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Robert Evans: The Power of Simple

  • 01/09/2023
  • 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn & Suites St. Paul NE - 8511 Hudson Blvd, Lake Elmo, MN 55042


  • If you are a current member of TCPPA please login to the website to register for free as part of your membership.

Registration open 12/13/2022 - 1/6/2023

Robert Evans • Minnetonka, Minnesota • robertevansimagery.com

In this training, Robert will give you a backstory of his exciting and successful photography career photographing some of the biggest celebrity weddings and private events of our time and how he put his time in as he waded through the muddy waters to get those gigs.

You'll learn Robert's top tips for wedding photography, portrait photography, and sports photography on how to become a better photographer and more efficient in your workflow by keeping things simple. You'll see a variety of work from his past to the present, as well as his evolution as a photographer who has supported himself and his family one hundred percent on photography from the age of eighteen.

Robert says of his career, "it's a little luck and skill" though he has worked hard over the years and persevered through lots of change to get where he is today. He will show how he sees the world through his camera and how he simplifies images to make them more powerful and standout.

Key Takeaways:
1. See the images you capture with your camera in a more transparent, more simplistic way.
2. Simple lighting techniques with natural light, strobe, or constant light.
3. Inspire you to fine more joy in your photography, cut down on your workflow practices, and give you more free time to focus on other people and things in your life.
4. Post-shoot workflow to reduce post-production time and make you more efficient.
5. Sales tips on how to sell albums, how to design books and host images.
6. Tips and tricks on how to save money on even the basic things we need as photographers, like computer cables, audio cords, HDMI, and more, right here locally, in the Twin Cities.

Robert Evans photographed his first wedding in January 1989, using a medium-format Hasselblad film camera. He started off in the photography business by working at a color lab in Hollywood. He then worked for three studios as an in-house photographer, before opening his own studio in Los Angeles in 1994.

Robert has photographed over 1,000 weddings to date-many here in the United States, and many more abroad, at beautiful destination wedding locations around the world.

In 2013, Robert Evans was invited by Sony to become a "Sony Artisan of Imagery" - one of a small handful of photographers who Sony recognizes as the best photographers in their field. Robert Evans is one the most highly acclaimed wedding photographers in the world. His personal humility, positivity, and dedication to his craft set him apart as a once-in-a-generation photographer.

Over the last 30 years, Robert has documented hundreds of weddings worldwide and created iconic imagery that has graced the covers of countless national and international publications across the globe.

Robert had the honor of being selected to give a TedTalk in 2011.

The growing list of recognizable personalities in the film, music, and business worlds who have sough out Robert to photographer their weddings and private events include, country singer, Jason Aldean, Nine Inch Nails frontman, Trent Reznor, Blake Shelton, and Miranda Lambert, Shania Twain, Marissa Mayer, and Zachary Bogue, celebrity wedding planner Preston Bailey, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, actors, Ioan Gruffudd and Alice Evans, American singer-songwriter, Anastacia, Duff Mckagan, of Guns N'Roses, 90210 star Ian Ziering, Jim Carrey, Jenny McCarthy, Christina Aguilera, Amy Sherman-Palladino, executive producer of Gilmore Girls, actor Kevin Weisman, Andrea Barber, Kimmy on Fully House, and Twitter Executive Chairman, Omid Kordestani.

Robert has also photographed family weddings for the children of jazz great Miles Davis, comedian Bob Newhart, actor Norman Fell, and Motown legend Smokey Robinson.

Robert's photography has been showcased on television on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Extra, MTV, CNN, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and many more... His images have graced the covers and been featured in the content of publications inclding USA Today, People magazine, US Weekly magazine, HELLO! magazine, Playboy magazine, OK! magazine, Life&Style Weekly, In Touch magazines, Martha Stewart Living magazine, Inside Weddings, and Grace Ormonde Wedding Style magazine and on the internet in a multitude of media outlets and publications across the globe.

Schedule of Event:
3:30-4:00 Registration and Member Q&A (Submit your Member Q&A questions here: https://forms.gle/4JX4Qaa2EnjSsQ6PA)
4:00-4:05 TCPPA Updates
4:05-8:00 Presentation (1-15 minute break)

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