September 2021

Fashion shoot

Making photography your full time career

18 Sep 2021
Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
Turning Pro Masterclass
From events to editorial, boudoir to babies, maternity to music and corporate to commercial, photography as a career can take many forms. The founding members of the UKBFTOG community have expertise across all of these fields and more; in this session they will share success stories, frank experiences and advice for creating your own successful business. UKBFTOG was founded in 2018 by Jemella Binns of Mellz Photography after being a part of multiple other groups and wondering where all the other creatives like herself were. It is centred around an online community for providing a safe space Black Female photographers based in the UK after having isolating experiences in other groups. It contains hundreds of members from beginners to award winners and brand ambassadors. Answering questions that many want to know such as 'what do you earn?', 'how do you attract new business / clients?' and 'how do you start?', this session will respond to all the things you may have wondered about in making photography more than a hobby.
Denise Maxwell