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Babies: Swaddling, Safety and Hygiene
Julia Kelleher M.Photog.Cr., CPP
If any of your business focuses on newborn photography, this course is a must-have! PPA instructor, Julia Kelleher, combines Parenthood 101 with trade secrets to ensure a client experience sure to please Mom, Dad and Baby!
Discuss infant psychology and the importance of safety, security and warmth. Examine posing, and how to put the parents at ease while keeping baby content. Learn the points of contact that create the best images and how to make them happen.
But that’s not all, become the Baby Whisperer as Julia share’s her swaddling secrets with you! Learn the necessary safety and hygiene steps to keep you and your clients healthy and happy. Best of all, Julia walks you through the 5 S’s of newborn photography: Swaddling, Stomach/Side Poses, Swinging and… sign up for this class to learn them all!
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Portrait Photographer Julia Kelleher specializes in newborn and family portraits out of her boutique Bend OR, studio. She offers her clients a photographic style that is timeless, textural and artistic, and specializes in newborn and family portraiture, specifically focusing on relationship images. Since moving her studio Jewel Images Portrait Design from Portland, OR to Bend, OR in 2009, it has grown from running her entire business solely, to now operating with 2 employees and thriving despite a slow economy. Julia has earned a PPA International Silver Medalist, Gold Level Photographer of the Year and several Kodak Gallery and PPA Loan Collection awards for her images. She is also a PPA Master Photographer and Photographic Craftsman. Picking up her first 35mm film camera at age 14, she put it down after college to pursue a love of broadcast journalism, and spent over a decade traveling the country anchoring the news and covering general assignment stories for all three television networks. After working Portland, OR's ABC affiliate for 6 years as an on-air anchor/reporter, she left television news to pursue photography full-time. Her experience with the news industry, and expertise in media relations and public communications have given her the speaking skills to and communication techniques to help other photographers understand their clients, and improve their businesses.
Julia's teaching experience stretches worldwide for Time Exposure's ProSelect software, and she also is featured as one of a handful of instructors for the world renowned professional photographer’s video series Photovision. Also an Imaging USA and PPA affiliate school instructor, Julia excels at topics from lighting and posing newborn relationship portraiture, to marketing, in-person sales and media relations. She coaches photographers is client workflow and business systems management, and offers private mentoring in both newborn photography and sales training.