Creative Photography: Light Effects
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Lauren Naylor

Photographer + Artist

BEGINNER Skill Level

21 MINS Duration

Rainbow lighting, anyone? Knowing the basics of photography is key to taking a good photo, but sometimes you want to do something a little different and add an extra element to your images.

In this class, you’ll learn how to create dreamy photo effects using ordinary objects. The effects are stunning but the process and techniques are approachable for all skill levels. Along the way, your instructor will provide pro photography tips on how to shoot in outdoor and indoor lighting. Finally, you’ll learn how to edit your photos using Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop to really fine tune your photos.

If you've been looking for new ways to create unique photos for your portfolio or just want to level up your Instagram game, this is the class for you!


  • Use everyday objects to add unique light effects to your photos.
  • Set up and create rainbow, reflection, and other artistic effects.
  • Dial in the right camera settings to pull off this type of photography.
  • Make quick color edits to your photos in Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop.

STUDENT PERK: Your instructor, Lauren, is offering class students a pack of three Adobe Lightroom presets for just $1. You'll find the link in your class downloads.

Ready to get started? Enroll in our Creative Photography: Light Effects online class today and you’ll be on your way to creating gorgeous high-end photos! Check out some of Lauren’s work below.

All you need to take this course is a DSLR camera, a few easy-to-find items, and the 7-page class workbook prepared by Lauren.


  • DSLR or Point + Shoot Camera
  • Plexiglass
  • Strainer/Colander
  • Prism
  • Flash Light (Phone Light Works Too!)
  • Adobe Lightroom or Adobe Photoshop (for Editing!)


  • Welcome Message from Lauren
  • List of Supplies
  • Photography Terms
  • Exporting Directions for Web
  • Exporting Directions for Print
  • Reference Images for Each Lighting Technique

Don’t have Adobe Lightroom or Adobe Photoshop yet? Try Photoshop and Lightroom FREE for 7 days.

Creative Photography: Light Effects

Take dreamy photos using various lighting techniques!

Purchase this course individually

Please note you will not be refunded if you decide to upgrade to our B+C All Access Pass.


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Recent Reviews

  • Love it

    As someone who loves photography this was such a fun class. Very engaging and highly detailed.

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