Erika's Book is Now Available!
"The Parent's Pocket Guide to Taking Kids and Family Photos"Click the image on the right to buy Erika's new book on Amazon.
Start taking amazing photos now! This practical, portable, guide-book is filled with straightforward, targeted information to get you taking great photos of your kids and family in no time. Unlock the secrets to artistic blurry backgrounds, beautiful natural lighting, and eliminate those out of focus, dark, missed moment photos. You will learn essential camera settings and definitions without all the technical jargon, get access to "cheat sheets" that help you set your camera and finally take it off Auto, and learn great lighting, posing and storytelling techniques that will improve your creative and portrait skills when using any type of camera. Unlike those fancy coffee table books and difficult to understand manuals, this pocket sized book is meant to be read once then kept easily accessible so you can reference the tips, troubleshoot, and always be ready to take fantastic photos on the fly! Written by award winning photographer Erika Seress of The Pod Photography, this guide puts her decade of experience in your pocket.
Beginner's Photography WorkshopSOLD OUT! Sunday January 12, 2014 from 10am – 3pm
Have you purchased a DSLR camera in the hopes of taking great photos of your kids, but feel overwhelmed and frustrated when you try to use it? Here's the answer for you!! This one-day beginners class taught by Erika of The Pod Photography will teach you everything you need to know in order to get up and running with your camera and finally capture some great shots of your kids!
You will learn with hands-on instruction to see the best light in every situation, finally be able to take your camera out of "auto," learn to instantly fix your photos when they are too dark or bright and much, much more! The camera dosn’t leave your hands on this fun-filled day of lessons and real-world shooting exercises. Catered lunch and manual of the material covered are included, $350 per student.
Call 310-391-4500 to enroll. Makes a great holiday gift!
Outings With Erika
Do you feel like you have a good understanding of your camera but when your little one is smiling perfectly and the pressure kicks in - you just forget it all? Then practice with a professional! Erika will go on-location with you and your kids and you'll take the pictures with your camera! Erika will catch your mistakes, give you advice and show you something unexpected! You’ll end up with fantastic photos of your kids plus feel more confident that you can perform under pressure.
Hour and a half outing, $475 - weekdays only. We have great recommendations for parks, beaches and urban streets for your outing, and locations must be within 8 miles of zip 90230. Outings are exclusively for past students of the Beginner's Workshop.