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

    Ed Pedi, M. Photog, Cr., CPP
    Family & Children Portraiture - Four Steps to Success

    Monday January 14th, 2019

    Registration starts at 9AM
    Program begins at 10 AM

    Location: Holiday Inn 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA

    "Family & Children Portraiture - Four Steps to Success"

    Four Steps to Success - Family & Children Portraiture
    Ed Pedi, M.Photog. Cr. CPP           
    Sponsored by Millers Professional Imaging

    After 26 years in business, Ed Pedi Photography has established itself as a consistently profitable and highly successful family/children portrait studio through hard work and by establishing and adhering to his blue print for success. His ‘Four Steps to Success’ program teaches the four key components that have been instrumental in his studios success and have helped him garner loyal customers for life. His proven formula includes: Marketing, Photography, Sales, and Superior Customer Service. You’ll learn how to create exclusivity for your work, combined with effective marketing ideas, creating a plan for every session to achieve greater sales and how superior customer service leads to loyal and committed clients. Ed’s style of teaching is to bring fun and humor to every presentation and his goal is to share his knowledge to help others achieve greater success at this great business of photography.  Join Ed for an intensive program that promises to be one of the most energetic and fun workshops you may ever attend. If you feel your business needs a ‘tune-up’, whether you’ve been in business for one year, or ten or more years, this program is designed to teach you how to work on strengthening your weaknesses and help make your business more profitable through his four step philosophy.

         Key points to be covered:  

    Our top three marketing strategies
    Creative ways to market your studio to generate business year round
    How to create a demand for your brand and style of photography

    How to build business recognition and goodwill in your community


    Learn how to pose families and children quickly and naturally
    Lighting techniques to make your images pop

    Family tree and hierarchy posing

    How to standardize your sessions to make best use of your time

    Best ways to utilize outdoor space


    No pressure sales system that will allow you to consistently
    achieve $3000, $5000, $10,000 or more sales.

    How to price your work

    Develop a simple to understand price list 
    Streamline post production workflow and prepare for a successful sales session

    Customer Service

    All the little extras you can do to make the experience at your studio unique and special

     Ed will also address some common issues that many photographers are challenged by; including:

    How to satisfy clients who want your digital files without selling your digital files.
    How we charge for archiving images that have not been purchased.


     In business for 26 years, Ed is currently serving as Governor on the board of American Society of Photographers. He is one of 74 PPA Approved Jurors, Past President of PPANE, and a two term, Past President of PPAM. Ed has been honored to receive a wide array of photographic awards including; a PPA Grand Imaging Award in 2018 for ‘The Finale’ which was also the highest scoring high school senior image at 2017 Northeast District competition. Ed has earned PPA’s Photographer of the Year designation eight times. His images have garnered multiple Kodak Gallery; FUJI Masterpiece; Courts of Honor and Judges Choice Awards. His work has been displayed at the Kodak Exhibit at Disney’s Epcot Center and he has had multiple images chosen for PPA’s Traveling Loan Collection. His images and profile have been featured in PPA magazine and in 2019 at Imaging USA Atlanta, he will be presented with PPA’s Image Excellence award for achieving 13 Loan Collection images. In 2005, Ed was honored by his State Association with the PPA National Award for service to Professional Photography and his proudest career achievement came in 2018 when he was presented with the prestigious Helen K. Yancy award for meritorious service to the professional photography industry. Ed was a featured platform instructor at Imaging USA 2012 and he returns to Imaging USA/Atlanta 2019 where he will teach (3) - two hour workshops titled: ‘Tried and True Blueprint to Successful and Profitable Family Portraits.’ Ed has taught multiple week-long workshops at NEIPP and PPSNYS, several Super Monday programs and lectured countrywide to numerous states, regional and national associations. He is author of the book, ’Classic Family Portraits’ a posing, lighting and composition resource guide for professional photographers, available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. See additional samples of Ed’s images at:

    • 08 Feb 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • 11 Feb 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Hotel 1620, Plymouth, MA

    EVOLVE 2019
    Photo Convention

    February 8th-11th, 2019

    Join us for education and fun as we Evolve
    at the new convention location – Hotel 1620, Plymouth MA.

    A block of rooms are reserved at Hotel 1620 with an
    incredible rate, guaranteed until January 10th 2019

    Please use PPAM code to receive $
    109 (per night/ plus tax) room rate.

    There's lots to do at the Evolve Convention and we could use some help.
    Plus you'll earn PPAM service merits. Want to help?
    Please check back for Sign up Genius to help

    For more info Visit the EVOLVE PHOTO CONVENTION Site Here

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

    "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!


      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.

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