The Art of Portraiture 1920's Style with Rick Ferro

  • 11 May 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Hampton Inn & Conference Center Natick


  • This registration option is for PPAM members only.
  • Must be a member of PPA or State PPA Affiliate
  • This registration is for all non PPAM member attendees.

The Art of Portraiture 1920's Style
presented by 

Rick Ferro, M.Photog., Cr.

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Registration starts at 9AM
Program begins at 10 AM

The Art of Portraiture 1920's Style

Taking your Photography to a New Level

Photographers as well as Clients are always looking for something new in Photography.

Why not create a nostalgic look? Something so different that will set you apart from your competition.

Get ready to set the stage for creating patterns, that were used in a forgotten era!.

Rick Ferro's Program is going to bring us back to the 1920's.

He is going to share all his tips on Hand gestures, Body Language, and Creative Lighting Effects.

He is also going to use different Light source like Off Camera Flash, LED Lighting, and much more.

It's all LIVE with Models,  so bring your Camera's.


In the last forty years, Rick has impacted the photographic community by being one of the leading wedding photographers in the nation.  In addition to wedding photography, his clients have included 7-UP, Sprint, the Miami Dolphins, Master Card, and Mercedes Benz.

In 1993, Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, approached Rick to create for Disney a wedding photography department. Rick became the Senior Wedding Photographer for Disney and trained their photographers. Rick was a photographer for ABC’s “Weddings of a Lifetime” and the “Regis & Kathie Lee Show”. Rick currently has photographed “Weddings of a Lifetime” for Disney’s “Free Form” channel.

Rick has owned and operated over five photography studios and operated a photography concession for an international cruise line for three years.

In 1999 Rick wrote his first book, “Creative Techniques For Lighting and Posing”, published by Amherst Media. Since then, Rick has had over eight books published in multiple languages.

Because of Rick’s experience as a photographer, author and teacher, he is asked to speak at professional guilds, conferences and conventions and has taught in the United States, Canada and internationally in the UK, Scotland, and Ireland. Rick currently shares his insights and techniques on social media.

Rick is a Lifetime Member of WPPI, Wedding & Portrait Photographers International, and is a member of PPA, Professional Photographers of America. Rick has an Associate of Science Degree and is a WPPI Master Photographer. Rick has received his PPA Master Photographer & Craftsman degree.  He has also earned the honor of his images meriting the PPA Loan Collection and Showcase Collection. In 2006 Rick received, along with his wife, the United Nations Leadership Award from the International Photographic Council at the United Nations in New York City. 

Currently Rick is a Lead Photographer and Trainer for Walt Disney World’s Fine Art Department.

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