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PhotoMax 2019

  • 08 Mar 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • 10 Mar 2019
  • Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Detroit/Dearborn 5801 Southfield Expressway Detroit, MI 48228

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • This option is only available if you are joining under the "New First Time" member option. This registration is available to those that have either never been a member of PPM, or, hasn't been a member for the past 5 years.
    This includes all PhotoMax Classes, photographers lounge, hospitality suite, and awards ceremony.
  • This includes all PhotoMax Classes, photographers lounge, hospitality suite, and awards ceremony.
  • Premiere member- $0.00 Includes all PhotoMax Classes, photographers lounge, hospitality suite, and awards ceremony.
  • Join 4-time Diamond Photographer and multiple GIA nominee Ella Carlson for a seminar on many of the aspects of producing fine art images from your photography. She will demonstrate painting techniques with Photoshop, custom brush creation, a variety of digital manipulation techniques, bending and shaping objects to create original creations, adding dimension and more. She’ll show you how to let your imagination off the leash, and flex your creative muscles.
  • Level Up: Unlock Your Potential

    Have you ever met a carpenter who only uses a hammer? A chef who only uses a hot plate? As professionals we have a wealth of tools at our disposal to create our art. So why limit ourselves by shooting in only one way? In this program, Kira Derryberry, M.Photog. Cr., CPP, will discuss bridging the gap between photographic styles new and old. Learn how to unlock your potential as an artist by studying the foundations of lighting, posing, and composition. Kira will have you consider how to use the classic rules to your advantage and develop your own personal style as an artist by having more tools in your bag. Leave this program ready to shoot with purpose and intent. Get ready to level up!

    Level Up: One Light Made Simple

    In this live demo program, learn how to master multiple one light set ups for studio and on
    location portraiture. Create dynamic images that are great for seniors, headshots, families,
    fashion, and more. Kira will guide you through selecting the right light modifiers for the job,
    learning how to see how the light falls to best flatter your subject, and all using tools that
    won’t break the bank! If you’ve been an all natural light shooter until now, this is a great class to get you out of your comfort zone and into the world of creating natural looking lighting that doesn’t
  • Be a Pro at Posing
    It is easy to pose when you have real models, they are dressed right and they all have perfect body sizes. Anyone can do that. But the reality is, most family sessions begin with folks who are not prepared for photos in how they are dressed or their body sizes not being quite perfect. So we are going to walk thru how to set up groups quickly and efficiently. For couple shot’s we will pay attention to making each person look the best they can and creating different poses quickly with simple changes. We will talk about eye to lip ratios and stair stacking methods for posing. We will pose men masculine and woman feminine. We will chat about body sizes and making folks look the best they can so they will love their photos. We will talk about triangles and diamond patterns. For foursomes, we will talk about the Nike Swish. We will review the difference between broad lighting and short lighting men and woman. When faces with a large group we will teach how to let the group pose themselves and then you the photographer twigs it to make it perfect. Included will be CPP tricks that will make your photos look better. Then we will do hands on, group training posing up as many groups as we can as we speed dial thru posing.
  • The Craft of Photography and the 12 Elements beyond Competition

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Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Detroit/Dearborn

5801 Southfield Expressway

Detroit, MI 48228



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Friday MArch 8, 2019

10:00 - 1:00 Print drop off - Fairlane Room

TJ Houston
sponsored by Lumix  

2:00 - 4:00 Early Bird Bonus Class - TJ Houston - Michigan Room

  5:00 - 9:00 Print Judging - Greenfield Room / Print comp party room - Michigan Room

  9:30 - ? Hospitality suite - Room 124


Saturday March 9, 2019

  9:00 - 12:00 Print Judging - Greenfield Room / Print comp party room - Michigan Room

12:00 -   1:30 Lunch - On your Own

Kira Derryberry
sponsored by WHCC  

2:00 - 5:00 Program - Kira Derryberry - Heron / Ontario Room

 5:00 - 7:00 Dinner for attendees on their own


Saturday Night Shootout - 4 bays
sponsored by Photo EVO Pro 

 7:30 - 9:30 Hands on with some of the Michigan industry leaders in photography.

Join Tim Priest, Sam Sarkis and Rynelle Walker for an in person demonstration on how to take your photography to the next level. Definitely a fun-filled educational night of photography.

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10:00 - ? Hospitality suite


Sunday MARCH 10, 2019


Sally Kolar
sponsored by PPM  

  9:00 - 11:00 Program - Sally Kolar - Heron / Ontario Room

11:00 - 11:15 Visit Vendors

11:15 - 11:45 Learn about the benefits with our new
PPA President - Audrey Wancket in Heron / Ontario Room

11:45 - 12:15 General meeting for PPM Members

12:15 -   1:30 Lunch on your own


Bryan Welsh
sponsored by McKenna  

1:30 - 3:30 Program - Bryan Welsh - Heron / Ontario Room

3:00 - 3:45 Visit Vendor


Ella Carlson
sponsored by  ACI

3:45 - 5:45 Program - Ella Carlson

5:45 - 6:30 Visit Vendors

7:00 Past Presidents  and Member Reception - Great Room 

Award Ceremony - Huron / Ontario Room


   

Special Thanks to our PPM 2019 Vendors:

 



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