Beth's Speaking Engagements

WPPI 2014
Pricing 101
Sunday, March 2, 2014

Are you going crazy creating a pricing plan? Beth offers you real-world solutions for developing successful pricing plans. From analyzing how multi-million dollar companies dictate how your clients spend money to what drives consumers to make purchasing decisions, Forester will show you various strategies for creating an effective pricing plan. Topics discussed will include: packages vs. a la carte, achieving your desired average sale, and securing the right type of client. You'll leave this program with more knowledge about the "how" and "why" of successful pricing structures.

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PPWV Convention

February 7, 2014
Morgantown, WV
Hands-on lighting and posing: Newborns with their families. Working with new babies is always a challenge. Beth will show you easy poses and steps to photographing tender and touching portraits of new little ones with their parents.

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After Dark Intensive

St. Louis, MO
January 19-22, 2014

The Who. What, Why and How of Pricing for Success
Design for Success: Creating Products and Product Lines for the Boutique Studio
What are you Saying to Your Clients? A Marketing and Branding Introspective
Think Like a Consumer: Using Your Own Purchasing Tendencies to Understand Sales Strategy

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Imaging USA
Senior Posing: Posing with Pur"POSE"
Pick one of the three session times to attend.

Center North Building, First Floor, Room 126A

Join Beth in this program as she guides you through the portrait and posing process that will enhance your subjects without looking too "posey."

January 11, 2013
Phoenix, AZ

She'll discuss:

Good posing vs. bad posing
The importance of good composition
Creating shape and form
Color theory
Dealing with poor clothing choices
Flattering your subject
Lens choice and camera angles

By the end you'll be able to troubleshoot these difficult areas and make all your seniors look like they are ready for the cover of a magazine!

Mentor Island Workshops

September 8-12
Live, Love, Learn, Play
Spend the week in a seaside paradise living and learning from top mentors in the photographic industry.

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Business Breakthroughs Workshop
with Allison Rodgers
July 15-17
Cincinnati, OH


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After Dark St. Louis

April 21-24
Historic St. Louis Union Station Hetel

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Triangle Workshop
Senior Success from A to Z
3-day Hands-On Workshop
Pittsburgh, PA
April 7-9

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WPPI 2013
Seniors: Show Me the Money
Sunday, March 10
9-10:30 a.m.

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Hire Beth
for YOUR next event

With over 15 years in the photography industry, Beth Forester is an international award-winning photographer based in her home state of West Virginia. From her cramped garage to a 5,000 square foot loft-style on Main Street, Beth’s story is one of creativity, business savvy, hard work and determination. Nationally recognized as one of the leaders in the photographic industry, Beth is known not only for her stunning images but also for her creative marketing strategies and practical business tactics. Her enthusiasm for the portrait industry as well as her insights on photography, business, and graphic design will educate and inspire. She looks forward to sharing her knowledge and passion with you!

If you or your organization are interested in booking Beth for your next educational event please send an e-mail to
or call (304)369-1443.

Beth Forester, M. Photog., Cr., CPP

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