This is a 2-day practical photography workshop presented by Martin Grahame-Dunn, Kevin Wilson & Uzair Kharawala. You will get some of the best photography training over 2 days on subjects like posing, composition, lighting, off-camera flash, work flow, editing, simple post-processing, business marketing and much much more….
This practical workshop includes everything you need to learn about photographing portraits on-location.
The workshop will cover topics such as:
- shooting with ambient light
- shooting with window light
- how to use off-camera flash with minimal equipment
- elements of composition
- simple and lightning fast editing work flow
- how to create stunning portraits on-location
- ‘getting it right’ in-camera
- and much much more…
Not only will you learn about photography, you’ll also learn how to manage your business, including:
- how to price your products
- products which your clients will love
- how to set up promotions with local businesses
- how to create ‘Gift Vouchers’
- how to get in front of thousands of people for free!!
- online marketing / blogs / website
- and much much more…
You will shoot indoors & outdoors throughout the afternoon & evening with a break in the middle. You are advised to bring along your camera gear. This is a very intensive hands-on training day where you will be pushed to your limits to create images like you’ve never taken before.
We start early at 9.00am and you will be in a seminar room all day. Presentations will be made by Martin, Kevin & Uzair to show you their own unique but simple way of post-processing the images shot on Day 1. Plus each one will discuss on how they market their business locally, what products they sell and how they set their price lists. You will also learn some incredible online tricks on how to promote your website and drive free & targeted traffic to your site. We’ll finish the day with a Q&A session at around 5.00pm
- Models on Day 1
- Tea / Coffee throughout
- Lunch on Day 2
Photography on Day 1
You will photograph 3 different models which you can use for building for portfolio.
- Model 1 : Retro Portraits
- Model 2: Lifestyle Portraits
- Model 3: Elegance Portraits
When & Where
Leamington Spa, Warks
There are a variety of good quality & low-cost hotels around Leamington. Please contact us if you need any help in locating a nearby hotel.
About the Presenters
Martin has been in the industry for over 30 years covering many aspects of Professional Photography including Industrial, Commercial, Automotive, Advertising, Fashion, Editorial, Wedding photography & Portraiture.
Over almost the entire period of his professional career he has been actively engaged in the training of photographers from the four corners of the world covering every major discipline. A highly respected trainer and judge with so many Professional Organisations, the Fuji Professional School of Photography, the Kodak European Gold Circle and many of the worlds leading representative bodies.
Kevin Wilson honed his photographic skills to encompass the current trends demanded by buyers of wedding and portrait photography today. The foundation of good photography is based on lighting and composition, this coupled with available light and the use of various reflectors and diffusers is where Kevin has developed his own style and brand of classical work with a contemporary twist.
Kevin, is the only photographer to achieve multiple fellowships, in portrait and wedding, all with natural light, both with the Master Photographers Association and the British Institute of Professional Photography. In total he has 7, plus PPOA Mcr.
A relative new comer and the new kid on the block! Uzair has established himself as a skilled photographer and an astute businessman. He is the creator of the award-winning software Foto SF, the founder of this blog, various DVDs on off-camera flash which have been sold in over 27 countries to date.
He is currently one of Nikon UK’s ‘Evangelist’ and is a regular ‘Guest Speaker’ at major photography conventions, trade shows & fairs in the UK. He regularly presents seminars & workshops for Calumet, at Apple’s flagship store in Regent Street London, Focus on Imaging, PhotoVision Roadshows and has previously presented for all major photographic bodies including the BIPP, MPA & the SWPP.