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PPA May Photography Webinars You Can’t Miss

May 9th, 2017 No comments

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PPA always has the latest in photography news and education, and this month there are a few webinars that you just can’t miss! PPAedu webinars are filled with useful information from credible industry experts about the most popular topics in the business.  From creative techniques that make your photos stand out, to how to run a top-notch photography business, we’ve got the webinars for you. And if life calls and you have to miss a scheduled live session, never fear. All live webinars are included in the PPAedu course library.
Here’s a first look at what’s on tap for this month’s webinars!
 
1.) Between Light and Shadow: In this webinar, Tony Corbell will discuss how you can best use photographic lighting to truly bring out the optimum quality in a portrait session. Light-shaping tools will be discussed as a major contributor to the creative process. With the use of numerous examples and diagrams, Tony will help attendees understand the importance of truly knowing our equipment. Softboxes, beauty dish, umbrellas are all terms we have become familiar with. What we need to know is WHEN to use each of these tools and perhaps as important, their exact placement.

2.) Turn New Clients Into Lifelong Clients Before Their First Session!:  Struggling to create a lifelong relationship with your clients? Join instructor Kim Hartz as she discusses how to leverage the goodwill of past clients for powerful referrals. She will also reveal ways to uncover and easily overcome your client’s objections and hesitations so they won’t even consider working with another photographer. Find out the simple-but-powerful additions you can make to your client on-boarding process, creating a lasting impression and an out-of-this-world customer experience, and tips for creating genuine connection with your clients to help build a solid relationship based on mutual respect and trust. You’ll take away all of this information on the secret of how to keep your clients coming back!

3.) Making a Life and Living as a Fine Art Photographer: In this one-hour presentation, acclaimed photographer/artist Thomas Dodd will talk about the importance of influences and intentions, how to market yourself online and off, how to find, approach and work with galleries and other facets of the business of fine-art photography.

 
These webinars are a sure fit for your photography education, so don’t forget to register. Visit PPA.com/Webinars to sign up today!  
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ASMP Capture One Pro Training

May 1st, 2017 No comments

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Join ASMP as we welcome Steve Hendrix from Capture Integration as he gives us the ins and outs of this powerful program. Steve will help familiarize us with the capabilities and strengths of processing files in Capture One Pro. Get up and running in no time. This will be an open discussion with plenty of time for Q&A.

Whether you are just curious or already familiar with Capture One Pro come out and join Steve Hendrix.
There will be a lot of good info to help you on your quest for the perfect workflow.

Located on Capitol Hill, 3 blocks from Eastern Market Metro.
Plenty of street parking on 11th and 12th Streets at either end of Walker Court.

Special treat! Thanks to Phase One, one full license of Capture One Pro will be given away during this event! You have to be present to win! Seating is limited so please pre-register.

Date/Time:
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Social Hour: 6:00PM
Program: 6:30PM to 9:00PM

 

Location:
StudiowerksDC
4158 Walker Ct SE
Washington, DC 20003

 

At the door:
ASMP Member $5
Non-Member $30
Student with valid ID $5

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APA-DC Sunday Open Studio

April 27th, 2017 Comments off

Join APA-DC on Sunday, April 30th from 11am-5pm for an in-depth exploration various lighting modifiers, and more! 

Please bring any equipment you would like to experiment with. This event is intended to go beyond the demo, onsite demonstrations will kick off the event.

Location

HOIST

2807 Merrilee Drive

Fairfax, VA 22031

HOIST is a boutique studio in Fairfax VA that caters to creative professionals who appreciate high production capability and great value.

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ASMP DC April Coffee Chat

April 19th, 2017 Comments off

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Come out to Coffy Cafe in Columbia Heights where ASMP DC will have a casual morning meeting for you to “Discuss Marketing Strategies,” or you can just share your ideas, all are welcome. It’s called Ideas Over Easy, to encourage a low pressure atmosphere to share photography ideas or questions.

“Ideas Over Easy” is ASMP-DC’s continuing series of informal get-togethers to catch up with one another and talk about issues we all share.

Columbia Heights METRO station – easy parking in the lot under the Target shopping center.

Date/Time:
Monday, April 24, 2017
Program: 9:30AM to 11:30AM

Location:
Coffy Cafe
3310 14th St NW
Washington DC, DC 20010
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Pre-Registration:
ASMP Member Free
Non-Member Free

At The Door:
ASMP Member Free
Non-Member Free

RSVP Here

 

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RTJ Images Glamor Workshop

March 22nd, 2017 Comments off

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Black Stallion Studio and Sly House Studio presents RTJ Glamor Workshop with Rick Trottier featuring model Chrissy Victoria. Hosted at the Sly Horse Studio In Rockville, MD. Sly Horse Studio is a stylish modern studio with a variety of backgrounds. Lighting tutorials will be available. 

Where: Sly Horse Studio –

When: Arpil 23, 2017
             Workshop 1 – 10am to 1pm
             Workshop 2 – 2pm to 5pm

This event is $150 per participant with a limited number of spaces available. RSVP to SlyHorseStudio@Gmail.com or call Kevin (202-538-7963)

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RMSP Weekend Intensive

March 1st, 2017 Comments off

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Join us in Leesburg, March 25 – 26, 2017, and you will learn more than you ever thought possible … in just two days!

 

This Weekend Intensive is designed to strip away all the fluff, and get down to what actually matters when you enroll in a photo course: Becoming a better photographer!

To ensure that you return home on Sunday with skills you can begin to use immediately, your Weekend Intensive learning experience will teach you how to achieve perfect exposure in a variety of situations, how to read and understand your histogram, how to create effective compositions, which lenses are right for different subjects, how to use negative space when composing an image … just to name a few!

Here’s how it works:

After an all-group introduction session on Saturday morning, you decide which track is right for you – Basic or Intermediate – for the first small group session of the weekend. Based on your level of experience and current knowledge base, you will either learn the building blocks of photography or more advanced concepts.

From there, the large group reunites with both instructors to expand upon the morning session with two afternoon sessions on Saturday and one on Sunday morning, covering topics that are applicable to all photographers regardless of skill level.

Breaking into small groups once again, session 5 on Sunday morning allows you to delve deeper into a genre of photography that interests you the most: People or Landscape photography. To cap things off, the group critique session ties together all the topics learned throughout the weekend by giving you the opportunity to see and hear what two professional photographers have to say about one of your images, and offer suggestions on how you might improve.

To receive a $10 discount on your tuition,
use code BHWKND2017 when registering.

Register HERE

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MBS Community Gallery 2017

March 1st, 2017 Comments off

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Mac Business Solutions will be hosting an artist’s reception for the makers featured in the exhibition. We will have light refreshments while you meet the artists and talk about their work.

Mac Business Solutions is located at: 9057 Gaither Rd. Gaithersburg MD 20877 Phone: (301) 590-2555
                                                                    11 South Market St. Frederick MD 21701 Phone: (240) 415-6250
Date: March 11, 2017
           1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 
For any questions contact us here

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Sunday Open Studio – February 12th

February 10th, 2017 Comments off

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Join APA this Sunday, Feb. 12th from 11am-5pm for an in-depth exploration of the many different looks you can accomplish with just one strobe head.

Please bring any equipment you would like to experiment with. This event is intended to go beyond the demo though, onsite demonstrations will kick off the event.

 

HOIST is a boutique studio in Fairfax VA that caters to creative professionals who appreciate high production capability and great value.
The Host, Carlton Wolfe is a DC-based editorial and commercial photographer who loves to experiment with (and talk about) the process and technique of creating interesting and expressive visuals in-camera. Check out some of his experiments on Instagram (@carltonwolfe) and search #apadc_sos_feb2017 for examples of images made in-camera with only one strobe and no other natural or ambient light.

You can get your tickets HERE

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Capture One Training – January 28th

January 26th, 2017 Comments off

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If you are currently not a member of APA and you join at any level between today and 1/27/17 you will be eligible to purchase your C1 Training ticket for $99.00!
Tickets
Pro and Leader APA Members $99
All APA Members $125
General Public $150

Where: RENÉE COMET’S Studio
2141 Wisconsin Ave I, NW
Washington, DC 20007
When: Saturday January 28th, 2017
9:00am- 3:00pm
Details at APADC.COM
Tickets HERE

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