Fairfield, New Jersey // June 25-26

WPPI U 2012 – On the Road Registration includes:

  • 2-day Workshop
  • Mini Trade Show
  • Portfolio Review (click here for details)
  • Lunch & Refreshments
  • Certificate of Completion
  • A Free Conference + Expo Pass to WPPI 2013
Crowne Plaza Fairfield
Crystal Falls Ballroom and Grand Ballroom
690 Route 46 East
Fairfield, NJ 07004

Hotel and Travel Information: WPPI has a small block of rooms reserved at the rate of $139 per night plus taxes until June 15th.  After June 15th, the special rate may not be available. Rooms may be reserved by calling 1-800-980-6431 or 973-277-9200 and identifying as part of WPPI or reservation code XSW.

Complimentary parking will be available.

June 25-26 Track
Lindsay Adler  Lighting Conquering Evil Light
Let’s face it, you don’t always have the ability to shoot in ideal lighting situations. Sometimes the wedding is mid-day in direct sunlight or you must shoot a portrait in a drab, overcast light. No matter what the lighting conditions, as a professional you are expected to create beautiful images... no excuses. This course will help you feel confident when approaching these challenging lighting situations. We will focus on techniques for successful lighting on location. We will cover seeing the natural light, reflectors, diffuser, lens choice, exposure, flash and more!
Doug Gordon Lighting/
Lighting and Posing in Today's Wedding
Discover and experience every pose imaginable before your eyes.  See Doug's lighting, composition and "Pose...but Look Natural" methods. Learn how he shoots for the perfect storybook album.  This seminar promises to be a "no holds barred" adventure packed full of dynamic and stylistic information that will put you ahead of the lighting and posing game.
Susan Stripling Wedding
Creative Composition in Wedding Photography
What do you do when you're tired of the images you're making but don't know how to take them to the next creative level?  Susan Stripling will walk you through her tips and tricks for creating compelling images on the wedding day.  From the bride getting ready to the portraits and on to the reception Susan will share how she uses light, framing, and other elements to produce interesting images on a wedding-to-wedding basis.

Christa Meola Portrait/
How to Add Boudoir (& Big Bucks) to Your Business
If you're not shooting boudoir, you're missing out on a ton of money and fun. Whether you're a wedding, portrait, boudoir or aspiring photographer, Christa will show you how to develop your unique and highly profitable boudoir brand. Learn the biggest mistake photographers make when breaking into this market and get a step-by-step guide to swiftly grow your ideal boudoir clientele. She'll tell you exactly how to bring out the best in every woman before, during and after the shoot. Plus, she'll share her proprietary "boooty" sales boosting technique. Christa will tackle the biggest questions, myths and mishaps about this highly lucrative field.

Sal Cincotta Social Media The New Facebook - Life on the Timeline
Facebook has, yet again, changed its features - how will it impact your business and your social media footprint?  Do you advertise on Facebook?  Are you selling timeline templates to your clients with their images?  Are you grabbing as many fans as you can?  Join Sal as he takes you through the new face of social media and teaches you how to use these new features to gain maximum exposure and impact for your business.
Jared Platt  Workflow Adobe Lightroom 4 and Photoshop CS6:  The Ultimate Workflow
Take your photography portfolio and your individual events from good to great and save time in the process.  Come and learn how to tap into the power of positive selection and decisive developing techniques in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 and learn how to seamlessly integrate Photoshop CS6 into your Lightroom workflow.  In this seminar, Jared Platt will show you how to:  Cut your post-production time in half with advanced selection and developing techniques; boost the quality and style of your images with advanced adjustment techniques; automate your Lightroom workflow with Lightroom Plug-Ins, Lightroom Presets and Photoshop Actions; integrate Photoshop CS6 into your Lightroom workflow; publish your images quickly from Lightroom on the web and in printed books.
Your experience in post production is about to be supercharged by the workflow guru himself.  Spend 90 minutes with Jared Platt and conquer your workflow demons.
Blair and Suzanne Phillips  Seniors Senior Photography That Makes Me the Cool Kid in School
Become the most popular kid on campus by bringing a unique style of senior photograph to your town.  In an economically deprived market, where there wasn't a senior market, Blair and Suzanne are knocking it out of the park on a daily basis.  But take it from them - it takes more than good pictrues to relate to seniors.  Learn about the unique styling, killer senior marketing/rep programs, bulletproof lighting and eccentric locations that blew the roof off a market that did not exist.


Anthony Vazquez
Business Pushing the Limits...
After 17 years in the industry Anthony asked himself "How can I take my work to the next level?" His 90 minute program will discuss the techniques he has discovered to help accomplish that goal all while having the time of his life. His high energy style will leave you ready to take your work past boundaries that you never imagined.
JP Elario Attract New Clients Without Breaking the Bank!
JP will teach you how to make a big splash in your local market, continuously attract new clients without overspending on advertising.  Get top tips on successful blogging, from getting the most out of social media to generating constant web traffic. Focusing on today’s hottest wedding trends, from booth set-up to finished product, you will learn how to operate a profitable photo booth service that your clients will love. JP will share images that have shaped his style and techniques used to capture and produce signature images.

Rate:  $149

Monday June 25, 2012

8:00 AM     Registration Opens
8:45 AM     Host Introduction
9:00 AM     Conference Opens
10:45 AM   Coffee Break in exhibit area
11:15 AM   Conference reconvenes
12:45 PM   Lunch in the exhibit area
1:45 PM     Conference reconvenes
3:30 PM     Coffee break in exhibit area
4:00 PM     Conference reconvenes
5:30 PM     Portfolio Review & Cocktail reception in exhibit area

Tuesday June 26, 2012
8:00 AM    Registration Opens
8:30 AM    Conference Opens
10:00 AM  Coffee Break in exhibit area
10:30 AM  Conference reconvenes
12:15 PM  Lunch in the exhibit area
1:30 PM    Conference reconvenes
3:00 PM    Coffee break in exhibit area
3:30 PM    Conference reconvenes
6:00 PM    Conference ends

*Subject to Change



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