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Get Into Focus: A Photo Workshop for Bloggers and Influencer

  • CommonSpace Sac 305 14th Street Sacramento, CA, 95814 United States (map)


Shake the dust off of that camera! Stop shooting in Auto! The Blog Bloc invites you to step your photo game up at Get Into Focus: A Photo Workshop for Bloggers and Influencers.

You will move through three stations, round-robin style to get comfortable in a few different areas of photography including photo styling, shooting in manual, and editing in Lightroom. You will also have time to practice what you've learned and ask your questions in real time. 


Christina Thomas, Christina Best Photography
The Perfect Portrait

As a photographer, Christina loves connecting with people through her camera. While weddings are a blast for her to shoot, there’s nothing like the intimacy of taking someone’s portrait. She focuses on capturing emotion, light, and color, and smiles. She'll teach you an intro to manual mode and basic camera settings, along with her favorite pro portrait tips! Bring your camera and get ready to shoot!

Mae Batista, Mae Batista Photography
Lightroom Tips + Tricks

Mae Batista is a Sacramento based photographer, specializing in candid moments but incorporates traditional shots that can be adored for generations. Learn Lightroom essentials such as using the adjustments panel to create insta-worthy images and saving your own presets.

Haley Titus, CMC Stock + CommonSpace owner
Flat Lay Styling

Colour Me Classic has developed a curated set of styled stock photography line, available on Creative Market, designed for creative professionals. These photos are a great way to add a modern, sleek and breathable aesthetic to your brand. Haley will share the components for producing the perfect flat lay, and watch you put your learnings in action!


By the end of the event you will:

  • Know how to adjust your camera for the perfect portrait in various scenarios
  • Be more comfortable using manual settings and practicing with friends and family
  • Learn how to edit photos and use features in Lightroom to make your pictures pop
  • Know how to find the perfect light and how to style the ultimate flat lay


Your ticket includes a pre-event folder of resources, intimate instruction in a supportive and collaborative environment as well as breakfast bites and beverages! See you there!

Please note: To get the most out of the workshop, attendees are encouraged to bring their own DSLRs and laptops with Lightroom installed in advance of the event.