All new - Studio Lighting Newborn Workshop. Posing, editing, business and so much more!

Franklin, Nashville, TN USA - 05 May 2018 DetailsRegister

About the workshop

This is not a workshop that jumps around from pose to pose. It’s a highly systematic approach that I use for every single one of my own sessions. Not only will you walk away knowing how to do poses individually but you will walk away confidently with a system you can use to run your own photo shoots smoothly, successfully and efficiently.

I use this system myself and it works every single time. It doesn’t matter if your newborns come in awake or asleep or are even slightly older newborns. Using my system you can start shooting straight away with confidence. So let me help you connect all the dots as what matters to me and you are real life photoshoots that you can deliver fast with consistent high quality.

So this is not a workshop that you can just come to and enjoy sitting back watching. It will be extremely practical with techniques that you can really take away and apply to your own sessions. From the very first pose I do to the very last pose everything follows a specific workflow.

Posing is fundamental and we are going to nail it down. Camera techniques, white ballance, angle, transitioning, props and bean bag posing. But more importantly we will cover the entire posing flow that I use each and every single session that works.  Then we will also go beyond the surface and show you how to expand your gallery strategically to be able to generate a lot more revenue.

So yes, we will cover all the posing and a typical workshop is going to cover including all the fundamentals however we go a lot deeper. Most importantly you will be able to walk away with confidence how to run a session from start to finish.

Jade Gao

Hi Jade , Hope you are well and everything gone back normal to you. Just few words: THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!! Your workflow changed everything, I cannot believe how much I struggled before. I had 3 babies since your  workshop and was so smooth and  quick also  I  gained so much confidence.

Hi Jade, I just wanted to let you know: I’m very trilled about the workshop I attended a few days ago!  It was by far the best I have ever attended.  It was very practical and you gave a lot of hands-on information.  Yesterday I had my first newborn session myself after we met and I memorised only the first 5 poses that you learned us that day.  I thought: if I come this far, I will be very happy in the end.  Because of the good wrapping techniques I learned, I had 5 poses done in just 10′ and couldn’t believe it.  LOL!  I changed my workflow drastically and I am so happy about it!  I have now more time to improve the lighting and create an even better set-up. 

I would recommend your workshop for sure!
Thanks again!  Hope to see you back one day!
Greetings,
Kim Marivoet
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Jade! I started doing your workflow and have had two session done in under an hour! The parents didn’t want a lot of setups (which made it much quicker), but I couldn’t have done what I did without your workshop!

Jade is a person of immense sweetness, and a great simplicity despite its success, easy to approach, close to its trainees, really a Very nice meeting with a real sharing, I particularly appreciated that she continues to take news of her trainees via a dedicated group, to look at the photos and to give advice, thank you again for your kindness and your generosity, you are wonderful!

Course Details

Franklin, Nashville, TN USA – 05 May 2018

Tuition: The tuition for the workshop is only is $1200 USD. All payments are through Paypal. Deposit for workshop is $400 USD (or $200 USD if paying by payment plan).

Course Structure

  • Learn how to achieve natural light looking images using studio light (natural light portion if available).
  • Wrapping
  • Angles
  • Camera tips and tricks
  • White balance
  • Prop shots (lying on the bag, sitting in the basket)
  • Beanbag posing and transitioning with confidence
  • Mastering your flokati
  • Styling your session for your clients yet keeping images timeless
  • how to get many looks from 1 set up
  • Post production and Editing
  • Pricing, business and marketing
  • Important: You will be able to take photos and use them for your portfolio

Requirements: A DSLR camera and 50mm or 35mm lens. All skill levels are welcome however you will be required to use manual mode comfortably. Basic Photoshop and Lightroom / ACR knowledge.

About the Workshop: Lunch, snacks and refreshment will be provided. You will be added to a private facebook group where you will continue to grow and learn from Jade.

* Deposit is non-refundable and is due at the time of registration. Your place is not reserved until your deposit is received. Payment of the balance ($800 USD) is due one month before your workshop date or by monthly payment as detailed on the form below. If you fail to make payment in full by the due date or in accordance with the payment plan you may lose your place at the workshop. Transport and accommodation not included. See workshop registration terms and conditions below for full details. 

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  • Workshop Registration Terms and Conditions

    The following forms the Workshop Agreement ("Agreement”) of Jade Gao ("Photographer") and you ("Attendee").

    Please read the Agreement in its entirety and contact the Photographer if you have any questions or concerns about the Agreement.

    All references to “you” or “your” or the “Attendee” refer to the signer of this Agreement. Signing your name below will serve as your electronic signature reflecting your consent to the terms and conditions of the Agreement. We encourage you to print a copy of this agreement for your records.

    The location of the workshop is subject to confirmation.

    This workshop is not available for anyone who teaches photography / editing / business workshops or classes or anyone who mentors other photographers. Please discuss your situation with the Photographer prior to booking as this could result in your registration being cancelled.

    This workshop is not available for those that are working or running a business as a photographer in Sydney or residents of Sydney. Sydney is defined as any area within a 150km radius of Sydney.

    The workshop fee is $1200 USD. At the time of registration a deposit is required reserve your space at the workshop and your space will not be guaranteed until we have received the deposit. Deposits / workshop fees are non-refundable and will not be refunded under any circumstances unless under circumstances specified in these terms and conditions.

    The balance of your workshop fee being is to be paid either in full 1 month before the date of the workshop or in accordance with the offered payment plan. Workshop seats are non-transferable. If you are unable to attend the workshop however, at our discretion we may give you permission to sell your seat. The new attendee must first fill out an application form and meet our registration requirements and be approved by the Photographer. On acceptance of the new attendee we will email you confirmation of our permission for you to sell the seat.

    Prior to the workshop you will be invited to join a workshop Facebook group. All communications and updates prior to the workshop will be made via the Facebook group. Do not book flights and accommodation until Jade has confirmed final details via the Facebook group.

    In the event of the Photographer becoming ill or for any other reason the Photographer is unable to run the workshop then your deposit and payment will be refunded in full.

    Your workshop seat is for yourself only and it is not permitted to bring along any other person including assistants, children or other family members.

    All information discussed, given, or shared with you at the workshop is for the workshop attendee only and should not be provided or discussed in part, or in its entirety, with any photographer or persons who have not attended a workshop run by the Photographer.

    All materials are protected under copyright law and are not to be copied, duplicated or distributed without the Photographer's written permission.

    While the Photographer makes best efforts and plans carefully to ensure the workshop goes ahead as planned you agree the Photographer is not liable for any loss, whether direct or in-direct, if the workshop needs to be re-scheduled or cancelled. You agree the maximum liability of the Photographer to the attendee arising out of the performance or non-performance of the workshop, whether under the law of contract, tort or otherwise, shall be to refund the attendee any fees paid for the workshop. If the attendee is travelling to the workshop or incurring accommodation costs it is highly recommended that the attendee considers travel insurance and ensures that any flights and accommodation bookings made allow changes and cancellations without fees.

    The Photographer welcomes you to use images taken on the day of the workshop for sharing but it is recommended that you credit the Photographer when doing so.

    This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with and be governed by the laws of the State of New South Wales, Australia and the parties agree to submit themselves to the jurisdiction of the Courts of that State or in a jurisdiction of the choice of the Photographer.