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    • 10 Jun 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA 02048
    Register

    "The $3000 Headshot"
    with Megan DiPiero
    Strategies to Effectively Market, Shoot, and Sell Headshots


    Monday June 10th, 2019

    Registration starts at 9AM
    Program begins at 10 AM

    Location: Holiday Inn 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA



    The $3000 Headshot
    with Megan DiPiero
    Strategies to Effectively Market, Shoot, and Sell Headshots



    The $3000 Headshot
    is a marketing and sales blueprint for modern portrait photographers,
    in which Megan DiPiero will...

    •  Explain why "headshots" is today's silver bullet SEO marketing term for professional photographers, and how it opens the door to leads of all types
    • Flesh out the different session types suggested to profitably handle everything from budget-minded clients to custom branding session

    • Explore custom options for large group and corporate headshot clients perform live posing and sales demonstrations

    • Teach you how this one genre now drives close to 50% of her total annual portrait business, with a sales average over $3000, and can do the same for you!




         Biography

      Megan is a successful full time professional photographer and entrepreneur, who has been sharing everything she knows about business from the moment she figured it out. Out of her modest home studio in Fort Myers, Florida, Megan does over $400,000 in annual portrait sales, with a sales average of $4000. Rise to the Top! with Megan DiPiero is her Facebook forum for professional photographers who want to enhance their business skills and learn together in an uplifting, supportive environment.












    • 04 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA 02048
    Register

          Demystifying Image Competition
    with Francie Baltazar Stonestreet, MPhotog, Cr., CPP, IE

    Monday November 4th 2019

    Registration starts at 9AM
    Program begins at 10 AM

    Location: Holiday Inn 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA



    "Demystifying Image Competition"

    Image competition can be overwhelming. Where to start? What do I enter? What do all those numbers mean?  Why should I enter? And the list goes on! It’s scary and overwhelming. Or maybe you want to understand how to break through the Merit level and move up into the Loans. Wait! What’s a merit? What’s a Loan?

    In this program Francie will break it all down so that you can clearly understand the path into image competition and earning merits and loans. You will also learn:

    Why entering image competition can change the way you shoot

    What are the 12 elements of an Image?

    How do judges arrive at their score?

    Judges language – what does it all mean?

    What Elements are needed to move your score from Merit to Loan?

    Common mistakes new competitors make

    To enter prints are digital? Which is the best?

    Entering Albums into image competitions

    3 editing secrets to check your images

    Master Photographer and Master Artist, what’s the difference?

    Why feedback is painful yet essential to growth and learning

    Francie’s journey into image competition was long and painful to achieve success. She will share with you her lessons learned and inspire you to jump into image competition. Come and see how exciting image competitioncan be and how you can take your skills to a new level through actively competing in Image competition.






    Francie Baltazar Stonestreet is a professional photographer based in Kingwood, Texas. She is a Certified Professional Photographer, Photographic Craftsmen and Master Photographer. She entered her first image competition in 2010. Since that time she has been awarded Houston Photographer of the Year two times, Texas Photographer of the year two times, Texas Top 10 3 times, multiple Platinum Photographer of the year, Kodak Gallery Award, Kodak International Elite Award, Canon Par Excellence, Diamond Photographer of the Year, Grand Imaging Award Nominee 4 times and GIA third place winner in the Portrait Category. World Cup Team USA 2015, 2016, 2017 and Top 10 in the world 2017 in the wedding and portrait category. Francie’s images have been featured on the cover of Professional Photographer as well as several articles in Professional Photographer Magazine. Her work as also been highlighted at FotoFest International and her fine art line shows in galleries as well as in private collections. As an educator Francie speaks around the country share her knowledge with other photographers. She is presenting Love Stories, creating Emotion Art and Style in Wedding at Texas School of Professional Photography.



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