Wall Portraits were once only for the rich and famous. Centuries ago everyone wanted to preserve their likeness for future generations and commissioned the best painters. Today through the art of photography everyone has the ability to have a wall portrait in his or her home.
Through years of perfecting his craft, Pepito has created a style and marketing plan that has made him one of the premier portrait photographers in his area. He will share with you all his experience in creating and developing the masterpiece wall portrait.
Learn how to fill the void left behind by the old portrait masters of Centuries ago. The emphasis will be on selling wall portraiture instead of just ordinary pictures.
Pepito will also discuss the ins-and-outs of his wall portrait business! Learn how to create a successful upscale, niche market, fine art portrait studio.
He will touch on all aspects of creating a Fine Art Masterpiece Portrait for home or office décor.
He will also discuss the key elements on how to establish a personal relationship with your clients that will assist you in creating and selling fine art wall portraiture.
By creating memorable images through his unique style of lighting, natural posing and personalized service, Pepito offers his client a work of art to be handed down from generation to generation.
” The Most important things in the world are not things at all, they are our relationships to one another.” Pepito
About the Artist…
Pepito is an award-winning portrait artist, who is world renowned for his burnished Sepia Portraits. His name is listed in the “Who’s Who in Professional Photographic Imaging.” Pepito was named 2004 and 2006 Photographer of the year by the Professional Photographers of America. In March 2005, by special invitation of the South Korean Government, his work was selected as part of an exhibition on Tour at the Imaging Asia Convention hosted by the Professional Photographers of Korea . In addition, he was also awarded the prestigious Fuji Masterpiece Award.
He is a PPA Master Photographer
and the recipient of The Florida Degree of Photographic Excellence
and The Florida Education Degree
Pepito is a sought after speaker, having presented his program “Enhancing the Art of Wall Portraiture” throughout the Southeastern United States.
Pepito presents 3 and 5 day hands on workshops in his Tampa Florida studio. His program is all about emerging yourself in a new way of thinking about cutting edge business, sales and marketing techniques in the art of wall portraiture. There is a lot of money to be made in the wall portrait home décor business.
He was successfully involved in commercial photography for many years before making the decision to specialize in the art of portraiture. His decision wasn’t a simple one. He studied under numerous portrait photographers in the U.S. and abroad. perfecting his photographic skills and attending various workshops and private sessions with the masters.
During the 1980’s Pepito served as station photographer for Public Broadcasting (PBS) affiliate WEDU in Tampa. Through this relationship he has photographed some of the greatest entertainers of our time, including Luciano Pavarotti, Tony Bennett, Steve Allen, Duke Ellington, Robert Urich, Amy Grant, Loretta Lynn, Vince Gill, and many others.
Professional Photographers of America
Southeast Professional Photographers Association
Florida Professional Photographers Association
Tampa Area Professional Photographers Association (Vice President ‘05)
Tampa Realistic Arts, Inc;