Sue Bryce Education (SBE) announces new name, membership features, photography classes and in-person conference for 2022

PHOENIX, AZ / ACCESSWIRE / January 12, 2022 / It is not often that an industry experiences a profound impact that an organization can have on its members. But in 2015, Sue Bryce Education was formed and portrait photographers around the world suddenly became the beneficiaries of an organization that offered comprehensive online and in-person training, as well as a community of like-minded professionals who offered support, knowledge sharing and camaraderie. Today, that same passion for photography, education and the community continues to thrive and evolve under its new nickname, “The Portrait System”. The new title embodies the true essence of the platform – a complete system that helps photographers turn their passion and creativity into a successful business while providing the tools to develop a work / work balance. life that is realistic and appropriate.

Consisting of four main properties, including online education membership; The Portrait Masters online store; The Masters of Portrait Awards; and the Portrait Masters conference (in person), “The Portrait System” provides a comprehensive and immersive learning experience for its members.

“The Portrait System” community engagement, refined member benefits and tiered award structure will collectively make 2022 a landmark year for portrait photographers around the world. The advantages include:

  • New courses from today’s most respected photographers and instructors, including Sue Bryce
  • Public access to the Portrait Masters Awards program
  • Confirmation that the Portrait Masters conference will be live and in person

“The Portrait System provides a unique, innovative, community-based ecosystem where photographers can learn the creative and business aspects of photography from the courses I teach, as well as other renowned photographers and instructors,” says Sue Bryce. , co-founder of The Portrait System and the Masters of Portrait. “Our new flexible membership levels give more people the opportunity to start the business of their dreams and be part of this community of mentors and peers. Existing members will continue to enjoy all of the current benefits of TPS, as well as new educational content and business tools, ”added Bryce.

New and extended membership features

“The Portrait System” recognizes that one size does not fit all, which is why it will now offer three annual membership levels, including Beginner ($ 149), Professional ($ 399) or Premium ($ 699) depending on the level of expertise and the personality of the photographer. need. In addition, photographers with a Professional or Premium membership will receive a free pass to the Wedding and Portrait Photographer’s International (WPPI) conference scheduled from February 27 to March 3 in Las Vegas (valued at $ 249). All members in attendance will also be invited to a special members-only networking event with Sue Bryce and other community members during the conference.

In addition to member pricing options, The Portrait System has added several new, extremely useful tools to help photographers properly price photo packages, grow their business, and other useful features, including:

  • The Price Calculator – An interactive tool that helps photographers determine the price of their packages for clients
  • New Content – The Portrait System is delighted to announce the addition of new weekly videos to its platform to further enhance and enhance the educational experience.
  • Studio Startup Tracker – A comprehensive, interactive to-do list that includes all the imaginable tasks or actions needed to build a profitable photography business
  • Sample Photography Contract and Release Form for Business-to-Business and Business-to-Client Activities
  • Posing Masterclass – Led by Sue Bryce and available to all members through The Portrait Masters store, this comprehensive tutorial demonstrates dozens of creative and flattering ways to pose your subjects
  • Product and Service Discounts – A dedicated page with exclusive discounts on relevant products and services is available

The portrait masters shop

The TPM store is the perfect place to learn from the big names in the industry teaching some of the most popular subjects, including portrait sub-themes, like boudoir and creative style. Members can buy and own to watch as many times as needed the courses and deep dives that best suit their style of photography.

Several new courses have been added for 2022, including Nikki Closser’s Personal Branding Course, Richard Woods’ The Imagination Series, and Ashleigh Taylor will be teaching two separate courses on how to generate income using Facebook and Instagram. Together, The Portrait System and The Portrait Masters Store have become the proverbial one-two punch of online photography education.

The portrait masters conference – live and in person!

For the first time since 2019, The Portrait Masters Conference will be live and in person. While specific details, including date and location, have not been finalized, the conference will be held during the second half of 2022. In order to continue its tradition of education in an intimate learning environment, a limited number of tickets will be sold at The Portrait Masters Conference to ensure that attendees receive the most intense professional training and education available outside of a traditional classroom setting. Interactive learning is the cornerstone of the conference and attendees will be able to participate in a series of photo bays, open sessions and guided photo walks. They will also see the latest photo equipment from manufacturers in the industry who will be on hand to demonstrate and answer questions.

“We’re back, we’re new and we’re excited for 2022! Exclaimed Sue Bryce. “This year’s conference will be an in-person learning experience and a celebration of friendships and community. The Portrait system is a prime example of how streaming technology has advanced online learning, but face-to-face gatherings, especially after a two-year hiatus, remain the form of communication and sharing. more efficient.

The Portrait Masters Awards… now open to the public!

For the first time, The Portrait System opened its Portrait Masters Awards (PMA) nominations to the public, giving non-members and their photographs access to a panel of acclaimed judges including Richard Wood, Susan Stripling, Tony Carter, Kevin Jairaaj and Nikki Closser, among others. Through PMAs, photographers can earn merit points towards accreditations, which can be used to market their brands and levels of expertise to potential clients and their local communities. Additionally, photographers can submit images in a variety of portrait categories including Kids, Boudoir, Pets, Maternity and others for a chance to win a top prize of $ 1,000 in each category and a prize. Grand Champion (best in show) for an additional $ 1,500.

In addition, the Portrait Masters Awards will host a new round of folio review sessions this year to provide photographers with invaluable input on the portfolios of a rotating roster of renowned photographers and instructors to help members continue. to develop and improve their art of photography.

“While The Portrait System and The Portrait Masters Store collectively provide the tools and techniques to learn the business and creative techniques of photography, the Portraits Masters Awards are the final phase of the learning process,” says Aaron Andersen, COO of The Portrait System. “This is the phase where you’ve applied everything you’ve learned to create an original work of art, then revised and refined it through creative reviews to get even closer to perfection. This is truly the ultimate example of “education”.

To learn more about The Portrait System, The Portrait Masters Store, Portrait Masters Conference, and The Portrait Masters Awards, visit our main website.

About the portrait system

The portrait system, Powered by Sue Bryce, is an online education platform and community for contemporary portraiture, connecting to photographers around the world through live broadcasts, videos, in-person workshops and the annual Boutique Conference The Portrait Masters, which hosts its Awards + Accreditation program. The Portrait System is part of Emerald, a leader in industry conferences, trade shows and interactive learning platforms.

About Emerald

Emerald’s talented and experienced team drives our clients’ businesses 365 days a year through connections, content and commerce. We develop the connections that generate new business opportunities, product discovery and relationships with over 140 annual events, matchmaking and lead generation services. We create content to make sure our clients are at the forefront of their industry and continually develop their skills. And we fuel the trade with efficient buying and selling throughout the year. We do all of this by seamlessly integrating in-person and digital platforms and channels. Emerald is immersed in the industries we serve and is committed to supporting the communities in which we operate. As true partners, we create experiences that inspire, amaze and deliver revolutionary results. For more information, please visit http // www.emeraldx.com /

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