October 8, 2013
Join us Tuesday, Oct 8th as we pool together and learn from our talented National Lab's based in our own backyard!
- Learn our Lab's perspective on our ever changing industry
- How to take advantage of the upcoming Holiday season so your business can make more $$
- Common mistakes photographers make when working with labs and how to avoid them
- What they see successful photographers doing right!
- Suggest your own questions using our Dallas PPA Members Only Group on Facebook
Edythe is a Dallas native and fell in Love with Photography on Career Day at Ursuline High School. Once she found a dark room she found her passion.
After High School she attended college at High Point College in High Point, NC She worked on both the yearbook and newspapers. Edythe was responsible for adding a photographic class to the circulium for HPC. Her Senior Project was to start and teach a photographic class. She was the 2nd Person to become a Communication major. She also started the college Radio station, WWIH..but that is another passion!
She moved back to Texas in 1980, she worked at both commercial and portrait Studio’s in Dallas. Edythe was very active in ASMP and worked to organize and find funding for the ASMP Assistants handbook. Dallas was the first chapter to have an organized group of ASMP assistants.
In Dallas she worked in every area of this industry. Three M Dynacolor and BWC Labs were the two large labs. She also worked at Light Tech selling and renting photographic equipment. In 1988 she started her own Photographic Production and Consulting Business.
In 1990 she moved back to North Carolina and continued her photographic passion shooting both Children’s Portraits and Weddings as well as working for Commercial Portrait Studios… Olan Mills, Sears Portrait, Teddy Bear Portraits and ReMember Church Directories to name a few. Edythe also worked with a variety of labs in Charlotte, Wilmington and Winston Salem. Wilmington, an active Film industry, gave her the opportunity for movie experience creating both production stills and images for the sets. She also began shooting Dance because of a little lady named Becca.
Edythe moved back to Dallas in 2006 and has been at BWC Printmakers ever since. Edythe is responsible for all of the Trade Show events and speakers as well as working with individual clients. Edythe enjoys shooting for herself and of course Becca’s Dance performance.
Full Color Lab...Derrick Waiters has been a Customer Service Representative with Full Color for over 13 years. He also operates Waiters Photography, focusing primarily on wedding and portrait photography. Past clients include Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Church, The Dallas Black Dance Theater, and Southern Bible Institute. His work has been published in The Dallas Weekly, The Elite News, and Focus Newspapers. Derrick Waiters has been a member of DPPA since 1995. He is married to Roxanne Waiters; they have 3 daughters and 3 grandchildren.
Vickie Viera has been on the Pounds team as a customer service representative for 8 years. Meeting expectations, anticipating needs and giving more than expected are second nature to Vickie. With 29 years of experience in the industry her knowledge of photography is unparalleled. Working in the photographic industry requires keeping up with and adapting to constantly advancing technology. That is exactly what Vickie does. Whether it is computers, industry software, or image capture, she is an expert at making your image the best it can be.
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