2018 Mini Seminar List Available

Beginning at 6:00pm on March 27, before our Will Dickey program, Mini Seminars will be on sale! We know you’ve anxiously awaited the list of classes that will be available. Wait no longer!

A printable copy of all class descriptions and your signup sheet is now available on our Mini Seminar page. We expect classes to be sold out, so you will want to make sure to get your selections made! Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so bring your sheet and get there early!

If you can’t be there, we encourage you to give your selections to a friend along with a check. That way you can still get signed up the night of the sale and not have to wait until they go on sale online with what’s left over.

Click here NOW to go to the Mini-Seminar Page for additional details and to download the 2018 Mini Seminar List!

Coming Soon! Sneak Peak at Upcoming Mini Seminars!

JPPG MINI-SEMINARS 2018!
HERE IS A PREVIEW OF OUR MINI-SEMINARS!
The official list will be published in just a few weeks… the second week of March.
ALL DETAILS AND DESCRIPTIONS WILL BE POSTED!
All classes go on sale at our March meeting… Tuesday, March 27th at 6:00 PM just before our meeting begins!
Plus, the March meeting will feature photojournalist Will Dickey! (Look for details)
 
CHECK OUT OUR LIST OF INSTRUCTORS…
Dan Harris, Marty Grivjack, Susan Michal, Jeff Gump, Michael Joseph, Jackie Kramer,
Olis Garber, Tammy Czigan, Ken Moran, Bob Sargent, Trace Choulat, 
  • “THE GEAR GUYS”
  • “ESSENTIAL POSING TECHNIQUES FOR PEOPLE & THEIR PETS”
  • “FAMILY BEACH SHOOT AT MICKLER’S BEACH”
  • “SENSOR CLEANING DEMO, PLUS CAMERA SETTINGS AND FUNCTIONS”
  • “IN PERSON SALES… THE NEW WAY TO MAKE A LIVING“
  • “YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS & THE STATE OF THE INDUSTRY”
  • THE ABC’s OF ALBUM SALES…KEYS TO PROFITABILITY
  • “THE INS & OUTS OF WEDDINGS… ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW”
  • “RETOUCHING FOR COMPETITION & THE FINAL TREATMENT”
  • “SELECTING & EVALUATING YOUR IMAGES FOR COMPETITION”
  • “ENTREPRENEURISM”
  • “FAST MOVING SUBJECTS”
  • “THE GIRL NEXT DOOR TURNED SEXY MODEL”
  • “TIME LAPSE CONCEPTS”
  • “GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR SPEEDLITES”
  • “STUDIO LIGHTING WITH PIZAZZ”
  • “HEADSHOTS… THE RECIPE FOR SUCCESS”
  • “FLORAL PHOTOGRAPHY”
  • “EASY LAYOUTS FOR PROMOTIONAL MEDIA”
  • “LIGHTROOM CC (Mobile) & THE LIGHTROOM CC CLASSIC”
  • “CREATIVITY AND PASSION WILL TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE & PUT MONEY IN YOUR POCKET”
  • “THE FINE POINTS OF COMPOSITING”
  • “PHOTOSHOP BOOSTER CLASS… WHAT YOU MIGHT BE MISSING”

Let’s Get Social Seminar – Social Media for Business with Gina Barca – November 30th

Social media is one of the most effective ways to market and grow a business today – yet many entrepreneurs don’t utilize this invaluable tool. It is crucial for any business to have a marketing plan and part of that plan should be a social media strategy.

Covering all aspects of social media marketing – including trends, strategies, analytics, the newest social networks and more. This workshop will show you exactly how to use social media to drive real results and keep you on the leading edge of social media marketing.

Discover the most important aspects of social media marketing. What you MUST know to stay ahead of social media for business. Get results and grow your business using social media like a PRO.

We limit attendance to ensure an intimate environment where you will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive personalized attention.

There are TWO separate times available. Please use the drop down box to register and select the time that works best for you.

EARLY BIRD PRICING AVAILABLE! Whether you’re a JPPG Member or not, early bird pricing is available! If you register below by Friday, November 25th, 11:59pm, Members can take advantage of the $39 early bird price and Non-Members can take advantage of the $49 early bird price. That’s a $10 savings for registering early! The price on the flyer above will be applied to any registrations after the November 25th, 11:59pm early bird deadline.

Location: Joseph Photography, 3758 Beauclerc Road, Jacksonville FL 32257

Members Early Bird – $39
(Register by November 25th, 11:59pm)


Please Select Time Slot



Non-Members Early Bird – $49
(Register by November 25th, 11:59pm)


Please Select Time Slot



Last Chance for Mini Seminars!

LAST chance for the BEST photography educational opportunity in Northeast Florida! JPPG mini seminars. Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in 22 of the finest evening classes held in local studios throughout North Florida -March through June.

Rare hands-on classes, only offered once in 2-years (and sometimes only once in 4 years), are now available but only if you act quickly. Several classes are almost sold out! General registration is now open through midnight 03/31/16.

Download the class packet by clicking here and send the sign-up page to president@jppg.org OR fax to 904-396-1915.

Not a member? No problem, for a limited time you can join our group at the special price of $105 (or make monthly payments) by clicking here and choosing the ‘renewing member’ button (even though you are a new member) it will save you $25! (only valid through 03/31/16).

Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn from the best! JPPG!

2016 Mini Seminar List Available

Beginning at 5:45pm on March 22, before our Hanson Fong program, Mini Seminars will be on sale! We know you’ve anxiously awaited the list of classes that will be available. Wait no longer!

A printable copy of all class descriptions and your signup sheet is now available on our Mini Seminar page. We expect classes to be sold out, so you will want to make sure to get your selections made! Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so bring your sheet and get there early!

Click here NOW to go to the Mini-Seminar Page for additional details and to download the 2016 Mini Seminar List!

March 22 Meeting – Hanson Fong, Canon Explorer of Light, f2.5 Glamour and Fashion

Please mark your calendars and plan to join us on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, for a FREE Event with CANON EXPLORER of LIGHT, HANSON FONG presenting “f2.5 Glamour & Fashion”!

(And… Mini Seminars will go on sale at 5:45pm!)

RSVP for your FREE Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/jppg-presents-hanson-fong-canon-explorer-of-light-f25-glamour-fashion-tickets-22456345534?aff=website

Hanson will share his master technique on using continuous and natural lighting for his “out of this world” look!

He will be using a special lens, using an aperture of no more than f2.5 to create a new, exciting look for glamorous portraits. Hanson will also be demonstrating how to understand composition and how to find the proper background to create the ideal portrait, anytime, any place, anywhere!

You will also see Hanson using some of his latest tools to get his desired look… continuous light sources, light modifiers and reflectors.

This special evening with Hanson is a FREE, no charge invitation for a time of education entertainment! If you’ve never seen Hanson you’ll see what we mean… he has the special gift of blending laughter with learning! But don’t be surprised to also see his more serious “eye of the tiger” side as well, as he brings out all the emotions of his audience.

Social time begins at 6:30pm. Announcements begin at 7:00pm with Hanson to present his program after the announcements. We will have a New Member special that night and back by very popular demand, JPPG Mini Seminars will go on sale beginning at 5:45pm!

About Hanson

Hanson Fong of San Francisco, is globally recognized as one of the premier wedding and portrait photographers in the industry. With more than 30 years of experience, Hanson has rightfully earned the Photographic Degrees of Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman. He is currently a member of the prestigious Society of XXV. Hanson is also a proud member of Canon’s Explorers of Light. Hanson’s photographic experience and educational credentials are unsurpassed. As an award winning photographer and instructor, Hanson is on the cutting edge of photography. His work sets the standard for photographers around the world. Hanson regularly shares his techniques that apply to both fine art and classical photography. In his course “Fong Shui, Harmonizing the Fine Art of Posing and Lighting” he demonstrates the Classic 10 Poses that he pioneered, flow posing, body shifting and facial analysis. Complimented with his animated personality, attendees enjoy live shooting demonstrations, hands on posing techniques, as well as large screen projections of present and past work. Hanson has lectured at every major school of photography across America and has been invited to speak at various national and international conventions. His work and talent are recognized throughout the United States, Asia, Canada, Mexico and Europe. His work has been displayed in the Hall of Fame, Epcot Center, and the ASP Traveling Loan. Hanson’s images have been seen in numerous publications including “American Photo,” “Bridal Guide,” “Popular Photography,” “Rangefnder,” “Studio Photography,” and “Professional Photographer.” The quality of his work is reflected in the aesthetic appeal found in each of his photographs.

Pssst! You can still register for Hanson’s special hands-on seminar on March 20th at: http://jppg.org/special-hands-on-seminar-with-hanson-fong-march-20/

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2016 22nd march grand meeting

Mini Seminars 2012 – Register Online!

Our 2012 Mini Seminar season was officially kicked-off at the July 24th Meeting. If you weren’t able to make it there or if you’ve been thinking about a class that you did not originally register for, we have great news for you!

Some classes have sold out and some of the classes may not be taught again for several years! If you’ve been thinking about them, don’t miss registering for them!

Remember! This is for JPPG Members only!*

Check out the class listing and register for any of the open classes! Don’t wait!

*Not a JPPG Member? You can become one by joining online! Mid-Year Membership Special just $65 for an individual membership!

Mini-Seminars 2012 – Register at the July 24th Meeting

This is a Members Only Event*

We are happy and excited to present to you the lineup for our Mini Seminars! We have some very gifted professionals in our Guild (and beyond) who have volunteered their time and talent for us! We look forward to seeing you participate! You must pay when you register, no exceptions…sorry!! (If you can’t be there, make arrangements with a friend to sign you up!) So bring cash, checkbook or credit card so you won’t miss out on the classes you’d like to take! Sorry, NO email or early registration accepted.

Registration for Mini Seminars begins at 6:00pm!

Education is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your business!

 

Most classes will begin at 7:00 and last about 2 to 2.5 hours, unless noted. Also, most class sizes are limited, please respect class limits, they are set to accommodate the speaker, location and class attendees.

We are offering these Valuable Seminars for a great price, affording you the opportunity to take as many classes as you like! The more you take the better the deal!

Pricing is as follows & prices are “night of sale” only!
1 class: $35.00… 3 classes: $30.00 each… 5 classes: $25.00 each
7 or more classes: $20.00 each (amazing value!)
(This pricing only valid July 24th… first-come, first-served… classes will sell out! If available, online pricing is set at $35 per class.)

Plus… buy 10 and get 2 free!
And check out our VIP All-Inclusive Pass** for just $360! (that’s about $15 per class)
**The VIP All Inclusive Pass includes; VIP seating during the class, admittance to sold out classes, FREE lunch with Eddie Tapp and VIP “After Party”!

Read the class details and descriptions on our Mini Seminar page OR

Download the Master List of Mini Seminars Here!
(This is a PDF file and requires Adobe Acrobat to read)

We look forward to seeing you all in class! We hope everyone takes advantage of this great opportunity!

Not a JPPG Member? You can become one by joining on July 24th!
*Mid-Year Membership Special just $65 for individual membership!

“Competition” Mini Seminar – March 7th

We have scheduled our very first Mini Seminar of 2012 – just in time for our Spring Salon!

“Competition” Mini Seminar will be held on Wednesday, March 7th, from 6-9:00pm at Susan Michal’s studio. The cost is only $20 AND $10 of that will be credited to your case fee for the March 27th salon.

Bring your digital images for review and suggestions for preparing them for competition. Two Master Instructors: Susan Michal & Michael Joseph – years of experience, photographers of the year, high scorers in competition, one-on-one assistance.

Register Online for the Competition Mini Seminar

Mini Seminars Now Available for Online Purchase!

At our March meeting, the Mini Seminars went on sale to our Members and it was a huge success! Today  we make these mini seminars available to Members and Non-Members for online registration and payment!

But… Before we take you to the link to register, we wanted to tell you about the special ALL-ACCESS Passes available to everyone! It’s an insanely incredible deal to not take advantage of!

The All-Access Pass for our JPPG members includes registration for ANY of the mini seminars that are available – take all 27 if you want! That, in itself is a $945 value! But it ALSO includes your registration to the full-day Parker Pfister seminar on April 27th – a $69 value! That’s more than $1000 worth of education and the Member’s All-Access Pass is just $199 through March 29th, then it increases to $229.

The All-Access Pass for Non-Members includes registration for ANY of the mini seminars that are available (27 in all) – a $945 value, it ALSO includes your registration for the full-day Parker Pfister seminar on April 27th – a $89 value, AND… it includes your Professional or Aspiring Membership to JPPG for the remainder of 2011! That’s nearly $1200 in value and you pay just $299!

Or, if you’re not into the incredible savings, simply select the classes you want for $35 each – applies to Members and Non-Members who don’t take advantage of the All-Access Pass.

And now, click here to go to the Mini Seminar Page to register! Be sure to follow the directions if registering for the Passes!