Workshops & Classes

I never stop learning my craft and am happy to

share what I know about photography.

Tessmer of Fairfax Sweeps Recent Awards:

Tessmer of Fairfax wins Best of Show

At the recent competition for professional photographers in Washington, Maryland, and Virginia Master Photographer Joseph (Joe) Tessmer won best of show, two prints tied for first place and his 4th print won a 2nd place ribbon.

Tessmer of Fairfax Named Best Social Event/Wedding Photographer

The Virginia Professional Photographers Association honors Tessmer of Fairfax

It has often been said that Tessmer of Fairfax has lots of laurels they just don't rest on them. To prove the point the Virginia Professional Photographers Association has awarded JoeTessmer one of the highest awards a photographer can receive. Best social event photographer. Social events include weddings, anniversaries, parties and funerals.

Artistic and Financial Success in the Photographic Profession:

May 16, 2011, sponsored by the Professional Photographers of America

It's the little things that make the difference. Producing and marketing outstanding photography can depend on hundreds of small decisions that have a large effect on your overall success. The selection and use of equipment, making the best use of your website and social networking sites…all contribute to your success. Join Cyndy and Joe, two Best of Show winners, for their useful insights into these details. To register go to http://www.ppa.com/education-events/sm/states/sm_state_va.php

Schedule of Workshops and Classes

May 16, 2011

Artistic and Financial Success in the Photographic Profession sponsored by the Professional Photographers of America. It's the little things that make the difference. Producing and marketing outstanding photography can depend on hundreds of small decisions that have a large effect on your overall success. The selection and use of equipment, making the best use of your website and social networking sites…all contribute to your success. To register go to http://www.ppa.com/education-events/sm/states/sm_state_va.php

 

Nov. 13, 2010 & Dec. 5, 2010

Filling In The Pixels, see flyer below:

 

Filling In The Pixels, PowerPoint Presentation

 

Filling in the pixels

 

September 7, 2010

Certification, Merits, and Professional Photographic Degrees sponsored by the Professional Photographers Society of Greater Washington

PowerPoint Presentation

 

July 6, 2010
Outdoor Portraiture Workshop hosted by the Professional Photographers Society of Greater Washington

 

March 2, 2010
Professional Secrets of Digital Photography

 

April 10, 2008
Professional Posing Techniques for Portraiture hosted by the Professional Photographers Society of Greater Washington

PowerPoint Presentation


April 2, 2007
Lighting for Professional Photographers - sponsored by the Professional Photographers of America

PowerPoint Presentation

 

November 3, 2003
Transition to Professional Photography - Your Bottom Line Updated 2010 - sponsored by the Professional Photographers of America

PowerPoint Presentation

 

November 14, 2002
Transition to Professional Photography - sponsored by the Professional Photographers of America

 

April 16, 2001
Transition to Professional Photography - sponsored by the Professional Photographers of America

 

Lens Magazine Article What I Didn't Know