Canon Creator Lab Presents: Plans w/ Kayla Rocca

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68 Claremont Street

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Toronto, ON M6J 2M5

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Moving Pictures w/ Kayla Rocca:

A 4-part workshop series focusing on run & gun photo and video projects


We are living in a golden area of photography and video thanks to ongoing and exponential innovations in camera technology. It’s now possible to capture captivating stills and video for professional use using your personal DSLR or Mirrorless camera. This opens up new creative and professional possibilities for visual storytellers looking to build a career and stand out in a crowded marketplace.

In this 4-part workshop series, published photographer, director and videographer, Kayla Rocca will share her perspective and techniques for building a successful career through photography and video. Her wealth of knowledge and experience spans publications like Vogue, Toronto Life, FASHION Magazine, Azure Magazine, The Globe and Mail, CBC, E-Talk Canada and more. Clients include Tokyo Smoke, The Drake Hotel, The Broadview Hotel, The Hollywood Reporter, The Soho House, Kit & Ace, Urban Outfitters, Anthony Rose: Rose & Sons, Moose Knuckle, Art Canada Institute, The National Ballet of Canada, Lincoln, Momofuko and more.

These Sessions will expose beginners and advanced shooters to Kayla’s workflow including tips for capturing still and moving images with limited equipment and time.

Participants are welcome to pick and choose which workshop to attend, but attending all four Sessions is recommended to maximize community and impact. Note that participants must RSVP to each Session individually via the links below.


Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4


Descriptions for each part of the series below.




Part II: Plans, Aug 6: A workshop exploring the design of a creative plan for photo and video projects.

In part 2 of this 4 part series, Kayla will show you how to plan a creative and how to get more work following by crafting your vision. Whether you want to be hired for fashion, lifestyle, food or beauty, a creative concept is essential to working with clients and brands.

Kayla will walk you through her process for planning her shoots including various lighting scenarios. She will also take you through some of her projects and talk about how each unfolded and led to additional opportunities.


Session begins at 6:30pm sharp in the Canon Creator Lab at Free Space.


Want to try out new gear at Pre-Sesh?

Want to try out the latest Canon DSLR and Mirrorless bodies and lenses? Join us for Pre-Sesh at 5:30pm before the Session. An educator will be on hand to help you try innovative new gear from Canon, including their brand new EOSR and EOSRP bodies RF lenses. If you’d like to borrow a Canon Camera to shoot in our Studio, please bring your own SD Card and a valid piece of government ID.



Please register for each remaining Session individually


Part I: Vision, July 30: A workshop exploring the ways visual storytellers can thrive in a crowded marketplace through incorporating new ideas and techniques.

In part 1 of this 4 part series, Kayla will tell her story and share how she got her first big break. She will emphasize ways to put your ego aside and listen to your clients in order to help you stay inspired and keep busy.

Kayla’s command of camera technique and understanding of available light has given her the confidence to take on challenging assignments while embracing fast-changing technology and growing client needs for video content.

This session is ideal for anyone looking to take the leap into video using their current camera or upgrading to something that will help them get more professional results. Click here to register.


Part III: Photowalk, Aug 13: A walking workshop focusing on creative photographic and video techniques.

In part 3 of this 4 part series, Kayla will lead the group on a photowalk. She will guide participants on an assignment to capture photos and videos that tell a story.

You can bring your own camera or sign-out one of our Canon DSLR or Mirrorless cameras. You don’t have to be a Canon shooter to attend, any camera brand is welcome. Click here to register.


Part IV: Workflow, Aug 20: A workshop focusing on post-processing optimization for run & gun photo and video.

In the final Session of the series, Kayla will take you through her post production workflow. She will show you how to create a consistent look and feel for delivery to your client.

There will be lots of time for questions and a review of the group work submitted over the course of the previous sessions. Click here to register.

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68 Claremont Street

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Toronto, ON M6J 2M5

Canada

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