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Carla Ten Eyck

Workshops

Mentoring

After over thirteen years of professional shooting under her belt, come see how Carla has grown from a one woman show to having three associate photographers and an amazing staff to keep the studio buzzing like a beehive!
Carla can tailor your session to exactly what you want to learn- from camera basics to lighting to post shoot workflow. Newbies to seasoned professionals are welcome!
Just working for yourself? You still need protocols to run your business efficiently. Come get organized and get a workable timeline in place for how to get your business and keep your business on track!Read More

Location: C10 Studio
24 Lorraine Street
Hartford CT
Time: Three hours of one on one during the weekday. Additional hours can be added on for $175 / hour.
Cost: $750
Details:
  • Portfolio / website critique for content, navigation, basic info
  • Create a step by step process on where to start to get your business headed in the right direction
  • Camera basics
  • What to have in your gear bag
  • Post shoot workflow in Lightroom; back up strategies for your images and client workflow
  • Marketing and branding
  • Standing out from the crowd
  • Wedding day timeline and workflow
  • When your session is over Carla creates homework for you and will follow up with you to make sure you stay on track!

Lighting

Want to learn how to set up and use off camera flash? Learn Carla’s super streamlined and simple approach to the very technical side of photography- lighting with strobes. Yes, it can be overwhelming, and no, there is no magic setting or button for this! Sad, I know! Carla will teach you how to set your camera effectively while using on or off camera flash- while making minimal changes while moving throughout a room! Yes, we all know how annoying it an be once you get your settings and then you move and then they are all wrong…! You don’t Read More

Location: C10 Studio
24 Lorraine Street
Hartford, CT
Time: TBD
Cost: $500
Details:
  • You will go out and shoot on-location in Hartford with Carla and subjects for the day- nothing like some good old fashioned hands-on experience!
  • Class size is limited to FOUR participants only in order to really get that one on one time and hands on instruction with Carla.
  • Really understand your gear and what it can do for you- and more importantly- how to use it!
  • Learn to set up and use off camera flashes with remote triggers like pocket wizards or radio poppers.
  • Then enjoy a home cooked lunch by Dave, Rebecca or Dominique (they are all really good cooks!), and upload your images.
  • The class ends with an interactive critique of your images on what worked, what didn’t and how to make it better the next time you are at a shoot.

Dynamic Details

Did you know you could tell a whole story just by the way you shoot the details from a wedding? Not sure how? Come see how Carla photographs details- whether it’s a high end wedding or taking place in a VFW hall- it honestly doesn’t matter! In addition, magazines and blogs are hungry for beautiful detail shots! This is a major determining factor in whether your wedding will be featured or not! Once you have the fundamentals down on how to approach shooting the details, you will create a strategy and system that works for you at every event!
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Location: C10 Studio
24 Lorraine Street
Hartford CT
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $500
Details:
  • An informative, image heavy lecture explaining in great detail how Carla approaches her details.
  • What lenses she chooses and why.
  • Plenty of hands on shooting time with all kinds of details- flowers, centerpieces, table settings, cakes, the venue!
  • Come back to the studio for the best part- the critique!
  • See what everyone shot, why it worked or didn’t work and what to do next time to knock your wedding out of the park!

Posing

*NEW CLASS ADDED TUESDAY APRIL 21, 2015!!
Got your technical stuff down and want to take your images to the next level?? Learn how even the smallest changes in body language can take your so-so image to a WOW image and really understand why! get yourself out of your posing rut (come on, we ALL know we get stuck in them!) and maximize your variety of great images that you show your clients with minimal changes to their pose- all without making them feel like they are posing for a Sears catalog! Contrary to popular belief- namely what our clients may think– Read More

Location: C10 Studio
24 Lorraine Street
Hartford CT
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $500
Details:
  • You will go out and shoot on-location in Hartford with Carla and subjects for the day- nothing like some good old fashioned hands on experience!
  • Class size is limited to FIVE participants only in order to really get that one on one time and hands on instruction with Carla.
  • Master the visual sweep and make sure everything is as you want it before taking the picture!
  • Learn how subtle changes in body language can really affect your image!
  • Then enjoy a home cooked lunch by Dave, Rebecca or Dominique (they are all really good cooks!), and upload your images.
  • The class ends with an interactive critique of your images on what worked, what didn’t and how to make it better the next time you are at a shoot!
  • Carla teaches both couples and one person posing styles.
  • Get the most out of your clients from helping them choose what to wear and what to bring to the shoot to where to go.
  • Stop going to the park for your shoots! (But if you have to go I will show you how to work it!)
  • Get your clients excited about new places – get them to see and trust your vision.

Back to Basics

**NEW CLASS TUESDAY MARCH 31, 2015!
Not booking uber high end weddings and photographing crazy models? No matter!  Beauty is everywhere, learn how to see it and how it will translate into making you a better photographer. Learn to truly understand exposure and the relationship between ISO, aperture, shutter speed and lens choice and how it affects your image!
Learn to see and understand what makes a great image in the first place, regardless of where and who you shoot. Get a firm understanding of how composition, lighting, moment, emotion and subject all play into what makes up a solid photograph. Read More

Location: C10 Studio
24 Lorraine Street
Hartford CT

*parking is on the OPPOSITE side of the street as Carla’s house- they will ticket and tow!
Time: Tuesday September 9, 2014 - 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $500
Details:
  • Your spot is reserved with full payment only! Carla limits the class to a maximum of 5 students!
  • Call (860-906-1993) or email the studio at info@carlateneyck.com to make sure there is a spot!
  • We accept personal checks, money orders or cash only.
  • We provide a light breakfast with coffee, tea, juice and water. Mid afternoon healthy snacks and a full early dinner!
  • Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions, we are happy to accommodate you!
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