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    • 20 Jul 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 2003 Howe Ave, Sacramento CA 95825
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    MONTHLY MEETING
    July 20, 2022
    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    In Person Meeting

    Free to PPSV Members

    $35 Guest Fee for Non-Members

    Agenda:

    • PPSV Image & Gear Talk - 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
    • Unconventional Senior Portraits - 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

    Finding your place in the senior photography market can be challenging. Join Josh as he shares his methods and vision for an unconventional approach at attracting the right clients, all while keeping a happy and healthy life/work balance!

    This is a precursor to the two workshops coming up on Thursday & Friday (July 21 & 22) on Unconventional Senior Portraits and Senior Composites.

    LEARN HOW TO:

    • Market and attract the right clients

    • Show what you want to sell from your website to the final product

    • Define your style so you stand out in the marketplace

    • Understand what grabs seniors’ attention

    • Find the right balance with work and life

    Josh is a full time photographer and digital designer based in Cross Lanes, WV. He specializes in working with high school senior guys and love incorporating moody and cinematic elements into his imagery. Josh summarizes himself as: Christian, Husband, Father, Artist, Photographer, Photoshopper, Teacher, SciFi Geek and Wannabe Musician.

    • 21 Jul 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • TBA
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    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

    In today's market, great senior images are a dime a dozen...so modern seniors are looking for something different, unique, and eye-catching. This is particularly true with senior guys! In this class, Josh will guide you through creating fresh senior images that today's senior guys are proud and excited to show off. Using typically unconventional methods for lighting, posing, shooting and editing, you will be sure to find some new techniques that you can adapt to your workflow immediately that will get your senior guys excited to book their sessions!

    LEARN HOW TO:

    • Build a theme foundation based upon emotion, mood, lighting, and clothing style
    • Use unconventional lighting (gel, harsh lighting) that best features senior guys
    • Understand how to pose senior guys to tell a compelling story¬
    • Shoot and edit in new ways to show off your senior’s personality
    • Create wow factors and stand out in the senior market

    This course qualifies for a PPA Continuing Education Merit.

    Josh is a full time photographer and digital designer based in Cross Lanes, WV. He specializes in working with high school senior guys and love incorporating moody and cinematic elements into his imagery. Josh summarizes himself as: Christian, Husband, Father, Artist, Photographer, Photoshopper, Teacher, SciFi Geek and Wannabe Musician.

    All-Day Workshop:

    • Thursday, July 21, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • In Person Workshop w/Shooting
    • $199 PPSV Members (Including PPWC & PPSCV)
    • $299 Non-Members
    • Location: TBD

    • 22 Jul 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • TBA
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    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

    From capture through post-processing, we'll look at the necessary techniques needed to create compelling senior composites that grab attention! We will break down those techniques into easy-to-understand methods so that you can begin creating eye-catching composites right away. Creating killer composites doesn't have to be intimidating!

    LEARN HOW TO:

    • Use easy-to-understand methods for compositing your images
    • Create and blend shadows and highlights so composites look realistic
    • Use composition techniques to attract and keep the viewer’s attention
    • Create killer composites that have depth and impact
    • Photograph and light your subject to simplify the composite process

    This course qualifies for a PPA Continuing Education Merit.

    Josh is a full time photographer and digital designer based in Cross Lanes, WV. He specializes in working with high school senior guys and love incorporating moody and cinematic elements into his imagery. Josh summarizes himself as: Christian, Husband, Father, Artist, Photographer, Photoshopper, Teacher, SciFi Geek and Wannabe Musician.

    All-Day Workshop:

    • Friday, July 22, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • In Person Classroom Workshop
    • $399 PPSV Members (Including PPWC & PPSCV)
    • $449 Non-Members
    • Location: TBD


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