I just finished two delightful days at the Pictage Partners' Conference. Pictage is the company that i use to service the printing needs of my clients who want to order prints and albums of their wedding pictures, as well as, for prints of my event and rock band shoots.
It was the most value-laden, informative conference I have ever attended. It was very reasonably priced and crammed full of great workshops and seminars. I learned a lot about the wedding photography business.
The highlight, for me, was a workshop by a great wedding photographer from Dallas, TX, Jim Rode. It was about engagement photography. It is wonderful how the Universe supports my good intentions. Just prior to attending the conference, I was revamping my thinking about how I was going to shoot engagement sessions. I was also thinking that I would also target loving couples, regardless of their marital status, who would like to have great pictures of their great relationship. His workshop took my initial thoughts and by the time I walked out of the room, I knew exactly how I was going to market and shoot these sessions. I have since had a number of conversations with him by phone and he very generously coached me as I worked out the kinks. If you live in the Dallas area and need a fantastic photographer, Jim's your guy!