Professional vs. Profound
Monday, October 23rd
Wyndham Philadelphia Bucks County Hotel
PPA Members may receive a Continuing Education Merit for attending. Program is free for GPPDV members. Guests and non-members may attend for $69. Register using the online form at the bottom of this page.
As the most awarded photographer and first Grand Master of WPPI, Jerry Ghionis will be showing you countless ways to rise up above your competition.
Anyone can be professional but what makes you profound and be noticed by your desired audience?
This will be one of those seminars that if you blink you might miss a life changing tip or trick that could change the destiny of your career.
With over 24 years of experience as a photographer and over 17 years teaching, Jerry is a rarity in the industry as someone who has remained at the top of his game since he started who remains relevant and a master of reinvention.
Jerry will teach you how to see the world differently and complete your vision with incredible lighting, posing and communication techniques that will take you and your work to the next level. He will also share some of his album sales strategies that will increase your sales to figures you’ve only dreamed of! You will be inspired, educated and entertained by one of the industries brightest stars.
About Jerry Ghionis
Widely regarded as one of the top five best wedding photographers in the world, Jerry Ghionis is based in Beverly Hills, California and Melbourne, Australia and travels frequently on international photography assignments and speaking engagements. With the flair of a fashion designer and the ingenuity of an architect, his style can be described where vintage glamour meets contemporary fashion. Renowned for his creativity, he not only has the ability to capture natural magic on a wedding day but he creates magic of his own. His love and empathy for people creates powerful visual storytelling. With the innate ability to make everyone look and feel beautiful in front of his camera, Jerry’s images are often simple yet a complex blend of soul, drama, imagination and technical skill. Whether he is shooting a glamour session, lifestyle portrait or boudoir beauty, Jerry has the ability to bring out the best in any situation.
A Nikon USA Ambassador, Jerry was named in the first ever list of Top Ten Wedding Photographers in the World by American Photo Magazine. Grand Master of WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photographers International) and the most awarded photographer of that organization, Jerry has won their International Wedding Album of the Year Award for eight times among his long list of accolades and WPPI also included Jerry in their Top Five Wedding Photographers in the World. Jerry has won the AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photography) Victorian Wedding Photographer of the Year for 3 times and was also named as the 2011 Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year and the 2016 Australian Fashion Photographer of the Year. For four times Jerry has achieved the PPA (Professional Photographers of America) Diamond Level Photographer of the Year Award. In 2009 Jerry won the SWPP (Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers) Photographer of the Year Award among 10 major awards. In 2011 Jerry was named by PDN Magazine as one of the top photography workshop instructors in the world. In 2014, Jerry received a United Nations IPC (International Photography Community) Photography Leadership Award.
As a photographer, educator, public speaker, inventor and philanthropist, his experience traveling the world and perspective on the industry makes him an invaluable source of knowledge, experience and wisdom.
GPPDV members may attend this program FREE as part of your membership. Pre-registration is not required.
Guests and non-members may attend for $69. Guests who are PPA members are eligible to receive 1 PPA continuing education merit for attending. Guests and non-members may register and pay using the secure form below: