Over the past year Newborn Photography has really started to take hold of the UK and myself and other trainers have found an increased number of photographers wanting to learn the ‘Art’ of Newborn photography so….We have brought to you the first ever UK Newborn specific trade show to be held in Birmingham at the stunning Botanical Gardens on the 27th & 28th of May! http://www.thenewbornphotographyshow.co.uk.
It’s a two day event with training classes and no other trade show covers as much regarding the Newborn industry.
If you are looking at adding some fantastic new products to your studio we have some great suppliers and adding more all the time why not come and have a look at what they have to offer,
Creativity Backgrounds, Click Props, The Perfect Picture Props, Newborn Baby Posing Limited, Photovalue, Colorworld Imaging, Olympus, Luxs Studio Decor, Aaduki, Wondrous Woods, SWPP, Kaleidoscope, Light Blue, The Canvas Boutique, SWPM South West Photo Mounts, Big Crocodile Baby PhotoProps, Graphi Studio, The Print Foundry, Artsy Couture. More to be Announced soon!
We have fantastic prop and product suppliers all under one roof! We will have lots of Demonstrations throughout the day on our Demo stage, some of which include A talk by a Midwife on what to look out for on your newborn session, Master Photographer Big Dog Damian McGillicuddy .
Our fantastic lectures and masterclasses line up.
One of the top U.S Newborn Photographers will be flying over to teach us Newborn Story Telling…..Join Robin in this powerful newborn class geared towards an intermediate to advanced level, as she guides you through her four-step program in “baby storytelling,” while exploring how the
concepts of natural imagery are created to complete a series of storytelling portraits. You’ll learn how posing a newborn in a natural manner conveys emotion to the viewer as the story unfolds. This session is geared for those who seek to explore baby-guided posing as the key component to powerful natural imagery. Robin will show you how to create images as well as how to group the most compelling selections from your session as wall art. You’ll also discover how to keep things simple with set ups and props, as she demonstrates how to pull the story together with easy wrapping techniques, including her signature “nest egg”. While the class will not focus on lighting, simple instruction is given using a one-light studio set up. Newborn models will be present and attendees are asked to help maintain a quiet and calm environment at all times.
We are beyond excited to announce also we have booked another wonderful speaker from USA! It’s none other than the amazing Tiffany from Munchkins and Mohawks! Tiff will be teaching a natural lighting toddler and family shoot in the beautiful gardens of the venue!! http://munchkinsandmohawksphotography.com/blog
Tiffany is based in the USA and creates absolutely simply beautiful children’s portraits. We’ve been a huge admirer of her works for some years now
and we are flying her over just for you!
Enjoy a three hour shooting session with Tiffany. She’ll will show you exactly how she shoots a toddler session – how to put the child at ease – how to pose toddlers and their their families, how to create fun natural imagery and how to work effectively with natural light. She will guide you right through the session from beginning to end and you will learn how to shoot emotively beautiful images which will sell. As this is a shooting session you will need your camera, memory cards and lenses
Tiffany will be teaching two masterclasses, at which photographers are able to shoot. These spaces are strictly limited so booking quickly is highly recommended. You will not be able to turn up and pay on the day. At just £295 for a 3 hour masterclass take your shooting to the next level.
Getting to know WordPress with lisa beaney
Have you ever wondered why so many people use wordpress as a basis for their website but don’t know where to start ?
In this session Lisa will show you how easy it is to install and get a wordpress website up and running. She will show you the differences between “pages”, “posts” and how to add “widgets” as well as some of the many plugins available for wordpress that are so useful for photographers so that you can create a websit that is as original as your photography.
Don’t worry if you forget to write something down, Lisa will also provide a download like for the notes from the session.
SEO Rocket Fuel – Advanced Search Engine Optimisation Techniques for Photographers
Join SEO Specialist Alan Hutchison of PhotoProSEO.com in this very powerful class targeted at photographers who want to improve their Google Rankings and as a result add thousands of pounds of additional turnover to their business.Alan
and his wife Morag run a very highly successful photography business from their studio in Central Scotland, with a business that generates 6 figures in Wedding income alone, never mind their Family Portrait and Boudoir Photography businesses. Alan attributes much of that success to good marketing, but specifically good rankings on Google due to his clever use of Search Engine Optimisation techniques. In this extremely powerful class Alan will be teaching an adapted version of his Advanced SEO for Photographers course and teaching you simple techniques that are guaranteed to move your New Born Photography website higher in the rankings and dominate your local competition. Alan will teach you the techniques that he uses to quickly rank his websites (last year he managed to rank Morag’s brand new Boudoir Photography website number 1 on Google in just 5 short weeks for “Boudoir Photography Scotland” ) – these techniques are so powerful that he will ask all attendees to sign a confidentiality agreement to ensure the information received remains confidential.All attendees on to sign a confidentiality agreement to ensure the information received remains confidential. His class will also receive a free SEO Audit of their website.
After working for almost nine years for many wedding, portrait and business clients at the very high end of social photography business, Marko has now set himself up as a freelance post production trainer and provider of a picture editing service using Adobe Lightroom™ and Photoshop™.
You could have already seen images edited by Marko, in professional photography magazines including Photo Professional Magazine as well as in a number of books about Photography.
Marko has been training professional photographers and enthusiastic amateurs for many years and helping them to enhance their images to a greater level and saving them time in the process, and we are very happy to have him as part of our line up at this years show.
We all know that the finishing of an image is just as important as the taking of the image. Marko will teach you how to transform beautiful newborn images into amazing pictures with his post production techniques using Lightroom and Photoshop. He will concentrate on how Lightroom and Photoshop will help you to get your pictures to a higher level using very uncomplicated methods. You will learn how to deal with newborn skin tones that are often challenging, and how to balance the tonal range to give your images a pleasing and flattering look. Marko will get the most out of the images when they are still in raw format and then polish and fine tune in Photoshop.
Marko will also go through an effective workflow of how you can put your files through Lightroom and how to simplify the working process.
Marko would like to invite anyone attending, to send a couple of RAW files to him prior to the event that could be used for demonstration purposes during the Masterclass. Please send via ‘wetransfer’ or similar to: firstname.lastname@example.org
GARY HILL – Maternity Lighting Sold Out
Full time professional photographer and trainer, specialise in all forms of women’s portraiture from boudoir to maternity. Associate with SIFGP and NPS. Work part time now as I look after my baby boy three days a week.
Maternity lighting 27th May 2014 1:00pm and 28th May 2014 1:00pm How to utilise, modify and correctly position artificial and natural light to provide flattering, beautiful maternity portraits. From Hi key,to low key bodyscapes for images that are timeless and sell.
Business School – Sold Out
We are also delighted to announce a new FREE to attend class. Introducing ‘The Business School’ Which is now sold out. combining two of the industry’s leading businessmen and photographers together for the 1st time especially for you. Charlie Kaufman founder of the UK’s largest fashion Studio, the Fresh Academy. With nearly 25 years’ experience behind the lens, 20 years of solid marketing knowledge and being instrumental in setting up numerous studios, with work published in The Times, Daily Mail, Glamour, Elle and Cosmopolitan, and James Carter 25 years in the Portrait Business. Winner of The National Kodak of the Year Award, Post Chairman of the London Portrait Group and Business Speaker at many seminars including the SWPP Convention, James has a wealth of experience to offer the delegates of his courses.
There is a new saying that has emerged in the photographic world over the past couple of years and that is, if your struggling with sales…you need to ‘Get Carter’!
This is a must for anyone wishing to push their business forward. http://www.thenewbornphotographyshow.co.uk/#!classes-and-lectures/cz5r
You can book your class ticket here www.thenewbornphotographyshow.co.uk