WPPI 2013

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Vegas, Here We Come

We hope you have plans to visit us at WPPI in booth #901 to see what we have in store for 2013, including samples of our new Miller’s Signature Album, and to learn from some of the most talented photographers in the industry.

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Don’t Miss the Speaker Team

Make the most of your expo experience by previewing the below schedule, then plan accordingly. Our expert speaker team will share their tips and tricks with you on a variety of topics from social networking to shooting, lighting and Photoshop techniques. You won’t want to miss this!

Monday, March 11

10:30 a.m. – Beyond Pictures on Paper with Jamie Schultz

Join Jamie as she discusses the importance of understanding client expectations and the role this plays in creating a lasting experience for those whom you photograph.

11:30 a.m. – Rock Your Market with JP Elario

JP will share core principles that have helped his studio become the most in-demand in his market. Learn how he continuously attracts new clients without dropping tons of dollars on advertising and how Miller’s plays a role in his success.

12:30 p.m. – Social Networking Essentials with Lindsay Adler

Lindsay will discuss the best ways to be efficient with your social networking efforts. Topics include search engine optimization, becoming a resource for your target audience and other tips to help you make the best of your online marketing efforts.

1:30 p.m. – Wireless Flash Tips and Tricks with TriCoast

Come learn how easy wireless lighting can be with your Canon and Nikon speedlites. From manual to TTL, and everything in between, learn how TriCoast Photography simplifies the speedlite system into a simple and easy-to-understand format.

Tuesday, March 12

10:30 a.m. – Light 101: Turn White to Black with Chuck Arlund

Learn about the effect distance of light has with subject and background. See how this translates from studio to on location using off camera lighting. Chuck will talk about how to properly meter and use your flash in manual. See how this will help if you decide to shoot TTL.

11:30 a.m. – Not Too Cool 4 School with Neal Freed

Are you tired of looking at cheesy, tacky school photographs? The big boys’ approach of stand here, smile, click, next is hopelessly outdated. Neal owned a successful wedding and portrait studio and went from one to 75 schools at lightning speed after a client begged him to photograph his child’s school. By bringing portrait-quality photography to schools, he’s revitalized his studio and “turned on” his students. Learn how to do the same.

12:30 p.m. – Hipster Lighting with Damon Tucci

Learn how to make a STATEMENT with your lighting! Damon will share three classic techniques that will put some hipness in your game. He will also explore available, off camera flash and video lighting strategies that are sure to rejuvenate your creativity. You don’t want to miss it.

1:30 p.m. – Shooting International Weddings with Kevin & Katie Hulett

Tips for the traveling photographer, including booking jobs, preparing for events and working with clients.

Wednesday, March 13

10:30 a.m. – Books! (They’re Not Just for Weddings) with Khara Plicanic

Looking for a simple way to build buzz and keep clients coming back year after year—all without breaking a sweat? Do more, for less—with books!

11:30 a.m. – Set Design with Steve & Debi Ragland

Learn how to create unique set designs that can separate your portfolio from the competition and increase your sales. Steve and Debi will share how they create beautiful backdrops using inexpensive materials or by recycling existing materials.

12:30 p.m. – Design Tips and Tricks with Jen Hillenga

Jen will show you tips and tricks to make designing for custom cards and products easy and efficient.

We’ve been working for months to make this an exceptionally interactive and informative experience for all those who visit us during the three day event. So come by booth #901 to introduce yourself, to get your hands on our products and to spark your creativity in our booth inspiration areas. We hope to see you there!

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