$750 FOR 8HR SESSION
Designed for the professional who wishes to gain the knowledge and confidence needed to run a successful newborn photography business.
WHAT TO EXPECT
The Beautiful Dreamer workshop covers every need to know topic to enhance your newborn portraiture and grow your business. The workshop is held at the JSP studio in Venice, FL. We start with setup, go on to two models and then break for lunch and morning review. We then go on to post processing and business essentials. See below for a detailed schedule breakdown.
8 hours one on one in the JSP studio
8:00A | Setup
Equipment, choosing blankets/accessories with purpose, studio setup, and parent preparation
9:00A | First Newborn Model
Table (beanbag) lighting, posing, transitioning, and soothing
11:00a | Second Newborn Model
Family and prop lighting, posing, transitioning, and soothing
1:00p | Lunch and Morning Recap
Catered lunch and recap on prop selection, studio setup, parent prep, lighting, posing, transitioning, and soothing
2:00p | Post Processing
Composites, blanket fades, skin smoothing, removing redness, and clean color edit
2:30p | Business Essentials
Building partnerships, client programs, client management, and marketing
3:30p | Afternoon Recap
Recap post processing, partnerships, client programs, client management, and marketing
Texas: no location restrictions due to our JSP relocation in Spring 2016
Florida: must operate 60 miles outside of Venice, FL
Must know your DSLR (ISO, shutter speed, aperture)
A 50mm or 35mm prime lens is recommended for the session as this is what I use with newborns
Post processing will be done in Photoshop CS6. To get the most from your time, knowledge of Photoshop is suggested.
Studio lighting will be used. We will not discuss natural light specifically, though general lighting principals apply to both.