MENTORING

One-on-one mentorships are ideal for those who want flexibility and personal guidance with their photography. Whether you’re at the beginning of your photography career, changing directions, refining your style or in a photography rut, I am excited to share with you, guide you and help you in any way I can. Since no two individuals are the same, all mentorships are customized to meet your individual needs. And I promise that during our time together, you will have my undivided attention! 

 

FINE ART PORTFOLIO MENTORING (one hour)  |  $250

Includes a detailed review of 20 photographs and online portfolio. We will meet via video conferencing for one hour, at a mutually agreed upon time. Possible topics of discussion: technique, lighting, composition, style, vision, strengths, and areas for improvement. 

FINE ART PORTFOLIO MENTORING (two hours)  |  $400

Includes a detailed review of 20+ photographs and online portfolio. We will meet via video conferencing for one hour, at a mutually agreed upon time. Possible topics of discussion: technique, lighting, composition, style, vision, strengths, and areas for improvement. 

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PROJECT / EXHIBITON SHOWCASE CRITIQUE (time varies) | $200

This is a pre-recorded critique, best suited for past students of my 'Fine Art & Project Development' workshop or students who I have previously mentored. A completed or almost completed project and artist statement are required. You will “submit” your project and artist statement online via space designated on your own website. I will critique the project and artist statement; however, it is important to remember that feedback and critique varies from reviewer to reviewer. Since there is no conversation, it is important to be sure that a pre-recorded critique is the right fit for you. 

PROJECT / EXHIBITION SHOWCASE MENTORING (three-part series) | $600

Project mentoring in a three-part series over the span of two-to-three months:

Part one (up to one hour) -- Includes a discussion of your vision, concepts, goals, etc. Together we will look at and discuss your ideas, options and actions to get you to your project goal. A general review of your project will occur prior to the video conferencing session.

Part two (up to one hour) -- Includes a discussion of your progression, a second review of your project and continued guidance for continued areas of improvement.

Part three (up to one hour) -- Includes a detailed review of your completed project and artists statement. Continued guidance and direction will be given, if needed.

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SESSION MENTORING (one hour)  |  $250

Includes the review of photographs made during a child or family commission portraiture session. We will meet via video conferencing for one hour, at a mutually agreed upon time. Possible topics for discussion: composition, style, session flow, shooting habits, strengths, posing, organization, processing, unedited photographs for technique, lighting and exposure.

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LONG-TERM MENTORSHIP (four weeks) | $800

This mentorship is custom-designed based on your personal needs, desires and goals. Together, we will develop a mentoring plan, based on a pre-mentorship questionnaire. We will meet via video conferencing for one hour, for a minimum of four weeks, to discuss homework, progress, answer questions, etc. Mentorship investment is due in full at time of booking. 

Possible topics for discussion (no topic is off limits):
·      project development or review
·      portfolio review
·      session review
·      photographic style and vision
·      organization
·      inspiration and creativity
·      technique (lighting, shooting style, equipment use, composition, etc.)
·      post-processing and workflow
·      critique of specific photographs

To inquire about a mentoring session or if you have any questions, please email me.