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MAKING MONEY WITH YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY CONFERENCE
RUNNING YOUR PHOTO BUSINESS FROM YOUR PHONE
Let your phone be your best assistant by automating the communication with your clients without losing your personal touch. Get paid, manage your website, set up and deliver galleries, create and launch campaigns, schedule your social media posts, all from the comfort of wherever you want to be by just using your phone!
BUILDING A CREATIVE PHOTO STUDIO WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK
Gilmar will guide you through her photography gear of choice. She’ll show you how you can get started setting up a home photography studio and make the best out of your space to produce high-quality imagery from the comfort of your home. She will also go in-depth about what gear you need, what you should pass on, and what creative choices to make to take your craft to the next level.
PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY CONFERENCE
PERSONAL BRAND PHOTOGRAPHY: BEYOND HEADSHOTS
with Gilmar Smith
In the era of social media, you have to make yourself and your brand stand up in order to acquire more business. It’s not just about selling, it’s about connecting, engaging and building a relationship with your audience. In this class I will teach you all you need to know about the business of Personal Branding Photography and how to customize Personal Branding Sessions for your clients and for yourself!
CREATIVE FAMILY PORTRAITURE
with Gilmar Smith
- Learn how to creatively photograph families and kids and incorporate their personalities into their pictures.
- Introduction to Creative kids and family photography
- Pre-session consultation and session conceptualization
- Incorporating everybody’s personality into the shoot
- Tips to working with kids and managing
IN PHOTOSHOP & LIGHTROOM
Learn all about color! Join Gilmar Smith as she teaches you how to use color to evoke emotion, set the mood of a scene, bring together a composite, and so much more. Using Lightroom Classic and Photoshop, Gilmar provides a foundation in the elements of storytelling before demonstrating the wide variety of tools at your disposal for enhancing, tweaking, changing, and harmonizing color in your photographs.
CREATIVE FAMILY PORTRAITS
FOR SPECIAL OCCASSIONS
Step up your creativity in your family portraiture! Join Gilmar Smith as she walks you through a series of super fun and imaginative photo shoots with families and kids. In this class, you’ll learn what goes into the setup of each scene, how to make it flow with adults and kids, get everyone engaged with a concept, and ensure everyone has a great experience. The first shoot involves a family in a holiday-themed shoot, the second has a magical theme for a youth portrait, and in the final shoot Gilmar engages her own kids in a fantastically creative shoot with a unique concept.
CREATIVE PORTRAITS AT HOME
There’s no place like home! Join the KelbyOne crew as they drop in on the amazing Gilmar Smith to learn how to she produces the most creative portraits from the comfort of home. In this class Gilmar shares her favorite tips and tricks for making small spaces look their best, demonstrates how she uses colored lights to make the ordinary look extraordinary, puts her family to work in front of the camera in a series of fun photo shoots in different rooms, and then walks through her post processing workflow to bring her concepts to life. You’ll learn how to conduct a creative portrait shoot without even setting foot outside your door, and while making the most of the gear and space that you have.
PERSONAL BRAND PHOTOGRAPHY
GOING BEYOND THE HEADSHOT
Learn how to incorporate personal branding sessions into your existing photography business! Join Gilmar Smith as she gives you an introduction to the importance of personal branding, how it can help your customers, and how it can help you stand out from competitors. Gilmar begins the class with a look at what goes into a personal branding session, and tips for adding it to your offerings and then takes you through a three-part personal branding session with a client wanting photos with a seasonal theme. Gilmar wraps up the class with a look at her post-processing workflow in Lightroom Classic and Photoshop.