Schedule

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& learn how to turn your dreams into reality. 


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.

All times below are Eastern Standard Time (EST). The schedule is subject to change without notice.


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 EST
CPP Prep Class A
Technique,  Business, 
Steve Kozak
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
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
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Portraits and Fast Solutions with Speedlights
Portrait,  Technique, 
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 EST
Capture One Workflow & Photoshop Efficiency
Technique, 
Scott Detweiler
M.Photog.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Painting With Photoshop
Technique, 
Sandra Pearce
M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
The Addiction of Print Competition: Don’t Say No!
Technique,  Inspiration, 
Jessica Vogel
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
Carl Caylor
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Business Intensive: Branding, Marketing and Sales
Business, 
Monica Sigmon
M.Photog.Cr.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Certification Technical Image Evaluation Prep
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
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
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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 EST
Better Under Pressure / Live Demo
Portrait,  Technique, 
Dan Rowe
Cr.Photog.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Commercial Photography Techniques for Products and Food / Live Demo
Technique,  Commercial, 
Joseph Glyda
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Composing Intimate Candid Artistry / Live Demo
Wedding,  Technique, 
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Building a Sustainable Career as an Artist
Business,  Fine Art, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
The Fine Art Landscape-Beyond The Postcard
Inspiration,  Fine Art, 
Dennis Hammon
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, F-ASP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Taking Off With Drone Photography - for Weddings and More
Wedding,  Technique, 
Russell Caron
M.Photog., CPP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Overcoming Obstacles with In Person Sales
Sales,  Business, 
Jenn Lewis
Cr.Photog., CPP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Fashion Photography with Jessica Kobeissi
Portrait,  Technique, 
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Pet Photography - Behind The Scenes
Portrait,  Business, 
Arica Dorff
Cr.Photog.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
YouTube Marketing Masterclass
Technique,  Business, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Commercial Photography Techniques for Products and Food / Live Demo
Technique,  Commercial, 
Joseph Glyda
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Better Under Pressure / Live Demo
Portrait,  Technique, 
Dan Rowe
Cr.Photog.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
The Secrets to Effective Boudoir Posing and Lighting
Portrait,  Technique, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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 EST
Composing Intimate Candid Artistry / Live Demo
Wedding,  Technique, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Film - What’s Old is New Again
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
Pete Rezac
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Real Strategies to Make REAL Money
Wedding,  Business, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Creating Stunning Sports Images In Any Situation
School, Sport, Event,  Technique, 
Kevin Jairaj
M.Photog.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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 EST
From “Free”lance to Profitable Commercial Photographer
Portrait,  Business,  Commercial, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Get Your Business in Motion (An Introduction to Video)
Wedding,  Technique,  Business, 
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
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Chillax Lounge
9:00 am - 10:00 am EST
Imaging USA Plaza Live
Booray Perry
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Lounge
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
New Member Lounge
10:00 am - 11:15 am EST
The 10Ks of Personal Branding
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Learning to Read and See the Light
Portrait,  Technique, 
Lindsay Adler
Cr.Photog.
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Amplify You: Cultivate Career Confidence
Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Master Your Marketing
Business, 
Gary Hughes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Take the Hassle Out of Youth & High School Sports Photography!
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Grants and Photography – Funding Your Practice
Business,  Inspiration,  Fine Art, 
12:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Live Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Imaging USA Plaza Live
Booray Perry
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
2:00 pm
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Secrets To Success in Home Studios (or No Studio at All)
Business,  Inspiration, 
Marnie Clagett
Cr.Photog., CPP
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
The Art of Play
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Enhancing Portraits the Gud Way
Portrait,  Technique, 
Phaneendra Gudapati
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Hands Off…Being a Volume Photographer During Covid
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
Jennifer Janson
Cr.Photog.
Robin Janson
Cr.Photog., CPP
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
The Fundamentals of Lighting
Portrait,  Technique, 
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Keys to Making Money in Sports Action Photography
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Alternative Possibilities for Film, Digital, and the Unknown
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
Parker Pfister
Cr.Photog.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Understanding Commercial Photography
Commercial,  Inspiration, 
5:00 pm
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm EST
Imaging USA House Party
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
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Chillax Lounge
9:00 am - 10:00 am EST
Imaging USA Plaza Live
Booray Perry
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
New Member Lounge
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Lounge
10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Creative Posing For Bride and Groom
Wedding,  Technique, 
10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
PIVOT: Making the Shift to IPS
Sales,  Business, 
10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Sustaining Success: Amplifiers & the Secret Syllabus
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Next Level Portrait Retouching in Lightroom
Technique,  Adobe, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Shifting Your Mindset from Pitiful to Profitable
Sales,  Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
What Makes it a Portrait?
Business,  Inspiration, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Best Practices as You Start Your Volume Photography Business
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Dramatic Lighting Using Off Camera Flash
Wedding,  Portrait,  Technique, 
12:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Live Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Imaging USA Plaza Live
Booray Perry
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
2:00 pm
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Let’s Make A Profit!
Business,  Inspiration, 
Arica Dorff
Cr.Photog.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Creative Storytelling in Children's Portraiture
Portrait,  Technique, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Creating High End Virtual Groups
Portrait,  School, Sport, Event,  Technique, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Crafting a Clear & Consistent Brand
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Long Exposure Portrait Photography
Portrait,  Technique, 
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Be Ready for 2021: How To Make the Most of Your School Photography Off Season
Portrait,  School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Google Ads for Photographers
Sales,  Business, 
Yaneck Wasiek
M.Photog.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Build a $100k Senior Business in a Pandemic World
Portrait,  Business, 
Dan Frievalt
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Council Meeting
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
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Chillax Lounge
9:00 am - 10:00 am EST
Imaging USA Plaza Live
Booray Perry
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Lounge
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
New Member Lounge
10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
What's New in Photoshop
Technique,  Adobe, 
10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Turning Event Headshots Into the Ultimate Brand Experience!
Portrait,  Business, 
10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
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
10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Branding Through Storytelling
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
The Art and Secrets of Photographing a Church Wedding
Wedding,  Technique, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Getting Hired for YOU
Business,  Inspiration, 
Kira Derryberry
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Navigating a Portrait Sales Session, In-Person or Virtually
Portrait,  Business, 
Ron Nichols
M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr., API
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
The Great Pivot
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Break Through Negativity Bias with a Solid Brand Story
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
12:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Live Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Imaging USA Plaza Live
Booray Perry
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
2:00 pm
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Capturing & Captivating the Dance Client
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Discover the Beauty in Conflict
Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Expect the Unexpected
Inspiration,  Fine Art, 
Charles Maring
Cr.Photog.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Visual Storytelling: A New Way to Tell the Stories of Today
Wedding,  Portrait,  Business, 
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