Happy Monday, friends!

When Jordan was a little boy, he couldn’t wait for Christmas morning to come every year. Since he had three other siblings, instead of wrapping Christmas presents individually, the night before Christmas, his mom laid out all the gifts under the tree and covered them with a big sheet. Then, on Christmas morning, all four kids would wait not-so-patiently at the top of the stairs until they all had permission to come down and see the tree. Once all four pajama-clad little rascals trotted down the stairs and has a great view of the tree, she’d pull the sheet back and the Demos kids got to see ALL of their presents at once! AT ONCE. You can only imagine how big their eyes got and how much pure excitement coursed through their veins when the sheet was pulled back. Well, friends, it’s a little bit like Christmas morning at the Demos house around here today, because we’ve got THREE really exciting things to share with you, and instead of rolling them out one at a time this week, we’re pulling back the proverbial sheet so you can see them all at once! Mama Demos style! Here we go! Let stimulation overload begin in 3… 2… 1…

We’re celebrating:

1. The Launch of The International Academy of Wedding Photographers

Today is the official launch day! Last week, we were honored to announce that we were selected as one of six wedding photographers from North America to be instructors with the brand new International Academy of Wedding Photographers, an online school and certificate program with eight courses designed to empower wedding photographers with the core knowledge they need to succeed! The best part? You can do it all from the comfort of your own home! The second best part? The list of educators is out of this world!

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Chris Mortensen
Justin & Mary Marantz
Katelyn James
Matt & Carissa Kennedy
Montana Dennis

The last best part? The official launch is TODAY and YOU can win big, friends!

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Click here, enter your email address, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win an uh-mazing GRAND PRIZE valued at $7,500 and a HUGE discount if you’re one of the FIRST 50 people to register!

Early Bird Registration
50% Off for the 1st 50 People
*Must be signed-up for the Academy’s newsletter

General Public Registration
Monday, February 23

2. UNITED 2015 Tickets on Sale TOMORROW!

We’re SO excited to be speaking at the UNITED conference this October! It’s in our hometown of Scottsdale, Arizona and we REALLY hope you’ll join us! The conference is open to ALL! Click here to get more information on where to sign up so you can get tickets before they’re all gone!

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3. WPPI is NEXT Week!

We couldn’t be more excited to be speaking at WPPI for the first time next week! Tickets to our class are ALMOST sold out, so make sure to grab yours before there aren’t any left! We can’t wait to empower more photographers with simple, practical tools to get their work published in 2015!

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Get Published in 5 Simple Steps
with Amy & Jordan
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Room 205

Register HERE!

In this jam-packed two hours we’ll break down step-by-step how we went from ZERO publications in 2012 and setting a goal of getting published once in 2013, to getting published FIFTEEN times that year and how YOU can, too! We’ll cover everything from how to shoot with an editorial eye and submit your work to national blogs and magazines, to booking more weddings doing it! We traveled the country last year empowering photographers with this content, and the feedback has been so encouraging! Photographers who never had their work published before are finding huge success applying what they’ve learned in our class, and we even heard from one photographer who went from ZERO publications to TWENTY FIVE in only six months! YESSSS!! How incredible is that?! This is the stuff we thrive on! We’re so excited to help a new class of photographers get their work featured!

Anddddd, there’s more, friends! This is extra fun! Courtesy of Showit, everyone who signs up for the class will also get special access to a backstage pass with us at the MGM immediately following our class for a meet and greet, extra Q&A, and time in community! We’re so excited to be able to offer a two-hour class and a VIP backstage pass at such a special, one-time WPPI rate of $89 ($59 for WPPI members). Right now, we don’t have plans to teach this class anywhere else this year, so if you’ve been wanting to see it, this might be your only chance in 2015! We can’t wait to see you there!

Showit Backstage Pass
with Amy & Jordan
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
10:30 a.m. at the MGM

Register HERE!


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