What do your clients really want? Just ask them and they might not be able to explain what they want but they will certainly tell you what they don’t want. JB & DeEtte Sallee have 13 years under their belt and the duo will share what they have learned works and more importantly does NOT work.
Come be inspired by JB & DeEtte and learn how to set yourself apart with products, price yourself to grow, wow your clients every time and be know in your area for your priceless photography art!
What can you expect from this presentation?
• Learn how to book Destination weddings and Sessions. • Gain knowledge on how to master off camera lighting in any situation and learn how to use a variety of light modifiers to make your client look fabulous. • How to get clients and more importantly keep your great clients for life- Sallee Client for Life Program • Paint with Light (Hands on lighting demonstrations.) • Surprise your clients with amazing products and they will never ask for the CD. • Try something different - Just a few the Sallee’s favorite tricks to impress their clients. • Price yourself to not be a “Starving Artist." • ***Golden Nugget*** Never sell a “CD” of images EVER AGAIN yet still keep your clients bragging about your services!!
About JB & DeEtte:
JB Sallee and his wife DeEtte are based in Dallas, TX. Together they own and operate Sallee Photography (www.SalleePhotography.com), the most award winning wedding studio in Texas. Since 2002, JB & DeEtte have worked as an effective team and have traveled the globe photographing weddings and portrait sessions. Some of their favorite destination locations have been, St. Lucia, St. Martin, Estes Park, CO., San Francisco, CA., so cal, CA., Tucson, AZ., Taos, NM., Marfa, TX., Destin, FL., NYC, Maui, HI. Lake Tahoe, CA., Mexico, Germany, Canada and Italy. JB’s most memorable spot to ever photograph a client was the Olympic Peninsula, WA where he took his first ever “Selfie” (Pictured above)
As Kodak Ambassadors, JB & DeEtte believe in the importance of selling portraits and albums to their clients and have toured the U.S. 5 times helping to educate other professional photographers looking to do the same. Recently, the couple have taken a short break from speaking and sharing to welcome their third daughter into the world and they strive to raise three outstanding little humans.
"The most rewarding aspect of my personal life is my family and I am honored to be involved in my children's lives and share what I have learned and watch them grow to be the best they can be. The most rewarding aspect of my professional life is giving back and mentoring others. I am honored to be a part of the WPPI family and share what I have learned and watch others grow to be the best they can be."
As the recipient of the first ever Hy Shennin Memorial Scholarship in 2003, JB understands the importance of continuous education and knows he would not be where he is today without the benevolent help of the WPPI family and all that it represents. He has been involved in WPPI and PPA print competition as an entrant for the past 12 years and a judge for WPPI for 6 years.
In 2016 the Sallees' have won the following Regional and International awards…
Grand Master of WPPI (JB is the 2nd most awarded photographer in WPPI history) Double Master of WPP (DeEtte is the 6th most awarded female photographer in WPPI history) 2016 Platinum Photographer of the Year PPA 1st Place GIA award for Wedding (PPA) 2nd Place GIA award for Wedding (PPA) 3rd Place Wedding Contemporary (WPPI) 1st place Non Event Album (SWPPA) 1st place Wedding (SWPPA)
JB and DeEtte have also won the coveted WPPI Grand Award with one of their wedding albums, along with (4) 1st Place 16x20 prints, (4) 2nd Place 16x20 prints, (3) 3rd Place 16x20 prints, (2) Kodak Gallery Elite Awards, (12) Kodak Gallery Awards & (9) Fuji Masterpiece Awards. As the 2nd most awarded photographer of WPPI and holding the title of “Grand Master" of WPPI, JB prides himself in quality of imagery and the stories they tell.
If you would like to follow the Sallees' in their business endeavors and view their most recent client work, here is a link to their Sallee Photography business page on Facebook: www.facebook.com/SalleePhotography