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PPARI Newsletter January/February 2020

  

In This Issue

Message from the President

Announcements

Program Recap

Upcoming PPARI Events

Our Sponsors

Message from the President, Deb Bettencourt

 
Hello! The first month of 2020 has literally flown by! What happened to January being a quiet month to regroup and plan? Have you taken some time to put down goals for 2020 and beyond? The saying “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail” has not stuck around this long because it’s a lie. Knowing the destination for your business and personal life is the best way to head out in the right direction. A couple of my 2020 goals (maybe moved up from 2019 goals…) are to save up to attend Imaging next year; to pursue my CPP; and to shut my computer down by 5pm every day. Feel free to call me out on any of these when you see me!
 
If you read the last newsletter you noticed that we’re excited to mix up the traditional three day conference footprint for 2020. The hope is that having non-consecutive dates makes it easier for everyone to reserve the days to attend. Speakers are still being lined up but we’ve chosen the un”convention”al dates. February 26th will be a program on choosing and preparing images for competition. Details for February are in this newsletter. Friday, May 15th will be Image Competition Day and a speaking program. Friday, June 5th will include a full day speaking program, Image Awards luncheon, and our annual meeting. Please mark your calendars to reserve these dates!
 
I’d also like to reiterate the invitation to contact me if you’re curious about serving on the Board. Whether you’d like to help with a particular event, or lend your talents for the year, I would love to chat with you!
 
The more hands-on-board, the more we can offer our members! Service merits may be available too.
 
Thanks!
Debbi
 

Announcements

The work of Al Weems was featured in an exhibit at Providence Art Club!

Hunt’s Photo & Video

The following promotions are available at the Providence Hunt’s store through March 31. Contact Mike at msjolin@huntsphoto.com with any questions!
 
-Sensor cleaning promo- $19.99 (Only valid at the Providence location till 3/31)
 
 
-20% off all Promater batteries
 
 
-10% off all in stock used equipment.

Remember, Hunt’s buys and sell’s used photo gear! Stop by the Providence store today to see what is currently available or email Mike at msjolin@huntsphoto.com with what you may be looking for. We are here to service and support your love for photography! 

 

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Don’t forget to support our convention sponsors! Our educational events would not be possible without them! 

Printmakers  *  Hunts Photo & Video  *  Millers Lab * ACI *  WHCC

Alien Skin * Blazing Editions * David Maheu Backgrounds * Frame It RI * Harold Burkholz * Nashville Wraps * Olympus * Sticky Albums

 

Upcoming PPARI Events

February program

 

2020 Convention!

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Program Recap

Thank you Howard Burkholz for your January webinar presentation about Risk Management for your business!

 

Our Sponsors

Printmakers Ad
Rivelli Ad

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April Meeting and course info

This program will take a look at bst practices for photographing families of all sizes.   From working with children to getting a variety of poses in a short amount of time, we will discuss how to create a fun experience for all family members!  This is a Free program for PPARI members Out of state member? come join us for only $30,  non member? still a deal at $60. 

ri professional photographers

East coast captures Brandi Morgan is coming to ppari to teach posing and family photography.