NEW LOCATION! Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building in Hall B
Wednesday November 11th, 11am to 7pm Thursday November 12th, 10am to 5pm

Lighting is Everything.

Every practitioner, hobbyist or pro, whether the topic of discussion is photo, video or both, there's one thing everyone can agree on - lighting is critical and, quite probably, the most important ingredient in any composition.

Once again this year, the Creative Lighting Centre will be lighting up the ProFusion trade show floor with a stunning cast of lighting superstars. Using today's latest technologies, our presenters will demonstrate and share pro lighting techniques and tips to help you polish your skills so you can learn to light like the best in the world.

Creating beautiful lighting for beauty, portrait and commercial photography

Presented by: Billie Chiasson
Date: November 13th - 12PM | November 14th - 11:00AM

Everyone needs to know more about using soft continuous lighting for beauty, commercial and portrait photography. Photographer, Billie Chiasson, will walk you through live lighting demonstrations and show you how to create beautiful lighting situations using the flexibility and ease of the new LEDGO V2.0 Versatile lighting. After taking part, you will have a better understanding going forward of use of continuous light with still photography and the unique abilities of the LEDGO Versatiles to create beautiful work for both yourself and your clients.


Studio Lighting on Location

Presented By: Justin Van Leeuwen
Date: November 13th - 4PM | November 14th - 2:45PM

You don't need the biggest, most powerful lights to create beautiful studio-quality portraits. A few battery packs can work just as well in a controlled environment or on-location. See how the Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL can work with Elinchrom's vast array of light modifiers to create stunning portraiture anywhere you go.

Capturing motion and movement with a flash

Presented By: Philip Sutherland
Date: November 13th - 5:15PM | November 14th - 4PM

Join us for a informative presentation on capturing motion and movement using flash. We are going to create stunning images of dancers in motion using Elinchrom Flashes and modifiers and we will discuss equipment and practical tips and tricks for lighting and adding drama to your shots, when to take the shot and how to work with the subject to achieve awesome results.

How to Choose the Right Light

Presented By: Dale Sood
Date: November 13th - 1:15PM | November 14th - 12:15PM

Dale will demonstrate a wide range of LED lighting fixtures and modifiers. He will explore their various features and discuss a range of applications for their use in creative cinematography and video production.

Billie Chiasson


Billie Chiasson is a Portraiture and Fashion Photographer located out of Toronto. Billie's style is unique and is often described as nothing less than "beautiful". Billie has been shooting for over 10 years and has several publications under her belt. She has also been very involved in seminars & workshops throughout Canada.

Justin Van Leeuwen


Justin Van Leeuwen is a commercial photographer based out of Ottawa. His portraits are usually taken for corporate headshots, online portfolios, as well as editorial use. He's been working with Elinchrom lights since the first iteration of the Quadra and is proud to be an Elinchrom Ambassador today.

Phil Sutherland

West Toronto Photography Group

Phil is a professional photographer and owner of Revprint Studio 205 in Toronto. He is the founder and director of the West Toronto Photography Group - a not for profit arts group supporting photographers and the community since 2010. He shares his passion for light by teaching photography lighting workshops and creating interactive light art installations for festivals here and abroad.

Dale Sood


Dale Sood is an award-winning filmmaker, cinematographer, and educator. Many of his films have been screened globally, including at The HotDocs International Documentary Film Festival. Dale has vast experience working with numerous fashion and beauty brands. He has directed and shot commercial spots for Toronto's TOM & TW Fashion Week. Dale also teaches cinematography courses for Raindance and L.I.F.T. (Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto).


12:00PM Billie Chiasson Creating beautiful light for beauty, portrait and commercial photography LEDGO
1:15PM Dale Sood How to Choose the Right Light LEDGO
4:00PM Justin Van Leeuwen Studio Lighting on Location Elinchrom
5:15PM Philip Sutherland Capturing motion and movement with a flash Elinchrom
11:00AM Billie Chiasson Creating beautiful light for beauty, portrait and commercial photography LEDGO
12:15PM Dale Sood How to Choose the Right Light LEDGO
2:45PM Justin Van Leeuwen Studio Lighting on Location Elinchrom
4:00PM Philip Sutherland Capturing motion and movement with a flash Elinchrom