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How to Win Awards with Kristi Odom

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January 27, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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How to Win Awards with Kristi Odom Thursday

January 27, 2022-January 27, 2022

06:00 pm -08:00 pm

How to Win Awards

with Kristi Odom

Class dates: January 27, February 24, March 31, April 28, May 26, 6 PM, west coast time, ONLINE 

The last Thursday of the month for five months

Kristi Odom has been a judge for international photography competitions and is going to teach this class as a competition judge. This 5 lesson class is intended for photographers to improve on their craft and get their work ready for some of the biggest competitions in the world. The critique in this class will be honest and with the intention to provide growth in yourself as a photographer.

Class 1: Welcome to the World of Competitions and Eliminating Distractions.

Why enter competitions? What is the advantage? Learn how to grow from critique/feedback, how to train yourself to see the distracting elements in your photos, and then how to photograph in a way that avoids them.

Class 2: Building Eye Movement

Taking the viewer on a journey with composition and eye movement will take your imagery to a different level. Learn advanced composition, and how to guide your viewers through your work.

Class 3: Optical Advantage

When to use different lenses to help with your storytelling, and learn tricks to get the best performance out of each of them. Sometimes getting in close with a wide angle can help show action and scene, or sometimes it’s all about staying far away with long lenses.

Class 4: All About Light

The word photograph is derived from the words light and drawing. Photography is all about capturing light, and this class will dive into how to use light to bring your images to an award winning level.

Class 5: Finishing your Image

This class we will dig into editing and printing your images for competition.


Kristi Odom is an internationally acclaimed photographer, a Nikon Ambassador, and a motivational speaker. She travels the world shooting, teaching, and sharing her insights so she can help make our planet a better, more loving place.


By purchasing this class, you agree to the terms of the cancellation policy

You may register here or sign up in store, or over the phone at 310-375-7014.


January 27, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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