Are you an avid hobbyist, who has a knack for writing and crafting and want to share your ideas or products with the world? Do you already have or want to start your own blog? Do you want to improve the overall quality of your blog in order to increase visitor traffic?
Today, blogs aren’t just a hobby, they are proven to be money makers as well as brand builders! With that being said, time is money. Stop wasting your time and be more efficient and organized by taking our seminar. We’ll not only show you how to design your brand, we’ll show you how to make it sellable.
In this class, we will teach you how to master the selecting, editing and optimizing processes of taking better photographs for your blog in order to make them more visually stimulating as well as sellable.
In this seminar you’ll learn:
• How to create a photo style to achieve a brand image
• The importance of photo editing and storytelling
• Photoshop tips to crop, retouch and improve image color
• Optimizing and sizing for best viewing and SEO
• Batch processing photos to maximize time
• Sourcing royalty-free images and copyright law review
• Social media sharing ideas
• Tips for photographing live events
• Setting up a home studio
• Simple lighting setups
Instructor Cheryl Woods is a creative professional with over 25 years of experience in the photography, design and marketing fields. She is the Creative Content Manager for the blog, The Décor Lounge and is a contributing blogger for Savage Universal’s official blog. Previously, Cheryl was the photo editor and blogger for the blog Simplifying Fabulous. She oversaw the branding as well as the redesign of both The Décor Lounge and Simplifying Fabulous.
Her photographic work includes portraiture, editorial, fashion and product photography for major companies in the consumer products industries including QVC, The Company Store and Publishers Clearing House. In addition to her photographic work, Cheryl is a Creative Brand Strategist at her marketing company, Brand Salon-- offering engagement marketing, content creation, graphic design, web development, public relations and social media management.
Cheryl holds a B.F.A. in Photography from the University of The Arts in Philadelphia and an M.F.A. in Media Design from Full Sail University. Her fine art photography has been exhibited at the Lowes Museum of Art in Coral Gables Florida, The New York Independent Film Festival, The Film Artists Revolution in New York City and the Rosenwald Wolf Gallery in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Cost: $60 if prepaid. $70 if paying the day of the class.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org. To register, call Victoria The Educational Coordinator at (516) 762-3056.