Hi there, I'm Manali! A wedding & portrait photographer serving DC, VA & Worldwide. Click through for all my favorites from recent sessions, adventures and travels, as well as tips & tricks for clients! Grab a cup of coffee, relax, and feel free to connect with me elsewhere as well! Cheers to you!
Manali Photography is a wedding & couples' photography business based out of Washington D.C. and Charlottesville, VA. When she's not making couples laugh or editing for the fastest turnaround time you ever did see, you might find her with family & friends at a vineyard with cheese & rosé to share! Cheers!!
Doing anything for the first time is definitely nerve-wracking, anxiety inducing and generally not super fun for me, but I’m hosting my very first workshop for newer photographers in July and the fact that I am more excited than I am nervous about it is probably a sign that I’m onto something right! I started dreaming up what this would look like in January and quite literally made ALL my slides in 2 days when everyone in India was napping in the afternoons because I was really THAT excited about it!! I can’t wait to share everything that I’ve learned over the past couple of years with the attendees and help them dive into any pain points they’re looking to resolve as their goals for this year! If you are looking to spend a day learning all the ins and outs of running a photography business, photographing weddings, providing a stellar client experience and some strategies for balancing #allthethings both in life and business, this one’s for you!
When I was first started photography I knew that I wanted to learn as much as possible from someone who was photographing weddings for a living!! Sure there were so many helpful articles, blog posts, videos and webinars out there that I inhaled (yes, inhaled, I was a SPONGE) but I also knew that getting to learn from someone in person, make that face to face connection with them as well as other people in the same boat was invaluable. The only problem was that any workshop that I came across was quite frankly, expensive, and rightfully so!! It was hard to invest in that experience when I was still saving up to buy a new lens that I knew I’d need for a wedding day. I’ve talked with Jontell about this SO MUCH and this conundrum is really the heart behind why I’m hosting my workshop Friday, July 26th at Stone Tower Winery!
And let me tell you, it was NOT easy learning everything you need to when you’re first starting your business! I definitely had a turning point in my business when I started investing in education that helped me shortcut a bit of the time that was involved in learning and implementing all the things that really brought the growth and momentum in my business that I needed to take it full time. I want to pay it forward and teach all the things that I’ve learned and that have helped me get actual results over the past two years. Here’s a quick peak at what the workshop will look like:
3 hours of content
Time for personalized Q&A
Headshots for all attendees
2 hour wedding styled shoot
Lots of coffee, lunch, and wine on me if you so choose
I wanted this to be as valuable as possible so I am keeping ticket costs as low and packing in as much info as I possibly can in 8 hours for you guys, save for some time for headshots, the styled shoot and of course, all the Q&A! Learn all the deets and register here if you’re interested! If you have any friends that would be interested, please send this their way!