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IPPA 2018/2019

It's been a fantastic year so far for IPPA and we have much more to come.

If you missed out on the retreat and/or river trip, don't worry, they'll be back in 2019 bigger and better than ever. 

You'll have to wait a bit to register for some of these but here are some upcoming dates to remember.

    August 6, 2018 IPC Streaming Party at Don Polo Photography (Register Now) 

    August 24-25, 2018 Shootout in Ely Nevada - Night Sky and Northern Nevada Railway (Register Now)

    September 17, 2018 Mock Print Competition (Register Now) 

    October 14-16, 2018 Elevate Photographers (Register Now)

    December 10, 2018 IPPA Christmas Dinner at Ted York Photography

    January 7, 2019 Winter Quarterly

    March 23-25, 2019 IPPA Retreat in Richfield, Utah

    June 24-25, 2019 IPPA Family River Trip

    October 13-15, 2019 Elevate Photographers

Upcoming programs in 2018 

Mastering Print Competition

Kent Shelton

Mock Print Competition September 17

Master Photographer Kent Shelton will explain the basics of print competition from planning a shooting project to submitting the final product at print competition. What is the difference between IPPA, District, and IPC judging? What are the most common mistakes made by first time print competition entrants? Are there any groups or individuals out there who can teach or mentor? All of these questions and more will be asked and answered September 17 at the Mock Print 

Competition event. Don't miss it.


Sabina Cavalli

Elevate October 14-16

Have you ever wished you could create dynamic sports portraits like the ones you see in magazines?  Do you wonder how to set up your lighting to maximize the impact of your sports images? Learn how to create killer sports images from start to finish.

In this workshop we will cover the following topics: 1) how to design a sport session based on the sport you are photographing; 2) how to pose athletes to achieve dynamic images; 3) lighting set ups and ideal ratios to achieve edgier results; 4) editing methods and tips.

Celebrity Fashion Photography

Bry Cox

Elevate October 14-16

Bry Cox is a Gold Medalist out of 25,000 international photographers. He’s on the Adobe Software Evangelist team, WHCC speaking team, is a PPA Master/Craftsman about 12 times over, and is Certified. Bry’s owned a studio in Utah for over 20 years, he’s been teaching workshops throughout the US, Canada, and China for over a decade, and has created many training videos, plugins, and books for photographers to rave reviews. Bry’s work has been featured in magazines and covers in the US and other countries. His images are used by record companies, VIPs, filmmakers, TV anchors, and musicians. (Capitol Records, CMT, Billboard Magazine, TV Guide, American Girl Magazine, American Photo Magazine, and Professional Photographer Magazine to name a few.) He photographs prominent people such as LeAnne Rimes, Olivia Newton-John, David Archuleta, Natalie Cole, Kenny Loggins, Linda Ronstadt, Steve Forbes, Mitt Romney, and the last four Utah Governors. 

Program Title: Developing a healthy small business mindset

Lisa Dillon

Elevate October 14-16

Are you an artist or are you a small business owner who happens to sell memories? Does it matter? If you're noticing a gap between where you are and where you want to be, perhaps this is the question you need to be asking yourself.

I her class, "Developing a Healthy Small Business Mindset." Lisa Dillon will discuss the steps to shifting from a Creative Business to the Business of Creating. There are 10 steps to developing a business mindset for growth and success. Whether you have a brick and mortar studio or work from home, these steps will propel you to change how you view your business and more importantly, will change how your customers view you. And when they see you as a serious business, they'll pay you like a serious business.


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