Picture Perfect Panel: Photography + Social Media

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Picture Perfect Panel: Photography + Social Media

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Having great photos for social is a common pain point among most brands, especially small businesses with small budgets... but it doesn't have to be! In this panel discussion, we'll discuss how to take and utilize photos better + more efficiently — as well as when it's time to bring in a pro to help. Additionally, we'll take a deep dive into the legal side of photo-sharing on social media + what you need to look out for, so you're always covered.

We know not every picture (or panel) is going to be perfect... but we want to help you get closer to it!


• How to use your phone to take quality photos for social

• When to hire a photographer and what you need to know

• Understanding the legal aspects of posting photos on your brand's social channels


AJ Greisen + Addie Peck | A&J Photography |

A&J Photography is AJ Greisen and Adeline Jane Peck, a husband and wife photography duo with 10+ years of documentary wedding photography experience. They’re proud to serve their wide-range of clients through portrait, event, and architectural photography.

Maison Engel | Maison Meredith Photography |

Maison Engel is the co-owner and lead photographer at Maison Meredith Photography. She works with her husband Caleb, and together they have owned their business for eight years. They primarily photograph weddings, and love the opportunity they get to support their clients in their journey towards marriage!

Steph Shanks | Steph Shanks Photography |

Steph Shanks has been an artist her whole life, having the privilege of being a photographer and owning her own business since 2012. Her specialty is providing a customized photography experience and creating one of a kind portraits and prints that stand the test of time. Steph maintains an active role in the photography community and is a member of the Professional Photographers of America. She regularly speaks on topics that help small businesses create a lasting visual impression, with topics such as phone photography, videography, and branding. During her downtime, Steph loves spending time outdoors with her family and friends.

Erin Ogden | Ogden Glazer + Shaefer |

Erin R. Ogden is a trademark and copyright nerd who works with a beer geek, skydiving nut, and an outdoor fan at Ogden Glazer + Schaefer. Together, they love helping businesses grow. Whether helping clients directly or working with other attorneys to help their clients, she helps identify, protect, and monetize intellectual property while looking at the business holistically. She’s a known extrovert married to an introvert. Drop her a line or connect on social media. We’ll nerd out together!

TIME: 8:00 - 9:15 a.m. Presentation, followed by Q&A



Madison Public Library Foundation builds better libraries every day by supporting the city’s public library facilities, collections and programs while fostering community engagement. It raises millions of dollars each year beyond municipal funds that allow library staff to deliver enriching experiences and vital resources to the community, including funding for free, year-round Wisconsin Book Festival author events. Gifts to the foundation — along with proceeds from its two annual fundraisers, Ex Libris and Lunch for Libraries — help the library achieve a new level of excellence. The foundation emphasizes equity and access, funding many projects that reach and benefit people of color and underrepresented populations.

Ex Libris 2020: Box Set Edition: The foundation is in its 10th year of presenting this fall fundraiser, and even a pandemic can’t stop it — so it’s been converted to a “box set” theme! Support Madison Public Library by purchasing a box filled with local beverages of your choosing (beer, liquor, NA,), a booklet of coupons from local restaurants and other establishments, a commemorative tasting glass, and lots of small surprises from area businesses. Save when you purchase two or four boxes, and split them up with friends or coworkers! Boxes are on sale now through October 30 or until they run out.

Wisconsin Book Festival: The festival has gone virtual! All author programs are free and live streamed via Crowdcast. There are about a dozen events left this year, and more to come in the spring. All are recorded and available to conveniently watch anytime if you miss the live stream.

LOCATION: Virtual - Facebook Live

Nick Palkowski will be LIVE STREAMING this event on our Social Media Breakfast Madison Facebook page.

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