online photography classes and mentoring
why chose online photography classes and mentoring program?
With online photography classes and mentoring flexibility it’s never been easier to jump start your freelancer’s career. Obviously, you will have ton of homework to do. But after all, customized photography program and mentoring is a single best way to achieve best results fast.
Custom tailored online photography classes and mentoring program allows to you concentrate on things that matter to you most and avoid making unnecessary mistakes. It’s important to realize, that its way more intelligent to learn not from your own mistakes, but from the mistakes others make.
My online photography classes and mentoring programs are suitable for individuals, small businesses and corporations that are looking to expand their knowledge and services.
pros and cons of online photography classes and mentoring
Besides all the beauty and advantages of in person 1-on-1 learning, online photography classes and mentoring has few advantages of its own.
- Convenience of learning remotely
- Less expensive that 1-on-1 in person mentoring and consulting
- Allows to work with mentors that live virtually anywhere in the world
- Ability to watch live photoshoot recordings at the time convenient for you
- No hands-on photography experience in studio
- No ability to participate in live photoshoots
online photography classes and mentoring options and pricing
HOURLY PHOTOGRAPHY CONSULTING AND MENTORING
Whether you’re an absolute beginner, full-time photographer who feels stuck or needs accountability, or anything in between- I’ve got you covered. All online photography classes and mentoring sessions include (but are not limited to):
- Evaluate your current skill level
- Give constructive criticism on your portfolio and website
- Learn how to master you gear
- Talk branding. Find your niche and figure out ideal client
- Map out your future goals
- Advice on shooting and posing
- Photography workflow from start to finish
In-studio or online meeting:
Private $125/hour (2 hours minimum)
Private 8-hour package: $850
Two people $175/hour (2 hours minimum)
Two people 8-hour package: $1,200
ADVANCED ONLINE PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES AND MENTORING PROGRAM
4 online sessions program with a follow-up session after 6 months. Each session is 3-4 hours with homework assignments between each online session. I’ll make myself available between sessions to review students new work, go over photography inquiries, give advice on bids, client proposals, and pricing. I will also consult on any other questions/issues that may arise along the way.
All online photography sessions sessions listed below can be modified and personalized depending on your needs and photography goals.
SESSION 1: EVALUATE YOUR CURRENT SKILL LEVEL AND SET CREATIVE GOALS
In depth review and constructive critique of your portfolio, including images, website, social media, and blog. Afterwards, we’ll discuss your business and artistic goals, talk about your brand, niche and ideal client.
Once we have that, we’ll put a plan together for the rest of the photography classes and mentoring program.
SESSION 2: WORK ON BUSINESS STRATEGY AND LOOK INTO FINANCIAL GOALS
We’ll break down of your business strategy and do in depth review of what’s working and what’s not working. We will discuss strategy behind creating a cohesive and thoughtful brand, your pricing structure, business growth and sustainability.
SESSION 3: ANALYZE THOUGHT PROCESS WHEN PHOTOGRAPHING
We’ll go down the rabbit hole and look deeper. As a team we’ll analyze your current thought process behind images you capture. I will share my personal knowledge and approach I use. Afterwards, I will advise on how to solve problems, get the most out of the situation, and deliver predictable results every time. In other words, we’ll work on making you a better and more confident photographer.
SESSION 4: ASSIGNMENT PHOTOSHOOT/ EDITING
Watch 1-2 recorded (or live if possible) real world commercial or magazine photoshoots in my studio. Afterwards, I will answer any questions you might have and share my editing process.
SESSION 5: FOLLOW UP
This follow-up session will take place 6 months after the last session. We will review your most recent work along with the website updates. This usually is the also the time for any miscellaneous questions not covered in the first four sessions.
Advanced Mentorship Six Month Program
I won’t be able to help you with any tax advice or legal advice.
My knowledge in any editing software (i.e. Capture One, Lightroom, Photoshop) is based on the skills and style that works for me.
I’ll do my best to help you with your equipment, but be prepared to read the manual and watch camera setup tutorials on YouTube. Its important to realize that I don’t know all features of every single camera in the market.