Join 4 time PPA Diamond level Photographer of the Year, Master and Craftsmen, Jerry Ghionis and WPPI’s most awarded photographer and first Grand Master. He will teach you how to add that finesse and next level of sophistication to your lighting, posing and overall finesse that will make your work truly shine. In his easy to understand and heartfelt inspirational stye, Jerry will break down the steps to understanding creative triggers that will spark your thought process giving you a system to follow when you’re under pressure and are struggling to come up with your next idea. You will be inspired, educated and entertained by one of the industry’s brightest stars.
How to relax your clients and evoke emotion
Your greatest asset when photographing people is your ability to connect with them. Few do this better than world renowned portrait, fashion and wedding photographer, Jerry Ghionis. He will teach you how to build trust and relax your clients so you can make them shine brighter than ever before! As a 25 year veteran of photographing people and teaching fellow photographers all over the world for over 18 years, Jerry is a master of communication. He will help you to effortlessly make your clients laugh, cry and hold their breath.
Widely regarded as one of best wedding photographers in the world, Jerry and his wife Melissa are based in Las Vegas, USA and Melbourne, Australia and travel frequently on international photography and speaking assignments.
Jerry is the most awarded photographer of the Wedding & Portrait Photographers International organization (WPPI) and became their first Grand Master. He was also included in their list of top five wedding photographers in the world. Jerry was also named by American Photo Magazine in their first list of top ten best wedding photographers in the world and was also given a United Nations Leadership Award by the International Photographic Council.
A Nikon Ambassador, Jerry was named the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) Fashion Photographer of the Year and represented the wedding and fashion industries in the landmark Nikon D850 camera campaign.
Named by PDN magazine as one of the top photography workshop instructors in the world, Jerry is also the inventor of the revolutionary Ice Light (a portable hand held LED light) and the world's first 15-in-1 reflector, the Omega Reflector. The Jerry Ghionis brand has become synonymous with excellence, mastery and innovation in the photography industry.