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SUNDAY 22nd january 2023

grosvenor pulford

hotel CHESTER £225

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begin your apprenticeship

Model Shoot - Grosvenor Pulford Hotel.

LIFE CHANGING

Since 2015, our training programme has energised the careers of hundreds of apprentice wedding photographers. Cutting straight to the chase, we aim to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to start your own highly profitable wedding photography business. Suitable for beginners and the more experienced student.

One of our recent weddings - Viscount & Lady Kelburn.

suitable for all

We are one of the few wedding courses which has been planned and delivered by qualified teaching professionals. We cater for all abilities whether you're a complete newbie to wedding photography or a semi-professional looking to go full time. Our staff hold degree level qualifications in photography as well as qualified teacher status.

Course Certificate of Achievement.

COURSE CERTIFICATE

Upon successful completion of the wedding course, all students will be presented with our respected Certificate of Achievement which is viewed as a key element in your ongoing training. The course certificate is emblazoned with your name, the year of study and our official logo. Certificates are provided in a 10x8 ratio ready for framing.

Claire Melissa B.A. (Hons) - Bridal Prep Tutor.

bridal prep tutor

Claire graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2002 with a degree in photography and digital imaging. We are incredibly fortunate to have her on board as our bridal preparation tutor.


David Paul B.A.(Hons) P.G.C.E. - Course Leader.

QUALIFIED STAFF

David graduated from Manchester University in 1990 and spent over ten years as a school teacher before embarking on a highly successful career as a photojournalist wedding photographer.

Model Shoot - Grosvenor Pulford Hotel.

MODEL SHOOT

Get the shots of our stunning model bride and groom to impress your prospective clients. A variety of settings will be used including the bridal suite, a sandstone church and a Japanese garden.

PROGRAMME OF STUDY


09.30 WORKSHOP ONE

  • Welcome to the course. An opportunity for you to get to know everyone and share your photographic journey so far.
  • The journey from hobbyist to professional.
  • Composition and camera settings.
  • RAW V JPEG.
  • Buying the right equipment.
  • Photographic styles: photojournalism and traditional.
  • Personal qualities of the wedding photographer.
  • Wedding Day Objectives – bride and groom preparation.
  • Case study 1 – the wedding of Samantha & Terry.
  • Plenary – Q&A session.


10.45 COFFEE & CAKE


11.00 WORKSHOP TWO

  • The role of the wedding photographer.
  • A look at Denis Stock’s iconic portrait of James Dean circa 1955.
  • Adobe Lightroom tutorial.
  • Wedding Day Objectives – The Ceremony.
  • Case study 2 – the wedding of Charlotte & Daniel.
  • Wedding Day Objectives – The Reception.
  • Plenary – Q&A session.


12.00 LUNCH


13.00 WORKSHOP THREE

  • Portfolio Building Model Shoot


15.00 COFFEE & BISCUITS


15.15 WORKSHOP FOUR

  • Responding to an e-mail enquiry.
  • Meeting clients and securing the booking.
  • Case study 3 – the wedding of Emma & Will.
  • Wedding day objectives – the speeches and first dance.
  • Key features of a successful website.
  • Your advertising priorities.
  • Insurance for the professional.
  • What is GDPR and how does it affect me?
  • Plenary – Q&A session.
  • The Assistant Photographer Scheme.
  • Written feedback.


16.30 FINISH


GROSVENOR PULFORD HOTEL, WREXHAM ROAD, PULFORD, CHESTER, CH4 9DG.

wedding course £225

sunday 22nd january 2023

WEDDING course TERMS & CONDITIONS


Plain English.

With regard to this document the terms we, us, our and ourselves refers to David Paul Photography. The term ticket refers to a valid PayPal email receipt confirming purchase. The terms you, your, yourselves and student refers to the holder of a valid ticket.


  1. You will not be allowed admission to the course without a valid ticket.
  2. A ticket for our course cannot be refunded, unless the course is cancelled. This does not include rescheduling.
  3. If the course is cancelled or rescheduled, we cannot be held responsible for any resulting costs you may incur for travel, accommodation etc
  4. We reserve the right to alter or vary the content or timing of any part of the course.
  5. We reserve the right to refuse admission to a student under the influence of drugs/alcohol, showing signs of illness, acting dangerously or inappropriately.
  6. There are no refunds for bad weather. We strongly advise that you come dressed appropriately for an outdoor model shoot.
  7. We do not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage to personal property brought to the course.
  8. We do not accept any responsibility for any personal accidents that happen during the course.
  9. You may be recorded for broadcast or publication whilst at the course by us.
  10. You are not permitted to bring any animals to the course.
  11. Please check course details and timings prior to travelling as these maybe subject to change.
  12. Please check your route prior to travelling to ensure you arrive on time. We are not responsible for any delays due to travel disruption.
  13. Every effort will be made to admit latecomers at a suitable break in the workshops, but admission cannot always be guaranteed.
  14. In accordance with the law, students aged under 18 are not permitted to purchase alcoholic drinks.