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    • January 18, 2021
    • (EST)
    • February 12, 2021
    • (EST)
    • online

    Join us during  January and February for our Photo Frenzy Fundraiser.  20 vendors and photographers have donated an item valued at 50.00 and over to be raffled off.  Tickets cost 10.00 each and you can buy as many as you would like.  Each weekday starting on January 18, 2021 until February 12, 2021 the item that is on the calendar day will be given away during a facebook live event.  You can buy tickets online and all names will be placed into a bucket as many times as tickets you have bought.  Vendors participating so far...

    CTPPA, PPA, ACI Labs, Hunts Photo& Video, Amherst Media, Marathon Press, Imagequix, ChowderPot Restaurant, Milford Photo have already committed to be a prize sponsor with more each day. 

    Please share this with all your friends so we can raise a lot of money for CTPPA and you can win some great prizes! 

    • February 03, 2021
    • (EST)
    • February 11, 2021
    • (EST)
    • 3 sessions
    • Online and 201 W. High Street B-6 East Hampton, CT

    Tabletop Product Photography 

    Erin McNamara   Marietta St Onge


    Day 1 Online Webinar

    “Launch your own business to business marketing plan with Product Photography Wednesday February 3, 2021

    In this online webinar we will discuss how to market within your community and help your fellow small business peers succeed in these trying times.

    Learn how to create a strategy to collaborate with other businesses while adding tabletop commercial photography to your portfolio. 

    During this webinar we will discuss these key points:

    *Why do these small businesses need professional photography

    * B2B marketing strategies

    *Content Creation

    *Lead Generation

    *Contracts and Business Forms

    *Pricing Strategies

    Attend both the online presentation and hands-on workshop to obtain the tools you need and launch your tabletop photography immediately.  You will create enduring partnerships with the businesses in your community and achieve exponential marketing results.

    Participants will receive ongoing support and by attending the follow-up mastermind session on Friday, January 15, 2021.

    Day 2 In Person Workshop

    “Down and Dirty Tabletop Product Photography”

    Thursday, February 4, 2021 2pm-5pm

    In this program attendees will have the opportunity to create product images using five different simple lighting scenarios. Designed to prepare the professional photographer to offer commercial images to business partners.

    What to expect from this session:

    *Review what’s in your gear bag if going on location

    *Live demonstration and ongoing instruction

    *Breakout into pairs to capture portfolio worthy images.

    *Bring your camera, notebook, tripod, macro lens (if you have it) or any lens in the range of 35mm-105mm is best.

    We have designed this program to show participants that commercial photography can be done with a variety of lighting and modifiers.

    This session will be limited to 10 participants and in adherence with all current social distancing guidelines. 

    Both Programs will be sponsored by ACI Labs and Hunt's Photo & Video.

    We will have prize giveaways donated by ACI and Hunt's

    • February 17, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • February 21, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (EST)
    • Online Event

    Hello out there Photography World, 2020 sure has been a wild ride and there has been an absolute ton of online education out there this year which is why our 2021 convention just had to be different than everything else you’ve seen out there.

    Welcome to the UN-CONVENTION!!

    This year we will be featuring never before seen programs by:
    Eric Francis
    Hannah Munroe
    Neil Van Neikerk

    Bryan Welsh, M. Photog., Cr., CPP, API. EA-ASP, FP-OR, HFP-OR 

    And our Keynote speaker Arthur Rainville, M.PHOTOG.CR., CPP, API

    Stay tuned for updates on a couple more speakers we are just firming up now!!

    We will have not one but TWO Virtual trade shows and several preconvention and post convention offerings for those of you looking for a little extra.

    Image competition will be held on February 19, 2020.

    2021 convention Full Registration Rates December 1st on!
    for members $99, Non members $175
    $99 for students with id.

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