Professional Training: Three SONY Artisans to appear at the 2011 WPPI Convention in Las Vegas

With the PPofA conversion in San Antonio Texas now in the past, and SONY’s Artisan of Imagery Mathew Jordan Smith sharing with fellow professionals photographers on How to have more fun in photography,  it comes to no surprise that SONY would be represented by three, yes I said three SONY Artisans of Imagery Photographers at the 2011 WPPI Convention.

All three photographers will be talking about three different topics and sharing their special knowledge to a room full of professional photographers.

Merging Video and Still Photography

Monday, February 21, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Video)

Sony Artisan of Imagery David McLain will share ways for you to incorporate video into your still photography business. Participants will see real world examples of how David has been using video to grow his own business and expand his creativity. David recently co-founded Merge, a boutique company dedicated to telling brand stories through still photographs and moving images that unfold seamlessly across an array of media, from print to Web to television and back.

Secrets of Great Portrait Photography

Tuesday, February 22, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Portrait)

Celebrity portrait photographer and SONY Artisan of Imagery Brian Smith will share the lessons he’s learned over the past 30 years capturing the faces of the famous, infamous and unknown as a top magazine portrait photographer. Brian will discuss his approach to editorial and commercial assignments from concept to final images, and detailing his approach to lighting and problem solving on productions both small and large. He will also share secrets about how to quickly capture the personality of the people in your photographs. He will also discuss how personal projects can be used to generate editorial and commercial assignments, and allow your personal style to evolve and grow while generating assignments you love to shoot.

Creating Confidence—How to Succeed by Shooting From Your Authentic Heart

Wednesday, February 23, 8:00 am – 10:00 am (Motivational)

For the last four years, Me Ra Koh has led her CONFIDENCE Workshops for Women throughout the country. This year she brings to WPPI the heart behind the message thousands of women have connected to: How do we create sustainable confidence for our art, business and family? What are the tools and practices we need to stand strong when we feel the world pushing back? And, what can we expect when our dreams have been achieved? Me Ra is a visionary leader who has a passion for empowering women to create, work and dream with their authentic hearts. She is proud to be a Sony Artisan of Imaging as well as a regular contributor to Oprah’s latest endeavor—The Nate Berkus Show.

The WPPI Las Vegas Convention will be taking place at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino from  February 17-24, with the Trade Show scheduled for February 21-23, 2011.    SONY will also have a large display on the Trade Show Floor during the convention, so if plan on attending, please visit the fine professionals at the SONY display.

For more information about attending the WPPI Las Vegas 2011 Convention then follow this link:


~ by pthomaslambert on January 21, 2011.

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