meet Your Teacher

Matt Granger

As a professional working photographer for the past 15 years, Matt has learned what it takes to build a successful business and scale it to be a viable long term enterprise.

Having studied business and marketing at University, Matt is able to bring together theoretical models and hands-on experience to show you methods and tools that really work.