September PUG

September 9, 2010

Join us for a round-table discussion with several of the area’s premiere commercial photographers: Brian Fitzgerald, Darren Setlow, Zack Bowen, Jeff Stevensen and Trent Bell as they show us a peek into their world of advertising, architecture and food imagery.

Wednesday, September 15th, 7-10p at emilie inc. photography, 227 Congress St., Portland

7p: arrivals, mingling

7:30-9p: program

10p: evening ends

Snacks will be provided, please BYOB and RSVP to photo@emilieinc.com by Tuesday 9/14. Guests welcome.

Upcoming PUGS:

Wednesday, October 20th: Rachel and Andrew Niesen of ShootQ

Wednesday, November 17th: Richard Coke and Kerry Bardwil of South Africa will be discussing their photo safaris and nature photography

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August PUG

August 11, 2010

It’s the middle of wedding season, everyone is feeling a little overworked and our bodies are perhaps a little sore. Let’s start our August 18th PUG with a foot soak at Soakology at 30 City Center in Portland at 5:30p (soaks start at $20 and range in price depending on the ingredients you add to your soak and if you would like to add a massage to your service). Afterwards we’ll head over to David’s at 22 Monument Square to meet up with anyone who may not have attended the foot soaking to catch up.

Soakology is limited to the first 12 people who RSVP. Please include any additional services you might like with your regular foot soak on this menu.

If you would rather just join us at David’s, please also RSVP asap so that I can make a reservation for the right group size.

Upcoming PUGS:
9/15: commercial photographer panel discussion
10/20: Rachel LaCour Niesen of ShootQ visits to share insight on the ShootQ acquisition by Pictage

Thank you, and I look forward to seeing you all soon

7/15 UPDATE

July 15, 2010

Due to a low number of responses (it is summer after all and I’m happy to know so many of you have portrait sessions keeping you busy!), we are postponing our commercial photography round-table until Wednesday, September 15th. Our July and August 18th PUGS will be casual, without a formal speaker, given everyone’s busy schedules and vacations. We’ll resume a monthly program in the fall. So if you’re still up for a get together tomorrow, July 15th, we can chat about Pictage’s recent acquisition of ShootQ, and anything else on your mind mid-wedding season. Let me know if you can attend, and I’ll see you at 7p at 227 Congress Street.

July PUG meeting

July 5, 2010

Continuing our tour of Portland photography talent, join us for a round-table discussion with several of the area’s premiere commercial photographers: Brian Fitzgerald, Darren Setlow, Zack Bowen, Jeff Stevensen and Trent Bell as they show us a peek into their world of advertising, architecture and food imagery.

Thursday, July 15th, 7-10p at emilie inc. photography, 227 Congress St., Portland

7p: arrivals, mingling

7:30-9p: program

10p: evening ends

Snacks will be provided, please BYOB and RSVP to photo@emilieinc.com by Tuesday 7/12. Guests welcome.

June PUG announced

June 7, 2010

Our June PUG will be at my studio a week from today, June 14th, at 7p and we would love for you to attend. The evening will feature a conversation with Peter Dennen, director of photography at Aurora Photos, who will discuss the elements of a great photo (with examples). Please feel free to bring some of your own images as well if you would like to offer them up for group discussion.

Other points of the evening to note: We will be ordering Portland’s best new pizza, Otto, to munch on. And should we have at least 35 attendees, liveBooks has offered to give away a one-year subscription for a website (!). Pictage will give a $50 print credit (to a Pictage member only).

7p arrivals and introductions
7:30p Peter to take the floor
8:30-9p wrap-up

Want to come? Be sure to RSVP. And remember, bring a friend or two so that we can gift someone a new website!

See you soon! 227 Congress St, Portland (above the North Star Cafe). BYOB.

upcoming PUGS

May 19, 2010

Thank you to everyone who attended last night’s PUG. We accomplished a lot and I’m very excited for the future of the Maine PUG! Please be sure to subscribe to this blog’s RSS feed for announcements in between meetings. And please mark your calendars for this summer’s PUG meetings, to be held at emilie inc. photography, 227 Congress Street in Portland unless otherwise announced. Agenda items will be posted each month.

upcoming meetings:
Monday, June 14
Thursday, July 15
Wednesday, August 18
Wednesday, September 15

May PUG Meeting

February 8, 2009
Hi everyone!
Starting this month, I will be assuming the role of Maine PUG leader. A huge thanks to Stacey Kane for leading and growing our group to this point.
Our next PUG is on Tuesday, May 18th at 7:00 pm. Let’s meet at my studio and discuss the direction we would like to head with the Maine PUG. Come with ideas and suggestions, all welcome. Also on the agenda:
– Pictage Portal 2.0
– Pictage U
– Referral Plan
Please RSVP to photo@emilieinc.com. Hope to see you there!
227 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101
207.272.2285
www.emilieinc.com