The Connection Newsletter – March 2017

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March 2017 Our popular Photographic Pano Books come with many cover and paper options, now including a beautiful canvas texture paper! Click here to explore our Photographic Pano Books. Image by William Innes Photography


Table of Contents

 


Specials

March Specials


Album Special-Includes Gallery Lay-Flat, Economy & Leather Wraps! 30% off


2 for 1 Print Special

April Specials


Jewelry 20% off

Press Cards 25% off

May Specials


Photographic Pano Books 25% off

Metal Prints 25% off

hhstudio updates

We continue to update our product line, including the recent changes and additions to hhstudio software:

New Album Covers

Albums/Guest Books/Panos
We added cover colors Pearl Pewter-Premium Leather and Charcoal Croc-Embossed Exotic. In our album line, we added multiple cameos to the 11×14 and 14×11 Leather Albums. We also removed Twill and Chevron cover materials from our Album and Photographic Pano Book line up.


Embossed Exotic Charcoal Croc

Pearl Pewter Premium Leather

Jewelry

With jewelry, we have our classic line that contains our standard pewter and sterling silver pendants, charms and necklaces. These are very popular and we maintain these items for longer periods of time – as long as they are requested by customers.

We also carry a “trending” line – because styles and trends change. This gives our customers new and fresh pieces to offer their customers…to help keep their jewelry line current. Examples of the “trending” style of jewelry would be our Leather collections. While these items may be added or retired, we generally offer these “trending” pieces for one or more years, based on demand.

With that, we have retired the Ferggi and Jordan Necklaces as well as the Round Christmas Ornament. We also recently retired our Claire Leather Wrap Bracelet, and the Claire Leather Cuff Bracelet. Our new Teri Trio Bracelet was added to software last month.


New Products

New Canvas Paper for Photographic Pano Books

Our popular Photographic Pano Books come with many cover options. We have just added a beautiful canvas paper to round out our lustre and HD glossy page selections.
Click here to explore our Photographic Pano Book options!

 

Trio Cameos now available in three cover sizes!

Our trio cameo cover option is now available in 10×10, 12×12 and 11×14 premium, distressed and faux leather covered albums! Available in both horizontal and vertical trio cameos.
Click here to explore our Album options!

 

New Teri Trio Bracelet

The Teri Trio Leather Bracelet is all about love -LOVE the three-strand, two-tone leather bracelet; LOVE the magnetic clasp; LOVE the hammered heart and Love tag charms; LOVE the personalize image charm!
New Teri Trio Bracelet details

 

New Ashlynn Bracelet

A simple, but stylish, cord bracelet made from soft and supple Italian Napa leather has a bright finished, easy to open-and-close, magnetic clasp. The slide on bail and attached photo charm complete the look.
Your choice of two leather colors: Chocolate and Navy
New Ashlynn Bracelet details

 

New Leather Tassel

The sophisticated accessory

Express your creativity and accessorize your bag or backpack with a soft leather tassel and image charm.

 

New Snap Jewelry

Includes two necklaces, two bracelets and one ring option

We have launched the new Snap Jewelry Collection! Order additional snaps along with Snap bracelets, necklaces and rings. Then mix and match to your heart’s content! Includes Tassel Necklace, Braided Leather Necklace, Adjustable Ring, Silver Chain Bracelet and Braided Leather Bracelet!
Click here for more information

 

New Floating Glass Locket

Order additional image bezels for personalization

The Floating Glass Locket features a 30-inch antique silver necklace and a removable 20mm free-floating image bezel that personalizes this popular necklace style. The locket has a magnetic closure that makes it easy to change out the bezels. Simply order additional image bezels when ordering your necklace!
Click here for more information

 


Schools and Sports

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New Chroma studio background Templates!

Our new Chroma Studio Backgrounds gives you cool new graphic templates to use with your sports photography – Click here to find out more

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School Project Workflow

Our own Cory Tepfenhart has created a video to show you some simple tips for School Project Workflow; Click here to utilize this great resource!

Studio Organization for the Volume School Business

Jeff Edwards, Scholastic Reflections, talks about how he manages his 150 schools. Whether you photograph one school, 150 or more, this information is invaluable. Click here for this useful video.


Education

Schools 101

If you answer YES to any of these questions, then you NEED to come to Schools 101.

      • Are you interested in learning about the school business?
      • Do you want to be better prepared and able to offer school photography in your local area in 2017?
      • Do you have schools asking for your services and you just don’t know where to start?
      • Have you done schools with H&H before and looking to improve your systems?

Schools 101 is a beginning level workshop designed for photographers entering the school business or who have less than five school contracts. This class will equip you with knowledge of the school business so you are able to go out and ask for the business and prepare your studio for your fall school season. Through lecture and hands on training including a live school shoot, you will leave with a plan and due dates to help keep you on track for a smooth season!

Date: June 27-29, 2017
Cost: $395
Special Convention Season Pricing
$245 until February 28, 2017
Location: H&H Color Lab, Kansas City Mo

For all of the details and to sign up!

Sports Boot Camp

H&H’s Sports Boot camp will focus on the basics of youth sports photography. This beginning level workshop is designed for photographers who are interested in getting in to the volume sports business or photographers desiring to grow their current T&I sports business. This class will teach you how to ask for the business, prepare for and execute a successful picture day along with best practices for workflow once you get back to the studio. Through lecture and hands on training, you will leave with confidence knowing how to conduct a successful picture day and ability to grow your sports business!

Date: July 18-20, 2017
Cost: $325
Special Convention Season Pricing $200 through February 28, 2017
Price included a ticket to the KC Royals game!
Location: H&H Color Lab, Kansas City MO

For all of the details and to sign up


Employee Highlight

Cassidy Sroc – Photo Specialties

One of the most popular departments at H&H is Specialty items. These personalized products range from stone tiles, to ornaments, to jewelry, key chains, USB drives, holders and more. As you will read, it is a fun and fast-paced department with a huge variety of products. H&H is fortunate to have great employees like Cassidy, who loves the environment, demonstrates the flexibility to move from project to project and enjoys the opportunity to contribute ideas. It is employees like Cassidy who make a difference!
Click here to read the full article


Blogs

We pride ourselves in providing our customers not only with excellent products, but with great educational resources as well. Our blog features articles about equipment, lighting, advice from other professionals and all kinds of great photography tips. This is just one of the many ways that we provide our customers with the tools they need to succeed as professional photographers.

Must Have List for Destination Weddings by William Innes


Special offer from N-Vu!

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On the Road Again…

Please click here for a full listing of events we will be participating in. We will make every effort to keep this calendar updated, including additional speaker information as we finalize details. Hope to see you at the shows!
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Ohio Photo Blast-March 10-12, 2017: Shelby, Ohio

Be sure to check out this great, regional show! We are sponsoring a special St. Patrick’s party, as well as the following speaker:

Saturday, March 11th, 9-10:30 am; William Innes-Traveling Mirrorless-Capturing Awesomeness!

Saturday, March 11th, 4:30-6:30 pm; William Innes-Exploring Wedding Photography in 2017


Maine Photographic Exposition and Convention-March 17-19, 2017: Portland, Maine

Come visit with us at this great regional, photography conference! We are pleased to sponsor the following speaker!

Sunday, March 19th, 9am-4pm: Kirk Voclain – Become the Coolest Studio in Town with Senior Portraits


 

Southwest Photo Expo & Conference-March 24-28, 2017: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

We are pleased to sponsor the following speaker:

Lora Yeater-Follow Your Heart

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