We are so excited to share that some of our WPPI mentors & speakers are hosting some of their very own workshops and meetups during the week of WPPI! Learn more and check them out below!

*Note: These events are hosted completely independly of WPPI and are not included or affiliated with any WPPI Conference Pass.*

Fine Art Nude Workshop with Kara Marie

Instructor/ Host: Kara Marie

March 2, 2024: Celebrate and honor the human form as art in this full day workshop intensive with Kara Marie. Photographers will walk away with a finer trained artist’s eye, an elevated level of professionalism and ease with nude photography, and some incredible images. 

Train Like my Associates- Shoot to Sell

Instructor/ Host: Jennifer Smith

March 2, 2024: The entire posing flow for 5K sales: How to achieve diversity when shooting, posing nuances that make all the difference, how to direct clinically and professionally while still coaching for emotion and passion. Bonus for WPPI/TPM members: Free download of my 5K average investment menu.


Instructor/ Host: Amber Henry & Sean Lara

March 2, 2024: Topics covered will include getting set up for one light to create a huge impact, the perfect gear choice and how to easily combine them into your current equipment base, how and when to use lighting to create drama and mood, adding gels for a punch of color, how to add in multiple lights, posing your client for optimal lighting perfection, and so much more. Sean and Amber will be your guides and leave time for one-on-one instruction as well as shooting opportunities with our Vegas models.

Boudoir Vision 2024

Instructor/ Host: Shawn Black

March 2, 2024: A full day, fully loaded workshop to help you maximize your business planning and creative success for the coming year. This intimate workshop setting will use a sit-down and roll up your sleeves approach to designing your 2024 success – both business and creative – while boosting your confidence to slay 2024.

 Vegas Lake Bed Model Shootout

Instructor/ Host: Jennifer Smith

March 3, 2024: Shoot out will occur at the Jean Roach Dry Lake Bed. There will be Cirque Du Soleil/Circus Performers as well as male and female models. Jenn will be leading shoot outdoor bays.

Inclusive Senior Photography Photowalk

Instructor/ Host: Mary Vance

March, 4, 2024: Join lifestyle senior photographer, Mary Vance, for a fun and fast-paced photo session featuring a gender-fluid senior model. Learn how to converse and pose in an inclusive manner, embracing natural movement and subject comfort. You’ll leave the photowalk with portfolio-worthy images and a better understanding of the full range of experience you can provide your senior clients.

Rock That WPPI Photowalk 2024 

Instructor/ Host: Shawn Lee

March 6, 2024: Educational Professional Photowalk sponsored by Godox Global Lighting and Miller’s Professional Imaging given by Shawn Lee.

Build Your Business and Your Brand – The Masterclass

Instructor/ Host: Tammy Zurak

March 6, 2024: I have combed through my extensive decades long corporate experience, combined with the wealth of knowledge gained from the eleven years of owning and operating my portrait business, along with the valuable lessons learned from managing clients and mentoring others, to form the solid foundation needed to guide individuals’ step by step in building their own successful businesses and brands. I will teach everything I have learned to you in this class! It will run on special tiered pricing up to the event for TPM and WPPI attendees.

 Mastering Strobe & Natural Light

Instructor/ Host: Dino Mosley

March 6, 2024: Learn how to combine lighting like the pros!

Creative Maternity Photography Masterclass

Instructor/ Host: Marta Ponsko

March 8, 2024: I would like to welcome you to my colorful world of maternity photography. I will show you how to create vivid and magical images showing the power and beauty of maternity as well as timeless and elegant photos which will be cherished by your customers. This 1 day workshop will be focused on mastering styling, posing and lighting – all of which are crucial elements of successful maternity photoshoot.