portugal & spain 2019
EXCLUSIVE INVITATION TO LEARN FROM MULTI AWARD-WINNING NEWBORN & BABY PHOTOGRAPHER & 2016 VICTORIA (australia) FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR – KATH V.
BEHIND THE CAMERA
Kathleen Vergara (Kath V.) is the vision behind Kath V. Photography and regarded as one of the World’s most talented and progressive newborn and baby photographers. Kath’s natural ability is complemented by an imaginative styling and design sense, which explores a fanciful and enchanting genre.
Over the past six years, Kath has continued to refine her distinct technique and draws inspiration from every baby starlet that graces the studio. Kath’s relentless strive for perfection is consistently reflected in her ability to capture the perfect moment in a classical yet contemporary portraiture.
Kath is a highly sought after International Speaker and Teacher having taught and presented in 5 Continents and 20 countries. Her proudest moment was presenting in front of 450+ Brazilian photographers in August 2017 in Sao Paulo Brazil.
Behind the scenes, Kath runs a profitable and growing business, which she rates equally important as the quality of her work. Her astute business knowledge, marketing and sales techniques have seen Kath V. Photography as one of the World's most successful newborn and baby photographer, mentor, teacher and speaker.
COLOUR & STYLE WITH CONFIDENCE (NEWBORN + BABY WORKSHOP) INVITATION
Colour is embraced in Kath’s V’s Photography. It is an extension of her brand, style, passion, and baby’s personality
During the workshop, we will explore the endless possibility that colour brings to imagery. Kath will share her experience in balancing imagination and colour to invigorate the finished product, whilst complementing baby’s natural beauty.
Developing confidence and guiding your personal style to a new discovery through colour, is the main focus. Discussion will also include smart prop investment and selection, session theming, balancing baby’s features, composition, understanding light and refined editing techniques.
Kath will draw upon inspirational imagery to illustrate the endless possibilities that colours, props and styling can bring to liberate your personal brand and style. Once taught, blending design elements is effortless and instantly becomes a valuable and versatile asset to your business.
You will leave the workshop with a renewed sense of colour and feel confident in embracing it in your photography, to resonate your personal unique style and create an exclusive fine art products.
Workshop Tuition Fee is only €695.
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT - Register and pay workshop deposit on or before 20 January 2019 and receive €100 off. Discount is applied on the FINAL Instalment.
Payable in 3 instalments as follows :
€200 - NON REFUNDABLE retainer due at the time of booking to secure your spot.
€250 - instalment due 15 March 2019
€245 - instalment due 15 April 2019 (or €145 for Early Bird Discount)
Who can attend:
Open to intermediate to advanced skill levels in photography looking to add flair, colour and whimsy to their newborn and baby photography.
The workshop will run over a single day, 8:30am – 6pm, lunch, snacks and refreshments provided.
Location and Date:
Porto, Portugal - 6 May 2019
Valencia, Spain - 9 May 2019
The workshop is limited to 8 attendees plus host. In circumstances where under 5 spots sell, Kath V. Photography has the right to cancel workshop and will refund any payments made. Please DO NOT book flights and accommodation until you receive confirmation of the workshop from Kath V. Photography.
Participants will supply their own camera & lens (recommended 35mm or 50mm and 100mm macro lens) and have basic knowledge of Lightroom (or Camera Raw) and Photoshop. Attendees must also have a good understanding (and is confident) in using camera in manual mode.
Natural Window Light
Workshop will be taught in English and translated in Spanish (Spain) and Portuguese (Portugal).
Attendees will receive
Discount Vouchers from Kath's Favourite Vendors
50% off Kath's Sitters Teaching Videos (and any future teaching videos produced by Kath V.)
be part of the exclusive Kath V. Photography's Workshop group for ongoing learning.
THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHING NEWBORNS (KATH V. STYLE)
Kath will demonstrate how to create dreamy set ups as well as how to safely pose newborns in a relaxed , comfortable and in a flattering position.
Other topics that will be discussed:
Newborn and Baby Safety – very important.
Lighting using natural window light.
Working with Colours.
Composition and Angles - how to capture different angles from one set up to maximise gallery.
Set Up and Styling.
The clever use of props and how to mix and match props to maximise its potential and beauty.
Managing parental expectations.
2 Signature Kath V. Set Ups will be covered (but not limited) to either of the following 2:
Nest Set Up
Fantasy Backdrop Bed Set Up
Whimsical Clouds Set Up
Floral Basket Set Up
Box or Bowl Set Up
There will be 2 newborn models on the day.
*** Please note - Beanbag poses will NOT be covered.
THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHING SITTERS (KATH V. STYLE)
Kath V. will demonstrate how to interact, connect & pose babies in a fun and engaging way. Along with basic baby poses (that sells and parents love), Kath will also demonstrate the fine art of capturing her signature bonnet portrait in a subtle yet captivating style that embellishes baby’s features as the hero of the photo.
3 Signature Kath V. Baby Set Ups will be covered (but not limited) to either of the following 3:
Baby on a Flokati.
Baby on a Bucket, Bowl, Bath Tub or Box.
One Outfit 20 plus Images (attendees will observe and photograph at the end).
Fantasy Backdrop and Set Up.
Close Up Money Shot.
There will be 3 sitter models on the day.
*** Please note - Swing Set up and composite will NOT be covered.
Now it’s time to switch focus and watch your creations come to life. Kath will demonstrate her unique editing techniques that perfect images into sophisticated finished products using Lightroom and Photoshop. Kath will show you how to develop your own Lightroom preset to speed up your editing workflow. Kath will edit 1 newborn image and 1 sitter image from Raw file to fine art portraiture.