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INTERNATIONAL MASTERS ACADEMY

An Inspiring Series of Learning Opportunities for Novice to Seasoned Photographers


 

 

Welcome to the International Masters Academy (IMA) Events Page

IMA focuses on a series of workshops and lectures that provide education and training for

Novice to Seasoned Photographers who want to

LEARN - GROW – ASPIRE

Why attend?

Learn, refresh and get Inspired to BE MORE as you work at staying up to date in today's ever-changing and challenging industry. Learn from some of the best in the industry as they share and demonstrate their secrets. 

 

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IMA Portrait Photography Symposium September 28 - 30, 2019

BE READY TO LEARN and BE INSPIRED! 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE - BOOK EARLY.
FOR LEARNING INVESTMENT SEE BELOW.

 

 

 M A R K   B R Y A N T MPC

Missoula Montana, United States
 

Master Photographer an Industry leader in his craft, Mark and his spouse Sandra Bryant, operate a studio in Missoula, Montana. Their work has graced the pages of such national magazines as “Town and Country”, ”Fly Fisherman”, “Good Housekeeping”, “Wall Street Journal”, “Log Home Living”, etc. A recipient of “Kodak Gallery awards”, “Fuji Masterpiece awards Mark has numerous International Loan Collection prints and in 2012, the third photographer ever to achieve 8 out of 8 Loan Collection Images in the PPA IPC, 2-time Double Diamond Photographer. Multiple Photographer of the Year awards in the Rocky Mountain region and state of Montana. 

Mark Graduated from Ohio Institute of Photography in Dayton, Ohio. He is an MPI Master Commercial Photographer - MPC, Master Photographer, Craftsman Photographer and Master Artist with PPA, along with being a judge for the MPI International Image Challenge and a number of other professional bodies on a National and International level. 

Mark's unique style and passion has given him the opportunity to travel the U.S. photographing assignments, commercial and architectural along with speaking engagements and workshops for a number of organizations.

Capturing the inner and outer beauty of people and awakening the heart and mind of the viewer, has renewed their passion and commitment for the art of portrait photography, their first love. 

To learn more about Mark please visit his sites at BRYANT PHOTOGRAPHICS 

Mark will be presenting the following; 

SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY AND COMPOSITES  

Sport photography for schools is so much more. Take your sports photography to a whole new level with Mark Bryant. Mark will be presenting on how he captures and creates his sports composites. He will talk about his lighting, his capture and his processing with layers to bring the final images together. If you do family photography, adding this unique way of capturing your sports portraits will definitely add a unique look for your clients.  

CHARACTER AND HYPER-REALITY PORTRAITS

Mark's vision for character portraits goes beyond many professionals in the field. Winning most of his prestigious awards in this area is proof of how well he does it. 

Mark will speak on his lighting, how he processes these images and what he looks for when creating a Character Portrait for his clients. 

If time allows, we will be having a quick demonstration.

 

 

 

E D E N   B A O MPP
Seattle Washington, United States

 

As an Industry leader in Maternity and Newborn Photography, Eden Bao teaches internationally. Eden has achieved her Master’s Designation in Portrait Photography, MPP and as well holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Public Relations. She speaks internationally and is an established speaker with PPA’s Imaging USA. She enjoys teaching and helping photographers reach their goals both with the capture of great images and in the business of Family Photography. Get to know more about Eden by visiting her website at EDEN BAO PHOTOGRAPHY

 

 

 

THE BUSINESS OF MATERNITY AND NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY

With a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Eden has flourished with her business and will be speaking on what works, what does not work and to what to look at when creating a successful photography business structure.

 

 

 

 

MATERNITY AND NEW BORN PHOTOGRAPHY  

Have you been wanting to bring your game up on your Maternity and Newborn Photography? 
Eden will be demonstrating on capturing successful Maternity and New Born images.  

As an Industry leader in Maternity and Newborn Photography, Eden Bao demonstrates some of her winning technics. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

N A T H A N   E L S O N
Calgary Alberta, Canada

 

With his signature style, Nathan Elson creates images for his
commercial and private clients that has helped grow his
business into one of the more successful
studios’ in Calgary.

 

Nathan is a commercial photographer and
works with some of the more well know retailers
as Marks, Sportcheck and Co-Op, along with
several others.

 

 

Nathan’s obsession in lighting with both strobe and natural light, separates his work from many in the Alberta Photographic Industry. Not only does Nathan capture successful business and fashion portraits, but as well he creates eye catching character and story telling portraits. 

CREATING SUCCESSFUL PORTRAITS

Nathan will be taking you on his journey and speaking on his lighting technics, connecting with your subject, staging and best lenses to use. If time allows, Nathan will also touch on the business aspects of high-quality portraits. 

Get to know Nathan more by visiting his site at NATHAN ELSON

 

 

 

 

J U L I E   R O B I C H A U D MPP
Ottawa Ontario, Canada

 

Julie Robichaud comes from one of the highest volume studios for professional photography in Canada. Julie is not only a Master in the field in portrait photography, but as well in wedding and is now mastering the Commercial Photography Industry.

There is nothing that Julie cannot do when it comes to portrait photography. Julie shoots both studio and outdoors and will be talking about both types of lighting.

Julie is recognized not only as a Photographic Master in several fields but as well as one of the MPI Judges for the MPI International Image Challenge.

 

 

 

Her style is more of a fresh and candid feel with a combination of Old Master technics. One of her secrets to successful imagery is the connection she has with her clients along with her years of experience as a photographer which she will be speaking about. You can view some of Julie’s work at STUDIO MARTIN

 

BUSINESS OF WEDDING AND STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY
Julie will share tips on her experience and success in both wedding photography and in studio photography. If time allows Julie will speak about what she looks for in portrait and wedding photography as an MPI International Image Challenge judge.

 

 

BOUDOIR PHOTOGRAPHY
Julie will be speaking and doing a live demonstration on boudoir photography.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I N D U S T R Y  P A R T N E R S - S O C I A L   P A R T Y

MANY DOOR PRIZES TO BE AWARDED

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 29TH

$15.00 - FREE TO SYMPOSUIM ATTENDEES

DON'T FORGET TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKET

Great time to socialize with friends, new connections and get to know your suppliers!

Watch as we add more of your favourite suppliers

 

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REGISTRATION AND PRICING

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE - BOOK EARLY.

 

 

EARLY REGISTRATION - TILL JUNE 15, 2019

(MPI Members Full Symposium $365.00)  |  (Non Members Full Symposium $405.00)

 

REGISTRATION - JUNE 16TH TO AUGUST 15, 2019

(MPI Members Full Symposium $400.00)  |  (Non Members Full Symposium $440.00)

 

LATE REGISTRATION - AFTER AUGUST 15, 2019

(MPI Members Full Symposium $435.00)  |  (Non Members Full Symposium $475.00)

 

 

 

 

 

VENUE LOCATION
SANDMAN HOTEL CALGARY CITY CENTRE
888 - 7th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3J3

Bookings can be made by calling 1-800-SANDMAN and quoting group number 91815

 

 

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IT'S MORE THEN JUST LEARNING - MEET NEW FRIENDS, GET CAUGHT UP WITH OLD FRIENDS AND HAVE FUN! 

 

 

 

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