Capture your Art, Tell your Story
Even though I'm not a photographer, I always make sure that my photo's not only represent the story that I tell but also the quality I aspire as a businessowner. In this class I will teach you how to make your photo's stand out and meet your artistic vision. After all a picture is worth a thousand words.
Share your story,
frame by frame
In an era that is ruled by image, social media and online presence, it can feel quite overwhelming to keep up with that game. Let me tell you that you don't have to be a professional photographer nor have fancy equipment. I started from scratch and worked with what I had. The image you see here, has made it all over the internet. I made it, at least 15 years ago with my first tiny cheap digital camera and a lamp that is used on construction sites. To tell my story in one image I added some jewelry, face art and a khmissa and this became the branding of my business when i started back in the days. Of course my sister is a great model too and I don't underestimate that!
What will I learn
With some simple ways and some time and effort you too can make your photo's do the story telling work for you. It is challenging, but also very rewarding when you will see the difference and progress you make. I will share with you my experiences, insights and handy tricks. You will learn about light, color theory, working with props, handposing, balanced framing, focus and depth.
~ FREE BONUS ~
voor deze class heb ik echt nog geen idee?!?!? ik zit te denken aan iets wat ze kunnen maken en als prop kunnen gebruiken misschien wel mijn spraakballonnen zit nu ook te denken aan filters of frames die ze voor hun foto's kunnen gebruiken. misschien wel met i'm a happy henna habiba ofzo alhoewel ik dat natuurlijk misschen wil voor mensen die alle lessen doen...
What to expect and understand
You might feel overwhelmed and you might not even know where to begin when it comes to capturing your art. During this class we go through all the different aspects step by step. You will get theorical knowledge but at the same time you will bring it into practise by executing the exercises. You will be guided by my instructions and feedback on your work will be provided during live Q & A
How will you feel after this class
With my guidance you will (re)discover the joy that capturing your art can bring. You will feel more confident in your photographing skills and the way you look at photo's will become more conscious and aware.
How to get there?
The class is broken down in different subjects. Each subject comes with theory and practises. By bringing the things you learn into practise immediately will help you to achieve new skills. During live Q & A you will have the chance to ask all the questions that came up during your practise sessions and feedback on your work will be given by me.
What will I receive
PPT presentation with my approach, tips and tricks
PDF sheets to fill in and help you become aware of your narrative
FAQ’s or FTI’s (frequently thought ideas 🙂 )
I think it's more important to focus on my henna skills, that is more beneficial for my clients
What do I need to have ready to be able to take the class?
For how long will the class be accessible after purchase?
What if I can’t be present during the live Q & A?
I’m new to henna is this for me?
I already know how to make nice pictures of my artwork. Do I need to take this class?
Is this class for me?
My classes are suitable for all levels unless mentioned otherwise.
That being said there are some conditions that I hold up to garantee a succesful achievement.
This class is for you if:
- you have strong motivation to bring your visual narrative to the next level
- you are willing to work and spend time on your practises and theory
- you are serious about your (Henna) Art
- you are open to feedback and willing to grow
I'm your teacher
Salam! My name is Fatima Oulad Thami and I am often asked: why did you choose to do henna? But that is not how I see it. I did not choose to do henna, henna chose me. I am merely the instrument, the window, the bridge, medium, whatever you wish to call it, through which the story of Henna Art may be told. Henna is magical. Once it has touched your heart, it digs itself into your soul and will not let you go. The passion for this ancestral art became my way of life.
Why would you learn from me
Moroccan Henna culture is not only my expertise but also my deepest passion. I have been running my Henna business professionally for 20 + years. In addition to the henna services I offer, I also run a Henna supplies webshop and a Henna academy. I have been asked to teach at the most prominent henna conferences worldwide. I have inspired thousands of women so far to embrace the Moroccan Henna style and acknowledge its value. Now it’s your turn to embrace this meaningful authentic beauty ritual and experience how it will change your life.
National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Intangible heritage includes a.o. practices, knowledge and skills that express cultural identity and diversity. I actively propagate and safeguard the practition of Moroccan Henna Art and therefor I ‘m an ambassador of Intangible Cultural Heritage since 2014. Henna Art was added to the National Inventory of Intangible and Cultural Heritage in the Netherlands due to my safeguarding plans. This Inventory charts Intangible Heritage and helps communities and artisans to safeguard their traditions and preserve them for future generations.
The compilation of the National Inventory is one of the obligations the Netherlands undertook to fulfill when the UNESCO Convention for the safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage was ratified.
Happy Henna Habiba's
Everything she touches she adorns with meticulous perfection and intention
We met personally at the East West Mehndi Meet in Hungary.
Fatima is a teacher with so much content, it seems infinite. I am impressed by her dedication and how much her knowledge is based on in-depth studies. She is a very attentive and caring teacher, but above all, I admire her passion for rescuing the ancient art and culture of henna, and propagating it through teaching. The best I learned from her was about the amazigh henna simbols and magics, but I wish to have much more classes with her, and continue to learn.
- Rosana Mehandi -
She has so much knowledge on Moroccan design
Fatima is a fabulous artist. She makes you feel good instantly. Kind hearted and her henna designs are amazing!
Fatima is a great teacher. She has so much knowledge on Moroccan design, more than anyone I know. She is very passionate and is an inspiration. I have learned so much from her. I have nothing but love ❤
Rebecca van der Ploeg
- Becca Henna -
To meet her personally was a personal dream that came true
I met Fatima through our mutual henna passion. Fatima is a perfectionist. I adore her way of planning each detail. Fatima is born to teach.
I took a class at the Henna Dreams Weekend. To meet her personally was a personal dream that came true.
We hired her to teach the German henna group. Just a perfect experience. She is a amazing person and most talented. Don't have any doubts to hire her.
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