WHAT: 2 Day Intense Volume Workshop
WHERE: TriCoast Portrait Studio, Lake Jackson, Texas
WHEN: Jan. 13 & 14th, 2013
TIME: 9:00am to 5:00pm both days
FULL INFORMATION: www.tricoastworkshops.com

Ever wanted to get involved into the Volume Photography business but simply were too scared or even more overwhelmed by the sheer numbers which volume business can throw at you? Well I know we sure were when we landed our first volume job years ago of 2500 students. Now over several years of continually growing our volume business, we have helped developed our workflow for Schools, Sport Leagues, Days Cares and more and continue to share our tips and tricks which assisted us growing our business. Join us in our home studio in Lake Jackson, Texas (about an hour South of Houston, Texas right on the Gulf Coast) for 2 days of INTENSE - NO SECRETS EDUCATION on every detail which TriCoast offers within our personal volume photography business and if we have time anything else we can assist you with.

This comprehensive two day program will teach you everything you need to get started in the Volume Business. Our goal, our passion is to assist you in growing your business - making more money and enjoying life a little more.

While volume photography is not glamorous - it is not going to get you Internet Famous and surely wont make you a RockStar Photographer - it will PAY YOUR BILLS and allow you to spend time with your family or other important items in your life. Provide profitable and much-needed photographic service where there’s little competition within your area. Learn how you can become the local provider of choice for Day Cares, Sports Leagues, Schools, Church Directories and more.

In today's photography market it is getting harder and harder to make money and be successful - Volume separates you from the rest of the pack - it allows you to not only pay your bills but allow you to market to 1000's of possible local clients. We truly believe without question in the near future to be successful within the photography business one will NEED to have some sort of volume within their business model. Start today and beat the crowd.

TriCoast's Volume Workshop will Cover

Developing a Volume Plan
Creating both High Volume and High End Business within the same building
Setting or developing a Marketing concept
How to get into the schools and sports leagues
Contracts for Volume work
How to write a bid for Volume Work
How to set up your Volume Photo Station
Lights - Cameras - Printers - and other items used in COMPLETE DETAIL
What are PSPA Disks and Admin Disks for Schools
Yearbook options - even designing your own to make more money
Online Hosting and Password protections
Labs which handle Volume options smoothly as well as Self Printing
Orderforms and Reorderforms (with samples in PSD format handed out to students)
Kick Backs and Fees to cover events
Multi Stations - Workflow Issues (making all stations look the same)
Traditional Cap and Gown Poses for Senior/Grads as well as PreSchool and Pre-K graduations
Gels and Greenscreen options
PhotoBooth Operation and Building your own
How to remove Eye Glass Glare quickly
Legal Issues and other items which could get you into trouble
Software Options (Details on the software we use daily - FotoVelocity)
Overall Workflow with File naming - organization and other post work issues (with every detail given and REAL JOBS shown how we processed them, sorted them, stored them and more.)


So much to talk about in two full days of education - sharing - and sheer fun! Come learn how to make money in all aspects of volume photography...

Schools (High Schools, Middle Schools, Elementary)
Sports Leagues (Football, Baseball, Soccer, Hockey)
Dance Schools
Church Directories
Homecoming / Prom / and other School Dances
Home Owners Associations
Chamber of Commerce
PhotoBooth Events
and more!

Included in the workshop for every student: (Over $1700.00 in TriCoast goodies)

Breakfast Snacks and Coffee for both mornings / Snacks and Drinks/Soda throughout the 2 days
Lunch for both days - Please once registered if you have any special diet needs let us know. We will do everything we possibly can to assist you in your needs.
TriCoast's In Depth Volume Guide - over 80 pages of direct learning education - TriCoast's textbook or bible within the Volume Business. Covering everything from marketing to equipment used as well as other amazing photographers which TriCoast has learned from. (A $150 Value on it's own).
Layered PSD Files of REAL orderforms, reorderforms, ID's and other templates we use every year in our business (A $150 Value by Itself)
A FREE one year FULL subscription of TriCoast's Volume Software they use - FotoVelocity. FotoVelocity has a $400 per year fee per registration code. This code is good for TWO computers (ie: Laptop for on site events and Desktop for workflow at your office). By attending the TriCoast Volume Workshop you will receive a FREE one year code to use a full function version of FotoVelocity, including all the updates throughout the year on TWO computers. A $400 value and a valuable piece of software which will allow you to keep every student in order and make a lot of money in the volume business. TriCoast Volume Workflow is based on the functionality of FotoVelocity.
1 Year "mentorship" with TriCoast to assist you in getting started in the volume business. Via Email, Skype, Telephone we will assist you in any questions or concerns you might have that could come up once you get back home and putting the education you will learn in this workshop to use. (A $1000 value by itself)
Access to TriCoast Volume Workshop Private Facebook Group. Here we answer questions, concerns and issues which happen in your business on a daily business. So if a volume job comes up and you need help you not only have TriCoast's help but also the help of the other photographers which have attended our volume workshops. Roughly a group of photographers all willing to help out each other all year long - anytime of the day and night. PRICELESS!
Detailed List of items used and where to buy items
Pens and Writing Items (However it is suggested to bring your laptop if you have one)
Special guests showing up throughout the workshop; including a Large High School Yearbook Adviser taking to you about why local is better over National Chains, and her point of view of what is needed from a school photographer.
Other surprise goodies (to be announced soon)

What is NOT included in the workshop for every student:

Travel costs to Lake Jackson, Texas (Closest airport is Houston Hobby (HOU) but Houston Bush (IAH) could be used but 30-45 minutes farther away). Detailed directions to TriCoast Portrait Studio can be provided if needed upon registration of the workshop. Directly South of Houston Texas down Highway 288. Approximately 50 minute drive from Hobby Airport. We are in a tiny town in the middle of no where so don't get scared driving down to our neck of the woods - we promise to treat you well
Hotel Fees - Several hotels are located within 1-2 miles of TriCoast Portrait Studio. Major name brands such as Hamilton, Holiday Inn Express and others are clean, nice, new and safe. Before booking a hotel if you are concerned please contact us and we will assist you anyway possible.
Transportation to and from the Airports (if flying in) Several rental car companies are located at either major airport within Houston Texas. Again if you have questions or concerns please let us know.

Cost of the Straight Forward Workshop:
$850.00 per person

Only 15 people MAX will be allowed in each workshop. This will allow us to teach and you to learn without the issues of the masses. While this is a HIGH VOLUME workshop we only want a few people here to share better.
(There is a large discount for same studio employees attending the same workshop. Our goal is to assist you in learning not cause you to go broke. PLEASE contact us directly for the cost and how to pay)