SMS Business Basics Image Explorations Module 1

  • Instructors:
    Mary Fisk-Taylor
      • Mary Fisk Taylor SMS Headshot

        Mary Fisk-Taylor

        M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API

        Mary Fisk-Taylor has been a member of the Professional Photographers of America since 1999. Along with her business partner, Jamie Hayes, they operate a high-end wedding and portrait business in Richmond, Virginia. Hayes & Fisk the Art of Photography is a home-based studio located on almost one acre of beautiful gardens and they have successfully created one of the most sought after Portrait and Wedding studios in their area.
        Mary was named Photographer of the Year in 2007 and has won Best Wedding Album of the Year in Virginia several times. Nationally she has had her albums in the top five. She has won numerous Best in Show awards, Kodak Gallery Awards, Fuji Masterpiece Awards, Loan Collection prints and albums. Mary is also a recipient of the prestigious Virginia Award, which honors photographers for their commitment and dedication to their state association, and the business of professional photography.

    • Shawnigan Lake Private School on Vancouver Island, BC

    • What should I do to prepare for the class?
      The Business Basics Questionnaire (located under the Course Materials tab on this page) allows our instructors to learn more about your business prior to your attendance in the class. Please review, complete and email the questionnaire to PPA at 

      Will I receive merits for attending?
      Yes, attendees who are PPA members will receive two service merits. 

      Please reference Image Explorations for more information.

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