2018 VPP Convention

We are excited to present this years convention a little bit different and hoping that it will bring along a lot of fun times for our members, speakers, judges and potential new members.

If you would like to volunteer to help with an aspect of the 2018 convention, please contact Natascha Dacres at programs@vtprophoto.org.

REGISTRATION

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We are excited to present this years convention a little bit different and hoping that it will bring along a lot of fun times for our members, speakers, judges and potential new members.

If you would like to volunteer to help with an aspect of the 2018 convention, please contact Natascha Dacres at programs@vtprophoto.org.

Location

Hampton Inn Burlington

Address

42 Lower Mountain View Drive
Colchester, VT 05446

Phone

(802) 655-6177

Directions

  1. Interstate 89.
  2. Take Exit 16.
  3. Take a right onto Route 7.
  4. Take first right at the light.

Registration

Location

Hampton Inn Burlington

Address

42 Lower Mountain View Drive
Colchester, VT 05446

Phone

(802) 655-6177

Directions

  1. Interstate 89.
  2. Take Exit 16.
  3. Take a right onto Route 7.
  4. Take first right at the light.

print competition

Schedule

Friday

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Morning

Print Competition

Hours To Be Announced

VPP brings together a board of expert judges at the beginning of convention. VPP members are welcome to submit prints for review, click here for more info.

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Evening

Hospitality Suite

& Chili Party

Starting @ 6:00 PM

The VPP board welcomes you to join them in the Hampton hospitality suite for jovial engagements and community building opportunities.

Saturday

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All Day

Silent Auction 

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Morning

Print Competition Critique with Judges

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

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Instagram Marketing, How & Why it Works

by Patricia Takacs

 

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Instagram Marketing, How and WHY it works! Did you know that Instagram is PERFECT for Photographers? If not… join Patricia Takacs “ #patti” as she takes the mysterty out of Instagram. Learn to use this AMAZING FREE marketing tool to build your business. If you own a cell phone; you’ve got what it takes to get started. Let Patti show you why this photo & video based platform is ideal for marketing your photography business.

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Afternoon

Basic Lighting & Headshots

by Wayne Tarr
& Jon Adams

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Basic studio lighting and head shoots. Join our own VPP’ers as they demonstrate various studio lighting techniques. What do we do when we only have one light source, or two or three. How do we achieve various lighting results. Along with the demonstration of lighting techniques, all members are welcome to have updated headshots done throughout this segment so be prepared.

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Evening

VPP Bowling

& Dinner Buffet

 

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

VPP will be  treating all of our members to a fun filled evening of Bowling and Munchies at Spare time bowling alley.

Games and food will be paid for by VPP for our members ( alcohol is not included, but may purchase on your own)

We encourage spouses, partners and family members to join us for this evening event ( at a discounted rate for non VPP members)

Sunday

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Morning

Silent Auction 

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Morning

Creating Business Time Savers to Win Life Back

by Graham Scobey

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Graham + Ashley held hands on the first night that they met – fifteen years ago. Between then and now they’ve dreamed their way from Los Angeles to Connecticut to Atlanta to Colorado. They’ve worked on Oscar nominated films, they’ve built an internationally recognized photography studio, and they were named one of the 30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography by Rangefinder Magazine. They’ve shot Weddings all over the World, they have a crazy passion for people and photojournalism and stupid big dreams, and their work has received awards such as Junebug’s Best of the Best, PDN Top Knots, and Showit’s Image of the Year.

They’ve had the pleasure of being invited to speak at WPPI, The What If Conference, Showit United, Spark Summit, Pursuit Conference, PPA, The Event, Inspire Photo Retreats, Creative at Heart and more. They have a passion for education and for helping people understand that their businesses can be a beautiful vehicle to chasing dreams that (really, really) matter.

More importantly, though, they are in constant search of ridiculous places to have dance parties and tickle fights with their two kids. Because, for them, life is all about how much fun you can have with the time you’re given and the people you love.

brunch

VPP Banquet

11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Sunday Awards Banquet Brunch will be 11a-1p with a delicious brunch buffet. Tickets are $26/person. Awards will be presented during this time and the group photo will take place as well. 

 

Formal Portraits for Board Members

Board members will remain after brunch for Formal Portrait.

 

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Afternoon

Creating Business Time Savers to Win Life Back

by Graham Scobey

1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

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