an unrivaled lineup...

keynote speakers

erichmcvey.com

Erich Mcvey

Erich is a wedding, portrait and editorial film photographer with a love for medium format cameras and natural light. Using an approach that combines documentary and fine art styles, he works for clients in beautiful and diverse locations around the world. Erich's in-person and online workshops have reached nearly 1,000 photographers looking to cultivate their craft and grow their business.

The Art & Business of Film

Keynote Address

Natural light & film techniques

master classes

post-wedding workflow w/film scans

erichmcvey.com

amy mcvey

Amy McVey is the fastest film loader West of the Mississippi. She's also a public relations and marketing specialist with extensive experience in branding and communications. For the past 8 years, Amy has worked alongside her husband, Erich, to grow his photography business while also supporting numerous other photographers looking to hone their marketing efforts through Erich's in-person and online workshops. Amy also works as a marketing consultant for Fujifilm's North American Film Division.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Building A Business &
Growing Sustainability

Master Class:
Reach excellence in customer service - the wedding planner/photographer relationship

Platform Class: Advertising is Dead

Greg has an artful and editorial approach to wedding photography. He specializes in shooting medium format film, as this provides  authenticity, luminosity, grain, softness and outstanding colors. Greg has been shooting film ever since he was a kid, processing his negatives in the family darkroom. Greg is currently based in Paris with his family. The weddings he shoots take him to some of the most beautiful places across the globe, with a true love for the South of France, Italy and California.

greg finck

gregfinck.com

Master Classes:
Creative outlets - putting together a fulfilling tutorial (styled shoot)

in-depth study of art history and the masters

Platform Class: Booking Destination Weddings

Katie is a full-time wedding photographer specializing in traditional, elopement, and destination weddings. Traveling to incredible destinations, she captures unique love stories through photography & videography. Katie studied fine art at University, but was drawn back to photography whilst planning her own destination wedding. She completed her MBA, then began running her business. She lives with her husband in Perth, Western Australia. She has photographed weddings across 5 continents and over 25 countries. 

katie grant

katiegrantphoto.com

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mastinlabs.com

kirk mastin

heathernanphoto.com

heather nan

Kirk Mastin is the founder and CEO of Mastin Labs and the app, Filmborn. He has shot for The New York Times, LA Times, and has work featured in National Geographic Adventure and Time magazine. Prior to founding Mastin Labs in 2013, Kirk shot weddings on digital and film as a hybrid photographer with his company Mastin Studio.

Platform Class: Treat Your Photography Career Like A Bonsai Tree

Master Classes:
set it and forget it - automated marketing for photographers

using mastinlabs quickly & easily in your digital workflow

Heather has been in the business of making images since 2010. Her passion for shooting is in wedding, commercial & editorial photography. Her work has been published in The New York Times, Kinfolk Magazine, Dear Grey and has been featured multiple times on the cover of Utah Bride & Groom. Heather started adding film into her workflow two years ago and she hasn’t looked back since. She loves learning and is always trying her hand at something new in the world of film…forever a student.

Platform Class: Interesting Light = Interesting Shadows

Master Classes:
how to make artificial light work for you in specific wedding applications

posing 101/editorial styled shoot with benjamin holtrop

darcybenincosa.com

d'arcy benincosa

jonathancanlasphotography.com

jonathan canlas

D'Arcy Benincosa is the founder of The PATH Worldwide Workshops, a destination wedding photographer, and a business coach to creative entrepreneurs. Believing that all things are possible, she is committed and passionate about living a life she loves and helping others achieve the same freedom by creating businesses that bring them joy, wealth, fulfillment and adventure. Her work has been seen in print in Sports Illustrated, Bride's, Harper's Bazaar, Style Me Pretty, and Once Wed. Her work has also been seen on The View, ABC, and NBC and featured on Upworthy, Huffington Post Weddings, and even tweeted about by Stephen Fry.

Platform Class: How I Grew My Business So Fast - From $16,000 to $120,000 In One Year

Master Class:
top 10 marketing tricks you are not doing

Jonathan has been a full-time film photographer since 1996, shooting weddings since 1999 and families since 2009. Photography is his current profession but it is also his lifetime passion. From the Film Is Not Dead workshops to the FIND Business and Ohana guides and FIND in a BOX to the creation of theFINDlab, he’s focused on building a career and a life around sharing his knowledge of film photography. We all have different reasons for picking up a camera, but that feeling that comes when we get behind the lens is universal. And for Jonathan, that feeling all starts with film.

Platform Class: Personal Work - How It Can Change Your Life And Possibly The World

Master Classes:
pajama profits: how to add five figures to your bottom line now

documenting families on film

juliepaisley.com

julie paisley

Julie is a wife, mom, wedding photographer, and mentor. Known for her use of light and her connections with her clients, Julie has traveled the world, shooting weddings and teaching workshops. Julie is an award-winning photographer and has been recognized in the industry by being voted in the "Top 100 Wedding Photographers in the US" and has been published on every major wedding blog and numerous publications, both nationally and internationally. Julie is a lover of Anthro, thinks cupcakes are in a food group of their own, and hugs everyone, so consider yourself warned.

Master Classes: so you want to be published? wedding styled shoot with style me pretty

becoming social: pinterest, instagram & facebook tips for photographers

the untapped market of destination anniversary sessions

thefindlab.com

belinda olsen

Belinda is a Utah native who started as a wedding photographer nearly ten years ago.  After several years of shooting weddings she transitioned to her true love, food photography. She is the lab manager and driving force behind theFINDlab. Belinda has a love for teaching and is really passionate about helping others feel comfortable with film photography.   When she is not at theFINDlab, you can find her in her kitchen baking and cooking with a camera right beside her.

master class: finding your voice with film

laurenfairphotography.com

lauren fair

charlastorey.com

charla storey

Lauren Fair Photography is a husband and wife team with a passion for photography! Lauren and Tim have built a business that is highly profitable and fulfilling. Named one of the 100 Most Inspiring + Influential People in the Wedding Industry by the Knot for 2017, they have been published in many magazines and blogs, specializing in whimsical, romantic destination weddings around the world. Their business backgrounds ignite a passion to help photographers tap into the simple principles of connecting to their dream clients.

master class: Building your dream team; how collaboration can explode your business.

Charla is a classic film photographer, specializing in contemporary yet timeless weddings and editorials. She believes wedding photographers are in the business of making magic! Loving people, and making them feel their most beautiful is the ultimate goal. Telling their story is more than just beautiful photographs, it’s creating a curated experience and capturing unforgettable moments. As a sugar addicted gym rat, you can usually find her either adventuring with her boys, or cuddling her pups on the couch binge watching Netflix.

Master Class: Styling 101 - how to style and curate your weddings