Friday, May 25, 2007
Workshops For The Pros
Workshops aren't just for amateur enthusiasts. You can take your business to a new level by attending an intense, professionally oriented program.
Before you sign up for any workshop, it's important that you contact the company and, if possible, try to talk with the instructor so you can get a sense of whether the curriculum is going to be right for you. The fact is, the vast majority of workshops are designed for amateur photographers, and as a professional, you probably don't want to spend time and money on a class that starts with defining fundamental concepts. The organizers want all of the participants to have the best possible experience, too, so they'll be happy to work with you to determine if it's a good fit.
In this article we've narrowed the focus to higher-end workshops that deal with the needs of a professional who's looking to boost his or her digital knowledge. There are plenty of other truly outstanding workshops that specialize in such diverse fields as Photoshop technique or exotic travel opportunities. In fact, the exotic-location angle is one of the most popular for photographers who want to go to far-off places and concentrate on shooting without having to worry about the details of travel.
The intense environment of a workshop can be the ideal venue for getting you and your business up to speed on being efficient in the digital realm. A workshop can also be a good way for you to expand your book and gain some experience learning a new, specialized type of shooting. The more you can offer your clients and the more efficiently you can deal with the images, the more revenue you stand to bring in. Besides, a workshop is much more fun than just reading a book.
Greg Gorman's Digital Workshop
Peter Read Miller's Workshop
Maine Photographic Workshops
Palm Beach Photographic Centre
Santa Fe Workshops
Page 5 of 5