“The Art & Execution of Styled Shoots” will be taught in-person at Vantage Venues on October 17/18, 2020.
Wedding Styled Shoots are not only a way for Wedding Professionals to exercise and showcase their creative juices, but they also provide a wonderful opportunity to market and optimize their style, ideas, and expertise to a larger platform. Styled Shoots add value to wedding businesses by portfolio building, content for social media which leads to increasing social media followers, brand-recognition, vendor networking, and designing concepts to target future ideal clients.
This an in-person course that teaches the intricate and fascinating nuances of styled shoots and how to design them with intention. This is a continuing education course for Wedding Professionals. The course is made up of Lecture Theory, Industry Speakers, Hands-on Practicum (in-person class). A Course Workbook will be provided.
This course will be 2 days in-class 9 am-6 pm both days. Students will be in professional photos* both days and will receive those photos for their Social Media, Portfolios, and Websites.**
*A photo release must be signed by each attendee, as the class photos will be used on social media as well as advertising and promotion for WPIC Inc.
**Proper credit to photographer must be given.
The first day of the class involves the business, coordination, and planning, with hands-on exercises that will be applied to the real styled shoot that students will execute the next day. Students will hear from industry experts, create their own styled-element and receive 3 professional working shots with their projects, create a floral element for the styled shoot they will be participating in and will participate in every aspect of a real Styled Shoot (from set-up to execution, to coordination, to tear-down) with guaranteed publication.
- 10 ready to use templates (plus 2 bonus templates)
- Vendor agreements/contracts
- Model release form
- A workbook
- Professional working photos of each student
- Professional photos of the styled shoot after publication
- In-class theory lectures (topics include vision boards, putting a team together, investments, responsibilities of the planner, creating timelines, case studies, ROI assessment, publication goals, pitching to the media, etc.)
- Industry expert guest speakers
- Practical hands-on exercise with photos of Student Creation
- Practical hands-on exercise to create elements of Styled shoot
- Execution of one of two real Styled Shoots with guaranteed publication
Safety commitment: All students will be required to sign a COVID-19 Release Waiver and will be subject to temperature screening upon arrival each day of class. A face mask is required, hand sanitizers will be supplied, and socially distanced seating will be assigned. Disinfecting will take place prior to class, a light disinfecting mid-day and again after class each day. If a student has an elevated temperature, they will not be allowed to attend the class and will be sent home. The student will need to wait for the next session or can elect to take the course on-line. No refunds will be provided.
***Once we feel safe to travel, this course will be offered in major cities across Canada, as well as international locations such as Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica and Mexico, etc.