Sunday, February 25, 10:15 AM - 4:15 PM

    High End Portrait Retouching - Updated Get ready for a newly updated advanced photoshop experience. Learn from a professional high-end retoucher, as she retouches a beauty portrait. Learn all the highly guarded techniques that professional retouchers don’t want you to know, and then retouch your images like a pro, without spending... ...read more...
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    Kristina Sherk

    For the past 10 years, Kristina Sherk has been a high-end photo retoucher serving her clients around the world. Kristina is called the “picture whisperer” by some. She learned Photoshop full time during her undergraduate degree and likes to joke saying she ‘majored in Photoshop.’ Over the past few years...

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    Sunday, February 25, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

      Lola Melani will teach you how to capture and create the perfect lighting while using simple studio set ups to create stunning images. She will demonstrate her world renowned simplistic style in photographing the pregnant form. This class will allow you to gain the skills needed to maximize each set... ...read more...
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      Lola Melani

      Celebrity Photographer | Founder, The Lola Melani Fund Acclaimed celebrity photographer Lola Melani is known for her elegant and intimate portraits, which have been featured in media worldwide. Melani specializes in maternity, newborn and boudoir photography, and her style blends editorial, fashion and fine art portraits. Her signature look has attracted...

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        Portrait photographers need a solid, fast and repeatable workflow. In this class, Matt walks you through the best ways to organize your photos, get them in to Lightroom, and work through a photo shoot. You’ll learn how to find the photos you need fast, as well as some of the... ...read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Matt Kloskowski

        Matt is a landscape/outdoor photographer that teaches post processing techniques at seminars and conferences around the world. ...

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          In the "selfie" world, the public are turning to professional photographers less and less.  Our obligation when they do is to provide STUNNING service, STELLAR images, and a SUPERB experience. Part of that is knowing how to pose correctly. Not just the physical act of positioning your subject, but how... ...read more...
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          Mike Long
          Portland Pin-Ups

          A very American Englishman Mike Long: I have been lucky enough to have had two births the first was in the very early 1970s in England. I lived a very happy, if somewhat beige life, settling in London where I lived for over 10 years. I was then reborn when my...

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            After years as a successful entertainment advertising photographer, shooting marketing campaigns for TV and film projects, Mathieu decided that his skill set would make him uniquely qualified to shoot multi-day lifestyle libraries for advertising clients. This wasn’t an overnight switch. Mathieu studied the industry, made a plan, shot loads of... ...read more...
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            Mathieu Young

            A professional freelance photographer and director, Mathieu Young’s work is grounded in three pillars: emotion, story, and style. He has served the giants (Bose, Samsung, Showtime, Paramount Pictures) and won awards for social enterprise campaigns in Tanzania, Kenya, Cambodia, and Nicaragua. He covered the 2008 elections for CNN, landed independent...

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              Boudoir is for EVERY body, and in this dynamic posing and lighting Master Class, Jacquelynn will teach you everything she knows about using shadows and light to shape shift women into their most beautiful, and confident selves. Jacquelynn will discuss studio light, natural light, unconventional light, and how all of... ...read more...
              Speaker(s)
              Jacquelynn Buck
              Photography by Jacquelynn Buck

              Jacquelynn is a full-time, totally enamored photographer {#dreamlife}, foodie {#sotasty}, wine-lover {#drinkme}, travel junkie {#takemethere #morethanonce} and coffee addict {#wakemeup} She has been living her dream for nine years and currently owns a boutique studio in Tucson AZ, photographing weddings, family portraits, seniors, and, of course, boudoir - her first...

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              Sunday, February 25, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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                Speaker(s)
                Denise Birdsong
                SIMPLY SHOOTQ

                Denise Birdsong is a San Francisco based International Photographer specializing in emotive wedding and boudoir photography. Her unique perspective and approach to directing and capturing imagery that is full of emotion and intimacy has made her a highly sought after educator as well as an influential member of the photography...

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                  The goal of Eric’s presentation will be to teach photographers how to use a photo booth to create a new income stream and add to their existing client base. During Eric’s presentation he will go over all aspects of the photo booth business and discuss the nuances of making it... ...read more...
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                  Eric Barry
                  MediaBooth Pro, LLC

                  Eric Barry as an award-winning professional photographer and owner of three successful businesses: Eric Barry Photography, Wicked Booth and MediaBooth Pro. Eric has been a photographer for 14 years and platform speaker at the annual Photo Booth Expo for the past two years and is excited to bring his insight,...

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                  Sponsored by: MediaBooth Pro
                    Jos and Tree know that the art of photography begins with the art of communication. Discover their best kept secrets about how they bond with their clients to develop trust for a fun, creative and authentic experience. Let us get back to storytelling, listening and deeper connection with our clients... ...read more...
                    Speaker(s)
                    Jos Woodsmith

                    Jos and Tree are a husband wife team who run JOS studios in Portland, Oregon. Jos started their photography business 2004 and in 2008 Tree joined him. Their creative lifestyle, wedding, and commercial photography has taken them all over the US and Europe. Sporting hats, goblets and a one of...

                    Tree Woodsmith

                    Jos and Tree are a husband wife team who run JOS studios in Portland, Oregon. Jos started their photography business 2004 and in 2008 Tree joined him. Their creative lifestyle, wedding, and commercial photography has taken them all over the US and Europe. Sporting hats, goblets and a one of...

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                      Getting new clients is hard. Getting the type of clients you want to work with is even more difficult. We will discuss all the traditional ways to market and advertise, then determine what works. Where is the most bang for your buck? These are simple techniques anyone can do to help... ...read more...
                      Speaker(s)
                      William Innes
                      Panasonic

                      After an exciting career running aerospace companies and a keen interest in all things photography related - a fluke request by his nephew to photograph his wedding propelled William into an industry he continues to be passionate about today. William has been photographing weddings fulltime for over 12 years. “To be...

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                      Sponsored by: Panasonic
                        This instructional and inspirational 90 minute WPPI Platform Session will illustrate how use of Creative Lighting on location with Speedlights and with Lightpainting can be influential in transforming the image style and branding of any photographer. Speedlighting: The first 45 minutes will be a Step-by-Step instructional teaching where attendee’s will gain... ...read more...
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                        David Black
                        MANAGING DIRECTOR
                        JONES LANG LASALLE AMERICAS

                        Dave is a Nikon Ambassador and a freelance photographer for 38 years. His career work in SPORTS for Sports Illustrated and Newsweek include 12 Olympic Games and specialized lighting projects for the National Geographic. Known for his creative use of Speedlights and artistic technique of Lightpainting Dave teaches workshops throughout the...

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                          Keys to High End Weddings   A blueprint for boutique wedding studios  In this class you'll find out exactly what Vanessa does to book $9-18,000 weddings and how she's created successful packages and pricing to turn a profit. Understand the psychology and math behind booking your top packages and creating value... ...read more...
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                          Vanessa Joy

                          Vanessa Joy has been an influential wedding photographer in the photography community for years. Starting her photographic journey in 1998, she has since earned 5 college degrees, received a PPA Photographic Craftsman degree, started her own business in 2008, and began teaching around the world in 2009. Vanessa has spoken...

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                          Sponsored by: Miller's Lab, Profoto

                          Sunday, February 25, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                            Chicago-based wedding and editorial photographer Collin Pierson has evolved his business to not just be built on wedding referrals. By utilizing the resources of his local market, he has grown his business to photograph major hotel brands advertisements, wedding decor designers works of art, and dress designers latest fashions on... ...read more...
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                            Collin Pierson

                            Collin Pierson is a lifestyle and destination wedding photographer based in Chicago, Illinois. After working for newspapers, in professional sports, and in his own studio Collin created a style that is both candid and dramatic. Collin's passionate and personalized approach toward his profession and clients is reflected in the...

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                              In the creative world, it's easy to become overwhelmed by inquiries, emails, client management, etc. Managing clients as a creative, can be quite the challenge, as you're being taken away from your family and passion to push desk work more than you'd like. Let's face it, we are all here... ...read more...
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                              Cierra Johnson-Hicks

                              Cierra is a nationally published wedding and portrait photographer. A southern belle at heart, Cierra was born and raised in the eclectic city of New Orleans, LA. In business 6 years, Cierra has been featured in Grace Ormond, New Orleans Weddings Magazine, Munaluchi Bridal Magazine, The Coordinated Bride, The Wedding...

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                                VINNY LABELLA & NACHO MORA   International award winning wedding photographers  will take you through the essentials of wedding photojournalism.   We wil teach you how to learn wedding photojournalism from A to Z and  tell a story for your clients with stunning "Authentic Moments" images and how to go beyond your... ...read more...
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                                Nacho Mora

                                Nacho Mora discovered his true passion as a wedding photographer and goes the extra mile to capture each moment with exceptional style. Togeter with Vinny LaBella their award-winning approach to capture the essence of a wedding in an creative and artistic way has been recognized internationally. As true artists, they...

                                Vinny LaBella

                                Before becoming a photographer, Vinny Labella enjoyed a successful career as a professional dancer. Today, she embraces that same graceful artistry and attention to detail in her photography. Above all, she loves challenging herself to creatively document the details and moments that make each wedding day unique. After studying...

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                                Sponsored by: Zenfolio
                                  Digital printing is one of the most mysterious, confusing and misunderstood features of photography. Folks don’t know what they don’t know and the resources for acquiring real, accurate and relevant information without compromising quality is limited.  If you want to add printing to the package you offer to your customers,... ...read more...
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                                  Eric Joseph
                                  FREESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES

                                  Eric Joseph is a photographer and Senior Vice President of New Business and Product Development at Freestyle Photographic Supplies. Eric graduated from California State University, Northridge in 1985 with a B.A. in Art, Specializing in Photography. With over 30 years of experience in the photographic industry, he has unique access to...

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                                    Understanding the human form is an essential skill for photographers. The best photojournalists know how to use this without ever having to interact with their subject. Pierre will share numerous techniques from his new book "Foundations of Posing" for hiding weight, toning and melding form with lighting to complete your... ...read more...
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                                    Pierre Stephenson

                                    "Pierre Stephenson, M.Photog., Cr Pierre is a professional photographer and mentor, author of Foundations of Posing, and adjunct professor of photography at Madison College. His diverse portfolio of work includes portraiture, wedding, commercial and underwater photography, as well as a personal love for urban exploration photography. His...

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                                      It's not every day that a new photographic genre springs up and takes the world by storm. And yet that is exactly what has happened with professional "birth photography" in the past 5-10 years. The popularity of the new genre has grown so fast that the industry is scrambling to... ...read more...
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                                      Selena Rollason
                                      Brisbane Birth Photography

                                      Selena Rollason is an internationally award winning professional birth photographer from Queensland, Australia who has built a full time career photographing birth. Her birth images are known worldwide and beautifully document some of the most raw and special moments that families experience on the day they meet their baby. She...

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                                      Sunday, February 25, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Shawn Lee

                                        Shawn Lee is the founder and owner of Shawn Lee Studios in Southfield, MI and Detroit, MI. Shawn is a photography instructor for and Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan and is the head of diversity for the Professional Photographers of America. He is also the co-founder of XPOSURE 101...

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                                          Are you dying inside? Do you feel like the very reason you started your business (your love of the art... freedom... flexibility...) is the very thing you lack because you are drowning in the daily grind and trying to keep your business afloat amid all the To Dos? Join Zach... ...read more...
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                                          Jody Gray
                                          Gray Photography, LLC

                                          Zach & Jody Gray began their wedding photography business in 2007, and within a year were making a 6-figure income. The following year they were named one of Nashville’s Top Wedding Photographers, and quickly became international speakers on business and shooting. They have personally instructed and coached over 1,200 photographers at...

                                          Zach Gray

                                          Zach & Jody Gray began their wedding photography business in 2007, and within a year were making a 6-figure income. The following year they were named one of Nashville’s Top Wedding Photographers, and quickly became international speakers on business and shooting. They have personally instructed and coached over 1,200 photographers at...

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                                            Do you find yourself intimidated by the idea of offering albums to your clients?  In this seminar, learn to double your income by creating and selling your clients the albums they already want!...
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                                            Jessica Claire
                                            JESSICA CLAIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

                                            Jessica Claire has been a wedding photographer for over 15 years catering to a discerning and high-end clientele in Los Angeles and beyond. Michael Norwood is the owner of Madera Books, a handcrafted heirloom album company based out of Charleston, SC....

                                            Michael Norwood

                                            Michael Norwood has over 10 years of experience as a wedding photographer and teacher. In 2011 he founded the album company Madera Books when he saw a need in the market for gorgeous, handcrafted albums to serve as heirlooms for his wedding clients. Since then, Madera Books has...

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                                              Most photographers & videographers, we consider ourselves storytellers, yet we don't take advantage of the power of having a Story Strategy throughout out branding, marketing, and sales process. Join Christine Tremoulet to learn how to use your message & content to stand out in your market and to no longer... ...read more...
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                                              Christine Tremoulet

                                              Christine Tremoulet is a story strategist who helps others connect with clarity & confidence. Her years of experience as a photographer, blogger, and digital strategist have helped her hone the method of using story to grow your business and make more money. ...

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                                                In a photography market flooded by competition, how does one stand out? Producing great work is only half of the work needed. The next essential step is using the power of print to make your work, your vision stand out and get you hired. Hear how 3 photographers, Alexis Cuarezma,... ...read more...
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                                                Mr.  Alexis Cuarezma

                                                Alexis Cuarezma is a San Francisco-based photographer who specializes in both on-location and in-studio portraiture. A passion for bold visuals has colored his whole life, and his childhood interest was nurtured at CSUEB, where he studied art, graphic design and photography. He's an Alumnus of the prestigious Eddie Adams Workshop...

                                                Daryna Barykina

                                                Daryna Barykina is Ukrainian-born beauty, fashion and self-portraiture photographer, who specializes in conceptual vivid imagery. Her well-crafted lighting combined with vibrant color palette creates memorable work. Daryna conveys her vision through well-produced stylized stories, involving a lot of movement and sensuality. Her work can be seen in major professional beauty...

                                                Kitfox Valentin
                                                Bay Photo Lab

                                                NYC Conceptual Photographer, Kitfox Valentín's specialties fall into two realms best described as whimsical and beautifully awkward. In the first, Kitfox believes in creating a connection with viewers through whimsical and relatable visuals. Working to develop and express a client's vision, he finds it very rewarding to work in concept...

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                                                Sponsored by: Bay Photo
                                                  Join one of America's most profitable photographers, Sarah Petty, and her 16-year-old son John "Jack" as they walk you through how to price, market and brand a photo booth business that commands more per booking than its competitors. This dynamic duo created Jack's photo booth business differently than Sarah Petty's... ...read more...
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                                                  Jack Petty

                                                  John "Jack" Petty is a 16 year-old entrepreneur who started his business, Jack and the Box Photography, at the age of 15. He is techie who fixes everything for his entrepreneur parents, an active boy scout currently working on his Eagle Scout ranking and has been dubbed "drone man" by...

                                                  Sarah Petty

                                                  Sarah Petty began her career in the marketing department at the world's largest brand, Coca-Cola Enterprises. She went on to direct the marketing campaigns of many small businesses at a top regional advertising agency and after earning her MBA, Petty opened her boutique photography studio in 2001 and has been...

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                                                    Forget the old saying “A picture is worth a thousand words.” With an estimated 1.8 billion photos viewed daily, your brand’s images must be worth much more to rise above the chatter of the visual revolution. Kristi Drago-Price, former Photo Director of Conde Nast’s BRIDES and founder of Editor’s Edge, taps... ...read more...
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                                                    Kristi Drago-Price

                                                    Kristi Drago-Price is the brain behind Editor’s Edge, a boutique Visual Marketing, and Content Consulting Agency. Combining her Fine Arts education from the Fashion Institute of Technology and School of Visual Arts with years of professionally photographing weddings and over a decade of experience as the photo director of Condé...

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                                                    Monday, February 26, 4:00 AM - 5:30 PM

                                                      Join Cliff Mautner, Nikon Ambassador, WPPI lifetime achievement award winner, 2 time grand award winner, and straight shooter, as he delivers a fresh seminar that reflects upon what he did to succeed, and perhaps more importantly, the huge mistakes that were made along the way so you can avoid them.... ...read more...
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                                                      Cliff Mautner

                                                      Cliff Mautner's career in photography spans 33 years. After shooting for 15 years and 6000 assignments as a photojournalist with the Philadelphia Inquirer, as well as shooting for an eclectic array of commercial clients ranging from Comcast to Subaru, Cliff launched his wedding photography career. After about 900 weddings or...

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                                                      Monday, February 26, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

                                                        With two sessions planned for the day , after the first session photographing a professional model outdoors, the second is all about the final product. Learn how to see and use light to create visually powerful images straight out of camera. Nick will show you how to prompt and pose your... ...read more...
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                                                        Nick Ghionis

                                                        The exquisite alchemy between the man, the camera lens and the subject, have made Nick Ghionis a Master Photographer. His images capture our dreams! Nick’s meteoric rise in the international world of photography has been nothing less than remarkable. Although his career spans over 25 years, it was at the insistence...

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                                                          Cinemagraphs.  Biggest trend in digital content creation.  Learn how to shoot and edit mind blowing cinemagraphs in only 4 hours.  This is the edge to separate yourself from other photographers and filmmakers.  The top brands in the world have only recently started using cinemagraphs so your not too late.  You... ...read more...
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                                                          Joe Switzer

                                                          Joe has been directing and shooting for over 12 years. In his career he has worked on a wide variety of projects that have given him the skills to get the perfect shot, efficiently. Joe has worked on projects for Disney, Miller-Coors, Big Ten Network, Milwaukee Brewers, AB-InBev, and 84...

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                                                            Work with better clients. Be treated with more respect. Get paid what you’re worth.  If you struggle when asking for money, this seminar is for you. The dilemma: The empathy and sensitivity that we creatives use to create work that connects emotionally works against us at the bargaining table where the rush... ...read more...
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                                                            Ted Leonhardt

                                                            Ted Leonhardt’s interest, which started in design, has grown into a passion for helping all creatives get full value in the global market place. He has taught negotiation training classes specifically tailored for creatives in the US and UK. Through his consulting practice Ted currently works with creatives in the...

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                                                              The Triangle of Light / Lighting for any event. How many times have you been tasked with creating a photograph in worst possible light or location? I don't always have the opportunity of shooting at the golden hour. You can't publish an excuse. I want to share with you how... ...read more...
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                                                              Bob Davis

                                                              A father takes one of his proudest moments as he walks arm in arm with his daughter, now transformed into a beautiful woman, down the aisle as he silently remembers the story she has created in his life, from boisterous little girl to blushing bride. This love story is an...

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                                                                These days everyone can use a headshot. It is a perfect category to bring clients into your studio or to get started by shooting on location. It is a way to become known in your community and can lead to more substantial work as you build a client base and... ...read more...
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                                                                Lori Patrick

                                                                Lori Patrick started producing headshots in 2006 for a newspaper covering arts and entertainment. She started her studio service soon after. In 1983 she studied with New York Institute of Photography. As a community builder she is host of Headshots with Lori Patrick on Facebook where she fosters those learning...

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                                                                Sponsored by: Finao
                                                                  Whether you are just starting out in the photography business or if you are a hardened pro with years of experience under your belt, this program will take you to the next level. This seminar will introduce you to the exciting, rewarding, and profitable worlds of digital event imaging, creating... ...read more...
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                                                                  Neal Clipper
                                                                  Abbey Photographers

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                                                                  Monday, February 26, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

                                                                    Chicago-based wedding photographer Collin Pierson will show you how the architecture and light of a city can change the game for your wedding, portrait, and engagement sessions. This Photo Walk is great for those who want to step away from "safe" photos and add that something extra to engagement shoots.... ...read more...
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                                                                    Collin Pierson

                                                                    Collin Pierson is a lifestyle and destination wedding photographer based in Chicago, Illinois. After working for newspapers, in professional sports, and in his own studio Collin created a style that is both candid and dramatic. Collin's passionate and personalized approach toward his profession and clients is reflected in the...

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                                                                      There is a huge difference between taking photos of an event and strategically photographing moments that are interconnected and together tell an incredible story. Your camera can become more than just a photo taking device and instead become a tool to offer your clients photographs that hold deep meaning. In... ...read more...
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                                                                      Roberto Valenzuela

                                                                      Roberto Valenzuela is a photographer based in Beverly Hills, CA. He has been honored by Canon USA to be one of the few chosen photographers to be part of their prestigious Canon Explorer of Light program. Roberto developed his unique teaching style by following the same practice regimen he developed...

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                                                                        Adventures in creating your own mini-empire… A Platform or Master Class conversation on where & how to market & what comes next…  In this info-packed, practical presentation Tracey & Dee will share how they took their business to the world, how they created their own market (in a very foreign... ...read more...
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                                                                        Dee Green
                                                                        37 Frames Photography

                                                                        Tracey Taylor and Dee Green are the creative force behind 37 Frames Photography. Based in Tokyo Japan, this Australian duo are multi-award winning wedding photographers both in Asia and worldwide. Tracey & Dee were named in the World's Top 30 Wedding Photographers for 2015 by Signature Weddings, and both were...

                                                                        Tracey Taylor

                                                                        Tracey Taylor and Dee Green are the creative force behind 37 Frames Photography. With studios in Tokyo, Japan & Brisbane, Australia, this duo are multi-award winning wedding photographers worldwide. In 2016 Tracey & Dee were named in the Top 150 International Photographers in the World by SLR Lounge & in...

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                                                                          Learn how to work out in the open day or night and under the pressure of an editorial shoot.  This photowalk will demonstrate how to quickly set up situations for a fashion editorial shoot when time is of the essence. ...
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                                                                          Hiram Trillo

                                                                          Hiram is an international wedding photographer based out of Fort Worth, Texas. In his career, he has won multiple international awards including WPPI's Grand Award in photojournalism as well as 1st and 2nd in wedding photojournalism. He was selected as one of Rangefinders 30 Rising stars of wedding...

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                                                                          Sponsored by: Miller's Lab
                                                                            It would be fabulous if we all had model couples as clients, ones who knew how to stand, pose and interact with one another. But the reality is, real couples aren't models. And helping couples interact genuinely and naturally can be challenging. In this fast-paced photowalk, Jacquelynn will reveal her... ...read more...
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                                                                            Jacquelynn Buck
                                                                            Photography by Jacquelynn Buck

                                                                            Jacquelynn is a full-time, totally enamored photographer {#dreamlife}, foodie {#sotasty}, wine-lover {#drinkme}, travel junkie {#takemethere #morethanonce} and coffee addict {#wakemeup} She has been living her dream for nine years and currently owns a boutique studio in Tucson AZ, photographing weddings, family portraits, seniors, and, of course, boudoir - her first...

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                                                                              Your studio's design is your first introduction to your client and it is important that that first impression be a great one.  Jen will show you tips and tricks to make designing easier and more efficient and help you to learn the "whys and hows" of what make good design.... ...read more...
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                                                                              Jen Hillenga

                                                                              After receiving and Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art and Graphic Design and working for several studios, Jen Hillenga started her own studio in 2004 in Savage, Minnesota. Jen focuses on the story behind each image and the internal as well as external beauty of each subject by relating to...

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                                                                              Sponsored by: Adorama
                                                                                If awkward posing or unpolished direction is an obstacle for your photo shoots, sign up for Posed to Playful right now! Phillip & Eileen's playful techniques have been adopted by thousands of photographers and make direction easy. Plus the authentic emotion they add to portraits naturally results in incredible customer... ...read more...
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                                                                                Eileen Blume
                                                                                BLUME PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS LLC

                                                                                Phillip and Eileen Blume are award-winning; socially conscious creatives just crazy enough to believe art can change the world. Transforming their rural home studio into a top brand and official "fastest-growing business," they now work with clients worldwide. Charitable projects (such as their documentary film Lost Boys of Paradise) are...

                                                                                Phillip Blume
                                                                                BLUME PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS LLC

                                                                                Phillip and Eileen Blume are award-winning; socially conscious creatives just crazy enough to believe art can change the world. Transforming their rural home studio into a top brand and official "fastest-growing business," they now work with clients worldwide. Charitable projects (such as their documentary film Lost Boys of Paradise) are...

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                                                                                  Join Dawn Davis from Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design, along with Julie Roth Novack, CEO and Co-Founder of PartySlate, a new wildly popular marketing platform, as they share digital marketing strategies to build your brand and drive qualified leads. Dawn is the “Master of Frugal”, and she shares... ...read more...
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                                                                                    1 - Organic Business Approach          -  Setting yourself up to succeed (how get clients to let you do what you are bloody good at.)          -  Managing client expectations (no, the album never came with glossy pages)          -  In person meetings for the win (make friends not sales)          -  How to... ...read more...
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                                                                                    James Simmons
                                                                                    JAMES SIMMONS PHOTOGRAPHY

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                                                                                      Be inspired and understand the mind-set, skills and personal development needed to be a successful business owner. As a qualified life and business coach, Mark will challenge and help you learn valuable techniques to overcome barriers and get “un-stuck”, gain clarity and direction and discover what a successful business looks... ...read more...
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                                                                                      Mark Rosetto

                                                                                      Mark Rossetto is an international award winning Master Photographer with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), an international keynote speaker and a qualified Photography Business and Life Coach. By the age of 25, Mark had a dream of running his own photography studio. However, he quickly realised that he needed...

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                                                                                        Are you intimidated by off-camera flash? Do you own flashes and triggers, but not know how to use them? Have you wondered how to light couples to create a "wow" image? If you replied yes to any of these questions, you've come to the right place! It's easy to create... ...read more...
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                                                                                        Ning Wong
                                                                                        Ning Wong Studios

                                                                                        Ning's diverse career path is what makes him so unique and versatile. Right after UCLA, he started out as an electrical engineer, became an IT Director, dove into sales and marketing, and finally ended up as a Microsoft technical trainer and corporate event planner. After leaving the corporate rat race...

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                                                                                        Monday, February 26, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                                                                                          A regular face at WPPI, Kenny Kim always brings clear, meaningful, practical messages to his Master Classes.  With eleven years of shooting destination weddings under his belt, Kim will share his treasure trove full of insights about how to be an effective wedding photographer. You will walk away with solid... ...read more...
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                                                                                          Kenny Kim
                                                                                          Kodak Alaris

                                                                                          Since 2006, Kenny Kim Photography has quickly grown into a nationally recognized studio and Kenny's work, which spans the globe in over 200 weddings and destination events throughout the US, China, Korea, Ireland, England, France, Italy, Mexico, various Caribbean islands and more. He has been featured in numerous photography...

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                                                                                            ‘Winning photography awards at WPPI is what most Wedding Photographers aspire to.  In this 120 minutes Masterclass, Scott, an International award-winning Wedding Photographer with many years experience as an International print judge will give you an insight to what judges are looking for in a competition image.  Not only that,... ...read more...
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                                                                                              Douglas Spotted Eagle
                                                                                              OWNER & CEO
                                                                                              SUNDANCE MEDIA GROUP

                                                                                              Douglas is a primary instructor and industry consultant for Sundance Media Group, Inc. and VASST, authoring several books and DVDs and serving as an advisor and guide for videographers, software manufacturers and broadcasters. Skydiving since 2006 and instructing UAS since 2012, Douglas is an accomplished aerial photographer who thrives in...

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                                                                                              Sponsored by: SMG
                                                                                                Increase your Productivity, creativity and resiliency while providing a client experience that makes them love you more and spend more too! Take the risk out of your client's hand, and put it into your own. Show them how confident you are that they will absolutely love what you do. Make... ...read more...
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                                                                                                Jacklyn Greenberg

                                                                                                Jacklyn's edge lies in her unique ability to engage and connect with people on a level that delves beyond the surface and into the deeper realm of energy and emotion. This comes, in part, from her extensive travels and immersion in foreign cultures with extended stays overseas in Italy and...

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                                                                                                  When it comes to booking more weddings and portraits, getting published and winning awards, your portfolio is your biggest asset and your greatest challenge. In this informative class taught by Blair deLaubenfels, the creator of Junebug Weddings' Best of the Best Awards and co-founder of Prints.ly, you'll learn how to... ...read more...
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                                                                                                  Blair Delaubenfels
                                                                                                  Renaissance Albums

                                                                                                  With over 18 years of experience in the photo industry, Blair deLaubenfels is a former wedding photographer, and a co-founder of Junebug Weddings and Prints.ly. A highly experienced consultant, educator, editor, author, and curator, Blair has written over 2,000 artist statements and worked with hundreds of the world's top photographers...

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                                                                                                    Do you think that "flash on camera" looks awful with that direct contrasty light? We show you successful flash techniques and how to make the flash your friend. It is possible to make lovely light for portraits without ever having to worry about taking it off the camera or using... ...read more...
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                                                                                                    Bobbi Lane

                                                                                                    Bobbi Lane is an award-winning commercial photographer specializing in creative portraits in studio and on location for editorial, corporate, and advertising accounts. Lane's multi-faceted approach to photography incorporates over 35 years of technical experience with innovative artistic interpretation As a dedicated photo educator, she brings insight and enthusiasm to her students...

                                                                                                    Lee Varis

                                                                                                    Lee Varis is a photo-illustrator now working in the Boston area. He has been involved in commercial photography for over 40 years. He started working with computer imaging over 20 years ago and currently works with digital as well as conventional photography in conjunction with computer graphics to create images...

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                                                                                                    Monday, February 26, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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                                                                                                      Michael Grecco

                                                                                                      Michael Grecco is a director and one of the top photographers in the world who has created iconic portraits of the most recognized entertainment stars, recently Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Will Ferrell, Penelope Cruz and Teri Hatcher. His movie “Naked Ambition” has been a hit movie winning critical acclaim. His...

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                                                                                                        Master the essentials of greenscreen activations. This course will teach you everything you need to know about greenscreen activations including, lighting, acquiring images, layouts and interactive greenscreen. ...
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                                                                                                        Catalina Bloch
                                                                                                        Photobooth Supply Co.

                                                                                                        Catalina "Cat" Bloch (born July 4 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian entrepreneur and former insurance salesperson. She became seriously interested in starting her own business after seeing the potential for photobooths, and her event installations have changed the landscape of on-site photography. She's the founder and president of MDRN...

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                                                                                                          In this Master Class, Tracy will discuss the importance of finding your why, your niche, your business and your purpose. She will also go into detail on HOW to find these answers. Why do you do what you do? What do you love shooting? What are you passionate about? Who... ...read more...
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                                                                                                          Tracy Moore
                                                                                                          Tracy Moore Photographers, Inc.

                                                                                                          "Tracy Moore is the Troublemaker Photographer for Adventurous Senior Girls. When she's not taking pictures, you can usually find her exploring & fishing in Montana with her husband, Matt and wild toddler, Wesley. She loves consuming massive amounts of caffeine, exploring the world & being a total goof."...

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                                                                                                            WPPI Print Competition is easily one of the best in the world. To the uninitiated entering can be a daunting task. I know it was for me. Whether you've been too afraid to enter or have been disappointed with your scores this class will help put you on the right... ...read more...
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                                                                                                            Cheryl Walsh
                                                                                                            Cheryl Walsh Fine Art

                                                                                                            Cheryl Walsh is a southern California based international award winning underwater photographer. Her fine art portrait work is acclaimed for its ethereal and effortless feel, old-world painterly look, exquisite lighting, attention to fine detail, posing and color harmony. Utilizing elaborate costumes and styling her images often look like...

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                                                                                                              Discover the secrets of face and body anatomy to create images that stand out. Sakis will cover face analysis, lighting, posing, composition and more!...
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                                                                                                              Sakis Batzalis

                                                                                                              Sakis Batzalis is a photographer that residents in the dreamy island of Lesvos in Greece. What defines and makes his style special and unique is his ability to create cinematic pictures with specified references to the world of fashion in combination to dynamic architectural compositions. During the last 7 years,...

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                                                                                                                Catherine Hall is the first to admit that talent is NOT the reason she became a world renowned photographer within two years of being in business. Right out of the gate, she was attracting big-name sponsors, international press, 2 million+ social media followers, and 10K+ clients.    Catherine will walk you through... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                Catherine Hall

                                                                                                                Catherine Hall’s breathtaking images have inspired audiences for over a decade. Her fine-art photography has been exhibited throughout Europe and the United States, and international assignments have taken her to more than thirty countries on five continents. Catherine’s work regularly appears in leading editorial publications like the New York Times...

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                                                                                                                Monday, February 26, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

                                                                                                                  You will see excellent masterpieces and examples, how Roger Tan and Greg Moment use step by step, different sources of light, photographing real wedding couples and models. You will learn how to mix Ice Light, LED lights, video light, natural light and flash lamps, creating great images. You will see... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                  Greg Moment
                                                                                                                  Photographer

                                                                                                                  Greg Moment was named The Top 10 Wedding Photographers in the World, received the title of the „Photographer of the Year" in "Creative Portrait" category of MPA 2016/2017. He received in 2015 and 2017 the title of the “Wedding photographer of the year” from MPIO. He won the "ND...

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                                                                                                                    From the album to our clients to the Album for the contest always the same story always different concept and design for create a unique album tailor made on your concept for your client. From the shootng to the final layout. Inspiration for a different album , seansation, instinct and... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                    David Bastianoni
                                                                                                                    David Bastianoni

                                                                                                                    David Bastianoni is born in a family of esteemed and creative photographers, David Bastianoni, approaches photography since his young age thus following the path of his grandfather, father and uncle narrating since 1932 the realism of personal stories and feelings through images. The power of his images is driven by deep...

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                                                                                                                      While listed as “Simple and Easy” this class not only conveys the usage of the appropriate tools for beautiful edits, but more importantly, the approach in shaping the portrait and the mood desired for the final image. Understanding what Lightroom can accomplish for your portraits can quickly change your images from... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                      Joe Brady

                                                                                                                      Joe Brady is a photographer, educator, author, photo workshop leader and studio owner who has been teaching photography and photo editing for over twenty years. Joe is honored to be a member of Sony’s Artisans of Imaging program, is an author on Lynda.com and is a contributing author for the...

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                                                                                                                        How can photographers follow their passions and set themselves apart in an industry driven by trend and tradition? Multiple award-winning photographer Kristi Odom will illustrate how her own love of nature and conservation has helped her target her ideal wedding client while developing a unique voice in the industry. Following... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                        Kristi Odom

                                                                                                                        Kristi Odom is a wedding and nature photographer who is based in Washington DC, and most at home while exploring the world. From destination weddings in Thailand to conservation projects in the jungles of Borneo, she is dedicated to documenting the vast beauty in the world around us. Kristi has...

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                                                                                                                          Get inspired with fine art photo artist Anya Anti and learn all about the proccess of creating conceptual images from scratch. Anya will share her insight on how to get inspired and come up with ideas, how to efficiently do the research, find references and create mood boards. She will... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                          Anya Anti

                                                                                                                          Anya Anti is a New York based internationally published and award winning photo artist who specializes in on-location fine art and conceptual female portraiture. Originally from Ukraine she moved to United Stated in 2014. Anya's been into photography since 2009 and as a self-taught she gained all her knowledge and...

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                                                                                                                          Monday, February 26, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

                                                                                                                            In this session we will be capturing an engaged couple in unusual lighting situations. We will be using several techniques using traditional and non-traditional methods to create stunning photographs. We will be using standard speed lights, light wands and light cubes to create interesting lighting in boring situations. This class... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                            Florina Romoser

                                                                                                                            Florina Romoser, originally from Romania, is a photographer, educator, speaker, costumer, set designer and studio owner. She's been teaching photography and photo editing for over 7 years. She is a Certified Professional Photographer and has won numerous awards for her work. Her photography and photography workshops specialize in elaborate...

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                                                                                                                              This photowalk is for wedding and portrait photographers looking to see the world in a new light and push their craft to the next level. Sean will take you on an honest and open behind the scenes tour of how to work with both natural light and off camera flash... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                              Sean LeBlanc

                                                                                                                              Sean LeBlanc is an international award-winning wedding and destination photographer that specializes in creative photojournalism and environmental wedding and lifestyle portraits. Inspired by light and shadow, Sean is able to create imagery that is bold, candid, sensitive and dramatic. Over a very short timeframe, Sean has become a highly...

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                                                                                                                                During this class Kelly will take you through different stylized setups demonstrating with a model how she connects and confidently poses her clients allowing them to shine. You will also learn different lighting techniques, composition and camera angles to get it right in camera every time....
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                                                                                                                                Kelly Brown
                                                                                                                                Little Pieces Photography Pty Ltd

                                                                                                                                Kelly Brown is a portrait photographer from Brisbane, Australia and a Master of Photography with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography and WPPI. Kelly started her business Little Pieces Photography in 2005, and specializes in newborn and baby portraiture. Kelly has diplomas in both Business and Photography and has been...

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                                                                                                                                  After 13 years photographing, I have come to realise that a photograph is simply a by product of an experience. This has revolutionised the way I think about photography and made me change my approach when taking photographs. With this thinking I concentrate on having fun and making sure the... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                  Richard P. Walton

                                                                                                                                  I have been taking photographs professionally for around thirteen years. During this time I began a journey to discover the artist within. I have a passion for creating original photographs that come from my own visions and ideas. I want to push my own limits as a photographer and push...

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                                                                                                                                    Documentary style natural portraits of new families and their babies are becoming increasingly popular. This photowalk will take attendees into a mock home environment (set up in a hotel room) to teach the use of light, angles and composition for creating beautiful photojournalistic style portraits during sessions such as births,... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                    Selena Rollason
                                                                                                                                    Brisbane Birth Photography

                                                                                                                                    Selena Rollason is an internationally award winning professional birth photographer from Queensland, Australia who has built a full time career photographing birth. Her birth images are known worldwide and beautifully document some of the most raw and special moments that families experience on the day they meet their baby. She...

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                                                                                                                                      Posing to flatter your subjects is so much more than memorizing a few poses. In this class Lindsay Adler, author of the best-selling book "The Photographer's Guide to Posing", will uncover the secrets of posing that have helped her to become a master of her craft.   In this lecture you... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                      Lindsay Adler

                                                                                                                                      Fashion photographer Lindsay Adler has risen to the top of her industry as both a photographer and educator. Based in New York City, her fashion editorials have appeared in numerous fashion and photography publications including Marie Claire, InStyle, Elle, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer and dozens more. As a photographic educator and...

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                                                                                                                                        We will try to create unique and creative images with simple concept and moreover we will talk about posing, how to manage all type of lights, creating unique images...
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                                                                                                                                        Salvatore Dimino
                                                                                                                                        Salvatore Dimino

                                                                                                                                        Salvatore Dimino was born in Elizabeth N.J. (USA) on 13/09/1979. Started very young and even before finishing school already works with his father, devoting himself with great passion to the art of photography. After many years of experience, (over 20) and after attending many seminars, the style of Salvatore Dimino...

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                                                                                                                                          Are you looking to expand into shooting for local brands, magazines, or websites?  Learn exactly how to create quick, stylized portraits and increase your profits!  JVS' constant creativity and passion for off-camera flash drives his commitment to photography. His class will help you understand that talent is not enough to... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                          Joseph Victor Stefanchik

                                                                                                                                          There are so many ways to take a photograph, and Joseph Victor Stefanchik, known worldwide as JVS, knows how to do them all. But there are a couple things he knows better than all the rest: how to find the best light and how to capture the most important moments....

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                                                                                                                                            Wedding photographers know that they rarely get the optimal amount of time for photographing the bride and groom. Every little bit of "late" the day of takes away time from the job the photographer still needs to get done. Get ready to stop worrying, stop thinking and start shooting in... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                            Vanessa Joy

                                                                                                                                            Vanessa Joy has been an influential wedding photographer in the photography community for years. Starting her photographic journey in 1998, she has since earned 5 college degrees, received a PPA Photographic Craftsman degree, started her own business in 2008, and began teaching around the world in 2009. Vanessa has spoken...

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                                                                                                                                              Making your mark in an over-saturated market can be overwhelming and frustrating, to say the least. Which is why you won’t want to miss hearing how some past and present 30 Rising Stars get inspired to create work that not only gets them hired by brides and grooms, but also... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                              Sponsored by: Rangefinder
                                                                                                                                                Last year, Amii & Andy ran a "sold out" photo walk that was unique in scope and location, as they took photographers out of the classroom and into an actual hotel room. They showed how a few simple photography tools (a prism, a string of LED lights, etc.) can turn... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                Amii Kauth

                                                                                                                                                Amii & Andy Kauth (Sunshine & Reign Photography) are a wife and husband team of rad destination wedding photographers based out of the great state of Arizona, where the weather is always perfect for weddings, as long as it isn’t July or August! Their work (articles and images) has been...

                                                                                                                                                Andy Kauth
                                                                                                                                                Sunshine & Reign Photography

                                                                                                                                                Amii & Andy Kauth are wife and husband portrait and wedding photographers based out of Arizona (Sunshine & Reign Photography). They contribute to SLR Lounge, help admin the SLRL Facebook group, and have recently taken over the blog for Intuition to Succeed, which works to help photographers grow their businesses...

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                                                                                                                                                Tuesday, February 27, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                  In the day of instant gratification where everyone has access to a camera in their pocket, couples are looking for wedding and location portrait photography that will blow their socks off!  Our brand "Beau & Belle London" was formed less than two years ago and already we have photographed weddings and... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                  Barrie Downie

                                                                                                                                                  With a combined experience of over 20 years in the industry, we formed our joint business 'Beau & Belle London' just over a year ago aimed at the luxury wedding market and high end venues. As proud ambassadors for Phottix Lighting Accessories we are able to take our imagery to...

                                                                                                                                                  Sharron Goodyear

                                                                                                                                                  With over 10 years in the industry, Sharron Goodyear has won multiple awards for both her experience in portrait and wedding photography and has just been awarded Regional Photographer of the Year in both wedding and boudoir/fashion through the MPA. She was also a finalist in this year’s MPA Photography...

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                                                                                                                                                    In a competitive industry we are all looking for the 'Edge' that will help us stand out from our competitors. Whatever genre you photograph, your personal signature and style is something that cannot be copied. Understand and recognise the value of your Personal Style, explore how to expand and share... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                    Tony Hewitt

                                                                                                                                                    Tony Hewitt G.M.PHOTOG., HON. FAIPP, FNZIPP, Double Master of WPPI 2013 Australian Professional Photographer of the Year Tony has received over 300 State, National and International awards and has judged internationally since 1995, including WPPI as a judge and speaker for over 10 years. Tony...

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                                                                                                                                                      Join award winning newborn photographers Kelly Brown and Luisa Dunn to reignite your creative fire. You will Learn how to choose which ideas to create, how to turn your ideas & concepts into photographs that reflect who you are as an artist and photographer.  Kelly & Luisa will demonstrate how they... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                      Kelly Brown
                                                                                                                                                      Little Pieces Photography Pty Ltd

                                                                                                                                                      Kelly Brown is a portrait photographer from Brisbane, Australia and a Master of Photography with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography and WPPI. Kelly started her business Little Pieces Photography in 2005, and specializes in newborn and baby portraiture. Kelly has diplomas in both Business and Photography and has been...

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                                                                                                                                                        The dynamic duo of Bobbi Lane, the Mistress of Light, and Lee Varis, the Sultan of Skin take you on a photographic adventure to master the art of creating flattering and effective portraits of real people. You will learn the essential techniques for photographing normal people in the real world,... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                        Bobbi Lane

                                                                                                                                                        Bobbi Lane is an award-winning commercial photographer specializing in creative portraits in studio and on location for editorial, corporate, and advertising accounts. Lane's multi-faceted approach to photography incorporates over 35 years of technical experience with innovative artistic interpretation As a dedicated photo educator, she brings insight and enthusiasm to her students...

                                                                                                                                                        Lee Varis

                                                                                                                                                        Lee Varis is a photo-illustrator now working in the Boston area. He has been involved in commercial photography for over 40 years. He started working with computer imaging over 20 years ago and currently works with digital as well as conventional photography in conjunction with computer graphics to create images...

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                                                                                                                                                          JVS will use his 20 years of experience to show you not only how to be more creative with lights, but how to make money from them.   Interested in using one light to make a scene stand out?   Want to make a bride look like a model in Vanity Fair? ... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                          Joseph Victor Stefanchik

                                                                                                                                                          There are so many ways to take a photograph, and Joseph Victor Stefanchik, known worldwide as JVS, knows how to do them all. But there are a couple things he knows better than all the rest: how to find the best light and how to capture the most important moments....

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                                                                                                                                                            Have you ever struggled to get that amazing, potentially award-winning Bride, Groom, or couples portrait on the wedding day?  Are you often left frustrated that your ideas on the wedding day never really work out, or the venue just isn't 'right'?  Well if so then this Plus Class is just... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                              The Art of the Wedding – The Story from Start to Finish  Join WPPI Master Photographers Tracey & Dee of 37 Frames Photography for a  Plus Class focused on a step by step roadmap to how they approach every wedding day, whether it's a party in New Orleans, a small... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                              Dee Green
                                                                                                                                                              37 Frames Photography

                                                                                                                                                              Tracey Taylor and Dee Green are the creative force behind 37 Frames Photography. Based in Tokyo Japan, this Australian duo are multi-award winning wedding photographers both in Asia and worldwide. Tracey & Dee were named in the World's Top 30 Wedding Photographers for 2015 by Signature Weddings, and both were...

                                                                                                                                                              Tracey Taylor

                                                                                                                                                              Tracey Taylor and Dee Green are the creative force behind 37 Frames Photography. With studios in Tokyo, Japan & Brisbane, Australia, this duo are multi-award winning wedding photographers worldwide. In 2016 Tracey & Dee were named in the Top 150 International Photographers in the World by SLR Lounge & in...

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                                                                                                                                                              Tuesday, February 27, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

                                                                                                                                                                Join Tomayia Colvin as she shoots high school seniors on the Vegas strip and shares innovative techniques and secrets that make a sensational shoot. She will discuss how to make your subjects look and feel their best, exploring how to put your clients at ease so that everyone has fun... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                Tomayia Colvin
                                                                                                                                                                Tomayia Colvin Photography, LLC

                                                                                                                                                                Tomayia Colvin is a former educator with 9 years of experience teaching high school and middle school English, Yearbook, and Photography in public schools. She is a high school senior and wedding portrait photographer in Houston, Texas and for the last four years has inspired her high school clients to...

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                                                                                                                                                                  If you've never attended one of Rob's SEO classes, you're in for a treat. If you've seen him speak before, you'll be welcomed back with ALL NEW MATERIAL.  Do you want your website to stand out from the hundreds of other photographers in your market? If so, you'll need more... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                  Rob Greer

                                                                                                                                                                  Rob has been building websites professionally since 1995. He's also owned and sold successful dotcoms and as Managing Director of E-commerce for a professional consultancy, he has helped build websites for brands like Walmart, Dillards, AOL, Conoco, Schlumberger, NASA, and for hundreds of smaller businesses. He's also the founder of...

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                                                                                                                                                                    Peter Hurley has diligently worked at creating images that his clients are proud of for the last 17 years. He’ll teach you his simple but effective techniques to pull out an individual's personality, while drawing from his personal experiences to show just how touching these crucial moments have been throughout... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                    Peter Hurley

                                                                                                                                                                    Peter Hurley is somewhat of a rare breed. His haphazard way of moving through life has had him riding the waves around the world on a sailboat, plastered his mug in magazines modeling for the likes of Polo and Abercrombie & Fitch and put over 15,000 faces three feet in...

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                                                                                                                                                                      Join internationally acclaimed wedding portrait photographer, Bambi Cantrell for an action packed, no nonsense, to the point, educational program highlighting ways the professional photographer can attract new clients, keep existing ones, and actually make a good living.  Ms Cantrell has over 30 years of experience photographing weddings and portraits and... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                      Bambi Cantrell

                                                                                                                                                                      Bambi Cantrell is one of the world's most decorated and sought after professional photographers of our time. Bambi one of the elite Nikon Ambassadors, and was a recipient of the prestigious Triple Master of Photography awarded by Wedding Portrait Photographers International in 2016. In 2015 Ms Cantrell was awarded the...

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                                                                                                                                                                        Zabrina will discuss her creative process for creating local wedding, and international engagement & prewedding images.  She will show numerous examples from her shoot to explain the following:   What is the story goes behind the image?  When to use off camera flash vs. natural light? How to pose couples, individual... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                        Zabrina Deng
                                                                                                                                                                        JeZa Photography

                                                                                                                                                                        Zabrina is based in California who travelled the world to do wedding, engagement & portrait photography. She is an SONY Artisans of Imagery and a holder of WPPI master photographer. A processor for over 60 international award winning photos. Zabrina is one of the world's...

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                                                                                                                                                                          Join Rocco Ancora as he explores the interplay of light and environments to create moody portraits with impact. Learn how to previsualise the final image and execute with intent....
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                                                                                                                                                                          Rocco Ancora
                                                                                                                                                                          CAPTURE TO PRINT

                                                                                                                                                                          Rocco Ancora's consistent passion and excellence in his photography continues to be rewarded with him winning the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) prestigious "Wedding Grand Award" in 2013. Named as one of the Top Ten Photographers in the world by the iconic photography magazine American Photo, Rocco's poetic imagery...

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                                                                                                                                                                            Most photography is done on location.  To work on location, you need to have a variety of lighting options to create a unique look.  Depending on the time of the day, amount of natural light and drama you want to create, off camera flash (OCF) and LEDs can enhance any... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                            Mr  David Hakamaki
                                                                                                                                                                            Owner - Cutting Edge Photography
                                                                                                                                                                            SAVAGE UNIVERSAL CORP

                                                                                                                                                                            David Hakamaki, Cr.Photog., operates a full-time home-based studio in Michigan. David has gained national recognition for his work and is now known as the “Home Based Photography Guru”. David started out working in the business world and later opened his photography studio in 2002. His studio quickly became the highlight of...

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                                                                                                                                                                              New York City event photographer Will Cadena shares some of his quick tricks and tips for how to get the commercial like imagery in camera. You'll see how he works fast, and uses what is around him to create imagery that will impress your client, when there isn't much time... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                              Will Cadena
                                                                                                                                                                              Will Cadena

                                                                                                                                                                              Will Cadena has been involved in the world of photography for as long as he can remember. Two of his uncles own and operate successful photography businesses, where Will worked and learned from the time he was about 13 years old. While working for his uncles, one doing commercial...

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                                                                                                                                                                                Add thousands of dollars in income to your existing photography business by adding team sports photography. Matthew ‘the Body’ Kemmetmueller runs a profitable volume business and is passionate about sharing his knowledge of the industry secrets with other photographers who want to start a business in this lucrative segment of... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                Matthew Kemmetmueller
                                                                                                                                                                                Kemmetmueller

                                                                                                                                                                                Matthew Kemmetmueller, AKA “The Body” is the Lead Photographer/Owner of Kemmetmueller Photography based just outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Matthew was first introduced to this industry from his father who started Kemmetmueller Photography in 1972. From here Kemmetmueller Photography grew in the metro area to one of the areas largest...

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                                                                                                                                                                                Sponsored by: Miller's Lab
                                                                                                                                                                                  Strobe lighting as often been said to be bulky, hard to handle and not as mobile as speed lights. Johnson Wee will walk you how he uses the strobes effectively and with lighting speed, from setting up, control exposure and power, to getting the perfect image, in camera!...
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                                                                                                                                                                                  Johnson Wee
                                                                                                                                                                                  Johnson Wee Photography

                                                                                                                                                                                  Asian photographer Johnson Wee is an upcoming raw talent specializing in pre wedding and engagement shoots. Engaging the ability to turn the picture into a magical and emotionally stimulating attachment is what he has consistently been linked to. Upon entry into professional photography competitions for 3 1/2years only,...

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                                                                                                                                                                                    Join Jerry Ghionis, WPPI’s most awarded photographer and first Grand Master in a presentation that he’s never presented before. He will teach you how to add that finesse and next level of sophistication to your work that will make your work truly shine. In his easy to understand and heartfelt... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                    Jerry Ghionis

                                                                                                                                                                                    Jerry Ghionis is widely celebrated as being among the top five best wedding photographers in the world. Jerry and his wife, Melissa, are based in Melbourne, Australia and Beverly Hills, USA. Together they travel frequently on international photography assignments and speaking engagements. Married in January 2011, Jerry and Melissa work...

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                                                                                                                                                                                      This shoot will cover how to work with the light and use it to your best advantage and when needed add Off Camera Flash. I am going to share the choices you have, natural light, diffused light, additive light, and over powering the sun with off camera flash.  You always... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                      Bob Davis

                                                                                                                                                                                      A father takes one of his proudest moments as he walks arm in arm with his daughter, now transformed into a beautiful woman, down the aisle as he silently remembers the story she has created in his life, from boisterous little girl to blushing bride. This love story is an...

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                                                                                                                                                                                      Tuesday, February 27, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                        As creatives we always want to try new ideas and extend our creativity every single day. But how many times have you NOT had the confidence to ask your clients to get on board with your wackiness???  Ultimately, unless you're building ultimate trust with them (with no awkwardness) you will... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                        Kelly Tunney

                                                                                                                                                                                        Born and raised in Canberra, a current hotbed of fine photography in Australia. Kelly Tunney originally followed a traditional path, but a couple of years working as a public servant soon cured her of that. After deciding that the clarinet was not her way to fame and fortune (no,...

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                                                                                                                                                                                          This is about how creating a style within your images can be the best voice when it comes to marketing and having impact within the market. Its about giving you the tools to make your images recognizable without the need of logos or text.  Accomplished Advertising and Commercial Photographer Lisa... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                          Lisa Saad

                                                                                                                                                                                          Lisa Saad is an accomplished Advertising & Commercial Photographer as well as a successful Photographic Illustrator with over 30 years' experience in image development & creation. Her series, The Anonymous Man, has received many awards & accolades throughout the world and is revered as a new genre of photography where...

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                                                                                                                                                                                            Photobooths have been taking over the wedding and event scene for some time now and you are currently missing out on this revenue if you are a photographer that doesn't have one. Think photobooths are tacky and don't fit with your brand? Like photography, a photobooth can be anything you... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                              For over sixty years, square medium format dominated fashion and editorial portraiture, wedding and social portraiture. Stunning images were composed within that square that were unlike any other. And then it went.  Modern cameras allow us to not only view and shoot square, but to also pre-visualize the image in... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                              David Anthony Williams

                                                                                                                                                                                              A Master of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (II), a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, a Master of the WPPI Honors system, and a recipient of the Accolade Lifetime Achievement Award from WPPI. David is also an accredited member of the PPOC in 6 categories. He has won...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                We will talk about how a wedding photographer can be more professional in a wedding day by knowing as much as you can about posing, how to use simple light so it can improve your business and find new inspiration....
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                                                                                                                                                                                                Salvatore Dimino
                                                                                                                                                                                                Salvatore Dimino

                                                                                                                                                                                                Salvatore Dimino was born in Elizabeth N.J. (USA) on 13/09/1979. Started very young and even before finishing school already works with his father, devoting himself with great passion to the art of photography. After many years of experience, (over 20) and after attending many seminars, the style of Salvatore Dimino...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Justine Ungaro opened her first storefront studio in Los Angeles early in 2012. In mid-2016, the shop next door closed their doors for the last time, leaving a sudden vacancy. Rather than risking a new, potentially undesirable or disagreeable neighbor, Justine decided on a whim to sign the lease on... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Justine Ungaro

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Justine Ungaro is a 2nd generation wedding and portrait photographer and a 15 year veteran of the WPPI convention and trade show. Having grown up in the Washington DC area while her mother ran a wedding photography business from their home, Justine was introduced to the industry at a young...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tuesday, February 27, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Learn the EXACT client-getting strategies I used to grow my wedding photography business to over $450,000 per year in less than three years. Having a consistent stream of photography leads is so much more than just being able to do what you love every day. When you have an abundance of people... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ben Hartley

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ben Hartley is a dynamic photographer, inspiring educator, and modern influencer. Ben has three core beliefs: 1. People are always more important 2. Success starts with self-worth 3. You must never stop thrashing Ben is founder of Style & Story Creative, his wedding photography studio based...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Some photographers say wedding shows are a waste of time, others say they're the holy grail of marketing. Popular D.C. photographers, Steve and Jane Pilkerton, say it all depends on how you approach them. With an impressive track record for turning their own time into big profits at every event,... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jane Pilkerton
                                                                                                                                                                                                      PHOTOGRAPHY BY STEVE AND JANE

                                                                                                                                                                                                      In just four short years Steve and Jane Pilkerton have built their wedding and portrait business from zero profits to six figures while becoming one of the most popular photography teams in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. By applying the right marketing methods for each stage of their work, they...

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Steven Pilkerton
                                                                                                                                                                                                      PHOTOGRAPHY BY STEVE AND JANE

                                                                                                                                                                                                      In just four short years Steve and Jane Pilkerton have built their wedding and portrait business from zero profits to six figures while becoming one of the most popular photography teams in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. By applying the right marketing methods for each stage of their work, they...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                        Studio lighting doesn't need to be complicated. Discover the art of studio lighting in a simple, easy to follow format. In this 2 hour session, Jeff Rojas will guide you through how to build your first lighting kit, how to maximize the use of each modifier, and also how to... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jeff Rojas

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jeff Rojas is an American Portrait / Fashion Photographer and author based in New York City. His primary body of work includes portrait and fashion photography that has been published in both Elle and Esquire. Jeff also frequents as a photography instructor. His teaching experience includes platforms like CreativeLive, WPPI,...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          Follow acclaimed photographer Steve Scalone as he introduces a refreshing viewpoint on composition and anticipating the decisive moment in your photography. Be prepared to rethink the way you view the environment around you and learn how to recognise compositional elements within any scene. Develop a better understanding of what it... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                          Steve Scalone

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Steve embarked on a professional career in a series of photographic commercial labs and witnessed the beginnings of the digital camera revolution in Australia. In the years since, he pursued the photographic form in both his artistic and commercial practices. Steve built and steered his own professional studio and discovered...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Join one of the foremost headshot photographers in the industry as he shares the secrets of how he and his wife and partner, Julie, have created a thriving photography business by standing in the shallow end of the pool and working an underserved market.  Topics covered:  how to bring this... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gary Hughes

                                                                                                                                                                                                            As the child of photographer parents, it's ironic that Gary's career included everything but photographer until life led him back to the path he was ultimately destined. In 2008 he and his wife, Julie, founded Hughes Fioretti Photography and, in the years since, have grown their business by becoming THE...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tuesday, February 27, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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                                                                                                                                                                                                              JEREMY COWART
                                                                                                                                                                                                              CANON U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                People often ask how Jose developed his style, and how he creates images that stand out in today's highly competitive wedding market. His approach applies fine-art photography to the living, breathing, fast-moving phenomenon that is a wedding. It is all about making something beautiful. Jose's goal is to craft vibrant,... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jose Villa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jose Villa’s Fine Art Wedding Photography has been featured in many Magazines around the world, including Martha Stewart Weddings, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, GO Wedding Style New England, Pacific Rim Weddings, Brides, The Knot, Instyle Weddings, PDN Wedding issue, American Photo Wedding issue, Your Wedding Day. Santa Barbara Magazine, Elegant...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Join Roy Ashen from Triple Scoop Music and learn how to supercharge your sales and marketing with music. In this special Master class you'll learn how music's emotional power can be used to GROW your profits and take your marketing to new heights!  You'll learn how to pick the perfect... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Roy Ashen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Triple Scoop Music

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Roy Ashen is the Cofounder and CEO of Triple Scoop Music, the worlds leading music licensing service for creative professionals. Great music can supercharge the style, soul and energy of your videos and Roy is passionate about helping photographers, and filmmakers and video creators find the perfect soundtrack for every...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Learn to find and create the right light for the hero shots of the day to brand your signature look to attract more clients. More importantly Frank will show you how to master the lighting and exposures during the entire wedding day. From tips on available light shooting and strobes. ... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Frank Salas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    FRANK SALAS PHOTOGRAPHY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Frank Salas continues to be one of the most successful wedding photographers in Southern California. Frank is recognized as a Master Photographer and a Photographic Craftsmen by the Professional Photographers of America. He is also frequent speaker at many national and international conferences such as WPPI, Imaging USA and Photoshop...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Boudoir photographer Alecia Hoyt has set the standard for making women of every shape and size feel beautiful while consistently raising her per-session sales average. In this session, Alecia will share her best tips, tricks and secrets for running a successful and profitable boudoir business. Those who attend this master... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Alecia Hoyt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I'm so looking forward to my first year speaking at WPPI! I can't wait to chat light, posing, boudoir, feminism, body positivity and making money with you all! (I'm also a crazy dog lady and bourbon lover - please say hi, have a drink with me and show me pictures...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Award winning photographer Jeremy Chan believe that digital photography is more than just pushing the shutter, unlike film now we have the power of handle the post processing of our photographs ourselves. Which allowing us to put in more personal touch onto our images. In this class Jeremy will discuss... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jeremy Chan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SONY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jeremy Chan is a SONY Artisan and a Master Retoucher and Art Director of JEZA Photography; He has been in the graphic design industry for more than 17 years. He has been known for his signature photo retouching skills; Jeremy has become one of the world’s most famous master Photoshop...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tuesday, February 27, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Leave the lighting gear and models for another Photo Walk, it's time to get real. This Photo Walk is for photographers who want to get comfortable quickly connecting with people prior to making their portrait. This is not about using your 70-200mm lens to capture someone's image from a distance... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kenna Klosterman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kenna Klosterman is a travel photographer, tour leader, creative connector, say-hi-to-strangers gal and the Lead Host of CreativeLive. Her personal vision is to empower change in the world through photography, simultaneously fostering creative education globally and visual storytelling with her own portraits. She focuses her personal work on documentary...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sponsored by: CreativeLive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The creative spark is an powerful force, yet it doesn't always come easily. As Jack London put it, "You have to go after creativity with a club." Join best-selling authors and creative collaborators Julieanne Kost and Chris Orwig in a unique and powerful session that will provide you with the... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Chris Orwig

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Chris Orwig is a Sony Artisan, best-selling author, photographer and teacher. He has authored 6 best-selling books, 100+ courses on Lynda.com and taught at conferences around the world. His passion and expertise for photography runs deep. Chris is based in Santa Barbara, CA where he lives with his wife and...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Julieanne Kost

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Named one of Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People in Business," Julieanne Kost is a Principal Evangelist at Adobe Systems, responsible for fostering relationships with customers through meaningful and inspirational Photoshop and Lightroom instruction. As a highly sought-after speaker for the industry-standard Digital Imaging franchise, she devises and presents motivating...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Basic 101, start to finish on how to use your camera to shoot video.  The focus will be specifically on shooting video to market your photography business.   How to use your camera for video - settings, lens choice etc Techniques for stabilizing. Gear that you need and don’t need. What to shoot - the... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sally Sargood

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              For 26 years, Sally Sargood’s passion has been photography. Her role has always been behind the scenes but entrenched in the business of photography. From working in sales and marketing for pro labs, to Personal Assistant for Jerry Ghionis, her’s is a very unique situation where she’s seen first...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Go on an urban adventure with lifestyle photographer Michael DeStefano on the streets of Las Vegas. Michael will show start to finish how to set-up a lifestyle shoot. From location scouting, lighting, working with models to tips and tricks for making your photos look like candid moments. He will demonstrate... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Michael DeStefano

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A Boston based Photographer shooting mostly commercial and editorial work that combines a love of the outdoors and adventure sports. Social Media Consultant for several major Photography studios and a few corporate companies. Teaching how to leverage and monetize social media. A staff writer at Fstoppers.com writing about the photography...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Most photographers quickly learn that "Impact" is critical to making an incredible picture. However, Impact alone is not enough to reward our audience for participating in viewing our photography.  Join us as we discuss why so many photos are considered "Incomplete" and how to combine Impact with other key elements... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  David Edmonson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Edmonson LLC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  David Edmonson is called a “Master Photographer to Master Photographers” and with good reason. With a lifetime spent impacting the industry, the indelible impact David Edmonson leaves with clients, students and peers around the world is remarkable. No doubt, his signature style is unmistakable. But it’s his “Iron-Sharpens-Iron” philosophy that...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Luke Edmonson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Edmonson LLC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Luke Edmonson is a master photographer, global speaker, educator and print competition judge. In the WPPI Honors of Excellence program, Luke is currently a Double Master of WPPI while also serving as a judge in the Annual and 8x10 Print Competitions. He is a Co-Founder and graduate of WPPI-C, the...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Let's face it, social media is a quickly changing and tough to navigate animal. We are busy shooting, running our business and now we have to understand and be active on social media as well. It can feel overwhelming. In this class, Jen will teach you her social media methods... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jennifer Rozenbaum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Shamelessly Feminine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jen Rozenbaum embraces her femininity while allowing women to embrace their own. By daring her clients to shed their clothes, they begin to shed their inhibitions. In just seven years, Jen has found a burgeoning audience in the intimate photography market. She proves that you can own your world if...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Real live shooting under any lighting condition. Learn speedlights and continuous LED systems....
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nik Pekridis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Photopek

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nik Pekridis is a Greek based wedding photographer.All ready professional for more than 30 years,a 3rd generation wedding photographer. Master in wppi and wppasia , Nikon and Graphistudio ambassador and a Phottix pro-team. On 2016 alongside Keda Z Feng and Johnson Wee they created the "fantastic 3 " teaching concept...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        One of the skills of a good photographer is the ability to create images from even the most challenging environments, where the light is not ideal, or the location is far from picturesque. Join one of the most awarded wedding and portrait photographers of WPPI,  Tripple Master Nick Ghionis, as... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nick Ghionis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The exquisite alchemy between the man, the camera lens and the subject, have made Nick Ghionis a Master Photographer. His images capture our dreams! Nick’s meteoric rise in the international world of photography has been nothing less than remarkable. Although his career spans over 25 years, it was at the insistence...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Whether you are working towards album upgrades or wall art sales, the fundamentals are the same. I'll take you step-by-step through the why, the how and the what of bigger sales. You'll leave with a blue print that you can take and make your own. This program is based not... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Andrew Funderburg

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Andrew Fundy Funderburg, photography expert and industry visionary has a passion for people, capturing emotions and telling their stories through print. He is the creator of the Fundy Design Suite software platform and the founder of Fundy Software. The Fundy Suite has transformed countless photography businesses and facilitated the production...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sponsored by: Fundy Software

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wednesday, February 28, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photobooths are an incredible marketing tool when used to their fullest potential. Brandon Campe will share his years of knowledge working with some of the worlds largest corporate brands on how to use a photobooth as a marketing tool to increase social media impressions, collect client information, increase guest interaction... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Making more money isn't just the path to paying your bills, it also is the path to fun and freedom! With a few simple tips and tricks, you can turn your business into a profitable adventure. Learning to change a few beliefs within yourself will quickly transform your business into... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tiffany Angeles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Unlimited Style Photography

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tiffany Angeles is a business owner, speaker and coach. She teaches entrepreneurs how to get more out of life by giving them the confidence to take charge of their money. Tiffany successfully navigated leaving the security of her corporate job to turn her part-time photography business into a successful full...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Get ready to go next level with your photography by growing beyond natural light to the unlimited possibilities of strobe light photography. By bringing your own light to a photo shoot, you're no longer at the mercy of the existing light and unpredictable weather. In this class you'll learn which... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Erik Valind

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Erik Valind is a freelance photographer, born and raised on the Florida beaches, now living in New York City. Specializing in commercial lifestyle photography and environmental portraiture - airy and energetic imagery defines the style and vision of this top pro photographer. Erik also shares his visual approach, techniques...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LIVE shooting, posing and of camera lighting with models.  After the live shoot, the group will work through the images and create salable works of art.  The group will then walk through in person sales and product development....
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  JB Sallee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  JB SALLEE and his wife DeEtte are based in Dallas, TX. Together they own and operate Sallee Photography (www.SalleePhotography.com), the most award winning wedding studio in Texas. Since 2002, JB & DeEtte have worked as an effective team and have traveled the globe photographing weddings and portrait sessions. Some...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    You now have a camera that is capable of almost unlimited placement. In this session, you will learn about the new rules of composition and how to use your flying tripod to its potential. Learn how to shoot panoramas and more. The best approach for shooting video with Colin's 3-step... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Colin Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PhotoshopCAFE.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Colin Smith is founder of PhotoshopCAFE, which has received over 30 million visitors. Colin has Authored 20 books. As a commercial imaging expert, his clients include Saatchi & Saatchi, Proctor & Gamble, Toyo Tires and Microsoft. As a leading Photoshop trainer, he's worked with many large companies including Edison, ABC...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      How do you grab the attention of the fickle 17/18 year old and MAKE them want to come to your studio? David will assist you with marketing yourself to seniors & make you the HOT studio in town. David talks Senior Reps, social media, marketing, client interaction, location selection, post... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mr  David Hakamaki
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Owner - Cutting Edge Photography
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SAVAGE UNIVERSAL CORP

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      David Hakamaki, Cr.Photog., operates a full-time home-based studio in Michigan. David has gained national recognition for his work and is now known as the “Home Based Photography Guru”. David started out working in the business world and later opened his photography studio in 2002. His studio quickly became the highlight of...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wednesday, February 28, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lighting Boudoir and the Conceptual Nude is a workshop. It's no just about putting your subject in alluring wardrobe and snapping a photo. What is the concept and theme your shoot? How will you light and pose your client to flatter them best? And what sets your photography apart from... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jennifer Emery

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jennifer Emery (Zivolich) is an award winning photographer, educator, and published author, specializing in Commercial Portrait, Fashion, Celebrity & Lifestyle Photography & Motion, and is an Adjunct Photography Professor. She conducts various photography workshops and speaking engagements across the nation and is also an Actor, Voiceover Artist, Screenwriter, and...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Join International award winning photographer Tracy Sweeney of Élan Studio as she teaches you everything she knows about Newborn photography. Master Tracy's proven One Set Many Images technique that will save time while increasing image gallery options that increase profit. Tracy will demonstrate inventive ways to style newborns to craft... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tracy Sweeney

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tracy Sweeney, owner/photographer of Elan Studio in Bristol, Rhode Island, is an international award winning child, family and commercial photographer whose work has been featured in Click Magazine, Digital SLR Photography Magazine, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer, The UK Daily News, Buy Buy Baby, Babies R' Us and Target Stores. Tracy loves...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Wednesday, February 28, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              We often take for granted the emotive impact of colour on our images. When viewing a photograph, the emotional response of the viewer has a very strong connection to the colour palette of the image. Join WPPI Grand Award winner and post production specialist Rocco Ancora as he explores colour... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rocco Ancora
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CAPTURE TO PRINT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rocco Ancora's consistent passion and excellence in his photography continues to be rewarded with him winning the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) prestigious "Wedding Grand Award" in 2013. Named as one of the Top Ten Photographers in the world by the iconic photography magazine American Photo, Rocco's poetic imagery...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                On Facebook, videos see nearly three times the engagement compared to photos. Video is an extremely powerful medium when it comes to marketing - especially in today’s age of social media.   Learn how to stand out on social media and start booking more clients by creating powerful marketing videos using... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sally Sargood

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                For 26 years, Sally Sargood’s passion has been photography. Her role has always been behind the scenes but entrenched in the business of photography. From working in sales and marketing for pro labs, to Personal Assistant for Jerry Ghionis, her’s is a very unique situation where she’s seen first...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sponsored by: Animoto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Join international educator Alison Carlino as she walks you through the triangle of exposure (aperture, shutter speed, ISO), the triangular pattern of light that she is known for (using speedlights, strobes, various modifiers & gels), and guiding a couple into modern poses that create pleasing triangles. In her 14th year... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Alison Carlino
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Carlino's Photography

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Off Camera Flash Techniques with Disney Lead-Photographer, Rick Ferro  Beginning to advanced/Camera required/Lighting optional  During this photo walk, Rick will demonstrate how easy it is to take natural light to dynamic lighting. Some of the techniques Rick will cover are:  • Multiple speed lights • High speed sync • Kicker... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rick Ferro
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rick Ferro Photography

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rick Ferro: Is a Certified PPA Master Craftsmen and in 2002 Rick was honored with the Photography Service Award at the United Nations in N.Y. Rick has attended WPPI for 26 years, and in the last 14 years has been a Speaker and Judge. Rick has been a member of...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      In this brand new program, Tamara Lackey delivers her top tips after 15 years of shooting (and consistently selling!) portrait sessions. Stepping through every stage of a typical photography session, along with behind-the-scenes videos and on-the-job, often humorous illustrations, she shares what to definitely know - and what to completely... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tamara Lackey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tamara Lackey is a portrait & humanitarian photographer, a Nikon USA Ambassador, author and program host. Her work, from children’s portraits to celebrity portraits, is published internationally, from O The Oprah Magazine, Parenting Magazine, Town & Country, Food & Wine, Men’s Journal, Nikon World, Professional Photographer Magazine, Rangefinder Magazine, PDN,...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sharron & Barrie will demonstrate how to create stunning dramatic portraits using a very simple and inexpensive portable lighting set up. They will educate you on how to work with light, how to choose the right backdrops from the dramatic to the not so obvious in order to create beautifully... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Barrie Downie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        With a combined experience of over 20 years in the industry, we formed our joint business 'Beau & Belle London' just over a year ago aimed at the luxury wedding market and high end venues. As proud ambassadors for Phottix Lighting Accessories we are able to take our imagery to...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sharron Goodyear

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        With over 10 years in the industry, Sharron Goodyear has won multiple awards for both her experience in portrait and wedding photography and has just been awarded Regional Photographer of the Year in both wedding and boudoir/fashion through the MPA. She was also a finalist in this year’s MPA Photography...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, February 28, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          You don't have to be overly sales-y to create high-end revenue. In this class you'll learn how to propel your business through the process of storytelling, confident pricing, carefully curated content, client conditioning, and effective sales strategies so you can book clients that triple their initial investment AND leave raving... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Makayla Jade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          THE HARRIS COMPANY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Makayla Jade & Dave Harris owners of The Harris Company, developed a brand distinguished by providing an elevated photo/ cinema client experience, propelling their business to reaching multiple six-figures serving clients all over the northeast in only 5 years. Rather than focusing on a specific style of...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sponsored by: Miller's Lab
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rachel Brenke, head of the only dedicated legal resource for photographers will present on top key legal steps to set up a sustainable and profitable photography business. Topics covered: Legal protections, tax tips and tools, marketing legal advice and much more....
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rachel Brenke
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TheLawTog

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rachel Brenke is a lawyer, photographer and business consultant for photographers. She is currently helping creative industry professionals all over the world initiate, strategize and implement strategic business and marketing plans through various mediums of consulting resources and legal direction.  She has been featured on CreativeLIVE and at national...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Do you struggle to get high converting leads?Facebook ads are currently the number one way to attract your ideal client with the best ROI. Don't pay hundreds of dollars a month to The Knot when you can spend next to nothing with Facebook ads. Find out how we helped Abigail... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Easton Reynolds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SLR LOUNGE / LUREY PHOTOGRAPHY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Easton and his company LUREY Photography have been named one of the top 100 Wedding Photography Companies in the US for 2015(Brandsmash) as well as 2016 (SLR Lounge). LUREY has also been named "One Light Wonders" By RangeFinder. This dynamic company is based in the Philadelphia area and they focus...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sponsored by: Adorama
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Masterful light isn’t necessarily about being complicated…it’s about control. Chris shares some of his favorite ways to shape one light to achieve stunning results from some classic techniques as well as some surprising new ones. He’ll cover modifier choice, flagging, feathering, ratios and more to transform your understanding of ‘simple... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Chris Knight

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Chris Knight was born in Wiesbaden, Germany and hardened by the sweaty, nearly chewable, humidity of Florida. He combines his unconditional love of art history with his conditional love of technology, topping it off with a flare for the cinematic and an uncompromising eye for detail. His work has appeared in...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  NEW! In this Master Class, Ty Audronis (a recognized leader in the cinematic drone industry) talks about using drones for professional photography and cinematography.  From sifting through marketing and choosing the right drone for you to getting the most out of using a drone, to how to plan out a... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ty Audronis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ty Audronis is a recognized professional in video, cinema, media, and the drone industry. He's been flying and building multicopters since 1998, and has shot for Discovery, History, Travel, feature film, and advertisements. He's also the author of "Building Multicopter Video Drones" ([PACKT], 2014), and "Designing Purpose-Built Drones...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    How is today's wedding photography market? If you are a real full time wedding photographer and takes your career serious. You know how competitive and how bloody competition it is. How to survive? How to survive in the more competitive high end market? In this presentation, Danny & Julia Dong... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Danny Dong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Danny Dong Photography

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Danny & Julia Dong started their wedding photography boutique studio in 2009 in the San Francisco bay area and successfully market their brand which is one of the most high-end wedding photography teams in the US. Within 6 years of time in business, Danny & Julia have become one of...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Julia Dong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Danny Dong Photography

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Danny & Julia Dong started their wedding photography boutique studio in 2009 in the San Francisco bay area and successfully market their brand which is one of the most high-end wedding photography teams in the US. Within 6 years of time in business, Danny & Julia have become one of...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sponsored by: Finao

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday, February 28, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      During a wedding ceremony, there will be chances to take shot in both indoor and outdoor and everything will be happen in very fast pace... ceremony keeps going, shooting environment may change as the couple and the crowd may move from spot to spot, unpredictable weather and etc, anything seems... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CM Leung

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MASTER OF WPPI TOP 30 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS IN WORLD 2015 - SIGNATURE BRIDE MAGAZINE MOST VALUABLE SERVICES AEARDS IN HONG KONG 2015 - MEDIAZONE PUBLISHING TOP 50 LEADERS IN WEDDING BUSINESS – COSMOBRIDE MAGAZINE TOP 10 PHOTOGRAPHERS IN CHINA - PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE TOP 10 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS IN HONG KONG CM LEUNG...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sponsored by: Phottix
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Parents are becoming more tech-savvy than ever, and this makes it imperative to wow them with your volume sports photography. We live in an experience-driven world, so if your photo-day is not delivering a positive exchange from pre-sale to delivery, these new customers will seek out someone who is. This... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wes Kroninger

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wes Kroninger is a national award winning commercial and portrait photographer and author of Lighting Design Techniques for Digital Photographers. An accomplished educator, Wes teaches advertising photography at The Rocky Mountain School of Photography and has spoken at WPPI, Imaging USA, SPAC, SYNC, SYNC Sports, and as well as numerous...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          What's the point of creating interesting compositions and setups if your clients look terrible and unconnected? Learn the specific lighting and posing combos that Brian and Allison use to consistently create award-winning wedding photos. Each setup will focus on a pose, combined with a lighting strategy using natural light, speed... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Allison Callaway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Callaway Gable

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Allison and Brian Callaway are beyond excited to come back to WPPI! Recently named Fearless Photographers Top Ten in 2015 and 2013, and Junebug Best of the Best for the last six years, their work has appeared in National Geographic, People, Us Weekly, Huffington Post, Rangefinder, and PDN. They are...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brian Callaway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Callaway Gable

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brian and Allison Callaway are beyond excited to come back to WPPI! Recently named Fearless Photographers Top Ten in 2015 and 2013, and Junebug Best of the Best for the last six years, their work has appeared in National Geographic, People, Us Weekly, Huffington Post, Rangefinder, and PDN. They are...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The photography industry is changing. The only way to succeed in photography and make a living doing what you love is for you to design experiences for your clients.   When you center your business around your client and design an experience that not only exceeds their expectations but surprises and... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bryan Caporicci
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sprout Studio

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            I create things - images, education, articles, podcasts, software - always on-purpose and with intent. I'm a nerd-at-heart, I’m forever optimizing things and I love to check items off a list. Sometimes I even write to-do's on a list after I've done them just so I can check them off....

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sponsored by: Sprout Studios
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Do you live at the beach? In the mountains? Or another locale that people seasonally flock to?   Would you like to reap the benefits of In-Person sales, but think it's not possible when working with clients who are only in town for the week?   I would love to show you... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Candice KausHagen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Candice loves gorgeous light, soft angles, and pretty places. Bringing these together is what she does best. Candice's education is in graphic arts and working in the advertising industry led her into to photography. She has been shooting weddings and portraits for the past 16 years. 30A has been...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                An incredible way to kick start your  photography career, Newborn Lifestyle imagery doesn't require expensive props, lighting or a studio space, but it does require an eye, creative process and the right planning. Come join renowned on-location photographer, Emily Lucarz for an intensive course on capturing newborns, their families and... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Emily Lucarz

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Emily has been photographing families professionally since 2010. A top Creative Live instructor, teaching on both family and newborn in home photography, has the ability to "see" moments as they happen as well as use available light while changing her surroundings to accommodate and never loose a moment. ...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sponsored by: Iris Works

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Wednesday, February 28, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  You'll learn start to finish what it takes to deliver the most adventurous couples boudoir experience. Starting from the interview through to the photo session and then the IPS session, you'll know what to do. Hour per hour boudoir photographers are finding this is the most profitable type of photography... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mike Allebach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Allebach Photography

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hailed by a Rock n Roll Bride as “the Original Tattooed Bride Photographer”. Mike started a movement to make Tattooed Brides acceptable. He believes in the power of In Person Sales and Album Sales to create life long clients. Never having held a sales job in his life,...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Steve Saporito
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  INTUITIONTOSUCCEED

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  My passion for business introduced me to photography on the day I purchased a photography franchise store and began running my own business. Up till then I had been an accountant, desperately unhappy with working in that field, so I was looking for a change, and a creative outlet. ...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Adventure is everywhere, on mountaintops and in backyards. Explore the possibilities and adventures of photographing couples in a new way beyond your camera settings and beyond the way you've learned. During this presentation, you'll explore the high-adrenaline, fast-paced world of adventure wedding photography, which involves taking risks regardless of your... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Charleton Churchill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CHARLETON CHURCHILL PHOTOGRAPHY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Charleton is a wedding photographer who travels the world's most rugged terrains to capture couples adventurously. He was the first photographer to document a wedding on Mt. Everest base camp with the first couple wearing a wedding dress/Tux. His work became viral internationally being published in People magazine, ESPN, USAToday,...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      This is not just another posing or lighting course, leaving you with the sensation of, “I’ve seen this before”. Hernan will take you through a journey, reviewing his personal techniques and unique approaches to his portraits, that stems from his extensive art career, which have been used in photographing some... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hernan Rodriguez
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TAMRON USA, INC

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        This Platform class is all about gaining confidence to shoot amazing images in camera by learning new off camera lighting techniques.  JB & DeEtte will also elaborate on how they have continued to run a successful photography business for 15 yeas by selling in person.  If you don't have a... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        JB Sallee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        JB SALLEE and his wife DeEtte are based in Dallas, TX. Together they own and operate Sallee Photography (www.SalleePhotography.com), the most award winning wedding studio in Texas. Since 2002, JB & DeEtte have worked as an effective team and have traveled the globe photographing weddings and portrait sessions. Some...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, February 28, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Adding a photobooth to your senior portrait portfolio will allow you to generate print sales, additional revenue and advertising opportunities. Expanding your offerings across seasons means that your clients become a source of renewable income. From proms to sweet sixteens, senior portrait artists have access to a lucrative photobooth market....
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Headshot business is a photography niche that can lead to profitable opportunities. In this class, Paul and Melissa will share marketing, sales, communication, and business strategies that have helped them attract multi billion dollar corporate clients like Dupont Company, GE, Wells Fargo, Bancorp, and more. The key way to succeed is to separate yourself... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Melissa Pruitt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Melissa Pruitt is a performance and mindset coach, NLP Practitioner, author, and speaker, who works with individuals seeking to create positive change in their personal and professional lives. She is a two time published international best selling author, contributor to the Huffington Post and TEDx speaker. Melissa works with her...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Paul Pruitt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Paul Pruitt has personally taught tens of thousands of sales people around the world over the past 24 years about marketing, sales, branding, and more. He was a national trainer and speaker and traveled throughout the United States training salespeople in workshops, seminars, and from the stage. He owns a...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Wedding days are much like a game days.  You need to have teamwork, timing and most of all preparation to be successful.  Marc and Tony walk you through the process they created and optimized for wedding day success.  As photographers, we are artists concerned with capturing the moments of the... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Marc Anthony

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Marc and Tony are recognized internationally as one of the top wedding and portrait photography teams. Their images have been featured in publications around the world including People, US Weekly and Hello! magazines, as well as industry publications and several books. Marc, an award winning photographer, and Tony, a creative...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tony Ryan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Marc and Tony are recognized internationally as one of the top wedding and portrait photography teams. Their images have been featured in publications around the world including People, US Weekly and Hello! magazines, as well as industry publications and several books. Marc, an award winning photographer, and Tony, a creative...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Whether you are a wedding photographer who wants to add portraits to your business or a solid portrait photographer who wants to maximize your time you need actionable steps that are easy to implement and just make sense. This master class will cover: 10 things to do to market your business 12... ...read more...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                STEVE SAPORITO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                GLOBAL IMAGE PRODUCTS USA

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Wednesday, February 28, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  During this class you will be shown how I create value for my art and educate the client for high end sales through a live mock phone consultation and sales session. Topics covered: Creating Excitement, Make a Preemptive Strike on Objections, Creating Value, How to Control the Sale...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ben Shirk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Shirk Photography LLC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ben is a small town photographer from Iowa running a very successful low volume/high-end studio. He specializes in senior portraits but enjoys creating many different types of images - as long as they tell a story. Over the past few years Ben has won many awards throughout the world with...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sponsored by: Miller's Lab

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