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Mentoring

From the basics of digital photography, to retouching in Photoshop or Lightroom, to operating a successful business I am able to help you take your skills to the next level no matter what level you're starting from.  We can customize numbers of lessons and topics to your specific needs and interests.

Mentoring Sessions

Below are some ideas of popular topics we can discuss (but not limited to):

Beginner & Intermediate Photography $60/hour

  • Find out what gear is best for your needs
  • Camera settings including ISO, aperture, f-stop, and white balance
  • How to photograph portraits, landscapes, pets, events, and real estate
  • Tips on how to direct people, stage rooms, and find the good light!
  • Shooting in natural light, low light, and at night
  • How to use a flash on camera, off camera, and video lights
  • Photo critiques- bring me your current pictures for tips on how to improve!

Digital Retouching & Design $60/hour

  • Color Correction and Retouching images
  • How to use Photoshop and Lightroom
  • Designing Wedding Albums
  • Adding text, textures, and overlays

Advanced Business Consulting $120/hour

  • Learn how to make money with photography
  • Top 3 things I wish I knew before starting my career
  • Tips on preparing for a Bridal Show
  • Website, Logo, and Portfolio review


Suggested Materials

  • Digital SLR Camera
  • Lenses
  • Flash or Video Light(s)
  • Batteries and chargers
  • Camera Bag / Lens Bag
  • Tripod
  • Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom
  • Mac or PC computer
  • Memory Card Reader