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Posing and Lighting Techniques from Ordinary to Extraordinary  Flyer PPA Super 1 day Saturday May 14
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Course #CA03
Wayne Miller, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

Creating incredible images is not just about the camera and the equipment. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn posing and lighting techniques that will make your photos stand out from the rest!

Explore poses that work with different body types and subjects so your clients will be wowed by the results. Delve into various lighting setups – natural light, speed lights and more – that will really elevate your images. Every great photographer has a signature style, and this class is a perfect opportunity to create and perfect your own!

Discover how lighting and posing skills can differentiate your work, your style and your studio!

Course Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016

Course Hours: 9am – 5pm

Items to Bring: Camera, lenses, speed light (flash), tripod, eagerness to learn new techniques, money for lunch.

PPA Sign up here: or Call 404.522.8600 / 800.786.6277 ask to register Super 1 Day Course #CA03

Register for a $99 Super 1 Day class online by May 3, 2016. After May 3rd, registration must be done on-site (space permitting) for $120.

Location:
Wayne Miller Photography Studio
Keller Ridge Dr.
Clayton, CA 94517
925-330-8737

Instructor Contact:
wm@wmphotos.com
925-330-8737

Instructor Website:
wmphotos.com


Clayton
Dynamic Lighting with Studio Strobes Flyer PPA Super 1 Day Saturday May 21
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Course #CA04
Wayne Miller, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

In this interactive, hands-on class, you’ll explore how to use different lighting techniques to create those WOW images! Explore the power behind studio strobe lights, what they can do for your photos and how to incorporate poses that work. Instructor Wayne Miller will share his best lighting tricks and tips. Learn how to manipulate light in ways you’ve never imagined – and use it to your advantage!

Go from OK to outstanding – this course can make that happen!

Course Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016

Course Hours: 9am – 5pm

Items to Bring: Camera, lens, flash meter (if you have one), an eagerness to learn new techniques, money for lunch.

PPA Sign up here: or Call 404.522.8600 / 800.786.6277 ask to register Super 1 Day Course #CA04

Register for a $99 Super 1 Day class online by May 3, 2016. After May 3rd, registration must be done on-site (space permitting) for $120

Location:
Wayne Miller Photography
Keller Ridge Dr.
Clayton, CA 94517
925-330-8737

Instructor Contact:
wm@wmphotos.com
925-330-8737

Instructor Website:
wmphotos.com


PPA-IPC Loan Image

Wow I am elated that after five years  of PPA-IPC Professional Photographers of America International Print Competition on 8-7-2014 I received more than enough images merits to be awarded my Master of Photographer degree in Jan 2015.

For a bonus “Live Fast and Die Young” was accepted into the prestigious PPA Loan Collection.  My goals as a photographer was to get my Masters and an image in Loan this year.  Double happy!

PPGBA 87 Print on the month Jan 2014 PPA IPC Merit and Loan Collection


PPGBA Newsletter May 2014

PPGBA Newsletter May 2014


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My new book “Into China 2011”


PPA Super 1 day

California

Sacramento Intermediate Wedding Photography

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Course #CA01 With Mischa Purcell

Learn how to take your wedding business from the occasional snapshot to a professional studio. Geared to beginners through intermediate photographers, this class covers all the steps. Discuss prospecting and marketing, both in person and through social media and online resources. Examine pricing and profitability, and the products that couples look for from a studio.   With Mischa’s knowledge, you’ll rediscover the basics of posing, lighting and what works best for formal portraits. You’ll also learn about the all-important but often overlooked post production processes – from culling the images in Lightroom to the workflow and presentation options so that all your behind-the-camera works pays off in successful sales.   

Course Date: Monday, May 12th, 2014 Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Items to Bring: note-taking materials, camera (optional) Location: Mischa Photography 21st Street Sacramento, CA 95818 916-905-2794 Instructor Contact: mischa@photomischa.com 916-905-2794 Instructor Website: http://www.photomischa.com  


Clayton Make Your Images POP with HDR-High Dynamic Range! Wayne_Miller_--10 copy

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Course #CA02 With Wayne Miller, Cr.Photog., CPP

Want to become the master of HDR photography? Then this is what you’ve been missing! In this unique, hands-on workshop, discover everything you’ve ever needed or wanted to know about High Dynamic Range photography.   Understand what HDR is, why it’s all the rage and how it can work in your portfolio. Learn the settings and details you need to capture HDR photos with your DSLR camera. Discuss the locations and subjects that work best for HDR and the limitations that any professional should know. Finally, discuss workflow, post-processing and all the steps involved in producing WOW images!   Whether you’ve done it before or not at all, are an Advanced Amateur or a Professional Photographer, this class is all you need on HDR, A to Z.   

Course Date: Monday, May 5, 2014 Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Items to Bring: camera, lens and an eagerness to learn new techniques Location: Wayne Miller Photography Studio Keller Ridge Drive Clayton, CA 94517 925-330-8737 Instructor Contact: wm@wmphotos.com 925-330-8737 Instructor Website: http://www.wmphotos.com  


Clayton    Dynamic Images with In-Studio or On-Location Lighting Wayne_Miller_--10 copy

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Course #CA03 With Wayne Miller, Cr.Photog., CPP

Whether you’re shooting in-studio or on-location, you have to be the master of your location. This class teaches you how to create amaze images in any situation!   Experiment with studio strobes, speed lights and modifiers to learn the best combinations. Discover the different results you can achieve with soft boxes, umbrellas, hard light and reflectors. Go beyond just lighting and learn how posing and lighting go hand-in-hand for winning combinations. Learn what works well in studio, and how to make modifications based on location. You’ll walk away with better knowledge, experience and best of all, hands-on practice that’ll make your images pop!   

Course Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Items to Bring: camera, lens and an eagerness to learn new techniques Location: Wayne Miller Photography Studio Keller Ridge Drive Clayton, CA 94517 925-330-8737 Instructor Contact: wm@wmphotos.com 925-330-8737 Instructor Website: http://www.wmphotos.com  


Orinda Lightroom 5 for Photographers

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Course #CA04 With Denny Weigand, Cr.Photog., CPP

The center of what you do happens behind the camera, but the technology and tools at your fingertips create the finishing touches.  In this class, learn how Adobe® Photoshop® and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom® can take your images to the next level. Watch and learn as instructor Denny Weigand gives you a detailed look into Lightroom®, and even better, knowledge of how it integrates with Photoshop®. You’ll wonder how you ever lived without these! After this class, you will have the knowledge to take your images from OK to eye-popping, jaw-dropping awesome!  

Course Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014 Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Items to Bring: Instructor recommends a laptop pre-loaded with Lightroom (any version), but this is not required to take the course. Location: DigitalWhims Studio Glorietta Boulevard Orinda, CA 94563 925-336-7994 Instructor Contact: digitalwhims@comcast.net 925-336-7994 Instructor Website: http://www.digitalwhims.com


San Francisco Intermediate Wedding Photography

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Course #CA07 Mischa Purcell

Learn how to take your wedding business from the occasional snapshot to a professional studio. Geared to beginners through intermediate photographers, this class covers all the steps. Discuss prospecting and marketing, both in person and through social media and online resources. Examine pricing and profitability, and the products that couples look for from a studio.   With Mischa’s knowledge, you’ll rediscover the basics of posing, lighting and what works best for formal portraits. You’ll also learn about the all-important but often overlooked post production processes – from culling the images in Lightroom to the workflow and presentation options so that all your behind-the-camera works pays off in successful sales.  

Course Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014 Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Items to Bring: note-taking materials, camera (optional) Location: Mischa Photography Florida Street San Francisco, CA 94110 916-905-2794 Instructor Contact: mischa@photomischa.com 916-905-2794 Instructor Website: http://www.photomischa.com


On the cover of PPGBA Bulletin Feb 2014 “Live Fast Die Young”


PPA Super Monday

PPA Super Monday is open for registration. Click here for more info: http://www.ppa.com/edu/content.cfm?ItemNumber=3163#ca05

Here is your chance to learn from a colleague and support PPA Super Mondays.

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Merited PPA-IPC International Print Competition 2013

I am thrilled that three of my images Merited at PPA-IPC International Print Competition 2013.
I am now only one merit shy of getting my PPA Masters Degree.

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PPA Merited PPA-IPC International Print Competition 2013 “End of the Line”

Western Regional 81- 2/2013
PPA Merited PPA-IPC International Print Competition 2013 “Zabriske Point”

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PPA Merited PPA-IPC International Print Competition 2013 “Desert Warrior”


“Days End” NCPP Best of Show June 13th

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I am stoked to have “Days End” win Best of Show last night at NCPP (Northern California Professional Photographers) monthly print competition. I captured the image at Gold Point, NV an inhabited ghost town North of Las Vegas off HWY 95. I went on a road trip with a fellow photographer to Death Valley and Gold Point was the last stop on the way back in March 2012. We stayed in an old miner’s cabin and the locals were very friendly.

I have a tentative schedule for a HDR Ghost town 3 day workshop in Sept 2013 so if think you might be interested drop me an email at info@wmphotos.com


Zack Arias’ video blog post “Transformations”

As an artist we sometimes hit a wall or creative block.
Zack Arias’ video blog post “Transformations” shares the feeling.


PPA Super Monday Classes

Stoked to have PPA mention my Super Monday classes in their bog.


PPA for Imaging USA 2013 for the International Gift Collection.

Honored to have two of my merited images selected by PPA for Imaging USA 2013 for the International Gift Collection.
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Rotary Goes Hollywood Tonight

Annual fund raiser “Rotary Goes Hollywood” at the Centre Concord in Concord, CA. Did a Free Portraits Shoots for all attendees.
My way of helping out the Rotary with its fund raiser.


San Francisco Carnaval 2012 by Wayne Miller Photography


Some images from the San Francisco Carnaval 2012 by Wayne Miller Photography