Workshops

Just done my first newborn since training and tried to put it all into practice. Really pleased how it went although the poses were not as good as Tracy Willis. The baby was the sleepiest I had and I used my Range go to bowl and it worked. The training really helped and I used my flow posing sheet . Thanks again x
— Tracy Main

I aim my workshops at giving you the confidence and skills to be able to go out and photograph for your clients and be happy with the end results consistently. I teach in simple terms that you'll easily be able to replicate again and again. I will show you the best angles to shoot from, how to light to compliment your subjects as well as giving you business advice along the way. I also try and include the editing of one or two images for each workshop. My workshops are aimed at those beginning and also those who are well in to their career but would like refreshing. Please feel free to bring cameras, laptops and notepads if you wish to take part during the day. I so have some ladies just make notes through the day rather than shoot, if that's how you learn best then please don't feel you will be out of place. There will be plenty of time for any questions you may have throughout the day. 

A general timetable for your workshops is as follows

10am Meet and greet
10.30am We will discuss technique, kit, preparing for the session (both subjects, parents and yourself)
11.30am Camera settings and lighting explained
12pm Lunch (Provided)
12.30pm Shooting our subjects
4-5pm Editing including flow and full processing of 1-2 images

All my workshops include ongoing support via a private Facebook group. My workshops are open to a max of 8 attendees. I keep this number low to allow everyone to take part. 

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Thank you so so much for an amazing few days of training... u have taught me so much and โ€œtriedโ€ to un-teach my bad habits... ๐Ÿ™ˆ.. I hope I can now do ur time justice... and not forgetting Tom too who is equally amazing.. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’•
— Paula Dillon
 
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BOURNEMOUTH

15th June 2017 Newborn Workshop - Bournemouth 10-5pm
At this workshop I am to cover the following- What kit do you need to complete a studio newborn session-Preparing the studio for the session-Prepping the parents for the session inc pre session info for the parents-Welcoming the parents and settling the baby-Finding the baby's deep sleep point-Safety-Flow posing on the beanbag using a posing bowl-How to transition to props-Studio lighting-Camera settings and angles-How to market yourself on social media to bring in new customers-Products and pricing-In person sales-I will also be showing you how to edit one or two of the images we have shot on the day-We will also have plenty of time for questions and answers

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16th June 2017 Child Fine Art Workshop - Bournemouth 10-5pm
I will cover how to prep for your shoot and what advice I give for clothing etc to achieve the timeless fine art style of images. I will be showing you how to interact to create the beautiful expressions on the children and how to light for beautiful sculptured shadows. At these sessions I always include editing because this is part of achieving the fine art look although you will be pleasantly surprised about how beautiful your images will be in camera. I do not heavily edit but there are some wonderful final touches you will easily be able to add to your work. Facebook marketing, business advise etc The day is totally tailored to you, you choose what you want to learn. I also include how market and sell wall art from your session.

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These would be in my studio in Bournemouth, max 8 attendees per class per day plus follow up online help only ยฃ225 p/p per workshop

newborn baby posing

2nd July 2017 KENT/SUSSEX

At this workshop I am to cover the following...

What kit do you need to complete a studio newborn session
Preparing the studio for the session
Prepping the parents for the session inc pre session info for the parents
Welcoming the parents and settling the baby
Finding the baby's deep sleep point
Wrapping
Safety
Flow posing on the beanbag using a posing bowl
How to transition to props
Studio lighting
Camera settings and angles
How to market yourself on social media to bring in new customers
Products and pricing
In person sales
I will also be showing you how to edit one or two of the images we have shot on the day. We will also have plenty of time for questions and answers


Please note, I do not train anyone in the BH postcode areas

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BOOK TWO WORKSHOPS (not including Bournemouth workshops which are already discounted) TO RECEIVE A DISCOUNT
Book and pay here and you will be given a code to book and secure your places on your choices of workshops. ยฃ90 discount on two workshops booked..