2017 Spring Workshop is April 28th-30th

Announcing your "Destination for Photographic Inspiration"-Photo Extreme Spring Workshop-"Re-charged"! Back by popular demand, so come join us Friday, April 28th-Sunday, April 30th in Townsend, TN at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and enjoy some of the best photographic school instruction in the SOUTH with over 25 hours of instruction and a PPA MERIT awarded on Monday for PPA members! The class is OPEN to everyone, but a great bonus for PPA Members to earn a merit toward their PPA Master's Degree!

You will be inspired by the majestic scenery and have the time of your life with lots of "hands on" instruction and some great images to update your portfolio! Mark your calendar Now! You can't afford not to attend this event! The workshop will inspire you and teach you the skills you need to get the edge on your competition!

Instructional workshops and class time will be presented on lighting, macro and telephoto lens usage, nature and landscape photography, the ART of photography, on-location shoot with waterscapes, typeography, children and family portraiture Photoshop and Lightroom and pricing and marketing ideas.  Plus, our sponsor F/32 will be offering a Rental Program so you can rent lenses or some gear for each workshop!  From Sundown to sunrise, we have you covered!

We also have our NEW FOUR IMAGE 11x14 Collage Print Image Competition on Saturday!  You can receive state MERITS for winning images scoring over 80 and a half merit, that does not score First Place scoring 76-80. So, give it a try, you can't win or learn to better your skills as a photographer if you don't enter! Print rules will be posted soon! Registration for the entry fee is online.  Please register and pay for your entries ahead of time to prevent a delay at the workshop registration. If you enter FIVE entries you can get the sixth one FREE!  You can enter up to TEN entries!

Join us for a great event at the Tremont Resort and Lodge in beautiful Townsend, TN. You can check out more of the Resort on their Facebook Page. Call the lodge today and reserve your room as the rooms are expected to sell out for this weekend! Hotel group rate discount will be given thru March 15th, so register early!

Room rates go up after March 15th, so book early! Discounted room prices will be posted soon. Friday and Sat. rates will be higher than Sunday rates, so you will get a discount for Sunday night. 

Room Rates will increase 20 percent after March 15th, so call TODAY to save!  Make sure you use our GROUP RATE CODE when making your reservation and ask about the different room types available.  Suites with fireplaces and hot tubs are also available for an additional rate upon availability.

Ask for details by calling the Tremeont Lodge and Resort at (844)448-3200 or locally at (865)448-3200.  The lodge address is 7726 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway in Townsend, TN 37882. Visit the lodge website at http://www.tremontlodge.com

There are several great restaurants and local antique and art galleries to keep you busy for a few days extra, plus horseback riding, or for you fisherman-a great fly fishing store! Gatlingburg is also a short drive away! Load up the family, come early and join us in Townsend this April! Family members are always welcome at our social events and dinners, so please feel free to bring them along for all the FUN! Click on the About Townsend Icon to see what all is available for your family to do while you are in class or find something to do on Sunday during the FREE time!

                                TO REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP

Members use code tnppa2016, new attendees will receive a new passcode upon application for membership is completed.

To register, if you have never used this website before, you must first CREATE YOUR ACCOUNT.  Click on the upper right hand corner of the website where it says "SIGN IN", and follow the directions.  Members need to pay their annual membership payment first, Non-members should pay for the DAILY RATE, or JOIN as a member by saving by getting an ALL ACCESS membership PASS, then register.

To register, click on the Registration box under the Spring Workshop tab under the Events tab at the top of the website.  It will ask for an access code.  This code is provided in your email confirmation that is sent to you after your membership or daily workshop rate is paid.  For further assistance, you can always get friendly help by contacting Edward Foley, Spring Workshop Chairperson, at edward@edwardfoleyphotography.com.