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Sweet Shots – Photography Workshops for Moms

December 1, 2011

Filed in: Workshop


Sweet Shots is my photography workshop especially tailored for Moms. This fun workshop will teach you how to use that nice, fancy camera you got last Christmas (or are asking for this Christmas!) to its full potential. I’ll show you the best places in your home to take photos and how to take creative photos beyond the snapshot.
I realize a professional photography session is an indulgence. A once a year event that gives you the chance to dress up a little and show your family at its best. But I also realize there are TONS of moments during the year that also deserve to be captured – first steps, first bowl of spaghetti, first day of school and all the giggles and fun in between – and these moments deserve to be documented if not professionally at least accurately (exposed correctly and in the best light and hey, if you can throw in some creativity even better!).
So who is this workshop for?
Moms, Aunts, Grandmas, Sisters, Girlfriends. Do you see the theme here? Yes, all women. I want to have a fun girl’s class where you feel as comfortable as possible asking any questions you may have.
Anyone that would like to take better photos of their kids. You don’t have to be a Mom but please take note the workshop is tailored towards Mom’s taking photos of their children.
You do not need to have a DSLR camera to take this workshop but it is recommended. I have an extra that can also be shared if you’d like to use it.
Who this workshop is NOT for:
If you already know all the bells & whistles of your camera and can consistently take properly exposed and creative photos you are probably too advanced for this class.
If you are thinking about starting your own photography business this class is not for you. I will not be discussing the business of photography.
What we will cover:
10 tips for taking better photos of your kids
Introduction to Exposure
ISO
Shutter Speed
Aperture
Using your camera’s basic settings – Portrait, Landscape, etc.
Lens overview – the differences between lenses, choosing the best lens
And best of all, you get a full week AFTER the workshop to email me with your follow-up questions and get feedback from me on your photos!
What past participants have said:
“Thank you so much for the amazing workshop Virginia, it was well worth the trip down from Edmonton!”
“You have opened my eyes to taking pictures! I never had any clue with how to operate the camera and my husband thinks that family pictures are a waste of time. You have converted me, I am probably not ever going to use automatic mode ever again! Thanks for showing me the ropes. I love the control with manual mode.”
“To be honest your handy book is always with me although my camera isn’t! I refer to it all the time, especially right before I take the shots.”

“I think you did a great job of focusing on the key points and information that we needed to get taking better pictures.”
“Thank you SO much for all that great, detailed feedback, and for taking the time to edit those shots so I could see your perspective.”
**UPCOMING CLASSES
I will be holding two classes in February – Saturday February 11 and Sunday February 12 both from 10-1.
This 3 hour group class is $125 per person. Light refreshments will be included along with take home materials to keep as reference. Class size will be limited to six participants so that everyone will have a chance to ask specific questions. Reserve your spot by Friday December 2nd (ending 11:55 pm) and pay only $100!
To reserve your spot for Saturday February 11th please click here. Only 1 spot left!
To reserve your spot for Sunday February 12th please click here.
*If you’re purchasing the workshop as a gift please let me know and I will send you a gift card.
Click here to view my full portfolio.

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  1. Jennifer says:

    Are you still offering workshops? Do you have space?

  2. Dionne says:

    Do you offer something like this for men?

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