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Three Picsera Heavy Hitters Presenting at Texas School

Texas School Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

The Texas Professional Photographers Association will be hosting the 40th Annual Texas School of Professional Photography from April 26 to May 1, 2015 in Addison, TX. Considered one of the best six-day educational programs in the world, Texas School has week-long sessions for the Beginner, Intermediate, and Advance Photographer. Picsera is proud to be sponsoring instructors for each level of photography experience.

For the Beginner to the Intermediate Photographer, Steve Kozak is presenting The Secrets To Success When Turning Pro. Steve can help you turn your passion into a profession with his topnotch training on three key aspects of photography:

  • The Fundamentals
  • The Business
  • The Art

With his relaxed and approachable teaching style, you will gain a wealth of knowledge from Kozak, who holds the “Master of Photography” and “Craftsman” degrees from the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) as well as numerous awards and recognitions including the Masterpiece Award from Fuji Film USA. Learn more about Kozak’s SOLD OUT Session on the Texas School website.

Yosemite Reflections
Yosemite Reflections by Janice Wendt, Picsera’s Head of Education presenting at Texas School.

Picsera’s own Head of Education will be presenting Amazing Image Secrets – Retouching Secrets for Images with WOW Factor. Intended for the intermediate-level photographer, this is a hands-on class with a bonus pre-class learning video. Some of the topics Wendt will cover during Texas School include:

  • Creating your own image style
  • Know when to use Photoshop and when to use Lightroom
  • How to know when you’re done retouching

Learn how to develop emotional appeal and make your images memorable with Wendt, who is one of the photographic industry’s leading image artists. View more of Janice’s images on the Texas School website.

In Studio Lighting and Posting Techniques, photographers can learn how to take studio portraits to the next level with Master Craftsman Photographer Jim Schmelzer.  Advanced posing and lighting techniques presented by Schmelzer include:

  • Studio and outdoor lighting
  • Seven patterns of light and went to use each
  • Facial analysis and correction with light

In addition, you can double your clientele by learning new techniques from Schmelzer that can be applied to both senior and boudoir portrait sessions. Advance your behind the scenes photography skills with Schmelzer a photographer and studio owner who’s many awards include the Photographic Craftsmen and Master of Photography from PPA and the Accolade of Photographic Mastery from Wedding and Portrait Photographers International.