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Taryn True

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Union City, New Jersey, US

Where: Unique Photo 123 US Hwy 46 Fairfield NJ 07004
Date: June 8 & June 9 10am-6pm

Who Should Attend?
If you are considering a career as a photographer or a working pro looking to brush up on your skills, you will not want to miss our Unique Photo® "PRO" Expo course offerings. These educational classes and workshops will include sound advice from seasoned professionals on a wide variety of topics including: Off-camera lighting techniques, color calibration, legal advice on setting up contracts, creative shooting techniques, and much more.

What is included with the 2-Day PRO PASS:
1) A free meal with drink for each purchased 2-Day Pro Pass.
2) Access to all Pro workshops on Saturday, June 8th, and Sunday, June 9th (please scroll down for class information).
3) You may also attend any of the regular expo classes that are offered on Saturday, June 8th, and Sunday, June 9th.  (Does NOT include Excursions and Digital Lab classes.)

10:00am - 11:30am
The Business of Wedding Photography with Moshe Zusman
It takes more than a great eye to be a wedding photographer. You also need the right business skills to make sure your passion for photography yields an exciting and profitable career. This high-energy seminar with Moshe starts you on the path toward developing a wedding photography business the right way, or serves as a tune-up for those trying to kick into higher gear.
Topics include: basics for laying the foundation for a successful operation, how to increase your profile, improved marketing, and booking more (higher-paying) clients.

11:30am - 1:30pm
Posing and Lighting Workshop with Hanson Fong
Join Canon Explorer of Light Hanson Fong for a live demonstration of the 10 classic poses that he pioneered and mastered. These poses will assist you in posing any person, regardless of weight and/or height. His techniques will enable you how to pose any couple, family grouping, or a bridal couple.
He will then discuss lighting techniques. You will learn how to photograph under any lighting condition -- indoors or outdoors, any place, anytime. His approach to finding the light is simple and uncomplicated.

1:30pm - 2:00pm
LUNCH     A meal and drink will be provided.

2:00pm - 3:30pm
How to Get Your Prints to Match Your Monitor with Joe Brady   
Nothing can be more frustrating then perfecting your landscape image on screen and then getting a disappointing print from your printer or back from your lab. Join host Joe Brady as he takes you from capture to edit to output and explains the tips, gear and techniques to ensure you get a beautiful print that reflects the image on your monitor.

Joe will cover color and exposure at capture, creating and using monitor and printer profiles and the soft-proofing process for some of Ilford’s new Fine Art papers so that you can produce great prints every time.

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Portrait Photography with Robert Harrington
Sponsored by EXPO Imaging, Robert Harrington will share his techniques on shooting portraiture.
Models will be present for demonstration during the workshop.
Robert Harrington is a firm believer in using speedlights for most of his work and has had great success using and teaching these techniques to help others explore their creative sides.

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Off-Camera Lighting with PocketWizards with Josh Fischer
The MAC Group's Josh Fischer will go over off-camera lighting with PocketWizards.
Models will be present for demonstration during the workshop.

10:00am - 11:00am
Legalities of Photography with David Kohane of Cole Schotz    Join Attorney David Kohane of Cole Schotz as he goes over a variety of important legal topics with which all photographers should be familiarized.
Topics include:
Photograph/Image Copyrights
Model Releases
Event/Bar Mitzvah/Wedding Contracts
Record Keeping

11:00am - 1:00pm
Creatively Promote Your Photography: Monetizing and Maximizing Your Online Presence with Squarespace   
Building a high quality website, using social media, and knowing how to monetize your online presence are all key elements to growing your business.
In this seminar, we will start with some broad concepts around managing your web presence before taking a deep dive into marketing tools and techniques used by some of the best photographers in the world. Whether you’re a commercial photographer, emerging professional or fine art photographer, having a high-quality website supported by a strong social media strategy can help you grow and monetize your online presence.

1:00pm - 1:30pm
LUNCH     A meal and drink will be provided.

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Wedding Photography with Kristen Jensen and Panasonic   
As a lifestyle photographer, Kristen Jensen brings an enlightened and gracious style to her portrait and wedding assignments.

“I’m in the business of making people feel and look their best”, says Kristen.

Kristen Jensen is a former FORD supermodel. As a lifestyle-photographer she brings an enlightened and gracious style to her advertising, magazine and portrait assignments. These photo shoots include; celebrities, CEO’s and business owners.

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Senior Portraits with Ryan Brown and Sigma
Specializing in portrait photography, Ryan Brown will give his insight into photographing senior portraits in a variety of styles.
**Models will be present for demonstration during the workshop.

4:00pm - 5:00pm
How to Price Wedding Books with Tom Panico   
Wedding books and albums are an important part of the wedding photography business. During this seminar, Tom Panico will help you gain a better understanding of how to go about pricing the different album options.

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