Feeling like you keep using the same old generic prompts and poses EVERYTIME?
Feeling like it's all up to you, to 'get that emotive shot' and feeling burned out and exhausted to 'perform' for your clients?
Getting the guy on board is a real struggle, and those real and candid moments are just not happening for you.
YOU CRAVE MORE - you crave more depth and connection in your work, and you want to create imagery that isn't fake , fabricated or posed, but HONEST, EMOTIVE AND CONNECTED.
Lika is an educator at heart- the information was succinct, with great practical take aways that have made an immediate difference in my business. That, and also incredibly deep, backed up by her years of reading and experience in capturing all sorts of people in love. The knowledge she shared was unlike anything I have ever come across before- and I've trawled the internet for wedding photography education. I feel a new confidence in my ability to photograph human connection like never before.
It's not a very natural thing to be photogrpaher, so how the heck to we get natural photos?
No two people are the same and there are no formulas for people.
Real emotion and connection can't be faked - so we start off by looking at the mindset behind connection and what we can do to create a space where real emotion and connection can take place.
Learn what to say, and how to say it, in order to prepare your clients for a photoshoot, so that when they show up, they are already connected open minded and excited for the photoshoot.
Learn how to work with different personality types (honouring both introverts and extroverts).
Working with different location (We all know that not all venues or locations are the same - some are harder than others)
How to set the pace and expectation for the shoot in the first 10 minutes.
How to hold space for real emotion.
How to invite joy and intimacy into a photoshoot.
The importance and place of movement.
The balance between direction and distraction - how much should you actually direct when it comes to real moments.
Composition, Lighting and Gear choices.
Inviting connection and real emotion into group photos.
How to pose individuals for portrait photos.
To help you rock your client experience before, and after your photoshoot.
No portfolio, no problem - how to get started when you are brand new.
How to setup successful styled shoots that convert into future bookings, and how to fill your calendar with shoots.
I'm a coffee loving, introverted, plant buying and dog hugging human, who loves to travel and taking the road less travelled.
I love that wedding days are love stories, wrapped into one day. I believe moments matter and enabling human connection has been something so close to my heart, and is the heartbeat behind every photo I take.
I turned a hobby into a side hustle into a full time gig, and I've travelled all across South Africa, capturing love stories.
I break down all my hard earned lessons for you, so you can grow faster and find joy and meaning in your work like never before.