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Meet The Masters Open Days 2017

Welcome to ‘Meet The Masters’, our annual event – this year Sunday & Monday! These days are action packed and organised for all our members, and those wishing to see first hand what The MPA are all about.

As a not-for- profit, the Trades investment provides us with the tools to bring you, the Master Photographer, educational, inspirational and informative speakers from a variety of disciplines. With the latest products on site for you to trial and test, cultivating new elements to your business, introducing new ways of working.

Meet The Masters 

10am – 4pm

October 8th & 9th 2017

Jury’s Inn, Hinckley Island Hotel

Leicester

Meet The Masters

Elli Cassidy

Blooming Business – Creating the Perfect Luxury Experience

Elli will describe the branding, sales and customer services changes she implemented which took her maternity and newborn business to the next level, and she will leave you with solid practical suggestions that can be applied to any photography business.

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Sunday 8th October 2017

10am – 11am

Registration is free, however we will be collecting for Tommy’s Charity on the door – Book Here

Graphistudio

Print to Profit

Are you a good photographer who does not feel they get their worth and struggle to sell your own work.
Have you been trapped in to selling USB’s and finding your referrals are going down and down?
Would you like to truly understand the great capabilities that are at your fingertips on how to get great bookings and profits from selling albums & prints?

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Sunday 8th October 2017

11am – 12 noon

Registration is free, however we will be collecting for Tommy’s Charity on the door – Book Here


Stu Williamson

Driven by the desire to move away from predictable

Stu will share an AV show of how I started to where I am now, which will include a collection of Modern Family portraits from current shoots. Followed by a live shoot and lighting demonstration using the New 21st Century Tri-Flector with a model.

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Monday 9th October 2017

11am – 1pm

Book Your Tickets Here – £19 ex vat

Simon John

Wedding Day Creativity

Having been photographing weddings for well over thirty years Simon will share his style & approach with you. He believes strongly that wedding photography is something done on the wedding day when two people emotionally become one.

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Sunday 8th October 2017

10am – 11am

Registration is free, however we will be collecting for Tommy’s Charity on the door – Book Here

Andrew Dunsmore

Photography at Westminster Abbey

For almost twenty years Andrew Dunsmore has been taking pictures at Westminster Abbey, London. From portraits of staff, volunteers, to big state National and International importance.

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Sunday 8th October 2017

2pm – 3pm

Registration is free, however we will be collecting for Tommy’s Charity on the door – Book Here

Melissa Love

10 things every photographer needs to do to their website in 2018

Website design is changing faster than the speed of light. Things you learnt last year don’t work any more, tools you are relying on might have been replaced with something better. Covering the latest trends, tool and web design tricks.

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Sunday 8th October 2017

3pm – 4pm

Registration is free, however we will be collecting for Tommy’s Charity on the door – Book Here

Jenny Johnston

Using Instagram to boost your Business

Sunday 8th October 2017

11am – 12 noon

Registration is free, however we will be collecting for Tommy’s Charity on the door – Book Here

Annie Armitage

How to be a successful photographer in your business

Carrying on from my talk last year which was (on the secrets of becoming the business person first – photographer second) I would like to continue the theme around outsourcing and letting go of being emotionally attached to your images.

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Sunday 8th October 2017

3pm – 4pm

Registration is free, however we will be collecting for Tommy’s Charity on the door – Book Here

  

    

Live Shoot With 5 Fellows

Watch them at Work!

Compare their imagery, their shooting techniques and learn from the best!

2 live models with 5 Fellows..

Faye Yerbury, Trevor Yerbury, David Macdonald, Hoss Mahdavi & James Musselwhite

Monday 9th October 2017

11am – 4pm

Book Your Tickets Here – £25 ex vat

Johnson Wee, Keda Z.Feng & Nick Perd

Fantastic 3

Live models shooting in an amazing environment.

Award winning editing secrets

album design

Sunday 8th October 2017

2pm – 4pm

Book Your Tickets Here – £19 ex vat


Peter Ellis

Get the posing right in the camera

At the MPA Conference in October there will be many chances for you to improve your photography, with new lighting, new ways of getting that image, new props, cameras and plenty of other things for you to spend your hard earned money on.

However, if the posing is not right all the other things you have learnt or purchased will not fall into place.

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Monday 9th October 2017

11am – 1pm

Book Your Tickets Here – £19 ex vat

Paul Wilkinson

A Day in the Life of a Portrait Photographer

Follow Paul in an honest and open session where he describes the real fun and games of being a portrait photographer. From initial enquiry through to how his studio prepares for the customer reveal and everything in between.

Monday 9th October 2017

1.30pm – 4pm

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Book Your Tickets Here – £19 ex vat

Deborah Selwood

Concept to Capture & Everything Inbetween

Monday 9th October 2017

1.30pm – 4pm

Book Your Tickets Here – £19 ex vat

Richard Bradbury

Rich Photographer, Poor Photographer? Marketing your way to a successful business

Sunday 8th October 2017

11am – 12 noon

Registration is free, however we will be collecting for Tommy’s Charity on the door – Book Here

 

James Musselwhite

From unqualified to Fellowship in 127 easy to follow steps

Sunday 8th October 2017

2pm – 3pm

Registration is free, however we will be collecting for Tommy’s Charity on the door – Book Here

David Bostock

From zero to a consistent £100k

Sunday 8th October 2017

3pm – 4pm

Registration is free, however we will be collecting for Tommy’s Charity on the door – Book Here

Belinda Buxton

Oh no! What do I do? – First Aid

During this session Belinda will give you tips on how to check your workspace for hazards, cover an awareness of basic first aid for more common conditions and possible emergency situations and briefly touch on pregnant clients and what’s important to note from a safety and health point of view.

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Sunday 8th October 2017

10am – 11am

Registration is free, however we will be collecting for Tommy’s Charity on the door – Book Here

Darren Woolway

What does it take to become a professional in 2017?

A realistic look at what it takes in today’s world.

Darren takes you on a personal journey of what it has taken to get where he is today.

Sunday 8th October 2017

2pm – 3pm

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Registration is free, however we will be collecting for Tommy’s Charity on the door – Book Here

Trade Area

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Thank you to all of our Trade Sponsors, without their amazing support to the Association, we would not be able to organise such a prestigious event.

Thank you!

The organisers reserve the right to change, remove any of the advertised offers and programmes without notification. All changes will be made on the website and relevant posts only.