For the next few days, I’m jetting off to Las Vegas for the annual Wedding & Portrait Photographer International Convention (WPPI). It’s a whirlwind week of classes, seminars, workshops, networking, eating, shopping for new products, oh and a whole lot of socializing. As my friend Marcia likes to call it – Photo Camp! Last year, […]

WPPI is almost here. Well, for the early birds it kicked off today, I think. And for the rest of us, it starts this weekend. Here are some final tips for how to survive WPPI. Literally. 1. WPPI SARS. Last year, after WPPI, a WHOLE lot of people got sick with flu-like symptoms and many called […]

How to Survive WPPI 2013

So the first time I went to WPPI, I went by myself. Sorta. I had “met” another photographer through a forum who was looking for a roommate. So I messaged her that I was interested and we made arrangements from there. At this point in time, I didn’t know any other photographers in real life […]

I was having coffee with a friend yesterday and she was asking me about WPPI since she has never been. Her questions reminded me of the things I wondered about before I went to Las Vegas for WPPI. I told her there are generally three types of people who go to WPPI: 1. Those who go to […]

It’s almost February. Which means a couple of things. 1) My birthday is coming soon. 2) WPPI is almost here. This will be the fourth time I’ve gone. It’s always such a fun few days (and exhausting!), but I know that for a first-timer it can be intimidating and overwhelming. What? Just me? Well, even […]