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Sacramento
Advanced Lighting Techniques for Location and Studio
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Course #CA01
Mischa Purcell

Take this opportunity to make your family and wedding portraits stand out! Discover the lighting techniques, both on location and in studio, that will differentiate your work from the competition.  Whether it's off-camera lighting, studio strobes, reflectors or video lights, Instructor Mischa Purcell covers it. You'll walk away with an arsenal of lighting talents and techniques that will take your images – and your reputation – to the next level!

Come prepared to practice as Mischa starts the day with a presentation and then offers plenty of hands-on opportunities throughout the studio.  

Leave your competition behind you as you take your skills to new heights!

Course Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Course Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera, lighting flashes and tools, note-taking materials

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


Kings Beach
Lighting in All Conditions  
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Course #CA02
Danielle Hankinson

Sunshine, shadows, clouds and more – this workshop teaches you how to light in any condition, even when there is no light!  

Step out with Danielle Hankinson as she shows you how she controls her lighting in every situation.  Discover how what you use is a choice, not chance, and learn that there is always more than one way to approach the scenario. This is your opportunity to get creative, enhance your skills and trust in your own talents!

Course Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera, favorite lens, speedlight (Nikon users), sack lunch, comfy shoes to walk over rocks and in sand

Location:
Danielle Hankinson Photography
8079 North Lake Boulevard
Suite 209
Kings Beach, CA 96143
530-412-1494

Instructor Contact:
Danielle@daniellehankinson.com
530-412-1494

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


Clayton
Dynamic Lighting with Studio Strobes and Speed Lights   
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Course #CA03
Wayne Miller, M.Photog.Cr., CPP   

Innovative lighting set-ups can be your ticket to images that will wow! Join Wayne Miller for a hands-on workshop where you'll learn to express your creativity through lighting. Discover different techniques that will result in dynamic, dramatic images that will impress your clients and increase your sales!

From natural light to speed lights and many options in between, explore how to take your lighting talents to a new level!

Course Date: Monday, October 26, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera, lens, speed light (flash), 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
Use Lightroom and Photoshop to Make Your Images Pop
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Course #CA04
Denny Weigand, Cr.Photog., CPP   

Lightroom and Photoshop can be a photographer's best friends, but only if you know what you're doing.  In this workshop, Denny Weigand walks you through how to use both of these programs to improve your photos and your life!  

You'll learn how Lightroom can help your post-processing workflow, including managing, developing and your printing your photos. Then, delve into Photoshop and discover how simple retouching tricks can give your images the finished looks that clients love!  

Enhance your photos, improve your processes – get better results in less time! What's not to love?

Course Date: Monday, October 5, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: computer pre-loaded with latest Lightroom and Photoshop if available

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


Moraga
Off-Camera Flash and Strobes for Formal Images
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Course #CA06
Lisa Duncan, CPP

Come join in for a great, interactive day, mastering off-camera flash and strobe lighting for formal portraits. Instructor Lisa Duncan shows you how to use these studio lights in outdoor settings to create incredible images.  

Bring your camera and gear as you listen, learn and then put it all to practice! Who says studio lighting only happens in the studio? Strobes, off camera flash and the Great Outdoors will make for amazing portraits! Spend the day with Lisa and learn lighting in a whole new way!

Course Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera and gear for portraits. Please contact the instructor prior to the class to finalize equipment list.

Location:
Lisa Duncan Photography
3878 Paseo Grande
Moraga, CA 94556
925-708-8936

Instructor Contact:
lisaduncanphotography@gmail.com
925-708-8936


Sacramento
Introduction to Studio Lighting – Hands On
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Course #CA07
Steven Folino, Cr.Photog., CPP

This is your opportunity to learn studio lighting in a way that no manual or website can teach you!  

Explore the characteristics of light, how it shapes and defines, creates the mood of your photos and why it's the foundation for everything you do. Learn the differences between hard and soft light, when and why you use soft boxes, reflectors, umbrellas and even barn doors! Best of all, you'll get hands-on as you cover everything from umbrellas to beauty dishes, short patterns to Rembrandt.  

This is Studio Lighting 101 – everything you've ever wanted to know and experience, first-hand, about lighting. Walk away lighting like a pro!

Course Date: Monday, October 19, 2015

Course Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera and favorite portrait lens to maximize the hands-on experience

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

Instructor Contact:
steve@innervisionimages.com
916-202-2285

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


Sacramento
Sultry and Sexy Boudoir Photography
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Course #CA08
Steven Folino, Cr.Photog., CPP

Has the concept of Boudoir Photography piqued your interest, but you didn't know where to go from there? In this hands-on class, you'll not only explore boudoir styles and techniques but learn how to actually get started in your own studio!

Explore posing and lighting techniques that will flatter and compliment any client. Learn how to create an engaging, fun session that both you and your clients will remember. Learn the Do's and Don'ts of interacting with your clients during the shoot so that you and your studio exude a level of professionalism that can't be beat.  

This class is the best of all worlds – you'll listen and learn; then watch as Instructor Steven Folino demonstrates everything you've discussed. Then, practice with live models to gain the confidence and knowledge to do it yourself. You'll even close out the day with marketing tips that will really jumpstart your boudoir business.

No more excuses – this class is the way to greenlight your boudoir business, immediately!

Course Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015

Course Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera and favorite portrait lens to maximize the hands-on experience

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

Instructor Contact:
steve@innervisionimages.com
916-202-2285

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


Valencia
Creating a 6-Figure Wedding Business
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Course #CA09
Michael Anthony

Join us for Wedding Bootcamp! This one-day instructional course gives you a strong foundation on which to build a profitable wedding studio. Learn the tips and tricks you need to distinguish yourself from your competition and stay on the cutting edge of the industry!  

Instructor Michael Anthony walks you through advanced posing and storytelling techniques that create amazing portraits. Discuss creative lighting techniques, including off-camera flash set-ups, that truly capture each moment and bring out the emotion and drama of the day.  

Michael also takes you through the business aspect of running a wedding studio, sharing a business model that capitalizes on in-person sales for higher profits.  

This class is your ticket to delivering amazing portraits while making great profits!

Course Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
10-15 images in portfolio for critique, DSLR camera, note-taking materials

Location:
Michael Anthony Photography
25031 W Ave Stanford
Valencia, CA 91355
310-906-6210

Instructor Contact:
mike@michaelanthonyphotography.com
310-906-6210

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


Santa Cruz
Secrets to Successful Portraits at the Beach
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Course #CA10
Annie Rowland, M.Photog., CPP

Beach portraits, while beautiful, are not always easy to achieve. In this class, you'll learn the tips and tricks that will help you achieve stunning results!  

Discuss equipment and what works well at the beach. Explore some different lighting techniques, the best timing and scouting great locations. You'll also discuss posing and how to incorporate styles that flatter your subjects while creating relationships, emotion and effect. Instructor Annie Rowland shares what works for her and teaches you how to get the most out of your shoot.  

At the end of the class, you'll head surfside for some hands on experience and practice. Beach photography doesn't have to be a headache. Learn how to have fun in the sun with the sand between your toes – all while capturing priceless portraits! 

Course Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015

Course Hours:
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
note-taking materials, camera (optional), sack lunch and snacks, a good attitude and warm clothing to wear on the beach at sunset

Location:
Annie K. Rowland Photography Studio
714 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
831-466-0663

Instructor Contact:
Annie.rowland@gmail.com
831-466-0663

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


Los Angeles
Charge What You Are Worth…And Make Them Happy to Pay It
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Course #CA11
Stuart Townsley

Dive into the details of branding, value and profitability as Instructor Stuart Townsley shares how to give your studio the brand that you want, demand the value you deserve and charge that prices that you're worth!  

Discuss how to capture the images that will sell, develop the right product offering and price based on value. Explore the pre-consultation experience and how to set expectations. Stuart shares Marketing and Sales 101 tips so you attract the clients and make the sales that you want. This course is about changing your attitude and not being afraid to get what you should – and once you've done that, you'll get the clients you want as well!   

As an added bonus, you'll even  learn how to end the conversation about just selling digital files for once and for all – Stuart shares the secret to this and more! Don't miss it!

Course Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
note-taking materials

Location:
Townsley Portraits
1217 S. Holt #1
Los Angeles, CA 90035
322-786-6019

Instructor Contact:
stphotog1@gmail.com

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


San Jose
Marketing, Selling and Creating Painted Equestrian Portraits
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Course #CA12
Mark Brandes, M.Photog.Cr.
Paul Tumason, M.Photog.Cr., API

Join Instructors Paul Tumason and Mark Brandes as they take you on a unique journey of art and photography. This day combines Paul's skills in classic portraiture and Corel Painter with Mark's talent in equestrian photography and wall art – these two experts come together to create amazing masterpieces that will wow your clients!  

You'll begin with an equestrian portrait session done on location as Mark demonstrates the lighting and posing techniques that work best. Later that day, Paul shares his artistic abilities and demonstrates how to create a painted masterpiece from the morning's photos. Continue on as Mark discusses his equestrian marketing and sales techniques that have created such a booming business. Paul tag teams, explaining his elements of composition, how he designs his portraits and how he approaches painting.  

Both instructors are experts in creating wall portrait art, and during this class, they'll share their secrets, tips and tools of the trade. Learn how they do what they do and the sales techniques that have made them so successful.

A wonderful day of photography, art and business savvy, this is one for the books! 

Course Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
camera equipment, notebooks or laptops for not taking, Painter software is not required for the class, but would be helpful if students want to follow along with Paul's Painter instruction, sack lunch or money for lunch

Location:
Tumason Portraits
871 Park Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126
408-286-7285

Instructor Contact:
markbrandes@brandesportrait.com
tumasonportraits@gmail.com
805-367-8100 (Mark)
408-286-7285 (Paul)

Instructor Website:
http://www.brandesportrait.com
http://www.tumasonportraits.com


Encinitas
Fistfuls of Pixels, Oh My!
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Course #CA13
Gigi Clark, M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP, API   

Award-winning photographer and dedicated instructor Gigi Clark, is BACK with an unusual offering for you all! We all know that compositing for "Great Images" is ALWAYS a challenge! Designed especially for Super 1 Day, Gigi has a wonderful, fun-filled, inspirational class just for you! Be prepared to learn all kinds of different ways to see and creatively combine your 'bits and pieces' — that is, disparate images you've taken over time…that will go through an evolution to become wholly new, yet powerful images for you to present, be it fine art for yourself, for clients or for competition.

You'll see (and try out) all kinds of combined imagery examples that become 'new' landscapes, creative portraiture, fantasy and SO much more! In addition, she'll help you with some unique retouching tools, to aid you in your endeavors. We'll work primarily on provided images in Photoshop and Painter examples will be shown as well. Plus, you'll receive an extra-large dose of creativity, inspiration and problem solving tools/skills!

This day-long session will be very much hands on, so you are encouraged to bring your laptop, tablet and pen. (For those who don't have a graphic tablet/pen, no worries, she has extras for you to borrow for the day!) Gigi believes in continuing the learning experience long after the class is over… she'll give you the recipes aka 'rap' sheets to take home to further your education on your own. She can't wait to meet you all!

Course Date: Friday, October 16, 2015

Course Hours: 10:00am – 5:30pm

Items to Bring: money for catered lunch, note-taking materials; take home bonus recipes and additional materials will be provided, laptop with Photoshop preloaded with power cords, graphics tablet with driver preloaded and pen (For those without tablets and pens, let Gigi know, and she will supply you with a loaner), 1-2x 16GB+ Flash/Jump Drives to receive additional materials from Gigi

Location: 
San Diego County Credit Union, Encinitas, CA Branch
Community Room
501 N. El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
877-732-2848

Instructor Contact:
gigiclark@me.com
760-941-1894 (no voicemail)
760-687-3507 (cell – text is best)


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