Photography by Do More Photographer and Camp Do More 2019 speaker Teri Hofford from Winnipeg, Canada. Find more of her work on her website and instagram! If you want to learn from Teri, check out her info on the Camp website!
Teri Hofford is an inspirational speaker, author, empowerment photographer and body image activist based out of Winnipeg, Manitoba. She's also been referred to as an emotional dominatrix and "Tough Love Teri" for her bold approach to personal responsibility and self love. Teri has been published in a variety of magazines such as FabuPlus and GEEZ magazine, in addition to having a variety of images selected for recognition by Vogue.it, Do More Photographers and Lace & Light. In addition to her photography work, Teri channels her desire to change the way women think about themselves through a variety of workshops like Body Image Bootcamp, getting them to stop focusing on changing their bodies, so they can get to changing the world. Teri has become recognized in Canada & the US for her contribution to the women's empowerment movement by various news outlets on tv and radio.
Her classes at Camp include,
Confident Curves / WEDNESDAY 9:00 - 12:00
This course will teach you how to style, pose & communicate to flatter plus size babes and help them see that their body is just as worthy of being photographed. This course provides a live shoot to help improve the amount of diverse bodies in your portfolio and give you more confidence when working with women of all shapes and sizes!
*The importance of finding your WHY and it's impact on your work, pricing, and client experience
*Communicating with clients and setting appropriate expectations to help them in their body image and self love journey.
*My consultation and reveal rituals that aim to cover the 3 E's: Expectation, Education, and Empowerment to provide you with a more seamless client satisfaction experience. (And what to say when a client doesn't like the way they look in photos)
*Posing and styling of my top 5 Most Bought Poses.
*Stylized shoots with at least 2 plus size models to help build your portfolio.
SHAKE SHIT UP / WEDNESDAY 1:00 - 4:00
This 3 hour course will provide you with a talk on the importance of creativity to get you inspired, refreshed and invigorated to go back to your own studio and book time in your calendar for YOU. In addition to the talk, I will be bringing a plethora of items to push your creative boundaries. I will be challenging you to think outside the box, get a little weird, have fun, and create without boundaries. Once you start shaking things up, you will be able to go back to your clients with a renewed sense of passion and excitement for the work.
*Why it's important to shake shit up
*Techniques that I use to find my creativity and fulfill my visions, including: music videos, prisms, reflections, projectors, double exposures, symbolism, colors, textures, different angles, dance, lens choice, iconic photography work, fashion, and props
*How to overcome the frustration of learning while creating
*Playful editing techniques to spark creativity
*Live shoot with model using a variety of the techniques and items.