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Super 1 Day Photography Workshops

For two weeks in October, dozens of studios across the country will invite attendees to join daily workshops featuring portrait and wedding photography, posing and lighting, digital retouching and workflow, and sales and marketing strategies. It's a chance you won't want to miss—a full day of photography education brought to you by fellow professional photographers. All photographic classes will be held October 5-19, 2015, so you'll be able to find one that fits your educational needs and your schedule!

Online registration closed September 29th, but don't worry – many Super 1 Day courses still have a few slots remaining. You can register on-site for $120 (space permitting). Feel free to contact instructors directly with any questions or to confirm availability.

Our Super 1 Day participants vary in their specialties and locations, but they all seem to agree on one thing: Super 1 Day is one of the best and easiest ways to join your peers for an excellent learning experience!

  • "It is so nice to have great teachers and such a fantastic learning environment in my own city! I feel so enlightened leaving this class."
  • "The hands-on experience was just what I needed. I'm walking away with loads of information!"
  • "I loved the small class size. I had multiple opportunities to ask (and receive quality answers!) from my instructor."
  • "This is the best opportunity for peer-to-peer instruction in the industry!"

And remember: PPA members receive one service merit for each class they attend.
PPA Membership not required to participate.

Super 1 Day Bonus Pack
All Super 1 Day attendees will receive the bonus pack, featuring offers and discounts from these photographic companies:

Super 1 Day Sponsors ProMediaGear DriverSavers Finao Vison Art Simply Color Lab Shoot Proof iSmart Photo H+H Color Lab Custom Photo Props Bella Art Prints


Bonus Pack Deals

Custom Photo Props
Save 15% off your order. Here at Custom Photo Props we know how much photographers love props but we also know how much they love a deal!

DriveSavers Data Recovery
Receive $300 off our data recovery service. This certificate applies to any service over $300.

Exclusive 50% off on select Finao and Seldex items while supplies last. 

H&H Color Lab
Receive 20% off Leather Wrap Albums and Optional Leather Envelope. 9x9 or 6x6 album sizes with 12 sides; hand torn or straight cut pages. One discount per account. Not redeemable for cash.
Buy 1 experience, get 1 FREE. Wedding albums, enlargements & canvases come alive with videos & slideshows using our FREE App iSmartPhoto! Boost referrals & profit with new technology for pro photographers.

Marathon Press
Receive 30% off a 16x20 or a 16x24 Bella Art Print. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Offer can be used multiple times.

Save 10% on everything at Enhance your creativity!

Receive 35% off your order for album & book design, color correction, image extraction or retouching services.
Richmond Professional Lab
Receive 25% off any order up to $200 (excludes shipping costs).

Receive 20% off of your first year with us!

Simply Color Lab
Receive a $50 Gift Certificate on any one order of regularly priced products or services, excluding shipping. One time use per studio.

Vision Art
Receive a $75 credit towards any product order. No balance carried over. One per person/studio.


Super 1 Day Locations:

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Bay Minette: Posing for the High School Senior
Bay Minette: Creating the Moment, Not Just Capturing the Moment
Huntsville: So, You Want to Get Certified?

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Scottsdale: Studio Lighting and Successful Sales Techniques for Portraits
Scottsdale: How to Create Dramatic Wedding Portraits
Scottsdale: Learn Lightroom and Photoshop

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Cherokee Village: One Light Portraits: In the Studio and Outdoors
Malvern: Studio Lighting for Outdoor Portraits

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Medicine Hat, AB: Posing Outdoors for Fall Family Portraits
Medicine Hat, AB: Working with Models for Fashion Runway and Concept Creative Editorial Photography

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Clayton: Dynamic Lighting with Studio Strobes and Speed Lights    
Kings Beach: Lighting in All Conditions
Moraga: Off-Camera Flash and Strobes for Formal Images
Orinda: Use Lightroom and Photoshop to Make Your Images Pop
Sacramento: Advanced Lighting Techniques for Location and Studio
Sacramento: Introduction to Studio Lighting – Hands On
Sacramento: Sultry and Sexy Boudoir Photography
San Jose: Marketing, Selling and Creating Painted Equestrian Portraits
Santa Cruz: Secrets to Successful Portraits at the Beach
Valencia: Creating a 6-Figure Wedding Business

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Broomfield: How to Get the Best Wedding Clients
Franktown: Off-Camera Flash: Speedlights Daylight to Twilight
Franktown: Off-Camera Flash: Speedlights Daylight to Twilight

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Hamden: Applying Textures to Photographs
Manchester: Basic Review for CPP Exam
Milford: 50 Tips, Tricks, and Techniques on DSLR Video

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Green Cove Springs: Studio Lighting Indoors and Out with Models
Green Cove Springs: Portrait Retouching with Lightroom and Photoshop (SOLD OUT)
Naples: The Fastest Way to Full-Time: Event Photography
Ocala: Marketing to Today's Generation
Ormond Beach: Newborns From Start to Finish
Vero Beach: Photographing Women: Maternity, Boudoir, Glamour (SOLD OUT)
Vero Beach: Photography: It's All About the Light (SOLD OUT)

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Alpharetta: Studio Portrait Lighting with Nicole Tyler
Atlanta: Get Your Images Ready! Be Image Ready for Your CPP
Rutledge: Going Pro as a Nature Photographer 

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Twin Falls: Dramatic Lighting Indoors and Out – Use Directional Light to Create Drama and Tension
Twin Falls: Flattering Lighting and Posing for Anyone 

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Bartlett: Marketing & Studio Management
Crystal Lake: Retro Pinup: The Shoot
Crystal Lake: Retro Pinup: Post Processing
Moline: Foundations in Business: Your Business Vision
Contemporary Women's Photography
Naperville: Completing Successful Women's Boudoir Sessions
Naperville: Master the Art of High End Professional Headshots
Saint Charles: Horses, Horses, Horses
Springfield: Studio Lighting 101

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Carmel: Wedding Photography From Start to Finish
Goshen: Using Conceptual Sessions to Launch Your Marketing Campaign
Zionsville: Studio Lighting and Location Lighting

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Louisville: Seniors 101

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Lafayette: Ins and Outs of Light Modifiers

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Dixfield: The Importance of Personal Work and Photographic Competition

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Fort Washington: Bring Your Subject to Life: Drama and Portraits
Frederick: Flash Your Fashion
North Potomac:
Sports Viewed From the Sidelines

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Rockland: Boudoir Photography
Sudbury: Newborn Photography
Worcester: Running a Successful Wedding Photography Business
Worcester: Photographing Bar and Bat Mitzvahs
Worcester: Photographing Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

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Mexico City: How to Create Connection and Emotion in Photography
Mexico City: The Incredible Magic of Light and Shadow

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Birmingham: Boudoir 1.0: Baring All
Birmingham: Boudoir 2.0: Get Some
Grand Rapids: Certification: You've Declared Your Candidacy…Now What?
Grand Rapids: Tips and Tricks for a Successful Pet Portrait Session
Scottville: Harvest the Light: Off-Camera Outdoor Lighting
St. Clair Shores: A Day in a Traditional Darkroom with Robert L. Stewart

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Shakopee: Improving Your Workflow with Adobe Lightroom
Shakopee: Taking Senior Sessions to the Next Level
South St. Paul: The Senior Portrait Experience

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Biloxi: Basics of Lightroom 6 and Photoshop CC

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Jackson: Mastering Your DSLR
Jackson: Explore the Light

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Reno: From Shoot and Burn to In Person Sales
Sparks: Equine Portraiture

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New Jersey

Bedminster: Photographing Flowers Like a Glamour Shoot
Blackwood: Off Camera Flash: Simple and Easy
Colonia: Introduction to Event and Portrait Photography
Saddle Brook: Capturing the Beauty of the Fall

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New Mexico

Las Cruces: From Sports to Seniors: Storytelling Through Collages, Part 1
Las Cruces: From Sports to Seniors: Storytelling Through Collages, Part 2

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New York

Albion: Underwater Photography
Albion: The Main Event
Miller Place: Finding the Light: No Matter Where or When
Miller Place: Artistic and Stylized Portraits
Plattsburgh: How to Compete with "Weekend Warriors"
Ripley: Bombshell Boudoir Trois
Syracuse: Shooting, Editing, and Selling Portrait Sessions for Maximum Sales

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North Carolina

Charlotte: CPP Lighting Class (SOLD OUT)
Creating Portrait Art in Photoshop
Morganton: Wedding Problems Solved: From Booking to Delivering the Book
Raleigh: Mastering Off-Camera Flash
Yadkinville: Newborn Posing & Lighting Basics
Yadkinville: Working with Children: In Studio and Outdoors

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North Dakota

Fargo: Portrait Lighting Fundamentals

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Defiance: Women, Women, Women!
Dover: Advanced Image Competition for Portrait Photographers
Dover: Advanced Studio Photography Techniques for Portrait Photographers
Medina: Thinking Outside the Box with Children
New Albany: Editing in Adobe Lightroom

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Oklahoma City: "The Right Stuff" – Athletic Photography
Perry: Unconventional Sales

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Lake Oswego: Ethics, Organization and Prosperity – How to Grow in Any Economy
Portland: Dynamic Portraits in Oregon's Backyard (SOLD OUT)

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Harrisburg: Painting with Light
Philadelphia: Profitable Wedding Photography
Wexford: Pricing and Sales for the Portrait Photographer
Wexford: Creating Automation and Workflow in Your Photography Business

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South Carolina

Kiawah Island: On Location Photography at Kiawah Island
Charleston: Creating Portrait Art in Photoshop

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South Dakota

Sioux Falls: The Senior Portrait Experience

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South Korea

Cheongju: Detailed Retouching of Family Portraiture
Jeonju: Middle-Aged Woman Shooting

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Franklin: Photography Basics: Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO
Maryville: Finding Your Inner Dark Side in Photography

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Austin: Downtown Austin Photography
Austin: Image Extraction, Composition, Blending, and Textures
Bryan: The Buddy System: Strategies to Collaborate and Conquer
Bryan: The Business of Boudoir
Carrollton: Protect Your Business From Data Loss! Backups, Archiving, Recovery and More! 
Cypress: The Art of Transforming an Ordinary Image Into a Work of Art
Cypress: Introduction to Volume Photography
Dallas: The Ins and Outs of Print Competition
Eddy: Food and Small Product Photography
Eddy: Natural Light Photography and Off-Camera Flash
Granbury: Shooting and Compositing for Team Banners
Houston: Mastering the Art of Off-Camera Flash 
Houston: Low Key Portrait Lighting
Houston: Stop Short Changing Your Clients: Create the Custom Experience with ProSelect
Houston: The Nuts and Bolts of League Sport Photography
Mansfield: Natural Light Modern Maternity (SOLD OUT)
New Braunfels: Off Camera Flash for On Location
Plano: I Want It Now! Location Printing & Photo Booths
Richmond: Using Lighting Off Camera from Daylight to Dark
San Antonio: Boudoir Techniques and Applications
San Antonio: Starting a Studio in a New Location: Critical Factors for Success
San Antonio: Becoming the Hero – How to Execute Great Weddings and Photoshoots

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Draper: Digital Compositing for Photographers
Salt Lake City:
In-Camera Artistry (SOLD OUT)
Taylorsville: Enhancing Portraits the Güd Way: The Techniques
Taylorsville: Enhancing Portraits the Güd Way: The Creativity
Taylorsville: Ins and Outs of Running a High-End Home-Based Studio and Pet Photography

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Burlington: The Senior Experience 
St. Albans:
Photo Fun at Northern Vermont Waterfalls

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Broadlands: How to Create a "Woo-Hoo" Business Plan That Doesn't Cause You to Scream!
Hampton: Intro to Newborn Lighting and Posing
Norfolk: Photographing Children: In Studio & On the Beach
Roanoke: Pets and Their People
Stafford: Creating Environmental Senior Portraits

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Fall City: High School Seniors from A-Z
Olympia: Posing and Lighting Seniors
Olympia: Lights, Camera, Video!
Seattle: The Why's and How's of a Business Portrait

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West Virginia

Weirton: Starting Your Photography Business

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