FREE TRAINING & RESOURCES
Here are the tools and resources I love and use every day. Some of my recommendations are affiliates, but I only recommend what I truly love and use myself. No matter what stage you're at in your business journey, the right people, courses and tools can save you dozens of hours and a whole lot of stress, giving you more time to do what you love.
TOOLS of the TRADE
The right resources can help you to shortcut your success.
Note: some of these links are affiliate links (*), which means I may get a commission if you purchase. However, none of the fees for these resources have been increased to compensate me. In fact, many of the creators of these tools have given me special discounts that I get to extend to you!
FOR NEWBORN & FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHERS
Master the Art of Simplicity For A Profitable & Sustainable Newborn & Family Photography Business.
Free Posing Guide Download
Welcome to my Free Posing Guide, your gateway to mastering newborn photography poses in my signature timeless white style!
Let this guide be your creative compass, guiding you through my favourite poses that will spark your creativity to create a full gallery of beautiful, client-adored photos within a simplistic setup.
Free Swaddle Wrapping Style Training
The priority of creating my wrapping styles was the safety and contentment of the baby I photographed.
I'll guide you step by step through creating the Swaddle Wrap, seamlessly settling the baby, and crafting various styles on the posing beanbag, all while exploring different shooting and lighting angles.
Free Facebook Community
Welcome to our vibrant community of over 10,000 like-minded photographers from around the globe!
Dive into a space where learning, inspiration, and growth, provide you with a platform to explore and enhance your photographic journey. Within our community, you'll discover invaluable free training and resources, encouraging you to question, share, and immerse yourself in the collective passion and craft of photography.
Soulmate Lightroom Preset
Their presets help me to speed up my workflow, give me consistent colors with a creative touch and flawless skin-tones for my Timeless White Photography Style.
Timeless White Photography Membership
Help your inspiration flow smoothly every time at your newborn, maternity and family photoshoots, leading you to capture perfect photos with confidence and only need simple editing.
10% off code: WELCOME10
Boost your business with great systems. It streamlines your work, saves time, and cuts costs. Enjoy better customer relations and consistent quality. A good system grows with your business, giving you more time for what matters most and balancing work and life. Discover my favourite systems that help my business more efficient and profitable.
* TONIC Website & Marketing Design
TONIC is redefined the “template.” Not just what they can be or how they can look, but the way they can elevate and transform the way you show up online. Welcome to TONIC — the industry's leading, completely-customizable website and marketing templates.
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* Studio Ninja CRM System
Studio Ninja CRM system changed the way I run my photography business. Now I have one system to manage all clients' bookings. And they can be integrated with the Pic Time Gallery together!
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* Pic Time Online Gallery & Sale System
Pic-Time offers a fresh and thoughtful approach to online galleries with a custom client store and marketing tools, all in one workspace.
Extra Free Month code: 43W9RP
* Kajabi Online Business Platform
Kajabi’s industry-leading all-in-one platform makes it simple to create a successful business online.
They’re creating a world where technology is no longer a barrier to building a successful business online
30-DAY FREE TRAIL
* Smart Albums Design System
SmartAlbums is a simple and powerful album builder for photographers.
Every layout in SmartAlbums is handcrafted by a graphic artist, putting thousands of professionally designed templates at your fingertips
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Photography conferences and workshops set in the picturesque landscapes of Bulgaria, catering to photographers of all skill levels and genres.
Professional Credentials / Image Competition / Resources / Member Perks
APNPI is the world’s first photographer’s association dedicated exclusively to newborn photographers! Distinguish yourself as a professional newborn photographer with internationally recognized and standardized APNPI Credentials.
30% off for life on any membership. AmbassadorShan30
This international contest invites photographers from around the world to showcase their unique perspectives, telling stories through captivating images that resonate with the heart. Whether you specialize in newborn, maternity, baby, or family photography, NPA is your platform to share your talents and vision with a global audience
TOOLS & PRODUCTS
These lights are lightweight and portable, ultra thin panel, powered by NP-F style or V-Lock batteries, adjustable colour temperature, features a backlit status LCD display.
Perfect for small studio spaces.
Timeless and tailor-made white leather folio box and albums from Graphistudio, Italy.
An incredible range of presentation boxes, handmade in Italy à la carte, featuring some of the finest leathers, natural fibres and high-quality leatherette.
If you want the Ultimate photo presentation products, with exceptional service and fast delivery, try 3XM. There's a reason why 1000's of photographers all over the world are choosing 3XM. I use their white mounts and USB flash drives for my clients.
FABRICS, CLOTHING & PROPS
Baby Props by Sally
Their presets help me to speed up my workflow, give me consistent colors with a creative touch and flawless skin-tones for my Timeless White Style.
Fleur d'amour Handmade
Handmade newborn photography backdrops and wraps.
15% off student discount on the first order.
Olli Ella are passionate about using natural and recycled materials to create a stunning collection of must have baby accessories for your little ones nursery.
Kit & Kin
Protecting your world, naturally. We offer a range of safe, eco-friendly and affordable products that are better for you but also better for the environment.
Beautiful, functional and luxurious leather playmats that are as soft as a blanket. Order your mat, gather your people and adventure in style today!
Dottie & Maie
Shop, create and be inspired by unique items you can't find anywhere else.
A beautiful marketplace.
Baltic Born Maternity Dress
Beautiful dresses help woman to feel empowered, confident, and beautiful at every stage of life.
Client Gift Idea
Designed to stand the test of time, BAMBINO BY JULIANA® was created to provide a brand to be there from the very beginning. From baby showers and scans to first birthdays, there is the perfect range for every occasion.
HEY I'M SHAN
Over the last 16 years, I have grown a successful photography business from the ground up and established a brand. My company has received many prestigious awards as an enterprise with excellence.
Today my expertise extends beyond the lens. I am also a passionate educator and speaker, dedicated to inspiring and empowering photographers like you to pursue your dreams, master your craft, and build thriving businesses centred around your passions, all while living life to its fullest potential.