Davies Creative Workshop Announcements
Please visit our Facebook page and give us a Like:Â http://www.facebook.com/dcworkshopsÂ – we are going to increase our Facebook presence and run a few contests there.
We are starting with a giveaway for people who like the page.Â Iâ€™ll be giving away a Rosco Strobist set of filters for your speedlights. Enter here: http://www.facebook.com/dcworkshops/app_237342086329077
Also you can visit our blog atÂ http://workshops.daviescreative.com/
Intermediate Lightroom Workshop:
The beginner Lightroom workshop was a lot of fun, and gave me an idea on how deep the workshop can go.Â I thank the patience of everyone at the workshop as we felt our way through the subjects.
For those interested in the intermediate workshop, please reply to this email with the topics youâ€™d like to see covered in an intermediate level class.Â Iâ€™d like to build a workshop that will fit everyoneâ€™s needs as closely as possible.
Private Lessons and Mentoring:
Private lessons and mentoring are available. Reply to this email if you are interested in either.
Tips & Tricks Articles:
Spend Time Learning the Craft: Shooting for Improvement â€“ This is an article about why itâ€™s important to â€śpracticeâ€ť photography, just like any other person seeking excellence practices for improvement.
Westcott Contest Ends July 9th â€“ Enter to win a Westcott Apollo Orb with grid. Great products.
Perfect Inspiration Episode 14: Making the Best of a Situation â€“ OnOne Softwareâ€™s weekly video series is worth checking out, and you can subscribe to notifications of future episodes.
The Google Venice Impact on Local SEO for Photographers â€“ This article is a must read for those that are in business as a photographer and rely on local are clients.
Before You Start to Market: Part One â€“ This blog article on Marathon Pressâ€™ website talks about how to start identifying your audience so you can market with the right message to the right people.
Click on the title of the webinar to be taken to the websiteÂ to register.
Recorded on June 15th –Â DavidÂ duChemin presents: LEARNING TO SPEAK THE VISUALÂ LANGUAGE
Multiple webinars each week â€“Â Nik Software Educational Webinars
7/11/2012 â€“ Selling Secrets of the Photography Masters
7/11/2012 – Joe McNally presents: Adventures in Light Shapers of All Sizes and Sources (one of my favorite photographers and a fellow New Yorker!)
9/19/2012 –Â Steve Gosling presents:Â Imperfect impressions
Pro Tour Workshops
7/10/2012 –Â How to Photograph Everyone with Clay BlackmoreÂ – Casper, Wy – $69 workshop / $199 master class the next day – package deal for both.
7/15/2012 â€“Â Sallee Schoolâ€™s Summer School with Joe Buissink and JB SalleeÂ – Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park – $69 Online / $99 at the door
7/15-17/2012 –Â Finding Your Creative Side – Wyoming PPA Summer ShootoutÂ –Â Headwaters Lodge & Cabins at Flagg Ranch , Wyoming
8/5-11/2012 –Â Canon’s Photography in the ParksÂ – FREE workshop in Rocky Mountain National Park
8/9/2012 –Â Creative Design Tour with Judy HostÂ – $129 – Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel (I took this class when it was offered to the Professional Photographers of Colorado – it’s a lot of fun and creative as well).
8/30/2012 â€“Â SandyÂ Pucâ€™s Photography Fundamentals TourÂ – $169 – DoubleTree by Hilton Denver Tech Center
8/30/2012 â€“Â Sal Cincotta The Wedding TourÂ â€“Â $99 sales and consultations
8/31/2012 â€“Â Sal Cincotta The Wedding TourÂ â€“ $699Â all day workshop
10/28/2012 â€“Â Sallee Schoolâ€™s Fall Sememster with Ryan Schembri and JB SalleeÂ – Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park – $69 Online / $99 at the door
Professional Photographers of AmericaÂ – National organization with focus on portrait and wedding photographers.
Professional Photographers of ColoradoÂ – State affiliate of PPA withÂ separateÂ membership. Holds annual trade show with image competition and workshops most months.
Mile High PhotographersÂ – Local membership group with good monthlyÂ activitiesÂ as part of the membership cost.
Upcoming Davies Creative Workshops
If there is something you donâ€™t see that you are interestedÂ in, just email me atÂ firstname.lastname@example.org let me know what youâ€™re interested in.
Studio Lighting forÂ PortraitsÂ â€“ This workshop covers lighting the portrait in the studio.
Location Lighting forÂ PortraitsÂ â€“ This workshop covers both natural and artificial lighting for theÂ portrait created on location.
Photographing FoodÂ â€“ This workshop will be an introduction to food photography covering the basicsÂ of lighting and exposure as well as composition and styling.
Beginner Landscape â€“Â This workshop will be anÂ introduction to landscape photography at one of the great locations around theÂ Boulder area. We will cover equipment, metering, and composition.
Forest Shoot atÂ FlagstaffÂ â€“ We will repeat this popular shoot just up the mountain outsideÂ of Boulder.
LakeÂ Shoot at Wonderland LakeÂ â€“ Lots of shooting opportunities at this scenicÂ lake just down the road from the studio.
Intermediate LightroomÂ â€“ This workshop will pick up where theÂ beginner workshop left off and dive deeper into the software and its features.
Introduction to NIKÂ SoftwareÂ â€“ This workshop provide an introduction to the NIK software suiteÂ for high-end image enhancement.
Beginner LandscapeÂ Post-ProcessingÂ â€“ This workshop will talk about the general concepts aboutÂ processing landscape images and the software and techniques to accomplish them.
Business andÂ Marketing
Album CreationÂ Workflow and Album SalesÂ â€“ Our first guest speaker, Beth Fries from Albums Chic (http://www.albumchic….) will be comingÂ this fall. Album Chic has developed a process and workflow to help you narrowÂ your options, price your albums to make a profit for you, and to simplify theÂ entire process for your clients.
The goal of a workshop is to help simplify the overwhelmingÂ album process. Album Chicâ€™s workshopsÂ have been useful to the professional just starting to sell albums and to theÂ seasoned pro that has included albums in their packages for years. Here is a brief overview of what to expect toÂ learn at a workshop:
- How to choose an album vendor(s) to keep yourÂ album product line simple and allow for up-selling
- How to calculate album costs with the Album ChicÂ Cost Control Worksheet
- How to sell an album and how this works withÂ your contract
- Workflow process after the event for timely andÂ Â profitable album delivery