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Darty Hines


Darty Hines Cr.Photog.

Saturday: September 10th

Sponsored by: H&H

How do you get your studio in front of the right clients in an overcrowded market? In today’s world of tweets, posts, likes and shares... sometimes it feels like an uphill battle to just get noticed. Marketing for photographers does not have to cause you stress. It can be done successfully with the right tools and a plan in place. This program will give you the tools, tips and advice to position yourself to be noticed in the crowd.

Topics include:

Social Media - The Do’s Don’ts and Never’s
Facebook - Are you chasing them away or pulling them in?
Advertising on Social Media - It’s not free anymore
Creating A Plan - How to get it done.
On-line presence - How dated is that website?
Don’t Tease Me - How to create buzz and pull them in.
Hash it out - #youmaybedoingitwrong
Direct Mail - The power of print
Squirrel! - How to use social media without distractions
Photography - The power behind your brand

Strategic Parteners - Aligning yourself with the right people, companies and brands

Some of his images.

Darty Hines is a professional photographer that has been in the industry for over 26 years working with several prestigious photographers including Larry Peters of Peters Photography and most recent, Colleen Gonsar of Colleen & Company for 18+ years. He has the experience and knowledge to keep him at the top of his field. He wears many hats in the industry including: photographer, graphic designer, marketing campaign manager, event planner and social media fanatic.

Darty has been a long time member of the Professional Photographers of America, PPA, has won numerous industry awards, currently on the speaking circuit and has always believed in quality education within the industry.

Darty and his wife Michele are also co-owners of the educational conference SYNC. They met during college at Ohio Institute of Photography in Dayton, OH where the chemistry was not just in the darkroom.  They married a few years after college graduation, had 3 beautiful daughters (Elise, Marissa and Samantha) and currently reside in Millersburg, Pennsylvania.