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Peoria
Going Pro
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Course #IL01
Kelly Mitchell, CPP

If you're ready to make your photography your career, then this is the workshop for you! Whether you're wanting to start a studio or just need to restructure what you already have and take it up a notch, instructor Kelly Mitchell can help make it happen!  

In this hands-on, interactive class, discuss the steps to take when establishing a successful small business. Discover how to identify a target market, and once you have them, how to actually market to them. Discuss products and pricing, services to offer and how you can stand out from the rest. If it can help turn your creativity into profit, you'll learn it here!

Forget left-brain and right-brain theories, and discover how to be creative and business savvy – all at the same time! 

Course Date: Sunday, May 17, 2015

Course Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: laptop, note-taking materials, marketing materials and any other business-related items you wish to share or discuss, money for lunch

Location:
Dreamcatcher Road Photography
4802 Competition Lane
Peoria, IL 61615
309-573-5244

Instructor Contact:
kellyjo@dreamcatcherroad.com
309-573-5244

Instructor Website:
dreamcatcherroad.com


Saint Charles
Equine Photography and Digital Painting: The Shoot
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Course #IL02
Kerri Weiss, M.Photog.
Jim Pierce, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

In this course, you'll experience hands-on photography at its best! Using live models and some unique settings, you'll love this opportunity to shoot something different and new.  

Instructors Kerri Weiss and Jim Pierce walk you through their on-location setup and photography techniques to capture images that you and your clients will love. Instruction will review how to photograph horses in their natural environment and will include information on which angles work best; how to work with light, wind, and other outdoor elements; and how to incorporate reflectors and lights in equine photography.

Anyone can shoot photos in their studio – expand your skill set today and get your creative juices flowing!  

Note: Kerri and Jim will lead a 2nd day of instruction (listed below) on the post processing of your images from this class. Although not required, we invite you to register and attend both programs!

Course Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera SLR, lens choice (24-70, 70-22, 85, etc.), good walking shoes

Location:
Weiss On Location Photography
6N430 Clydsdale Court
Saint Charles, IL 60175
630-788-9773

Instructor Contact:
kweissc@aol.com
downtownprophoto@sbcglobal.net
630-788-9773 (Kerri)
815-788-9100 (Jim)

Instructor Website:
weissonlocation.com


Saint Charles
Equine Photography and Digital Painting: Post Processing
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Course #IL03
Kerri Weiss, M.Photog.
Jim Pierce, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

The first day was an on-location photo shoot. Now it's time to see the fruits of your labor!

In today's world of Instagram filters and quick clicks, this workshop provides a time to slow down and approach your images as the works of art that they are!

In this workshop, you'll discover how to get the most from you photos, using Kerri and Jim's expert post processing tips. Using your own photos from May 16th, you'll navigate through Photoshop, learning the right tools to use, when and why. Topics to be discussed include blending brush usage, addition of details, using dodge and burn layers to create depth, and applying gel coats.

Explore how to take a photograph from OK to amazing. Your clients will love you for creating truly one-of-a-kind art pieces!

Course Date: Sunday, May 17, 2015

Course Hours:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: laptop with Photoshop

Location:
Downtown Pro Photo Lab
150 Virginia Road
Suite 3
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-788-9100

Instructor Contact:
kweissc@aol.com
downtownprophoto@sbcglobal.net
630-788-9773 (Kerri)
815-788-9100 (Jim)

Instructor Website:
weissonlocation.com


Moline
Developing and Nurturing Your Creative Vision 
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Course #IL04
Lisa Francescon, CPP

This is a day you won’t regret! Work with Instructor Lisa Francescon as she renews your creativity and innovation!  

You'll discuss the concept of inspiration as Lisa helps you identify various sources, both in and outside the photographic world. Explore activities that will enhance your imagination and get your creative juices flowing!  

Best of all, you'll learn to take this vision and translate it into amazing images for your clients! Your craft, your creativity and your customers – bring it all together in this Super 1 Day workshop!

Course Date: Monday, May 4, 2015

Course Hours: 9am – 5pm

Items to Bring: camera, note-taking materials, flashdrive with five images that inspire you (they do not have to be photographic images)

Location: 
Francescon Portraiture
2711 13th St Ct
Moline, IL 61265
309-269-5013

Instructor Contact:
lisa@momentsbylisa.com
309-269-5013

Instructor Website:
MomentsByLisa.com


Bartlett  
Studio Operations & Marketing
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Course #IL05
Mark Shangraw, M.Photog., CPP
Kathy Shangraw

Listen and learn as the experts show you how it's done! Mark and Kathy Shangraw are here to tell all – from their marketing strategies and sales processes to pricing and profitability, how they run a shoot and more.

Discover how to run a successful studio, from the moment the phone rings to when you deliver the finished product. This is your opportunity to get in the action, participate in a live shoot, and ask any questions you like!

The Shangraws give you their expertise and experience – take it and make it your own! 

Course Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Items to Bring: note-taking materials, camera

Location: 
Clique Photography
227 S. Main Street
Bartlett, IL 60103
630-837-8887

Instructors Contacts:
mark@cliquephotography.com
Kathy@cliquephotography.com
630-837-8887

Instructor Website:
CliquePhotography.com  


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