The Focus Tour Online Wedding Photography Summit

The Focus Tour Online Wedding Summit – Live Today!

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education

Hey wedding photographers!  Today is the online debut of The Focus Tour’s Wedding Summit – an all-day online photography webinar summit hosted by Anderson Education and 17 hats! This online photography conference is chock-full of wedding photography educational goodness — There are 21 individual platforms being streamed today from over 20 of the country’s top educators and wedding photographers! Today …

Black Friday 2016 Sales!

Lori Unruh Memberships, Photography Education, Studio Events

Black Friday through Cyber Monday, we are offering our hottest deals! Improve your skills with our mentorships (which can be done in person or via screen share), save time with our templates & contracts, and give your studio a home with a membership! Our intelligent cart system will apply your coupon codes as soon as you add qualifying items to your cart!  Sales valid …

Is the holy grail of lighting upon us?

Lori Unruh Guest Blog Posts, Photography Education

We often get asked about lighting. What kind of lighting do we use, what kind of triggers, what’s best for high-speed sync and TTL,  which lights work with which triggers and so on.  Over the past year, Lori and I have been slowly switching over all of our portable/location lighting and I think this guest blog post best explains why. …

Behind the Shutter 2016 International Image Competition Winners!

Lori Unruh Photography Education, Studio Events

Why Image Competition Every year, Jeff and I enter a handful of the country’s most prestigious image competitions. Why? Competition forces us to expand, to grow, to improve, to innovate. Competitions are not won; merits are not earned with average “been there, done that” imagery. Some competitions have no winners per se; one earns an award based on the score …

ShutterFest 2016

TSS on the Road: ShutterFest 2016!

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education, Studio Events 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again!  Jeff and I will be traveling to St. Louis, MO for ShutterFest 2016 – the photography conference where you can “Shoot – Learn – Party”. We are excited and honored to be invited back to ShutterFest for the second year in a row! We will be teaching 3 classes this year. Our first class, …

3 Tips for Better Album Sales | SLR Lounge Interview, Part II

Lori Unruh Photography Education, Video 1 Comment

Part II of our three-part interview with Pye Jirsa is now live on SLR Lounge! We filmed three interviews back-to-back during our visit to SLR Lounge headquarters in Santa Ana, California. The experience was a whole lot of fun… and nerve-wracking… and surprisingly easy. The concept that we were going to be featured on a website with 800,000 monthly viewers …

3 Tips for A La Carte Wedding Pricing (SLR Lounge Interview)

Lori Unruh Photography Education 1 Comment

At our recent trip to Las Vegas for the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International Conference & Expo, we met and became friends with Pye Jirsa and Justin Lin, co-founders of SLR Lounge. The guys at SLR Lounge run an amazing educational resource and news outlet for photographers. We began talking shop, and found out we have wildly different pricing methods, …

Photography Workshop: 1 Light, 2 Lights, 3 Lights, 4!

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education, Studio Events 1 Comment

  SPECIAL EVENT: May 18, 2015 Wanting to have a better grasp on off-camera lighting?  Join us for our latest PPA Super One Day offering: One Light, Two Lights, Three Lights, Four! This hands-on course is designed to teach all aspects of lighting, from very basic one-light setups through complex multiple light sets using gels, fog, and more!   Course …

Creative Live Photo Week 2014

Special Event: Creative Live’s Photo Week 2014 – annual photography conference

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education, Studio Events

AWESOME NEWS! We’ve just been granted special permission by the folks at Creative Live to stream their annual conference, Photo Week 2014, to a live audience! Photo Week 2014 brings the industry’s biggest photographers and best educators under one roof for 6 information-filled days of instruction. All the names you know – Sue Bryce. Mike Fulton. Susan Stripling. Kevin Kubota. …