Mentorships with Lee Varis for the Emerging Photographer/Retoucher

In a competitive market, commercial  photographers and retouchers must possess the information that is essential to setting up and growing their business as well as a comprehensive knowledge of creative techniques. If you are looking to make a full or part-time transition to photography and/or retouching, or if you’re just getting into the business, my mentoring program will provide you with the skills needed for digital photography, post processing, and retouching, along with the practical understanding of sound business practices.

Use my experience to your benefit!

I take my mentoring relationships seriously, focusing on your particular needs including: your identity/logo and marketing collateral materials, creating a great website, developing a solid business and marketing plan, understanding job pricing, copyrights, and client negotiations. Together, we will cover all the business basics: setting up bank accounts, bookkeeping, accounting, insurance,
advertising, equipment needs, and more…

I will custom make a program to suit your needs. It can take shape as individual sessions, a series of five or ten, or a full year unlimited access.

Contact me for more information about private, in-person mentoring.

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Venice Carnival 2020

Upcoming Seminars, Workshops & Appearances

  • 02/18/20 - 02/23/20
    Join us in Venice to capture the colour and pageantry of Carnevale, during our five-day, six-night Venice Carnival Photo Tour! Carnevale, in beautiful and romantic Venice, is one of the most colourful and visually exciting festivals in the world. Dating back to the twelfth century it is characterised by the elaborate masks and costumes worn by the thousands of participants who attend this annual event in the days leading up to Fat Tuesday. In February 2020, we will be running our 9th Venice Carnival Photo Tour. This is an incredible opportunity to photograph a truly unique event, with respected and dedicated photography instructors who will provide you with a wealth of individual instruction and attention during this visually stunning event. Between them they will teach you everything you need to know to create dramatic and compelling travel images. More information