Sponsored By: American Color Imaging
Lisa A Crayford is a published author and photographer. Her images have been featured on the cover of Red Power and in the Professional Photographer magazine. Her book, Waterfalls of Minnesota was released in 2016. Lisa owns and operates Country Gallery Photography Studio and has been in business since 1999. She's had a camera in hand since age 11 and joined PPA in 1992 during her first year in college.
Lisa's program, "Fuel Your Business with Sports Revenue" will recharge many studios that want to grow their business more every year. As a professional photographer, Lisa actively photographs seniors, families, pets, newborns, children and business portraits along with doing multiple dance studios, sports teams, preschools and charity events.
Her goal is to give attendees meat and potatoes tips and ideas to take back to their studios so they can start making more money. Along with lots of bread and butter, she'll discuss how to build a bigger, better and more profitable studio.
Lisa's degrees include the prestigious Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman. She is an Approved Business Instructor and has her Certificate of Business Management with PPA. Lisa has been Certified by the Professional Photographers of America since 1997. In her home state of Minnesota she has earned the Accredited, Fellowship and Service degrees.
She is a mom to two teenage daughters, 2 dogs and 1 orange tabby cat....and has had the same husband since 1994. They reside on 170 acres in the country in a town with no zip code in central Minnesota. Her studio gathers clients from a 60 mile radius while some do make the drive from surrounding states.