Don and Dee Knop of Knop Photography, Inc. in Ida Grove attended the Certified Professional Photographers of Iowa retreat in Savannah, Ga. recently.
Approximately 25 certified professional photographers and their spouses from the state of Iowa made the trip. While in the Savannah area, the group spent two days on continued education, visited the Savannah College of Arts, toured several art galleries and photography studios. The rest of the time was spent photographing the sites of Savannah.
"Fuzzy" and Shirly Duenkel of West Bend, Wis. gave a one-day program on high school senior photography. Shirly started the day with a quick demonstration on makeup. "Fuzzy" led a photo safari for the rest of the day. He demonstrated posing, lighting, film types and marketing.
Gary Box of Sapulpa, Okla. was the main program speaker on the second day. He covered advertising strategies, digital technology, marketing to high school seniors, along with the newest and latest trends.