What we will cover:
-Connecting with your clients on an emotional level to ensure authentic, emotional portraits
-Ways to bring fun, laughter and movement into your images
-Posing groups of 2-6 in an intimate, connected way
-Use of outdoor natural lighting in all conditions, including full sun
-Use of indoor natural lighting for dramatic effect
-Image editing including advanced color correction, creating natural  skin tones, head swapping, dramatic composition/cropping for dramatic impact, black and white conversions

What we won't cover:
-Using strobes or flash
-basic camera functions/basic photography
-business or marketing techniques in detail (we sometimes chat about this over meals)
-pricing (we sometimes chat about this over meals)
-commercial/editorial photography

Who should attend:

-Anyone who is interested in taking traditional posed family portraiture to the next level of intimacy and authenticity
-Anyone who would like to be able to photograph in full sun or learn more about how to read and manipulate available light in all indoor and outdoor conditions
-It is recommended that you have a working knowledge of using your camera in manual mode

Who should not attend:

-The workshop is not open to those working/marketing in the following cities: St. Louis metro and Denver metro

-The workshop is not open to photographers who are giving workshops of their own or who sell products that would be considered a conflict of interest

What's included:
-1.5 day workshop including live models with signed releases
-all meals from breakfast Saturday to lunch Sunday
-the first 3 workbooks
-small attendee to instructor ratio (max of 15 photographers)

What's not included:
-airfare
-hotel
-transportation to/from airport or to/from workshop
-dinner on Fri or Sun


What's included (with optional travel package for the Denver Workshop):
-1.5 day workshop including live models with signed releases
-hotel for the night before and the night in between workshop days
-all meals from light dinner Friday to lunch on Sunday
-shuttle service to and from airport*
-shuttle service to and from hotel/studio
-First 3 Workbooks


*airport shuttle will have a designated pick up and drop off.  If your flight  is scheduled for outside of these times, you will be responsible for your own transportation to and/or from the airport