Come back together for a Recap of the day’s discussions and review, the good, the bad, and the not-so-pretty of what you’ve learned today.
We will download model images and prepare for a review of the images tomorrow.
Instructions and Housekeeping for the next day will be reviewed at this point. Oh Yeah, PRIZES WILL BE GIVEN AWAY HERE – and you DO have to be present to win!
Okay, it’s time!
It’s our first Hands-On Model Event for this year’s boot camp and we’ll start with an easy segment – school photography.
We’ll look at various setups and let you get Hands-On with our stations and models to get some practice under your belt for conversations to have and also for you to see the pace and rhythm of a school picture day.
Model Event – not for you? no problem. Checkout the Networking Segment that is going on simultaneously in the Breakout Room!
Ready to see it in action? We’ll take our 2 photo stations and walk through the actual Picture Day Process.
We will discuss:
Best Practices for Setup /
Modern Photo Gear & what you really need or don’t to be successful /
Metering Your Lights & White Balancing /
Decisions on Traditional or Extracted programs /
Sample Model to discuss posing
Congratulations! You had a Perfect Picture Day! Now What?
We’ll break down and discuss:
Post-event process /
Proper Image Backup and Safety /
Common Post Production Workflows for Traditional / Extracted programs
Picture Day starts way before the first “Cheese!” We will set up the right Picture Day Processes and Systems and provide you a checklist to ensure you “Tick all the right boxes” and really impress your Decision Makers this season.
We will discuss:
Lighting Diagrams /
Before-During-After Checklists and Processes /
Breakdown Best Practices /
Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow /
SAM – Sales and Marketing –
We’ll build on the material sent in the Pre-Con Virtual material (provided to all Registered Attendees in their Lobby) and dive in to;
The Number 1 – Key Thing You MUST Have to be Successful in This /
Who are your real Decision Makers /
How to reach them effectively in 2023 /
Where to find new opportunities /
What it takes: /
Winning Bids & Presentations /
How to negotiate Rebates & Commissions
Building on the Pre-Con virtual courses sent out to attendees, we will begin with the Norms & Expectations of 2023-24 School Photo Expectations.
What is currently being offered/desired in School Photography in 2023 /
Who are your current Decision Makers /
How are they different in 2023