WPPI – Karen Carey and Mara Blom Schantz

Come see Karen & Mara at the ProDPI booth at WPPI – Booth 1319!

Monday, March 11th, 2013  @ Noon 

Check out our Speaker Schedule here!

Blog Collage-1362521617466Karen Carey and Mara Blom Schantz will present a complete makeover of a retail photography studio and owner, in “reality show” style format. This is a fresh new idea that will be honest and real in both presentation and presenters. Carey and Schantz are full-time studio owners who garner respect because of their unique styles and authentic personalities.This presentation will show the entire transformation documented on video of a photographer’s studio. It will highlight every aspect of the makeover, providing vital information on how to become a thriving studio. The transformation will be revealed on the 2013 WPPI Platform stage. The studio makeover team will utilize a host of experts including, a financial planner, an interior designer, a graphic artist and a social media consultant. They will overhaul the studio both externally and internally and will share the entire process with the WPPI audience. Currently, Carey and Schantz teach the THRIVE Workshop, born out of their sincere desire to help other photographers turn their struggling businesses into thriving studios, as well as their interest in raising the standards of excellence in the photography industry itself.

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