NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP IS SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2019 WHICH IS THE DAY AFTER OUR MONTHLY MEETING.
During this workshop, Pete will discuss his proven plan for successful family portraits that will allow you to work more efficiently, provide a better experience for the client, and most importantly remove the post session let down of minimal sales.
Building rapport, finding out what’s most important for clients during a family portrait session. What’s most important for them may not be what’s most important for you as the photographer $$. Getting that essential piece of information can change everything and set up a plan for how produce that all important piece of visual history for them, but set up the additional opportunities that are what most important for you and your bottom line.
Pete will help you understand how to choose locations for family portraits. What he looks for in a location, and examples of what to avoid. How to keep the focus on the family rather than place that can compete for the viewers’ attention.
The work shop will be hands on demonstrating proven lighting and posing techniques that will flatter a wide range of subjects and show relationship and connection among all members of the family. You’ll get chance to pose the group so you have an opportunity to personally learn how to do it. You’ll get a chance to set lights, why using a light meter is an invaluable tool to help you produce many different lighting looks very quickly.
Pete will cover what lenses work well and the compositions that lend themselves to wall portraiture. He’ll show you tools he’s built to aid him as the sole photographer on his family assignments and how other photographers have utilized these same tools to help their one- person operations as well. Finally, Pete will explain why working with other businesses, like a frame shop, will increase your sales numbers along with adding additional marketing people in your court promoting your brand.
PPA Board of Directors
PPA Master of Photography
PPA Photographic Craftsman
PPA Certified Professional Photographer
2 Time IPC Platinum Medalist
2 Time IPC Gold Medalist
1 Time IPC Silver Medalist