Two Day Workshops
Our two day workshop is an intensive posing & business workshop. Our goal is to teach you the fundamentals of newborn photography, as well as, running a successful business. Our workshop will cover studio lighting, natural lighting (select locations only), newborn posing & safety, parent & sibling posing, post processing and pricing and marketing your business. We will show you how to perfect your poses and how to communicate with parents. You will also learn ways to calm and soothe the baby during a session. Attendee’s will receive a printed booklet of learning material, samples of our contracts, our pricing sheets and prep guides. Each day, we will have 2 newborn models. Click HERE for upcoming workshop dates! Below is a tentative schedule for our 2 day workshops.
Day 1: 8am-5pm
8am – Meet & Greet and Setup
9:30am – First newborn model arrives. We will do a series of bean bag poses.
11:30am – Lunch (provided) and questions.
1-3pm – Second newborn model arrives. We will focus on wrapping baby and we will do parent and sibling poses.
3-5pm – We will discuss business & pricing, marketing and client relationships.
7:30 PM – Optional dinner with Janean and Alyisa. This will just be a fun time to socialize and get to know one another more!
Day 2: 8am-5pm
8am – Setup
9am- First newborn model arrives. We will do more bean bag poses.
11am – Lunch (provided) and questions. GOODIE BAGS!
1-3pm – Second newborn model arrives. We will focus on using props, flokati wrapping and parent poses.
3-5pm – We will go over post processing & workflow including Photoshop and Adobe Camera Raw.
This workshop is perfect for photographers wanting to provide their clients with a comforting experience and beautiful newborn images to take home. You will be able to use photos from the workshop to display in your portfolio! After the workshop, you will be placed into a private group consisting of Blissful Baby Attendees only, where you will receive continued help and guidance. We also have wonderful vendors that have graciously offered to donate props to our fantastic goodie bags!
You will need to bring a DSLR Camera, a 50mm or 35mm prime lens, note-taking material and questions! You must be proficient with a DSLR camera and have a basic understanding of photoshop. We will send you a list of things you will need to know about your camera beforehand, such as changing the white balance, single point AF mode, etc. Bringing a laptop is optional.
Tuition for the workshop is $1500 per attendee. Class size is limited to 8 photographers. A $250 non-refundable retainer is due to secure your spot. Remaining $1250 tuition is due 30 days before your workshop.
Visit blissfulbabyworkshops.bigcartel.com to register.
**WORKSHOPS ARE NOT AVAILABLE TO THOSE WHO LIVE WITHIN 50 MILES OF THE KANSAS CITY AREA OR TO PHOTOGRAPHERS WHO PLAN ON MENTORING WITHIN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS. EACH WORKSHOP IS UNIQUE AND MAY DIFFER FROM THE ABOVE SCHEDULE.