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4305-0041 PPOC-Manitoba Event: Spring in the City


May 15


10:00 am - 04:00 pm

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290 McDermot Ave

290 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0T2

Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3B 0T2

Join us in person as PPOC Manitoba hosts a FREE photography skills presentation ! Limited seating available.

Join us in person as PPOC Manitoba hosts a FREE photography skills presentation ! Seven AMAZING Manitoba photographers presenting on seven different topics with a Q&A following each session. TWO DOORS PRIZES to give away!

Street Parking – DOORS OPEN at 9:45AM at 290 McDermot Ave in the Exchange District (locked but someone will be there to allow attendees in)

Seating is LIMITED to 50 people therefore walk-ins will not be permitted


Rodney Braun, MPA F.Ph – Travel Photography & Tips – Learn how to plan your trips and research your destination, using your equipment and lenses to take captivating shots. Going from burnt out to inspired by traveling and photographing the beauty of the amazing natural world around us

Kim Downie, MPA, F.Ph. Commercial Photography. Come and learn what makes an image “Commercial” as she discusses the ins and outs of commercial photography and how to sell product through your images.

11:10 – COFFEE BREAK, mingle and meet the photographers (coffee provided) and the first door prize is given away!

Don’s Photo – A hello from our friendly neighborhood printing company and faithful sponsor to PPOC MB.

Jean-Pierre Parenty Journey to Churchill . Only a one-hour flight north of Winnipeg, Churchill, the Polar Bear Capital of the world, is one of the most amazing wildlife experience in the world. Yet, very few Winnipeggers have been there. WARNING – attending this presentation will make you want to go to Churchill next fall.

12:50 – LUNCH – Dominio’s Pizza & Pop provided for $10/per person OR bring your own (Must purchase lunch ticket in advance)

Kayla GordonStreet Photography, tips on how to approach people – Learn from a long time theatre veteran and accredited Street Photographer Kayla as she gives us her 10 top tips to approaching people on the street in order to create impactful portraits.

Fred Elcheshen, MPA F.Ph The Fine Art of People Posing . Join us with Master photographer with 12 National Accreditations and a 5 time Manitoba Photographer of the Year for a live demonstration of masculine and feminine posing as well as tips on clothing consultations.

Sabrina, Pawparazzi Pet Photography Pet Photography 101. The essentials to create a positive experience during a photo shoot for the pets and the people they love, with tips and tricks on how to work with different personality types during the session.

2:55 COFFEE BREAK, mingle and meet the photographers (coffee provided) and the second door prize is given away!

Mark Bilash, MPA – Balancing Ambient with Strobe Lighting . Be part of a live demo presentation and learn how to balance ambient light with strobe lighting to create properly exposed subjects and backgrounds.

If you’re UNABLE to attend for any reason, please cancel your ticket as seating is limited to 50 people.

COVID Precautions – Please stay home/cancel your ticket if you’re feeling unwell. Hand sanitizer will be available to use in the studio, seating will be limited and spaced out.

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