Welcome to the SENIOR ONLINE SUMMIT! Attend an online conference with TWENTY of the top senior photography industry leaders without ever having to leave your couch! The Senior Online Summit is where you can find twenty speakers with twenty incredible programs that include relevant topics like hands on shooting videos, editing videos, marketing education, brand content, pricing education, natural & studio lighting information, and so much more! We are so excited to finally offer the senior photography industry game-changing education all at your fingertips!
Don’t miss out on the seasoned knowledge of twenty of this industry’s top educators! We are sharing it all in a no holds barred online platform conference because we’ve all been there… struggling to stay on top of industry trends, tired and burned out, working session to session just to make ends meet, evolving our style & trying not to get complacent in our work. Education is one of the BEST things you can do for your business and now you don’t even have to change out of your jammies! Let us guide you through detailed shooting videos and business strategies to push your business to the front and center of your target market! Get more online attention, more session bookings, and more income with our time tested techniques.
“THIS WAS BEYOND AMAZING!!! More than I could have ever asked for for the price! I have taken MANY summits and this one by far was the best I have ever “attended.” As a single mom, I am limited on funds and time and I cannot travel, so summits like this are the core of my educational foundations.”
“This deserves a 10 for the quality of the SPEAKERS, the presentations, the INFORMATION and COMPLETE PICTURE of the content and topics discussed. And for the amount paid, UNBELIEVABLE VALUE!”
“An awesome ‘not your typical online summit’ that goes deep and is not only worth the cost but worth the time to sit down and watch!”
“I learned A LOT about social media, which is my biggest weakness. Thank you for having a well rounded program that covers everything from getting started to wrapping up!”
“I cannot begin to tell you how wonderful the SOS is! I learned more in two days then I ever thought imaginable. The teachers willingness to share aspects of their business that they are best at and to answer all of our questions on top of that… top notch! I will be taking different pieces and applying them to my business to make it the best it can be. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for this online summit!”
“I’ve been in business full time for ten years and have four pages of notes and actions to get on!”
“Holy wow each video I’ve taken in has been incredibly insightful. I know I’ll be able to watch them over and over and learn something new or be reminded of a forgotten tidbit every single time. Thank you!”
CONFERENCE DATES: You can access ALL programs IMMEDIATELY upon purchase & when you join the online viewing platform.
PLATFORM: Private Facebook Group
*once you purchase your seat, you will receive a download link to the group
LOCATION: On your couch, in your jammies! Every program will be ONLINE and able to be viewed at any time!
INVESTMENT: Use code “TURKEYCOMA” for 20% OFF during our BLACK FRIDAY & CYBER MONDAY SALES!
+ AMANDA HOLLOWAY | PRICING ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION
Most photographers are not taking into consideration some of the most important factors when pricing themselves. If you are living session to session and worry about your family’s future, you are not alone. It’s time to take a good look at your financials and get your ducks in a row. In this course, Amanda will guide you through the exact steps you need to take control of your financial future, change your pricing to meet your family’s needs, and run a successful photography business.
+ APRIL MASSAD | INSTAGRAM STORY HACKS FOR CREATIVES
Elevate your Instastory game with these Insta-hacks for creatives! Learn tips and tricks to use before, during, and beyond your sessions! April will show you ways to customize your Instastory for your senior, how to incorporate your own branding, and give you tricks even your seniors don’t know!
+ BROOKE DANIELS | LAUNCHING A TWEEN TEAM TO BOLSTER YOUR BUSINESS
Brooke’s course will not only walk attendees through the blueprints of incorporating younger teens into a senior photography business, but actually creating a tween team that runs like a machine. Follow along side Brooke as she explains how to begin photographing tweens, the benefits of marketing with tweens and so much more!
+ CHELSEA TAYLOR | MAKING UGLY LOCATIONS GREAT: The senior photographer’s guide to undesirable locations
Unfortunately, we aren’t all blessed with white sand beaches, tropical vegetation, city skylines, colorful murals or stunning architecture. But you don’t need beautiful locations to make beautiful images! I will show you some of my go-to ugly locations, share tips for scouting in your own town, and take you along on a shoot at a brand new spot so you can see first-hand how I make the most of what is available to me.
+ CRAIG STIDHAM | EDITORIAL MAGAZINE EDITING
Want your images to look like they could grace the pages of Vogue? It’s time to learn Craig’s editing techniques that have created his stunning portfolio. In this class, you will learn everything from editorial skin retouching while retaining pores and textures to editorial color grading & toning and everything in between!
+ DAN BROUILLETTE | MINIMALIST LIGHTING
Creating amazing studio work does not need to be a huge undertaking. With just one studio strobe and a white wall you can create amazing imagery. By adjusting the lighting position and modifier, you can capture a variety of looks to fit any style. I will show you how to select a modifier based on the look you want and how to position the light to fit your vision.
+ JEN BERTRAND | GET UNSTUCK: Flow Posing for the Studio
How many times have you been in the middle of a shoot trying to come up with the next pose and your brain goes blank? Or, maybe you the mere thought of shooting in studio is overwhelming because you have no idea how to pose someone on a seamless backdrop. I get it, and it’s time to get UNSTUCK so you can pose your clients in the studio with confidence.
I’m taking the guesswork out of it all and simplifying the process so you can concentrate on connecting with your client. In this course, I’m going to ease your posing worries by showing you how to systematically approach each studio shoot and give you clear, actionable steps you can take to create a natural flow of poses that lead to dynamic images.
+ KATIE HUGHES | YOU CAN DO ANYTHING, BUT YOU CAN’T DO EVERYTHING: How to make outsourcing your editing financially and emotionally beneficial for your business.
Do you ever see a perfectly curated instagram feed, a business model that is growing & profitable as well as a personal life that is fun & exciting and wonder how they do it all?
I have the answer for you: They Don’t!
Those who are most successful at running a business and have a healthy work/life balance have help behind the scenes. They outsource! This class will teach you tips on how to make outsourcing your editing both financially & emotionally beneficial for your business. We will work through the process of outsourcing, including how to shoot with intention for the best results.
+ LOGAN DETTY | TAKING YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE TO THE NEXT LEVEL
In a world of short attention spans and instant gratification we need to take new efforts in branding ourselves and our business to reach the next generation of people. Learn how communication is the number one tool you have and how to simplify your branding and grow your audience through documentation rather than creation.
+ MARI KRANZ | BACKLIGHT LIKE A BOSS
In this course Mari will take you behind the scenes during a portrait session where you will be able to watch her as she captures those beautifully backlit images you see on IG. She will share her gear, camera settings, as well as tips and tricks on how you can manipulate natural light like a boss so that you too can achieve gorgeous backlit portraits.
+ MELANIE ANDERSON | CREATING A LIFE OF INTENTION WITH AN ACTION PLAN FOR SUCCESS
Join Melanie Anderson, M.Photog.Cr.,CPP on a fast paced, high energy program to Create a Life of Intention. Are you struggling emotionally, physically, financially, spiritually? If you answered YES to any of these, then this program is for YOU! Regardless of the success or lack of success going on in your business and/or personal life, if you are not addressing YOU and your environment you will find yourself feeling empty, lonely, furstrated and broke! The time to take ACTION is NOW! Upon completion of this program, you will receive several FREE downloads to create your own ACTION PLAN for SUCCESS!
+ NICKI HUFFORD | SEIZE THE DAY: SIMPLE MID-DAY ON LOCATION LIGHTING
You don’t have to be scared of the sun any more! Take back your evenings and learn how to implement simple lighting techniques that will allow you to shoot in the middle of the day with ease. Create stunning images with beautiful light in the middle of the day – it’s possible!
+ RACHEL BRENKE | TOP LEGAL PROTECTIONS FOR SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
Rachel brenke, TheLawTog, will present on the top pressing legal issues that senior photographers are faced with. While the topic of law isn’t sexy, it’s a must have for any professional and serious photographer. At the end of this presentation, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge to protect your business so you can focus on growing to success.
+ SEAN BROWN | DIVING INTO MARKETING BEYOND INSTAGRAM
When Facebook bought Instagram, we all knew that the day was coming where free Instagram marketing would go away for businesses just like Facebook’s did. That day is coming soon. What are you doing to prepare your marketing for what’s coming next?
In this course, I’m going to be covering what you can be doing to overcome the day that your Instagram posts get less engagement, less people seeing them and ultimately less of an impact in your overall marketing strategy. We will be diving into how you can still get in front of your ideal audience, bring value to them, become the local expert in your field and become the photographer that they have to have!
This will be all about how you can make the mental shift from being just a photographer, to what you need to do to make sure that future seniors and their parents actually want to engage with you, your brand and read/watch what you’re putting out.
+ STEPHANIE NEWBOLD | ORGANIC MARKETING METHODS
Stephanie has been in the senior rep business for many years and she has been able to evolve her methods to continue to attract organic buzz every year with methods that relate to the current generation. Stephanie will talking about tried and true methods for creating experiences that will make your clients (senior reps or not) want to naturally market your brand. She will be speaking about what makes our clients WANT to talk about us and post us on their social media platforms as well as how to get experiences like this initiated for our own brands.
+ TARA ROCHELLE | EDITORIAL POSING
Tara will be teaching attendees all about in-depth editorial posing, direction & angles! She will be teaching HANDS ON with a live model and showing us all how to push our posing to a more editorial style!
+ TERI FODE | HOW TO MARKET “YOU” AS THE FACE OF YOUR BRAND
Marketing your photography business has never been easier with social media platforms, but do you resist putting your own face out there? Do you wish you could be more confident to show up on IG Stories or FB Lives? Do you hate the sound of your own voice? Do you feel like a lurker on the story platforms, wishing you could “be more bold”? These video platforms aren’t going away. Learn how to push past the fear to grow your business, using “you” as the face of your brand-with confidence!
+ THOMAS NGUYEN | MIND-BENDING ANGLES & IMAGERY
Thomas will take attendees behind the scenes and show you how he captures movement and posing while incorporating different angles & perspectives. He will go through his shooting process & what inspires him to create his mind-blowing images!
+ TREVOR RAY THOMPSON | DESTINATION SHOOTS
Have you always wanted to offer a destination shoot but don’t know where to start? I will walk you through destination shoots from start to finish. If you’re not offering this amazing experience to your clients already, you need to be. And let me help you get there!
+ VICKIE BLACK | STANDING OUT: Getting The Edge On Being Published In The Senior Industry
Vickie Black, Founder of Senior Style Guide Magazine will be sharing tips and tricks to stand out in today’s senior industry. What she is looking for when creating her editorial calendar for the year, how to be featured on blogs and instagram and the top mistakes people make. There are so many benefits to being featured in today’s market that will help you get noticed and stand out from your competition. Vickie will be outlining these steps to a successful submission in her class.
Q: Is the price per speaker’s course or for the whole event?
A: The price you pay is for the ENTIRE EVENT! How exciting is that?!?
Q: Where do I find the link to join the event?
A: Once you purchase your ticket (just select “Add to Cart” then checkout), you’ll receive a download link in your receipt that is e-mailed to you. Inside your receipt you’ll see an underlined download and when you open the downloaded PDF, you’ll find the link to the event platform!
Q: How long will I be able to view the program videos?
A: As long as you’re in the FB group, you’ll be able to view the program videos!