Have you heard? The Big Photo Show will offer nearly 70 educational sessions during the two day event.
You heard us right. Almost 70 sessions covering the gamut of photography topics will be available to you May 17-18 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
We hope you will join us at The Big Photo Show for a weekend full of photo experiences, education, inspiration, shooting, exhibits, displays, and lots of fun. There will be tons to see and do at the event. Find all of the detailshere.
And there will also be a series of advanced workshops taking place off the show floor. These limited size classes will give you an opportunity to learn more in-depth and specific information about varying topics with more personalized instruction. If you want to take your skills to the next level, you won't want to miss out on sessions like:
Photo Compositing Magic with Stephen Burns
Stephen will share how to approach image creation from a painter’s point of view, in that you are not limited to the single image. The goal is to create from your heart. This seminar is designed to get you in the habit of applying possibilities that extend beyond the obvious approach to image creation. The presentation will go beyond tips and tricks or simple workflows designed to showcase the capability of the software. You will create artistic concepts from beginning to end using the internal vision to guide you toward an end result. Photo credit: Stephen Burns
DSLR Video For Photographers in Photoshop CC with Colin Smith
This session is a photographer’s crash course in video and motion graphics in Photoshop CC. He will begin this session with the exact settings you need on your camera to capture beautiful video. In a few short minutes, get the tips that will tell you how to frame your shot and move your camera. Using photographer’s vocabulary, you’ll learn how to edit HDSLR footage and create a stunning short film with effortless ease. Create customized slideshows, complete with music and title graphics. This is stuff you can use in your photography business and Colin makes it so simple to understand.
The Business of Sports Photography with Dave Stock and Peter Read Miller
The challenge for any of us is figuring out how to make money doing what we love to do. Peter Read Miller and Dave Stock have done just that: Peter as a long time staff photographer for Sports Illustrated magazine and Dave as the owner of a successful business that provides team and individual sports portraits of young athletes participating in school and league sports programs. They will take you behind the scenes, revealing keys to success in the sports photography field. This session will have something for everyone, from seasoned pros to new photographers just getting started with time reserved for questions from the audience.
Introduction to Studio Lighting with Glynn Lavender
Direct from Australia, Glynn Lavender, owner of premier Australian training company Creative Photo Workshops, will present a dynamic, fun-filled session that will help guide you to better studio portraits. Multiple lighting set-ups starting from one light and then building up the image by adding additional lights will be demonstrated. Topics will include: what equipment is essential, how to solve basic lighting problems, best camera settings for studio shooting, how to build an image with light, different methods for lighting a face, using soft boxes and accessories for different lighting effects, getting your exposure correct easily, sculpting with shadows, working with models, posing, and much more.
Enjoy these sessions...and many more. For full details and scheduling, visit the website. You can add on a single class for $49 or buy one or two day passes ($149 and $199 respectively) to take full advantage of these educational offerings. Registration is easy and seats are limited so don't wait!
Whether you come for the exhibits, the displays, the shooting opportunities, the show education, or the Advanced Education classes, we hope to see you next weekend, May 17-18 at The Big Photo Show LA!