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One-day workshops


Once a year, we give just six students the opportunity to learn everything from Sunlit Studios. Nothing is held back. Secrets are completely laid bare.

Our full day, action packed workshops are taught by the founder of Sunlit Studios, Alana. She has been mentoring photographers for over five years, resulting in all 5 star reviews! Her direct, simple and to-the-point style of teaching is what attracts fellow photographers the most and makes our workshops so popular.

You can book one, two or all three days - what ever suits your availability, interests and budget. We also have fee-free payment plans to help photographers just starting to invest in their business.

Attendees: Workshops will be limited to six students!

What’s included: Lunch and refreshments will be provided each day Take home information and the slideshow notes! Some extra surprises and gifts from our suppliers What’s NOT included: Transport and accommodation to your chosen workshops is not included.

Workshop fee: $595 per person, per day. Students who book in all three workshops will also receive a $300 discount, a $100 Brilliant Prints voucher and our Logic of Light E-Guide! This discount will automatically apply at checkout when all three are booked, or email us to arrange a payment plan if needed!

Payment Plan option: We want to make sure that your financial situation does not restrict you from this opportunity. We offer generous, fee and interest-free payment plans, which only require a deposit of $100 per day to hold your spot. We guarantee you will make back your investment by applying the principles taught in no time! T's and C's Apply contact Sunlit Studios directly for this option. Additional staff members of multi-staff studios receive a $100 discount per person, per class. Contact Sunlit Studios directly.

Upcoming 2018 Workshop Dates:

PHOTOGRAPHY - JUNE 7 2018

Alana was able to turn her husband, who was a full time accountant, into a lead photographer for Sunlit Studios! We've turned out way into shooting into a very replicable style that can even be defined by specific 'rules'. This workshop is a hands-on experience that will completely change the way you see light, lenses and people!

We'll be teaching you how to:

  • Use your camera settings for beautiful, consistent results (without shooting manual!)
  • How to maximise the effects for each lens and achieve maximum shallow depth of field
  • Composition and making sure your photos have the 'wow' factor
  • Learn natural lighting and our 'Flat Light Formula' for consistent, perfect lighting in all scenarios and weather conditions!
  • Four techniques to help you control sun flare
  • How to photograph silhouettes
  • Off-camera flash and night shooting
  • Posting for emotive, natural expressions
  • A real outdoor shoot in our favourite paddock with models!

    Please note: We'll be teaching you how to achieve our photography style exactly. We don't hold back and will lay it all bare. You can then implement whatever aspects you like to create your own unique photography style!

    Held at our studio in Ormeau Hills, the workshop is fully catered and limited to 6 seats for an intimate experience with plenty of personalised feedback. The investment for the Photography workshop is just $595, with fee-free payment plans available. Students who choose to book in all three workshops also receive a $300 discount, a Brilliant Prints $100 voucher and our E-Guide! The discount will apply automatically if you book online through our shop.

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  • EDITING - JUNE 8 2018

    If you've seen our before and after examples, you'll know that a lot of the magic happens in post-production! We'll teach you how to push your current portfolio to the next level and how to effectively edit in our vibrant, natural 'Sunlit' style.

    You'll learn in our editing workshop:

  • File Management and image workflow
  • How we easily process a portrait within one hour, complete with retouching and without presets!
  • Lightroom basic and advanced techniques
  • How to create your own basic preset to improve your editing ability
  • Photoshop techniques - head swaps, skin retouching, liquify tool and more!
  • You'll be able to process your photographs from the Photography workshop and have guidance from Alana the whole day through
  • Export settings and a trick that will see your work spread like wildfire!
  • Ideas that will help you get your photographs edited right the first time!

    Please note: If you have never used Lightroom or Photoshop before, we recommend you download the trial to become familiar with the basic functions, as to maximise your learning ability at the workshop!

    Held at our studio in Ormeau Hills, the workshop is fully catered and limited to 6 seats for an intimate experience with plenty of personalised feedback. The investment for the Editing workshop is just $595, with fee-free payment plans available. Students who choose to book in all three workshops also receive a $300 discount, a Brilliant Prints $100 voucher and our E-Guide! The discount will apply automatically at checkout if you book online.

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  • BUSINESS - JUNE 9 2018

    This is simply the most content-packed, idea-filled single day business workshop you will ever attend! We teach fast and cover such a broad range of topics, so you will come away feeling absolutely pumped full of ideas to implement into your own business. You'll use your Business workshop to apply everything immediately to your business - from figuring out your sales targets to extensive checklists for you to complete!

    We'll be teaching you about:

  • Short and long term business strategies
  • Successful branding and Website
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • Booking techniques for Portraits and Weddings
  • How to call your clients
  • Pricing strategies for both Portraiture and Weddings
  • Studio Set-up and in-person consultations
  • In-Person Selling - we'll take you through our entire sales presentation and give you examples of what we say
  • Using Proselect for maximum impact during your sale presentation
  • Objection Handling and closing big sales - we'll make sales of $7,000 seem possible to you!
  • Wedding Album strategies and sales presentations
  • We'll show you how we use Smart Albums for a fast and profitable album workflow
  • Learn how we've had clients spend over $20,000 just on their Wedding with us!
  • Marketing - encouraging loyalty from your clients and attracting new clients
  • Expo ideas and strategies
  • Third Party Marketing
  • Social Media marketing and strategies
  • A whole lot more!

    Held at our studio in Ormeau Hills, the workshop is fully catered and limited to 6 seats for an intimate experience with plenty of personalised feedback. The investment for the Business workshop is just $595, with fee-free payment plans available. Students who choose to book in all three workshops also receive a $300 discount, a Brilliant Prints $100 voucher and our E-Guide! The discount will apply automatically at checkout.

    Please note: If you book both the Photography and Editing workshops, you'll be receiving $479 worth of bonuses. In other words, you're investing only $116 to attend our Business workshop! Crazy thing is, we think this the most valuable of all the days!

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  • raves

    Fantastic, well planned, thorough. Honestly I couldn’t have asked for more. Just awesome.

    Ray Williams Photography

    Alana was very generous with her knowledge and easy to approach with questions. Every need was catered for. Well worth the investment!

    Lesley Lawrie

    Overall experience was fantastic! I really felt comfortable and although I am not as experienced, the content covered basics. Thank you for showing me new techniques and helping me learn a whole new set of skills. Workshop was not able to be faulted!

    Stephanie Lea Photography

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