Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) announced today that its third annual WPPI Road Trip is set to begin on Monday, Aug. 8 in Long Beach, Calif. The 2011 WPPI Road Trip features a full day of educational classes conducted by some of the most well known speakers in professional photography.
The WPPI Road Trip full day of educational classes cover topics like Business and Marketing, Lighting, Posing, and Shooting for professional wedding and portrait photographers. The Road Trip takes place in these eight U.S. cities:
- Aug. 8, Long Beach, Calif.
- Aug. 10, San Jose, Calif.
- Aug. 15, Columbus, Ohio
- Aug. 17, Chicago
- Aug. 22, Philadelphia
- Aug. 25, Boston
- Sept. 19, Austin, Texas
- Sept. 22, New Orleans
WPPI Road Trip guest speakers include: Bambi Cantrell, Kevin Kubota, Roberto Valenzuela, Rick Miller, Jasmine Star, Jim Garner, Dave Getzschman, Jared Platt, Vicki Taufer, Scott and Adina Hayne, Bob Davis, Sal Cincotta, Jules Bianchi, Joy Bianchi Brown, Monica Sigmon, Susan Stripling, Dawn Shields, Damon Tucci, Lindsay Adler, JP Elario, Beth Forester, Dan Sanders, Doug Gordon, Dixie Dixon and Kirk Voclain.
“Road Trip offers professional and aspiring photographers the convenience of being close to home with minimal time away from their studio so they can easily spend the day attending Road Trip and immediately apply what they learn to their work and business. Plus, the WPPI Road Trip provides a mid-year educational refresher like no other,” said George Varanakis, Show Director of WPPI and Publisher of Rangefinder.
For more information about locations, dates, speakers and registration, go to http://www.wppionline.com/storage/2011/roadtrip/home.html
The registration rate is $159 for a full day of education, lunch, and mini trade show. Registrants can also bring a guest for $89. There is also a special student/educator rate of $75. The Road Trip rate, guest rate and student/educator rate also includes free registration to WPPI 2012 in Las Vegas.