Join Shemika Schatte of Aria Rose Photography and Jennifer Mountain of Jennifer Serra Beauty Studios for a two day fine art child couture workshop event.
This workshop will take place at the beautiful photography studio, The Secret Garden in Sulphur, Louisiana and has everything you need. From networking with some of the leading vendors in the industry, a beautiful styled photo shoot, information on how to style your own photo shoot, editing and so much more.
Payment may be paid in full or in 3 payments. Your Final payment must be made by the 15th of the month BEFORE the workshop date. Your workshop tuition fee is non-refundable. If you are unable to attend, you may sell your seat to another photographer. The full price of the workshop is $475. A deposit of $150 is due at the time of booking to reserve your seat. Maximum attendees is 15-Minimum is 10. If we do not reach the minimum, we will postpone the date until we have enough attendees.
What the workshop includes:
-Shemika's Styling Process: Learn how Shemika styles her shoots, clients and set. She will share the keys to her success in styled shoots, where she finds her wardrobe, props, inspiration ect. and how to do it all inexpensively. You will see Shemika style sessions. One will be high fashioned couture and one will be a very simple styling. She will teach you how to achieve both. Learn how she pieces together hair accessories with wardrobe and work with hair/makeup artists to achieve a specific look.
-Sales Tips with Jenn: Learn how to set yourself apart from others with Jenns's sales technique through strategic partnerships.
-Hands-On Experience: Each student will have an opportunity to photograph and pose our models during the workshop. Shemika and Jenn will work right alongside to give you helpful tips and tricks to help you capture the perfect angles for your portfolio. The ratio of photographer to model is 2:1.
-Portfolio Building: Each student will have the opportunity to photograph all models and set-up during the workshop. Everyone is more than welcome to include these images in their portfolio of work.
-Editing: Follow along as Shemika edits images from the shoots. She will teach you have she achieves her oil painting look. She will teach you how to make actions to help editing go smoother and faster. Shemika will share all her editing knowledge with her students.
-Lunch and Snacks: Lunch will be provided on the 19th and snacks will be provided each day.
-Goodies: Shemika and Jenn will leave you with goodies from them and some of their favorite vendors to work with.
Day 1: Shooting and Talk
-We will start our day with a sunrise shoot. This shoot will be styled very simply to fit anyone's portfolio. After the shoot we will break for breakfast and meet back for our informational part of the workshop
-We will spend the entire afternoon learning. We will talk styling, sales and so much more. Bring some paper and a pen because we will go into detail and answer any questions you may have.
-We will end our day with a very high fashion couture shoot, "Let them eat cake". This shoot will showcase couture dresses from various designers, hand made headpieces and accessories and so much more. We will end the shoot with a group picture of the models.
Day 2: Editing
-We will begin our day with review basic Lightroom and Photoshop tools and then move on to editing. Shemika will teach you how and why she edits her portraits the way she does. She will edit 2 images for her students, a beauty/glamour edit and also a fine art portrait. She will send each student the images she will edit so that they have the option to follow along editing an image of hers or their own.
How many attendees will be at the workshop/shootout?
There is a minimum requirement of 10 attendees for us to host this amazing shootout/workshop. The Maximum amount of attendees we will have at both the workshop will be 15 photographers.
Is transportation and lodging included?
Neither transportation nor lodging will be included. We will, however, provide attendees with a list of closest airports, Airbnbs as well as hotels.
I have paid and cannot make the workshop, what can I do?
Although there will be no refunds given, you may sell your seat if the need arises.
What if it rains?
Let us worry about the weather. We will have backup plans in case of bad weather.
Can I enter the images taken at the event for contests?
We ask that you limit the use of your images to your website and social media platforms ONLY.
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