Schedule

Choose from 80+ classes taught by the photography industry’s best!


All Dates January 13 January 14 January 15 January 16 January 17 January 18
Thu, January 13
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
8:00 am - 6:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Registration
9:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class B ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Saturday January 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Cris Duncan
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class A ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Saturday January 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Steve Kozak
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Painting with Photoshop ($189)
Technique,  Adobe, 
Sandra Pearce
M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Business Intensive for Portrait Photographers ($299)
2 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Friday, January 14, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  Business, 
Lindsay Betz
Cr.Photog.
Monica Sigmon
M.Photog.Cr.
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Fri, January 14
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
8:00 am - 6:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Registration
9:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Today's Senior Portraits ($189)
Sales,  Portrait, 
Gary Box
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class B ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Saturday January 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Cris Duncan
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class A ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Saturday January 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Steve Kozak
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Intro to Strobes for Natural Light Photographers ($189)
Portrait,  Technique, 
Gary Hughes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
The Fine Art of Portraiture Workshop ($189)
Technique,  Inspiration, 
Kristi Elias
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Business Intensive for Portrait Photographers ($299)
2 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Friday, January 14, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  Business, 
Lindsay Betz
Cr.Photog.
Monica Sigmon
M.Photog.Cr.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
The Addiction of Print Competition: Don’t Say No! ($189)
Portrait,  Technique, 
Mark Sweeney
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
10:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Certification Technical Image Evaluation Prep ($99)
Technique,  CPP, 
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Certification Technical Image Evaluation Prep ($99)
Technique,  CPP, 
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Sat, January 15
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
7:00 am - 7:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Registration
8:00 am
8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Affiliate Leaders Meeting
9:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class A ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Saturday January 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Steve Kozak
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Photo Safari of the Historic Capitol Mall! ($209)
Technique,  CPP, 
Randy Van Duinen
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class B ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Saturday January 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Cris Duncan
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
10:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Developing Your Portrait Style
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
The Six-Figure Traveling Pet Photographer ($99)
Sales,  Business, 
Arica Dorff
Cr.Photog.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
What to Do Today to be the Photographer You Want to be Tomorrow ($99)
Commercial,  Inspiration, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Personal Projects that Impact ($99)
Portrait,  Inspiration, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Weddings: Preparations, Details and Setting Clear Expectations ($99)
Wedding,  Business, 
Laura Bennett
M.Photog.Cr.
Douglas Bennett
M.Photog.Cr.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
How to Capture a Cinematic Wedding Story
Wedding,  Portrait, 
Scott Robert Lim
Cr.Photog.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
In-Person Sales ($99)
Sales,  Business, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Children's Portraiture ($99)
Portrait,  Technique, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
The Art and Business of Architecture and Interior Photography ($99)
Sales,  Business,  Commercial, 
Dan Francis
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Dance Photography ($99)
Portrait,  Technique, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Volume Photography, Themed Preschools, and Edgy Sports ($99)
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
Mark McCall
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Family Portrait Foundation
Portrait,  Technique, 
Michael Taylor
M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr., API, F-ASP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
The Art of Motion: Non-Traditional Dance Portraits
Portrait,  Technique, 
Monica Sigmon
M.Photog.Cr.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Great Portraits the Easy Way
Portrait,  Technique, 
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Council Training
2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
How to Start and Grow Your Photography Business ($99)
Portrait,  Business, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Product Photography 101: The Crash Course ($99)
Technique,  Business,  Commercial, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
The Superpowers of Tween Portraits ($99)
Portrait,  Business, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
High Volume Does Not Mean Low Quality ($99)
School, Sport, Event, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Photographing And Retouching High-End Beauty Images ($99)
Portrait,  Technique, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Mastering the Art of Maternity Posing ($99)
Portrait,  Technique, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Passion, Portraits & Profits ($99)
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
How to Capture a Cinematic Wedding Story
Wedding,  Portrait, 
Scott Robert Lim
Cr.Photog.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Professional Droneography ($99)
Technique,  Commercial, 
Eddie Tapp
M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP, API
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Great Portraits the Easy Way
Portrait,  Technique, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
The Art of Motion: Non-Traditional Dance Portraits
Portrait,  Technique, 
Monica Sigmon
M.Photog.Cr.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Family Portrait Foundation
Portrait,  Technique, 
Michael Taylor
M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr., API, F-ASP
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Developing Your Portrait Style
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Family & Celebrity Portraiture: Quick n’ Easy ($99)
Portrait,  Technique, 
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST
PPA New Members Meet & Greet
5:00 pm
7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm EST
ASP Gala
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Sun, January 16
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
7:00 am - 7:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Registration
7:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Lounge
8:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Affiliate School Leaders Meeting
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Lighting for Visual Impact
Portrait,  Technique, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
One Million Dollars in Children’s Fantasy Portraits in Rural West Virginia
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
Karah Sambuco
M.Photog., CPP
8:00 am - 10:00 am EST
Stadium Club & Coaches' Corner - Sunday Morning
School, Sport, Event, 
8:00 am - 7:00 pm EST
Bridging the Gap Speaker Lounge - Sunday
Bridging the Gap, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Posing the Classic Family Portrait: Keeping it Fresh
Portrait,  Technique, 
Drake Busath
M.Photog.Cr.
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Photoshop Painting with Sandra Pearce
Technique, 
Sandra Pearce
M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:15 am EST
Opening Keynote: Get Different
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Expo
12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Wedding Express Talks
1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
CPP Certification Exam
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST
Stadium Club & Coaches' Corner - Sunday Evening
School, Sport, Event, 
5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Photographing Children with Special Needs
Portrait,  Technique, 
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Success Is A Choice. So, What Will It Be?
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
High School Seniors from Sports to Portraits—Lighting, Posing, Marketing
Portrait,  School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
Alison Carlino
Cr.Photog., CPP
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Telling Wedding Stories That Make Money
Wedding,  Business, 
Vanessa Joy
Cr.Photog.
6:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Networking Avenue
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Welcome Party
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Mon, January 17
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
7:00 am - 7:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Registration
7:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Lounge
8:00 am
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Beyond The Art of Headshot
Portrait,  Technique, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Pitching for Profit - Converting Conversations Into Currency
Sales,  Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Finding Success in the Struggle
Business,  Inspiration, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Lighting Demo: Photographing Different Skin Tones Together
Technique,  Commercial, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
How to Launch a Volume Photography Business
School, Sport, Event,  Technique,  Business, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Portrait Retouching in Lightroom and Photoshop
Technique,  Adobe, 
8:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
Stadium Club & Coaches' Corner - Monday Morning
School, Sport, Event, 
9:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
PPA Council Meeting
10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
The Art of Compositing in Photoshop
Technique,  Inspiration,  Adobe, 
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Steps to In-Person Sales Success
Sales,  Portrait,  Business, 
Jenn Lewis
Cr.Photog., CPP
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Building a Sustainable Career as an Artist
Business,  Fine Art, 
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Storytelling Portraits
Portrait,  Technique, 
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
How To Shoot, Sell, and Grow Your Dance Photography Business
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
The New Social Media
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Expo
12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Wedding Express Talks
1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
CPP Certification Exam
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Student Volunteer Program
Portrait,  Technique, 
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Stadium Club & Coaches' Corner - Monday Evening
School, Sport, Event, 
5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Light Is Light: Small Changes, Big Differences
Technique,  Commercial, 
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Mind Your Own Business
Business,  Inspiration, 
Kay Eskridge
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
Skip Cohen
Cr.Photog.
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST
PPA Award & Degree Ceremony
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
5 Ways to Get Clients to Rave About You
Business, 
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Creating Dynamic Athletic/Fitness Portraits
Portrait,  Technique, 
6:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Tue, January 18
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
7:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Registration
7:30 am - 3:00 pm EST
CPP Lounge
8:00 am
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Why Customers Leave
Sales,  Bridging the Gap, 
8:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
Stadium Club & Coaches' Corner - Tuesday Morning
School, Sport, Event, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Generate the Right Clients Now!
Business,  Inspiration, 
Lesa Daniel
Cr.Photog.
Gregory Daniel
M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr., CPP, F-ASP
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Reinvigorate Your Love for Wedding Photography
Wedding,  Inspiration, 
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
The Elements of Posing Seniors & How to Communicate With Them
Portrait,  Technique, 
David Beckham
M.Photog.
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Master Your Craft – Excellence in Volume Photography
Portrait,  School, Sport, Event, 
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Persuasive Sales Conversations
Sales,  Bridging the Gap, 
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Graduating Into Client’s Lives: From ABC’s to I Do’s
School, Sport, Event, 
Mario Munoz
M.Photog.M.Wed.Photog.Cr.
Tomas Munoz
M.Photog.M.Wed.Photog.Cr.
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Winning Wedding Workflow: Tips for Streamlining your Editing Process
Wedding,  Portrait,  Technique, 
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
The Ultimate Family Portrait Session
Portrait,  Technique, 
Michele Celentano
Cr.Photog.
10:30 am - 1:30 pm EST
Student Volunteer Portfolio Review
11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:30 pm EST
Imaging USA Expo
11:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Expo
12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Wedding Express Talks
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Stadium Club & Coaches' Corner - Tuesday Evening
School, Sport, Event, 
3:00 pm
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EST
Feeling First: Using Emotional Keywords To Reframe Your Portfolio
Portrait,  Inspiration, 
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Dream Big and Hustle
School, Sport, Event,  Business,  Inspiration, 
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EST
5 Things to Consider when Photographing People of Varying Skin Tones
Wedding,  Portrait,  Technique, 
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EST
Create an Experience that Wows Your Pet Clients
Portrait,  Business, 
Kimberly Hartz
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EST
Unlock the Power of Your Subconscious Mind
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Closing Party
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm