The Newborn Photography Show is taking place on 27 and 28 May 2014 in Birmingham.
It's the first trade show dedicated to newborn photography and is aimed specifically at the newborn photography market, which is often missed out at the main photography trade shows.
The show has been organised by three of the UK's top newborn photographers; Tracy Willis ASWPP, Melanie East LMPA and Sarah Wilkes. Tracy has won countless awards for her newborn photography, including The Guild of Photographers Overall Photographer of the Year 2012 and has trained people from all over the world in newborn photography from as far afield as Singapore. Melanie East works out of her Bristol studio teaching and specialising in newborns. She has trained photographers as far afield as the Cayman Islands and is well regarded by her colleagues and photographic peers alike. Sarah is a highly regarded newborn specialist also and was the finalist for the IPPN Best Newborn Photographer 2012.
If you're a maternity or newborn photographer, this will be the event of the year for you and your work. Featuring workshops and lectures from some of the top newborn photographers in the USA, Robin Long and Ana Brandt, you'll not want to miss out.
Limited to just 25 or 30 places per class, both of these renowned newborn and maternity photographers will be giving masterclasses on newborn and maternal photography. Robin Long's class will be particularly ideal if you're an intermediate to advanced level photographer looking to improve the narrative and overall look of your baby photography.
If you're wanting to learn about maternity photography, then Ana Brandt's workshop will be the way to go. Learn how to achieve seamless and transitional posing with pregnant women, including light setups, and working with siblings and partners to create stunning maternal photography.
Ana Brandt Robin Long
Other guests will include Marko Nurminen, who'll talk you through post processing your images in Lightroom and how to simplify your workflow processes.
There will also be lectures from Lisa Beaney, who'll be explaining how you can quickly and easily create a website for yourself using Wordpress. More information on all of the masterclasses and lectures can be found on the Classes and Lectures tab of the website.
The show is the perfect opportunity for maternity and newborn photographers to meet up, mingle, and discover what's out there in terms of training, posing props, backdrops, and lots of other equipment for this specific area of photography.
Trade stands already announced include Click Props, Wondrous Woods, Taopan, Jorgensen and Artsy Couture, plus there's lots more still to be unveiled!
The Newborn Photography Show is FREE to get in, you just need to pre-book your place for one or both of the days you wish to attend. Lectures are also free, you just need to secure your place on the Classes and Lectures page. Masterclasses carry a fee, but are well worth the money for the wealth of information the expert photographers will impart.
The Newborn Photography Show is taking place on 27 and 28 May 2014 at The Clarendon Suites, Birmingham. This is the UK's ONLY newborn specific trade show, and American guest photographers Ana Brandt and Robin Long will be flying over to the UK especially for the event, so don't let this amazing opportunity pass you by!
Visit The Newborn Photography Show website to book your place for the show and exclusive workshops, lectures and masterclasses now so you don't miss out!