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MARKETING - "Developing Essential Skills"
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     

Do you have great images, but need help with selling? Do you have difficulty with business strategies? Learning to solve several age-old marketing, sales, and business strategy riddles is critical to your success, and Oregon photographer and marketeer, BRYAN WELSH, can help guide you toward finding and working with your ideal client so you can unlock your business in a way that thrives. Spend a week with Bryan during MARS 2024, in a deep dive developed to deliver the tools you need to get to the top of your business game. Why be a great photographer without having the skills and confidence to 'sell it'.

Bryan Welsh
M. Photog., Cr., CPP, API. EA-ASP, FP-OR, HFP-OR

Both his clients and peers recognize Bryan Welsh, a second-generation photographer, for his creative stylized photography. He has received numerous merits and awards in image competitions, PPA Loan Collections, Fuji MASTERPIECE awards, Kodak Gallery awards and the ASP State Elite award. His images and articles have appeared in national publications as well as used in Nikon's National advertising. Bryan has the Master of Photography Degree & Photographic Craftsman Degree from Professional Photographers of America. He is a PPA Certified Professional Photographer and has both the Fel-low of Photography Degree and Honorary Fellow of Photography Degree from the Oregon Professional Photographers Association. He also holds the Educational Associate Degree from the American Society of Photographers. Bryan is a national speaker with 300+ PPA Speaker Merits and is a PPA Approved International Juror. Additional honors include the PPA National Award and the PPA 2020 Directors Award. Bryan is recognized as a Certified Guide by Phil M Jones and the "Exactly What to Say" principles and an alumnus of the Jeffrey Shaw Self-Employed Business Institute.


PORTRAITURE - "oh, what a face"
brought to you in part by TAMRON
FREE (available to the FIRST 100 ATTENDEES only)     

Want to create amazing portraits that are the best representation of who your clients really are? Do you want to learn lighting and how to control it? Then we've got what you need. California based photographer to the stars, HERNAN RODRIGUEZ, will show you how during MARS 2024. In the studio and on-location, he'll teach you how to use great lighting, and posing, to create dynamic images. If you want the confidence and skill to make portraits that are well lit, stylishly posed, accurate and flattering, then spend a week with Hernan, He will share his knowledge, so you can create the most honest and accurate portraits of your client. Don't miss this soulful journey to push the limits of your talent.

Hernan Rodriguez
Tamron Image Master and Westcott Elite Pro - Hernan Rodriguez, operates a successful studio in Santa Monica California, specializing in commercial and celebrity portraiture. He has photographed Luminaries in the music, sports, and entertainment arena. This including, Danny Trejo, Mario Lopez, Snoop Dog, Nelly, world champions Evander Holyfield, Muhammad Ali, and Mike Tyson. His client base spans from ShowTime, EMI Records, Sony, NFL, Universal, SLS Las Vegas and Playboy. Hernan has been featured in Rangefinder, Studio Photography, PDN, Digital Photo Pro and Photo Shop User. Hernan is the author of 75 Portraits, and is also an Adobe Ambassador, and Moab Image Master. His outgoing personality and fresh approach to imagery makes him a highly sought out conference speaker both nationally and internationally, teaching professional photographers around the world.

Mid-Atlantic Regional School of Professional Photography
a PPA Community Network School for continuing education in all aspects of photography