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Visit the Merit Cafe at Imaging USA! - PPA Today

Visit the Merit Cafe at Imaging USA!

If you're looking to get the inside scoop about the International Photographic Competition, then be sure to visit the IPC Merit Café while you're in Nashville for Imaging USA 2018!

The IPC Merit Café is located in the Imaging Expo, home to a host of events that are all geared toward preparing photographers for IPC 2018. Visitors will have access to General and Loan Collection IPC images in the International Photographic Exhibit.

The Merit Café provides the opportunity to learn from International Photographic Competition jurors about how to improve your photos for the competition and offers a first look at the new IPC rules that are in effect for the 2018 competition.

Merit Café sessions are held from Sunday to Tuesday during expo hours. Get there early and soak up all of the knowledge you can from these amazing International Photographic Competition (IPC) experts! Questions will be more than welcome, so ask away! Whether you need a first look at the competition, or just want to brush up on your skills be sure to stop by the Merit Café to get your dose of IPC at Imaging USA!

Here's what you can expect:

Sunday, January 14
12pm - How to Have Your Best Competition Year Ever
Christie Newell, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

1pm - Everything You Want to Know About the New IPC Rules 
Doran Wilson, M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP, F-ASP and Rich Newell, M.Photog.Cr.

2pm - The Technical Art of Your Print or Digital File 
Carl Caylor, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

3pm - Secrets of Success in the Wedding Category 
Jamie Hayes, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API

4pm - Tips for Creating Successful Images in the Artist Category 
Richard Sturdevant, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.

Monday, January 15
12pm - The Importance of Storytelling in Your Competition Images 
Michael Mowbray, M.Photog.Cr.

1pm - Client Images Vs. Competition Images; Is There a Difference? 
Cris Duncan, M.Photog.Cr., CPP & Deanna Duncan, M.Photog.Cr.

2pm - How Do I Get My Master's Degree and Why Should I Work Towards It? 
Allison Watkins, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

3pm - Image Presentation, Technical Excellence and the Difference between Entering Digital VS. Physical Prints 
Dennis Hammon, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, F-ASP

Tuesday, January 16
12pm - Print Competition-The Fastest Way to Becoming a Better Photographer 
Leslie Hoyt, M.Photog., CPP

1pm - Turning Your Artistic Vision into Competition Images 
Thom Rouse, M.Photog.MEI.Cr. 

2pm - The Importance of Creating Emotions in Your Competition Images 
Amy Feick, M.Photog., CPP

Register for Imaging USA, January 14-16, 2018, to take advantage of all the Merit Café has to offer, and we'll see you in the music city!

Please note: schedule is subject to change. Follow @ImagingUSA on Facebook and Twitter for last minute show changes or download the Imaging USA mobile App!


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