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Photography workshop by Nik Pekridis and Natalie Licini

June 7, 2013 /

 Photography workshop by Nik Pekridis at the Je Revele Castle with Natalie Licini in New Jersey October 15, 16 & 17th, 2013

Led by one of the world’s leading wedding photographers, with multiple awards and accolades from around the world. A respected judge at photographic institutions and societies around the world like the WPPI USA , SWPP UK and PWS Greece. Nik Pekridis is a passionate image maker who has clients from around the globe, high society… pop stars, and even royalty!

Join us and experience the adventure that will rocket you and your business to new heights of success. Niks’ calm and assured guidance and training is unparalleled.

Are you looking to kick-start your career… maybe you’re looking for a one stop shop workshop to get you up there.  Everything is open to discussion in a cheerful, friendly and concise way – Nik is an open book.


Watch as Nik masterfully explores the world of photography and shows you the methods and techniques he adopts for winning Gold Class Awards time and time again.
Learn with him as he shows you the most explosive and innovative methods of leaving the competition in ashes – forget dust – Ashes!

Experience live demonstrations of absolutely everything. Nothing is too much or little, too long or too short. Everything is laid bare and explained in such an easy way that with no effort at all you will fit it all into your normal workflow.

Lead the field and find out the amazing way Nik gets clients and destinations shoots day after day and always at HIS price!

The Power is in your hands as Nik will cover and uncover:
Do you SEE the light? What color is it? What is the direction, quality, and type of light? How does it make you FEEL?
Nik discusses the characteristics of light and most importantly HOW we use light to mold and contour and wrap around a human form to best show the most delicate of textures and three dimensionality. The end result? Depth and Emotion. Thus you create a feeling of being there – of actually living, feeling and breathing it all in.
This is it – you learn within minutes, yes literally minutes, how you can, with just a simple technique make a 2D image like 3D one which is full of life, emotion and grit. Just like the master artists did with their finest creations and who still today continue to do so. This will be the foundation for everything else.

Here is a brief outline:

Day One:  10AM – 5PM

Nik Pekridis will start the class off with a welcome presentation.
Class introduction.
The core of photography will be covered: from basic to advanced to get you up and running in no time. You will have a lot of AHA moments. Things will click into place.
Some of the things you will learn are lighting, molding light to body forms, posing singles, couples, plus size brides, a tall and short couple, using off camera flash and continuous lighting, shooting for the product, PJ storytelling, camera techniques and best practice workflow and much much more!
Critique of images – please bring couple of your best images on a USB stick. The critique is anonymous and students will find the information to be extremely helpful and positive to their continued growth and development.

Day Two  930AM – 5PM

This will be a fun day of photographing at a picturesque location.  Natalie  Licini’s studio is in a historic castle in Highland Park, just 40 minutes outside of New York City.   In addition to the spectacular indoor photos, we’ll be able to shoot on the grounds of this historic castle.

There will be 2 couples. You will get the opportunity to see how Nik beautifully poses, directs and shoots.
This will be followed by the students practicing and building the skills of what they’ve learnt over the two days by posing and photographing the models. This will be all about the students and developing their skill-set.
Please bring your cameras on this day along with 1 or 2 of your favorite lenses, and if you wish wireless transmitters and video lights.
This is also the Eve that everyone will eat/drink in the evening together…some of you till the early hours of the morning lol

Day Three 10AM – 5PM

This is the classroom day where the following subjects shall be covered my Nik and Natalie;
Branding and brand identity, workflow, post-production, album designs, sales & marketing.  You’ll be able to see first hand how a high end studio is owned and operated from the inside.
Towards the latter portion of the day there will be an open Q&A session so get your brains working on what you want to ask asap!
Please bring a laptop with Lightroom or Photoshop if you wish Nik to assist you with anything.


The timetable and structure of the workshop may change.
Day 2 – the hands on photography day may be switched to day 3 and is dependent upon the weather conditions at the time.  We will let you all know by the end of play on day 1.

We look forward to this intense, and jam-packed workshop. Whether you’re a full time photographer or a weekend warrior you will be delighted at the wealth of knowledge imparted here.

***For a look inside Nik’s recent workshop check out this highlight video:


3 day workshop at the Je Revele Castle: $700 pp

***EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:   $495 pp (Book before July 31, 2013)

Hotel & Travel Information:

For your convenience, the Hilton and Hyatt Hotels are located minutes away from the Je Revele Castle in Highland Park.   The Hyatt Hotel is located at 2 Albany St New Brunswick, NJ 08901‎.  For reservations: (732) 873-1234 website:  The Hilton Hotel is located 2 miles away at 3 Tower Center Blvd East Brunswick, NJ 08816‎.  For reservations: (732) 828-2000 website:  If you’re interseted in sharing a room with another attendee contact Nik or Natalie.


For our guests staying in NYC, we are just a 45/50 minute train.  The Je Revele studio is offering roundtrip transport to/from the train.


The Je Revele castle is located close to Newark International Airport:  JFK Airport and LaGuardia Airport are alternatives, but Newark is very convenient.

Any questions feel free to message Nik or Natalie – See You Soon!!!!

Nik Pekridis



 Natalie Licini                                                       

Je Revele Fine Art Photography Studio & Gallery

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