PPA of PA Annual Convention
April 1-4, 2017
PRINT COMPETITION * SPEAKERS * AWARDS BANQUET
Deadline for guaranteed Comfort Suites room reservations is March 15, 2017!
Mention that you are with the PPA of PA Association.
Room rate is $101.00 per night plus taxes.
Contact Carlisle Comfort Suites now!
PPA of PA Members attend April 1-3 for FREE! Non-member fee April 1-3: $199
March 31-April 1, 2017 — 9AM-5PM
Live CPP Prep Class
For more information and to register for the class, please go to passthecpp.com/live-cpp-prep-class-carlisle-pa.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Full-day seminar: $99
PPA members will earn
one education merit for
attending Bry’s program!
Daniel Berry — Landscape Photography
Start from the beginning. We will talk about camera and lens selection. Discussion on the basics of what equipment I use and what you might need. We will discuss how I compose images, time of day that works best for landscape images, and what I look for when scouting From there we will discuss different settings to get different effects. As the daylight falls off I will discuss how to begin setting up for your night photography images and switch from landscapes to astrophotography.
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TJ will go over 10 ways to really kill it on the wedding day and be the “talk of the event”. He’ll also go over some useful resources to save you time and most importantly money in your business. You won’t want to miss this likable, talented, energetic photographer!
Gordon Kreplin — Music Photography
“Imaging and Music” – exploring ideas of composition, color, harmony and texture in both art and music.
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Rodney Getz — Volume Sports Photography
From the time you walk into the boardroom for a presentation until you make your final delivery of products you need to know how to differentiate yourself from the competition. Whether that is a mom with a camera or another seasoned professional, getting a new job and retaining current contracts depends on you “Changing the Game”.
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Jason Howard is the lead Pastor of Amplify Church in Pittsburgh. Amplify is known for its use of the creative arts to communicate to people both inside and outside of the church. For more info visit amplifychurch.com.
Brandi Morgan — Child & Daycare Photography
This course will take you into a glimpse of the Volume Daycare/Preschool Photography world and get some insight to what it takes to photograph children efficiently while still creating beautiful timeless portraits. From lighting layouts and diagrams for consistency, post production and tips and tricks to get even the most terrible twos to smile for a few, Brandi will show you what has helped East Coast Capture build a volume business and outshine the competition every picture day.
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We will discuss our Extreme Sports team methods: setup, processes, ordering and product delivery. We will also go over our league day methods: setup, processes, ordering and delivery. These methods have allowed us to grow and will help you be prepared for industry changes that are coming or jump in and be ahead of the game. We have began to dominate our area simply off Being Different and Being Extreme.
Paul Pruitt & Melissa Escaro — Business
It’s time to switch your mindset and habits from being a photographer to being a photographer entrepreneur! In this workshop, Paul and Melissa will teach you how to refine your branding and marketing to not only increase your bottom line, but create a sustainable business that you enjoy. Learn tips and tools that top producers utilize everyday in their business and how to apply them to your own!
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Pat Henson — Print Critique
In this program I will explain the twelve elements of a good photograph using images from my collection and images from the most recent competition in your state. Each of your images I use will receive a critique in addition to its selection for the program.
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Sean Simmons — Drone Photography
This seminar outlines the process of how to select and register a drone for professional use, and how to use elevated photography to enhance your artist portfolio. Discussion will include features to consider when purchasing a drone, FAA regulations and certification process, mobile applications needed for basic operation and flight optimization tools, elevated photography strategies, and an interactive flight demonstration.
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