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September Meeting - Secrets to High-Impact Headshots

  • 28 Sep 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • 2003 Howe Ave, Sacramento CA 95825


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September 28, 2022 (NEW DATE)

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

In Person Meeting 

Speaker Presenting via Video Conferencing

Free to PPSV Members

$35 Guest Fee for Non-Members


  • PPSV Image & Gear Talk - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Learn How to Build and Use Your Own DIY Eyelighter by Traci Kinney & Kimberly Olker. 
  • Featured Speaker: Chris Wooley - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Secrets to High-Impacts Headshots
  • KEH will be onsite from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm



Learn How to Build and Use Your Own DIY Eyelighter Join us and learn how to make a DIY Eyelighter for under $75. The Eyelighter creates beautiful highlights in the eyes. It is simple to create and assemble. Plus it is easily transportable and assembles on-site. A complete project list and instructions will be provided. A lucky winner will win a DIY Kit to make at home! You’ll also walk away with tips on how to use the Eyelighter, so you get beautiful catch lights every time.



Save time and frustration by learning some of my favorite tips and tricks when crafting a headshot with impact! In this short and energetic presentation, photographer and educator Chris Wooley will show you some of his favorite techniques for crafting a headshot with purpose that your clients will love.  Walk away with practical strategies for personalizing your session, balancing lighting and style, and being efficient in your process.


  • Make your clients feel comfortable, so you get that perfect expression
  • Use lighting to match the client’s message and style
  • Pose male and female subjects, so they look their best
  • Use the right gear for the different jobs saving setup time and your back
  • Create an efficient business workflow to grow your business


Chris Wooley is a photographer and educator with a retail portrait studio in Spokane, Washington, where he specializes in Vintage Inspired Portraits and Commercial Business Portraits. He holds the Master Photographer and Photographic Craftsman degrees and Certified Professional Photographer status from the Professional Photographers of America, where he also serves as a counselor, advocating for photographer rights. He is a past-President of the Professional Photographers of Washington. Chris has won numerous print awards, including multiple Fuji Masterpieces, ACI’s Image Excellence, and various state “best of” awards. He is a recipient of the prestigious “PPA National Award” for his contributions to the photographic industry. Chris helps photographers learn and hone their craft by presenting at workshops, conferences, and meet-ups across the US.


Eliminate the Stress of Selling Your Gear - 
The Process

To reserve a time, please email Sandra Harris at or call 916-761-2627. If you email, please list out the items you want to sell and include your phone number. Sandra will call you and provide you an appointment time. Or call Sandra directly and she will schedule an appointment time for you. Special arrangements can be made for a large number of items or collections.

Walk-ins are welcome, but you may need to wait for sometime.

KEH will cut a check on the spot for good working condition:

  • Digital & Film Cameras
  • Lens and Flash Units

Please no darkroom and lighting equipment, or point & shoot cameras. Plus, they take care of packaging and shipping!

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