heather payne

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Heather PaynE

Workshops

Education & Workshops For Wedding Photographers




You are motivated with passion to create beautiful imagery that speaks to you and your clients.
Along your journey, you've become overwhelmed with the process of being an entrepreneur and lost sight of your dreams and need to get refocused. You're spinning on the hamster wheel trying to juggle "all-the-things" without making any strides to move your business forward. Believe me, I get it!
Let's break it down together, get clarity & help you make big strides to achieve your biggest goals!

PHILOSOPHY

I started my photography business from scratch out with zero photo education & little money to throw in the pot. I was rich with passion & gutsy willpower to figure things out & push me towards success.

Eight years in and a whole heck of a lot of failures & lessons along the way, I'm now succeeding my dreams as a destination wedding photographer. But don't be fooled... I didn't get here overnight.

While the idea of being an entrepreneur is so attractive and sexy, most creatives won't make it past year five. Believe me, it's hard! On top of learning & perfecting your craft, there's a million other to-do's needed to build a sustainable & profitable business (ie. marketing, networking, social media, branding, client relations, pricing, getting published, etc.).

I've watched my peers cave & throw in the towel at the height of their careers & watched others who flourish & achieve high success. This isn't for everyone. There's no easy solution to get to where you need to go.

Now, I'm giving it all back in hopes of encouraging that same girl who started at the bottom 8 years ago (that's me), who's lost & unsure of herself and in hopes of coaching the woman who feels stuck, uninspired & about to crumble at the sheer weight of it all.

It's my goal to help others gain clarity on who they are & the unique gifts they're destined to share with the world. 



Behind The Education

1-on-1 Mentorships

The 1-on-1 Mentorships are designed specifically to push you to look inward to what truly inspires you and sets you apart as an artist. It is structured to accommodate your current hurdles and personal business needs. 

We will work to construct strategies for growth & improvement as well as elevate your work to the next level. During our two days together, we will dive deep into business strategies, client process, understanding the industry, getting published, branding, creative processes, photography technique and website review.

Day two will conclude with a hands-on styled editorial designed to elevate your portfolio. You will walk away with a better understanding of who you are as an artist; feeling confident, encouraged, inspired and changed. 

Each artist will also receive a welcome gift, my full workshop presentation notes & my wedding pricing.
Whether you're looking to learn the beginners basics or you're looking for an advanced course to level up, these mentorships are fully customized to meet your individual needs. 



SOLD OUT!

$3,000

INCLUDED: 
2 Days of intensive learning on Business, Client Process, Networking, Publications, Branding, Photo Techniques, Portfolio Review, Q&A.
Photograph a High-End dream Wedding Editorial at Malibu Rocky Oaks along side Heather & use images to expand your portfolios & attract dream clients.

The mentorship fees are inclusive of everything except your travel & accommodations during the 2 days.

This Mentorship is open to 2 attendees.

**Bring a friend and receive a discounted rate for a
2-on-1 Mentorship. Artists are responsible for dividing total costs between themselves.

february 6-7, 2019

Malibu, California

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1-on-1 Mentorship

$5,000

2-on-1 Mentorship **

SOLD OUT!

DAY 1 | Feb. 6th

BUSINESS
-Determining your “Why” 
-Setting Goals (short/longterm) 

CLIENT PROCESS 
-Emails & Pricing 
-Budgeting for Success 
-Client Process
-Timelines

UNDERSTANDING THE INDUSTRY
-Getting Published
-Networking 
-Building a Referral Network 
-Advertising

BRANDING
-Discovering your brand 
-Attracting your dream client
-How to stay inspired

PORTFOLIO REVIEW

BUSINESS STRATEGY SESSION




DAY 2 | Feb. 7th

CREATIVE PROCESS
-Approach to inspiration
-Concept/Vision into cohesive story 
-Mood board

PHOTO TECHNIQUES 
-Composition & Lighting 

Q&A

EDITORIAL SHOOT
-Photographing Wedding Day Details, Couple, Flat Lays & Creating Storytelling Imagery
-Location Scouting
-Connecting with client
-Interactions
-Execution

february 6-7, 2019

Malibu, California

more info

BUY NOW

$3,000

INCLUDED: 
2 Days of intensive learning on Business, Client Process, Networking, Publications, Branding, Photo Techniques, Portfolio Review, Q&A.
Photograph a Fashion Editorial along side Heather & use images to expand your portfolios & attract dream clients.

The mentorship fees are inclusive of everything except your travel & accommodations during the 2 days.

This Mentorship is open to 2 attendees.

**Bring a friend and receive a discounted rate for a
2-on-1 Mentorship. Artists are responsible for dividing total costs between themselves.

JUNE 18-19, 2019

Santa Ynez, California

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1-on-1 Mentorship

$5,000

2-on-1 Mentorship **

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DAY 1 | June 18

CREATIVE PROCESS
-Approach to inspiration
-Concept/Vision into cohesive story 
-Mood board & Production


PHOTO TECHNIQUES 
-Composition & Lighting 


EDITORIAL SHOOT
-Photographing Fashion Details, Model, Flat Lays & Creating Storytelling Imagery
-Location Scouting
-Creative Directing
-Interactions
-Execution




DAY 2 | June 19

BUSINESS
-Determining your “Why” 
-Setting Goals (short/longterm) 

CLIENT PROCESS 
-Emails & Pricing 
-Budgeting for Success 
-Client Process
-Timelines

UNDERSTANDING THE INDUSTRY
-Getting Published
-Networking 
-Building a Referral Network 
-Advertising

BRANDING
-Discovering your brand 
-Attracting your dream client
-How to stay inspired

PORTFOLIO REVIEW

BUSINESS STRATEGY SESSION

JUNE 18-19, 2019

Santa Ynez, California

more info

BUY NOW

$3,000

INCLUDED: 
2 Days of intensive learning on Business, Client Process, Networking, Publications, Branding, Photo Techniques, Portfolio Review, Q&A.
Photograph a High-End Editorial along side Heather & use images to expand your portfolios & attract dream clients.

The mentorship fees are inclusive of everything except your travel & accommodations during the 2 days.

This Mentorship is open to 2 attendees. 

**Bring a friend and receive a discounted rate for a 
2-on-1 Mentorship. Artists are responsible for dividing total costs between themselves.

OCTOBER 16-17, 2019

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

more info

1-on-1 Mentorship

$5,000

2-on-1 Mentorship **

BUY NOW

DAY 1 | Oct. 16

BUSINESS
-Determining your “Why” 
-Setting Goals (short/longterm) 

CLIENT PROCESS 
-Emails & Pricing 
-Budgeting for Success 
-Client Process
-Timelines

UNDERSTANDING THE INDUSTRY
-Getting Published
-Networking 
-Building a Referral Network 
-Advertising

BRANDING
-Discovering your brand 
-Attracting your dream client
-How to stay inspired

PORTFOLIO REVIEW

BUSINESS STRATEGY SESSION




DAY 2 | Oct. 17

CREATIVE PROCESS
-Approach to inspiration
-Concept/Vision into cohesive story 
-Mood board

PHOTO TECHNIQUES 
-Composition & Lighting 

Q&A

EDITORIAL SHOOT
-Photographing Wedding Details, Model, Flat Lays & Creating Storytelling Imagery
-Location Scouting
-Creative Directing
-Interactions
-Execution

OCTOBER 16-17, 2019

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

more info

ONLINE coaching

The Online Coaching sessions are individually designed to meet you right where you are now. Together, we will discover what's holding you back from gaining traction in the industry, what's limiting you from achieving growth/profits, or what areas you need to develop in order to strengthen the tools in your tool belt. 

Each Skype is structured to accommodate 2 hours of uninterrupted time to learn and strategize for both immediate & long-term effects. If you're anything like me and need accountability to hit bigger goals or overcome hurdles, multiple monthly or quarterly Skype calls can be added to ensure you have a personal cheerleader to push you harder & keep you on track. 

Before each chat, prepare a list of questions. A list of topics to discuss will be provided and nothing is off limits. Topics typically consist of brand evaluation, business strategy, pricing, marketing, getting published, shooting film, lighting, social media, client processes & website review.

You will walk away with a better understanding of where you are in your business, a game-plan to achieve your goals, strategies for success, and a coach to keep you accountable. 



BUY NOW

$450

INCLUDED: 
2 Hour Skype Call to discover what's holding you back, overcome current hurdles, strategize for both immediate & long-term success and unlimited learning.

Before each chat, prepare a list of questions of challenges you're currently facing.
A reference list of topics to discuss will be provided beforehand. Topics typically consist of brand evaluation, business strategy, pricing, marketing, getting published, shooting film, lighting, social media, client processes & website review.

Once purchased, you will be directed to Heather's calendar to schedule the best time for your coaching Skype call. 

Coaching skype

two hours

BUY NOW

$800

INCLUDED: 
Two 2-Hour Skype Calls to discover what's holding you back, overcome current hurdles, strategize for both immediate & long-term success and unlimited learning.

Before each chat, prepare a list of questions of challenges you're currently facing.
A reference list of topics to discuss will be provided beforehand. Topics typically consist of brand evaluation, business strategy, pricing, marketing, getting published, shooting film, lighting, social media, client processes & website review.

Once purchased, you will be directed to Heather's calendar to schedule the best time for your coaching Skype call. 

Double coaching

2 Coaching Calls | 4 Hours

$100 Savings

BUY NOW

INCLUDED: 
Four 2-Hour Skype Calls throughout the year to discover what's holding you back, overcome current hurdles, strategize for both immediate & long-term success and unlimited learning.

Before each chat, prepare a list of questions of challenges you're currently facing.
A reference list of topics to discuss will be provided beforehand. Topics typically consist of brand evaluation, business strategy, pricing, marketing, getting published, shooting film, lighting, social media, client processes & website review.

Once purchased, you will be directed to Heather's calendar to schedule the best time for your coaching Skype call. 

Quarterly coaching

4 Coaching Calls | 8 Hours

$1,500

$300 Savings

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Dani - Edelle Photography

"I learned so much more than I expected to learn. Heather took her time to get to know ME and MY business' needs and catered to them above and beyond what I expected. We didn't just discuss techniques and simple marketing tactics, Heather helped me reignite my passion for film photography through honest soul-searching discussions and exercises. This to me was beyond exciting!"

"This was exactly what I needed!
THANK YOU so much for teaching me all-the-things and for pushing me. It truly was a wonderful experience and I am beyond thankful for your openness. I loved the hands on experience & challenges to just go for it. I am excited to see where this next chapter will take me and I look forward to incorporating all you taught me into my work"

Danielle - Danielle Hulsey Photography


"Heather has an overflowing heart and soul for education and her work is unbelievably beautiful. if you're looking for a mentor who gets down to the nitty gritty, I cannot recommend heather enough!"

Erica - Erica Streelman Photography

"I strongly believe in continual learning no matter where you are in your journey. Taking Heather's mentorship, I learned so much and cannot wait to use the tools she gave me to make positive changes in my business that will help me achieve the goals I have set for myself.
I have no words to explain how grateful i am to heather. go learn from heather! her work is absolutely breathtaking and she has the kindest heart."

Mallory - Mallory Dawn Photography

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