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Adam & Lori Carroll

Adam is a M.Photog.,  Cr., CPP

“All About Albums- With Adam & Lori Carroll

How to shoot for, design and sell award-winning albums to your clients.

Watch and learn as Adam and Lori Carroll share how they shoot together on-location, in their studio and design award-winning albums for their clients.  Find out tips on how to ‘shoot’ for a client album making it easier for your clients to purchase that must have product.

Program topics can include: (More shared for 7 hour merit class, less for a 2-3 hour program)

  • ·         Team concept shooting at sessions and weddings
  • ·         Finding and creating a style of your own
  • ·         Efficient location shooting and session scheduling
  • ·         Finding and seeing good light using subtractive lighting
  • ·         Off Camera strobe lighting
  • ·         Posing techniques
  • ·         Worklow tips with Lightroon, Photoshop and PortraitPro
  • ·         Quick and easy album design using Fundy Software
  • ·         Marketing and sales for books and albums
  • ·         Entering client work in competition

Adam and Lori Carroll have owned Harbour Light Photography (HLP) in Auburn, MI for 15 years and have grown HLP into one of the most successful studios in the Mid-Michigan area.  They photograph award-winning portraits for their wedding, family, children and senior clients as well as run a robust volume business in their local area for schools and sports photography.

Adam has been a PPA member since 1993 earning his Master of Photography at the age of 28.  He also earned his Photographic Craftsman and has been PPA Certified for over 20 years.  In 2019, Adam’s senior album was a GIA Finalist.  In 2020, he achieved Photographer of the Year for the Professional Photographers of Michigan (PPM) doing so with four physical album entries with an average score of 91; a feat never done before with PPM.  Adam is also a Juror in Training taking the most recent PPA Judges class in Atlanta.

Lori joined HLP full time in 2019 after a 30-year career as Vice President in the corporate world.  She is now working on her PPA degrees earning 7 print merits in 2020 for her first year entering.  In addition to being a photographer for the studio, Lori handles all the sales, social media and customer service for HLP.  Lori assists Adam on all portrait sessions to ensure their clients of a memorable portrait experience.  Lori has elevated the sales averages for all portrait lines especially adding albums, books and add-on products to customer orders.

Adam and Lori can provide an all day training CE Merit class or do a 2-3 hour condensed program with less hands-on.  Adam can also judge for a PPA affiliated competition.

Contact Info:

Adam & Lori Carroll

Harbour Light Photography

589 W. Midland Rd.

Auburn, MI  48611

989-662-9850 Studio

989-737-3291 Adam Cell

989-513-2481 Lori Cell




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