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Bruce and Josh Hudson

Our special guests for April are Bruce and Josh Hudson. This evening will cover both 17 different ways to light anything and 3 ways to promote your photography for ZERO $$$$$.

Being able to see & control light is one of the most challenging aspects of photography. Each lighting situation has its own set of problems to solve in order to create impactful images. Bruce has put a program together for NW Photo Lens that will demonstrate 17 different lighting scenarios & how to use the effectively. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from this 30 year professional! 

Getting the word out to the masses about your new photography business can seem overwhelming and expensive, but it doesn't have to be! Photography marketing guru Josh Hudson will share with you 3 simple and cost effective ways to market your new business! Topics covered will include:

• Professional Website - Get Noticed Online and Build credibility!

• Social Media - Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Pinterest & Instagram!

• Win-Win Marketing - Charity Auctions, Volunteer Opportunities, & More!

Spend an hour with Josh and take your new business to the next level!

Seattle area native Bruce Hudson holds a Master Craftsman Degree from the Professional Photographers of America and is one of only 40 photographers worldwide accepted for membership in the prestigious Camera Craftsmen of America Organization. He and his late wife Sue, started Hudson’s Portrait Design in 1982.

A much sought after speaker to professional photographic organizations, Bruce has lectured on behalf of Fuji Film USA and other industry leaders in nearly all 50 states, Canada, Puerto Rico and New Zealand.  He has been featured on KING 5’s “Evening Magazine” and his work is displayed in “Street of Dreams” homes and Epcot Center, Walt Disney World.

Bruce has photographed Presidents, Governors, as well as prominent sports figures like Randy Johnson, Omar Vizquel, Jeff Fassero and their families. He also is the personal photographer for nighttime radio personality Delilah and her family and most recently was hired to photograph financial guru Dave Ramsey on his visit to Seattle.

Bruce has photographed over 1200 weddings, tens of thousands of family, high school senior & business portraits, for his clients traveling from Kansas City to Hawaii, Scottsdale to Japan.

He is known for his unique way of capturing the true personalities of his clients with high impact photographs!

Josh Hudson literally grew up around the photography business and entrepreneurship. He was born in 1982 just 3 months after his Dad Bruce and his late Mom Sue Hudson started Hudson’s Photography With a degree in Political Science from Washington State University Josh’s path was heading straight towards law school. During the interim from undergraduate school Josh worked at the studio. This interim job quickly turned into a passion for the photography business and he has since never left!

Now, Josh manages the day to day operations and the marketing at his family’s studio, Hudson’s Portrait Design. He was also instrumental in creating new, highly effective niche brands for the business for high school seniors, commercial photography and video, and Hudson’s Photo Workshops photography classes. As a much sought after speaker, Josh has spoken to professional photographic groups in nearly all 50 states and Canada on behalf of industry leaders like H&H Color Lab, Marathon Press, Animoto, and many others. He is also a monthly columnist for, a frequent speaker for New York Times Best Selling Author Sarah Petty’s small business marketing web summits, and is co-founder of this educational website

His passion for helping photographers navigate the confusing and ever-changing realm of social media marketing comes through during every one of his exciting programs, websummits, and episodes of Photo Entrepreneur TV.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the masters!

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  • Ramona

    I had a very long day and was not able to stay for the whole thing, but enjoyed what I heard. Great lighting information. Thank you so much.

    April 9, 2014

  • Nat R.

    Incredibly useful information, both on light and too!

    April 8, 2014

  • Jan

    Friendly group. Superb speakers. Central location.

    April 8, 2014

  • Brett J.

    Excellent topic, solid and useful information. Thanks!

    April 8, 2014

  • GMak

    What a great "one-two punch!" Each segment was really interesting, informative and useful! (And the marketing segment was applicable to other things besides photography, too.) It was well presented and entertaining. You guys have it down! Thanks very much for sharing! Great stuff!

    April 8, 2014

  • Howard H

    Lots of good stuff!!!!

    April 8, 2014

  • Lori Davis- S.

    Thanks you guys, lots of great media and marketing information. Very sweet and knowledgeable guys.

    April 8, 2014

  • Penny

    Lots of great information, just wish there were hand outs since they rushed through the presentation so fast hard to keep up with notes. Thank you!

    April 8, 2014

  • LTen

    This meeting was jam-packed with great ideas! Thank you!!

    April 7, 2014

  • Carla C.

    Workload keeps me glued to my computer tonight. Bummed. Very sorry to miss it.

    April 7, 2014

  • Lori Davis- S.

    I would love to hear about setting up a "head shot" space with little natural light..

    April 7, 2014

  • Jeff L.

    looking forward to the presentation. their works are fantastic.

    April 1, 2014

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