The High End Wedding & Portrait Photography Workshop on March 12 & 13, 2014 in Los Angeles is aworld class production Directed by Celebrity Fashion & Portrait Photographer Kevin Michael Schmitz, a New York and Los Angeles Represented Photographer. We will focus on maximizing your consumerphotography career and maximizing profits as a high end wedding and portrait photographer. You will photograph a strong cohesive portfolio in a weeekend with an art directed and staged fashion wedding complete with top fashion models and designer wedding gowns and tuxedos to create a wedding and portfolio that will drastically stand out from all other photographers in your market!
Day 1 - The First Day is targeted towards maximizing profits as a wedding and portrait photographer. This workshop will take working professional photographers to an entirely new echelon in their careers within the consumer market. We will develop your brand as a photographic business, and discuss advance techniques in marketing & strategy to advance your business financially and creatively. This workshop is planned specifically on weekdays to be available to those who are shooting weddings on a consistent basis. You will learn advanced photographic techniques for wedding and portrait scenarios, as well as secret lighting techniquesto utilize at your photoshoots. We will go into detail in regards to the very best and most incredible way tolight a bride and groom as well as techniques to use on the fly with difficult lighting conditions and limited accessto free standing location lighting equipment. We will have an industry expert panelist to critique your work andadvance you to the next level in your portfolio and sample wedding album. We will have in-depth advancedlessons on Editing, Post-Production, Retouching, Color Correction and consultation from a world class retoucher. This aspect of the weekend will push you to your potential and maximize your imagery to enhance your branding as a top wedding and portrait photographer with images that stand out above the rest. We will help you design and implement your marketing campaign including Print Promos and E-Promos to reach potential clients as well as getting published to raise brand awareness among your market. We will show you how to create thought-provoking and emotive photographic images, and how to light them effectiveley with hands-on lighting demonstrations to build your repertoire of techniques and help make you the best in the industry!
Day 2 - On the Second Day you will photograph your own High End Staged Wedding and PortraitPhotoshoot with Top Agency Represented Fashion Models. The entire experience is completely hands-on as you will have about 6 Hours of shooting time with incredible talent that will bring the level and quality ofyour portfolio and sample wedding albums to an entirely new echelon. You will have the opportunity to capturetraditional, photojournalistic, documentary and fashion styled wedding & portrait imagery. You will be art directing your own wedding story to create masterful images under the guidance of Internationally Published Celebrity Fashion & Portrait Photographer Kevin Michael Schmitz. You will learn advanced Location Lighting and Studio Lighting Techniques to create timeless imagery with over $100,000 of High End Location Lighting Equipment Sponsored by ProFoto including techniques with both speedlites and stand alone location lights and natural lighting techniques. You will be stepping onto a world class production with beautiful brides and groomsthat are professional models that will make you stand out from the rest. Build relationships with world classcelebrity stylists, models, and agencies. The last 27 Workshops have been published in Magazines such as Rangefinder, Resource Magazine, ProFoto, SLR Lounge, Dmoda Magazine Italy, LA Hott Magazine and TheLA Fashion Magazine with 5 Covers this year! Photographers who have enrolled in The Photography Workshop Series have even published multiple feature editorials from their workshop experience in some of these magazines! Take your career to the next level and enroll now as this exclusive and unique workshop fills up quick!