Workshops for Photographers – Newborn Mentoring


The art of newborn posing is unlike any other photography genre. Learn how to safely pose these precious babies while seamlessly transitioning from one position to another. Create beautiful and timeless images that your clients will consider heirlooms and will be proud to display for years to come.

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Workflow & Posing: We will review my favorite newborn positions and workflows. Both traditional poses and organic posing will be covered. Enhance your galleries by utilizing angles, macro imagery, prop, and parent set-ups. You will have the opportunity to observe me posing our sweet models and will also have hands on time where you will take over the primary posing role.

Sleepy Baby Tips: Help your clients prepare for a successful session before they arrive to your studio. I’ll share my tips and tricks for helping baby to settle and become sleepy for their session.

Studio Lighting: Using studio lighting does not have to be scary! We will review my simple studio set-up and lighting techniques that will help you create consistent and beautifully lit images.

Editing: Learn my “sweet and simple” newborn editing process utilizing Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) and Photoshop. Create clean and beautiful edits without investing hours on each image.

Style & Branding: Each and every one of us has our own style and aesthetic. Learn how to find your unique approach to your art and how to create images that reflect the brand you wish to convey.

Business Basics: Accounting, taxes, and contracts…oh, my! Examine the practical side of running a business and audit the areas of your business that may need attention.

Customer Service: Providing exceptional customer service to your clients will set you apart from your competition. Review simple solutions for getting and staying organized.

In Person Sales: Review my favorite product offerings and how to price your work so your business remains profitable. I will share my in person sales workflow and process from start to finish.

Social Media & Marketing: Build a solid base of customers not just fans across your social media platforms. Explore my strategies for keeping up with Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, and more.


2 Full Days of Instruction
Lunch & Snacks Both Days
Dinner the First Night
A few special surprises!


DSLR Camera & Manual
35 MM or 50 MM Lens
100 MM Macro Lens (Optional)
Laptop (Optional)

Workshops_Newborn_InvestmentHeadingAll mentoring sessions will take place on a Monday/Tuesday. You should plan to arrive on Sunday and depart on Wednesday.
A $500 non-refundable retainer is required to reserve your spot. Please contact me at to reserve your session.

1:1 Mentoring Session (2 Days) – $2500
2:1 Mentoring Session (2 Days) – $1800

You must have a good working understanding of your camera and how to shoot in manual mode.
You should be able to fluidly adjust your camera’s settings.


It is recommended that you fly into
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)
or T.F. Green Airport Providence (PVD).

Lodging is available at the Hilton Garden Inn Plymouth.

Workshops are not available to anyone who currently teaches photography workshops, sells actions, or offers online mentoring. You must reside at least 50 miles outside of zip codes 02360 and 74134. You will be required to sign a non-compete agreement. Renee reserves the right to refuse attendance for any reason.