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Imagine more for your business 
& 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 $4


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
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 - 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
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.
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
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
Better Under Pressure / Live Demo
Portrait,  Technique, 
Dan Rowe
Cr.Photog.
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
Why a Tribe Can Make You Better
Business,  Inspiration, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Composing Intimate Candid Artistry / Live Demo
Wedding,  Technique, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Building a Sustainable Career as an Artist
Business,  Fine Art, 
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
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
Overcoming Obstacles with In Person Sales
Sales,  Business, 
Jenn Lewis
Cr.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
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get Your Business in Motion (An Introduction to Video)
Wedding,  Technique,  Business, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
From “Free”lance to Profitable Commercial Photographer
Portrait,  Business,  Commercial, 
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Composing Intimate Candid Artistry / Live Demo
Wedding,  Technique, 
Joseph Glyda
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
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
YouTube Marketing Masterclass
Technique,  Business, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Creating Stunning Sports Images In Any Situation
School, Sport, Event,  Technique, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Better Under Pressure / Live Demo
Portrait,  Technique, 
Dan Rowe
Cr.Photog.
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
The Secrets to Effective Boudoir Posing and Lighting
Portrait,  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
Pet Photography - Behind The Scenes
Portrait,  Business, 
Arica Dorff
Cr.Photog.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Real Strategies to Make REAL Money
Wedding,  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
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
Take the Hassle Out of Youth & High School Sports Photography!
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Master Your Marketing
Business, 
Gary Hughes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
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
Amplify You: Cultivate Career Confidence
Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
12:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Live Exhibit Hall
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
The Art of Play
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Secrets To Success in Home Studios (or No Studio at All)
Business,  Inspiration, 
Marnie Clagett
Cr.Photog., CPP
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Council Meeting
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alternative Possibilities for Film, Digital, and the Unknown
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
Parker Pfister
Cr.Photog.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Keys to Making Money in Sports Action Photography
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
5:00 pm
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Imaging USA House Party
6:00 pm
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Award and Degree Ceremony
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
Shifting Your Mindset from Pitiful to Profitable
Sales,  Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
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
Dramatic Lighting Using Off Camera Flash
Wedding,  Portrait,  Technique, 
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
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, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Branding
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Build a $100k Senior Business in a Pandemic World
Portrait,  Business, 
Dan Frievalt
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Google Ads for Photographers
Sales,  Business, 
Yaneck Wasiek
M.Photog.
5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Grand Imaging Awards
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
Negativity Bias and Personal Branding
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Getting Hired for YOU
Business,  Inspiration, 
Kira Derryberry
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
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
Discover the Beauty in Conflict
Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Capturing & Captivating the Dance Client
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
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