Advanced Seminars are two day workshops designed for the professional photographer.
If you already understand the basic aspects of photography and are familiar with the capabilities of your camera but you want to bridge the gap to advanced techniques and creativity, then Photo Wokshops Advanced Seminars will get you there. These courses will take you beyond the basics; focus on more complex camera techniques and thinking processes. It will help you to achieve a much higher quality output.
2 Day Seminar
Boudoir Photography is a very tasteful and elegant form of glamour photography. There are many aspects to take in to account when shooting Boudoir Photography, only one of which is technical ability. Understanding your client’s needs and making them feel relaxed is the hardest but most important aspect.
Boudoir Photography Seminar
Working with Women
The workshop is open to both intermediate and advanced photographers and is limited to 10 participants in order to get the most out of the seminar and shoot in a relaxed and friendly studio environment.
Your day will be spent in our professional studio where you will be taken through various lighting set ups from high key to the moody low key, easy set builds, using props posing advice, composition, basic retouching and using post production software with sales techniques.
During the seminar you will take part in a real shoot with a model and we will look at the most flattering ways to light and pose your clients and the best angles to shoot from. You will leave this course with a solid understanding on how to integrate boudoir photography into your range of services, and have the confidence to start shooting women in the most flattering way possible.
WOMEN & POSING
Introduction to Boudoir Photography and Working with Women.
How to work with nervous clients and non-models
Hair, makeup and wardrobe selection.
How to flatter every body type with simple body shaping posing principles.
Building a set of sexy sellable shots with only a few poses
How to coach and give clear, easy direction.
Troubleshooting throughout a session while delivering an incredible client-focused experience.
Photoshoot demonstration with a model, showing how to manipulate studio lights to flatter a woman’s body.
Each student will then get to work with the model individually to practice coaching, lighting and shooting.
Workflow and quick image selection techniques.
A Step-by-step look at everything I do in LIGHTROOM® for each shoot.
How to create your own set of LR presets and PS actions to cut post production time in half.
Understand the effects of filters and their appropriate uses.
Retouching in PHOTOSHOP® that will empower clients, plus top retouching tools with step-by-step instructions.
Portfolio critique, helping you with composition, more flattering angles and exposure.
Time for Q&A
Knowledge of photography at an intermediate or advanced level. A Digital SLR or advanced mirrorless camera with Manual controls . You will also need a laptop computer with Lightroom and Photoshop and a basic working knowledge of both.
First-come, first-serve. Only 10 spots available