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TRANSFORM Editing Tutorials with Amanda Holloway

I am so excited to announce my TRANSFORM EDITING TUTORIALS! Download over 6 HOURS of MANUAL editing tutorials that will cut your editing time down to 2-5 minutes tops! Stop relying on actions that generalize your art and learn how to manually manipulate each and every image to what YOU want to produce.




Q: What editing program will be used in these tutorials?

A: I use Photoshop Creative Suite 6, but any Photoshop CS version is acceptable – as long as you are able to create layer masks.

Q: Will you be using other vendor’s actions?

A: My editing tutorials are 98% manual. I do use Portraiture Plug In and another action (that is FREE) very minimally.
I also use textures from time to time (and I will be teaching you how to apply them correctly). 

Q: If I plan on taking the Kitchen Sink Workshop, will this information be included, or should I purchase this also?

A: ALL of the information in these tutorials are included in the Kitchen Sink Workshop. Currently all KSW seats are sold out for Spring/Summer 2014 and beginning in Fall/Winter 2014 registration, KSW seats will be $2,500 per seat.

You will NOT be able to receive any editing education BEFORE your KSW dates if you opt to purchase in KSW seat in lieu of TRANSFORM. (meaning that I will not send this editing education to you prior to your KSW dates unless you purchase these downloads in addition) 

Q: After buying the course how long is it going to take to receive the videos?

You will receive the downloads IMMEDIATELY.

Q: Is there a mileage restriction for these tutorials?

A: If you live OUTSIDE a 150 mile radius from The Woodlands, TX, you will be able to purchase these tutorials. Every purchase will be reviewed for mileage restrictions. Once you are approved, you will receive your download on December 9th at noon, central. If you are within 150 miles radius of The Woodlands, TX, you will be refunded within 24 hours of your PayPal submission. 





All instructional materials and videos included in the TRANSFORM EDITING TUTORIALS are the exclusive property of Amanda Holloway and are protected under the United States and International Copyright laws which provide substantial penalties for infringement. These downloadable tutorials are not to be shared, reproduced, replicated, sold or redistributed in any manner. It is for the personal use of the purchasing photographer and will stay as such after the sale. Sharing any information in these tutorial downloads is prohibited whether it be physically, verbally or through digital means.  The reproduction, sale, or sharing of any information provided in the TRANSFORM EDITING TUTORIALS or the videos themselves, in whole or part, for any purpose, is expressly prohibited and will be followed up with legal action. 

I have the right to refuse any sale of this guide for any reason.


Monica Kelley - After buying the course how long it is going to take to receive the videos?

Thank you,

Braizen - Hey Monica!

As this blog post states, these tutorial downloads will be sent to your PayPal address inbox on Monday, December 9th at noon (it may be sent a bit before then). :)


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CLASS OF 2014 | Amanda Holloway Photography

 I am so honored that each of these seniors trusted Amanda Holloway Photography for their senior pictures. Some of these seniors are from The Woodlands, Houston, Katy, Kingwood, Cypress, Huntsville, Bellaire, Sugarland, Corsicana, and even Wyoming! So many of them came over an hour just to have their pictures taken and I cannot express how much that means to me.

Every single one of these seniors is absolutely AMAZING and I cannot wait to see where their future takes them! I am a better person for knowing each one of them!

Congratulations 2014 Seniors!!!


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -Mark Twain



Hannah | The Woodlands High School

Hannah is a graduating senior from The Woodlands High School and had her senior pictures with us recently! We had SO MUCH FUN during her session and I just died over her AMAZING style! She used amazing colors to showcase her personality and got a fabulous variety out of her wardrobe! She got to dress in a GORGEOUS formal gown, the cutest purple and orange dress, plenty of casual looks and everything in between! Check it out!:)


Kirstie Jones - cutest senior session I have EVER seen!! Love her dress in the “glam” and LOVE the top knot look for her scarf and boots :)

Amanda Holloway | Cover Photographer for Denim + Grace Magazine

Here it is! The cover of Denim+Grace Magazine, March 2014 issue! When I was asked by Heather (D+G Chief Editor) to be the cover back in November, we had about a three hour conversation on my idea behind the cover. We knew that we wanted it to be something fresh and different and we both agreed on a studio lit image – something new to my style, but something I deeply loved as well.

Check out our AMAZING behind the scenes video below:

I came up with three different concepts for the shoot and fell in love with the last one – GATSBY inspired. Our model, Anna, was perfect for the job and everything fell in to place. I am so so so excited and feel very honored to be able to showcase this new style with such an AMAZING industry magazine.

I am also super excited to be sharing the front page with THREE of my The Kitchen Sink Workshop alumni: Jeremy and Vickie PhotographyCoco.laine Photography, and Chelsea Atkins Photography. I am very close to these amazing photographers and am so excited for them.

I am so lucky to be able to work with everyone that contributed to this cover. I am such a lucky girl. Here are just a few more of the images from this shoot! Be sure to grab the Denim + Grace magazine to read my interview on my personal thoughts about the state of the industry and the Wonder Woman in my life who helps me be a better Mom, Wife and Business Owner. 

Photographer: Amanda Holloway Photography
Clothing Stylist: Amanda Holloway
Makeup / Hair: Tonya Collum
Assistant: Jen Bertrand Photographie
Model: Anna Tesh


Ryan - So amazing!!!!! And that bts video is mind blowing!

Denver Fashion Photographer - These are so beautiful! I am absolutely obsessed with that hair!


Cammy Hatzenbuehler - All I can say is Stunning!

Maya | The Woodlands High School

I had such a blast photographing Maya’s senior pictures! We shot 4 amazing “casual” outfits PLUS her formal studio collection dress option! All of my clients are offered this amazing opportunity – they don’t have to have it as it is not required of course – but I love that they all choose the option – because deep down, they love it! 

I love that my clients want a beautiful formal portrait to remember such an amazing time in their lives in addition to their own amazing wardrobe!

Check out what Maya and her Mom had to say about their experience!

“Working with Amanda for my senior pictures was such an awesome experience! Not only am I positive that the pictures will come out great but I had a ton of fun doing it. Before the session even began I felt completely prepared because of all the extra tips that we’re sent in the mail. Then as soon as Tonya was done with my hair and make up I loved it.

The studio was great because not only did I get to take pictures in my outfits but I also got to borrow a dress that was to die for. It was even better when we went to the different locations because she knew exactly where to take me so that my outfits and personality would shine through the photos. Overall it was a great shoot and was a blast to be a part of! ”

-Maya | 2014 Senior | The Woodlands High School


“I just wanted to thank you on the great experience we had on Maya’s senior picture afternoon. You were so sweet and wonderful. I loved sharing the experience with her and I feel that every picture will be beautiful. We have been recommending you to all of our friends that have kids in high school and will continue to do so. I think you made the experience fun, stress free and brought tears to my eyes because Maya looked great in every pose you had her do. Thanks again!”

-Priscilla | Maya’s Mom




Amanda Holloway Photography | LUXE LINE

I am so excited to announce the NEW Luxe line of Amanda Holloway Photography!

Last year, I had a desire to give my clients an experience unlike any other out there. I wanted to give my clients a once in a lifetime experience – something that wasn’t being offered already. I helped pioneer the makeup and hair services for the senior photography industry and am known for setting industry standards. I had recent dreams of sequins and tulle and jewels and lace. I had also recently learned how to use amazing studio lighting to create fashion inspired formal portraits for my seniors. My idea was to marry the two dreams into one huge vision. I was going to need a space… a big space. One that allowed me to house a stunning array of couture gowns and accessories to match along with a space to photograph my amazing clients with studio lighting.

After finding an acceptable space it was time to tear down walls – literally. I hired a contractor and ripped my new space to shreds. EVERYTHING was replaced… ceiling tiles, walls, floors, custom cabinetry, and everything in between. I wanted the feel of a downtown loft with a modern atmosphere so that my clients would feel comfortable and at home when with me. After all, I had worked in an office for over five years and I certainly didn’t close that chapter of my life to live in another office. The color scheme was decided on gray, white and chrome – where modern luxury meets timeless simplicity. After two months of demolition and renovations, I finally had a studio and space I was proud to bring my clients and shoot in. It embodies everything that the Amanda Holloway Photography brand represents and I am so excited to share it with my future clients.

A big question I’ve been hearing about is “Why?” Why all the dresses? Why all the specialties? These dresses are FOR my clients. I want my clients to feel absolutely AMAZING and STUNNING and BEAUTIFUL and what better way to help them feel that way than with a bunch of super fun fluffy dresses, sequins and jewelry?!? Do you remember how you felt when you put on your senior prom dress? You felt special… it wasn’t any other day. I want that feeling to transfer over to their senior portraits as well. Yes, I know that my clients already feel pretty dang special when we’re photographing their senior portraits because that’s how I’ve built my services, but I just wanted to take it even further… pushing it into another level. THEY DESERVE THAT. They deserve to FEEL that.

I knew that I wanted to debut this new Luxe experience in a special way and after a lot of soul searching, I decided to hire a videographer – no… I decided to hire a fashion filmographer. I remember first seeing Ale’s work and being moved to my core. There’s something about her work that she just gets. The emotion and movement behind her films just speaks to me in a way that causes me to FEEL her films. When we met, it was like the planets had aligned and everything was right. We literally FEED off of each other’s creative ideas. We talked about three different concepts… I wanted to show my prospective clients that it doesn’t matter WHO you are – the party girl, the whimsy girl, the elegant girl – nope, doesn’t matter. EVERY SINGLE GIRL OUT THERE deserves to feel how my clients feel. IT DOESN’T MATTER if you think you’re not pretty, if you think you’re not model material, or if you think you won’t look good – IT DOESN’T MATTER. I know the truth…. that you’re beautiful inside and out and I want you to trust me to show you. I will give you the senior portrait experience of a lifetime – better than anyone else can give you…. and you will see how gorgeous you truly are!

I seriously LOVE watching my clients’ reactions when they turn that corner and see what’s waiting for them. Some squeal, some jump up and down, and some remain speechless at the dress selection. They love finding the perfect dress for them and you can see it in the way they carry themselves in front of the camera. They stand a little bit taller, and look into the lens without fear or hesitation. They feel absolutely stunning and confident and everything special. THAT is why I love my job.

We had so much fun shooting all three concepts and showcasing the new space! Seriously – I could do that EVERY DAY. It was 10 long hours of shooting, but the end result was MORE than worth it. Here’s the LUXE video and images from our shoot day.


Shay - Have I mentioned to you that you are absolutely the BEST in the world at what you do and I am just freaking BLOWN AWAY by your talent!?

Braizen - Ummmmm….YOU are the amazing one! <3 I can’t wait for July! :)