The Speakers bio - Convention Schedule January 2017
Since first starting out as a wedding photographer 30 years ago, Andrea Barrett has gained an array of qualifications including FSWPP, ABIPP, AMPA and Cr.GWP.
Her talent and passion have clinched her more than 400 awards, including National Wedding Photographer of the Year for 5 consecutive years and regional awards in classical, avant garde, wedding album, wedding portfolio Studio Portrait, Press & PR Fashion, Glamour and environmental portrait categories. Her most recent win was the coveted WPPI Award of Excellence 2009 and 2011 in Las Vegas – a convention Andrea has now attended 6 times and has already booked for next year.
She has also judged at both regional and national level for the last 20 years and in that period has been nominated for the Woman of Achievement's Businesswoman of the Year Award and Women in Business, no less than five times.
Having lectured on studio portraits, Boudoir , weddings and marketing to both fellow photographers and students for 15 years while also providing valuable training and experience to photographers during some of her 70-plus weddings each year, it's easy to see why Andrea has become well liked and well respected in the industry.
Andrea's lectures are always popular, her no nonsense, straight to the point presentations, are packed with valuable information, it's easy to see why they are always a big hit with delegates.
4 years ago, Andrea stopped photographing weddings and concentrates solely on Boudoir photography, a natural transition , after photographing make over's in the late 80s and 90s, Mum to three daughters, Andrea also has 6 young grandchildren.
Seminars presented by Andrea:
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