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Join us for Salon Image competition! This event is a great opportunity to learn. We invite master professional photographers from across the state to judge and critique our members’ image submissions.

What’s in it for the audience?

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Simply attending Salon is an incredible opportunity to get inside the heads of our professional judges. Listening to their critiques and scoring will help you understand the qualities desired in award-winning images. Through careful observation, you’ll start to see your images differently and learn new techniques to apply to your own work.

Why compete?

Salon competition is all about competing with YOURSELF. Artists benefit from hearing their own images critiqued and seeing which images and techniques do well and where they can

improve. By planning your sessions to work towards creating Salon-worthy images, you will grow your creative skills. Merits received will help you achieve awards and degrees within our industry– giving you credibility as an artist. Bring a thick skin and an open mind and prepare to grow!

FREE dinner and social hour starts at 6pm.

Salon Competition starts at 7pm.

 

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FULL Members may attend February program and FREE dinner at no extra charge.  Do please RSVP using the link below so we have enough food available.

 

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Please take a moment to RSVP on Facebook. We hope you’ll invite your friends too! It’s always more fun with friends around. All SWFL Pro Photographers are welcome!

 

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Ready to compete? All PPSWF MEMBERS are welcome and encouraged to compete. Payment and images must be received in advance to enter competition. Contact Jamie Duffy, our Salon Chair with questions salon@ppswf.com.  Refer to our Salon Competition tab for more details. http://ppswf.com/salon-competition/

 

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Pay your $35 entry fee here.

 

 

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MEETING LOCATION:KEISER UNIVERSITY FORT MYERS

 

Keiser University Ft. Myers is located off of I-75 at exit 138. We are located directly off I75 exit 138 MLK follow by an immediate right onto Forum Corporate Parkway ending at 9100 Forum Corporate Parkway.

 

9100 Forum Corporate Parkway

Fort Myers, FL 33905

Phone: (239) 277-1336

 

Meeting Times:

3rd Tuesday of every month

Social Hour & Meal: 6-7pm

Program: 7-9:45pm

Got more questions? Contact PPSWF president Megan DiPiero.

239-898-4112; megan.dipiero@gmail.com

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Craig Lamere speaks at PPSWF

Tuesday, January 20th  6:00-9:45pm

Join us for a very special January program and workshop. Fashion/ Portrait photographer Craig Lamere will lead our Tuesday evening program with a special introduction explaining his approach to portrait lighting and the impact of lighting patterns on your subject. You’ll learn all about how Craig combines classic lighting with modern fashion flair to achieve eye-catching images. This program is sure to inspire and inform!

Check out Craig’s amazing portfolio of work by clicking here: http://craiglamere.com/

PPSWF Members and non-members are welcome to attend TUESDAY, JANUARY 20. Guest fee of $25 includes dinner and program.

Reserve your spot today!

 

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Are you a 2015 member? Want to learn more about how you can attend great monthly programs like this? Register for PPSWF here.

 

Don’t miss Craig’s special FULL DAY workshop- WEDNESDAY, January 21. Scroll down for more details.

 

About Craig:

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My name is Craig LaMere I am a professional Portrait photographer from Pocatello, Idaho. I have three dogs and two cats. I have been shooting professionally for 4 years. I run a full time studio in Idaho and travel the country teaching my style of shooting and post. I was a 39 year old commercial insurance agent who hated his life. I bought a camera at Costco as a creative outlet and it changed my life. I’m a pretty technical classic shooter and my shooting style is very light pattern driven. I feel if, you can master the fundamentals of lighting and the base lighting patterns, you will be able to create any image you want.

My personal philosophy on life:

I believe the most important things in life are your family and friends. I believe that you should follow your dreams. I believe hard work does pay off. I believe you should be kind to others. I believe you should enjoy your life. I believe in my photography mission: Show my clients a great time and create the absolute highest quality art they will love.

 

MEETING LOCATION:KEISER UNIVERSITY FORT MYERS

 

Keiser University Ft. Myers is located off of I-75 at exit 138. We are located directly off I75 exit 138 MLK follow by an immediate right onto Forum Corporate Parkway ending at 9100 Forum Corporate Parkway.

 

9100 Forum Corporate Parkway

Fort Myers, FL 33905

Phone: (239) 277-1336

 

Meeting Times:

3rd Tuesday of every month

Social Hour & Meal: 6-7pm

Program: 7-9:45pm

Got more questions? Contact PPSWF president Megan DiPiero.

239-898-4112; megan.dipiero@gmail.com

 

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Ready for even more fun?

We’ve invited Craig Lamere to stay on for a FULL DAY WORKSHOP! If you haven’t checked out his work already, do it! http://craiglamere.com/ Then come on back and sign up for this must-see educational opportunity.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 9am-9pm

9am-noon- Craig will demonstrate the approach you learned about in our evening program with live models. See how he works with real women to create jaw-dropping poses with beautiful studio light.

Noon-1pm- lunch break

1-5pm- Here’s your chance to put those lessons to work. In small groups, you’ll get the opportunity to photograph our selected models. Learn how to shoot like Craig and get your questions answered with live Q&A.

5-6pm- dinner break

6-9pm- In our evening segment, Craig will demonstrate how he hand-edits images. You’ll see how Craig meticulously post processes each image to create captivating art.

 

MEETING LOCATION:STILLMOTION STUDIOS

 

3550 Westview Dr

Naples, FL 34104

Phone: (239) 263-0094

http://stillmotion.com/

 

Daytime workshop 9am-9pm

$290 EARLY BIRD; $350 STANDARD

Early bird discount in effect from now till end of day December 17 OR when class is full

Standard fee is in effect from December 18 to Jan 21 OR when class is full

Meals not included.

ONLY 16 SPOTS AVAILABLE!

(Sorry, the workshop is Full)

Workshop Registration is Full

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Aric DiPieroDecember 11, 2014 - 7:23 pm

2 spots left, ppl