John Hartman has owned and operated his studio in Stevens Point, WI since 1974, specializing in high school senior and family portraiture. His work has won the highest awards at the state and national levels, including a Grand Imaging Award finalist. A PPA Life Member since 1977, he has presented at hundreds of state, regional and national photography conferences, and has amassed more than 250 PPA speaking merits. He is probably best known for his John Hartman Las Vegas Marketing Boot Camps, which were held from 1996 through 2013 and helped thousands of photographers grow their business and improve their photography. John has authored several industry best selling books and magazine articles (including for Professional Photographer) and has designed a number of software products for photographers, including QuickMats and The KIT. Since 2014 John has developed a unique version of light painting, which has created an entirely new and profitable product line for his studio.