The Storyteller’s Journey Master Online Photography Course

GET OFF AUTO MODE FOREVER!

DISCOVER A NEW LENS OF LIFE

It’s time to stop shooting (and living) in auto mode.

The Storyteller’s Journey is your step-by-step guide to creating and capturing visual stories that are full of real passion and purpose. No matter what kind of photography you love, this course will show you how to easily and quickly take control of your camera, build your creative confidence, and literally see and experience your life through a whole new lens.

$997

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DISCOVER A NEW LENS OF LIFE

It’s time to stop shooting (and living) in auto mode.

The Storyteller’s Journey is your step-by-step guide to creating and capturing visual stories that are full of real passion and purpose. No matter what kind of photography you love, this course will show you how to easily and quickly take control of your camera, build your creative confidence, and literally see and experience your life through a whole new lens.

What's Included

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Launching Spring 2022

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TAKE CREATIVE CONTROL OF YOUR CAMERA

Master manual mode easily.

As Danielle share’s over 18 years of photography experience around the world, she’ll reveal in-the-moment pro tips and show you how to anticipate photo opportunities and prepare for any kind of shot like a pro. You will learn ISO, Shutter Speed, Aperture, and how they all work together to create eye-catching images. From basic camera functions to portraits, sports, nature, and night photography, you’ll leave with a solid foundation of many kinds of photography styles.

BUILD CREATIVE CONFIDENCE BEHIND THE LENS

Bring your stories to life, forever!

We’re taking everything we’ve ever taught in our beginner photography classes and packing into this one ultimate Master Course. This new course is jam-packed with great tips and resources from a pro who is in the field every day. With 40+ videos with bite-sized lessons, you’ll learn something new every five minutes. Click the video to learn more about Danielle and this course.

what will you learn

Course Curriculum with 40+ Bite-Size Lessons

  1. A Sneak Peek Inside The Storyteller’s Journey And Why You Should Join
  2. All You Need To Know To Begin Your Journey
  3. Our Mission: What Does It Mean To Live Wonderful?
  1. Meet Your Storytelling Guide: Danielle Hanusek
  2. #1 The Most Important Step In Photography – WHY?
  3. Assignment: Write Down Your WHY
  4. The First BIG Secret To Photography
    1. Auto vs. Manual – What’s The Difference and Why Does It Matter?

    2. How Does Your Camera Work To Capture An Image?

    3. What is a DSLR Camera and What is a Mirrorless Camera?

    4. How Do You Change The Settings: ISO, Shutter Speed, and Aperture?

    5. Your New Best Friend: The Light Meter

    6. Prepare and Practice Using The Viewfinder

    7. How To Hold And Operate The Camera Like A Pro

    8. The Importance of Pressing Halfway Down

    9. What is the Diopter?

    10. SHOOT: Practice Manual Mode For the First Time

    11. Assignment: Submit a photo you have taken using manual mode

    1. What is ISO
    2. Visual Stories At Every ISO
    3. Practice ISO: Emphasize Your Story
    4. Assignment #2 Part 1: Submit a photo using ISO in a bright area
    5. Assignment: Submit a photo using ISO in a dark area
    1. What is Shutter Speed?
    2. What Is Camera Shake And How To Avoid It
    3. Visual Stories At Every Shutter Speed
    4. Adapting Your Shutter Speed To Your Story
    5. Practice Shutter Speed: Emphasize Your Story
    6. Assignment: Submit a photo using shutter speed
    1. What is Aperture?
    2. Understanding What Your Lens Sees
    3. Visual Stories At Every Aperture
    4. Practice Aperture: Emphasize Your Story
    5. Storytelling Tips: Framing Your Subject
    6. How To Control Your Focal Points
    7. Assignment: Submit a photo using aperture
    1. What Is The Golden Rule Of Composition?
    2. Discovering Additional Compositional Tips
    3. Download the Live Wonderful Top 10 Photo Tips eBook
    1. Review The 5 Steps To Photo Success
    2. Top Tips To Skyrocket Your Practice Right Now
    3. This Is Not The End. Your Storyteller’s Journey Begins Now
    4. Storyteller’s Journey Resources Guide

    BONUS!

    Receive these extras with the Storyteller’s Journey Online Course

    #1

    CHEAT SHEET
    Photography Field Guide

    This colorful field guide is perfect for practicing on your own. It’s full of easy-to-read smart tips, simple visual diagrams, and all the settings you need know!

    #2

    EXTRA CLASS
    Photo Editing with Lightroom

    Do you feel overwhelmed by your ever-growing collection of digital files? Learn how to set up, organize, backup, and edit your photos with Adobe Lightroom.

    #3

    EXTRA CLASS
    Start Your Photography Business

    Get ready to jump-start your photography business with a marketing plan, pricing ideas, and long-term business goals!

    Why learn photography with us?

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    We've helped thousands of people just like you

    Who is this course for?

    For all ages, all backgrounds, and all experience levels, our beginner photography classes are perfect for those who want to learn how to confidently take great photos and capture memories they’ll cherish forever. These classes are for you if you…

    • Want to be able to capture amazing shots but feel you don’t have time or creativity to be a good photographer.
    • Are about to embark on a travel adventure and you don’t want to miss a single shot.
    • Run a business and have to wear all the hats but you’re not sure how to market your brand through photos.
    • Love capturing, creating and sharing stories. Now you want to learn how to bring your best stories to life!

    Meet Your Photographer

    Hi, I'm Danielle.

    … the optimistic, outgoing gal always smiling behind the camera.

    I am a professional photographer storyteller, yoga enthusiast, and travel addict who enjoys getting lost anywhere my camera will take me. 

    Photography has unapologetically transformed my entire outlook on life. All I want to do is help you create powerful, inspiring visual stories that are full of passion and purpose. Why? Because that’s what it means to Live Wonderful. So, join me on this endless adventure, and let’s bring your best stories to life!

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    EXPERIENCE THE NEXT LEVEL

    Frequently Asked Questions

    A DSLR or Mirrorless camera is what you need. Most students have Canon, Nikon or Sony cameras. But it doesn’t matter what the brand is, we can teach you!

    It's both! Currently there is a waitlist that you can join. We will launch again in Spring of 2022. You will have access to the full course as soon as the doors open. Then Danielle will be by your side once a week to help make sure you're learning everything you need to know to skyrocket your skills. You can follow along with our weekly assignments, or do it all at your own pace.

    None! No experience is required. Just a camera and a willingness to learn how to tap into your creative side. I will help you every step of the way. So, even if you’ve never turned it on, or your camera has always been on auto, you can join these classes. Actually, your creativity depends on it! Our courses are also great for intermediate and professional shooters too. 

    Ages 0-100 are encouraged to join us. If you have a camera and you are curious about photography, you will love this course.  We’ve taught thousands of photo enthusiasts of all ages. If there's anything we've learned, it's that everyone has the ability to learn this and deserves to unlock their creativity.

    Join The Waiting List!

    Launching Spring 2022