Join us for an exciting day of learning and a hands-on photography experience. Held at Saddleback Church’s Lake Forest campus, this event will bring together thousands of passionate photographers eager to learn new techniques and see the latest equipment. The event will feature exhibitors interacting photo enthusiasts of all skill levels and introduce them to products and services in a friendly, intimate and exciting setting.
Bring your camera! We'll also have many hands-on workshops such as: Natural Light Portraits, Lighting Workshops, Creative Expression, Macro Photography, Lightroom, and Action Photography.
Camera & Equipment Expo will feature photography vendors with some of the latest and greatest in camera equipment. You'll be able to try out various cameras and lenses onsite during the workshops for free!Register NowIt's Free
Saturday, May 3
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
1 Saddleback Parkway
Lake Forest, CA 92630
In this inspiring and entertaining nature and landscape photography presentation Jennifer will teach you the basic elements of photographic composition and share her techniques to capture stunning shots. Discover the five elements of composition and creating visual impact using lenses and composition to create depth for maximum visual interest. She’ll show you how focusing on form and shape help create a striking image. Jennifer will take you on a visual journey through the natural world including stunning night sky time-lapse photography giving tips along the journey. You can view some of her images at www.jenniferwu.com
Jasmine’s rise to photographic prominence is anything but ordinary. Find out how, with little-to-no money, Jasmine left UCLA Law School and followed her photographic passion. Without even previously owning a camera, she was able to pursue photography and become one of the most sought after wedding photographers in the United States, all of this through a homespun internet-based education. Find out how this amateur—without formal photographic education, or connections became a highly regarded, award winning photographer in a few short years. Jasmine will outline how to take what you have (regardless of how little it might seem) and create a bourgeoning business. www.jasminestar.com
Find the inspiration to create fine art portraiture and gain the confidence to sell your photography as the art that it is. Kristi will talk a little about her past experiences, how to find inspiration and create artful photography that separates you from the competition, speak on the psychology behind successful sales, how to create a luxury based client experience, and how to market and get client referrals. kristielias.com
Piper Mackay will share her transition from a design career in the Fashion Industry to a professional wildlife and cultural photographer whose work is based on the African continent. While sharing a decade of her work in Africa she will discuss; the use of dramatic lighting, creating powerful compositions, marketing your work, and advice on going pro. pipermackayphotography.com
Veteran family and wedding photographer Robert Ortiz shows you the ropes and gives you tips on posing couples in this hands-on workshop where you will be able to photograph couples alongside him and perfect your craft.
Local professional wedding and portrait photographer Andrew James Abajain conducts a natural light hands-on workshop on how to pose families in an outdoor, natural setting.
Accomplished food photographer and technical expert Kent Cameron shows you the secrets of getting amazing results while shooting smaller subjects such as food and flowers up close and personal.
Capturing a dynamic action shot is challenging. Chris Ortiz breaks it down, showing you tips, tricks and techniques on how to create the unique and visually stunning shots you’ve always wanted in this live workshop.
Renowned wave photographer/artist Larry Beard will show you how to transform ordinary images into extraordinary art. Larry will share with you his journey of becoming one of California's top professional coastal photographers.
Local professional photographer and teacher Don Haynes will teach you how you can soften skin, brighten eyes and whiten teeth quickly and easily using simple techniques in Lightroom.
Jennifer Wu – Nature’s Elusive
Jasmine Star - Marketing, Branding,
(Win a Free Lunch)
Exhibitors Expo & Contest Voting
Workshop Session 1
Workshop Session 2
Simply register for the event and we will keep you in the loop about the photo contest that will start in the next week.