Try out the latest gear from EIZO, EPSON, NIKON while Rocco and Marcus are setting up. Take this opportunity to catch up with your colleagues, or chat with the knowledgeable trade staff. Bring along those questions you've been meaning to ask.
6pm – 7:15pm: Professional Photography in the SMART Phone INSTA World - Marcus Bell
Thanks to smartphones the average person takes more photos than ever before. Estimates suggest that 1.2 trillion digital photos were taken in 2017 (Infotrends). On an average day, 52 million photos are uploaded to Instagram and 350 million new photos are posted on Facebook.
With so much clutter, how will you stand out?
If any and everyone is a "photographer", how do you position yourself as a professional photographer?
In this thought-provoking talk, one of Australia’s most awarded and internationally-recognized wedding & portrait photographers, Marcus Bell, will challenge you to distinguish yourself as a photographer.
For 20 years, from film to digital, to internet to iPhones, Marcus has remained at the top of his profession. In this seminar, he shares the simple & practical philosophies that have shaped his art and helped his photography business, Studio Impressions, stand out from the crowd.
7:30pm – 9pm: CAPTURE TO PRINT workflow, a live demonstration - Rocco Ancora
How does Rocco produce the highest quality prints in such a rushed and budget-driven economy?
This 90-minute session covers:
Live tethered shoot
RAW file conversion
This is a FREE Photography Workshop. Seats are limited.
Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia is a part of Laureate International Universities - the largest global network of degree-granting higher education institutions, with more than one million students enrolled across more than 70 institutions in 25 countries.
Marcus Bell is one of the world’s most awarded and published wedding photographers. In Australia he reached the heights of being named “Grand Master” by the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers, the highest photography accolade in the country. Along with other countless awards from Paris to Asia he has been honored with a Fellowship by the MPA in the United Kingdom and granted his Masters by WPPI in America.
First and foremost, Marcus is simply passionate about his craft. He’s a self-confessed romantic with a relaxed and calming nature that puts you at ease, instantly. He has a quiet passion for people and their relationships, for families, and for touching moments. Marcus has combined all of this with his love of dramatic natural-landscapes to create a style that is distinctly his own. He is one of the most experienced wedding photographers that you will find. He loves it. Everything about it. It’s his way of giving people a record of their love and their lives to share for generations – simply beautiful images that tell simply beautiful stories.
Rocco’s poetic imagery continually evolves with his mastery of light & the ability to capture the human connection. Rocco’s distinctive style is classical and romantic; his imagery is exquisitely imbued with evocative lighting and composition it’s a look and feeling that Rocco strives for.
Rocco has been awarded the prestigious accolade, The Australian Institute of ProfessionalPhotography’s Wedding Photographer of the year an unprecedented four times in a six-year span, which is a testimony of the highest regard in which peers hold Rocco’s craftsmanship. His work is celebrated both locally and internationally with many major awards to his name. As a 3 time Grand Award winner at WPPI as well as 1st, 2nd and 3rd placements, these achievements are a true reflection of his commitment to creativity for his clients.
Rocco is an ambassador for Nikon Australia, trusted spokesperson for EIZO, Nikon USA, Canson Infinity, xrite, Epson Australia and a Creative Live instructor. As a passionate educator, he is now a sought after speaker by photographic organizations & institutes. Presenting dynamic workshops and seminars all over the world as well as recently launching the exclusive artistic edit and boutique, fine art printing service Capture to Print.
FYI: Rocco & Marcus will run a full day Photo Walk Workshop the following day in each city.
A RARE AND UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FROM TWO AUSTRALIAN ICONIC PHOTOGRAPHERS UNDER ONE ROOF.
$390 FOR A FULL DAY. CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW TO LEARN MORE: