PTO announce a new speaker

Photo Training Overseas are delighted to announce a further speaker to join there already fantastic line-up for Madeira next January 29 – February 5, 2018.

Michele SinclairMichele Sinclair, one of Scotland’s finest new born photographers will conduct a seminar on how she achieves her beautiful award winning images, her presentation will cover her methods, philosophies and safety aspects of this extremely popular genre of professional photography.

Joining Michele will be Paul Fowler on how to run a successful social studio, in these difficult trading times; Saraya Cortaville on environmental people pictures; Brett Florens on sensational striking wedding images; Sean Conboy a master of lighting and perspective control for architectural work; Stu Williamson an outstandingly creative portrait photographer with studios in both Dubai and the UK: Ray Lowe the ‘Godfather’ of social photography on selling and marketing methods in social photography to drive people into your studio; Guy Gowan the Guru of Photo Shop, will answer all your questions on his specialist subject; Gerry Coe a highly successful creator of iphone imagery, for which he holds the only UK Fellowship in this subject; John Young former picture editor of the Glasgow Herald who is now an outstanding media photographer who uses creative outdoor lighting to enhance his images.

In addition to all of this PTO hold some great photo competitions: Photo Art Competition open to all delegates with a great prize to the winner. Press & PR competition again delegates are invited to participate taking images that best depict a PTO event, another fabulous prize to the winning folio author. Then there is the annual Digital Photo Competition, submissions are made in the UK where the 30 finalists are pre-judged in the UK then printed to a consistent high standard at 20”x16” by our laboratory sponsor Loxley Colour who then take out the prints to Madeira for the final judging after a critique of all submitted images.

And if that is not enough to convince you this is the place to be next January then, how about winning a great FUJIFILM X100F Camera value £1249 this beauty will be available in a simple name draw; all you have to do is use one of the many FUJIFILM cameras being taken out to Madeira for you to use. On the final training day there will be a fantastic Super Class conducted by Soraya Cortaville in the local town of Funchal shooting Street and People photography with the exciting range of Fujifilm cameras. Models will be available and the event will be supported by some superb sponsoring companies.

This unique training course now in its thirty first year is available with a £60 booking deposit. All you need do is download a booking form off the PTO website at www.pto-uk.com and follow the booking instructions. PTO has gained an enviable reputation for outstanding value for money events held in top class hotels, where they create family atmosphere for everyone who attends and is involved in the exceptional networking and camaraderie; which isa a feature of a PTO event.