July 10, 2018 with James Lenon: The Art of Being Social
Thursday, June 21, 2018
March 12, 2019 with Heather Kanillopoolos

Could it be that Instagram has morphed from a simple app to share photos of your lunch to a personal business building machine? Join James Lenon photographer for major brands such as GMC, Buick and Verizon as he dives into ways to leverage social media for personal business growth. Follow Jim on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lenonjames/When: July 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm (dinner at Leo's Lodge at 5pm 2525 E Jolly Rd Lansing)Where: MITA Building 2937 Atrium Dr. Okemos MI Cost: Free for MTPPA Members. $49.00 for non members. Non members sign up here. Do not forget this month's print completion theme is "framing".       

June 12, 2018 featuring Adam Carroll
Thursday, May 17, 2018
March 12, 2019 with Heather Kanillopoolos

Join us for our June meeting featuring Adam Carroll of Harbour Light Photography.  This event is included with your membership. Interested non-members can pay $49 and should go to www.mtppa.org for payment options. Don't forget print of the month! June's theme is "Rule of Thirds". Meeting will be held at the MITA Building: 2937 Atrium Drive, Okemos from 7pm to 10 pm. Also, our group gets together for dinner before the meeting. If you would like to come and hang out with us, we meet at Leo's Lodge, located at 2525 E Jolly Rd, Lansing, MI 48910, starting at 5PM. 

May 8, 2018 featuring Trisha Hyde
Sunday, April 22, 2018
March 12, 2019 with Heather Kanillopoolos

On May 8th, 2018 we will be featuring Trisha Hyde as she talks about creating a successful social media platform as a photographer.This event is included with your membership. Interested non-members can pay $49 and should go to www.mtppa.org for payment options.Don't forget print of the month! May's theme is "Flowers".Also, our group gets together for dinner before the meeting. If you would like to come and hang out with us, we meet at Leo's Lodge, located at 2525 E Jolly Rd, Lansing, MI 48910, starting at 5PM. 

November 14, 2017 Print Competition
Monday, November 13, 2017

November is our annual Print Competition and we are so excited about it. I wanted to write you all and chat a little bit more about our November meeting. I know everyone is busy and stressed this time of year. Trying to complete weddings, seniors and get families in for their seasonal portraits. It can all be tense, and taking a monday night off to join us for Print Comp may not be on the top of your list. Especially if you don’t ever plan to do Print Comp in the future.But here are a few reasons why you should ENTER, and if you don’t enter, why you should still join us!1.) You will improve your photography, even just by listening to the judges-Print competition is the best ...

September 11, 2017 Jim Schuon Real Estate and Architectural Photography
Monday, July 24, 2017
March 12, 2019 with Heather Kanillopoolos

We all have a story to tell about our passion for photography.  Mine started very early.  I will share with you my story.  Although I enjoy many genres of photography, over the past 10 years I have concentrated on real estate and architectural photography.  I have always loved to help other people succeed and enjoy passing along what little I know.  I will talk about the difference between real estate and architectural photography. (there are more differences than one might think) marketing, tips on getting the right images, what happens at a shoot, lighting, post processing, how I catalog shoots and delivery to the client.   As a member of MTPPA and a peer to ...