NEW LOCATION! Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building in Hall B
Wednesday November 11th, 11am to 7pm Thursday November 12th, 10am to 5pm
Join Mag-Z’s Ryan Wang on the ProFusion Expo Main Stage as he showcases the ATOM Motion Control Arm, through an intimate live operational demonstration and power point stage presentation.
Explore the aspects of Adobe Photoshop and lightroom that are only available to pen users. See first hand how these tools can help you appreciate and control the nuance and subtleties that take an image from what the camera captured to what your heart felt when you pressed the button. Learn how to selectively enhance your photography to evoke the emotions and convey the story your audience needs to feel.
Whether you are a new photographer or a seasoned veteran, tethered photography can open up a new world of creative ideas, new workflows and a new style of photography for you.
In this session attendees will learn the benefits of tethered photography and what it takes to get started. (It's actually quite simple!) Specifically, we will cover:
- Types of tethered photography
- Making the connection: between camera, computer and tablets
- Capturing images - Software options
And in the process, attendees will pick up loads of tips and techniques for tethered success!
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.
By Path or Paddle - Photographing the Natural World: The great outdoors offers some amazing photo opportunities. Paddle and hike along with Peter Baumgarten, Olympus Visionary as he discusses the challenges and joys of outdoor photography, including tips and techniques to improve your landscape, macro, and wildlife photography.
The Wonders of the Night Sky - A Journey of Photographic Discovery: The night sky holds fascination for many people. Join Peter Baumgarten, professional photographer and Olympus Visionary as he discusses how he became an 'accidental astrophotographer' and how his passion for photographing the night sky has grown. A number of tips and techniques will be shared that will help improve your own night sky images
What’s New In DaVinci Resolve 15
Altex UAV Technologies
Presenter YiFei Zhao will discuss the various aspects for safe & legal operations for your UAV/drone including: current Transport Canada rules & regulations, the path to becoming a professional/commercial operator, how to safely travel with your UAV/drone and more!
Don Komarechka will be showcasing some of his renowned macro techniques that have earned him accolades across North America. Don is best known for his snowflake series, but he also creates magic with water droplet refractions, UV and IR lighting and lately he has delved into X-ray photography! Drop by the Panasonic booth to see how his innovative ideas coupled with Lumix gear are creating macro magic.
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
Aaron will talk about shooting the "Scars to Your Beautiful" video along with other music videos and short films using Canon Cinema EOS products
Jesse will talk about his process when creating killer IG stories and how to work/collaborate with brands when creating social content for them. He'll share his experiences using Canon gear for his Instagram and Youtube channels, along with his first impressions using the all-new EOS R camera
Jessica will speak about her experiences as a photographer using Canon gear and her rise to being one of the biggest Youtubers teaching tricks of the photography-trade
Join John Walrath, Datacolor’s Imaging Training & Technical Support Manager, for a look at a color managed workflow to help you make your best prints. He will share strategies and best practices for color management, accurate display calibration, printer calibration and the printing process. John will use several examples of his own work to demonstrate these principles that will help you share your vision with others through print. Products that will be covered are Spyder5 display calibrators and the SpyderPRINT printer profiler. There will be a chance for Q&A after the presentation or you can visit Datacolor at booth #2510
The greatest challenge to us is to remain creative. We don’t always have the room, the props, or the budget necessary to bring these ideas to life. We are also challenged by the flatness of the backgrounds we shoot against. David will demonstrate a few techniques to change that whilst keeping in mind versatility and variety. Making elegant family groups efficiently and quickly will not only endear you to parents â€“ but make them strong, extremely effective advocates for your business. It will also impress future potential clients, who have witnessed the brush-off approach at other weddings from photographers who don’t care enough. Learn simple, effective prompts to bring control to a sometimes chaotic event. Become familiar with the process of quickly ascertaining who will be placed where and why. Subjects covered include: how to use simple placements of chairs to aid the process, how to light the group, and aiming for ‘elegant yet relaxed’. David will demonstrate using a number of volunteers from the audience how to quickly assemble a group with style
Mastering light is an essential skill for all photographers. Much like an artist paints with his or her brushes, photographers use light shaping tools to do the same. In this demonstration, you will learn some of Miguel’s advanced light shaping techniques that he uses in his fashion photography to make his work stand out. He will show you how to combine a wide array of light shaping tools including grids, barndoors, and gobos in creative ways. If you want to learn how to control light in creative ways, you will not want to miss this presentation!
Utilizing Profoto’s latest offering, the Profoto B10, Raph will take you through his thought process when photographing portraits in a small space. Raph will show you the infinite possibilities when you use off-camera flash and Profoto’s light shaping tools to create images that your clients will love. Together we will explore the “Power of Small”.
Last summer, the award-winning organization, Students on Ice, sailed along western Greenland to the Canadian High Arctic with more than 100 students from around the world. It was an inspiring and immersive learning journey that connected youth to the Arctic and to the challenges we face as a global society. Our media team leveraged state-of-the-art Sony and Vistek gear to capture the journey as it unfolded and showcase the incredible beauty of the Arctic, its people, and the indelible impact the journey had on the expedition team. This presentation will speak to the experience capturing each action-packed day through considerable ice and varying weather conditions, and illustrate the remarkable footage captured throughout the journey.
In this presentation, Francis will demonstrate the unique capabilities of the FUJIFILM system to customize your RAW+JPEG shooting experience. You will learn how to create unique JPEG profiles within the camera to create amazing Out Of Camera JPEG's. In addition, Francis will explore the capabilities of the FUJIFILM RAW files and demonstrate how to easily process them using X Raw Studio software developed by FUJIFILM.
From TV commercials to series to documentaries, Sony offers the solutions I require to perform my role as director and cinematographer. Whether it's the Venice or F55 all the way down to their action cams and even smart phones, the images are consistent and provide reliable results creating an easily integrated workflow.
West Toronto Photography Group
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.
Join world renowned Canadian nature photographer, blogger, educator and lecturer, Christopher Dodds, as he shares his experience switching to Sony mirrorless system for wildlife and bird photography. Chris shares his journey into the Sony mirrorless system with many of the professional tips, tricks and techniques that he uses every day to capture his artistic and technically perfect images - with particular attention to setting-up Sony mirrorless digital cameras for birds-in-flight action photography. Learn how to take your wildlife photography to the next level!
Nikon Canada Technical Training Expert
Mark is a Senior Nikon Professional Services Technical Representative with Nikon Canada
Join Jonathan Bielaski as he talks about his process of creating engaging environmental portraits in both the still and motion realms for both editorial and commercial clients all over the world. Working with Fujifilm X Series cameras and small crews, Jonathan has mastered the ability to work fast and efficient and will share his insights into this complex logistical dance.
Explore fast action, sports and news photography with Montreal based Photojournalist Andre Pichette as he journeys further into the Sony Mirrorless system and away from DSLR for his daily work as a newspaper staff photographer. Andre was an early adapter to mirrorless and uses the system for coverage of the Montreal Canadiens, the CFL and world news. Published around the world in newspapers and magazines like the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Canadian Press, Reuters and Sports Illustrated, Andre's discussion will get you started on your own journey into mirrorless photography no matter what genre of photography you're interested in, whether you're a seasoned pro, or just starting out.
Andy Munitz, Sony's Professional Audio Product Manager, will offer an update on Sony's line of professional wireless microphones and will give an overview of recent spectrum changes in the market.