Thursday, November 21, 20196:00 PM - 8:30 PMPort St. Lucie Botanical GardensOur end-of-the-year meeting to vote on new executive board members, review the bylaws, and share plans for the upcoming year. PLUS a Q&A with a panel of experts to assist you with your professional business development: Certified Public Accountant, Sales Tax Specialist, County Business Tax/Licensing, Business Attorney, Branding & Marketing Expert, Social Media Strategist
Thursday, September 26, 20196:00 PM - 8:30 PMPort St. Lucie Botanical GardensLearn how to stand out in an ever-growing social media market with digital entrepreneur Brandee Anthony, who opened her photography business out of college and has built it into a media agency. Brandee will cover social media content creation, digital marketing methods, how to get your work seen on social, and gaining clients from the online space.
Thursday, August 22, 20196:00 PM - 8:30 PMPort St. Lucie Botanical GardensErika Larsen is a photographer and multidisciplinary storyteller known for her essays documenting cultures that maintain close ties to nature. She is also a Fellow and Explorer with National Geographic Society. Erika will present on photography as a key element to storytelling, the exploration of personal themes and narratives, and long-form storytelling.
Thursday, July 25, 20196:00 PM - 8:30 PMPort St. Lucie Botanical GardensRenowned food and beverage photographer Libby Volgyes shows how she elevates food photography into art. Volgyes' iconic style and visual storytelling are highly sought after by chefs, restaurants, brands, and magazines. Sharing tips and stories from behind her shoots, she discusses her recent project, Faces of Food, currently exhibiting on a global tour.
Thursday, June 27, 20196:00 PM - 8:30 PMPort St. Lucie Botanical GardensMatt Stock combines photography and science to create hyper-realistic nighttime photographs using his innovative techniques of Painting with Light in the Dark®. Featuring "Abandoned Vehicles of the Everglades," Matt shares his discoveries and misadventures on his search for lost vehicles that have merged with the surrounding flora and fauna.
Thursday, May 23, 20196:00 PM - 8:30 PMPort St. Lucie Botanical GardensMeggan "The Baby Whisperer" will share her complete workflow process from initial phone call to final sale. She will cover tips & tricks to safely posing newborns, capturing sleepy smiles, and photographing poses that sell every time with a live demo! She will discuss how to make money in newborn photography, and take you through preparing & presenting in-person sales.
Thursday, April 26, 20195:00 PM - 7:30 PMPort St. Lucie Botanical GardensJoin us for a hands-on, live demo workshop in an extension of our program "Designer Tips for a Successful Styled Shoot" with Kathy Peterson! Bring your cameras & capture fresh images for your portfolio. Learn set up, execution, lens selection, & posing techniques on 3 sets with custom backdrops, props, decor, models, & instructors. MEMBERS: $50 | NON-MEMBERS: $65
Thursday, April 25, 20196:00 PM - 8:30 PMPort St. Lucie Botanical GardensReady to Create the Perfect Styled Shoot?
Kathy will share tips & tricks for creating a beautiful styled shoot covering how-to’s from start to finish including planning, themes, concepts, team building, getting published and the creative process using easy steps to streamline the creative process.