Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction and Welcome

    • Introduce Yourself - Who are You

    • Website Share (if applicable)

    • Ten Tips for Becoming a Successful Photographer

  • 2

    The Best Time to Photograph a Newborn

    • The Best time to photograph a newborn AUDIO

    • Download the Client Information Sheet

    • The Best Time to Photograph a Newborn Baby Stages Document

    • Q&A

  • 3

    The Camera

    • My Gear Info Video

    • Which camera which lens?

    • Canon Vs Nikon Info video - which do I prefer?

    • Camera Strap Info Video

    • White Balance Info Video

    • Camera Settings (Audio)

    • Questions

  • 4

    Baby Safety

    • The Spotters Job

    • Baby Safety - Must have Checklist

    • Q&A

    • Client Prep

    • Client Prep

  • 5

    Defining your Style

    • Your clients style

    • Defining your style

    • Style Homework

  • 6

    Business Basics: What you must have in place to run a Baby Photography Business

    • Requirements for running your business Audio

    • Establishing your Brand and Offerings

    • Forms

    • Pricing and Plans Video

    • Q & A

  • 7

    Sales and Service

    • How will you run your Business?

    • Customer Service

    • Selling

    • Sales Process Mock Overview

  • 8

    Baby Wrapping Break

    • Baby Wrapping Break

    • Baby Sack Wrap

    • Basic Baby Wrap

    • Basic Baby Wrap sample 2 with music by EvanBrandt.com

    • Tied Potato Wrap

  • 9

    Studio Essentials -Running a Business from Your Home, A Client's home or a Studio

    • Working out of your home

    • Working at a clients home

    • Safety Checklist

    • The Retail Studio

    • Retail Studio Checklist

    • Studio Tour Overview

    • ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS DAY?

  • 10

    Need a Break?

    • Things to do today

  • 11

    Lighting

    • Single Studio Light Basics

    • Studio Light Basics

    • BEHIND THE SCENES WITH SINGLE STUDIO LIGHT

    • Studio Light Video 2

    • Light Overview

  • 12

    Natural Light Basics

    • Natural Light in the Home

    • Natural Light Samples

  • 13

    Photographing a Newborn

    • Photographing a Newborn Part 1. Baby Gabriella - 3 weeks

    • Baby Gabriella Part 2

    • Questions - Downloads

  • 14

    Post Production

    • Post Production Workflow

    • Lighroom Cull

    • Photoshop Edit

    • Stomping

    • Discussion

  • 15

    After the Session

    • Showing your Images - Packaging your Products

  • 16

    Getting your Name out there and Establishing your Newborn Business to the Market

    • Marketing in your town and understanding your competition

    • Your Style Board

  • 17

    Must have Marketing Items

    • Marketing

    • My first Paid Gig

    • Must have Marketing List

  • 18

    Supplies and Props Resources

    • Supplies and Resources Document

  • 19

    Social Network Do's and Don'ts

    • Client Permissions and Safety on the Internet

    • Managing your Social Networks

  • 20

    The Personal Side

    • Managing your Family, Time and your Career

  • 21

    Closing comments or questions

    • Questions

    • Digital Certificate and Trained by Logo