header image 2  
Photographic Training Courses


Damien Lovegrove

Business of Weddings

Date: 25/08/08

Venue: Fota House,

Price €350.00


Liam Ramsell is proud to announce the arrival of the critically Acclaimed International Photographer Damien Lovegrove (www.lovegroveconsulting.com ) to Cork.
Previously Liam had invited Bjorn Thomassen www.bjornthomassen.co.uk) to run workshops here also with great success.

Damien Lovegrove's critically acclaimed 2008 seminar comes to Cork. In this feature packed day, Damien will share with you his holistic approach to 'getting it right'. We all have the potential to succeed and in this one day event Damien will empower you to realise your potential in the competitive wedding photography market. Quite simply, this seminar is informative, enjoyable and inspirational. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from someone who has ‘got it right’.


See what others have said:

"Thank you for your Business workshop in Sydney yesterday. I had a fantastic day and would be happy to recommend it to others. I have attended many courses and conferences in the past and it was refreshing that you passed on your knowledge in such a relaxed and entertaining way." - Robert Lindsay



Fota House










09.00 Registration and coffee
09.30 The big picture - Understanding the long term view of life and business.
10.00 Marketing: Where and how to market your services. Who to trade with. When to mention price. How much to spend, and how to monitor its effectiveness. Review of adverts and why they work. Wedding shows and marketing events. Building the brand.
10.30 Coffee
11.00 Sales: Pre selling techniques that work. Sales strategies have changed in the last 2 years. Damien will bring you up to date and make a sales person out of anyone.
11.30 Product: Image quality, presentation and personal approach. What triggers buying decisions and how to add value to your product at no cost to you? Damien will explain how to sell a wedding package. The pre-booking meeting techniques will be discussed in fine detail.
12.30 Lunch
13.30 ‘You have the clients’ - what next? : Plan your season. Select the team you need to deliver the product. Negotiate rates for prints and albums. Select the right tools to maximise your opportunities. Plan your photographic approach. Develop your style. Advice and ideas in free flow.
14.50 Tea break
15.10 The viewing room experience: Building the order, developing ideas with the client to maximise the use of the images you have shot.
16.00 Finance: cash flow predictions and profit analysis. Raising funds to get started. Insurance, goal setting and meeting your targets.
17.00 Close