By: Steve Webner Staff Writer for World Liberty TV
The PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo is the largest photography and imaging show in North America, attended by over 21,000 professional photographers, photography enthusiasts, videographers, students and educators from around the world. Photo Plus features over 100 educational seminars, Photo Walks and Master Classes, the Official Portfolio Review presented by the Palm Springs Photo Festival, the Lucie Technical Awards, and over 250 exhibitors displaying thousands of the latest products and services for you to touch, try and compare.
Over 21,000 professional photographers, photography enthusiasts, videographers, students and educators attend Photo Plus Expo.
The PhotoPlus Conference featured over 100 seminars, including Photo Walks, Master Classes, new One Day Intensive Classes, and Keynotes. View the online schedule and see the seminar descriptions. Use search features to select seminars by date, type, speaker, and track. The conference program offers the following 12 tracks:
Advertising / Commercial, Business & Marketing, Editorial & Photojournalism, Fine-Art, Inspirational, Lighting, Motion / Video, Motivational, Portrait, Post-Production and Wedding.
Keynote Speakers : Graham Nash, photographer and co-founder of the printmaking studio Nash Editions (and two time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member (Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Hollies)) will share the stories behind some of the images he’s made over the decades in an on-stage conversation with award-winning photographer Mark Seliger. While best known as a musician, he has also pursued a parallel career as a photographer, collector, and digital imaging pioneer. With a career spanning 30 years, Mark Seliger has photographed some of the biggest names in music, politics, business and entertainment and provided covers for some of the biggest names in the magazine and editorial world, including Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone. Mark has also lead a double life as a lead singer and songwriter for the country band Rusty Truck.
Join these two friends for a lively and entertaining discussion of their inspirations, their growth as photographers, and the many places their pursuit of creativity has lead them. Graham Nash photo – Amy Grantham; Mark Seliger photo – Nathan Podshadley
Jessica Dimmock ,Ashley Gilbertson ,Ron Haviv Moderator: Christine Nesbitt Hills
Keynote: VII@XV: Why We Shoot
Join Christine Nesbitt Hills, Senior Photography Editor at UNICEF, as she moderates a panel of remarkable talent. “What does it mean to be a visual storyteller? In an age where the sophisticated manipulation of imagery is easier than ever, and over one billion photos are taken every day, the challenges are many. On the 15th anniversary of VII Photo, agency members take us on a journey where integrity and dedication are their touchstones, and a true connection with the audience their mission.”
About the Show
Bringing The Photography Community Together
PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo was founded in 1983, and is the largest photography and imaging event in North America. Over 21,000 professional photographers, photography enthusiasts, videographers, students and educators from around the world attend the conference and expo to:
Explore the exhibit hall featuring more than 225 companies all in one place
See an inspiring array of photography, video and imaging products and services
Discover everything from image capture and color management to retouching and storage
Learn about cutting-edge innovations in digital imaging products and techniques from industry experts .The show is held annually at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.