Do you want to offer holiday photo shoots (like photos with Santa) to your business, but don't know where to start? If so, sign up for Chris Smith's, M.Photog.Cr., Imaging USA 2019 pre-convention class in Atlanta!
Join Chris as he provides a step-by-step description of how to implement a high-end seasonal event into your studio business. Learn how to create a business from scratch or improve upon what you're already doing! All this plus techniques on shooting, working with children, lighting, and how to improve your sales!
Chris' "Santa Claus Is Real" Imaging USA 2019 pre-convention class will take place Saturday, January 19 from 1-4 pm. Keep in mind that pre-convention classes require an additional fee and space is limited, so sign up today!
Meet Chris Smith, M.Photog.Cr.
Chris is a Photographic Craftsman Photographer (Cr. Photog.), a Master of Photography (M.Photog.) and an active member of Professional Photographers of America and the Texas Professional Photographers Association. An award-winning photographer, he is a 2017 International Photographic Competition Gold Medalist, 2017 Silver Medal Photographer of the Year in the Artist category, 2016 Bronze Medal Photographic Open Photographer of the Year, Photographic Open and 2014 Gold Medal Photographic Open Photographer of the Year, as well as many other awards.
Q & A with Chris Smith
What's your life motto? All things cometh to He who waiteth, if he worketh like hell while he waiteth.
If you could have any superpower, what would you choose? Time travel
What did you want to be as a kid when you grew up? I wanted to be a marine biologist. Actually went on to get my BS in Fisheries Sciences at TEXAS A&M and then my MS in Fisheries Biology at Texas Tech.
If you could have a theme song, what would it be? Easy, "Here Comes Santa Claus."
Who has been one of the biggest influences of your work? Annie Leibovitz, Larry Hershberger, Richard Sturdevant, Michelle Parsley, Rodney Lough Jr.
Chris Smith, M.Photog.Cr., is just one of the many amazing speakers you'll get to meet and learn from at Imaging USA 2019! Registration is open now at ImagingUSA.org/Register, so take advantage of the early bird savings for tickets and your hotel (you can book your hotel now and will be charged later)!