Spreading the word for the Spread the Love Tour

November 24, 2009

<a href=”http://www.justinmarantz.com/”>Justin &amp; Mary Marantz</a> are coming to Charlotte in January for their Spread the Love Workshop and on Black Friday, seats will only be $50!!  After Friday, seats will be $150, so make yourself a reminder to do a little quick shopping online before heading out to shop and wait in hour long lines.

Here’s what they had to say about the workshop:
<em>Spread the Love is not a photography workshop…It’s a LIFE workshop. So you don’t have to be a photographer to attend! Florists, planners, basically anybody who owns their own business can benefit from Spread the Love. In this seminar, we’ll cover everything from marketing, branding, building relationships, business 101, financial health, balancing life &amp; business, creating systems that stick. and so much more. This is the time for a fresh start, and what better way to kick it off than getting inspired to get back to what you love about not only your business, but more importantly…to what you love about your LIFE again? </em>

For each city to remain on the map, at least 50 people will need to sign up for that city, so help them spread the word and invite all your friends to come along!

We’ll be kicking everything off in our own backyard: Beantown, aka Boston on January 5th!

Spread the Love Boston: January 5th
Spread the Love NYC: January 6th
Spread the Love DC: January 7th
Spread the Love Richmond: January 8th

***We’ll be heading to Nashville here to be in town for Imaging/DWF. For any of you guys that are planning on coming to Imaging and can’t make any of the other stops (or just want to come twice!!) we’ve planned the Nashville stop to be the day after the conferences end, just for you!! Well….and all the Nashville people! 🙂

Spread the Love Nashville: January 14th
Spread the Love Charlotte: January 15th
Spread the Love Atlanta: January 18th
Spread the Love Jacksonville: January 19th
Spread the Love Houston: January 22nd
Spread the Love Austin: January 25th
Spread the Love Dallas: January 26th
Spread the Love Phoenix: February 2nd
Spread the Love San Diego: February 4th
Spread the Love LA: February 5th
Spread the Love San Fran: February 8th
Spread the Love Seattle: February 11th
Spread the Love Salt Lake City: February 15th
Spread the Love Denver: February 17th
Spread the Love Kansas City: February 19th
Spread the Love Chicago: February 22nd

***We’ll be taking a break here to get ready for WPPI 2010 where we will be speaking for the very first time! Bleh….I feel like throwing up already!! 🙂 🙂 And then we will wrap up the tour after WPPI with our Maine stop, when hopefully it will be a little warmer up that way!

Spread the Love Maine: March 24th


WPPI Road Trip 2009

June 22, 2009


4 different cities. 17 different speakers. 4 different topics.

4 City Road Trip!

This coming September, WPPI is taking the show on the road for the first-ever WPPI Road Trip.

You don’t want to miss out on an opportunity like this!

  • Atlanta – Monday, September 21, 2009
  • Minneapolis – Wednesday, September 23, 2009
  • Dallas – Monday, September 28, 2009
  • Boston – Wednesday, September 30, 2009


Each city will host 4 distinctive speakers that you’ve come to know and love at previous WPPI Conventions. The 2009 WPPI Road Trip roster includes: Bambi Cantrell, Tony Corbell, Jim DiVitale, Kay Eskridge, Beth Forester, Jim Garner, Doug Gordon, Kevin Kubota, Robert Lino, Lori Nordstrom, Sarah Petty, Ken Sklute, John Solano, Eddie Tapp, Vicki Taufer, Jed Taufer and Kirk Voclain.

4 Hot Topics

Each stop on the tour will cover 4 specific areas, designed specifically to cultivate your technical skills, inspire creativity and enhance the productivity of your professional photography business.

  • Business & Marketing
  • Lighting & Posing
  • Wedding or Portraits
  • Workflow

All for just $149

Each stop along the WPPI Road Trip includes 4 programs, a buffet lunch and a mini trade show with some of your favorite exhibitors, companies and sponsors all for just $149!

Choose 1 city and pay just $149
Or… choose 2 cities and pay just $249
Or… choose 3 cities and pay just $349
And because we know someone will ask, come to all 4 cities for just $399!


For a limited time, WPPI is offering FREE registration to the 2010 WPPI Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, to all attendees who register and attend any one of the stops on the first-ever WPPI Road Trip! If you’ve never attended WPPI before, there is no time like the present to take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity near you.

Click here to Register

Martin & Ryan Schembri workshops 2009

May 19, 2009


This intense five-day workshop is designed to incorporate elements that will help improve your photographic skills and studio efficiency. Limiting each workshop to smaller groups, will allow us the opportunity to work one-on-one with each photographer.

Each class will include live shooting sessions, in-depth Photoshop training, studio marketing and album design.

This is your opportunity to photograph alongside two of Australia’s most awarded photographers

…Hurry numbers are limited!


Where and When :

Dallas, TX, USA – 20th – 24th July 2009 – 5 Day Workshop

Chicago, IL , USA – 27th – 31st July 2009 – 5 Day Workshop

 San Francisco, CA, USA – 2nd – 6th August 2009 – 5 Day Workshop

Sydney, NSW , Australia – 31st August – 4th September 2009 – 5 Day Workshop

Windsor, London , UK – 11th – 15th October 2009 – 5 Day Workshop

David Ziser: Digital Wake Up Call

April 28, 2009


Visit: http://www.digitalwakeupcall.com/ for more details!!!

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Business End of Photography Workshop by Innovative Imagemakers

March 24, 2009


Business End of Photography
by your side helping you grow your business for a whole year!

An 8-day intensive, hands-on business incubator course that teaches you SuccessWare studio management system, plus helps you create your own customized business plan and marketing plan, and teaches you how to sell!

Then 3 instructors keep you accountable for an entire year and help you continually tweak your plan for cultivating, growing, and thriving in your business.

Meets 8 full days. Enrollment limited to 30 studios in each location.

Cost: $3900, or $3400 when you register before March 1st. Only $750 for spouse or studio employee. Price includes tuition, kick-off dinner, lunch each day, and wrap-up party! Payment plans available. Call 303.224.9050 for details.

2009 locations and dates:
Portland, Oregon: April 14-17 and June 9-12
Dallas, Texas: April 20-23 and June 15-18
Chicago, Illinois: April 26-29 and June 21-24
Denver, Colorado: September 8-11 and November 3-6

If you’re in Denver, check out the other events and mini workshops by Innovative Imagemakers…


JVS & Anne’s 2 Day Lighting Workshop – Dallas, TX

March 17, 2009

Date: April 14th and 15th

Location: Dallas, Texas

Who: JVS and Anne

Name: 2 Day Lighting Workshop + From RAW to WOW!

1 Day Workshop Start your new season with a hands-on Workshop! JVS and Anne’s 2 Day Lighting Workshop will show you how to make small strobes look big along with hands-on shooting (yes, you will be shooting) in 10+ lighting scenarios! Explore the world of artificial light with JVS through multiple demonstrations and in studio learning. You will learn how to effectively use your own strobes, modify your strobes and have the chance to shoot with AlienBees monolights. New for 2009 is the From RAW to WOW! 1 Day Workshop on April 16th. From RAW to WOW! will teach you the importance of a calibrated monitor and color managed workflow, RAW conversion and working with the Totally Rad actions. JVS and Anne will also present live printing demonstrations with Red River inkjet papers. JVS Workshops are open to all professional photographerandrsquo;s, including studios in the DFW area. For more information please visit http://www.jvspictures.com/2day

I Photoshop People Tour

March 10, 2009


Check out this great workshop: http://www.iphotoshoppeopletour.com/


Location Date
Kansas City, MO March 11, 2009
St. Louis, MO March 12, 2009
Chicago, IL March 13, 2009
Detroit, MI March 15, 2009
Columbus, OH March 16, 2009
New York, NY March 18, 2009
Philadelphia, PA March 19, 2009
Washington, DC March 20, 2009
Atlanta, GA March 23, 2009
Nashville, TN March 24, 2009
Oklahoma City, OK March 26, 2009
Dallas, TX March 29, 2009
Austin, TX March 31, 2009
San Antonio, TX April 1, 2009
Houston, TX April 2, 2009
Dallas, TX September 28, 2009
Dallas, TX October 26, 2009
Maui, HI November 16, 2009