March 12, 2019 with Heather Kanillopoolos
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
March 12, 2019 with Heather Kanillopoolos

Heather Kanillopoolos: Why off-camera-flash? How taking your flash off camera changes everything.Join us on March 12, 2019 to welcome Heather and talk about off-camera-flash. Heather is an amazing wedding photographer and an energetic speaker about a subject she is very passionate about- off-camera-flash. A little about Heather.: I’ve been photographing weddings for 14 years. I quickly found out how difficult wedding lighting scenarios can be! From dark, cramped reception venues to rained out ceremonies stuck inside, I’ve had those days where you come away thinking: “I wish I could have done better”. After I learned how to use natural-looking, well crafted ...

November 2018 Print Competition
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

November is right around the corner, and so is our Annual Print Competition! It's a wonderful and exciting night, and a great way to further improve the quality of your work. This year, we are partnering with Detroit PPA for our Print Competitions. Judging will occur as it has before, with one panel of judges for the entire evening. Awards will be determined separately for MTPPA and for DPPA submissions. When: November 20, 2018, 7pmWhere: Procam Photo, 34224 Plymouth Rd, Livonia, MI 48150 HOW TO ENTER  Entry Fee: $25 for up to 4 images, plus $5 for each additional image.MTPPA Members: if you submit more than 4 images, note which 4 will count toward Photographer ...

Boudoir Posing with Miranda Parker
Friday, September 07, 2018
March 12, 2019 with Heather Kanillopoolos

Boudoir Photography: the art of making women feel beautiful. MTPPA is hosting a posing workshop on October 9, 2018. Miranda Parker is presenting us with TWO programs this month! "Posing with Miranda Parker" and "Building a Successful Photography Business in a Small Market". Posing with Miranda Parker: Miranda Parker is a boudoir photographer located in Central Michigan. She has been shooting boudoir photography since 2011, and teaching workshops and mentoring for 4 years.  Her expertise is in posing, using natural light to flatter, and getting the most out of every pose!Miranda will also be joining us for our evening program with "Building a successful ...

How to Market Your Business with Social Media with the Social Coasting Team
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Social media is a great tool to market your company, but how are you using it to develop your brand? Join the Social Coasting team, Natasha West and Laura Shanks, to learn best practices for marketing your brand successfully on social media platforms. Social Coasting is a remote social media agency headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, specializing in strategy development, social media management, customer engagement and service. When: September 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm (dinner at Leo's Ledge at 5pm 2525 E. Jolly Rd Lansing)Where: MITA Building 2937 Atrium Dr Okemos MI Cost: Free for MTPPA members. $49 for non members. Non members can sign up here. Do not forget this month's ...

August 14, 2018 Angela Brown Adding Framing to your Business
Sunday, August 12, 2018

Do your clients purchase prints from you that you KNOW never make it to their walls? Does your competition consist of low cost “shoot and share” photographers?Have you ever thought about offering framing to your clients but just don’t know where to start?Join Angie Brown as she talks about adding value to your clients by offering framing. Angela Brown Photography is a full service boutique studio that specializes in finished products for clients’ homes. She has offered framing to her clients since her first year in business to set herself apart from other photographers. It’s rare that a client leaves her studio with wall portraits that aren’t ready to ...