The Art & Soul of Newborn Photography

Are you a newborn photographer ready to build a profitable authentic business with passion and creativity?

One of the biggest challenges newborn photographers face today is building a profitable, authentic business that fuels their passion and pushes their creativity.

There are many keys to any successful business, one of them is the business owner’s ability to drive the business forwards in a way that inspires them to grow it with passion, another is for the business owner to be at the heart of their business confidently.

On this workshop Melanie East and Clare Louise invite you to explore all that is possible for you, your business and your creativity and give you the tools to empower your business so it can reach it’s full potential.

newborn photography workshop

What will you learn?

How To Pose Baby Safely With Confidence

Posing Mother & Baby

Posing Mother, Father & Baby

How To Create Timeless Pieces Of Art

Refine Lighting Skills -Enhancing newborn features through correct shooting angles

The Importance of Knowing Your Numbers – Simple strategies to build profit

How To Create The Clients You Want

How To Engage With High Value Clients You Love

How To Understand Your USP and Sell Confidently

How To Define Your Creative Voice and Create Deeper Connections With Your Clients

How To Create Images With Impact

How To Stop Standing in Your Own Way


What will you explore?

Techniques, Posing and Transitions

Textures and Tones

Shadow & Light, Angles, Depth and Shape

Building a Profitable Business

Sales and Marketing

Sales Scripts



Creating a Business With Soul




Goals & Dreams

Limiting Beliefs

Self Empowerment

Creating From Intuition

What will you discover?





Creative Inspiration




Business/Creative Voice

Business Value

Inner Creative

What Lights You Up

Your Business Purpose


Your Blueprint To Success

The Way Forward

This is an interactive hands on workshop, where delegates will be given the opportunity to shoot and participate fully in all activities – please bring cameras


What you will need




3 x Printed images for Print Critique

Business Literature

An Open Mind

A Mindset to Succeed


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Set at the home of Graphistudio – Count Ceconi Castle is the perfect space to delve deeper into the magic of your creativity, the heart and soul of your business, refine techniques and craft the next steps of your future. With a wealth of inspiration at your fingertips this soulful location offers you both time and space to discover your version of more.


About Melanie East


Melanie East is a multi award winning newborn photographer. Her fierce courage, strong business ethics and belief in newborn safety saw her leave a high flying career as a lawyer and craft a successful business doing what she loves – Creating Art in Newborn Photography.

Today Melanie is one of the leading newborn photographers and newborn photography t trainers, a published author on the subject of newborn photography, an international print competition judge who mentors and teaches worldwide.

Melanie is passionate about all aspects of newborn photography, and in her Art of the Newborn community she loves to see photographers thrive. Melanie provides respectful and constructive critique, business and lighting advice and offers inspiration for newborn photographers all over the world who are ready to build a profitable business doing what they love.

About Clare Louise

Clare Louise and EmmaLilly

Clare Louise is a creative coach, passionate about helping creatives thrive in their lives, art and businesses. Specialising in authenticity and empowerment Clare Louise helps creatives across the globe find their creative voice and break through limiting beliefs.

A multi award winning soulful creative, with a fellowship in Fine Art, Clare Louise has extensive experience in the photographic industry. As past CEO of an international photographic association, photographic mentor, international judge and qualifications examiner, as well as a fully trained business and life coach Clare Louise brings all parts of her wealth of expertise together in her creative coaching.



8th – 12th April 2019

Only £895

£195 non refundable deposit to secure your place.

Fee includes all training, daily return transport from hotel to castle, return transfer from Venice airport to hotel, welcome drinks 8th April, lunch 9th – 12th inc. and celebration dinner on 12th April

*Excludes flights and accommodation – please ensure you have adequate travel insurance