Amy is a wife, mother of three, photographer and educator.  She remains the most sought after newborn and baby photographer in the Auburn and Opelika, Alabama area and has been photographing newborns, babies, maternity and families for almost seven years.

Dream Baby Southern California July 8th-9th and Portland Oregon July 11th-12th Nicole Smith Photography and Dewdrops Photography

Join me and Nicole Smith Photography for this complete lighting newborn workshop. We will cover everything you could possibly need to know about newborn photography and have a few laughs in the meantime!Amy will be covering STUDIO lighting, camera settings, custom white balance for best skin tones, exposure and how to get the best image Straight out of Camera. Nicole will be covering NATURAL light and her unique styling with her focus on simple organic styling, wrapping techniques and angles. You will learn how to safely pose newborns and to refine and perfect each little finger. We will cover soothing, transitioning, and how to prep parents.You will be able to use all and the images you take for your portfolio.

Weather permitting: We will also meet in the evening for outdoor newborn and maternity session on the beach!

Both photographers will go over how they post process in Photoshop and ACR.

Nicole and Amy met online and became fast friends, so they decided to teach a workshop in Texas together where their attendees have given them rave reviews. They all agreed that they learned so much and had a fun time! Nicole and Amy will discuss both in person sales and online sales.


  • NOW $1500.00 USD Non-refundable but you can sell seat (Regular price 1899.00.)
  • $600.00 deposit USD Non-refundable but you can sell seat
  • Final payment due 1 month prior to workshop


  • Lunch and Snacks
  • Continued Support Via Facebook, Email and Private Group
  • Vendor sponsored goodies


  • Basic Knowledge of Photoshop.
  • You must own and understand DSLR camera, and are comfortable shooting in Manual Mode and have basic Knowledge of aperture, shutter speed, and Iso settings.
  • I recommend either 35mm or 50mm.
  • You do not need a computer, but are welcome to bring a laptop if you would like to work along side us while we demonstrate Post Processing.
  • You are responsible for your accommodations and airport transfers.

Day 1

  • 9:00: Meet & Greet
  • 9:30: Divide into two groups to learn our beanbag workflow with studio and natural light. (You will switch teams on day 2.)
  • 12:30: Lunch, light snacks and beverages included
  • 1:30-4:00: Prop, parent and sibling setups with both
  • 4:00-5:30: Editing workflow from each photographer Q&A business discussion.
  • 5:30: Head to outdoor location for maternity and newborn posing (Weather permitting) **Dinner to follow – included

Day 2

**There is a one year non-compete contract**

17155 Newhope Street STE K Fountain Valley, CA 92708