workshops for VISUAL CREATIVES

BRAD BALLEW

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Improve your craft and your client base this year with the following great workshops and pro instructors!

  • Enjoy exclusive sponsor discounts and give aways

  • Every attendee receives TWO HOURS free shoot time at Story Forge (a $300 value)

  • Entry into a drawing for a 3 month FLEX MEMBERSHIP at Story Forge (a $1250 value)

  • Entry into a drawing for a 6 month COFFEE MEMBERSHIP at Story Forge (a $600 value)

  • Workshops (except panels and keynotes) are limited to 10 seats, with hands-on practice and one-on-one instructor access

INSTRUCTOR BIOS

Char Braden is an award winning Makeup and Hair Artist based in Nashville, TN.  With over 9 years experience, Char is a Tennessee state certified Makeup Instructor, a licensed Esthetic and licensed hairstylist.  Char's work has been published domestically and internationally, with credits ranging from The New York Times to British Airways.  Char has been featured on Nashville's Talk Of The Town for her expertise in beauty. She is most proud of her community involvement and building strong teams of glam and  beauty professionals for local and private events.

Hair and Make Up Artist

CHAR BRADEN

Brad Ballew has been working in television and film production for 15 years. He has worked on shows for The History Channel, Tru TV, and CW. After moving to Nashville in 2017, Brad specialized in producing high concept music videos with inventive VFX work. He now works as a Video Producer at Asurion producing creative content focused on smart home technology.

Producer, Cinematographer, Editor, and Motion Graphics Artist

BRAD BALLEW

Jeff Carpenter is a commercial portrait and headshot photographer, educator, and owner of Readylight Media, a visual media and marketing agency based outside of Nashville, TN. He started his photography career in 2010, shortly after college where he was required to take a photography class in order to graduate. Being a predominantly self-taught photographer, he developed a passion for educating in a way that was simple and easy to understand. Jeff has worked with brands like Panasonic Lumix, Tether Tools, Paul C. Buff, and V-Flat World just to name a few. He has also taught classes and lighting demos at Imaging USA, WPPI, Photo Plus Expo, B&H Photo/Video as well as a number of workshops under the NEXT LEVEL Workshops brand. His main goal as an educator is to teach the fundamentals of photography and lighting, allowing photographers to absorb information and apply it to their style of shooting.
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/readylightmedia/
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/readylightmedia

Photographer

JEFF CARPENTER

This is Rebecca’s seventh year as a full-time wedding photographer, and she also worked for years as a photojournalist and writer/editor for newspapers and magazines. Her work has been published in Nashville Lifestyles magazine and featured three times on People.com and Weddings.com, in addition to Wedding Chicks, The Knot, and other wedding blogs. Rebecca has also been featured twice in an advertisement by Paul C. Buff in Professional Photographer Magazine, in a Paul C. Buff “How I Got the Shot” video, and in the 2019 Tether Tools Insight & Inspiration Series. She’s a WeddingWire Couples Choice Award winner for the past five years, 2016-2020, based on client reviews.

Photographer

REBECCA DENTON

Amelia Moore is the top choice for Senior Portraits in Nashville, Tennessee and has been named one of the top ten photographers in the Nashville area by expertise.com. As a professional photographer for over 15 years, she offers a customized portrait experience for seniors and women as well as wedding and content branding photography. Her work has been internationally published by People Magazine, OK! magazine, Seniorologie, and Asuka Books. Amelia’s style is modern with warm textures and bold colors. www.ameliajmoore.com

Art and story have always been a part of Amelia’s life. After college, she started her creative career in graphic design which led to photography. And now in addition to the full-time photography business, she leads a non-profit, Athentikos, that facilitates creative arts camps in at-risk communities in Guatemala for the purpose of healing and self expression.

Photographer

AMELIA MOORE

Vince has had the privilege of shooting in a wide range of disciplines including concept, architectural, corporate PR and portraiture, musicians and artists, editorial, weddings and family portraits.

He began his work as a full-time photographer in 2002 after working as an arts teacher, writer, and video producer. He has a growing collection of fine art photography and has been nationally recognized for his work. Over more than twenty years he has worked with people from all walks of life and has lived in and traveled to various countries shooting and teaching photography seminars, classes, and private sessions for all ages.

Photographer and Instructor

VINCE WALLACE

From her early management days at Victoria’s Secret Amber produced impressive results. Leaving corporate with valuable, transferable, skill sets in hand, Amber quickly acknowledged the music industry’s opportunities in adapting to technologies, so she decided to fix that. Amber became a member of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center and Score Nashville in order to grow her knowledge, network and influence. Amber is working on launching Vibin’ Music Network, an app for connecting musicians and producers, is the Founder and CEO of Nashville Unsigned, an entertainment site that spotlights Nashville’s biggest up-and-comers through interviews and live events, and is the CEO of ENT Innovations, a digital media marketing company.

Media Production, Content Branding

AMBER STONEMAN

WORKSHOPS

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