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Expo Demo Corner

(located next to booth 508)

Sunday, March 12

Matt Perosi and George BlairMatthew Perosi of the Sapphire Collaborative, demonstrated various lighting units, including the Impact Shooting Table, Impact Light Shed, MK Digital Gem eBox, and Photocubics Flashbox A10, and showed how they can help you to create compelling images. 

Attendees also had a chance to meet with George Blair IV, co-owner of Sapphire Collaborative, who illustrated methods for using your photography effectively on your website and in social media. He offered ideas for using Instagram, presented what’s good, bad, and ugly in ecommerce photos, and reviewed attendees’ websites and product catalogs.



Monday, March 13

Wayne Werner, a third-generation metalsmith who creates one-of-a-kind and limited-production pieces, presented a series of sessions sponsored by Foredom and Stuller in which he’ll demonstrated techniques for flush setting, satin finishing, and collecting precious metal scrap and dust.






Sapphire Collaborative






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