THE SOCIETIES in collaboration with the MALTA INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY
MARCH SEMINAR 2014 with Kevin Mullins & Tom Lee
PROGRAMME Saturday 29th March â€“ Tom Lee 0800 hrs
Registration at iLab
0900 - 1200 hrs
Lecture (with intervals for coffee break every hour)
1200 - 1300 hrs
Lunch Break (lunch not included)
1300 - 1600 hrs
Studio demonstration, editing and printing
Saturday evening 1930hrs
Venue British Legion Valletta Social get together meeting with speakers Partners and guest are welcome (Cash Bar)
cover photo by Kevin Mullins design & layout by Therese Debono
Sunday 30th March – Kevin Mullins 0800hrs
Registration at LeMeridien
Business – Principles of SEO and online Marketing
Documentary Wedding Photography
Demonstration / Workshop Practical photoshoot on location with Kevin’s way of using light.
KEVIN MULLINS SEO & Wedding Photojournalism Kevin will split the day into two sections. In the morning we will discuss SEO and Social Media. Kevin will lay down the fundamentals of SEO and best practice that we, as photographers, should be employing with our websites. We will discuss the technicalities of On Site SEO and discuss the ever evolving world of Off Site SEO. Kevin will also explain the ways he uses Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest to help market his business. This Class is a must for anybody who wants to reach a wider audience and increase their share of the search engine placements. In the afternoon we will explore the way that Kevin has built his wedding photography business focusing exclusively on documentary style of photography. This class will concentrate initially on shooting style, approach, gear and methodologies - the practical side of shooting documentary weddings. We will explore camera settings and functionality as well as training the eye to spot a â€œmomentâ€?. Kevin is a multi-award winning wedding phojournalist and business mentor. He has shot over 200 weddings
in the photojournalistic style and shoots weddings across the UK, Europe and as far afield as the middle east. Kevin is very much in demand as an educator and is a regular speaker for SWPP and MPA. As well as being a Zenfolio ambassador Kevin is Fujifilm â€œXPhotographerâ€? and has spent time recently at CP+ in Yokohama, Japan educating Japanese photographers about the photojournalistic style of photography with the X-Series of cameras from Fujifilm. Additionally Kevin has been writing a business column in Professional Photographer for over two years and regular contributes to other publications both in print and online.
TOM LEE Master Photographer FSWPP, FMIPP, CrSWPP Chromakey Photography As part of The Societies March Seminar Tom will be talking and demonstrating chromakey photography at iLAB on 27th March 2014 (times TBA) covering the following areas: • • • • • • •
Traditional Chromakey vs Reflecmedia systems Reflec Chromakey System Lighting and lenses FX Home Photokey 6 Pro Software Event workflow Studio workflow Fine art print finishing
Using the latest equipment to produce contemporary works of art, he provides heirlooms that sit equally on the walls of a private home or commercial enterprise. Tom will demonstrate the latest chromakey equipment available from Reflecmedia and show how he creates images from capture to fine art output. Images will be produced by iLAB to show how well the process works. Tom is a UK based international portrait and fine art photographer recognised for his expertise in digital
image capture and has accumulated over 30 international awards in recent years. Tom has been working with Reflecmedia for several years, helping to advance the interest in chromakey photography, both for event and studio based photographers Amongst his other achievements he has sat on several International judging panels, given numerous seminars in the UK and abroad and writes extensively for ‘the Societies’ magazine ‘Professional ImageMaker’. He is well known within the MIPP and holds a Fellowship with them. He also a member of the Epson Digigraphie Authorised Artist programme and authored several books during his career.