PRAL New Orleans Meetings

General membership luncheons are held the second Tuesday of the month at Superior Seafood, located at 4338 Saint Charles Avenue. Networking starts at 11:30 a.m. with the luncheon beginning at noon. Unless otherwise noted, each luncheon will feature a different guest speaker discussing topics of interest to public relations professionals. The cost to attend is $28 for members, $35 for non-members and $28 for students.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

Tuesday, January 16: Creating Good Habits to Improve Your Photography, Tips from Zack Smith Photography Studio

- Learn how to take client/press-ready photographs from any device

- Shared helpful tips on learning how to use Light and Composition

- Create good habits used by the pros to document your next event and/or client deliverables. 

 Zack Smith is a fine art and commercial portrait photographer that has been documenting the social, musical and cultural landscapes of Louisiana for the past 20 years. As both a musician, artist and storyteller, Zack believes that the world gets smaller as we celebrate our similarities and connect through our traditions and stories. In September of 2017, Zack opened Zack Smith Photography Studio and specializes in lifestyle branding, business headshots, photography workshops and fine art photography. Zack offers photography mentorships, training and group courses in Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, Portraiture, Intro Digital and much more. Come by the studio to see Zack Smith’s newest fine art photography from his classic cultural scenes of New Orleans, nature series and portraits.

Zack's work has appeared in numerous ad campaigns. He has done work for CHASE Bank, US Tourism and Brand USA, The Louisiana Public Health Institute, New Orleans Tourism and Marketing Commission, Getty Images, NIKE, Russell Simmons, YAMAHA, St. Charles Vision, Krewe du Optic, Dirty Coast, Harry Connick Jr. and Branford Marsalis. Zack is very involved in the local music scene and is the principal photographer of French Quarter Fest, Satchmo Fest, Bayou Country Superfest and the Jazz and Heritage Festival. - @zacksmith_photography

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