The Complete Photographer Program

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Introducing the Photograpy Accelerator

Ditch the endless guesswork, our team of experts have your roadmap to success.

The Director of Photographers University

Join Celebrity Fashion Photographer Tv Director & Executive Producer Kevin Michael Schmitz In The Ultimate 30-day Journey:

Step into the world of Kevin Michael Schmitz, a World Renowned Celebrity Fashion Photographer, TV Director, and Executive Producer. He’s the creative mind behind the TV show “Great Escapes,”that broadcast to over 2 million viewers on CBS, The CW, and Sky Vision Worldwide. He’s also the driving force behind Atreyu Productions and Indigo Productions, producing high-end commercials and advertising campaigns for Fortune 500 companies. His achievements extend beyond photography. A testament to this is his ownership of a grand 49-room, 13th-century French castle in Maréillat-en-Combraille, France, which serves as an exclusive venue for elite photoshoots, film productions, corporate events, and lavish weddings.

Furthermore, Kevin founded the esteemed Photography Workshop Series. Over 14 years, it has hosted over 150 distinguished workshops, setting new standards in photographic education. Holding both a Bachelor’s and an MFA in Photography, Kevin’s commitment to the art is unwavering — mentoring aspiring photographers towards unparalleled artistic excellence. With a portfolio that includes iconic brands such as Burberry, Versace, Sony, and Giorgio Armani, grasp this chance to hone your skills under his expert guidance.

What is the Photography Accelerator?

Our Mission

The Photography Workshop Series is the leading photographic and film production workshop series in the world.

With over 14 years and more than 150 workshops, we are dedicated to providing exceptional education, production experiences, and opportunities to empower photographers in their journey toward industry recognition and success.

Now, we’re looking to grow our impact, reaching even more photographers through our accelerator program.

30 Day Intensive Accelerator

The Photography Workshop Series is the leading photographic and film production workshop series in the world.

With over 14 years and more than 150 workshops, we are dedicated to providing exceptional education, production experiences, and opportunities to empower photographers in their journey toward industry recognition and success.

Now, we’re looking to grow our impact, reaching even more photographers through our accelerator program.

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Portfolio Mastery & Branding

Make your portfolio pop and your brand memorable. We’ll guide you to highlight what makes your work special and show you how to share it with the world. You’ll learn to stand out to the clients you want to attract and make a name for yourself in the photography world.

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Marketing Essentials for Photographers

Get noticed and booked by using social media and the web smartly. We’ll teach you practical ways to show off your work and grab attention online. You’ll learn how to draw in clients who are looking for your unique photography skills.

03

Networking & Industry Connections

Build valuable contacts that can help your career. In our course, you’ll learn the best ways to meet other photographers and industry bigwigs, making connections that matter. These relationships can lead to new jobs and chances to grow your business.

04

Expanding Clientele & Revenue

Grow your customer base and make more money. We’ll cover how to find clients who will love and pay for your photography. Learn the tricks to sealing the deal and boosting your income, turning your photography into a thriving business.
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Make your portfolio pop and your brand memorable. We’ll guide you to highlight what makes your work special and show you how to share it with the world. You’ll learn to stand out to the clients you want to attract and make a name for yourself in the photography world.
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Make your portfolio pop and your brand memorable. We’ll guide you to highlight what makes your work special and show you how to share it with the world. You’ll learn to stand out to the clients you want to attract and make a name for yourself in the photography world.
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Make your portfolio pop and your brand memorable. We’ll guide you to highlight what makes your work special and show you how to share it with the world. You’ll learn to stand out to the clients you want to attract and make a name for yourself in the photography world.
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Exclusive Workshops & Experiences

Joining the accelerator will not only equip you with invaluable skills but also grants you a 100% credit towards any future photography Experience or workshop. Remember, growth is a continuous journey. Extend beyond the accelerator to embrace our unparalleled in-person experiences.

Benefit from access to world-class models, high-end productions valued over $100k, and an exquisite collection of wardrobe and props. Uplift your photography and filmmaking endeavors with the best resources the industry has to offer.

Benefit from access to world-class models, high-end productions valued over $100k, and an exquisite collection of wardrobe and props. Uplift your photography and filmmaking endeavors with the best resources the industry has to offer.

Photographers Thrive with Us: Real Stories, Real Results

I was able to raise my rates, retained all of my good clients, and that hasn’t hurt anything with my business.
Thank you for assembling the Photography University series—it’s incredibly comprehensive, covering everything from branding and marketing to sales strategies and insider advice. It’s straightforward and now I have a clear path to enhance my skills, so thank you.
I feel like I have jumped so much further with you guys in a short time, than I ever did with others that have helped me.
Whenever I want to create high-quality photographic work, Kevin and his team have been there. So, I continue to lean on their wisdom to benefit both me and my portfolio.
This course has been a game-changer, significantly broadening my professional branding, marketing, and sales horizons. I’m now energized for the future, thanks to Kevin and his team’s exceptional support and training.
I’m so glad that I met you a few years ago. This journey of leaving one career and moving towards the photography path that I really want to pursue—I don’t think I would be on it if it weren’t for you.
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Accelerator Timeline

In our 30-day accelerator, you’ll master the pillars of photography through collaborative Group Live Sessions with Kevin and individual 1-on-1 expert consultations, offering a mix of community learning and personalized guidance.

Accelerator Timeline

In our 30-day accelerator, you’ll master the pillars of photography through collaborative Group Live Sessions with Kevin and individual 1-on-1 expert consultations, offering a mix of community learning and personalized guidance.

This Program Is For You If..

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You're a Photographer Look to Grow

This accelerator is designed for Photographers at all levels. Whether you’re aiming to learn and sharpen your skill set or looking to expand and scale your business, we provide the tools and insights to help you get there!

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Mentorship is Your North Star

If direct guidance from an industry leader like Kevin Michael Schmitz excites you, and you thrive on expert guidance, our program is your answer.

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Your Vision is Brand-Driven

If you want a photography brand that stands out and makes a lasting impression, this is the place to start.

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You’re all in, Every time

If you’re someone who takes action, remains dedicated to a goal, and is willing to put in the effort to achieve results, this program is for you.

How the process works

schedule a call

Start by clicking the button to select a program to be a part of, and then schedule your complimentary call with an expert.

one-on-one strategy

On the call, you’ll get all of your questions answered and receive a complimentary momentum session covering your photography, goals, and path to success.

all set to start

After the call, leave with a better understanding of your goals, but most importantly, be prepared to get started with the accelerator.

Why Photographers University?

Over the Past 14 years, We’ve helped Thousands of Photographers….

Create Unmatched Portfolios

Why Photographers University?

Win Awards & Get Published

Over the Past 14 years, We’ve helped Thousands of Photographers….

Land Major Brands & Campaigns

Foundations of photography

LIFETIME ACCESS TO ALL CONTENT

Signature Style Mastery

LIFETIME ACCESS TO ALL CONTENT

Industry Icon Program

LIFETIME ACCESS TO ALL CONTENT

Beginner

Core Skill Development

Begin shaping your photography business with a concentrated focus on a core area.

Goal: Learn an Essential Business Skill

For: Beginners in Business

Intermediate

All-Round Business Growth

Grow your photography business with our comprehensive program that integrates your skills in sales, marketing, networking, and branding, featuring insights from Kevin.

Goal: Improve All Your Business Skills

For: Growing Business Owners

Advanced

Exclusive Mentorship Experience

Achieve business excellence through direct mentorship from celebrity photographer and TV host Kevin Michael Schmitz, with opportunities for tailored coaching and credit towards live events.

Goal: Master the Photography Business

For: Established Professionals

The Most Common Questions ?

Photographer’s University is designed for anyone passionate about photography and videography, from beginners to professionals. Whether you’re starting fresh or aiming to grow your skills and business, our programs offer valuable insights, techniques, and strategies tailored to your needs.

To access our learning materials at Photographers University, begin with a personalized consultation to ensure the right fit for your goals. After this, you’ll be enrolled in recommended courses, granting you immediate and lifetime access to all materials. Start learning at your own pace and advance your photography skills.

At Photographers University, you’ll learn photography fundamentals, advanced techniques, editing, business strategies, portfolio development, and gain industry insights. Connect with professionals, access resources, and work towards photographic mastery while advancing your photography career.

Definitely! You can either get in contact with me through our chat widget, or you can schedule a time on our calendar and request for me in the notes 🙂

The time it takes to see results from Photographer’s University can vary depending on your starting point and how much effort you dedicate towards applying what you learn. Many of our students see noticeable improvements in their photography and videography skills within the first few weeks of working with me & my team. However, achieving major milestones, such as building a thriving photography business or mastering advanced techniques, may take several months of consistent practice and dedication. Rest assured, our course is designed to accelerate your progress, and the more effort you invest, the quicker you’ll see tangible results in your work and career.

Photographers University provides a rich array of learning materials, including video tutorials, downloadable resources, interactive forums, and personalized expert guidance. Our comprehensive materials cover photography fundamentals, advanced techniques, editing, business strategies, and industry insights to help you excel in your photography career.

Early Admission Now Open!

Don’t miss out on our exclusive presale! Secure your spot today and be among the elite photographers to join the accelerator. Act fast – availability is limited!
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