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Alex Strohl raises the bar with his Adventure Photography Workshop.

An in-depth look at what it takes to be successful as an adventure photographer. And we've got a discount for you :)

By: Kyle Frost + Save to a List

With experience shooting all over the world, and clients ranging from Apple, Arcteryx, Tourism Canada, and many more (and 1.9 Million instagram followers), Alex Strohl is one of the world’s top adventure photographers. His pictures evoke emotion in simplicity, and constantly inspire us to seek out quiet moments, epic landscapes, and meaningful stories. His most recent venture is an in-depth adventure photography workshop with over 5 hours of video content (use the code 'OUTBOUND' for $100 off here) — I took a look, and here’s what I found!

Now, there are a lot of ‘how to make it as a travel photographer’ classes and youtube workshops out there. (Skillshare, I see you, for like the millionth time). However, these online workshops seem to rarely live up to expectations, or seem to only focus on specific parts of the whole story. There’s so much more to ‘making it’ in this industry than the ability to take a good photo and edit it well. Lightroom presets don’t determine your success in this business. That’s what sets Alex’s Adventure Photography Workshop apart — not only will he walk you through his shooting and editing process, but start to finish from building your portfolio to delivering to clients.

Step into Alex’s Montana studio, have a seat on the couch, and be prepared for a series of detailed, thoughtful, and frank lessons on how to grow as a photographer. Alex takes an incredibly open approach to how he plans, processes and delivers his photographs.

I found his honest and non-promotional manner of delivering the workshop refreshing, and appreciated that he dealt with the business side of photography, addressing questions like how to identify and pitch different types of clients, how to communicate your positions and ideas, and managing your time and budget. The workshop is broken up into 3 parts:

1. Approach & Process: Making Memorable Images

Besides addressing technical aspects like gear, camera settings, and editing, there is a strong focus on developing a personal style, shooting strategies and planning, and how to tell a memorable story.

2. Workflow & Editing: Developing Your Own Style

One of the most annoying aspects of professional photography is establishing an efficient workflow — aka, how do photos get from your camera to your computer to your backup drive to the client. Alex also talks about some of his personal editing preferences and how to build your own presets from scratch.

3. Getting Noticed & Working with Brands: Transform Your Career

This is really where Alex goes above and beyond. Everything from how to manage a work/life balance, reaching out to potential clients, estimating budgets, and why you should say “no” sometimes.

It’s easy to understand why Alex has developed so much success — his motivated, open attitude and approach to work comes across in every lesson.

I consider myself lucky for having the opportunity to watch his workshop…and lucky for all of you, we’ve got a discount you can use to get it for yourself! I promise you won’t be disappointed. Just use ‘OUTBOUND’ at checkout for $100 off.

Don’t trust me? Here’s what **Chris Burkard** had to say:

“Alex’s work has always left me speechless. He manages to find these quiet moments that most would never see, and documents them with unparalleled artistry. I am blown away by the honesty and overall perspective Alex brings to the world of photography with this workshop.”

Or, you could trust the over 100 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review’s the workshop has received. 

You can read them all on the workshop website.

OR, check out this teaser from the man himself. 

...and because it's amazing, I'll leave you with some more of Alex's fantastic work.

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