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Workshops, Seminars and Speaking Engagements, Oh my!

Following on from my recent successes, with my Fellowship and awards over the past 14 months, I have decided I am ready to offer training on a more official and regular basis. So I have added a page to my website which you can find here, listing what is on offer in the coming months.  This will include any and all speaking engagements I'm currently booked for.


At the moment there are 4 opportunities that I am involved in. The first being the Newborn Photography Show where I'll be doing a seminar on applying textures.  This one and a half hour seminar that will show in detail all the steps I take in creating the textured look seen in most of my portraits.  Click here to see more details.


The second is being held in Scotland at a studio run by Nicola Denny called Newborns by Nicola and this will take place in Arbroath, not far from Dundee.  We are running 2 workshops that are somewhat linked but each can exist independantly.  The first is a 4 hour lecture style session for up to 15 people at a cost of £75 per delegate.  We will be covering many aspects of running a child portrait session, from pre shoot styling ideas and requirements, through to lighting, posing, composition and more. We will be covering the basics on lighting patterns, lighting kit, positioning and where and when is best to use what in order to provide a thorough grounding in portrait lighting that can be applied to any shoot.

These principles will then be elaborated on the following day in a more in depth and hands on session for a limited number of up to 6 people.  It is not essential to attend both and certainly those with a good foundation in lighting will not need to but if you are new to lighting it is recommended that you do attend both.  This class has a cost of £195.  If you would like to attend both the fee is just £225 for both.  Each day will include a light lunch and refreshments.  Click here for more details.


The third session is actually being run out of my studio, the first in a long time so I'm quite excited about that.  The date for this is Thursday July 9th and will be limited to just 4 delegates making it a great opportunity to get in depth and hands on training.  The cost of this session is £195 and will run from 9:30-4:30. this session with cover the same material as the above sessions in Scotland. Click here for more details.


And the final session is with PhotoLive who are holding various events throughout the country.  On July 11 though it is being held in Birmingham where I'll be speaking on 2 different topics.  The first is a 1 hour lecture on getting started with newborns. The second is a 1 hour lecture and lighting demonstration on child portraiture.

If you are interested in any of these events and want more information get in touch using the links provided or give me a call on 01455 611069.



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