Tim Walden

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M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr., CPP, F-ASP

Tim and Beverly took over Walden’s Photography from Tim’s father in 1980, taking the studio in an entirely different direction when they developed their trademark “Relationship” Black and White Fine Art portraiture. Today, they run a high-end studio, providing beautifully crafted portraits in an elegant studio with impeccable customer service. The Walden’s clientele know when they come to Walden’s Photography, they will leave with a masterpiece that celebrates their loved ones in the most beautiful way possible.

Tim's credentials include:

  • PPA-Photographic Master and Craftsman Degrees
  • ASP-Photographic Fellowship Degree
  • PPA President (2012)
  • Member of Society of XXV
  • Kodak Mentor
  • Kodak Gallery Award Winner
  • Published in Kodak Portrait Book
  • Internationally Approved Juror
  • International Speaker
  • Kentucky Master Photographer of the Year
  • Kentucky PPA Member and Past President
  • National Award Winner
  • Imaging Excellence Award Recipient
  • Gold Photographer of the Year-2013
  • Gerhard Bakker Award for outstanding service through education in the field ofphotography and visual communications

Tim's Courses

  • In-Home Design Appointments

    Instructors: Tim Walden,
    Video: Given the choice to arrange an in-home client meeting for the sales appointment (after the shoot) or a design consultation (before the shoot), Tim would choose the design consultation every day of the week and twice on Sundays! Why? In this video, Tim and Bev show how an in-home consultation is not only critical to a successful shoot, but can also increase your sales exponentially!
  • Legacy: Tim Walden

    Instructors: Tim Walden
    To understand where the photographic industry is today, it’s important to look at our history. The industry has been molded and shaped by countless photographic artists and industry leaders who rewrote the definition of professional photography and motivated thousands of photographers to “Be More”. The Legacy Project is not only a look at our heritage as professional photographers, it also honors those who have given so much of their heart, soul and time to PPA and inspired an entire generation of professional photographers. Hear, in their own words, as these men and women share their insight on the world of the photographic arts, and how their involvement in PPA influenced their own business and the future of professional photography.
  • PRINT. THE MOVEMENT: Being A Print Artist

    Instructors: Tim Walden
    Success in today’s market comes through creating gaps. Being a print artist can separate you from the masses. This class will show you how to raise the value of your imagery and your position as a print artist.
  • Studio Portrait Lighting: The Walden Recipe

    Instructors: Tim Walden
    Video: Known for his classic black-and-white images, Tim Walden is a master—and an artist—when it comes to lighting. Learn from an expert as he shows you what lights to use, how to place them and how to control each during a shoot. Coming to you from his Lexington, Kent. studio, Tim not only tells but shows you the lighting recipe he uses to produce his timeless photos.
  • The Value of Emotion in Your Brand

    Instructors: Tim Walden,
    Video: American author and poet, Maya Angelou is credited with saying “…people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” In this video, Tim and Beverly Walden discuss and demonstrate the value of emotion in your brand. It’s not just about products or photographs, but how these make your clients feel. And, if you can make that connection with your work and your customers, you’ll have a booming business!
  • The Walden Experience: Studio Tour

    Instructors: Tim Walden
    Video: When a client enters your studio, they should see the potential and possibilities that you offer – not things that don’t fit, are incomplete or cluttered. In this class, Instructor Tim Walden shows you how to deliver the ultimate studio experience, so sit back and learn from a master!
  • Tim Walden: Being a Print Artist

    Instructors: Tim Walden
    Video: In this day of everything digital, clients don’t always realize the value of a print. In this video, PPA Instructor Tim Walden gives you the confidence and expertise to not only convey the value of the print, but also your value as an artist. After all, if everyone could create what you do, why wouldn’t they? Tim will transform your thought process as he shares how he thinks about his artwork and how you will want to think about yours.
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