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Austin   
Downtown Austin Photography
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Course #TX01
Cris DeWitt

Join Cris for a walk-about of downtown Austin and practice your architectural, street and landscape photography skills! On this walk, you'll have an opportunity to try a few specialty Canon lenses and learn a lot about your camera settings in the process! Cris will show you all you need to know to capture iconic Austin photographs. Attendees will work the camera and choose lighting scenarios - and you may discover somewhere you never knew existed in our city! This is a beginner course, but all experiences are welcome.  

Spend the day getting lots of exercise and lots of knowledge in this interactive and fun class!

Course Date: Monday, October 5, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: backpack, tripod (for architectural, not required), water, one or two lenses, snacks, sack lunch, weather gear (class will be held rain or shine)

Location:
Class will meet at Starbucks
2nd Street District
301 W 3rd Street
Austin, TX 78701

Instructor Contact:
crisdewittphotographer@gmail.com
512-656-9458

Instructor Website:
http://www.industrial-architecture.com


San Antonio
Boudoir Techniques and Applications
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Course #TX02
Dane Miller, CPP

If you've been thinking about boudoir photography but don't know how to get it up and running, then this is your opportunity! Dane Miller teaches you how to develop a plan for starting, operating and actually making money in a boudoir boutique studio!  

You'll discuss aspects of the shoot with an emphasis on posing and framing. Explore the sales process, including projection sales and developing the types of products clients want. Dane shares a marketing plan that will help you target and get clients in your studio.  

When you're finished, you'll not only be prepared to run a profitable studio but to deliver a client experience that will be the talk of the town! 

Course Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera, note-taking materials

Location:
Dos Kiwis Studio
1112 West Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78201
210-735-5555

Instructor Contact:
dane@doskiwis.com
210-325-6888

Instructor Website:
http://doskiwis.com


Austin
Image Extraction, Composition, Blending, and Textures
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Course #TX03
Doc List

Composites – some photographers won't even go there. Others have tried and just didn't get the result they wanted. In this class, Instructor Doc List shows you how to create a composite that tells the story you want and doesn't even look like a composite!

You'll start with exploring and clarifying your vision for composites. What's the story you want to tell and how do you want to tell it? Once you understand that, you can start with the actual photos.  Learn how to extra subjects from current images and prepare them for compositing. You'll discuss selecting and preparing a background and explore the subtle touches and edits that make a composite come together.  

Doc shows you all of this, using some his favorite tools, such as his preferred backgrounds, Photoshop (CS6 or CC2014) as well as Topaz Remask 4. Come prepared to have fun, to learn, to experiment and be fully engaged and hands-on. The result? Amazing composites that have all the right technical elements with your own signature style!

Course Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: laptop/notebook/desktop, Wacom (or similar) tablet, Photoshop CS6/CC/CC2014, Topaz Remask 4, external monitor (if desired), sack lunch and snacks

Location:
PFTA
15301 Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78728

Instructor Contact:
doc@doclistphotography.com
512-924-9248

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


Plano
I Want It Now! Location Printing & Photo Booths
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Course #TX04
David J. Stana, Cr.Photog., CPP
Bill Vahrenkamp

These days, everyone wants it now: coffee, food, entertainment, buying online and getting your order delivered to the house. We don't want to wait for anything and we love conveniences. Photography is no different. Yes, not everything can be done at the speed people want, but if you are a progressive photographer offering a variety of services to be competitive in today's market, you must consider the customer that says "I Want It Now"

Our program is simple - We will show you how not to lose clients that have a need for on-site printing and how something as simple as a photo booth can be your next business partner without having the expense of an additional employee or two or three.

We all learned the value of location shooting; now let's shoot and print on site with the proper tools and move to a more timely delivery model for those customers who demand it.

Re-think how you do your portraits and wedding services with same day income and how this add-on can be enormously entertaining and a great value!

Professional photography with print options and photo booths are one of the fastest growing areas in our industry. Are you offering these services yet? If not, you will be ready to jump right in after this class. We'll explore how these profitable services can bring in additional income, whether you specialize in weddings or portraits.

How does adding a new revenue stream to your business and setting yourself apart from your competitors sound? Good? We thought so. Join David and Bill and leverage your photography knowledge to increase cash flow with these new services!

  • Learn what markets you may have been missing & how these services can bring in additional income.
  • See how easy it is to add these to your studio offerings (like adding a photo booth as your "additional photographer").
  • Learn the basic tools needed, as well as automation & easy on-site processes to create new opportunities.
  • Watch & learn an advanced theme setup & green screen use.
  • Understand the speed at which you can provide these services with real software demonstrations.
  • Use social media options for even more revenue generation on-location & post-event.
  • And more!

So, don't be caught in the ups and downs of offering just one service. Learn what it takes to build a diverse business with the tools and know-how that professional photographers have been using for years. Already involved with professional photography location printing and/or using a photo booth? Rise to the next level with David & Bill's new ideas and new markets to tap!

Course Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: desire to learn to leverage your photographic knowledge to increase cash flow with new services

Location:
Imaging Spectrum, Inc.
1101 Summit Avenue
Plano, TX 75074
800-342-9294/214-342-9290

Instructor Contact:
djstana@tx.rr.com
bill@albertexphoto.com
972-467-7212

Instructor Website:
http://www.silverstarpictures.com
http://www.albertexphoto.com
 


Dallas
The Ins and Outs of Print Competition
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Course #TX05
Margaret Bryant, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
Dan Ferguson, CPP

Confused or nervous about how Print Competition works? Has fear been holding you back from getting involved? Then this Super One Day is especially for you!  

Listen as experts Margaret Bryant and Dan Ferguson explain how the process works. Then, delve into the details of how to make your images competition-ready. Discuss how to get started, selecting images and the 12 Elements of a Merit Image. You'll hear the tips and tricks that will help you enhance and improve your pictures, your business and your reputation. Margaret and Dan come to you from two different points in their artistic journey, so they have something to offer everyone!  

Competition-ready images demand more dollars, so whether you're looking to compete or just achieve more in your craft, this is a don't miss opportunity!  

And, as a bonus, you'll see what happens to your images behind the scenes! Pounds Lab is the meeting location and will take the class on a tour. You won't want to miss this "insider's look!"

Course Date: Friday, October 16, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: note-taking materials, four to six candidate images (print competition or business ready), sack lunch or money for lunch, an eagerness to participate and learn

Location:
Pounds Labs
901 Regal Row
Dallas, TX 75247
214-688-1425, Vickie ext. 119

Instructor Contact:
mrb@bryantdogphotography.com
danferguson@msn.com
972-418-6084 (Margaret)
972-429-9935 (Dan)

Instructor Website:
http://bryantdogphotography.com
http://danfergusonphotography.com


Carrollton
Protect Your Business From Data Loss! Backups, Archiving, Recovery and More!
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Course #TX06
Dan Ferguson, CPP
Margaret Bryant, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

In this digital age of photography, data storage takes on a whole new meaning! Gone are the days of storing negatives and contact sheets. Today it's all about file management, backups and recovery systems.

For most people, data loss isn't about "if" it happens; rather, it's a scenario that every photographer will probably deal with at some point in business. But, it doesn't have to be the end of the world.

In this course, you'll explore Best Practices in data management, backup, archival and more. Discuss RAID and JBOD – and if you don't know what these are, you will! Explore ways to configure your network, and examine what to back up, when and how. You don't have to be an IT expert to know how to protect your data, your systems and your business.

Whether you feel you're in over your head, somewhat know what you're doing or just need a refresher, this class is a great way to make sure you've got it covered. After all, your business and your clients depend on it!

Course Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: note-taking materials, failed or corrupt SD or CF card, sack lunch or money for a working group lunch, an eagerness to participate and learn

Location:
Margaret Bryant Studio
2760 Fairwood Avenue
Carrollton, TX 75006
972-418-6084

Instructor Contact:
mrb@bryantdogphotography.com
danferguson@msn.com
972-418-6084 (Margaret)
972-429-9935 (Dan)

Instructor Website:
http://bryantdogphotography.com
http://danfergusonphotography.com


Houston  
Mastering the Art of Off-Camera Flash
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Course #TX08
Kim Hartz, M.Photog., CPP

Welcome to everything you need to know about off-camera flash! Instructor Kim Hartz will teach you how to master this lighting technique as you gain instruction and hands-on experience.  

Explore the use of speedlights, strobes, modifiers and even high sync speeds. As you practice throughout the day, you'll learn the power behind off-camera flash and how to create dynamic photos that will really amaze your clients.  

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from an expert. You'll love watching your knowledge, your skills and your client base expand!

Course Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera, favorite lenses pocket wizards, speedlight, sack lunch

Location:
Kim Hartz Studio
3019 Rice Boulevard
Houston, TX 77005
713-521-7272

Instructor Contact:
kim@kimhartz.com
713-521-7272

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


Bryan
The Buddy System: Strategies to Collaborate and Conquer
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Course #TX09
Ashley Siegert, CPP
Meghan Garner, CPP

In the face of an ever-changing industry, many studio owners respond by becoming more cut-throat and competitive. This course takes a different approach, and focuses on the sense of community amongst photographers.  

Listen as Ashley Siegert and Meghan Garner share their experiences of teaming up and collaborating while still maintaining unique and individual brands. Learn how they have worked together as allies rather than enemies and the advantages of developing relationships with colleagues and fellow professionals. Ashley and Meghan have not only learned and gained much from each other but their individual studios have seen unprecedented growth!

Come hear this dynamic duo as they team up yet again, demonstrating how collaboration can help you conquer the industry!

Course Date: Monday, October 5, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
note-taking materials, lunch money for local cafe

Location:
Meghan Garner Portrait Designs and Fig-Mint Photography
211 N Main Street #21
Bryan, TX 77803
404-944-6780

Instructor Contact:
Ashley.figmint@gmail.com
meg@meghangarner.com
404-944-6780
979-571-4292

Instructor Website:
http://www.fig-mint.com
http://www.meghangarner.com


Bryan
The Business of Boudoir
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Course #TX10
Meghan Garner, CPP

Instructor Meghan Garner has built a booming business, specializing exclusively in fine art boudoir photography. If you're looking to break into this genre or just want to be more successful in it, watch and learn as Meghan shows how to make boudoir a hit for both photographer and client!  

Boudoir photography is all about creating the customer experience, focusing on their unique needs and expectations. Learn what Meghan does that has made her such a success! You'll focus on lighting and posing techniques that flatter while still telling a sensual story. You'll discover what goes into preparing for the client experience and how to bring out the fun, the sultry and the sexy during each session.  

In the afternoon, discover what goes on behind the scenes, including the right marketing, creating pricing and product lines and maximizing your sales revenues.  

This course is a great opportunity to soak up Meghan's expertise and then put it to practice with live models. Whether you're just getting started or looking to spice up your boudoir biz, this day will do the trick! 

Course Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
camera, lenses, memory cards, laptop

Location:
Meghan Garner Portrait Designs
211 N Main Street #21
Bryan, TX 77803
979-571-4292

Instructor Contact:
meg@meghangarner.com
979-571-4292

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


San Antonio
Starting a Studio in a New Location: Critical Factors for Success
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Course #TX11
Karl Schraml
Kendra Schraml

This day is focused on starting a brand new studio in a new place. You'll learn as Instructor Karl Schraml walks you through the key factors to consider and how to ensure your venture will be successful.

Listen as Karl covers topics like maximizing your network, using social media and other marketing tactics, and how to view this new opportunity with fresh eyes. You'll explore how differences in your marketplace may prompt you to make changes to your business model or plan. Karl will discuss how to adapt and be ready to make these changes happen.  

In such a transient society, starting again in a new place can be a common challenge. This class is the perfect way to hit the ground running and never miss a beat!

Course Date: Monday, October 12, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
note-taking materials

Location:
KX2 Studios
TBD
San Antonio, TX
210-910-4592

Instructor Contact:
Kx2studios@gmail.com
210-992-9169

Instructor Website:
http://kx2studios.com


Dallas
Introduction to Studio and Off-Camera Lighting
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Course #TX12
Jason Anderson, CPP

Studio lighting can be confusing, scary and completely stressful. In this class, Instructor Jason Anderson takes the fear and complication out of these tools and teaches you to light like a professional!

Whether you're new to photography or even if you've been doing this for a bit, you'll learn skills that will enhance and improve your images. Learn how to use off-camera flash in the field and discover how to properly place light instruments and how to meter light. You'll explore how to use modifiers and reflectors and light with 1, 2, 3 and even more strobes.  

When you're done, the stress of studio lighting will disappear, and you'll have the confidence to light like a pro! Take advantage of this opportunity and take you skills to the next level!

Course Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
DSLR, flash unit, note-taking materials, questions and an eagerness to learn!

Location:
Pendleton Studio
4887 Alpha Road, Suite 295
Dallas, TX 75244
972-980-8838

Instructor Contact:
Jason@pendletonstudio.com
972-980-8838

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


Richmond
Using Lighting Off Camera from Daylight to Dark
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Course #TX13
Alison Carlino

Want to create bold and dramatic images? Photographs that will make your clients take notice? This is the way! Listen and learn as Instructor Alison Carlino shows you how to use off-camera lighting to create amazing images.

Discuss the versatility of off-camera flash, and how you can use it from dusk until dawn, in wet or dry conditions, indoors or out. You'll learn how to place the light, how to create or modify the intensity, and even change the mood using gels. Alison shows you one of her favorite techniques – back lighting – and how she uses it to add drama and separation from the background setting.  

Watch Alison in action as she demonstrates speedlights, Profoto strobes and even a video light to show what each can do for your images. Examine before and after photos to see the differences you can make and there'll even be a live shoot before you're done.  

This is a great way to really submerse yourself in the magic of off camera lighting! You'll walk away with new, creative, dramatic ways to spice up your photos and wow your clients!

Course Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
camera, one or two portrait lenses, speedlight and transceiver/receiver set up (if you have them), note-taking materials, money for lunch

Location:
Carlino’s Photography Studio
1905 Dowling Drive
Richmond, TX 77469
832-595-0590

Instructor Contact:
info@carlinosphotography.com
832-595-7874

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


Houston 
Low Key Portrait Lighting
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Course #TX14
Curley Marshall, Cr.Photog., CPP
Tom Hathcock, M.Photog., CPP

Everything you ever wanted to know about low key lighting is here! Instructors Curley Marshall and Tom Hathcock take you through it all.

Discuss the types of studio and off camera equipment to use and why. You'll cover light modifiers and how to use them to create soft light. Explore high and low key lighting, and the lighting ratios that are critical to these techniques. Examine how to use loop lighting, narrow, short and broad lighting in your set-ups. You'll even discuss posing techniques that will slim your subjects - and who doesn't love that?

This course is an info-packed day that will improve your techniques, enhance your skills and impress your clients – it does it all!

Course Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
camera, note-taking materials

Location:
Freeman Photography
13250 Forkland Drive
Houston, TX 77077
832-216-8738

Instructor Contact:
marshallsphoto@yahoo.com
tommy@tomhathcock.com
832-216-8738 (Curley)
713-816-1213 (Tom)

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


Houston   
Stop Short Changing Your Clients: Create the Custom Experience with ProSelect
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Course #TX15
Frances "Aileen" Harding, M.Photog., CPP
Sherry Piche, CPP

So many photographers take great photos but fall short on the sales presentation. Give your clients what they want and discover how to create a custom experience just for them!  

In this course, Aileen Harding and Sherry Piche show you the wonders of ProSelect Software and how this can create a seamless sales experience that your clients will love! Bring a laptop with ProSelect loaded as well as your price lists and you'll learn how to set up pricing, templates and use the ProSelect features. Explore Room View that will show customers how awesome your images will look on their walls. Design albums and storyboards, right on the spot, allowing your clients to be part of the creative process. ProSelect is less about selling and more about presenting masterpieces – masterpieces that your clients will love to buy!  

This is your opportunity to discover this premier tool that will not only help you increase your sales but wow your clients and showcase your value and talent. Don't just sell photos – create a customer experience your clients will remember!

Course Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015

Course Hours:
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
computer loaded with ProSelect software (a trial version is available), folder of client images, music file, power strip, pricing, note-taking materials

Location:
United Way Building
50 Waugh Drive
Houston, TX 77007
713-685-2300

Instructor Contact:
contact@aharding.net
s_piche@comcast.net
281-814-4669 (Aileen)
281-660-5532 (Sherry)

Instructor Website:
http://www.aharding.net
http://pichephotography.com


Fayetteville
Seniors on Location
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Course #TX16
Joe Dybala, M.Photog., CPP

This is your opportunity to take your senior shoots out of the studio and on location. You'll learn the tricks to great lighting, no matter where you are.  

Instructor Joe Dybala discusses location lighting – both available and fill – and how to get what you need outside of the studio. Walk the town square, shooting a senior session will a live model, as you learn how to use your setting and surrounding structures in your images.  

Learn how to achieve the right composition and lighting to capture different emotions and facets of your subjects. Joe even shows you the natural posing positions that he uses for great senior portraits. You'll also explore the psychology behind the shoot and learn how to best relate to today's teens for sessions that are fun for everyone! When you're finished with the shoot, discover the advantages of using ProSelect immediately afterwards and see the customer experience it can create.

This is a great day for discussion, knowledge and instruction that will elevate your senior skills and wow your clients!

Course Date: Monday, October 5, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
camera equipment, note-taking materials, walking shoes, sack lunch or money for lunch

Location:
Dybala Photography
106 N Live Oak
Fayetteville, TX 78940
979-702-0729

Instructor Contact:
dybalaphoto@gmail.com
979-702-0729

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


Fayetteville
Seniors on Location
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Course #TX17
Joe Dybala, M.Photog., CPP

This is your opportunity to take your Senior shoots out of the studio and on location. You'll learn the tricks to great lighting, no matter where you are.  

Instructor Joe Dybala discusses location lighting – both available and fill – and how to get what you need outside of the studio. Walk the town square, shooting a senior session will a live model, as you learn how to use your setting and surrounding structures in your images.  

Learn how to achieve the right composition and lighting to capture different emotions and facets of your subjects. Joe even shows you the natural posing positions that he uses for great senior portraits. You'll also explore the psychology behind the shoot and learn how to best relate to today's teens for sessions that are fun for everyone! When you're finished with the shoot, discover the advantages of using ProSelect immediately afterwards and see the customer experience it can create.

This is a great day for discussion, knowledge and instruction that will elevate your senior skills and wow your clients! 

Course Date: Monday, October 12, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
camera equipment, note-taking materials, walking shoes, sack lunch or money for lunch

Location:
Dybala Photography
106 N Live Oak
Fayetteville, TX 78940
979-702-0729

Instructor Contact:
dybalaphoto@gmail.com
979-702-0729

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


Eddy
Food and Small Product Photography
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Course #TX18
Tom Sergent

This is an opportunity you don't see very often! Instructor Tom Sergent is here to show you how to photograph food and other small products. If you're looking to expand your business and do more commercial work, this is the class for you!

Learn the tricks of the trade and what's involved in making these inanimate objects pop off the page.   You'll discuss lighting theory – and practice – in detail and learn how this can make or break a photo. Explore different types of studio lighting and natural lighting, see them demonstrated and learn how to achieve the results you want. Practice what you learn as you participate in set-ups and the techniques demonstrated.

This is an opportunity to step away from the traditional portraiture, wedding and lighting courses, and expand your skill set and studio. Don't miss out!

Course Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
note-taking materials, sack lunch (no restaurants nearby), any camera equipment you desire

Location:
Wind Whistle Photography (Dreamcatcher Studio)
1155 Hwy 7
Eddy, TX 76524
254-716-7813

Instructor Contact:
windwhistlephoto@aol.com
254-716-7813

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


Eddy
Natural Light Photography and Off-Camera Flash
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Course #TX19
Tom Sergent

Step away from studio lighting and go natural! This day focuses on natural lighting, both in the studio and outdoors. Learn how to use and control this light source for great results and effect in your photos. Instructor Tom Sergent will also walk you through off-camera flash and show you how to combine it with natural light for some amazing images. Work with light modifiers as well, all the while paying particular attention to achieving a "natural look" to your photos.  

This is a hands-on day, so bring your camera and get in the action as you work with set-ups and live models. The course is your opportunity to go all natural!

Course Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
note-taking materials, sack lunch (no restaurants nearby), any camera equipment you desire

Location:
Wind Whistle Photography (Dreamcatcher Studio)
1155 Hwy 7
Eddy, TX 76524
254-716-7813

Instructor Contact:
windwhistlephoto@aol.com
254-716-7813

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


San Antonio
Becoming the Hero – How to Execute Great Weddings and Photoshoots
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Course #TX20
Chrystina Straughan, CPP

Weddings are often all about checklists. Being a great wedding photographer is not much different! In this class, Instructor Chrystina Straughan teaches you the small steps that are the secret to creating an incredible client experience. You'll walk through everything you need to know so your weddings go smoothly and professionally.

Learn the processes that Chrystina follows, everything from picking the right clients (yes, you too can choose with whom you work!) to the Big Day. Discover what should be in your wedding emergency kit.  Learn what a "stat list" is – and more!    

They say the devil is in the details – this class is the way to make all your weddings heavenly!

Course Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015

Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring: camera, flashes, notebook computer

Location:
Dos Kiwis
1112 West Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78201
210-735-5555

Instructor Contact:
strphoto@gmail.com
210-445-9837

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


Granbury
Shooting and Compositing for Team Banners
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Course #TX21
Christy Dodson, CPP

Team banners are a great product offering in today's sports photography. In this class, you'll learn dramatic lighting techniques and compositing skills that will get you – and your banners – noticed!  

In this hands-on class, you'll discuss how to start with an initial concept and take it all the way through to the final output. Instructor Christy Dodson walks you through lighting and individual posing and how it influences the final composition. Then, stretch your legs and get ready to click as you use your cameras for some live shots.  

Get comfy and creative as you walk through the composite process, learning how to bring it all together for a finished product that your teams will love! Once you know how to make it happen, Christy discusses different ways for you to market your skills, get more banner jobs and best of all, do it profitably!  

It's all about banners in this Super 1-Day class!

Course Date: Monday, October 5, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
camera, laptop with Photoshop CS5 or higher, note-taking materials

Location:
Snap1Studios
3846 N. Hwy 144
Granbury, TX 76048
817-917-7824

Instructor Contact:
christy@snap1studios.com
817-917-7824

Instructor Website:
http://www.snap1studios.com


New Braunfels
Off Camera Flash for On Location
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Course #TX22
Chrystina Straughan, CPP
Randy Pollard, Cr.Photog.,CPP

Explore the concept of off camera flash for all your clients. You'll learn why you should use it on location and how to properly take advantage of directional light. Work with Instructors Chrystina Straughan and Randy Pollard as you test several light modifiers, working with soft boxes, umbrellas, light benders and diffusers.  

Watch a hands-on demonstration in several lighting situations, including full sun, overhang shade, open shade and sunset. You'll explore the different ways to effectively light these scenarios and create the moments – and images – that your clients want.

If you can do it with off camera flash, you'll do it in this class!

Course Date: Monday, October 19, 2015

Course Hours:
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
camera, flashes, notebook, light stand

Location:
Faust Street Bridge
478 Porter St.
New Braunfels, TX 78130
210-445-9837

Instructor Contact:
strphoto@gmail.com
randy@l-annimaging.com
210-445-9837 (Chrystina)
361-649-5937 (Randy)

Instructor Website:
http://www.sanantonioweddingphotography.com
http://www.l-annimaging.com


Houston   
The Nuts and Bolts of League Sport Photography
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Course #TX23
Tom Hathcock, M.Photog., CPP
Kim Christensen

League sports photography can be a great business, but you have to know how to get in the game! During this course, learn the ins and outs of league sports and what you need to know to win in this market.

You'll discuss who to contact and how to network within your area's leagues, parks and booster clubs.  Discover the details on submitting a bid and how to make sure you're considered. Delve into the different types of products and packages to offer and how to handle sales. Instructors Tom Hathcock and Kim Christensen even walk you through what you need on the day of the shoot, how to handle on location shooting and lighting – and more!   

This is your chance to get yourself into the big leagues!  

Course Date: Friday, October 9, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
laptop, camera and flash, light meter (optional), money for lunch. Instructors will provide snacks and soft drinks.

Location:
Freeman Photography
13250 Forkland Drive
Houston, TX 77077

Instructor Contact:
tommy@tomhathcock.com
info@kcphotoproductions.com
713-816-1213 (Tom)
713-408-0965 (Kim)

Instructor Website:
http://www.tomhathcock.com
http://www.kimchristensenphotography.com


Cypress
The Art of Transforming an Ordinary Image Into a Work of Art
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Course #TX24
Armando Chacon, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
Curley Marshall, Cr.Photog., CPP

In this course, you'll learn what your vision – and a little help from technology - can do for your images. Learn how to take your favorite photos and transform them into works of art!  

Instructors Armando Chacon and Curley Marshall will teach you how to manipulate, crop, enhance and retouch your images, using Photoshop, Corel and more. You'll even discover what 3rd party plugins and other filters are and how you can use them in your processes. Learn how to take images and create pieces you can display at home, businesses and even showcase in galleries!  

Best of all, you'll learn these steps in a simple, menu-driven method so that you can duplicate this in your own studio. Expand your talents and techniques today! Take art to a whole new level!

Course Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015

Course Hours:
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
note-taking materials

Location:
Cypress Photography
13307 Skinner Rd.
Cypress, TX 77429
281-948-1006

Instructor Contact:
armando.cypressphoto@gmail.com
marshallsphoto@yahoo.com
281-948-1006 (Armando)
281-856-8915 (Curley)

Instructor Website:
http://www.cypressphotography.net
http://www.marshallsphotography.com


Cypress 
Introduction to Volume Photography
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Course #TX25
Robin Janson, CPP

If you're thinking about adding a new revenue stream to your studio, you've come to the right place!  Learn volume photography the way it SHOULD be done!  

Robin Janson welcomes all levels of experienced photographers as he discusses how to start, build and sustain a successful volume business. Learn how to be unique and set yourself apart from the competition as you increase your profits. Start to finish, Robin shows you how!

Learn what sales and marketing techniques really resonate with your target audience. Discuss basic lighting and posing techniques that make Photo Days go smoothly. Explore extractions for sports photography. You'll also cover workflow and uploading options to your lab so that you can handle the additional volume in an efficient, effective way. Before you're done, you'll even delve into how to deliver the final product so that customers are sure to be impressed!

This class lets you return home and hit the ground running in your own studio! Master volume photography today and watch your business boom!

Course Date: Monday, October 5, 2015

Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Items to Bring:
Come comfy casual but know we will be setting up and breaking down sets and lights. Note taking materials, pen and paper or laptop would be recommended, camera and lens preferably 24-70mm or something close to that focal length would also be advised. You may bring a lunch or we can order out. We have a variety of places like Subway or inexpensive Chinese food.

Location:
Sockmonkey Headquarters
27019 Sable Oaks Ln
Cypress, TX 77433
281-561-9816

Instructor Contact:
robin@sockmonkeyphotography.com
281-561-9816

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


Mansfield
Natural Light Modern Maternity
SOLD OUT!

Course #TX26
Bree Adams, CPP

Maternity shoots are all about capturing the beauty of motherhood, and what better way to do this then with natural light?

In this class, you'll learn how to achieve perfect light, in camera, at the moment of the shoot. Discuss the best poses that flatter expecting moms and how to put them at ease and make them feel beautiful during the session. You'll also cover the essentials of editing and retouching so that the finished product goes beyond expectations.

Do all this and more, as you have the chance to get hands-on and shoot your own photos during the day. Master natural light, capture the true beauty of motherhood, and elevate your talent – this Super 1 day workshop does it all!

Course Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Course Hours: 9am – 4pm

Items to Bring: camera, note-taking materials

Location:
Bebe Charm Photography
124 N Main Street
Mansfield, TX 76063
817-999-3212

Instructor Contact:
breeadams@yahoo.com
817-999-3212

Instructor Website:
BebeCharm.com


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