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MARS webinars are a great way to receive ongoing education on a variety of topics. It's also a fantastic way to re-acquaint yourself with one of the finest photographic continuing education venues in the country. Even if you can't attend the live webinar at the scheduled time, you can purchase a recording to watch at your leisure.
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Webinars

2017
OCTOBER
Monday, October 2, 2017 8 PM ET
"Photography Fundamentals"
with JOHN PACETTI & MARTIN TREMARCO
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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Get your foundation for better photography on the right track with this tutorial on basic skills. This teaser tutorial is only an idea of what you will learn, through class time and real-time shooting during their weeklong course at MARS 2018. The fundamental foundation of camera function, exposure and creating a solid picture will make you a better, more confident photographer. If you think you've already got it together, then tell someone you think might benefit from this free tutorial.

PACETTI & TREMARCO

ABOUT INSTRUCTORS
As students of MARS and accomplished photographers in their own right, John and Marty wish to 'pay it forward' by teaching new students to photography the skills they will need to create images that are both technically proficient and aesthetically pleasing.



Monday, October 16, 2017 8 PM ET
"Visual Pimping"
with DAMON TUCCI
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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Join award-winning, international wedding photographer, Damon Tucci, as he discusses his "Visual Pimping" method of capturing weddings. Damon prides himself on finding opportunities anywhere, with any kind of light. And studying with Damon will give you the information and courage to do the same thing.

TUCCI

ABOUT INSTRUCTOR
Damon Tucci has been a professional photographer in the Orlando area for the past 20 years and has photographed over 2500 weddings. His images are emotional, unique, and interesting; just like the couples he photographs. Damon's career started as an underwater cinematographer, and later as a photographer for Disney, where he developed his unique approach to wedding photography. Damon is an active member of PPA and is honored to share his two decades of experiences with his students.



NOVEMBER
Monday, NOVEMBER 13, 2017 8 PM ET
"Corel Painter"
with MARILYN SHOLIN
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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Join Corel Painter Master Elite, Marilyn Sholin, to learn the ins and outs of Corel Painter. Marilyn will have you up painting fast and take you on a fun and artistic journey from portraits to landscapes and beyond. You'll learn how to create fun effects with Corel Painter and other software to make your images a true work of art.

SHOLIN

ABOUT INSTRUCTOR
After 25 years as a professional portrait photographer, Marilyn changed careers and directed her creative juices toward fine art digital painting and then took it further by painting on the canvas creating mixed media. Her original and spontaneous art has been published and exhibited in private and corporate collections throughout the United States and Europe. Marilyn articles and images have been featured in numerous publications, both here and abroad, and has authored books on the art of portrait photography and digital painting with various publishers.



DECEMBER
Monday, DECEMBER 18, 2017 8 PM ET
"Portrait Lighting"
with TONY CORBELL
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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Spend a brief amount of time in this hour with the amazing talent of Tony Corbell, live from Oklahoma. Attendees will learn how to see a unique perspective and not be afraid to push the limits of their experience and talents. Tony will discuss all types of lighting, along with lighting applications, and the relationship of both to creating a powerful image. Tony does not often do weeklong programs, so make plans to attend his weeklong class at MARS 2018 to study with this legend.

CORBELL

ABOUT INSTRUCTOR
Tony Corbell has been a photographer, photographic educator, and an author his entire adult life. Teaching almost exclusively about photographic lighting and imaging workflow, Tony passed a major milestone having taught more than 650 seminars and workshops. He has spoken in 48 U.S. states and numerous countries throughout the world. His photographic works have been featured in publications throughout the globe. Tony has photographed three U.S. presidents, The Millennium Summit Meeting of World Leaders at the United Nations, sports celebrities, almost 800 brides and grooms, and a handful of NASA astronauts.



2017
JANUARY
Monday, JANUARY 22, 2018 8 PM ET
"Beyond the Basics - Creating a New Level to Your Photography!"
with RICK FERRO
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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Your dream of being an accomplished photographer is finally here!
It's time to Commit and Restart your creativity and take your images to a level where you will be sought after in your community.
Join veteran photographer, Rick Ferro, in this jam packed hour program, live from Florida. Rick will help you begin, and take you to new heights, by helping you increase your knowledge and bring you up to date with the New ideas in photography.

FERRO

ABOUT INSTRUCTOR
Rick Ferro has been in the business for over 40 years. His career began when he was hired by UPI and photographed the Miami Dolphins. In the 1980's he opened his first premier gallery and studio in Florida. In the 90s, Walt Disney World hired Rick to help create the Wedding Photography Department for Disney Photographic Services. In 1996 Rick opened his own studio in Orlando, Florida. Rick has traveled the world, teaching in Europe, Canada and the United States, and has been awarded the United Nations Photographic Leadership Award by the United Nations Photographic Council. He is a published author of over 8 books and has done many educational DVDs.



FEBRUARY
Monday, FEBRUARY 19, 2018 8 PM ET
"Enviroart"
with TONY SWEET
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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Join us for an evening with the amazing talent of Maryland based environmental photographer, Tony Sweet. Tony will give you some insights into his world of capturing the images that no one else sees. His thought provoking, often ethereal, images are true works of photographic art. Start your journey with this webinar, then continue for a full week with Tony at MARS 2018.

SWEET

ABOUT INSTRUCTOR
Tony is a Nikon Legend Behind the Lens.
Beginning as a film photographer, Tony has become facile in image editing software and plugins and is an in-demand speaker throughout the United States and Canada on creativity in the digital age.
Tony's photography is published worldwide in every medium and is represented by Getty Images. His iPhone photography is represented by Aurora Photos. Tony's images are also used by Nikon, MacPhun, Singh Ray, Alien Skin, Topaz, Lensbaby and others for national ad campaigns. Tony has authored five books on the art of photography and co-produced four photography DVDs as well as an iPhone instructional video series.



MARCH
Monday, MARCH 5, 2018 8 PM ET
"Family Portraiture"
with MICHELE CELENTANO
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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Spend an hour with the ever popular and enthusiastic talent of Michele Celentano, live from Arizona.
Michele will discuss how to improve your family portrait photography. She will touch upon her secrets to posing groups of 2 to 100 using various methods. Michele will also discuss how to grow your portrait business through marketing and customer service.
This brief special can only serve as a cursory introduction to the high intensity, fast moving class in store for you if you atted MARS 2018. Overcome your fear of posing groups of people!

CELENTANO

ABOUT INSTRUCTOR
After 25 years of experience, Michele Celentano's passion for transforming photographs into treasured memories for families continues to grow. Michele travels internationally to teach and lecture on the subject of portrait photography. She is one of the elite Explorers of Light for Canon USA.
Michele is the author of "Photographing Families - Tips for Capturing Timeless Images". Her images have been featured in numerous advertisements for Canon and their professional line of cameras. Her images have been published in Rangefinder, American Photographer, Shutterbug, Studio Photography as well as numerous books on the art of photography.








M.A.R.S.
Mid-Atlantic Regional School of Professional Photography
a PPA Affiliate school for continuing education in all aspects of photography