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Charlotte Gamache Photography

San Diego, CA - Saturday 25th Septmeber

$300.00 Sold out

Image of San Diego, CA - Saturday 25th Septmeber

Location: Lisa England Photography

Cost: $1000 USD

Non refundable retainer: $300 USD (due at the time of booking)

Remainder: $700 USD (due 2 weeks before workshop date)

Attendees: Limited to 7 photographers plus the host

Workshops are one full day and will cover everything you need to know about newborn photography, whether you are in your first year of business or looking to enhance your existing skills. I will teach you everything from session workflow, styling, setting up your studio, prepping clients before they arrive, newborn posing on the beanbag and in props, composition and finding the best angles to shoot at, lighting, soothing techniques for a fussy baby and much much more. I will show you how to use studio lighting and where to place it to achieve perfect skin tones and shadows in and out of the camera.

The workshop starts early in the morning at 9am while we get to know each other over coffee and muffins with the first baby arriving at 9:45am. I will have 2 different models come into the studio so we can really focus on every aspect of a newborn session. Towards the end of the day we will spend an hour covering post processing. After we are done learning I will take you all out for a relaxing dinner and drinks where we will reflect back on the day and have a Q&A session. We will then say our goodbyes around 7:30pm (unless we are having waaaaaaayyyy too much fun at dinner). After the workshop you will be added to a private Facebook group along with other students where you will receive continued support, critique, advice etc from me and have access to posing & editing videos. Limited to a total of 8 students.

Equipment needed:

Camera DSLR which you MUST know how to operate in full manual
50mm or 35mm prime lens (24-70mm is ok but you wont be able to shoot open wide like I demonstrate)
ipad, iphone or just good ole' pen and paper to take notes/pics/videos

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**please note there is a minimum requirement of 5 attendees to sign up for the workshop to go ahead. Should the requirement not be met one month before the workshop, it will be cancelled. Please take this into consideration when making travel arrangements.

**COVID POLICY - Should the workshop not go ahead due to lockdowns, travel restrictions etc in UTAH then the workshop will be rescheduled to a new date that works for the host and for myself. Should the attendee not be able to make the new date, they will be responsible for selling their seat. Deposits will only be refunded if I personally cannot travel due to COVID (ie. if the canada/us border is closed)

**The workshop is not open to those who already teaching/mentoring in newborn photography. Attendees are prohibited from teaching/mentoring within 12 months of the workshop date and will be required to sign a contract**