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Embracing the Storm

Everything you need to know about efficient workflows and breathtaking editing in Lightroom and beyond.

Embracing the Storm:
Editing for Emotion

There's no preset for your eye.

It is in you. The desire. The fire. The call to create.
To transfix them with the magic you’ve conjured.

Except your photos aren’t what your eyes see.

They’re lacking the allure, the enchantment, the charm.
They’re flat, silent.
And, worse, they feel like everyone else’s.

The Golden Hour is never long enough and you struggle with imperfect light.

One look at your RAW images and you know the magic is there, but hours in Lightroom leave you frustrated.

You buy more presets but they keep you locked to your computer, wrestling with someone else’s style.

You long to:

• Break free from the presets and let your individual style shine through
• Spend more time shooting and (way) less time editing
• Get paid exquisitely for producing art that makes your heart sing

That’s exactly what Embracing The Storm will do.


Do you feel conflicted about what your style even is? Not sure how to define your vision or what tools you even need to learn to use to achieve it?
As part of our new community experience, you'll go through an on-boarding process that will help you realize your vision, with exercises and lessons that will help you reflect on your photography and help you establish goals and habits to help you learn most effectively.

You'll get:
     - Weekly live "office hours", so you can bring your questions and get immediate answers!
     - Regular challenges and prompts, to make sure you're trying new things and reaching your potential!
     - The opportunity to sign up for one-on-one editing sessions with Twyla.

Watching will never help you as much as doing, so we want to make sure you're really getting everything you can out of this course -  not just buying it and forgetting about it (I know I'm guilty of that sometimes!)



New for 2022: Community Experience

Whether you've just downloaded Lightroom or you've been doing this for years, take your photography to the next level. This completely online program provides everything you need to get the most out of your images.

Here's What Embracing the Storm Has To Offer

Community

Connections and support via our private group where you can reach out for 1:1 support as well. 

Gain all the skills you need to make your images stand out from the crowd, get your work noticed and have your clients paying your worth.

Efficiency

Learn how to organize and optimize everything about your editing so you spend less time behind the computer and more time doing what you love.

Guidance

Get support when you are struggling. I make new tutorials at students' request. I won't leave you hanging just because your payment has already been processed.

Education

Learn to edit images that get your art noticed

Embracing the Storm is broken down into 4 core training modules with unlimited access. 

All course material - including videos, worksheets, text and images are available online.

01

Stirring art starts long before you log into Lightroom. In Module 1, we’ll go over everything you need to do before the very first edit.

• You’ll master the ability to expose for your conditions so every desired detail remains dazzling while your images stay sharp

• The 3-2-1 System will ensure lost cards or corrupted files don’t stand in the way of getting your shot

• Staying organized may not sound sexy – but neither is losing that perfect image. This method will keep your photos in check so you can spend more time with your family and less time searching for lost work.

Feeling Exposed

02

Module 2 will dive into the tools you have at your disposal and how to use them to perfect your work. You’ll cover:

• Show & Tell: Every single module in Lightroom is broken down with screenshots to show you specific examples and explanations.

• Secrets To Live By: Time honored shortcuts that will save you hours and make editing a dream

• Bringing It All Together: This series of watch-while-we-work videos has you sitting in on editing sessions so you can see exactly how these techniques and tools are applied in real time.

Shedding Some Light

03

Editing is an art in itself. This is where your eye shines. Watch and edit-along with examples of different lighting, skin tone, and environments to master tricks like:

• The secret to shooting in harsh light (that has nothing to do with your camera). Because editing can’t save a poorly shot image, this one trick will save harshly lit sessions again and again.

• How to synchronize your session images to save you hours (and hours) of time so you can create gorgeous deliverables clients remember.

• Customizing your own presets not only further impresses your look, but generates a profit source with the click of a button.

The Art of Editing

04

It’s all in the finish. In Module 4, you’ll dive into the finishing details of both portraits and process that will set you apart, including:

• The beauty of combining Photoshop with Lightroom and tips to improve the performance of both.

• The must-have plugin that will save you time and money while boosting your customers’ awe.

• The pro’s process to posting on social media without being glued to your phone. You’ll be able to share your work and live your life.

Finishing Flourishes

13 stunning Presets that will elevate your images!

Enroll now and get these

additional editing resources, free!

Value $150

Included with your enrollment

lightroom presets

PDF with all of my favorite shortcuts to speed up your editing!

Value $50

Included with your enrollment

secrets to live by

The brushes I use to create dramatic skies and glowy sunsets, all in Lightroom!

Value $50

Included with your enrollment

dramatic sky brushes

Keep your sessions organized and track your progress from start to finish with my favorite orgaizational tool.

Value $35

Included with your enrollment

workflow worksheet

Don't just take our word for it:

Video Tutorials

More than 10 hours of video instruction so you can see how each and every technique is done.

Discounts

Exclusive discounts to save you money from all of my most loved apps and programs that help me run my business.

40+ Lessons

I leave no stone unturned. You will learn every inch of Lightroom and beyond.

Email support

For those my-god-what-do-I-do-now moments.

Personal Instruction

Personal instruction and answers in the private group so you get the one-on-one attention your business deserves

Get feedback, encouragement and coaching from previous and current students 

Connect with students

As soon as you join the program, you'll have instant access to the materials and guidance and support from me and our growing community of like minded photographers.

Embracing the Storm delivers!

Embracing the Storm allows you to sit in on editing sessions, speaking directly to you as you edit-along with the provided files. It’s like having an expert next to you while you work.

It’s the most powerful way to harness the potential of your editing vision.

More than 10 hours of video instruction so you can see how each and every technique is done.

Video Tutorials

Exclusive discounts to save you money from all of my most loved apps and programs that help me run my business.

Discounts

I leave no stone unturned. You will learn every inch of Lightroom and beyond.

40+ Lessons

For those my-god-what-do-I-do-now moments.

Email support

Personal instruction and answers in the private group so you get the one-on-one attention your business deserves

Personal Instruction

Embracing the Storm allows you to sit in on editing sessions, speaking directly to you as you edit-along with the provided files. It’s like having an expert next to you while you work.

It’s the most powerful way to harness the potential of Lightroom.

Everything in the course is online and you can learn at your own pace.

You have lifetime access to the materials, so as Lightroom updates and I learn new skills, so will you. Material is kept up to date so you're never left behind.

You can also ask questions, get feedback and try out new edits on challenge photos in our private group just for students.

Tuition

It's important for you to understand the value of everything offered in this program. This value is the best estimate I can offer as none of these are trainings you can purchase separately.

Bonus Presets, Brushes, Resource Lists and Templates

($285 value)

You can't purchase these anywhere else and I'm stoked to share all my favorite shortcuts with you.

Live Sessions with Twyla

($2,000 value)

Ask me questions, bring me your struggles and I'll answer them all via discussions and screenshare new tutorials in our private community.

A Helpful Community

(Priceless)

Connect with and get feedback from with other photographers that are just as passionate about a good edit as we are!

Bonus Advanced Trainings

($3,500 value)

As I learn new skills and refine my processes I share them with you in the course! The more I learn and hone my skillset, you will too.

Total Embracing the Storm Value $13,785

Total Embracing the Storm Investment Only $650

Bonus Advanced Trainings

($2,000)

You can't purchase these anywhere else and I'm stoked to share all my favorite shortcuts with you.

A Helpful Community

(Priceless)

As I learn new skills and refine my processes I share them with you in the course! The more I learn and hone my skillset, you will too.

($285 value)

Connect with and get feedback from with other photographers that are just as passionate about a good edit as we are!

Live Sessions with Twyla

($3,500 value)

Ask me questions, bring me your struggles and I'll answer them all via discussions and screenshare new tutorials in our private community.

My Exclusive Editing Training

($8,000+ value)

This four module training has taken years to learn, hone in, refine and package up for you to reference over and over again. To receive this much information in a mentor session would cost thousands from any educator and includes regular updates to the information.

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Everything about it was amazing and I learned so SO much.

It sped up my workflow and I learned things I didn't even know I needed to learn. There are a TON of videos, which is my favorite way to learn. And the step by step of the tone curve is incredible. I can not recommend this course enough!!! I've paid more for other courses and they haven't held a candle to what I learned in this course.

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Sooo thankful for this course! 

I've been shooting for 10 years and never really felt 1000% in love with my work. I've learned so much and am having so much fun using my new skills!

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OMG DO IT!!!!!!!!!

Twyla has SO many added goodies on there, it's so much more than just editing!!! I was able to change my complete lightroom uploading workflow and I even went into settings and changed things no one has ever taught me to do before....SO much goodness in it!!! I thought I knew Lightroom a little too well to really benefit and let me tell you...I didn't know nearly as much as I thought I did ;) Get it, Twyla and her stuff is GOLD!

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I bought it last night. I have only been through a couple of sessions but so far I am really enjoying what I'm learning.

I am not fluent in Lightroom. Up to this point I have been mostly PS. I can already see how the tips will help speed up my flow, which means more time with my family.

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What Sets Embracing the Storm Apart From Other Programs?

Lifetime Access: Retake the program over and over again

As you refine and hone your skills, there will be techniques you need to brush up on and you'll always have access.

01

Attentive Customer Care

Your success is so important to me! Whatever you need, I'm here to help.

02

Incredible Community

Our community is filled with extremely talented, kind and giving photographers. If I can't get to your questions first, they're always there to give some helpful cc or point you in the right direction.

03

Accountability

For the first time, we'll be hosting quarterly cohort groups, where you'll have 12 weeks of guided learning to make sure you're getting all of the info you need!

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Material Stays Updated

Technology moves fast and Lightroom is always being updated with new features. I also REALLY love to learn and get better at my craft, so the better I get the more I pass on to you!

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100% Money Back Guarantee

My reputation as an educator is worth more than any dollar amount. So if at anytime in the next 30 days you’re not 100% convinced you made the right choice, please let me know immediately so I can make it right

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Top FAQs

This course only focuses on creating a workflow for your business from taking the files off your memory cards to exporting them and delivering them to your client. I go through every module in Lightroom and teach you how to create your own presets and visual identity. In my humble opinion, taking this course in the beginning of your career, will creating lasting habits and systems in your company that will save you so much time. 

The beauty of this course is you have lifetime access and your lifetime access includes any and all updates made to this course. I will be updating the course as things change and new information becomes available although the basics are always the same. Rest assured this course will be worth it today, next month, next year and beyond.

The course is delivered online. The course has video content, reading material and worksheets included.

Investing in your business is scary, but don't let that fear hold you back. I can speak from experience: when I invest in my business, it always pays off. 


Take a couple more minutes to really think about your answers to the following:

What if just one technique...

If You've Read This Far, You Owe This To Yourself....

cuts hours off of your time spent culling every month?

What if just one edit...

finally brings your custom preset together and you can add a new revenue stream to your business?

What if just one workflow...

speeds up your process enough to allow you to photograph more clients and increase your income??

What could these changes realistically be worth over your lifetime?

$1,000... $10,000....$50,000....or more??

You have absolutely nothing to lose and so much to gain. Take this opportunity to invest in yourself and join one of the most respected editing courses available to photographers.