14-17 March 2020 - The NEC, Birmingham

Photography + Video Masterclasses

You’ve got the kit and the inspiration, now it’s time to perfect the craft. Masterclasses must be booked via the ticket page, and come at a small nominal cost.

Photography Pro Masterclass

16 Mar 2020
  1. 10:00 - 10:30
    Funding, shooting, pitching & marketing projects

    Dench knows how tricky being a pro can be, and what can be done. He'll explain how he has survived and occasionally thrived in a diverse and changing industry, and offer advice on successfully pitching, funding, executing and marketing projects.

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  2. 10:30 - 11:00
    Websites to get you work: Creating the perfect online portfolio

    Allie Astell will guide you through what to consider when building your website, from template choices and SEO to whittling down your galleries to really optimise your online portfolio.

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  3. 11:10 - 11:40
    Marketing for photographers

    Marketing consultant Charlie Giles will take you through the key elements of marketing your business effectively as a photographer and creative, from the importance of brand strategy to connecting with your audience.

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  4. 11:40 - 12:10
    Stop starving - making money in photography

    You can take great photos, but do you know how or where to sell them? David Hakamaki shares tips on pricing, offering unique products that sell, and techniques to help you increase your sales.

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17 Mar 2020
  1. 10:00 - 10:30
    Tangible photography: The delicate balance between art and workflow

    Caro discusses strategies to run a successful business while keeping your heart still in it. She'll share her creative process, workflow and sales strategy, and show how you can create a brand aligned with your values.

  2. 10:30 - 11:00
    Staying at the front of your field

    Insight from Elli Cassidy on getting ahead of the game, and staying there! Discover the power of specialising, as well as ideas to develop your branding and evolve your product to get ahead on sales.

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  3. 11:10 - 11:40
    Personal projects: Designing your life around what you love and finding your style

    Join Tommy Reynolds to discover the power of personal projects, and how they can help you feel creatively fulfilled and find your own style.

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  4. 11:40 - 00:10
    Beyond the obvious: Telling stories with integrity in commercial and commissioned projects

    Emma Drabble shares her approach to storytelling in commercial work, how becoming known for delivering that extra 'something' on projects can lead to more work, to published books and beyond.

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Video

Interested in expanding your video skillset?