Upcoming Photography Classes and Events

There are lots of ways to learn with The Shoot Space!  We offer individual mentoring year-round, we have photography classes and workshops here at TSS in Wilmington NC, and we travel to conferences to speak!  Pick your poison below.

One-on-One Mentoring
Events at The Shoot Space
Jeff and Lori on the Road

one-on-one photography instruction wilmington the shoot spaceIntensive individualized photography mentoring, instruction, and classes from award-winning photographers in Wilmington NC. Click to see our One-on-One Photography Mentoring & Instruction rates and information.

The Shoot Space hosts photography classes and workshops for the beginning, intermediate, and advanced photographer.  TSS Members receive a discount on course registration where noted!

These will often be one-time-only events, so bookmark this page so you can be the first to register!  Check back here often for an updated course list!

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Where will we be next?  Come see Jeff and Lori at:

 

APRIL 2-5, 2018 – St. Louis, MO
Shutterfest – Shoot, Learn, Party

  • Shoot. Edit. Print.  From Shoot to Product Design in 90 Minutes
  • $6000 Weddings in a $2000 Market
  • Should I Jump? Knowing When to Quit Your Day Job

MARCH 3-5, 2018 – Eden, NC
Professional Photographers of North Carolina – Winter Seminar

Creative shoot-out with off-camera flash

FEBRUARY 27-28, 2018 – Las Vegas, NV
Project Obscura with Sal Cincotta
Our Topics

  • Visualize and Triumph: The Secret to Better Sales

DECEMBER 2-3, 2017 – Norfolk, VA
Hampton Roads Photographers’ Network

Our Topics

  • Day 1: Fundamentals of Lighting and Posing (hands on)
  • Day 2: Lightroom to Run Your Studio (Full Day)

NOVEMBER 8, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA

Shoot to Print Tour with Sal Cincotta
Our Topics

  • Stop Reinventing the Wheel: A Systematic Approach to Workflow and Post Production

NOVEMBER 6, 2017 – Denver, CO

Shoot to Print Tour with Sal Cincotta
Our Topics

  • Shadows: The Key to an Interesting Portrait

SEPTEMBER 27-28, 2017 – Columbia, MD
MDPPA – Fall Seminar

  • Understanding Portrait Lighting for Maximum Impact
  • Lighroom to run your studio

May 7, 2017 – Wilmington, NC
PPA Super One Day

Lightroom – Workflow Beyond Processing

APRIL 17-20, 2017 – St. Louis, MO
Shutterfest – Shoot, Learn, Party

  • Understanding Image Competition
  • Shooting for Image Competition
  • Wedding Details that WOW and Earn Referrals

JUNE 11-13, 2017 – Newton, KS
Kansas Professional Photographers School
Our Topics

  • Foundations in File Management and Processing
  • Integrated Workflow Solutions
  • Shooting on location with off-camera flash

TSS Workshops – Online Webinar
MARCH 20, 2017 – The Focus Tour Online Wedding Summit
$6000 Weddings in a $2000 Market
Our topics:

  • Overcoming a low-priced commodity market
  • Using multiple touchpoints to educate your clients and demonstrate value

TSS on the Road – Durham, NC
FEBRUARY 24-27, 2017 – Professional Photographers of North Carolina – Winter Seminar
Our topics:

  • Lightroom to run your Studio
  • Take Charge of your Income
  • The Business of Photography

TSS Workshops – Online Webinar

FEBRUARY 13, 2017 – The Focus Tour Online Business Summit
The Value of Time – Pricing for Success in a Creative Market
Our topics:

  • Calculating your true cost of sale using your time as a variable
  • Successful business models for varying price points

TSS on the Road – San Antonio, TX

JANUARY 8-10, 2017 – Professional Photographers of America – ImagingUSA
The Business of Portrait & Wedding Photography
Our topics:

  • Pricing for Profit
  • Making an annual marketing plan
  • Setting financial budgets for your business

TSS Workshops – Online Webinar

JANUARY 2, 2017 – The Focus Tour Online Senior Summit
Take Charge of Your Income
Our topics:

  • Understanding and implementing PPA financial benchmarks
  • Being proactive rather than reactive in your marketing efforts

TSS Workshops – Free Online Webinar

OCTOBER 13, 2016 – Professional Photographers of America – PPAedu Live Webinar
Time in Your Day / Money in Your Wallet
Our topics:

  • How to work less and make more
  • The value of time in a creative industry

TSS on the Road – Topeka, KS

SEPTEMBER 25-26, 2016 – “ShutterExpo” Kansas State PPA Convention
Our topics:

  • Lightroom to Run Your Studio
  • Safari Shoot – Using OCF Outdoors

TSS on the Road – Columbia, SC

SEPTEMBER 17-22, 2016 – Lamarr Williams PPA Affiliate School of Photography
The Complete Wedding Workshop
Our topics:

  • Wedding Workflow from start to finish
  • Business Pricing Strategies
  • Profitable and easy Album Design

For more information and to register, visit http://lamarrschool.com/

TSS Workshops – Wilmington, NC

August 18, 2016
Guest Workshop: “Successful Senior Model Programs” with Curtiss Bryant
Create a successful senior model program to increase referrals in your market.

TSS Workshops – Wilmington, NC

May 22, 2016
Guest Workshop: “The Dan Davis Experience” with Dan Davis
Master off-camera flash for images that wow your clients — in every location and situation.

TSS on the Road – Richmond, VA

MAY 1, 2016
Capital District PPA
Our topics:

  • Lighting indoors & on-location
  • Shooting to Sell
  • Choosing the Right Location – Portraits with a Punch

TSS on the Road – Minneapolis, MN

APRIL 17-19, 2016
Elevate the Standard Convention for Photographers
Our topics:

  • Lightroom to run your studio
  • Fundamentals of studio lighting
  • Take charge of your income – Forecasting and planning

Learn more about the Elevate the Standard Convention below
http://photographers.mnppa2.com/events/details/2016-elevate-the-standard-convention-photographic-print-competition-33

TSS on the Road – St Louis, MO

MARCH 29-31, 2016
ShutterFest 16: Shoot… Learn… Party
Our Topics

  • Perfect Albums – Album workflow from concept to completion.
  • Take Charge of Your Income –  Know your numbers and forecast!
  • Conceptual Funk – Break out of the ordinary with fun styled shoots.

Learn more about Shutterfest… The un-conference.  Three days of shooting and partying!
Shutterfest 2016 – Brought to you by Behind the Shutter

TSS Workshops – Wilmington, NC

SEPTEMBER 13, 2015

Photography Lighting Workshop
“Fundamentals of Lighting” with Jeff Poole and Lori Unruh

TSS Workshops – Wilmington, NC

MAY 18, 2015

Special Event: Lighting Photography Workshop
“1 Light, 2 Lights, 3 Lights, 4!” with Jeff Poole and Lori Unruh of indigosilver studio
Professional Photographers of America Super One-Day Workshop


TSS on the Road – St Louis, MO

APRIL 7-8, 2015

ShutterFest 2015: Shoot. Learn. Party.
Our topics:

  • 1 Light, 2 Lights, 3 Lights, 4!
  • Boost your Bottom Line with Modern Bridal Portraits
  • Choosing the Right Location – Senior Portraits with a Punch

TSS Workshops – Wilmington, NC

NOVEMBER 8, 2014

Guest Workshop: Film Noir Photography Workshop with Pete Wright

TSS Workshops – Wilmington, NC

SEPTEMBER 15-20, 2014

Special Event: Photo Week 2014! Live streaming of Creative Live’s annual conference

TSS Workshops – Wilmington, NC

MARCH 13-15, 2014

Special Event: FREE Creative Live watching party! “Understanding Light” with Mark Wallace


TSS Workshops – Wilmington, NC

APRIL 21, 2013

Guest Workshop: “How to Shoot Magazine-Quality Images with One Light” with Barry Druxman


TSS Workshops – Wilmington, NC

AUGUST 22 – 23, 2013

Guest Workshop: “HDSLR Video Bootcamp for Photographers” with Victor Ha


TSS Workshops – Wilmington, NC

SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

FREE WEBINAR TUTORIAL! “Lightroom: More Than Image Processing” with Jeff Poole and Lori Unruh of indigosilver studio


TSS Workshops – Wilmington, NC

OCTOBER 21, 2013

Special Event – PPA Super Monday Course: “Lighting Fundamentals for Wedding and Portrait Photographers” with Jeff Poole and Lori Unruh of indigosilver studio