WORKSHOP SYNOPSIS

Date: July 6th-7th 2019 | Bangalore | Contact: +91-9620830837



2 Days of Extensive Newborn and Maternity Photography Workshop
Newborn | Maternity | Toddler | Family

Sissi Wang workshop is an intensive posing & business learning program. Our goal is to teach you the fundamentals of Newborn and Maternity Photography, as well as , running a successful business. Our workshop will cover both Studio light and Natural lighting so that you could cope with various situations either in-studio or in-home. We will also cover newborn posing, wrapping, safety, parent/sibling posing, camera settings, tips and tricks, pricing and marketing your business. You will also learn how to maximize your saleable gallery within a limited time. In the post production part, apart from teaching you how to achieve perfect skin, we will also walk you through how Sissi shoot with a very basic setup and compose that into a fancy background. Sissi will also share our emails formats, contracts and workflow templates for attendees.

 
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MEET SISSI WANG

Sissi Wang, the founder of JustKidi Photography Studio, is a multi-award winning baby photography studio. Her studio is an internationally recognized studio and has been named one of the top 10 newborn photography studios in Sydney in 2018 and 2019. Sissi has become one of the most sought after photographers in the industry.

Being a design orientated photographer, Sissi likes utilizing home decor ornaments ie. floral, baskets, fluffy blankets etc to create Vintage, Romantic, and Simplicity/Purity styles. She has a keen eye for details, and her creativity is unparalleled, bringing her the success within a short period of 3 years since her studio founded.

PAY BOOKING AMOUNT

The total cost of the workshop is INR ₹38,850/- per person. You can confirm your spot just by paying the booking amount of INR ₹14,850/- (rest of the amount you can pay before or during the workshop). In case if you want to make full payment the payment options will be shared upon inquiry.

Course Content

The first day will be focused on newborn setup, newborn posing, and business.  Using newborn models, Sissi will guide you through a typical newborn session, showing my pose to pose transitions, angles, soothing methods, etc.  You will be able to photograph some setups for your own portfolio, with Sissi there next to you, guiding you with your own angles to get that perfect SOOC shot. Sissi strongly believes in a hands-on approach to her teaching, so Sissi will be right there to help and answer any questions you might have.
 
We will also have a thorough business discussion, where Sissi will be an open book.  Sissi will go through her pricing, branding, methods for marketing, website, and everything in between.  You will be welcome to raise your own questions at any time – all questions are welcomed.
 
  • In depth portfolio review of your recent one client gallery.
    •  Sissi starts my session with criticism. I(Sissi) believe this make us both to understand where your strength is and where you want to improve.
  • Pre-session
    • – What Equipment and props should we have in our collection
    • – How to choose your props
    • – Planning for the session ahead
    • – Preparing for the session
    • – How to style setups to get the most out of your session
    • – Advice for the parents
  • During the session (using natural light)
    • – Various beanbag poses (wrapped, nude, froggy, baby bump, chin-on-hands, sides, front, potato sack etc)
    • – How to look for light
    • – Camera setting
    • – Angles, compositions
    • – Transition shots for composite shots
    • – How I light differently for different prop styles
    • – Posing family and siblings

*Lunch Break (lunch will be served as well as refreshments)

  • Tips for a successful newborn session
  • Newborn session (all setups using studio light)
The second day will be focused on working with older babies (aged 3-5 months), maternity sessions, and post-production.  Sissi will take you through a typical older baby session, demonstrating how to work with babies in this tricky age range. Sissi will also guide you through a maternity session, showing you how to capture timeless and flattering maternity images for your clients.  Just as in day 1, you will be able to photograph some setups for your own portfolio, with her full assistance in choosing angles and settings to get that perfect SOOC shot.
 
The afternoon will be dedicated to post-production. Erin will go over her complete post-processing workflow, using Lightroom and Photoshop CC, so that you can watch a gallery come together from start to finish.  Most of her post-production work will be included in your workbook, and you are welcome to take notes or follow along on your own laptop.
 
1.  Older Babies
 
– Parent preparation
– Room preparation
– Choosing setups
– Maximising variety within each setup
– Methods for VERY quick session times
– Structured posing workflow with prop and bean bag posing
 
2.  Maternity Posing
 
– Client preparation
– Choosing attire and location
– Making your clients feel comfortable and beautiful
– Posing for different body types
– Maximising variety in your maternity sessions
 
3.  Post-production and Workflow
 
– Methods for increasing productivity and workflow speed
– Fixing colours and skin tones in Lightroom
– Hand-edits from start to finish
– Creating your own actions in Photoshop
– Shooting demonstration for digital composition
– Editing demonstration for photo realistic background composition
– I will cover where I purchase my props from, how to setup a newborn studio with your budget, where to invest and how to grow your business.
– Q&A

WORKSHOP FEE

INR 38,850/- per person
Includes lunch, tea/coffee, snacks and applicable taxes. You can also confirm your spot just by paying the booking amount of INR 14,850/- (rest of the amount you can pay before or during the first day of the workshop). Payment options will be shared upon inquiry.

CANCELLATION POLICY

In the ill-fated event if you wish to cancel your booking after the payment, you will receive a credit note that can be used to avail of any of our services listed on our website, for:

a) 100% of the amount if you cancel before 30 days of the Workshop date,
or
b) 50% of the amount if you cancel before 15 days of the Workshop date

No credit note will be issued for canceling 2weeks prior to the Workshop date or for failing to attend the Workshop without prior intimation, and no cash refunds will be made under any circumstances.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    • I am a complete beginner in photography. Is this Workshop recommended for me? Of course! GlamFlame always plans it’s workshop in such a way that both beginners and professionals can attend it. Our pre-workshop requisites are very well designed and informative. If you are a complete beginner, you should sign up for the Workshop right away, as we’re sure you’ll find it really helpful!
    • I don’t have a DSLR and have only a compact digital camera. Will this Workshop still be useful for me? Yes. The fundamental concepts of digital photography are common to DSLR and compact digital cameras, so it will still be useful, and you’ll be able to try a majority of the discussed concepts practically if your compact camera has manual controls. However, in order to make the most out of the Workshop, we recommend you hire a DSLR.
    • How do I register for the Workshop? You can register for the Workshop by clicking on the BOOK NOW! tab and filling out the registration form, or transferring the booking amount directly to our company account, details will be shared upon inquiry. You can reach us on +91-9620830837
    • How do I pay the Workshop fee? We have multiple payment options including online transfer, from which you may choose one as per your convenience. More details can be shared upon inquiry.
    • What should I get to the Workshop?
      • DSLR Camera
      • Flash transmitter/receiver for your camera (if not Canon)
      • 24-70mm f2.8, 35mm or 50mm lens; Macro lens if you do macro shots
      • Spare camera battery
      • Your laptop with photoshop and lightroom installed on it
    • I have paid for the Workshop but cannot attend. Can I get a refund?
      Kindly check our cancellation policy. 

GLAMFLAME STUDIOS

Address2nd Floor, 1554, 19th Main Rd, Agara Village, 1st Sector, HSR Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560102 Phone: +91-9620830837

OVERVIEW

Number of guests: 20
Local transport: Cab and auto
Exertion level: Easy
Accommodation: Hotels
Meals: Lunch and Tea/coffee snacks included
Type of photography: Advertising andComposite
Weather in July: Average 30°C

Can Be Arranged Upon Request:
Up to 3 Nights Hotel accommodation with private bath and toilet
All meals and non-alcoholic beverages
Ground transport

*The additional cost hast to be born by the individual

Excludes:
Transport to/from Workshop Location
Visa for India
Alcoholic beverages
Travel insurance