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Learn Lensbaby Tips from Kathleen Clemons & CreativeLive


  • 2 min read

Kathleen Clemons is a New England based professional photographer and educator, living on the beautiful coast of Maine. She is known for her creative use of natural light and unique, stunning compositions. She has a passion for making photographs, and loves to teach others how to improve their photography skills. Her work is represented worldwide by Corbis and Getty Images. Kathleen shoots much of her work with Lensbaby lenses and we've deemed her the Georgie O'Keefe of Lensbaby flower photography.

Macro image of the underside of a pink flower in the Lensbaby fine art photography style. photo by Kathleen Clemons taken with the Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 50 Optic

She's teaching her next CreativeLive course on Creating Painterly Photographs July 20. Tune in to learn how to to achieve the painterly look in camera with slow shutter, selective focus, Lensbaby, and multiple exposures, and much more. She'll be offering tips on getting started with Lensbaby lenses, a segment on her favorite Lensbaby Optic Swap system lenses and optics and a segment on Velvet 56.

She will also be doing a live critique of painterly images submitted by students during her class - to take advantage of this opportunity to get feedback on your work submit via the CreativeLive site.

The gallery below includes some of our favorite recent Lensbaby work by Kathleen shot with the Composer Pro with Sweet 50 and Velvet 56.

photo by Kathleen Clemons taken with the Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 50 Optic
photo by Kathleen Clemons taken with the Lensbaby Velvet 56
photo by Kathleen Clemons taken with the Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 50 Optic
photo by Kathleen Clemons taken with the Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 50 Optic
photo by Kathleen Clemons taken with the Lensbaby Velvet 56
photo by Kathleen Clemons taken with the Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 50 Optic
photo by Kathleen Clemons taken with the Lensbaby Velvet 56
photo by Kathleen Clemons taken with the Lensbaby Velvet 56
photo by Kathleen Clemons taken with the Lensbaby Velvet 56
photo by Kathleen Clemons taken with the Lensbaby Velvet 56
photo by Kathleen Clemons taken with the Lensbaby Velvet 56

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