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Friday, February 8
 

1:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Confidently Photographing Confident Women
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you are the woman in front of the camera or behind it, the female photographic experience can be intimidating. In Chanel's boutique program you will get to watch her as she guides her subjects toward total confidence, using poses and words of affirmation to help the women in front of her camera relax and look amazing. She will also show how she takes control of the shoot to exude that very same confidence from behind the camera.

Chanel will detail how she plans a shoot with intention and a vision, how she styles a woman to look her best in every frame, and how she incorporate props into the session that make sense. In this outdoor boutique session attendees will have the opportunity to shoot alongside Chanel as she demonstrates her techniques. Attendees will then split into smaller groups and assigned their own model where they can take control of posing the models and creating images. You will leave feeling more confident in your abilities and energized to be a positive force for women in the field of photography.

Attendees should be comfortable shooting in manual mode and are encouraged to shoot with their favorite portrait lenses.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to direct and pose a subject with intention and how to help the subject relax in front of the camera
- Learn how to feel more confident as a photographer and transfer this confident to your subject
- Learn how to plan a concept for a shoot with a clear vision from beginning to end for an overall cohesive session
- Learn how to successfully incorporate props into a photo session that elevate the narrative of the overall experience

Instructors
avatar for Chanel French

Chanel French

Chanel G. Photography


Friday February 8, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Marina Shops (Meet at Instructors Hub) Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

1:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Gather at the Table: Styled Food Photography
Limited Capacity filling up

Food photography is a wonderful way to stretch creatively while working without time constraints. In this boutique session you'll learn to style and photograph food using natural light and minimal props. Allison will start off with a short discussion about the basics of food photography and jump into a demonstration. You'll see how she creates a styled food photo as she talks through each step and explains all of her decisions, from choosing the background and props to the camera angles and more. You will learn how to choose a background for your food photography, how to style the frame for composition (including tips for using color), how to choose and use props, and how to use natural light effectively. There will also be the opportunity for you to style your own food using backgrounds, props, and food provided or to shoot the setups created by Allison during the demonstrations. It is helpful (but not required) if you have knowledge of shooting in manual mode. This program will take place inside so we can simulate the type of light you'll find in homes and restaurants.

Learning Objectives:

- Practice with different background options for food photography
- Learn what items make great props and why
- Learn how the way the light you choose impacts the final photo
- Learn about the most common camera angles for food photography
- Learn what compositions work well for food photography

Instructors

Friday February 8, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Parlor Suite 3033

1:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Honest Heart: A Styled Couples Session with Authentic Emotion
Limited Capacity filling up

Ebony Logins believes that couples are their most beautiful when they’re given a comfortable and safe environment to “just be” together. In this styled shoot, Ebony will share her secrets for drawing out emotion and capturing all types of couples in dreamy and emotional moments. She will discuss her entire strategy for couples photography and how her approach to working with all types of couples has changed her wedding photography business for the better. During the shoot, she will demonstrate the difference between photographing people versus photographing emotion and connection with depth and atmosphere. She will provide all the tips and tricks you need to coach your couples through a moment-driven session, and she will provide the technical and creative tools to implement them in your own business. Attendees will leave with a stronger understanding of how to create both connection and depth in couples sessions (and wedding work!). Expect to shoot a lot as Ebony steps back and coaches the couple through a variety of memorable moments and poses.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to create honest emotional moments that bring out the true heart and soul of your couples
- Learn how to interact with couples in a way that puts them at ease and brings out their confidence
- Become comfortable coaching clients through orchestrated moments and learn when to step back and let moments unfold

Instructors
avatar for Ebony Logins

Ebony Logins

Wedding Photographer, Red Cedar Photography
Hey there, I cannot wait to meet you! Click Away is my favourite event, year after year. Please stop me to say hello if you see me around! Join me over at Instagram! @redcedarphoto


Friday February 8, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Marina (Meet at Instructors Hub) Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

1:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Secrets of the Light and Airy Photographer
Limited Capacity filling up

In this boutique program, photographers will learn how to successfully achieve that sought after light and airy style with a perfectly styled outdoor family beach session. You will shoot alongside Jessica as she also shares how she planned for the session by coordinating outfits and styling the family, where and how she’s shooting and using light during the session, and editing tips to properly get the light and airy style. Attendees will learn all of the secret elements that go into properly achieving this style without solely relying on an expensive preset. Prerequisites: Students should have experience with shooting in manual mode.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to work with the light and location, placing subjects specific ways in the light, and choosing specific locations and times
- Learn how to help guide clients on styling sessions
- Learn the quick tools Jessica uses when editing to help achieve the light and airy look

Instructors
avatar for Jessica Quinones

Jessica Quinones

Owner/Photographer, Jessica Jane Photography
Born and raised in the suburbs outside of Atlanta, Georgia, I've grown up with a passion to create with all things. I'm married to my high school sweetheart and we have two little girls, who inspire my craft and creativity every day. My business, Jessica Jane Photography, started... Read More →


Friday February 8, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Beach East (Meet at Instructors Hub)

1:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Silver Screen Portraits
Limited Capacity seats available

Bring back the drama of Hollywood's golden age and learn the basics of portraits from posing and composition to lighting. Creating a timeless portrait is an art. Go behind the scenes and learn how Kate develops her classic-with-a-twist black and white portraits using both natural and artificial light. Learn light setups and poses that flatter a variety of subjects. Bring your flash and learn about bounced flash, ice lights or continuous light, and even simple window light and how manipulating curtains can dramatically change the final look of the image. Kate will even cover wardrobe and makeup tips!! Learn how to top it off with the perfect black and white edit for a classic, timeless image. For the sake of time, an editing demonstration will not take place live, but Kate will provide an editing video leading up to the conference for you to arrive with any questions and she will send out an additional editing video of an image taken during the boutique.

Attendees will take also home a lighting guide with classic light setups and Kate's custom black and white action for timeless silver screen portraits.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn basic portrait lighting setups using a single window and reflector as well as affordable lighting options like a flash and ice light
- Learn posing tips and tricks for glamour portraits
- Learn clean processing, basic retouching, and black and white processing in videos sent prior to the boutique as well as videos sent after

Instructors
avatar for Kate Luber

Kate Luber

Kate Luber is a Clickin Moms Mentor and has been a member of Clickin Moms since 2012. A central Oklahoma portrait, wedding, and dance photographer, Kate draws her inspiration from the drama and elegance of the ballet, classic Hollywood, and the pages of Vogue magazine. Kate’s other... Read More →


Friday February 8, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Spa Suite 3059

4:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Natural Newborn Session
Limited Capacity seats available

Take out the overly posed, exhausting part of newborn sessions and learn how to have a simple, stress free, enjoyable (for both you AND the parents!) newborn session.
In this boutique attendees will use a newborn doll and learn how to photograph timeless newborn images focused on the baby's personality traits, his tiny size, and the love of his family. Alison will show you how to use simple props, neutral colors and an effective workflow to achieve quick and beautiful sessions. Alison will use a newborn doll to show you how to sooth babies, create a simple and easy workflow, gently pose the baby, and create natural and beautiful imagery. She will talk about parent posing, working with siblings and some of the challenges that come with photographing babies.

Please bring a 50mm or 35mm lens to practice some of the techniques.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to photograph a newborn baby in a natural way that is baby specific, capturing their personality
- Learn a workflow that allows for a session to be completed in 1-2 hours
- Learn soothing techniques, posing techniques and ways to tell a newborn's story in a session
- Learn how to work with parents and siblings without overly posing them

Instructors
avatar for Alison Winterroth

Alison Winterroth

Alison Winterroth Photography
I am a natural portrait photographer in the Tampa area! I adore simple newborns, timeless maternity and images that are fresh and clean.


Friday February 8, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
Spa Suite 2059

4:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Self
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn to create impactful and inspired self-portraits utilizing styling, light, emotion, and location. Find how you can connect with emotions and illustrate pivotal moments in womanhood to give the viewer an insight into the life you live. Learn to inspire yourself and to recognize that your story is worth telling. During this demonstration, Laura will teach attendees how to recognize everyday moments from life as ""art in progress."" Watch as she guides a mother and child through the self-portrait process: styling the space, selecting clothing and props, and posing within a self-portrait session. You'll learn how to create the feeling that the image is a stolen and candidly captured moment from your own life and story. From setting-up your equipment to allowing moments to naturally unfold, Laura will teach you everything you need to know to create beautiful self portraits with a spirit of spontenaity.

This session will be shot in a Lifestyle Suite using various areas of the space to replicate a home environment. A full understanding of manual mode is a pre-requisite for this course and you may bring along your camera in order to view some of the settings as Laura walks through her process. As a follow up, you will receive a digital E-book which will include everything this program covered.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn about the equipment needed and how to use it
- Learn how to set focus and the best settings
- Experience how to create authentic moments and to embody real emotions
- Learn how to choose the right light and to manipulate it to create mood in your images

Instructors

Friday February 8, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
Spa Suite 3059

4:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Whimsical Senior Shoot
Limited Capacity full

Join True for a whimsical styled senior shootout. First, you'll learn how she prepares her seniors for their sessions, what equipment she uses, and how she turns a not-so-glamorous space into a magical backdrop! Then she'll cover posing and natural light, showing you how she uses her reflector to get beautiful, straight-out-of-camera shots. Finally, True will talk about the different lenses she uses and show you why she needs more than one. Attendees will be divided into groups and given time to photograph the models with True's assistance and guidance. We recommend that attendees know how to shoot in manual mode, however, all levels of photography are welcome to sign up for the class. (For the program held at the beach, True will show attendees how she incorporates water and the beach environment into her portraits).

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to prepare seniors for their sessions
- Learn how to get beautiful straight out of camera shots
- Learn how to turn a simple space into a magical backdrop
- Learn how to use different natural light sources to execute the right mood
- Walk away ready to tackle your senior session with a new perspective

Instructors
avatar for True Moua

True Moua

True Moua LLC
True is a creator, educator, and lover of natural light. In addition to photography, she is a dedicated mother and artist and loves sharing her creativity with fellow industry photographers. She believes in capturing not what the camera sees but what she sees an artist through her... Read More →


Friday February 8, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
Park Lawn (Meet at Instructors Hub)
 
Saturday, February 9
 

1:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Expressive Kids
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Tenley as she shares all of the tips, games, and tricks she's learned in her 10+ years of experience creating expressive portraits of kids of all ages and personalities. This demonstration class will start with a discussion to go over her go-to ideas for each age (hello toddlers and angsty teens!), personality (over-hyper, shy, stiff, and uncooperative, just to name a few!) and how to overcome obstacles. Next she will go over how to style your photoshoots by utilizing clothing, color, backgrounds, and props to really bring your vision to life. She will cover how to style shoots yourself (and even make your own props), how to help your clients style their kids themselves and how to make sure everything comes together even when you don’t know what they will wear ahead of time. You will then get to watch her style and photograph models of varying ages (toddler to 8 years old) with homemade props on colorful backdrops while getting a variety expressions and overcoming any obstacles that may arise. Attendees will leave with a handy go-to guide to keep in your camera bag.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn tricks, prompts and games to get kids to loosen up or give them a specific expression desired for the image
- Learn how to deal with children who are shy, stiff, hyper, or not wanting to cooperate
- Learn posing through movement and direction (vs. stagnant minute micromanaging) which creates a more natural looking image and subject
- Learn how to style your very own Expressive Kids shoot

Instructors
avatar for Tenley Clark

Tenley Clark

Tenley Clark Photography


Saturday February 9, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Spa Suite 3059

1:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Honest Heart: A Styled Couples Session with Authentic Emotion
Limited Capacity filling up

Ebony Logins believes that couples are their most beautiful when they’re given a comfortable and safe environment to “just be” together. In this styled shoot, Ebony will share her secrets for drawing out emotion and capturing all types of couples in dreamy and emotional moments. She will discuss her entire strategy for couples photography and how her approach to working with all types of couples has changed her wedding photography business for the better. During the shoot, she will demonstrate the difference between photographing people versus photographing emotion and connection with depth and atmosphere. She will provide all the tips and tricks you need to coach your couples through a moment-driven session, and she will provide the technical and creative tools to implement them in your own business. Attendees will leave with a stronger understanding of how to create both connection and depth in couples sessions (and wedding work!). Expect to shoot a lot as Ebony steps back and coaches the couple through a variety of memorable moments and poses.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to create honest emotional moments that bring out the true heart and soul of your couples
- Learn how to interact with couples in a way that puts them at ease and brings out their confidence
- Become comfortable coaching clients through orchestrated moments and learn when to step back and let moments unfold

Instructors
avatar for Ebony Logins

Ebony Logins

Wedding Photographer, Red Cedar Photography
Hey there, I cannot wait to meet you! Click Away is my favourite event, year after year. Please stop me to say hello if you see me around! Join me over at Instagram! @redcedarphoto


Saturday February 9, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Vue Lawn & Patio (Meet at Instructors Hub) Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

1:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Natural Newborn Session
Limited Capacity seats available

Take out the overly posed, exhausting part of newborn sessions and learn how to have a simple, stress free, enjoyable (for both you AND the parents!) newborn session.
In this boutique attendees will use a newborn doll and learn how to photograph timeless newborn images focused on the baby's personality traits, his tiny size, and the love of his family. Alison will show you how to use simple props, neutral colors and an effective workflow to achieve quick and beautiful sessions. Alison will use a newborn doll to show you how to sooth babies, create a simple and easy workflow, gently pose the baby, and create natural and beautiful imagery. She will talk about parent posing, working with siblings and some of the challenges that come with photographing babies.

Please bring a 50mm or 35mm lens to practice some of the techniques.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to photograph a newborn baby in a natural way that is baby specific, capturing their personality
- Learn a workflow that allows for a session to be completed in 1-2 hours
- Learn soothing techniques, posing techniques and ways to tell a newborn's story in a session
- Learn how to work with parents and siblings without overly posing them

Instructors
avatar for Alison Winterroth

Alison Winterroth

Alison Winterroth Photography
I am a natural portrait photographer in the Tampa area! I adore simple newborns, timeless maternity and images that are fresh and clean.


Saturday February 9, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Spa Suite 2059

1:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Surf's Up!: An Adventurous Maternity Shoot
Limited Capacity full

Surf's Up! California is the ultimate place when it comes to beach vibes! Join Sophia for a surf-inspired maternity shoot at the beach with a young couple. She will show you how she uses the beach and ocean as the "prop" for her sessions and how to naturally (and minimally) incorporate props.. We will go over how she guides her expecting couples with gentle direction and lots of fun in order to capture authentic images. This is no boring maternity shootout, and you'll learn how to ensure that the father-to-be is an active participant for most of the session. If the conditions permit, Sophia will also show you how she uses the ocean to create images that are unique and out-of-the-box by using her underwater housing as well as how she creates over/under images by the shore.

Participants will be invited to shoot along in small groups, so bring your camera and a couple of favorite lenses. Shooting in manual and being able to change your settings on the fly are highly recommended but not required.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to gently direct instead of posing and how to nail those moments that happen in the blink of an eye
- Learn how to infuse fun/emotion into a shoot that most husbands find boring
- Learn how I use the environment and the light as main source of inspiration and how to very minimally style a shoot in a way that will not take away from the life-like experience
- Experience how Sophia edits a few images from the shoot in an exclusive video for participants that will be delivered after the shoot

Instructors
avatar for Sophia Costa

Sophia Costa

Photographer and filmmaker, Three Plus Photography - Hawaii Birth & Real Life Photographer


Saturday February 9, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Beach East (Meet at Instructors Hub)

4:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Confidently Photographing Confident Women
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you are the woman in front of the camera or behind it, the female photographic experience can be intimidating. In Chanel's boutique program you will get to watch her as she guides her subjects toward total confidence, using poses and words of affirmation to help the women in front of her camera relax and look amazing. She will also show how she takes control of the shoot to exude that very same confidence from behind the camera.

Chanel will detail how she plans a shoot with intention and a vision, how she styles a woman to look her best in every frame, and how she incorporate props into the session that make sense. In this outdoor boutique session attendees will have the opportunity to shoot alongside Chanel as she demonstrates her techniques. Attendees will then split into smaller groups and assigned their own model where they can take control of posing the models and creating images. You will leave feeling more confident in your abilities and energized to be a positive force for women in the field of photography.

Attendees should be comfortable shooting in manual mode and are encouraged to shoot with their favorite portrait lenses.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to direct and pose a subject with intention and how to help the subject relax in front of the camera
- Learn how to feel more confident as a photographer and transfer this confident to your subject
- Learn how to plan a concept for a shoot with a clear vision from beginning to end for an overall cohesive session
- Learn how to successfully incorporate props into a photo session that elevate the narrative of the overall experience

Instructors
avatar for Chanel French

Chanel French

Chanel G. Photography


Saturday February 9, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
Marina Shops (Meet at Instructors Hub) Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

4:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Secrets of the Light and Airy Photographer
Limited Capacity filling up

In this boutique program, photographers will learn how to successfully achieve that sought after light and airy style with a perfectly styled outdoor family beach session. You will shoot alongside Jessica as she also shares how she planned for the session by coordinating outfits and styling the family, where and how she’s shooting and using light during the session, and editing tips to properly get the light and airy style. Attendees will learn all of the secret elements that go into properly achieving this style without solely relying on an expensive preset. Prerequisites: Students should have experience with shooting in manual mode.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to work with the light and location, placing subjects specific ways in the light, and choosing specific locations and times
- Learn how to help guide clients on styling sessions
- Learn the quick tools Jessica uses when editing to help achieve the light and airy look

Instructors
avatar for Jessica Quinones

Jessica Quinones

Owner/Photographer, Jessica Jane Photography
Born and raised in the suburbs outside of Atlanta, Georgia, I've grown up with a passion to create with all things. I'm married to my high school sweetheart and we have two little girls, who inspire my craft and creativity every day. My business, Jessica Jane Photography, started... Read More →


Saturday February 9, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
Beach West (Meet at Instructors Hub)

4:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Silver Screen Portraits
Limited Capacity seats available

Bring back the drama of Hollywood's golden age and learn the basics of portraits from posing and composition to lighting. Creating a timeless portrait is an art. Go behind the scenes and learn how Kate develops her classic-with-a-twist black and white portraits using both natural and artificial light. Learn light setups and poses that flatter a variety of subjects. Bring your flash and learn about bounced flash, ice lights or continuous light, and even simple window light and how manipulating curtains can dramatically change the final look of the image. Kate will even cover wardrobe and makeup tips!! Learn how to top it off with the perfect black and white edit for a classic, timeless image. For the sake of time, an editing demonstration will not take place live, but Kate will provide an editing video leading up to the conference for you to arrive with any questions and she will send out an additional editing video of an image taken during the boutique.

Attendees will take also home a lighting guide with classic light setups and Kate's custom black and white action for timeless silver screen portraits.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn basic portrait lighting setups using a single window and reflector as well as affordable lighting options like a flash and ice light
- Learn posing tips and tricks for glamour portraits
- Learn clean processing, basic retouching, and black and white processing in videos sent prior to the boutique as well as videos sent after

Instructors
avatar for Kate Luber

Kate Luber

Kate Luber is a Clickin Moms Mentor and has been a member of Clickin Moms since 2012. A central Oklahoma portrait, wedding, and dance photographer, Kate draws her inspiration from the drama and elegance of the ballet, classic Hollywood, and the pages of Vogue magazine. Kate’s other... Read More →


Saturday February 9, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
Parlor Suite 2033

4:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Whimsical Senior Shoot
Limited Capacity full

Join True for a whimsical styled senior shootout. First, you'll learn how she prepares her seniors for their sessions, what equipment she uses, and how she turns a not-so-glamorous space into a magical backdrop! Then she'll cover posing and natural light, showing you how she uses her reflector to get beautiful, straight-out-of-camera shots. Finally, True will talk about the different lenses she uses and show you why she needs more than one. Attendees will be divided into groups and given time to photograph the models with True's assistance and guidance. We recommend that attendees know how to shoot in manual mode, however, all levels of photography are welcome to sign up for the class. (For the program held at the beach, True will show attendees how she incorporates water and the beach environment into her portraits).

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to prepare seniors for their sessions
- Learn how to get beautiful straight out of camera shots
- Learn how to turn a simple space into a magical backdrop
- Learn how to use different natural light sources to execute the right mood
- Walk away ready to tackle your senior session with a new perspective

Instructors
avatar for True Moua

True Moua

True Moua LLC
True is a creator, educator, and lover of natural light. In addition to photography, she is a dedicated mother and artist and loves sharing her creativity with fellow industry photographers. She believes in capturing not what the camera sees but what she sees an artist through her... Read More →


Saturday February 9, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
Del Mar Lawn (Meet at Instructors Hub) Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
 
Sunday, February 10
 

9:30am PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Confidently Photographing Confident Women
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you are the woman in front of the camera or behind it, the female photographic experience can be intimidating. In Chanel's boutique program you will get to watch her as she guides her subjects toward total confidence, using poses and words of affirmation to help the women in front of her camera relax and look amazing. She will also show how she takes control of the shoot to exude that very same confidence from behind the camera.

Chanel will detail how she plans a shoot with intention and a vision, how she styles a woman to look her best in every frame, and how she incorporate props into the session that make sense. In this outdoor boutique session attendees will have the opportunity to shoot alongside Chanel as she demonstrates her techniques. Attendees will then split into smaller groups and assigned their own model where they can take control of posing the models and creating images. You will leave feeling more confident in your abilities and energized to be a positive force for women in the field of photography.

Attendees should be comfortable shooting in manual mode and are encouraged to shoot with their favorite portrait lenses.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to direct and pose a subject with intention and how to help the subject relax in front of the camera
- Learn how to feel more confident as a photographer and transfer this confident to your subject
- Learn how to plan a concept for a shoot with a clear vision from beginning to end for an overall cohesive session
- Learn how to successfully incorporate props into a photo session that elevate the narrative of the overall experience

Instructors
avatar for Chanel French

Chanel French

Chanel G. Photography


Sunday February 10, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am PST
Del Mar Lawn (Meet at Instructors Hub) Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

9:30am PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Family Connections: The Heart and Soul of Family Photography
Limited Capacity filling up

Do you want to re-ignite your passion for family photography? Join Stevie Cruz in this family shoot-out and bring your photography to life! As a mom, Stevie aims to capture the connection of family in her images. While she captures the "all eyes at camera" moments, her heart is drawn to the other in-between moments. She'll give you an inside look at her creative process and her session flow as she poses, directs, styles and shoots a family session, all while sharing her favorite tips and tools to help you achieve results you will love. From location scouting to camera settings, styling to camera angles, we'll cover everything you need for a creative, successful session! You'll gain the confidence that you need to achieve consistent family sessions the focus on connections within the family setting. Attendees will have the opportunity to photograph the models along with Stevie during the session.

Learning Objectives:

- Gain confidence in location scouting
- Learn how to achieve effortless styling for clients
- Learn how to achieve consistent white balance
- Gain a deeper knowledge of 'ideal' camera angles
- Learn tips to achieving engaging images and connection during sessions

Instructors

Sunday February 10, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am PST
Room 146

9:30am PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Self
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn to create impactful and inspired self-portraits utilizing styling, light, emotion, and location. Find how you can connect with emotions and illustrate pivotal moments in womanhood to give the viewer an insight into the life you live. Learn to inspire yourself and to recognize that your story is worth telling. During this demonstration, Laura will teach attendees how to recognize everyday moments from life as ""art in progress."" Watch as she guides a mother and child through the self-portrait process: styling the space, selecting clothing and props, and posing within a self-portrait session. You'll learn how to create the feeling that the image is a stolen and candidly captured moment from your own life and story. From setting-up your equipment to allowing moments to naturally unfold, Laura will teach you everything you need to know to create beautiful self portraits with a spirit of spontenaity.

This session will be shot in a Lifestyle Suite using various areas of the space to replicate a home environment. A full understanding of manual mode is a pre-requisite for this course and you may bring along your camera in order to view some of the settings as Laura walks through her process. As a follow up, you will receive a digital E-book which will include everything this program covered.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn about the equipment needed and how to use it
- Learn how to set focus and the best settings
- Experience how to create authentic moments and to embody real emotions
- Learn how to choose the right light and to manipulate it to create mood in your images

Instructors

Sunday February 10, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am PST
Parlor Suite 3033

12:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Gather at the Table: Styled Food Photography
Limited Capacity filling up

Food photography is a wonderful way to stretch creatively while working without time constraints. In this boutique session you'll learn to style and photograph food using natural light and minimal props. Allison will start off with a short discussion about the basics of food photography and jump into a demonstration. You'll see how she creates a styled food photo as she talks through each step and explains all of her decisions, from choosing the background and props to the camera angles and more. You will learn how to choose a background for your food photography, how to style the frame for composition (including tips for using color), how to choose and use props, and how to use natural light effectively. There will also be the opportunity for you to style your own food using backgrounds, props, and food provided or to shoot the setups created by Allison during the demonstrations. It is helpful (but not required) if you have knowledge of shooting in manual mode. This program will take place inside so we can simulate the type of light you'll find in homes and restaurants.

Learning Objectives:

- Practice with different background options for food photography
- Learn what items make great props and why
- Learn how the way the light you choose impacts the final photo
- Learn about the most common camera angles for food photography
- Learn what compositions work well for food photography

Instructors

Sunday February 10, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm PST
San Clemente Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

12:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Honest Heart: A Styled Couples Session with Authentic Emotion
Limited Capacity seats available

Ebony Logins believes that couples are their most beautiful when they’re given a comfortable and safe environment to “just be” together. In this styled shoot, Ebony will share her secrets for drawing out emotion and capturing all types of couples in dreamy and emotional moments. She will discuss her entire strategy for couples photography and how her approach to working with all types of couples has changed her wedding photography business for the better. During the shoot, she will demonstrate the difference between photographing people versus photographing emotion and connection with depth and atmosphere. She will provide all the tips and tricks you need to coach your couples through a moment-driven session, and she will provide the technical and creative tools to implement them in your own business. Attendees will leave with a stronger understanding of how to create both connection and depth in couples sessions (and wedding work!). Expect to shoot a lot as Ebony steps back and coaches the couple through a variety of memorable moments and poses.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to create honest emotional moments that bring out the true heart and soul of your couples
- Learn how to interact with couples in a way that puts them at ease and brings out their confidence
- Become comfortable coaching clients through orchestrated moments and learn when to step back and let moments unfold

Instructors
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Ebony Logins

Wedding Photographer, Red Cedar Photography
Hey there, I cannot wait to meet you! Click Away is my favourite event, year after year. Please stop me to say hello if you see me around! Join me over at Instagram! @redcedarphoto


Sunday February 10, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm PST
Del Mar Lawn (Meet at Instructors Hub) Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

12:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Natural Newborn Session
Limited Capacity seats available

Take out the overly posed, exhausting part of newborn sessions and learn how to have a simple, stress free, enjoyable (for both you AND the parents!) newborn session.
In this boutique attendees will use a newborn doll and learn how to photograph timeless newborn images focused on the baby's personality traits, his tiny size, and the love of his family. Alison will show you how to use simple props, neutral colors and an effective workflow to achieve quick and beautiful sessions. Alison will use a newborn doll to show you how to sooth babies, create a simple and easy workflow, gently pose the baby, and create natural and beautiful imagery. She will talk about parent posing, working with siblings and some of the challenges that come with photographing babies.

Please bring a 50mm or 35mm lens to practice some of the techniques.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to photograph a newborn baby in a natural way that is baby specific, capturing their personality
- Learn a workflow that allows for a session to be completed in 1-2 hours
- Learn soothing techniques, posing techniques and ways to tell a newborn's story in a session
- Learn how to work with parents and siblings without overly posing them

Instructors
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Alison Winterroth

Alison Winterroth Photography
I am a natural portrait photographer in the Tampa area! I adore simple newborns, timeless maternity and images that are fresh and clean.


Sunday February 10, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm PST
Spa Suite 2059

12:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Self
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn to create impactful and inspired self-portraits utilizing styling, light, emotion, and location. Find how you can connect with emotions and illustrate pivotal moments in womanhood to give the viewer an insight into the life you live. Learn to inspire yourself and to recognize that your story is worth telling. During this demonstration, Laura will teach attendees how to recognize everyday moments from life as ""art in progress."" Watch as she guides a mother and child through the self-portrait process: styling the space, selecting clothing and props, and posing within a self-portrait session. You'll learn how to create the feeling that the image is a stolen and candidly captured moment from your own life and story. From setting-up your equipment to allowing moments to naturally unfold, Laura will teach you everything you need to know to create beautiful self portraits with a spirit of spontenaity.

This session will be shot in a Lifestyle Suite using various areas of the space to replicate a home environment. A full understanding of manual mode is a pre-requisite for this course and you may bring along your camera in order to view some of the settings as Laura walks through her process. As a follow up, you will receive a digital E-book which will include everything this program covered.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn about the equipment needed and how to use it
- Learn how to set focus and the best settings
- Experience how to create authentic moments and to embody real emotions
- Learn how to choose the right light and to manipulate it to create mood in your images

Instructors

Sunday February 10, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm PST
Parlor Suite 3033

12:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Whimsical Senior Shoot
Limited Capacity filling up

Join True for a whimsical styled senior shootout. First, you'll learn how she prepares her seniors for their sessions, what equipment she uses, and how she turns a not-so-glamorous space into a magical backdrop! Then she'll cover posing and natural light, showing you how she uses her reflector to get beautiful, straight-out-of-camera shots. Finally, True will talk about the different lenses she uses and show you why she needs more than one. Attendees will be divided into groups and given time to photograph the models with True's assistance and guidance. We recommend that attendees know how to shoot in manual mode, however, all levels of photography are welcome to sign up for the class. (For the program held at the beach, True will show attendees how she incorporates water and the beach environment into her portraits).

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to prepare seniors for their sessions
- Learn how to get beautiful straight out of camera shots
- Learn how to turn a simple space into a magical backdrop
- Learn how to use different natural light sources to execute the right mood
- Walk away ready to tackle your senior session with a new perspective

Instructors
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True Moua

True Moua LLC
True is a creator, educator, and lover of natural light. In addition to photography, she is a dedicated mother and artist and loves sharing her creativity with fellow industry photographers. She believes in capturing not what the camera sees but what she sees an artist through her... Read More →


Sunday February 10, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm PST
Beach East (Meet at Instructors Hub)

3:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Expressive Kids
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Tenley as she shares all of the tips, games, and tricks she's learned in her 10+ years of experience creating expressive portraits of kids of all ages and personalities. This demonstration class will start with a discussion to go over her go-to ideas for each age (hello toddlers and angsty teens!), personality (over-hyper, shy, stiff, and uncooperative, just to name a few!) and how to overcome obstacles. Next she will go over how to style your photoshoots by utilizing clothing, color, backgrounds, and props to really bring your vision to life. She will cover how to style shoots yourself (and even make your own props), how to help your clients style their kids themselves and how to make sure everything comes together even when you don’t know what they will wear ahead of time. You will then get to watch her style and photograph models of varying ages (toddler to 8 years old) with homemade props on colorful backdrops while getting a variety expressions and overcoming any obstacles that may arise. Attendees will leave with a handy go-to guide to keep in your camera bag.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn tricks, prompts and games to get kids to loosen up or give them a specific expression desired for the image
- Learn how to deal with children who are shy, stiff, hyper, or not wanting to cooperate
- Learn posing through movement and direction (vs. stagnant minute micromanaging) which creates a more natural looking image and subject
- Learn how to style your very own Expressive Kids shoot

Instructors
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Tenley Clark

Tenley Clark Photography


Sunday February 10, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm PST
Spa Suite 3059

3:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Family Connections: The Heart and Soul of Family Photography
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you want to re-ignite your passion for family photography? Join Stevie Cruz in this family shoot-out and bring your photography to life! As a mom, Stevie aims to capture the connection of family in her images. While she captures the "all eyes at camera" moments, her heart is drawn to the other in-between moments. She'll give you an inside look at her creative process and her session flow as she poses, directs, styles and shoots a family session, all while sharing her favorite tips and tools to help you achieve results you will love. From location scouting to camera settings, styling to camera angles, we'll cover everything you need for a creative, successful session! You'll gain the confidence that you need to achieve consistent family sessions the focus on connections within the family setting. Attendees will have the opportunity to photograph the models along with Stevie during the session.

Learning Objectives:

- Gain confidence in location scouting
- Learn how to achieve effortless styling for clients
- Learn how to achieve consistent white balance
- Gain a deeper knowledge of 'ideal' camera angles
- Learn tips to achieving engaging images and connection during sessions

Instructors

Sunday February 10, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm PST
Kids Park (Meet at Instructors Hub) Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

3:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Gather at the Table: Styled Food Photography
Limited Capacity seats available

Food photography is a wonderful way to stretch creatively while working without time constraints. In this boutique session you'll learn to style and photograph food using natural light and minimal props. Allison will start off with a short discussion about the basics of food photography and jump into a demonstration. You'll see how she creates a styled food photo as she talks through each step and explains all of her decisions, from choosing the background and props to the camera angles and more. You will learn how to choose a background for your food photography, how to style the frame for composition (including tips for using color), how to choose and use props, and how to use natural light effectively. There will also be the opportunity for you to style your own food using backgrounds, props, and food provided or to shoot the setups created by Allison during the demonstrations. It is helpful (but not required) if you have knowledge of shooting in manual mode. This program will take place inside so we can simulate the type of light you'll find in homes and restaurants.

Learning Objectives:

- Practice with different background options for food photography
- Learn what items make great props and why
- Learn how the way the light you choose impacts the final photo
- Learn about the most common camera angles for food photography
- Learn what compositions work well for food photography

Instructors

Sunday February 10, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm PST
San Clemente Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
  Classes, Boutique Program

3:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Glowing: Styled Maternity Shoot on the Beach
Limited Capacity filling up

Join Sophia for a California-inspired bohemian maternity shoot at the beach with a young couple. She will show you the different ways she uses the golden sunset to capture a variety of images, from moody to light and airy. She will cover backlight and sun flares in a way that will support the vibe of the shoot. You'll go behind the scenes with Sophia as she shows you the equipment that she relies on and covers the settings that you need to know. You will also get an inside look at how she guides her maternity couples with gentle, fun direction to capture authentic images. This will be no boring maternity shoot and you'll learn how to ensure that the father-to-be is an active participant for most of the session. Sophia will also show you how she creates images that are both emotive and intimate.

Participants will be invited to shoot along in small groups, so bring your camera and a couple of favorite lenses. Shooting in manual and being able to change your settings on the fly are highly recommended but not required.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to gently direct instead of posing and how to nail those moments that happen in the blink of an eye
- Learn how to infuse fun/emotion into a shoot that most husbands find boring
- Learn how I use the environment and the light as main source of inspiration and how to very minimally style a shoot in a way that will not take away from the life-like experience
- Experience how Sophia edits a few images from the shoot in an exclusive video for participants that will be delivered after the shoot

Instructors
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Sophia Costa

Photographer and filmmaker, Three Plus Photography - Hawaii Birth & Real Life Photographer


Sunday February 10, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm PST
Beach West (Meet at Instructors Hub)