with Laurence Boswell

Join Laurence in this exclusive course that teaches you to dig deep and find your inner voice. In this 4 week course, you’ll learn how to portray your emotions through visual art and to create a story. Along the way, you will also learn important camera and Photoshop skills to help you achieve your vision. Understand the importance of light and shadow, color, and composition. You’ll acquire a range of editing skills, from basic touch-up to advanced compositing. As the class advances, you will not only learn more about the art of photography, but also discover who you are as a person.



  • How to use studio lighting to your advantage, creating crisp and clear images.
  • How to identify emotions and utilizing those emotions in your artwork.
  • How to use basic tools in Photoshop to create captivating composites.
  • How to create stunning self-portraits and learning to tell a story.
  • How to understand yourself.
  • How to connect to others and create a supportive community.



This workshop is broken into 4 different lessons over 4 weeks, all building on one another. Every lesson is written with you in mind. You will have access to content that Laurence has written for you with accompanying video tutorials. These materials will be available to you even after the class is over, ensuring that you have the right tools to continue to create and tell your story.

Lesson One – Story Time and Exploring Emotions


  • Introduction to lighting and setting up
  • Using underexposed or overexposed lighting to your advantage
  • Looking into the past
  • Identifying core emotions
  • Using lighting to convey emotion
  • Color grading
  • Using complementary colors

Lesson Three – Conceptualize


  • Turning your story into a photograph
  • Learning the basics of compositing
  • Matching perspectives
  • Blending images
  • Matching lighting

Lesson Four – Coming Alive


  • Leaving your audience with a message
  • Completing your story
  • Getting feedback
  • Behind the scenes of a shoot
  • Video recording of composite from start to finish

How Does the Course work?


Workshops operate 100% online. All our premium course content is available to you 24/7 so you can learn at a time that suits you!

There are no set class times, so that means YOU follow the lesson plan when it suits YOU!


Our team of Instructors have put together easy to follow courses which are offered as a downloadable pdf at the end of your course period, that incorporate comprehensive lessons and complementary video content.


Our All-Inclusive students are guided through each weekly lesson through our Student Forum and will receive invaluable personalized feedback and bonus content on their progress.



Laurence is a photo illustrator who is based out of Utah. Laurence has a passion for the arts and is not afraid to show the vulnerable aspects of life. Laurence integrates his psychology background with his photographic knowledge to create stunning images that tell a story. Laurence believes everyone has a story to tell, and those stories are meant to be seen.

Sign-up For This Course


Get detailed instructor feedback and support and while enjoying interacting with like-minded creatives through our online forum during the course. Share your work, enjoy the challenges and instructor-led discussions in our online classroom which is open 24/7. Access to our Student-led Masters forum upon course completion.



Observation Seat

Get access to our online classroom to follow along with forum conversations and instructor critiques of the ‘All-Inclusive’ student assignments. Observation seat students do not participate in discussions and don’t receive direct instructor feedback. Access to our Student-led Masters forum upon course completion.



Independent Learning

Move beyond static pages and learn at your own pace and independently. Independent learners have access to the online course allowing you to track your progress and manage your time for the course as you go. Learn at your own pace on any device. Note as an independent learner you do not have access to the Student Forum or instructor feedback and critique.


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