Doug Box

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M.Photog.Cr., CPP, API

Doug Box's students claim he is the cross between a standup comedian and a Baptist preacher. Simply put, they say he's one of the most fun and easy-to-learn-from instructors you'll ever encounter! He's taught at seminars and conventions in 49 U.S. states, as well as in Canada, Mexico, Scotland, Wales, England, China, Ireland, Denmark and on 5 cruise ships. He was chosen to teach at the International Wedding Institute and has taught at 18 different PPA Affiliate weeklong schools. But teaching isn't the only credit to his name, as you might imagine…

Doug is only the fourth person in the history of PPA to earn over 1,000 PPA merits and is an invited member of the prestigious Cameracrafstmen of America, one of only 40 in the world. His articles and images have graced the pages of most professional photographic publications. In fact, Doug is the author of "The Power of Business" marketing systems and has written 6 books on photography, including "Professional Secrets of Children's Photography," "Professional Secrets of Photographing Weddings," "Natural Light Photography," "Posing for Portrait Photographers," "Flash Photography" and "Available Light Photography," published by Amherst Publishing.

Doug's Courses

  • Lighting with Strobes

    Instructors: Doug Box
    Video: See for yourself how better light control can improve your photo shoots! Instructor Doug Box will help you understand the fundamentals of light theory. With this knowledge, you can better control your lighting to achieve the effect you need. Doug uses models, as well as before and after pictures, to demonstrate how to make light work exactly the way you want it for your most creative images.
  • Posing for All Situations

    Instructors: Doug Box
    Video: PPA Instructor Doug Box teaches you how to pose people so that they look their best—which pretty much guarantees clients will return again and again.
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