I’m so excited to teaming up with Ally and Doug from Framable Faces Photography Studio to offer a Portrait Bootcamp on June 4th and 5th 2016.  We have 2 days jammed packed full of  Social Media, In-Person sales and  How to price yourself correctly and In Studio and On Location Shooting.

What’s included – 2 days of education and hands on skill development that will change the way you run your studio. Breakfast, lunch and snacks each day. Invaluable friendships and a goodie bag of amazing products from our AMAZING sponsors!!!!!

Here’s the schedule for the Boot Camp

Friday – Arrive into West Bloomfield, MI – About 30 minutes north of Detroit.
We’ll meet up for dinner at a local restaurant to meet and greet your fellow photographers/attendees.
Saturday
830-11 am – Social Media and Marketing with Doug Cohen.
Learn how to use each of the social media platforms to market to your current and prospective clients.
11:15am-1pm – Setting the Stage for the best client experience
Learn how to address your clients AND your best needs with In Person Sales
1-2pm – LUNCH BREAK (lunch provided)
2pm-4pm – PHOTOGRAPHY BREAK OUT SESSIONS WITH MODELS
2-4- Baby and young child photography with Jennifer Anderson
Perfect your studio skills with this adorable age group using Jennifer’s superb posing and lighting.
High School Senior photography with Ally
Ally will show you how to pose your senior GIRLS in studio.  Learn different lighting set ups, posing techniques and how to get that WOW factor!
430-7ish – LOCATION PHOTOGRAPHY BREAK OUT SESSIONS!
Baby and young children location photography with Jennifer.  Jennifer will show you how to style, pose and light at your location session with your sweet, young clients.
Senior location session with Ally.  Ally will demonstrate how to harness the light on location.  She’ll go over flattering posing and how to help you achieve the beautiful results from your location senior sessions.
7ish – ? – DINNER!  Join us for dinner at a fantastic local restaurant!  Or feel free to dine on your own!  We’ll see ya tomorrow!
Sunday
930-11 am – Business Basics and Pricing
Do you know how to price your work correctly?  What counts as marketing?  How do you market “correctly”?  All these questions and more will be answered in this class!
1130-1 – Studio Photography Session
Cake Smash with Jennifer!
You’ll learn how to set up this super cute photography session!  Complete with THE cake!  So adorable!!!
Senior GUY photography with Ally!
The boys are frequently “dragged” to their senior sessions by their moms.  Posing for guys is imperative to get it right!  Come learn from Ally how to make the guys enjoy their session and how to get them to say “That was actually way more fun that I expected!”
1pm-3pm – Lunch and Learn with Ally, Doug and Jen
A working lunch where we’ll talk about being a specialist vs a generalist, finding your style, boutique vs. high volume…Let’s brainstorm how to differentiate YOU from the rest of the photographers in your area.  Q&A is a MUST for this break out session.
Friday – Arrive into West Bloomfield, MI – About 30 minutes north of Detroit.  We’ll meet up for dinner at a local restaurant to meet and greet your fellow photographers/attendees.
Saturday –
830-11 am – Social Media and Marketing with Doug Cohen.
Learn how to use each of the social media platforms to market to your current and prospective clients.
11:15am-1pm – Setting the Stage for the best client experience
Learn how to address your clients AND your best needs with In Person Sales
1-2pm – LUNCH BREAK (lunch provided)
2pm-4pm – PHOTOGRAPHY BREAK OUT SESSIONS WITH MODELS
2-4- Baby and young child photography with Jennifer Anderson
Perfect your studio skills with this adorable age group using Jennifer’s superb posing and lighting.
High School Senior photography with Ally
Ally will show you how to pose your senior GIRLS in studio.  Learn different lighting set ups, posing techniques and how to get that WOW factor!
430-7ish – LOCATION PHOTOGRAPHY BREAK OUT SESSIONS!
Baby and young children location photography with Jennifer.  Jennifer will show you how to style, pose and light at your location session with your sweet, young clients.
Senior location session with Ally.  Ally will demonstrate how to harness the light on location.  She’ll go over flattering posing and how to help you achieve the beautiful results from your location senior sessions.
7ish – ? – DINNER!  Join us for dinner at a fantastic local restaurant!  Or feel free to dine on your own!  We’ll see ya tomorrow!
Sunday –
930-11 am – Business Basics and Pricing
Do you know how to price your work correctly?  What counts as marketing?  How do you market “correctly”?  All these questions and more will be answered in this class!
1130-1 – Studio Photography Session
Cake Smash with Jennifer! You’ll learn how to set up this super cute photography session!  Complete with THE cake!  So adorable!!!
Senior GUY photography with Ally – The boys are frequently “dragged” to their senior sessions by their moms.  Posing for guys is imperative to get it right!  Come learn from Ally how to make the guys enjoy their session and how to get them to say “That was actually way more fun that I expected!”
1pm-3pm – Lunch and Learn with Ally, Doug and Jen
A working lunch where we’ll talk about being a specialist vs a generalist, finding your style, boutique vs. high volume…Let’s brainstorm how to differentiate YOU from the rest of the photographers in your area.  Q&A is a MUST for this break out session.

Price for the 2 day workshop $1500

$500 due at the time of booking and the balance of $1000 due by May 13th. Pay in Full and receive a 1 hr Skype mentoring with

Doug, Ally or Jennifer after the workshop

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Omg, I had the most wonderful maternity session wit Sarah and her little prince Eddie!!!  We did 2 sessions and they both turned out AMAZING!!!  Stay tuned for her newborn session in March with her new little prince!!

I was so excited how this set-up turned out, SOOOOO Springy!!  I Hand – painted this backdrop to use at my spring sessions this year, Who knew this girl could paint? NOT ME!!!  These 2 sweet girls did such a great job at their sessionsGirl with easter bunny and colorful easter eggs Super sweet spring time session Easter mini session, Granger,IN Custom Hand Painted backdrop, Spring time mini sessions Hand Painted Spring backdrop Girl with bunny and easter eggs

I was so blessed to be be able to shoot this little guy when he was in Mommy’s tummy and be present her his birth to capture those special memories for them to remember forever.  When he came to the studio for his newborn session he did AMAZING!!!  He slept like a champ so we could get all these beautiful shots for his mommy and daddy!!Parent and newborn session Granger, IN newborn session Mommy and daddy session with newborn Adorable Newborn session, Granger IN Super sweet newborn session Life style in home newborn session Daddy and me newborn session

I’m not very good a blogging all the time, but for 2015 I’m gonna try and get better.

So I thought while not do a year in review off all my ADORABLE sessions!!!  1st up Newborns

 

I can’t wait to photograph all my 2015 Newborns, If you are expecting it’s never too early to book your session 🙂