Monday, September 13, 2010

Quick Hit Monday:

Good Morning Everybody,

Detroit Week one of our CBTL 2010 tour [link] is behind us and we head out early today for Detroit, then over to Chicago, and complete the week in Minneapolis. We are expecting BIG crowds again in all three cities. Like some folks said last week, you get more words per minute coming at you from a Ziser Seminar than any other seminar ;~)

My personal thanks to everyone who came up to me last week, left  comments here at DPT, and emailed telling me how much they enjoyed the program.  Another special THANKS to all the volunteers who helped LaDawn last week. Thank you so much!

Hey gang, we need to hit the road early so let’s get to today’s post.

Someone Stealing Your Images

Copyright SymbolYou may be able to recover money from Copyright infringers.  I caught this article at PhotoFocus about a new service that does just that.  It’s called ImageRights Recovery Service.  You can read the whole story right here.

10 Tips for Polishing Up Your Blogs

Polishing For all you bloggers out there, I found this great article at Public Relations Matters right here on how to make your blogging efforts more effective.  Sure there are a lot of seasoned bloggers out there, but blogging is new to many people.  I think it is also a necessary puzzle piece in every photographers success formula.

This article really pinpoints the basics of getting your blog right and keeping it running smoothly. I feel this is definitely worth the read.

Lots Of Great Seminars Heading Your Way This Fall!

I’ll tell ya’, I have never seen so many great seminars and programs heading across the country this Fall.  Here is the quick list of some great educational opportunities you don’t want to miss.

PhotoFusion Revolution PhotoFusion Revolution [link]:  Presented by my buddy, Clay Blackmore, kicks off next Sunday in Irvine California.  I’ve known Clay for many years and have seen plenty of his programs. He packs a good wallop into every presentation he gives, and his new seminar series is no exception. 

This year’s program also touches heavily in DSLR HDSLR shooting. Clay has offered all DPT readers special pricing when you use promo code CBTL2010.  Check it out!

Westcott’s Top Pro Tour Kicks Off This Week!

Top Pro Tour2 That’s right, Westcott, makers of the best light modifiers and continuous lighting gear for the working pro hits the road in Newark, New Jersey this evening.

Westcott Top Pros tour features a different Pro in each city sharing their expertise in their field.  Yesterday, Rick Sammon kicked things off in Teaneck, New Jersey.  The tour heads to Long Island today with Joey Quintero presenting. You can get all the info right here.

WPPI Road Trip 2010

WPPI Road Trip2 WPPI Road Trip tour runs through the end of this month.  I’m hearing very good things about this tour.  They land in Washington, D.C. today. Your registration even includes a pass to WPPI convention next year SWEET!  All the dates and info can be found right here.

KPPA Worldwide Webcast Coming Your Way In 2 Weeks!

KPPA Webcast Logo Don’t miss this webcast [link]!  As part of my VP duties of the Kentucky Professional Photographers Association, I’ve asked three of the top pros, Matt McGraw on weddings, Nancy Emmerich on high school seniors, and Drake Busath on families to be part of the webcast [link] on September 24, 2010.

I’ll be hosting the 4 hour program and it should be both informative and entertaining.  An you know that if I’m involved, we are giving away doors prizes, lots of them – almost $2,000 worth! Registration cost is only $19.95 – folks, it doesn’t get any better than that!  You can get all the info and register right here. Hope to see you there.

Capturing The Elegance Of Wedding Photography

Frank Wilson ClassMy good friend, Frank Wilson just announced his 3 Day Wedding Workshop. The key theme:  Art Meets Business – this program is targeted to the aspiring pro all the way to the seasoned professional covering posing, lighting, business building, and more.  The workshop is a very reasonable $300 for three days.  Check out Frank’s site right here and hit the Photographers Tab for all the info.  Or contact Frank directly at for all the details.

And For A Little Monday Morning Inspiration


Hey gang, That’s it for me today.  Have a great one, and I’ll see ya’ in Detroit this evening.



  1. It says a lot to some of us who have been there.

  2. Good articles. One important thing I've read in articles about copyrights is that it's advisable to register one's works with the US Copyright Office. Not only does it provide excellent documentation, the articles indicate it also helps when pursuing the matter legally.

  3. Did you realize that the YouTube link to the video that follows after viewing the posted "inspirational" clip is for a condom commercial?
    Not exactly what I wanted to see here...