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Michael Mowbray: Are LED Lights in Your Future? What You Need to Know

  • 04/17/2023
  • 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn & Suites St. Paul NE - 8511 Hudson Blvd, Lake Elmo, MN 55042


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Registration open 1/9/2023 - 4/14/2023

Michael Mowbray, M. Photog, Cr. • 
DeForest, Wisconsin • michaelmowbray.com

In this program Michael makes the case for why LEDs are now finally a viable option for most studio portraits. Learn about the confluence of the three major factors that make them viable: Color, Power and Cost. Michael breaks down the LED options and what you need to look for when purchasing LED lighting for your studio. He explores the pros and cons of LEDs, and what types of portraiture LEDs work best for. 

Key take-aways: 
1) If LEDs should have a place in their lighting kit.
2) The best practices for using LEDs.
3) How to easily incorporate color with the latest in RGB LED technology.

Master photographer, author, teacher, IPC juror, podcaster, and entrepreneur, Michael Mowbray is deeply involved in all aspects of the photography industry. His DeForest, Wisconsin-based studio focuses on seniors, headshots and commercial photography, while his MoLight brand of lighting equipment has quickly become a leading reseller of Godox flashes and MoLight's own unique lighting products. Michael is the author of the popular photography book Shoot to Thrill and The Speedlight Studio (Amerherst Media). He is in demand on the speaking circuit with his programs on Headshots, Lighting, and Business.

Since opening Beautiful Portraits by Michael in 2001, Michael Mowbray has gone on to win many awards for his portraiture and was named a medalist in the PPA International Photographic Competition in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2018, 2019, and 2021. He has had the highest scoring wedding portrait in Wisconsin eight times. He has won the prestigious Kodak Gallery Award five times, and the Fuji Masterpiece Award for Outstanding Wedding Portraiture three times. Michael has also been named one of the Top 10 photographer sin Wisconsin multiple time and "Best of Madison" by readers of Madison Magazine.

Michael gives back to the photographic community by sharing his expertise in classes, seminars, education videos, and by hosting the "Photo Happy Hour" podcast with Dan Frievalt and Carl Caylor, and his own podcast "Monday Morning Cup of Mo" 

Schedule of Event:
3:30-4:00 Registration and Member Q&A
4:00-4:05 TCPPA Updates
4:05-8:00 Presentation (1-15 minute break)

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