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Dallas PPA Meeting Photo Gallery 
by Edward Holmberg
(When you visit for the 1st time, you will need to provide your name and email to view the gallery)

    • November 09, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Online - Zoom

    Tim Walden

    Images that Speak

    Tim brings priceless knowledge to the table when it comes to running a successful, upscale portrait studio. With fresh, innovative ideas, mingled with passion and emotion, Tim remains a driving force in this industry and an inspiration to those who follow him.

    Tim Walden, M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr.CPP,F-ASP, is the creative mind behind Walden’s Photography in Lexington, Kentucky. Join Tim on this intense journey into capturing what is black and white in the lives of the Walden client through his portraiture and see how it is woven into every Walden black and white portrait. 

    He will discuss how to define a style with Purpose and Emotion, the TWO POWER ACCELERATORS. He will share how to effectively market your style to allow you to connect with the right clients and be seen as a true artist. Tim will show the Walden three-light system that forms the base lighting for his work and discuss RELATIONSHIP posing along with a few ideas to accomplish imagery that touches the hearts of the clients.

    Additionally, he will cover what he looks for in a great black and white portrait, how to fulfill your vision through post-production, the importance of the “print” in building family legacies, the importance of providing an amazing client experience, and a few sales principles that will grow your bottom line. If you desire to be excellent at black and white portraiture and are looking to add or advance your offerings with a true fine art black and white product line to separate you from everyone else, you do not want to miss this program!

    We begin at 7:00 p.m. CST

    • November 10, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Online - Zoom

    Diving Deeper Into Images That Speak

    Images that Speak

    Tim brings priceless knowledge to the table when it comes to running a successful, upscale portrait studio. With fresh, innovative ideas, mingled with passion and emotion, Tim remains a driving force in this industry and an inspiration to those who follow him.

    Defining your style and establishing your brand.

    Here Tim will discuss style and branding and how he and Bev, his wife, built one of the best known brands in the U.S. known as “Relationship” portraiture. Learn how to create “gaps” between you and the masses by offering unique work and upscale services.We will look at the Enemies of Creativity, how to overcome them and then give you wording you can use with your clients to get everyone on the same page. Finally, he shares how to incorporate emotion into imagery to elevate its impact and tell people’s stories as he discusses our tag line,“Images that Speak."

    Dynamic lighting, posing and sets.

    Roll up your selves here as Tim delves into the the details of creating great portraiture. He will discuss studio lighting using the Walden 3-light system that is beautiful and used daily in the studio and it will set you apart. In this program,Tim will also show his “Relationship Posing Templates”, foundational guides that are easy to re- create with a few simple props.

    Between the capture & final print.

    Can a portrait be considered “fine art?” Can it demand the same money as a fine art piece?

    Tim’s message, in this over-saturated market, is all about being a “Print Artist” in a digital world. He will discuss how this can drive a new respect for the print and its value along with how he captures, processes and finesses the imagery for dynamic prints that pull out every detail and how this message fits perfectly with using a high quality lab to complete the process.This segment will include a discussion on how he creates the iconic black and white fine art portraits that the Waldens are known for.

    Marketing principles that work.

    Learn cornerstone marketing philosophies that will build desire for your imagery, drive business your way and, more importantly, create buzz. He will discuss several key areas for lasting success including creating a grand experience, being unique, telling stories (both yours and your clients’) and the importance of building lasting client relationships.

    Sales Savvy

    Why do we work so hard and then drop the ball in the sales room? Here he will discuss avoiding the sales killers; frustration, fatigue and confusion by taking the lead and creating a plan for every sale we call Suggestions. Learn how to keep emotion in the sales room and build products that answer objections.You need one goal and one goal only in every sale and it is simple,“BE AT POTENTIAL!”

    This is a PPA Continuing Education System class.

    Register For Workshop

    We begin at 9:00 a.m. CST

    Refund Policy

    Must attend full workshop for merit

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September 08, 2020 September Meeting - Tim Meyer - The Real Rembrandt
August 11, 2020 August Meeting - Phaneendra Gud - Enhancing Portraits The Güd Way
July 15, 2020 July Workshop - Ella Carlson - Exploring the World of Possibilities within Photoshop
July 14, 2020 July Meeting - Ella Carlson - Creativity: Ella and the Aliens!
June 09, 2020 June Meeting - Byrd Williams - Being a Craftsman and an Artist
May 12, 2020 May Meeting - Tim Walden - Few Things In Life are Black and White
April 14, 2020 April Meeting - Mandy Corbell - Retouching for Real!
March 10, 2020 March Meeting - Michael Novo - Light Painting
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February 12, 2020 Judy Reinford Workshop - Creating Fine Art Images
February 11, 2020 February Meeting - Judy Reinford - The Art of in-person Sales
January 14, 2020 January Meeting - James Conway - A Directors Mindset
December 10, 2019 December Meeting: 2019 Year End Banquet And Awards
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