Ambience - The Glowing Portrait Mentorship - International


Ambience - The Glowing Portrait Mentorship - International


Enjoy an exclusive full day (6 hours +) of instruction with Schantel Merwe - this creative day will be hosted at a venue in the particular country of choice. (Venue will be revealed upon booking). You will learn hands on from Schantel Merwe all her secrets.

* You will receive a signed copy of Schantel's book AMBIENCE

* You will receive a coveted gift bag from Schantel Merwe as well as other gifts.

Schantel will share in depth information about how she uses light & creates artful timeless images...from portraits to details & styling...she will help you learn how to brand yourself, be successful at marketing & getting published, how to make beautiful photographs, how to authentically connect with your clients, how to book destination weddings/shoots, how to expand & build your business, digital photographers & analog photographers at any level welcome...

We willl focus on a different aspect of photography & business.

Registration is now open and only two more spots available in Paris October 2019 - this is a one of kind intensive learning opportunity, space is very limited. We look forward to hearing from you.

DATES: October 13th 2019


  • Breakfast/Lunch depending on the time we start

  • A personal copy of Schantel Merwe's book Ambience, signed

  • Session for you to learn and use for your portfolio

  • Critique of photos /portfolio/website/brand

  • 6 week online assistance


  • how to book clients

  • keeping it simple with composition

  • finding a style that works for you

  • creating a niche market

  • developing relationships with vendors so they do the talking for you

  • using natural light to create glowing images

  • how to get the word out, marketing, advertising

  • magazine submissions, what the editors love to see

  • client meeting

  • digital workflow

  • posing a couple/client, the natural way

  • magazine submissions, what the editors love to see

  • client meeting

  • kids photo shoot

  • baby photo shoot

  • wedding shoot

  • starting a business

  • branding

  • marketing material

  • attracting clients that love your style

  • pricing your work correctly

  • vendor relationships, how important that is to your success

  • styling your photo shoots and make them your own

  • lighting, gear, and composition

  • pre and post production

  • what keeps you inspired

  • maintaining a life long relationship with your clients after the wedding/photoshoot


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Terms of service : Schantel Merwe Photography/ Ambience owns copyright of all material. Refunds will not be given if you change your mind. The purchase provides a license for 1 person. It is considered shoplifting if you copy, forward, send, scan, make public any portion or give the product to another individual in any manner or form.

Workshops/Mentor Sessions : Schantel Merwe/Ambience or our workshop hosts accept no liability for illness, death or injury of attendees or loss of equipment during attendance. Please obtain your own insurance. If by any chance an act of god, disallowed entry or otherwise causes a workshop to not proceed – Schantel Merwe/ Ambience will not be held liable. If this were to occur, Schantel Merwe will provide all material via an online mentorship. This would include 6 weeks of mentoring, via forums, videos, a telephone consultation and the workbook posted to attendee. If the above occur, Schantel Merwe will not be held liable for any cancellations. Copyright – Any photographs taken at the workshop must be credited to Schantel Merwe upon use (on the photograph) and a copy of the photograph provided to the model. All workshop material is copyright Schantel Merwe/ Ambience. Schantel Merwe reserves the right to change these rules at any time.