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1:1 Mentoring sessions are available for photographers looking to advance their portrait work with either studio lighting, outdoor sessions or newborn photography. 

Work with Chelsey to learn staple lighting techniques and creative ways to create beautiful works of art for your clients. Mentoring is hands on working side by side with Chelsey so you can develop the skills to implement successfully into your own business. 


– Creating beautiful images straight out of camera

– How to style and prepare your sessions

– Creating emotion and connection in photographs

– Posing workflows

and more!

Please reach out for more information and availability.

Group Workshops

June 5th and 6th 2023 Two Day Maternity and Newborn Workshop

With Amanda (Its Sunny in Boise) and Chelsey Shaw Photography


Learn how to pose newborns and create beautiful composite work with Amanda

Work with Chelsey to create beautiful studio maternity images

Seattle Wa June 5th and 6th 2023 (Deposit Only $400)-Balance due 1 month prior

Chelsey and Amanda are teaming up to bring you the best in emotive in studio maternity and creative newborn photography. This 2 day collective workshop, will teach you how to pose, light and edit both newborns and pregnant moms. Both instructors will teah you how they light their subjectus using studio lights, camera settings, angles and perspectives as well as proper exposure to get the best images straight out of camera. Participants must have a working knowledge of their camera, lightroom/ACR and Photoshop. 

Amanda will specifically teach 2 newborn segments in the workshop

-Newborn prop posing. In this segment you will learn how to safely pose and transition newborns through her favorite props (bed, bucket and bowl) to maximize gallery images and client variety. Amanda will also share her insight and strategy for session prep to include setup inspiration, color planning and coodinating outfits and other prop elements to create a beautiful cohesive gallery. 

-Creative newborn and maternity composite. With almost 15 years of experience working in Photoshop, Amanda is known globally for her Signature Painted with Sunshine creatiions. You will learn the magic of how she creates these unique pieces of art, starting with her secret posing system to safely pose and support the baby, and using proper light and perspective for the desired creation. From there, the second day will focus on editing. Students much have a good working knowledge of Photoshop to include, but not limited to layers, brushes, blending modes, masks ect. 


Chelsey will specifically teach 2 segments in the workshop

-How to create a 3 look client workful with a variety of lighting styles and backgrounds to give your clients a variety images to swoon over that are almost perfect straight out of camera. 

-Maternity posing with a creative flair that captures the emotion and beauty of pregnancy. Go outside the box to find your creativity to pose your clients naturally with prompts and direction that draw your subject to life within an image. 

Students will be given the opportunity to shoot for both newborn and maternity segments alongside Amanda and Chelsey with guidence from each. You will be able to use all the imges you have taken for your portfolio and social media.


Day 1

9am Meet and Greet

9:15-12:30 newborn Prop and composite

12:30-1:30 Lunch (provided)

1:30-4:30 Maternity shoot with 2 models

Day 2

9-11am Maternity editing/Generaly Q&A

11:30-12:30 Lunch (provided)

12:30-4:30 Newborn prop and maternity composite creations


What it includes

Lunch, snacks and beverages

Support via online FB group for 3 weeks post workshop

Vendor sponsored discounts

Participants are responsible for their own accomodations and transportation. Participants are prohibited from teaching newborn or maternity photography for 2 years




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