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master classes

Hoping for some specialized instruction from our speakers? Master Classes are the perfect add-on to your Hybrid Collective registration. Choose up to two Master Classes per day (one in the afternoon and one in the evening) and enjoy a mini-workshop with your favorite photographer after the convention!

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Reach Excellence In Customer Service: The wedding planner-photographer relationship

One of the fastest rising stars in wedding photography world, Greg will share how he has been able to establish long lasting relationships with all the top wedding planners in Europe & beyond.

Tuesday, May 1st 2:00 pm // Register Now

greg finck

Pajama Profits: How to add FIVE figures to your bottom line NOW

Jon will walk you through six simple steps to maximize your current proofing site that can easily add 5 figures to your bottom line. Stop leaving 5 figures on the table, and learn how your proofing site can take said profits and put it in your back pocket.

Tuesday, May 1st 2:00 pm // Register Now

Jonathan canlas

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finding your voice with film

Belinda, the Lab Manager at theFINDlab,  will give you first-hand insight on working with a pro lab, selecting the best film stock for your aesthetic, what gear is best for your budget, and so much more.  You'll leave feeling prepared and empowered to start your film journey.

Tuesday, May 1st 2:00 pm // Register Now

belinda olsen

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natural lighting & film techniquest

In this class, Erich will lead a styled shoot where he will share his shooting techniques. He will demonstrate how to capture movement on film, looking for the right light,  directing his subjects, composition and more.

Tuesday, May 1st 5:00 pm // Register Now

erich mcvey

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documenting families on film

A no holds barred conversation covering how to document families on 100% film. A real family (NO MODELS) shoot will also help solidify the conversation and allow the attendee to see how they too can document families on 100% film.

Tuesday, May 1st 5:00 pm // Register Now

jonathan canlas

Charla will teach how to style, and shoot details shots - shoes, invite, tables, gems, etc any details shot you would need at a wedding, as well as the images publications are looking for in a well rounded submission.

charla storey

Tuesday, May 1st 5:00 pm // Register Now

Styling 101 - How to Style and Curate your Weddings.

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An in-depth study of art history and the masters (studying light, composition, movement, gesture...) and replicating a shoot.

katie grant

Tuesday, May 1st 5:00 pm // Register Now

IN-DEPTH STUDY OF ART HISTORY AND THE MASTERS

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how to make artificial light work for you in specific wedding applications

Working with the misunderstood and often misused medium of artificial light. How artificial and natural light really can come together and be put to work for you.

Wednesday, May 2nd 2:00 pm // Register Now

heather nan

What if you could write one blog post that would bring in 80% of your new customers? Be a slave to blogging no longer with our course on creating automated marketing systems that will bring in customers for you 24/7, year after year!

kirk mastin

Wednesday, May 2nd 2:00 pm // Register Now

set it and forget it: automated marketing for photographers

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top 10 marketing tricks you are not doing

D’Arcy has been able to grow her business to a six figure empire within one short year. She will share the ten secret marketing tricks she utilizes to carve out a niche in a saturated market.

Wednesday, May 2nd 2:00 pm // Register Now

d'Arcy benincosa

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so you want to be published? styled shoot with Julie and style me pretty

Being published is one of the best ways to elevate your brand to the next level. Bring your cameras and shoot along with Julie and Style Me Pretty as they guide you through a fully-styled wedding shoot (with a bride and groom) and teach you the 411 on shooting for publications.

Wednesday, May 2nd 5:00 pm // Register Now

julie paisley

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posing 101 & EDITORIAL Styled Shoot with benjamin holtrop

Heather will demonstrate her most successful posing techniques to get genuine reaction out of your subjects. She will share how to create images that will reflect your own unique brand and posing mistakes photographers make and how to avoid them.

Wednesday, May 2nd 5:00 pm // Register Now

heather nan

Lauren will share how creating her own dream team of likeminded professionals, vendors and venues has allowed her to shape the creative direction of her business and the businesses of her fellow vendors. The principles she will share have allowed her to hone in on her ideal clientele and target market. Learn to take creative control of your business. She will also share the guiding principles for editorials and how to utilize them to strengthen your business and serve your clients in real wedding scenarios.

lauren fair

Wednesday, May 2nd 5:00 pm // Register Now

building your dream team:
how collaboration can explode your business

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kirk mastin

Thursday, May 3rd 2:00 pm // Register Now

Kirk Mastin will share his secrets on how to closely match digital images to final film scans, in order to achieve the timeless look many photographers desire. He will also share his hybrid workflow and share the most proficient hybrid workflow while transitioning seamlessly between digital & film images.

using mastinlabs quickly & easily in your digital workflow

erich mcvey

Thursday, May 3rd 2:00 pm // Register Now

Ever wonder what happens after you get the scans back from your lab, and how you can really make the images ‘pop’? Erich will share his secrets in creating a look that’s unique to his brand, and has established him as one of the most sought after wedding photographers in the world.

post-wedding workflow with film scans

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becoming social - pinterest, instagram & facebook tips for photographers

Navigating through social media is just plain confusing at times. It's time consuming, and many times you feel like you are just endlessly spinning your wheels. Join Julie as she helps you grow your reach. She will give you ways to attract your ideal clients and repel those who are not.

Thursday, May 3rd 2:00 pm // Register Now

julie paisley

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creative outlets: putting together a fulfilling tutorial (styled shoot)

Katie covers the pursuit of finding inspiration in a flooded market for what speaks to you. She will discuss the topics of creating a mood board, pulling together and working with vendors, planning and day-of-shoot organization. This will be an actual shoot where inspiration and process are explained to see it coming together from A-Z.

Thursday, May 3rd 5:00 pm // Register Now

katie grant

THE UNTAPPED MARKET OF DESTINATION ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS

Join Julie as she shoots an anniversary session and teaches you how she has tapped in to this unsaturated market. She will walk you through her process, preparation, pricing and marketing. Bring your camera and shoot along as she explains how she captures genuine emotion using authentic posing and light.

Thursday, May 3rd 5:00 pm // Register Now

JULIE PAISLEY