Learn How to Score High in Print Competitions at Imaging USA!


Learn How to Score High in Print Competitions at Imaging USA!

Join Christie Newell and Carl Caylor at Imaging USA in Atlanta for their pre-con session titled "Print Competition Madness", where you will be guided through the 12 elements of an merit image and learn exactly what judges look for in the International Photographic Competition!

There will be a mock judging, putting your images to the test. Your photos will be critiqued live, and you’ll learn what goes through a judge’s mind while reviewing photos. Knowing how to make your images more appealing will not only help you in competitions, but will also help you beat out local competition and wow your clients. This class takes place on January 18, 2019, from 9:00 am-5:00 pm.

Meet Christie Newell, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
Christie Newell has been passionate about photography since she started working in her mother’s studio, “Sonshine Portrait Design”, founded in 1977. The studio’s specialty is children and babies, and Christie strongly believes in getting to know her clients so that she can create a photo that represents them accurately and uniquely. Christie’s attention to detail and eye for lighting and design has kept clients coming back time after time.

Christie is on the Board of Directors and the International Photographic Competition Committee. She has won numerous awards including the Fuji Masterpiece Award, 5 Kodak Gallery awards, and many more. She’s been featured in the PPA International Loan Collection and she’s been named one of the top ten photographers in Illinois.

Contact Info
Web: sonshineportraitdesign.com
Facebook: SonshinePortraitDesign
Instagram: sonshinegirls

Meet Carl Caylor
Carl Caylor is a down-to-earth portrait photographer and photographic instructor, who has been professionally involved in the field of photography for over 25 years.  Carl is a Kodak Alaris Mentor, a Certified Professional Photographer, a Master Photographer, and a Craftsman with Professional Photographers of America. He is an International Affiliated Photographic Judge and has won numerous national awards for his photography. He has shared his passion with photographers coast to coast in the USA, Canada, Mexico, and Korea.

Carl is the author of the book, “Portraiture Unplugged”, a guide to natural light portraits, and is one of the most sought-after instructors in the country because of his hands-on coaching approach.

Contact Info
Web: photoimagesbycarl.net
Facebook: Photo Images by Carl

Christie Newell and Carl Caylor are two of the many amazing speakers you'll meet and learn from at Imaging USA 2019! Registration is open now at ImagingUSA.org/register, so take advantage of the early bird savings for tickets and your hotel.