Join Me at CTPPA in Windsor, Connecticut March 23-25, 2018


Join Me at CTPPA in Windsor, Connecticut March 23-25, 2018

“Converge” CTPPA’s 69th Annual Convention and Print Competition
When: March 23-25, 2018
Location: Hartford/Windsor Marriott Airport 28 Day Hill Road, Windsor, CT 06095

The star-studded line-up of speakers includes Sam Abell, Bobbi Lane, Lee Varis and Jacklyn Greenberg. I’m delivering the closing talk of the convention on March 25th from 9:00am – 12:00pm:

Brian Smith ‘Portraits of the Famous and Infamous’

March 25th from 9:00am-12:00pm sponsored by Sony

What do Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Donald Trump, burlesque dancers and nudist golfers have in common? They’ve all been photographed by Miami celebrity portrait photographer Brian Smith. In this talk, Pulitzer Prize winner Brian Smith as he shares the stories behind his photos of the rich and famous and lessons learned in 30 years of photographing celebrities. He’ll talk about ways he connects with people in all walks of life and share his tricks on how to get billionaires to do exactly what you want and convince them it was their idea to do so.

69th Annual CTPPA Convention and Print Competition Schedule:

Friday, March 23, 2018
9:00am Registration
9:30am Print Competition Begins
12:00pm CPP Exam
1:30pm Photo Walk with Jack holowitz
3:30pm Michael Mowbray “The Cordless Studio”
5:30pm Dinner on your own
6:30pm Sam Abell “The Life Of A Photograph”
9:30pm Welcome back party – SCI FI THEMED!

Saturday, March 24, 2018
8:00am Registration and Coffee Hour
8:30-10:30am Ben Scott “How to work with Professional Models”
8:30-10:30am Zamani Feelings “Sports Photography-Basic Training”
10:30am-11:30pm Print Critique
11:00am-3:00pm Vendor Tradeshow and Lunch
2:00-3:30pm Jacklyn Greenberg “Sales by Relationship Building
2:00-3:30pm Sarah Prall “The Care and Feeding of a Heart Centered Business”
3:45-5:45pm Bobbi Lane “Portraits Unplugged with Mirrorless Cameras”
3:45-5:45pm Lee Varis “What’s in the Portrait Retouch Artist’s Toolbox for Retouching Skin”
6:00-7:30pm Srinu and Amy Regeti “Scratch that Niche-Niching for Success”
7:30pm All Convention Photo, Past President Photo, Cocktails&Awards Reception
10:30pm Hospitality Suite

Sunday, March 25, 2018
8:00am Registration and Coffee Hour
9:00am Brian Smith “Portraits of the Famous and Infamous”
12:00pm Closing Lunch and Print Awards

A weekend PACKED with fantastic Photography education!! Register for the convention, and your 2018 CTPPA membership is included! Take the next step in your photography business!



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