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Webinars

2019

SEPTEMBER
Monday, SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 8 PM ET
"Weddings - Disney Style"
with RICK FERRO
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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For once in a lifetime weddings, you need to create stunning images. And weddings take specific skill-sets to accomplish that goal. Rick Ferro will touch on the things you need to know to create images with impact, style and passion. And what better way to learn than from the man who started the Disney World dream weddings program. You'll learn about body language and hand posing, and about Rick's system of progressive posing. You'll learn about continuous lighting, window lighting and more.

FERRO
ABOUT INSTRUCTOR
For decades, Rick has been one of the leading wedding photographers in the nation.
He has received his Master Photographer & Craftsman degree from PPA. Rick has an Associate of Science Degree and is a WPPI Master Photographer. In 2006 Rick received the United Nations Leadership Award from the International Photographic Council at the United Nations in New York City.
Rick has taught in the United States, Canada and internationally in the UK, Scotland, and Ireland. He is the author of 9 books, and his clients have included 7-UP, Sprint, the Miami Dolphins, Master Card, and Mercedes Benz. He was a photographer for ABC's "Weddings of a Lifetime" and the "Regis & Kathie Lee Show".
In 1993, Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, approached Rick to create a wedding photography department. Rick is currently the Senior Photographer and trainer for Walt Disney World's Fine Art Department.



OCTOBER
Monday, OCTOBER 21, 2019 8 PM ET
"Photo Art for fun, profit and piece of mind"
with TINA TIMMONS
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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In our very hectic society it can be difficult to stay positive. Our industry has changed so dramatically, that keeping up with the expectations of the average customer can really push photographers to their ultimate limits. Working harder for less has become the norm. But fear not. Join Tina for an inspirational journey to clear your mind and excite your soul. This program will recharge your creative battery, and help you enjoy the artistic side of photography. Explore numerous ways to keep a smile on your face each and every day. Learn to make time for yourself, no matter what. Recognize how to immerse yourself in the moment. This week-long zen-like adventure will help you find a brief recess from this chaotic existence we know as life. What better way to relax and learn at the same time. Be creative, have fun, enjoy the time.

TIMMONS
ABOUT INSTRUCTOR
Tina has been involved in photography since 1983. Her studio offers customizable Fine Art Interior Decor.
Her clients include NASCAR, Hendricks Motor Sports, Drury Inns, McDonalds Restaurants, in addition to banks, hotels, doctors offices, individual businesses and private collectors.
Tina is a Master, Craftsman, CPP and Award of Excellence Degree holder through PPA, and has been named Photographer of the Year multiple times within Michigan. She has received awards such as Kodak, Fuji, Best of Show, Judges Choice, Top Ten (both state and regional), Four for Four, ASP State and Regional Elite Award, Michigan Service Award, numerous Loan collection images and PPA Photographer of The Year Pins, including Diamond status in 2009. Tina has been awarded the National Award, the MES Illustrative Award three times, the LexJet Award twice and was published in The New York Times Magazine.



NOVEMBER
Monday, NOVEMBER 18, 2019 8 PM ET
"Maternity & Newborn Portraiture"
with EDEN BAO
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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Eden wants you to become a better newborn or maternity photographer by getting better with studio lighting, natural lighting and mixed lighting. Eden Bao will show you how to shoot n the studio and outdoor in sun, shade and overcast days, and how to process maternity and newborn images. Through composition and styling, posing, and retouching, Eden will show you how to be the very best. She'll also touch on business and marketing processes. Ultimately, Eden wants you to perfect "straight-out-of-the-camera" images.

BAO
ABOUT INSTRUCTOR
A Master Photographer and owner of Eden Bao Photography in the metro Seattle area, Eden Bao is an industry leader in maternity and newborn photography.
Eden holds a Master Photographer in Portrait (MPP) designation with the Master Photographers International. She also has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Public Relations.
An established speaker at PPA, ImagingUSA and ClickFamily Brazil, Eden loves to work with other photographers to achieve their goals, and her straight-forward, no holds barred approach is refreshing and fun, and will provide you with an arsenal for your toolbox.


2020

JANUARY
Monday, JANUARY 6, 2020 8 PM ET
"Portraiture - How To Wow"
with SCOTT ROBERT LIM
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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Stop struggling during an on-location portrait session. Stop struggling finding the right pose, or the correct light. International master photographer, Scott Robert Lim, will explain his portrait techniques that make his images stand out. Learn how to pose, compose and light within minutes anywhere in the world, any time of the day. Scott will examine his own work and show you how to build an impressive portfolio of images. Don't miss this opportunity with Sony Artisan and experienced master photographer, Scott Robert Lim

LIM
ABOUT INSTRUCTOR
Scott Robert Lim is a certified master educator and has over 70 international awards to his name, including Top Ten Most Influential, Kodak Award, World's Top Wedding Photographers and has been a judge at many international photography competitions.
His work has been published and viewed by millions all over the world and he is a popular speaker on Creative Live with "Crazy Stupid Light", and his latest "Portrait Fundamentals". For the last decade, he has dedicated his career to developing world class photographers on every continent and loves teaching photographers of all levels. He has an energetic and charismatic speaking style and is an industry leader in photography education.



FEBRUARY
Monday, FEBRUARY 17, 2020 8 PM ET
"Seniors - cover to cover"
with LAURA and RANDY POLLARD
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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Randy and Laura will show you how to please your seniors with images that will be best sellers! They'll discuss in-studio and on-location sessions, natural light and strobe, and marketing techniques. Creating storytelling images can propel your senior market into sequels, making them irresistible to the senior AND the parents! They will touch on this and more, and give you the tools to take your business to the next level. Step up your game and create senior portraits that will get you recognized.

POLAARDS
ABOUT INSTRUCTOR
Laura Ann began L-Ann Imaging in 2000 with an eclectic eye and a heart for people. Her business grew, and Randy retired early from Dow Chemical in 2004 to join her in the business. Their business grew and they expanded into weddings, senior, children and family photography. After Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas in late 2017, Randy and Laura Ann reorganized their business, and came out stronger.
Today, L-Ann Imaging has clients all over Texas. Laura Ann and Randy both have their Photographic Craftsman degree, are both Certified Professional Photographers, and are both Master Photographers. Randy also has On the Edge Photography, specializing in sports.



MARCH
Monday, MARCH 2, 2020 8 PM ET
"Landscape Photography"
with KEN SKLUTE
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     
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Have you always wanted to develop a creative way of seeing? Ken Sklute will help you understand the combination of dramatic lighting and strong composition, coupled with a peaceful enjoyment using the landscape to create remarkable images that will change the way you see things! Ken will explain his best tips on determining when and where to go to photograph exciting subjects, how to travel efficiently near or far, and processing techniques to tune those captures up to the highest standards.

SKLUTE
ABOUT INSTRUCTOR
Ken Sklute began his photographic career at an early age capturing 200 mph race cars in New York. He soon moved into the wedding and portrait industry, where he was quickly recognized as a trend setter, receiving many accolades throughout the industry. In 1996, he relocated to Phoenix, Arizona, so he could photograph the beautiful Southwest desert landscape.
Ken is proud to be, or have been, one of Canon's Explorers of Light, an Adobe Influencer, an FStopGear Global Icon, an Epson Mentor, a Kodak Mentor, a Delkin ImageMaker, a Datacolor Expert and a NIK Friends with Vision member. Ken's clients have included the National Hot Rod Association, U.S. Army, Sports Illustrated, NY Times Magazine, Oakley, Associated Press, National Dragster, Epson, Kodak, Newsday, as well as most of the photographic industry trade magazines.






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