Volume Photography Boot Camp
TWO TRACKS – Schools & Sports. Come for one, or both. 3 or 5 days.
Boot Camp for Sports Photography of Youth Leagues (both traditional & virtual styles), Scholastic sports, Large Group Photography & Composite programs with additional seasonal content & special promotions.
Each day is fast-paced and information-packed. There’s classroom time for sales and marketing training, tech time for photo & equipment training, and hands-on time for LIVE shooting demos with models. (Bring your camera!) Our Boot Camps are the most popular and longest-running high-volume educational events because they feature plenty of time for in-depth questions and answers. There’s far more detailed and hands-on training here than is possible in any shorter 1-2 day program.
Both Boot Camps teach PROVEN-TECHNIQUES to QUICK START your entry to the market and help you grow your business exponentially. The content of each Boot Camp is specifically tailored just for you! Even experienced Photographers tell us they’ve learned a wealth of new techniques and money-making strategies by attending. Alumni: It’s time for a refresher course!
Here’s just part of what you’ll learn:
Get all this, PLUS Live Shooting, Workflow and Technology Demos. See it work before your buy!
Boot Camp Schedule – Each Camp is 24+ Hours of Instruction & Demos. A great buy for your educational investment dollar.
Sunday, Mar. 22. 5PM – 7PM. (Optional) Early-Bird Registration and Meet & Greet.
Monday, Mar. 23. 8AM – 6PM.
Tuesday, Mar. 24. 8AM – 8PM. (Includes evening Model Shoot
Wednesday, Mar. 25. 8AM – 6PM
Thursday, Mar. 26. 8AM – 8PM (Includes evening Model Shoot)
Friday, Mar. 27. 8AM – 4PM.
OPTIONAL: Sat. Mar. 28. 8AM – Noon. Visit and observe a local Youth Sports League “Virtual” Shoot in action. An additional fee applies.
Registration for BOTH Boot Camps is just $349 $295 if you register by March 16!
Registration for EITHER Boot Camp is just $249.
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We’ve negotiated a special group rate of only $99 per night which includes a complimentary hot breakfast each morning and complimentary high-speed internet in your room. This rate is good only for reservations made by March 16, 2020, so don’t miss out. Use this link to make your reservations online: https://www.reseze.net/servlet/SendPage?hotelid=1350&skipfirstpage=true&page=2658493 or you can call the hotel direct at 214-351-4477, ask for Reservations, and then request the Group Rate for Volume Imaging Professionals / School & Sports Boot Camp
Please note: For either Boot Camp, we ask that all out-of-town attendees please stay in the host hotel.
We have a room commitment to fulfill which allows us to keep our Workshop prices low. Your cooperation is appreciated.
Your Instructors. They will be joined by Guest Instructors and Presenters during the Bootcamp
Lead School Photo Instructor, Chris Wunder, Cr. Photog. ASP is one of the most recognized names in the volume photography industry, and was recently featured in an article about School Photography in the New York Times. Over his 35+ year career in the business, Chris has owned and operated a large multi-state high-volume photography business, been a corporate executive for a large national mass-market School & Sports photography company, the CEO of PortraitEFX, a Photography Franchise Corporation and is now the Executive Director of the new Industry Trade Association; Volume Imaging Professionals, LLC. He’s a very popular platform speaker; having presented at virtually every major photo venue, and also originated the School & Sports Photography Boot Camps which have helped thousands of photographers get their start. He has authored numerous articles and two books on high volume photography available at www.bigmoneyphotography.com as well as a DVD Educational Series available through Marathon Press
Lead Sports Photography Instructor, Mitchell Moore has been in photography for over 25 years as a photographer, a Sports photography business owner and a Photography Franchise owner and developer. Mitchell was one of the early creators of the “virtual” style of composited sports team photography and is widely regarded as an expert in green screen production. He’s been an instructor at the Boot Camp for five years. He’s still an active sports photography business owner in the Dallas, Texas area as a PortraitEFX Franchise Owner and also Mentors other Franchisees all over Texas and the US as Franchise President. Mitchell originated both BigMoneyPhotography.com and BigMoneyU.com. the first online communities dedicated to helping both high-volume photographers grow their business through information sharing and online education. As a part of his commitment to give back to the industry, Mitchell also currently serves as Director of Operations for the Volume Imaging Professionals, LLC
About Volume Imaging Professionals, LLC.
Volume Imaging Professionals, LLC (VIP) is THE industry Trade Group representing High Volume Photographers. Our organization was founded at the School and Sports Photographers Annual Conference (SPAC) in January, 2019. Our main goals are to:
- Establish an Accreditation Program for High Volume Photographers thereby setting standards of performance excellence and raising the bar to the competition.
- Provide access to intensive, specialized education tailored to the skill sets required by the high-volume photography industry; and especially for those photographers just entering the market.
- Provide advocacy for our public relations, legal and business interests including a united voice to fight anti-competitive practices by the large, national competitors.
- Leverage our combined buying power to lower costs to our members and influence the development of equipment and technologies useful to the development of our business.