Behind The Bokeh

Advanced Workshop
March 20th-22nd, 2015
Ottawa, Ontario

Ideal For:  Professional and Aspiring Professional Wedding and Lifestyle Photographers looking to take their art to the next level.

Day 1

March 20th, 2015
A-31 Springfield, Ottawa



Creating Magic:  Lighting, Theory, Tips, Techniques and Tricks

This evening we will be sharing absolutely everything we have to help you create compelling images filled with power, beauty, emotion and impact that will truly stand out in people's minds.

1) Deconstruction of Photos
2) Equipment Used
3) Off-Camera Flash
4) Seeing Light
5) Creating Light
6) In Camera Effects
7) Capturing the Moment
8) Telling the Full Story
9) Wedding Day Walkthrough

The night will end with a detailed walkthrough of how we approach each phase of a wedding day.

By the end of today's class you will see the world through the lens of your camera in an awesome new way.

Day 2

March 21st, 2015
A-31 Springfield, Ottawa



The Art of Opportunity:  Putting Theory Into Practice

Today is going to be an action packed day!  We're going to be putting into practice all the theories, tips, tricks and techniques we learned from the night before!  What better way to do this than to put you in situations where you get to practice them first hand?

We will be there with you every step of the way to help you with your approach, open your eyes to opportunities, assist you with lighting and answer any questions you may have.


Getting Ready and Ceremony
Lunch on us!
Formals and Creative Portraits
Dinner on us!
Reception, Speeches and Dance


Day 3

March 22nd, 2015
A-31 Springfield, Ottawa



The Polished Product:  Critique, Post Processing, Workflow and Q&A

Post processing is really half the art in creating breathtaking images.  

Using advanced Lightroom techniques we will show you how you can get 99.9% of the processing you want to do in one fast, efficient, precise and surprisingly powerful tool.

We will be asking all participants to bring 10-20 of their favourite images from Day 2.  As a class, we will then select a number of those photos for each participant to critique (make suggestions on how we can make the image more powerful the next time) and process together.

Lunch on us!

The rest of the day will be spent discussing workflow, client relations, lessons learned and answering any questions you may have remaining. 

Recommended Software:  Lightroom 5


Prerequisites:  1) Confidence in manually exposing a camera, and 2) owning and being able to trigger an off camera flash.

Included:  Two lunches and one dinner on us!

If you'd like to officially reserve a seat we kindly ask for payment by e-mail transfer.

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We would love to have you join us! Please don't hesitate to let us know if you have any questions at all!

Best wishes!

Matt and Ann
Green Tea Photography