1-2-1 Training with Dan and Karen

Working with a range of clients, I’ve been shooting portraits, fashion and beauty photography for 15 years. My images appear on billboards, magazines, advertising campaigns and book covers. I am currently represented by Trevillion and travel worldwide shooting commissioned work and teaching workshops.

About Karen

Karen is a highly experienced fashion model with a portfolio of advertising campaigns the spans the globe. At six feet tall her build suits a diverse array of high-end styles that would instantly look at home in any glossy magazine.

We have teamed up to offer this highly personalised 1-2-1 training experience to photographers that want to learn advanced techniques that are tailored to their exact needs.

Create stunning images

Our packages are designed to be engaging and fun with an emphasis on producing lots of images sets in a relatively short period of time. You can expect to leave a 1-2-1 training session with 100’s of exceptional images. You can also tailor your 1-2-1 experience to include Lightroom and Photoshop training on the same day, enabling you to produce fully retouched images ready to use.

Example Work from Dan and Karen

These images were shot on our 1-2-1 Training days and show the kind of work you’ll be creating using our optimised lighting, posing, Lightroom and Photoshop workflow.

The Loft Studio

Our 1-2-1 training takes place at The Loft, my studio based in Colchester, Essex. It’s a beautiful space designed for shooting all genres of model photography. We’ll use all of the studio’s features including the beautiful natural light, rustic original features, extra high backdrops and full blackout facility to shoot a diverse portfolio of styles.

Packages and Options

All of our packages are designed with photography training tailored to your skill level.

On each shoot, I’ll teach you all of the steps needed to create stunning images including my lighting, camera and lens workflow. Karen will guide you through the best posing options and offer her invaluable feedback during each shoot to ensure that you are always getting the best shots.

All of our packages include refreshments and snacks throughout the day and we’ll break for lunch when you’re ready.

You can expect to shoot 100’s of amazing images ready to edit or optionally as part of our full day 1-2-1 Shoot and Edit package you can leave with fully retouched images ready to use. Perfect for posting to social media, portfolio sites, print, and competitions.

Before your shoot Karen and I will develop a unique mood board of inspirational images, just let us know your preferences including portraits, pinup, film-noir, latex, gels, fashion or any other idea that you’d like to shoot and we’ll get everything ready.

Each booking also includes an extra special concept, these include flour, paint, liquid latex, gels and clay shoots. Just let us know your preference and we’ll arrange everything ready for your shoot on the day.

Booking and more info

If you would like to book or find out more please fill in the form below, email or call me and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

dan@dantidswell.co.uk  |  07880 903 889

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Training package

1-2-1 Photography - Half day1-2-1 Shoot and Edit - Full day1-2-1 Photography - Full Day

Preferred dates

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