We all started somewhere. For me it was a Canon Rebel with a kit lens and some friends who were willing to take a chance. I would have never graduated from that level if it weren’t for the incredible mentors in my life. People who gave me their secrets, shared their business knowledge and invested their time in me. Besides actually taking photos – my passion is in teaching. I love nothing more than helping others reach their goals and find the same joy and passion in photography that I have.
Wyn Wylie, Ellie Be and myself teamed up to create The Own It Workshop in the winter of 2016. The workshop focuses on the idea of owning who you are as a person and an artist and letting that come out in your business. We cover topics like turning your uniqueness into a brand, interacting with your clients in a way only you can, mastering a flow to shoots, how failure can be a good thing and running a business smoothly.
There are also live shoots to hone in on our learning and creativity as well as community building activities, themed meals and other fun stuff that can only happen at a photography workshop. We want our attendees to leave a better and more confident photographer, a more full human and creating art that is utterly truly you.
We’ve done one workshop in Colorado and one in California and we are getting ready to launch our third! Make sure you follow us on Instagram to be the first to know when it’s launched! @ownitworkshop
Besides group workshops – I also offer private mentor sessions. These mentor sessions are great because they can be as dialed in and personalized as you’d like. There is no topic off limits and you design what we discuss. We talk once before the session to get an idea of what you’d like to learn about and then when we’re together I promise to be an open book. We can talk about pricing, client interaction, post-processing … whatever suits you! There are different price tiers for mentor sessions that can also include a portrait session to help build your brand. Please inquire on the contact page for pricing.
WHAT’S IN MY BAG
- Canon 5D Mark III
- Canon 35mm 1.4
- Canon 40mm pancake (for travel/personal use)
- Canon 45mm TS
- Canon 50mm 1.2
- Canon 85mm 1.8
- Canon 135mm 2.0
- Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT
- Black Rapid Double Camera Strap
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