Mentor Session - Ambience


Mentor Session - Ambience


Enjoy an exclusive half day of one-on-one instruction with Schantel Merwe - this creative meeting will be hosted at a stunning venue (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 a print gift.

Schantel will share in depth information about how she uses light to create 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, how to expand & build your business, film and digital photographers at any level welcome...

Will focus on a different aspect of photography & business.

DATES: Please email for available dates


  • Meet and greet breakfast filled with lots of fun surprises

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

  • Profile Photo session of you for your business profile (perfect for asking shoot questions and getting to know how Schantel works a shoot.)

  • 6 week online assistance

  • The Option to second shoot at one of her next weddings.


  • 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 fine art images

  • how to get the word out, marketing, advertising

  • now that you have the art, now sell it!

  • magazine submissions, what the editors love to see

  • client meeting

  • digital workflow

  • how to pose a couple the natural way

  • magazine submissions, what the editors love to see

  • client meeting

  • kids photo shoot

  • baby photo shoot

  • wedding shoot

  • starting a business

  • logos, business cards, letterheads

  • marketing materials

  • editing

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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 the workshop. 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 weeks of mentoring, via forums, videos, a telephone consultation and the workbook the above will also occur and 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.