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The key documents you need to run a successful photography business.

  • Model Release Forms

    Don’t get caught out by not having the right paper work and contracts when working with models or people in your photographs. These contracts are essential on commercial projects and ensure that everyone knows their remuneration and obligations. Model Release Forms Download >

  • Copyright Terms & Conditions

    Ensure that you protect your copyright with clients so that your images can earn you revenue time and time again in the future. This contract document ensures your ability to control your work. Copyright Terms & Conditions Download >

  • Cash Flow Forecasts & Business Expenses

    An essential tool for monitoring your businesses profitability and knowing your monthly revenue targets. This customisable spread sheet will give you a clear picture of how you are doing and how much you need to invoice each month to ensure your business is a success. Cash Flow Forecasts & Business Expenses Download >

  • Project Workflow Form

    Make sure you fully understand your clients’ needs through every step of the project. This handy document makes sure you deliver the best possible service to your clients by analysing the requirements of each stage of the project process and therefore focusing you on understanding the ‘bigger picture’. Project Workflow Form Download >

  • Pricing Calculator

    Are you unsure what to charge? Would you like to know what Karl invoices commercial clients? With this bonus document Karl reveals not only his pricing structure but also the common rates for photographers shooting weddings, portraits, events, commercial and many more. Make sure you are pricing your work correctly with this useful guide. Pricing Calculator Download >

  • Business Portraits Call Sheet

    A call sheet can be a useful tool for communicating important details about the shoot. Call Sheet Download >

  • Usage Fee Calculator

    Work out exact pricing for your stock images publication or for usage fees on clients’ work. This often confusing area of business is simplified with our easy to use calculator. This document will help you price your commisioned images and the continued usage accurately and easily. Usage Fee Calculator Link >

  • Usage Fees & Licencing Info

    All the information that you need to know about Usage Fees and Licensing when approached with a commission. Usage Fees & Licencing Info Download >

  • Marketing Plan

    Hit your target markets by following the key points in this document and ensure you stick to your marketing plan by having this information at your finger tips. Marketing Plan Download >

  • Estimate Calculator

    Use this handy reference to help you price each project and ensure that you provide your clients with an accurate quotation as possible. Estimate Calculator Download >

  • Job Sheets

    This essential document helps you keep track of each project and each client so that when it comes to billing it’s a breeze. All of your hours, your extras and anything associated with a photo-shoot can be detailed here ready for billing. Job Sheets Download >

  • Invoice Example

    The layout and content of an invoice to a client might sound straightforward but you can help avoid complication and confusion with my method of billing. This will help you get paid more easily and ensure that your customers are aware of all the expenses and hours spent on a project. Invoice Example Download >

'Photoshop For Photographers' work along files

Actions from the Photoshop For Photographers course.

Drag and drop the .atn file from your Downloads into your PS home screen. Then select Window > Actions. Select your desired action in the the VF Super Actions folder. Click ‘Play’ to run the action.

All the work along files from the Photoshop For Photographers course.

  • Burn & Dodge

    Learn how, when and why you use Mask, Burn and Dodge in Photoshop – arguably the two most fundamental and important parts of a photographers workflow. Burn & Dodge Download >

  • Packshot

    Work along with Karl to create and extend a pure white background necessary for those clean and crisp images that you’d expect from a packshot. Packshot Download >

  • Landscape Retouch 1

    See for yourself how you can combine several shots together to produce one final stunning image and work along with Karl as we explore dealing with RAW files. Landscape Retouch 1 Download >

  • Landscape Retouch 2

    See for yourself how you can combine several shots together to produce one final stunning image and work along with Karl as we explore dealing with RAW files. Landscape Retouch 2 Download >

  • Fashion

    Work along with Karl on the retouch of this fashion image and learn how and when advanced liquify commands can be useful. Fashion Download >

  • Interior

    Find out for yourself what to look out for when approaching an interior retouch and how creating symmetry in photoshop can really transform your image. Interior Download >

  • Business

    Work along on changing the colour and smoothing the background on this business portrait, overcoming the common problem of rippled paper backgrounds. Business Download >

  • Wedding

    Practice your wedding retouching as Karl takes you through this real world example and how he would approach the retouch. Wedding Download >

  • Beauty

    With this PSD Karl walks you through start to finish on effective skin and beauty retouching. Beauty Download >

  • Cat

    We've given you a picture of a cat for no other reason than to learn how to composite one image with another. Cat Download >

'Advanced Photoshop For Photographers' actions.

Get the most out of your images with this incredible retouching action.

  • Visual Aid Layers Action

    This action creates Viktor's exceptional visual aid layers, instantly saving you hours of work. It creates all the necessary layers for identifying blemishes, hue variations, saturation imbalances and tonal differences. Visual Aid Layers Action Download >

'Lightroom 4' & 'Lightroom 6/CC' work along files

The work along files from the Lightroom 4 and Lightroom 6/CC courses.

Get 34 Incredible Lightroom Presets

From wedding to portrait, landscape to black and white, we've got it covered with these great LR Presets.

  • 34 Lightroom Presets Files

    Karl has produced a selection of presets to help you speed up your editing workflow and make the most out of your images. 34 Lightroom Presets Files Download >

'Photoshop Retouching With CS4/CS5' work along files

Learn by doing. Download these files to follow and imitate Karl's retouch.

  • Beauty Headshot

    In this beauty headshot Karl walks you through a complete beauty retouch including eyes, lips, hair and skin. Beauty Headshot Download >

  • Beauty Retouch

    In this beauty retouch Karl walks you through eye makeup, skin tone and background colour change. Beauty Retouch Download >

  • Wine Bottle Product Shot

    Turn an average product shot into a great one with these techniques cleaning up the product, adjusting the labels and burning and dodging. Wine Bottle Product Shot Download >

  • Location Fashion Retouch

    Walk through with Karl the necessary adjustments for removing objects, liquifying, colour adjustments and toning the image. Location Fashion Retouch Download >

'Introduction To Photography' e-book

Download Karl's handy 96-page guide to cover the essentials.

'Fashion & Beauty Lighting' diagrams

Comprehensive lighting diagrams for a selection of our Fashion and Beauty classes.