Heart of Many Colors

Friday, October 29, 2010

To be honest, I was kind of avoiding this post. I felt guilty because in the back of my mind I KNEW I had said I would post my notes on Jasmine Star's workshop. Little did I know I would end up with 4 word documents of notes!

Fortunately, I'm an organized note taker! Though Jose might refer to my note-taking as an "organized mess." Looking back on these notes a month after the event is really refreshing! For those of you starting a photography business, those who already have one, and even those who simply have an interest in photography will walk away with a LOT after reading these notes. Goodness, this woman is gooood!

Let's look at the topics I will cover from the workshop:

A J* Wedding Walk-Through: Literally a walk through of Jasmine Star's workday
Roles of a Second Shooter: The Dos and Donts of Second Shooting
Posing & Lighting: Ideas and tips for posing your Clients
In J*'s Bag: Jasmine breaks down what lenses she uses for the wedding day & why
Marketing & Branding: You just don't want to miss this. The MEAT of photography business
The Business & Wrap Up: Some brief guidelines on business strategies & a last over-view on what we learned.

Phew!

So, Happy Halloween!

We are having a "mask" theme Halloween party tomorrow night and let's just say my costume is an interpretation of that. You'll see. Unlike last year, I waited last minute this time and most of my costume will be DIY! Ha. I'll definitely share it with you after this weekend :) Just cross your fingers it turns out okay.

I love listening to Sara Bareilles and while I was listening to a particular song of hers, I was inspired to do this:



Jose is helping us out at Cornerstone for the Fall Festival on Sunday where we're setting up a photo station for families to have formal portraits of their kids' Halloween costumes. Anyway, I found this photo of me when he was getting some test shots on my camera yesterday and decided to play with it. Haven't done a graphic project in a while and GEEZ -- I forget how time consuming they can be!

Let me know if you're interested in the Jasmine Star note write-up so that I know whether to post all of those topics, or only 1 or 2. Have fun this weekend! If you're dressing up, I'd love to hear about it! And seriously... I just can't get myself to spend more than $20 on a Halloween Costume. Talk about pushing creativity.. :)

4 comments:

  1. If no one else is interested in the write up of those notes, feel free to do a write up and email it to me!! =) I think she is A-MA-ZING, and I would LOVE to learn from you what you took away from her talk. Thanks for sharing!!

    ps-did you see the photo transfer that Promise put on her site the other day? I am SO excited to do that in our house! Woo!

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  2. Awesome! :) I can't wait to share the notes... the workshop was INCREDIBLE!

    Meghan -- YES, I did see it!! I had started on this before her tutorial, and when I saw her post I was like "I can do this with a REAL photo?!" I loved that you asked about the photo transfer cause I was wondering the SAME thing! haha. Sisters from another mother ;)

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  3. If no one else is interested in the write up of those notes, feel free to do a write up and email it to me!! =) I think she is A-MA-ZING, and I would LOVE to learn from you what you took away from her talk. Thanks for sharing!!

    ps-did you see the photo transfer that Promise put on her site the other day? I am SO excited to do that in our house! Woo!

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