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Redlands
Putting Style in Your Photography
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Course #CA01
Ralph Mendez, Cr.Photog.

Ralph Mendez is an expert at reinventing himself! As an experienced photographer, he has relocated his studio not once, not twice, but three times, doing everything from fashion, headshots, classic portraits and Senior photography. So he knows what it takes to inspire, excite and stay current! In this course, Ralph will help photographers examine – and reexamine – their approach, so they can stay at the top of their industry.

Some of the topics you’ll cover include:

  • Basic lighting and posing mixed in with the small details and tricks of the trade that will make your work stand out!
  • The Ralph Mendez classic Face Session – how he does it and how you can too!
  • The White on White Fashion Style that is Ralph’s trademark.
  • Marketing and selling your products, and how to sell each unique style that you create.

With all the opportunities at your fingertips, there’s no time like the present to be a photographer – and Ralph shows you how to bring the attitude, energy and emotions that you need to endure!

Course Date: Monday, October 20, 2014

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: cameras if desired, questions

Location:
Images Designer Portraits
407 E Citrus Avenue
Redlands, CA 92373
909-792-4127

Instructor Contact:
gimagesdp@gmail.com
909-792-4127

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


Vacaville
Are You Getting Worked by Your Workflow?
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Course #CA02
Ryan Bates

Is your workflow a black hole from which you can’t escape? Do you find that you have to reinvent the wheel each time you start a new job? Take this class and learn how to make your workflow process a well-oiled machine, day in and day out!

Ryan Bates will teach you that your workflow is a series of steps that you do for every job, every time. When you have it as fine-tuned as he does, workflow is what will allow you to sleep at night and take control of your production! Together, Ryan will walk you through every step you need to take – importing and backing up via Lightroom. Explore how you cull, process and prepare images for client viewing and printing. Discover how to sell using Proselect and make a slideshow with Animoto. Ryan will even show you the basic retouches he does each time, every time.

This class will ensure that your workflow isn’t work!

Course Date:Monday, October 13, 2014

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: note-taking materials, laptop with ProSelect, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop (optional), money for lunch

Location:
Ryan Bates Photography
542 Main Street
Vacaville, CA 95688
707-447-6706

Instructor Contact:
ryan@ryanbatesphotography.com
707-447-6706

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


Orinda
Lightroom 5 for Photographers
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Course #CA03
Denny Weigand, Cr.Photog., CPP

The magic that you do happens behind the camera, but it’s the tools and technology at your fingertips that create the finishing touches, the icing on the cake. In this class, Denny Weigand teaches you how Adobe Photoshop® and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom® can be your new best friends and help you take your images to the next level!

Watch and learn as Denny walks you through a detailed look at Lightroom® and its capabilities. Better yet, discover how it integrates with Photoshop® to help you finalize amazing images! Once you know how to make the most of these programs, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them!

Don’t shy away from the technology of your trade – arm yourself with the knowledge and the ability to take your images from OK to eye-popping, jaw-dropping awesome!

Course Date:Monday, October 13, 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


Clayton
Dynamic Lighting with Studio Strobes and Speedlights
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Course #CA04
Wayne Miller, Cr.Photog., CPP

Any great photographer knows that exceptional lighting is the way to skyrocket your career! In this course, you’ll explore the lighting tricks and techniques that will allow you to create dynamic, “WOW!” images that are more than just photos. Get hands-on and delve into natural light, speed lights and studio strobes as you learn to light in ways you’ve never imagined!

Amazing lighting is every photographer’s key to the Promised Land – and Wayne Miller can show you the way!

Course Date:Monday, October 27, 2014

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:camera, lenses, speedlight (flash), tripod, eagerness to learn new techniques!

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

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

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


Walnut Creek
The Year of Me for Photographers
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Course #CA05
Laura Cottril, CPP

As an entrepreneur, it’s easy to get caught in the hamster-on-a-wheel cycle: doing what you can to survive, getting into ruts and routines, feeling like your creativity, passion and reasons why you started this career get lost in keeping your business afloat!

Well, Laura Cottril is here to tell you something we rarely get to hear – that it’s all about YOU – your life, your happiness, your business. Listen as Laura shares her own experience – struggles and burn outs, success and fast tracks, and everything in between. Hear her ups and downs and her winning philosophy about being happy in both life and work.

But this isn’t just pie-in-the-sky and holding hands. In this interesting and inspiring Super One Day workshop, you’ll learn what it takes to retain your spirit and soul, and still build a healthy, profitable business! Bring an open mind, something to write on and begin your path to renewal through strong business techniques and creative tools.

Course Date:Monday, October 6, 2014

Course Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: note-taking materials, sack lunch or money for lunch

Location:
Laura Cottril Photography Home Studio
1687 Suncrest Court
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
925-465-4466

Instructor Contact:
laura@lauracphotography.com
925-465-4466

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


Sacramento
Introduction to Studio Lighting
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Course #CA06
Steven R. Folino, Cr.Photog., CPP

Yes, you can read a manual or watch a video, but this is your opportunity to get hands-on and learn studio lighting – the right way!

Steven Folino walks you through the characteristics of light, how it shapes and defines, deepens and dramatizes and creates the mood of your photos – lighting is THE foundation of great photography! You’ll examine the differences between hard and soft light, handling soft boxes and reflectors, working with umbrellas and barn doors.

But you’re not done yet – discuss lighting patterns like Rembrandt and butterfly, discover the purpose of gobos and beauty dishes and explore all the techniques and tricks to studio lighting. If you take one class this season, let this be it!

Course Date:Monday, October 20, 2014

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera, favorite portrait lens

Location:
Inner Vision Images
1794 Azurite Way
Sacramento, CA 95833
916-359-7543

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

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


Riverside
Studio Lighting
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Course #CA07
Jose E. Quintanilla

This class is your ABC’s, your fundamentals, your foundation on studio lighting. Listen and learn as Jose Quintanilla walks you through the essentials – how to meter correctly, identifying and recognizing various lighting patterns, how to create them and more.

You’ll discuss lighting ratios, learn why they’re important and discover how to set them when shooting a session. Best of all, Jose gives you a two-for-one deal as you explore the essentials of basic posing! You’ll learn the poses you need to include in your repertoire, how to light them and why these are critical to excellent studio portraits.

This course ensures you have the right foundation to catapult your career to new heights!

Course Date:Sunday, October 12, 2014

Course Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:camera, note-taking materials

Location:
Via Lobo Studio
1243 Columbia Avenue
Suite B-4
Riverside, CA 92507
951-217-3792

Instructor Contact:
jequintanilla@sbcglobal.net
909-210-6759

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