Steve Kozak

The Secrets To Success When Turning Pro

Steve Kozak

Course Number: 22

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Merely owning a camera does not make one a photographer any more than owning a pencil makes one a poet. A successful career in professional photography is built upon a foundation of lighting, posing and sound business practices. Simply put, Steve Kozak teaches photographers how to become successful!

What would it mean to you and your family if you could get your photography business operating at a high level of success?  If you are new to professional photography, or if you are considering portrait or wedding photography as a career, then this class is where it all begins.  If you have been in business for a while but you are finding it hard to make it all work, do not miss this class!  If you are self-taught, chances are good that you really don’t know what it is you don’t know.  This class will open your eyes, heart and mind to building your career by design rather than by default.



Steve has helped countless numbers of photographers turn their passion into a profession and their photography into profits. With this class, you will gain a wealth of knowledge and a unique insight into creating images at a professional level and how to price and sell your work so that you can keep on doing what you love.
Steve will have you looking at your career from three aspects: The Fundamentals, The Business and The Art of Photography. This course covers:


  • Creating Portraits Using Natural Light
  • Seeing and Measuring Light
  • Fundamentals of Flash Photography
  • Studio Lighting Made Simple
  • The Basics of Posing And Composition
  • Getting Your Business Off the Ground
  • Marketing Professional Photography
  • Finding Clients
  • Developing Pricing Strategies for Profit


If you desire to stop “taking pictures” and start “creating images”, then don’t miss this packed week. It will forever change the way you look at the craft of professional photography.
Steve Kozak is an active member of the Professional Photographers of America and the Texas Professional Photographers Association. Steve has earned the “Master of Photography” and the “Craftsman” degrees from PPA, and is PPA Certified. Professional recognition of his work include the Masterpiece Award from Fuji Film USA and images that have been selected to the prestigious “Loan Collection”.  Steve currently serves on the Board of Directors for PPA and the TPPA Executive Council.  His relaxed and approachable teaching style makes him a popular speaker on the program circuit.



To learn more, visit “The Secret to Success When Turning Pro” class website.


Steve Kozak
Grand Prairie, TX
[email protected]

Hear Steve’s interview about becoming a professional photographer with Bill Ramsey, host of Intrepid Photography radio show.

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Check out Steve’s Class promotion spot on YouTube.