MENTORSHIPS

If you're on this page, chances are you're a photographer with a passion for starting your business or taking your business a step further, but have a hit a wall on how.

I remember being in your shoes. I felt alone, frustrated, and often times defeated. I, too, was asking myself, "How will I ever be able to actually make a living off of this?"

I had been walking around with a camera since I was a kid (literally) before deciding to pursue my passion as a full-time career, and it wasn’t until I invested in myself and my business that I began to see real, meaningful growth. It was the best decision I'd ever made. Investing in mentoring and education, and learning about this trade from other professionals, is what allowed me to skyrocket forward and grow so quickly not only as an artist, but as a business owner.

When I realized that my other passion was in educating and helping my fellow creatives, I knew I wanted to start by offering these intimate mentoring sessions. I work so much better when I am able to ask questions and have a physical person sitting there to show me and direct me, so that's what I want to offer for everyone that is looking to grow in this industry.

If you're looking for someone to tell you exactly how I shoot and edit and run my business, then we probably won't be a good fit. But if you're looking for someone to give you the tools and resources you need to know your gear, find YOUR own unique style, attract your ideal clients, and make a living off what you love, then these sessions are 100% for you. I look forward to hearing from you! 

- Monica

 

 

LIVE SHOOT | $200

I will set up a couple to photograph and be by your side as you photograph them. This is a great way to get some fresh images for your portfolio as well as have me guide you in lighting, organic posing and client interaction.

in-person MENTORING SESSIONS | $200

Each customized mentoring session includes one hour of one-on-one time with me at a local coffee shop and will cover your topic of choice. Not local to Athens, Georgia? No problem! Let's set up a Skype session!

Double trouble | $375

Two customized sessions to help you master your craft. Session #1 will help you get up to speed— I will leave you with homework and techniques to practice on your next shoot. Session #2 will allow you to perfect your skills and review your progress. This package is a great option if you want to see serious improvement in multiple areas of your work.

More time = more progress.


 

TOPICS INCLUDE (BUT NOT LIMITED TO):

 
  • Camera basics

  • Editing basics

  • Finding your aesthetic

  • Story telling

  • Emotive imagery

  • How to shoot in all lighting conditions

  • Social media

  • Branding and marketing

  • Finding your niche and catering to those clients

  • Pricing and contracts

  • Organization and workflow

  • Improving client experience

  • Food

  • Dogs

 
 

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PORTFOLIO/SOCIAL MEDIA REVIEW | $100

One of the best things you can do for you and your business is to seek out feedback and constructive criticism of your work. I’ll take a look at your website, a few galleries, and your social media platforms, then formulate a super in-depth review email for you jam-packed with feedback to help take your business to the next level.


ARE YOU READY TO TAKE YOUR BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL?!