Luisa & Elise are very excited to announce that they will be coming to the USA and UK in May 2017!! These two award-winning Australian photographers have drawn on 30 years of combined photography experience and three years teaching together to create a comprehensive workshop experience that offers attendees the best of both worlds. Over the two-day workshop they will show different ways of styling and shooting with an emphasis on finding your own style and building core skills to expand client galleries by maximising every opportunity to capture our little subjects with confidence and creativity.
Dates and locations:
  • London, UK May 6 & 7 2017workshopimage
  • New York, USA May 10 & 11 May 2017
  • Miami, Florida, USA May 14 & 15 May 2017
  • Seattle, USA May 18 & 19 May 2017
  • Los Angeles, USA May 22 & 23 May 2017
Workshop Schedule: Day 1: 9am – 4pm
Photographing newborn babies and an older awake baby/ lifestyle session
The following topics will be covered:
• Settling and posing sleepy babies safely
• Creating polished images that ‘pop’
• Getting off the beanbag and using props with confidence
• How to successfully introduce colour into your work
• Wrapping with ease
• Preparing setups and styling
• Using flowers successfully in a set up
• How to use natural light effectively
• Posing siblings and family members
• Getting variety from every setup and shooting to sell
• Nailing gorgeous awake shots
• Learn how to introduce lifestyle shots to your session
• Shooting for 100+ final image galleries
• Giving direction to clients for natural looking images
• Getting It Right In Camera: How to save hours on the computer 6pm Group dinner when you can chat to Luisa & Elise in a relaxed atmosphere and reflect on the day’s learning.
Day 2: 9am – 1pm
• Marketing
• Growing your business
• Making money from your business
• Giving Back & Shooting for your soul
• Post production, workflow and editing
• Batch editing using ACR & using Photoshop
• Pricing and Structuring Packages
• Taking the fear out of In Person Sales
• Being your own boss and making it work
• Finding your Phojo

Lunch, snacks and beverages will all be provided. Dinner will not be provided.

Class sizes will be limited to 12-14 places depending on the studio hosting venue space however the class sizes will be no bigger than 14 places.

These workshops are not aimed at those just starting out in newborn photography – it’s aimed at photographers who already photograph newborns and want to ‘polish’ their skills and learn how to improve their business. Camera & shooting basics won’t be covered and attendees must be confident in shooting manual. You will need to bring a DSLR and ideally a prime lens.  Familiarity with photoshop is a must for the editing and post-production section of the workshop.

Workshop fees are  $1,375 USD for workshops in the United States and  £1,125 for UK workshops.

Fill out the form below to be notified of the pre sale 24 hours prior to public release. Want to host one of our workshops? Click this link here to tell us all about you and your studio.