Schedule

Plan Your Experience

Choose from 80+ classes taught by the industry’s best. We’re working to make this year’s event more exciting than ever before.

General sessions run January 17-19 and are included with your All-Access Pass.

Pre-convention classes and workshops are held on January 12-16 for an additional fee.

  • The 3-day CPP Prep Class, January 12-14,  is $219 and the price includes the exam fee.
  • All other pre-con classes, January 14-16, are only $49. 

NOTE: Program and schedule are subject to changes, additions, or cancellations without advance notice.

ALL TIMES BELOW ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST)


All Dates January 12 January 13 January 14 January 15 January 16 January 17 January 18 January 19
Tue, January 12 - Thu, 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
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CPP Prep Class A
Technique,  Business, 
Steve Kozak
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CPP Prep Class B
Technique,  Business, 
Cris Duncan
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
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
Wed, 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
9:00 am
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
Thu, 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
9:00 am
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 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
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Capture One Workflow & Photoshop Efficiency
Technique, 
Scott Detweiler
M.Photog.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Painting With Photoshop
Technique, 
Sandra Pearce
M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Certification Technical Image Evaluation Prep
Technique,  CPP, 
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
Monica Sigmon
M.Photog.Cr.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Addiction of Print Competition: Don’t Say No!
Technique,  Inspiration, 
Jessica Vogel
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
Carl Caylor
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Certification Technical Image Evaluation Prep
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 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
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
All the World is a Studio / Live Demo
Portrait,  Technique, 
Michael Taylor
M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr., API, F-ASP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Composing Intimate Candid Artistry / Live Demo
Wedding,  Technique, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Commercial Photography Techniques for Products and Food / Live Demo
Technique,  Commercial, 
Joseph Glyda
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Building a Sustainable Career as an Artist
Business,  Fine Art, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Better Under Pressure / Live Demo
Portrait,  Technique, 
Dan Rowe
Cr.Photog.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Why a Tribe Can Make You Better
Business,  Inspiration, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Taking Off With Drone Photography - for Weddings and More
Wedding,  Technique, 
Russell Caron
M.Photog., CPP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Fine Art Landscape-Beyond The Postcard
Inspiration,  Fine Art, 
Dennis Hammon
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, F-ASP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Overcoming Obstacles with In Person Sales
Sales,  Business, 
Jenn Lewis
Cr.Photog., CPP
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Creating Stunning Sports Images In Any Situation
School, Sport, Event,  Technique, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get Your Business in Motion (An Introduction to Video)
Wedding,  Technique,  Business, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Composing Intimate Candid Artistry / Live Demo
Wedding,  Technique, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Film - What’s Old is New Again
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
Pete Rezac
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Better Under Pressure / Live Demo
Portrait,  Technique, 
Dan Rowe
Cr.Photog.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Secrets to Effective Boudoir Posing and Lighting
Portrait,  Technique, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All the World is a Studio / Live Demo
Portrait,  Technique, 
Michael Taylor
M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr., API, F-ASP
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Real Strategies to Make REAL Money
Wedding,  Business, 
Joseph Glyda
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Studio to Go? WOW Your Clients by Printing On Site
Portrait,  School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
Bill Vahrenkamp
Cr.Photog., CPP
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pet Photography - Behind The Scenes
Portrait,  Business, 
Arica Dorff
Cr.Photog.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
YouTube Marketing Masterclass
Technique,  Business, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
From “Free”lance to Profitable Commercial Photographer
Portrait,  Business,  Commercial, 
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
Sun, 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
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Opening Keynote
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Amplify You: Cultivate Career Confidence
Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learning to Read and See the Light
Portrait,  Technique, 
Lindsay Adler
Cr.Photog.
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Master Your Marketing
Business, 
Gary Hughes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Take the Hassle Out of Youth & High School Sports Photography!
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Enhancing Portraits the Gud Way
Portrait,  Technique, 
Phaneendra Gudapati
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Secrets To Success in Home Studios (or No Studio at All)
Business,  Inspiration, 
Marnie Clagett
Cr.Photog., CPP
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Art of Play
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Keys to Making Money in Sports Action Photography
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alternative Possibilities for Film, Digital, and the Unknown
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
Parker Pfister
Cr.Photog.
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Mon, 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
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sustaining Success: Amplifiers & the Secret Syllabus
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Creative Posing For Bride and Groom
Wedding,  Technique, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Best Practices as You Start Your Volume Photography Business
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Shifting Your Mindset from Pitiful to Profitable
Sales,  Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Dramatic Lighting Using Off Camera Flash
Wedding,  Portrait,  Technique, 
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Branding
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Let’s Make A Profit!
Business,  Inspiration, 
Arica Dorff
Cr.Photog.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Creating High End Virtual Groups
Portrait,  School, Sport, Event,  Technique, 
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Google Ads for Photographers
Sales,  Business, 
Yaneck Wasiek
M.Photog.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Build a $100k Senior Business in a Pandemic World
Portrait,  Business, 
Dan Frievalt
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Tue, January 19
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
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Branding Through Storytelling
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Real Life Ideas for your Boutique Volume & Senior Portrait Studio
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
Mary Fisk-Taylor
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API, EA-ASP
11:00 am
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Getting Hired for YOU
Business,  Inspiration, 
Kira Derryberry
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Negativity Bias and Personal Branding
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Best Light for Your Wedding Portraits
Wedding,  Technique, 
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Capturing & Captivating the Dance Client
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Discover the Beauty in Conflict
Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Expect the Unexpected
Inspiration,  Fine Art, 
Charles Maring
Cr.Photog.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Being Seen
Business,  Inspiration, 
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Closing Keynote
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm