PPLA Presents its Spring Seminar 2018 at L’Auberge Casino Lake Charles
777 Avenue Lake Charles, La. 70601
Sunday April 8 thru Monday April , 2018.

Special Hotel Rate of $119 per night. To book your room call 866-580-7444 or visit www.mylauberge.com. Reference Code: SPPL18.

Register For Spring Seminar Now

Schedule of Events

Schedule and programs subject to change.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

8am – noon
Mark McCall M. Photog, M. Artist, Cr., CPP – Competition Boot Camp
“Absolutely nothing will raise the level of your work faster and more completely than entering into Print Competition”.
“Entering Print Competition gives you more confidence when shooting for clients”.
“Commentary from Jurors are like gold, a literal verbal road map to creating superior images”.
“We learn nothing from good images. We learn from the bad ones”.

Read More about Mark and his program.


noon – 1pm Lunch on your Own. Jury Charge and Judges Lunch

Digital Photographic Compeitition

1pm – 4pm
Digital Photographic Competition
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Jury Chair – James Byron- M. Photog, Cr., CPP, API, F-PPLA www.laportraitgallery.com
Judge – Yvette Ponthier M. Photog, Cr, CPP, ABI www.neworleanseventphotography.com
Judge – Mark McCall M. Photog, M. Artist, Cr., CPP www.mccallsstudio.com
Judge – Ed Broussard M. Photog, Cr. CPP www.edbroussard.com

4pm – 6pm Trade Show (Vendors TBA)

6pm – 7pm Dinner on your own

7:30pm – 9pm Awards Ceremony, announce Mentor Auction Winners and Judges Critiques. Round Table Discussions (Speakers up at Front Answering Questions)

Mentor Auction
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Ralph Romaguera, Sr. – M.Photog.,Hon. M. Photog., Cr., CPP, API, F-ASP www.romaguera.com/
Terri Eddington –  M. Photog, Cr, CPP, ABI www.legacyphotographyllc.om
James Whigham – M. Photog, CPP  www.jwpstudio.net/
Sherry Owens – M. Photog, CPP http://sherryowensphotography.com/
James Johnston – CPP www.lightwriterphoto.com

Monday, April 9, 2018

9am – noon
David Hakamaki Cr. Photog. Chasing (and Capturing) the Elusive HS Senior Market
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Noon – 3:30pm    Board of Director Meeting

Noon – 3:30pm Board of Director Meeting