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    • 03/02/2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • 03/03/2018
    • 4:30 AM
    • The Radisson 2081 Post Rd, Warwick, RI 02886

    Annual Image Competition 

    March 2nd, 2018

    judging begins at 2pm

    Download the pdf with guidelines here 

    You don't have to enter to watch but you do to win! 

    You do not need to be a member to enter! 

    Deadline for Entries is February 23rd  2018 at 12 noon! 

    The Radisson 2081 Post Rd, Warwick, RI 02886

     Entry Fee is for a full case (6 images)

    A. An entry fee of $50 for PPARI Members 

    B. Out of State entry fee is $95. 

    C. All checks to be payable to PPARI. 

    D. You may use dropbox to send your images to 


    Mail a CD to Keith with directions found in the pdf

    • 03/02/2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Radisson Hotel in Warwick RI

    Included with your dinner ticket! 

    Dinner will be 6pm-7pm 

    Please come and socialize over a great meal!  

     Friday, March 2nd Join us for a bonus program from 7pm-9pm.Trish Logan CR.Photog.

    “BOLD Business Strategies”
    Business doesn’t have to be boring: in fact if it’s not fun, why do it?
    Learn the FUNdemental business strategies needed to set you apart from your competition. Join Trish on social media,
    marketing and branding workshop and give your photography business a jump!
    Whether you have been in business forever or are just starting out, you’ll walk away the end of the program with BOLD new ideas to market your business.  Marketing is an important part of business why not enjoy it!

    • 03/03/2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • The Radisson in Warwick RI

    SATURDAY March 3, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm 

    Rick Hydran M.Photog. Cr., CPP,

    professional photographer head shot

    Richard Hydren’s class on Real Estate Photography will cover business overview, marketing sand pricing strategies, gear bag, image capture strategies, processing technics and presentation options that will meet the needs of most real estate agents primarily for residential properties. We will review shooting remotely using a CamRanger attached to the camera and controlling most of its functions from an iPad or iPhone for interior captures. We will also demonstrate using the CamRanger to control the camera for exterior captures using a 23 foot telescoping camera stand. We will review post processing technics using Lightroom’s Development tools for fixing most of the common problems. Review features of several tools in the Development section of Lightroom which are most often overlooked. And review presets in NIK used to finish the images. We will look at a virtual tour hosting company’s administration pages and their requirements. Review MLS image requirements and 

    • 03/03/2018
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • The Radisson in Warwick RI

    Gene Hutnak, CPP

    March 3rd  Afternoon class

    Gene is a member of PPA , is a CPP and a past president of PPARI with over 37 years experience as a professional photographer.  He and his wife Lina own Gene Hutnak Photography located in Greenvill, RI.

    Gene specializes in creating wall portraits of families and children. 

    "Keeping it Simple"

    As part of program, Gene will discuss his Simplicity Series children's portraits and the use of hybrid lighting.  Gene is able to create consistently beautiful light that gives a window light feel without the window. 

    He will also discuss sales, lighting, camera settings and how he presents the finished images to client.  

    • 03/03/2018
    • 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Awards Dinner all are invited. Come cheer on the winners

    AWARDS DINNER  Business Casual Dress 

    6:30 - 7:30 Cocktail hour , 7:30 - 10:00  Dinner and Awards 10:00 - ?

     All are invited!!

    Didn't win an award? Didn't even enter image comp?   THAT's ok Come hang out and cheer on your friends!  See what it's all about socialize and have a great dinner out! 

    • 03/04/2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Radisson in Warwick RI

    Melanie Anderson M.Photog., Cr., CPP

    Full day speaker March 4th

    Melanie is a multiple award-winning photographer, Twice Maryland Photographer of the Year, President of Maryland Professional Photographer’s Association, Certified Professional Photographer, and holds her Photographic Craftsman, along with recently being name a Top 100 Studio in the Country!

    Melanie is a wife to her husband of 23 years, Bill, and a mother of their 4 children, Sarah, Emily, Kayla and Billy –Not only does she travel internationally educating others, judging print competitions, and filming for commercial clients, she has nurtured Anderson Photographs from a home studio into the 3000 square foot custom photographic and cinema studio it is today, specializing in Seniors, Children, Newborns, Families, Volume Sports, Boudoir, and Commercial Photography.  Located in the Arts & Entertainment District in downtown Hagerstown, MD. 

    Most Recently, Melanie has re-branded to Melanie Anderson WORLDWIDE to showcase all her endeavors.  Internationally Traveling for Public Speaking, Education, Podcast, Inspired Retreats and more. You can listen to her weekly podcast “Unscripted with Melanie Anderson” As founder and educator of “The Focus Tour” and Find Your Focus 365, she is a current Speaker for Imaging, WPPI, SYNC, Sandy Puc tours as well as an appearance on SPTV, teaching at SEPPA, Shutterfest, and numerous State PPA Chapters, Melanie filmed and was correspondent for several segments for Photovision.  Melanie stays passionate about one-on-one mentoring and works diligently to provide educational resources to fellow photographers through Anderson Education; which includes webinars, eBooks, videos and workshops. Upcoming 2018 educational programs include SWPP, Imaging USA and Texas School, along with several of the above mentioned. For a current schedule, check out

    Melanie’s philosophy is about living life to the fullest, creating impact, and inspiring others!

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