Six Texas School Presenters Sponsored By Picsera
Let’s Meet Up in Dallas!
Are you looking to improve the profitability of your business as well as your photography skills? Picsera is proud to be sponsoring six presenters, at each level of photography experience, at Texas School, April 24 to 29, 2016 in Dallas at the InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center. If you’re looking for a photo editing partner be sure to contact Picsera co-founder David Sinai for a one-on-one meeting.
Considered one of the best six-day educational programs for photographers in the world, Texas School has classes for beginners to advanced skill levels. Professional photographers at all levels use Picsera services and we encourage you to attend and learn from these photography experts.
Beginner to Intermediate
For the Beginner to the Intermediate Photographer, Steve Kozak is presenting The Secrets To Success When Turning Pro. Steve can help you turn your passion into a profession with his top-notch training on three key aspects of photography:
- The Fundamentals
- The Business
- The Art
With his relaxed and approachable teaching style, you will gain a wealth of knowledge from Steve, who holds the “Master of Photography” and “Craftsman” degrees from the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) as well as numerous awards and recognitions including the Masterpiece Award from Fuji Film USA.
For wedding and portrait photography Hansson Fong created ten classic poses that will help you analyze different body sizes and types. With more than 35 years of experience, Hanson will help you create highly-desirable portraits that make people look great. In Harmonizing the Art of Posing and Lighting students will learn:
- Hands on Posing
- How to photograph any body size and shape
- How to photograph in any given lighting situation
Hanson’s “Flow” posing and light and metering techniques will also be presented in this interactive session. Animated teaching skills and photographic prowess are hallmarks of Hanson’s classes and why many students say, “Once you go with Fong, you won’t go wrong!”
Picsera’s own Head of Education will be presenting Mastering Image Tuning. Intended for the intermediate level photographer, this is a hands-on class with a bonus pre-class learning video. Some of the topics Janice will cover during Texas School include:
- Steps to understanding your vision
- Sculpting images using Photoshop created light
- How to integrate Lightroom into your Photoshop workflow
Learn how to create vision pathways to direct viewers through your artistic images of any subject with Janice, who is one of the photographic industry’s leading image artists. View more of Janice’s images on the Texas School website.
Intermediate to Advanced
William Branson III
Learn to earn the income you deserve with William Branson in Setting Yourself Apart from the Competition. Don’t compete on price and focus on what only you can provide to build your business. Learn from a Cameracraftsman with more than 40 years of experience, and his fellowship degree from PPA, how to:
- Market to a high-end clientele that will pay top dollar for your portraiture.
- Create and sell life size wall portraits that generate thousands of dollars per session.
- Finish and deliver a higher level of portraiture to your clients.
One of the foremost portrait artist in the country, William has dedicated his life to hard work, experimentation, and the pursuit of excellence. In so doing, William transformed his high volume wedding and portrait studio to a low volume portrait studio that generates sales from $5,000 to $20,000 and more.
In Studio Lighting and Posing Techniques, photographers can learn how to take studio portraits to the next level with Master Craftsman Photographer Jim Schmelzer. Advanced posing and lighting techniques presented by Jim include:
- Studio and outdoor lighting
- Seven patterns of light and went to use each
- Facial analysis and correction with light
You can double your clientele by learning new techniques from Jim that can be applied to both senior and boudoir portrait sessions. Advance your behind the scenes photography skills with Jim a photographer and studio owner whose many awards include the Photographic Craftsmen and Master of Photography from PPA and the Accolade of Photographic Mastery from Wedding and Portrait Photographers International.
Britney Kirby Fullgraf
You can run an effective Boutique Studio, whether you have a Home Studio or a Retail Studio space. Learn from photographer Britney Kirby Fullgraf, who manages a successful Florida-based studio, as she highlights high-end wall portrait sales, charitable marketing, branding, pricing and more in Building your Boutique Studio PLUS a Boutique Approach to Private Schools. Learn the details as Briney breaks them down into each of these broader areas:
- Sales and Pricing
Photographers have increased their client base, secured their own school photography contracts, as well as private school franchises, and expanded their high-end portrait businesses with Britney’s consultation. She has received numerous print awards and is the recipient of the Distinguished Award for the Professional Photographer’s Guild of Mid-Florida, based on print competition.