Spider Ambassadors at WPPI 2017

Spider Ambassadors at WPPI 2017 - Spider Camera Holster
[vc_section el_class="has-max-width"][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="intro"]Getting ready for WPPI this year? Spider will be there with lots of new gear for you to try and buy, at booth #121!![/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]While you’re in Vegas, be sure to check out these amazing Spider Ambassadors who will be presenting at this years conference.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="3348" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]

Lindsay Adler

Fashion and Beauty Photography Essentials Room: Westgate Conference Room 6 Session Number: PLUS12 Sunday, February 5, 2017: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM New York City fashion photographer Lindsay Adler will introduce you to the exciting world of fashion and beauty photography. This workshop is great for photographers looking to try their hand and extend their knowledge into this creative field. Lindsay will cover the most important elements to setting up a shoot, core terminology, finding a creative team, getting published, lighting for beauty photography, lens choice, and posing your subjects. Bring your camera for a chance to put these essentials into action! Whether you want to shoot fashion images or apply fashion techniques to your own portrait and wedding work, this workshop is a great resource! 10-11:30: Fashion and Beauty Essentials 11:30-11:45: Break 11:45-12:45: Studio Lighting 12:45-2:00: Lunch 2-2:45: Studio and Posing Continued 2:45-4: Students Shoot MORE INFO → Creative Studio Lighting to Blow Your Mind! Room: N115/117 Session Number: PC03 Monday, February 6, 2017: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Lighting master and world-renowned fashion photographer Lindsay Adler will take your work up several notches with this creative lighting demonstration. Learn how to use ordinary lighting modifiers in extraordinary ways to create eye-catching results. This class is not a beginner’s course: It is a way to build amazing creative results based upon strong lighting principles. See how one, two, three or four lights can be used to create striking mood and lighting. Explore unusual modifiers to unlock entirely new realms of creativity in the studio. Adler will break down her favorite lighting tools, techniques and modifiers, and will create stunning images before your eyes. If you are looking to break free of traditional lighting and expand your creative possibilities in the studio, this class is a must-see. MORE INFO →[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="3349" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]

Sue Bryce

When am I good enough to get PAID? Room: N109/114 Session Number: KEY3 Wednesday, February 8, 2017: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM So you have chosen to be a Professional Photographer and as you join all of these classes at WPPI, you will learn and be inspired and compare yourself to all levels of industry and the same questions come up in your head “Am I better than her? I am definitely better than him! Why are they successful and I am not? When do you actually start FEELING like a professional? And why does this look like it comes so easily to others.” Do you want to become a speaker, a teacher, an industry leader? Maybe you just want to run a great business that suits you and your lifestyle and earn an income. Today I will walk you through these questions and why your path to ownership and success are marred by your self-imposed limits and the inside fear voice to unleash what you truly want. MORE INFO →[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="3350" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]

Jared Platt

Adobe Lightroom Essentials for Photographers Room: Westgate Conference Room 2 Session Number: PLUS14 Monday, February 06, 2017: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM So, you have thousands upon thousands of images—now what? Photography professionals and enthusiasts alike suffer from the same dilemma: how to review, adjust and manage your library without spending all of your free time behind the computer. Jared Platt, the industry’s photography workflow and Lightroom guru, will teach you how use the latest tools in Lightroom to adjust and retouch your images to perfection, in addition to teaching techniques that will save you hundreds of hours each year! If you are a frequent traveler and want to learn how to work on your images remotely, Platt will show you how to do that as well. This class is perfect for first-time to intermediate Lightroom users. MORE INFO → Turn your Photo Library into a Competitive Advantage NEW! Room: N205/208 Session Number: PC53 Tuesday, February 07, 2017: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Learn how to accelerate your business potential by organizing and managing your images in Lightroom and using them in new ways to make extra money by selling images through Adobe Stock as well as gaining new clients. You have thousands of images in buried in your computer files that aren’t doing anything for you. Jared will teach you how to unlock the money making potential in your image catalog. You’ll see how easy it is to create and maintain a powerful digital photo library, attract attention to your work by creating visual stories with Adobe Spark, and easily generate new revenue by contributing to Adobe Stock. See how you how to accelerate your career by accessing millions of creatives on the Creative Cloud who need the work you are already creating. This class is perfect for photographers of every level, from enthusiast, to seasoned professional. MORE INFO →[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="3351" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]

Melanie Anderson

Extreme Volume: How to Achieve 100K+ in Volume Photography NEW! Room: N226 Session Number: MC16 Tuesday, February 07, 2017: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Learn how to achieve $100,000-plus in Volume Photography in a new and creative way.  A beginning to end “Hands-on” approach to Volume Photography.  Learn how Melanie transitions her Portrait clients into Volume Clients and vice versa.  Melanie will share her unique ways that EXTREME Senior and Team Banners have become all the rage in her community and how by offering Sponsorship opportunities create a Win-Win in the Community for Marketing. MORE INFO →[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="3352" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]

Jackylyn Greenberg

Streamline Your Business – Make More Money NEW! Room: Westgate Conference Room 4 Session Number: PLUS16 Monday, February 06, 2017: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Get down and dirty in the business of photography. This class is designed for photographers that prefer quality over quantity. We’ll focus on working smarter, not harder, and how to streamline your business to make more money. Gain confidence and learn to respect yourself, your craft and your business. Let’s stand up as a community and be honest about our value and pricing with confidence. MORE INFO →[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="3353" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]

David Beckstead

Dynamic LED Lighting Techniques NEW! Room: N226 Session Number:MC26 Tuesday, February 07, 2017: 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Each light has its own characteristics and temperatures. David Beckstead will help you demystify the wide world of LED lighting in a fun and dynamic way. LED is not a replacement for flash/speed lights, yet LED is an essential lighting tool in a photographer’s bag. Attendees will learn how to understand light temperatures, how LED differs from speed lights, how to use one or more lights for different concepts and how to be creative with LED lights. MORE INFO → Shadow Walk Room: Westgate Pavilion 4 Session Number: PW21 Wednesday, February 08, 2017: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Shadows are dynamic! On this walk Beckstead will show you how he uses shadows to enhance compositions! MORE INFO →[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="3354" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]

Moshe Zusman and Vanessa Joy

My Way, Your Way – Two Unique Perspectives on Off-Camera Flash Room: Westgate Pavilion 4 Session Number: PW17 Tuesday, February 07, 2017: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Join Moshe Zusman and Vanessa Joy on a photo walk as they demonstrate their individual takes on off-camera flash. Start with timeless OCF lighting and posing scenarios with Joy and then seeing how to switch them up for more edge and drama with Zusman. See how you can give your clients the best of both worlds quickly and easily to boost studio sales and client satisfaction. MORE INFO →[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="3355" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]

Phillip and Eileen Blume

One Flash to Rule Them All: Rock the Wedding with a Single Strobe NEW! Room: Westgate Pavilion 4 Session Number: PW26 Wednesday, February 08, 2017: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Learn core lighting principles while you focus on the “workflow” of using flash in different scenarios throughout an ever-changing wedding day. Beginning with just a single off-camera flash, Phillip and Eileen Blume transformed their rural home photography business into a high-demand studio with clients worldwide. Today, even with a repertoire of advanced lighting techniques under their belts, they love that — with the right knowledge — one light remains the simplest and most versatile way to speed through an entire wedding day. They now teach these tricks of the trade to a growing team of their own associate photographers and to workshop attendees across the country. Shoot alongside them and learn how easily flash can make your images rise above the competition. MORE INFO →[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="3356" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]

Sandy Puc

Merging Motion and Stills Room: N113/114 Session Number: PC37 Wednesday, February 08, 2017: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Many photographers feel overwhelmed at the concept of video implementation. Join Sandy Puc as she takes you through basics of video and beyond. Video is a phenomenal source of income that is largely untapped by today’s portrait photographers. This two-hour course delivers insight into various elements of video including: set-up and technique, products, storytelling concepts, audio, editing, marketing, pricing and sales and creating a legacy program. Powerful narratives craft a family’s history and create a legacy that lives for generations. In this seminar you’ll learn how utilize your camera to create powerful and sellable work using both stills and motion. MORE INFO →[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="3357" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]

Tara Ruby

Working as a Photographer Within the Military Community NEW! Room: N222 Session Number: MC49 Thursday, February 09, 2017: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM The military life is a life full of amazing and beautiful photography opportunities, if one is willing to be flexible and patient. This class is designed to show you a sneak peek inside of the world of a military family photographer. Learning how to manage your portfolio on a higher level than your local community will help you move from one city to the next. We will discuss how to find great locations, from social media to local word of mouth. Military family photography is an excellent community to work in, a community where you can feel and see the difference that your portraits can make. MORE INFO →[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section]

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