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Sacramento
Intermediate Wedding Photography
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Course #CA01
With Mischa Purcell

Learn how to take your wedding business from the occasional snapshot to a professional studio. Geared to beginners through intermediate photographers, this class covers all the steps. Discuss prospecting and marketing, both in person and through social media and online resources. Examine pricing and profitability, and the products that couples look for from a studio.  

With Mischa's knowledge, you'll rediscover the basics of posing, lighting and what works best for formal portraits. You'll also learn about the all-important but often overlooked post production processes – from culling the images in Lightroom to the workflow and presentation options so that all your behind-the-camera works pays off in successful sales.   

Course Date: Monday, May 12th, 2014

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: note-taking materials, camera (optional)

Location:
Mischa Photography
2794 21st Street
Sacramento, CA 95818
916-905-2794

Instructor Contact:
mischa@photomischa.com
916-905-2794

Instructor Website:
http://www.photomischa.com  


Clayton
Make Your Images POP with HDR-High Dynamic Range!
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Course #CA02
With Wayne Miller, Cr.Photog., CPP

Want to become the master of HDR photography? Then this is what you've been missing! In this unique, hands-on workshop, discover everything you've ever needed or wanted to know about High Dynamic Range photography.  

Understand what HDR is, why it's all the rage and how it can work in your portfolio. Learn the settings and details you need to capture HDR photos with your DSLR camera. Discuss the locations and subjects that work best for HDR and the limitations that any professional should know. Finally, discuss workflow, post-processing and all the steps involved in producing WOW images!  

Whether you've done it before or not at all, are an Advanced Amateur or a Professional Photographer, this class is all you need on HDR, A to Z.   

Course Date: Monday, May 5, 2014

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera, lens and an eagerness to learn new techniques

Location:
Wayne Miller Photography Studio
5216 Keller Ridge Drive
Clayton, CA 94517
925-330-8737

Instructor Contact:
wm@wmphotos.com
925-330-8737

Instructor Website:
http://www.wmphotos.com  


Clayton   
Dynamic Images with In-Studio or On-Location Lighting
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Course #CA03
With Wayne Miller, Cr.Photog., CPP

Whether you're shooting in-studio or on-location, you have to be the master of your location. This class teaches you how to create amaze images in any situation!  

Experiment with studio strobes, speed lights and modifiers to learn the best combinations. Discover the different results you can achieve with soft boxes, umbrellas, hard light and reflectors. Go beyond just lighting and learn how posing and lighting go hand-in-hand for winning combinations. Learn what works well in studio, and how to make modifications based on location.

You'll walk away with better knowledge, experience and best of all, hands-on practice that'll make your images pop!   

Course Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera, lens and an eagerness to learn new techniques

Location:
Wayne Miller Photography Studio
5216 Keller Ridge Drive
Clayton, CA 94517
925-330-8737

Instructor Contact:
wm@wmphotos.com
925-330-8737

Instructor Website:
http://www.wmphotos.com  


Orinda
Lightroom 5 for Photographers
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Course #CA04
With Denny Weigand, Cr.Photog., CPP

The center of what you do happens behind the camera, but the technology and tools at your fingertips create the finishing touches.  In this class, learn how Adobe® Photoshop® and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom® can take your images to the next level.

Watch and learn as instructor Denny Weigand gives you a detailed look into Lightroom®, and even better, knowledge of how it integrates with Photoshop®. You'll wonder how you ever lived without these!

After this class, you will have the knowledge to take your images from OK to eye-popping, jaw-dropping awesome!  

Course Date: Monday, May 5, 2014

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: Instructor recommends a laptop pre-loaded with Lightroom (any version), but this is not required to take the course.

Location:
DigitalWhims Studio
237 Glorietta Boulevard
Orinda, CA 94563
925-336-7994

Instructor Contact:
digitalwhims@comcast.net
925-336-7994

Instructor Website:
http://www.digitalwhims.com

 


Long Beach
Fine Art Boudoir Workshop
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Course #CA05
With Kristi Sutton Elias

As PPA's 2013 Photographer of the Year award, Kristi Sutton Elias knows what she's doing. You'll be blown away by her Fine Art and Boudoir images and will understand fully how she earned one of the Top 10 Cases for PPC.

More importantly, Kristi shares how she does it – and how you can too! Yes, she has an artistic background, but she'll discuss her entire process – from client contact through in-studio sessions to her post production – so you can learn how to create like Kristi does! Even with all the talent in the world, building a successful studio takes marketing, sales, creation and production. Kristi will walk you through every step of the journey, including a live session. This is an opportunity you won't want to miss!

Course Date: Monday, May 19, 2014

Course Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera, note-taking materials

Location:
Kristi Sutton Elias Photography
429-D Shoreline Village Drive
Long Beach, CA 90803
562-424-9868

Instructor Contact:
info@kristielias.com
562-522-8069

Instructor Website:
http://www.kristielias.com


El Segundo
Hitting a Home Run Photographing Sports
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Course #CA06
With Marcy Dugan, CPP

Photographing sports may be a difficult challenge, but with a coach like Marcy Dugan, you'll be the MVP of the game! Putting her vast experience and professional expertise to work, Marcy gives you the whole game plan – the right equipment to bring and what to use when, the settings that get you those game-winning shots and how to work in any condition. Learn Marcy's tricks of the trade so that you’ll capture the right moment, despite weather, lighting or location.  

But don't come prepared to sit back and listen. Instead, get a piece of the action as March takes you to the ultimate test – actually shooting a game. Marcy's knowledge and your hands-on experience during this class are sure to result in a V-I-C-T-O-R-Y!

Course Date: Friday, May 9, 2014

Course Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera, long lens, monopod, additional gear as desired, money for food or a sack lunch

Location:
Marcy Dugan Photography
726 W Maple Avenue
El Segundo, CA 90245
310-322-2917

Instructor Contact:
marcy@marcyduganphoto.com
310-322-2917

Instructor Website:
http://www.marcyduganphoto.com


San Francisco
Intermediate Wedding Photography
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Course #CA07
Mischa Purcell

Learn how to take your wedding business from the occasional snapshot to a professional studio. Geared to beginners through intermediate photographers, this class covers all the steps. Discuss prospecting and marketing, both in person and through social media and online resources. Examine pricing and profitability, and the products that couples look for from a studio.  

With Mischa's knowledge, you'll rediscover the basics of posing, lighting and what works best for formal portraits. You'll also learn about the all-important but often overlooked post production processes – from culling the images in Lightroom to the workflow and presentation options so that all your behind-the-camera works pays off in successful sales.  

Course Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
note-taking materials, camera (optional)

Location:
Mischa Photography
777 Florida Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
916-905-2794

Instructor Contact:
mischa@photomischa.com
916-905-2794

Instructor Website:
http://www.photomischa.com


Morongo Valley
Photography Basics
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Course #CA08
Mary Maloof

This class is all about the basics! Whether you're a beginner starting out or an experienced photographer looking for the opportunity to practice, this is a fun, hands-on learning experience

With Instructor Mary Maloof, you'll focus on fundamentals like aperture, ISO and shutter speeds. Discuss and explore elements of composition and explore how to use natural lighting and posing to perfect your images. Mary's also included two models, so you'll have plenty of opportunity to practice what she preached!  

Bring your camera, some good walking shoes and an enthusiastic attitude as you spend the day photographing, practicing and perfecting!

Course Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
camera, lenses, comfortable walking shoes for a small hike, sack lunch/snacks. Water bottles will be provided.

Location:
Big Morongo Canyon Preserve
50100 Park Avenue
Morongo Valley, CA 92256
760-668-9856

Instructor Contact:
6279maloof@gmail.com
760-668-9856

Instructor Website:
http://yvphotographer.com  


Sacramento
Hands-On Introduction to Studio Lighting
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Course #CA09
Steven R. Folino, Cr.Photog., CPP

You can sit back and read a manual – or, you can attend this Super Monday class and learn studio lighting the right way!  

This is your opportunity to get a hands-on education, learning how to work with and manipulate studio lights so that your images are outstanding. Discuss the characteristics of light, how it shapes and defines, creates the mood of your photos and basically, is the foundation for everything that you do. Learn the differences between hard and soft light, how to handle soft boxes, reflectors, umbrellas and even barn doors! You'll also explore the classic lighting patterns and before you're done, you'll be using Rembrandts, butterfly and loop patterns like a pro!  

From gobos to beauty dishes, short patterns to broad, this is the lighting class you can't do without!  

Course Date: Monday, May 19, 2014

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
DSLR camera, portrait lens

Location:
Inner Vision Images Studio
1794 Azurite Way
Sacramento, CA 95833

Instructor Contact:
steve@innervisionimages.com
916-359-7543

Instructor Website:
http://www.innervisionimages.com

 

 

 

 


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