ProFusion Schedule

2 full days of engaging presenters!

Presenting our 2021 roster of incredible presenters for ProFusion!

ProFusion has become a magnet for so many top professionals and like-minded enthusiasts because we’re always the first in Canada to showcase some of the most buzz-worthy new cameras, lighting, software and other gear everyone wants to get their hands on. It’s your chance to get a jump on the latest equipment, and to do it conveniently under one roof in an intimate, informative, interactive environment. It’s a place where the world’s leading manufacturers gather to display and demonstrate their latest products


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  • November 17


  • Join Michelle Valberg for an inspirational and in-depth presentation of some of her most iconic (and recent) wildlife imagery, created using Nikon Cameras and NIKKOR Lenses. As a Nikon Ambassador, Michelle makes iconic images of the scene and wildlife in front of her lens; images that are not soon forgotten. Enjoy this extremely rare opportunity to see some never before seen images, and hear directly from Michelle about her process and her inspiration for the images shown throughout this presentation.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 2

  • Macro photographers play by a different rulebook. Not only are the technical challenges more prominent, but so too are the creative opportunities. This talk aims to explore many elements of macro photography from composition to staging, various subjects you might never have considered, and how to handle the mistakes you make along the way as a critical component in your success.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 1

  • Understanding and controlling light quality has been at the core of Tony’s workshops and presentations for more than twenty years. Attendees of this program will learn how to see a unique perspective and not be afraid to push the limits of their experience and talents after listening to a few technical points on light and shadow and perhaps a better understanding of their tools. Tony Corbell will discuss and illustrate and illustrate lighting and its tools in depth. He’ll also showcase the difference between Light QUALITY and LIGHT Quantity.
    LIGHTING
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 2

  • From $350.00 all the way up to production level equipment, join Roland Pro AV’s sales team as they present a selection of audio and video switchers that bring together your mobile phones, tablets, cameras, camcorders, computers and microphones to help create a professional looking and sounding presentation or event. - Who should attend? Streamers, Gamers, eSports, Educators, Trainers, Worship, Live event producers, Videographers and Content creators. - Switch, Mix, and Create Like a Pro
    PRODUCT LAUNCHES/OVERVIEWS
    Where
    Main Stage 3

  • When someone gets in front of your lens, they are giving you the incredible privilege to potentially document some of their most intimate stories... their legacy. What do you do with that privilege? Do you live up to your potential? We never know when we will get another opportunity, so don't throw away your shot! Learn how Caroline Tran builds rapport with clients of all ages, from 0 to 101, allowing her to tell more intimate stories, with greater depth than many clients have ever shared with anyone else. This trust is what allows her to create moving photos and film that has preserved people's legacies, especially for those who have passed.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 2

  • Tamron Tech Rep Armando Flores will walk you through inner workings of a Tamron lens. He will address topics like optical design, lens construction, and lens selection, as well as many more topics. This will be an informative seminar that will empower you with latest lens technology, that will assist you with you next lens selection.
    PRODUCT LAUNCHES/OVERVIEWS
    Where
    Main Stage 2

  • Jacquie Matechuk is an expert at capturing speed. Whether it is a tracking an Osprey as they fish for food to bring back to their nests, or capturing the world’s greatest action sports athletes at the X-Games, Jacquie freezes a moments in time. Now with the technological capabilities of the R3, Jacquie shares how her work is elevated through her gear, and also shares her experiences, stories, and wisdom with the virtual attendees of Profusion.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    PRODUCT LAUNCHES/OVERVIEWS
    Where
    Main Stage 1

  • Creating compelling content takes dedication, hard work, and most importantly, passion. Join Rachid Dahnoun as he takes you through his life spent behind the lens shooting for some of the biggest names in the business. Learn how to take your passion for the subjects you shoot and translate that into meaningful photographs that will resonate with your audience.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 3

  • Recognized as an industry leader in creative professional markets, Dan (Dano) Steinhardt joined Epson in 2001 as its Professional Imaging Marketing Manager. In addition to his marketing responsibilities in professional photographic markets, Dano combines his decades-long background in art and design with the colour science of displays and projection systems participating as an expert on international standards bodies.
    PRINTING
    Where
    Main Stage 1

  • As a Gen-Z, technology has been essential to my life's journey, especially when it comes to discovering my purpose. In this presentation, I will explore my origin story as a young creative, discovering filmmaking and photography as the ultimate expression of my passion for social justice. I will share the evolution of my craft as a documentarian, highlighting the stories of incredible grassroots activists during my first round-the-world trip to make my award-winning feature documentary The Sunrise Storyteller. I will share my lessons about using storytelling as a powerful tool for social change.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    VIDEOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 3

  • Working with both professional and amateur athletes, Jonathan Bielaski works on the edge of light and shadow to create powerful athlete photography for some of the world's top brands. During this talk, Jonathan will show some of his recent work, talk about the production process from start to finish, as well as share some tricks and tips for working with athletes.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 1

  • The world’s first digital interchangeable dual fisheye lens capable of shooting stereoscopic 3D 180° VR imagery to a single image sensor is a leap forward for creators looking to find new opportunities for immersive storytelling. Genaro shares this exciting new development, and inspires us to think of how we can push the boundaries of our content through VR.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    PRODUCT LAUNCHES/OVERVIEWS
    VIDEOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 1

  • As a photographer that shoots across many different genres (landscapes, lifestyle, weddings), nature is very much a core influence in my work. This presentation will look at how nature inspires & shapes the images I produce.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 2

  • November 18


  • Join Bryan Egan as he walks you through a step-by-step process. on how he creates dynamic colorful commercial adverts and editorials using Adobe Photoshop. He will explain how he structures his layers, using composites, approach to masking, incorporating new color, and finally blending the elements together seamlessly. Bryan will be working on his Cintiq Pro 24” and using Photoshop CC.
    EDITING
    Where
    Main Stage 1

  • Understanding and controlling light quality has been at the core of Tony’s workshops and presentations for more than twenty years. Attendees of this program will learn how to see a unique perspective and not be afraid to push the limits of their experience and talents after listening to a few technical points on light and shadow and perhaps a better understanding of their tools. Tony Corbell will discuss and illustrate and illustrate lighting and its tools in depth. He’ll also showcase the difference between Light QUALITY and LIGHT Quantity.
    LIGHTING
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 2

  • From $350.00 all the way up to production level equipment, join Roland Pro AV’s sales team as they present a selection of audio and video switchers that bring together your mobile phones, tablets, cameras, camcorders, computers and microphones to help create a professional looking and sounding presentation or event. - Who should attend? Streamers, Gamers, eSports, Educators, Trainers, Worship, Live event producers, Videographers and Content creators. - Switch, Mix, and Create Like a Pro
    PRODUCT LAUNCHES/OVERVIEWS
    Where
    Main Stage 3

  • Join multi-award-winning photographer Sean LeBlanc to learn how to elevate your creative wedding and portrait photography and ignite your creative spark. Sean will provide an in-depth look into the creative process (see, compose and create) and share ten tips for creating masterful, bold and beautiful wedding and lifestyle portraits.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 2

  • Working with both professional and amateur athletes, Jonathan Bielaski works on the edge of light and shadow to create powerful athlete photography for some of the world's top brands. During this talk, Jonathan will show some of his recent work, talk about the production process from start to finish, as well as share some tricks and tips for working with athletes.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 2

  • Nikon Ambassador Kristian Bogner will take you on an inspirational journey of some of his new work from photographing fast action such as mountain biking, motocross, to landscapes and studio work. Kristian will take you through his personal steps for manifesting his vision, share pro photography and video techniques and visual storytelling insights.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 3

  • Recognized as an industry leader in creative professional markets, Dan (Dano) Steinhardt joined Epson in 2001 as its Professional Imaging Marketing Manager. In addition to his marketing responsibilities in professional photographic markets, Dano combines his decades-long background in art and design with the colour science of displays and projection systems participating as an expert on international standards bodies.
    PRINTING
    Where
    Main Stage 2

  • Jacquie Matechuk is an expert at capturing speed. Whether it is a tracking an Osprey as they fish for food to bring back to their nests, or capturing the world’s greatest action sports athletes at the X-Games, Jacquie freezes a moments in time. Now with the technological capabilities of the R3, Jacquie shares how her work is elevated through her gear, and also shares her experiences, stories, and wisdom with the virtual attendees of Profusion.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    PRODUCT LAUNCHES/OVERVIEWS
    Where
    Main Stage 1

  • Photo journalistic styled portraits all shot on 35mm b&w film. I shoot handheld with available light with a Nikon F5 and Tamron lenses, all on Ilford Delta films carefully processed in ID-11. These are straightforward gutsy images of real people in their environment. All shot for publication.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 1

  • As a Gen-Z, technology has been essential to my life's journey, especially when it comes to discovering my purpose. In this presentation, I will explore my origin story as a young creative, discovering filmmaking and photography as the ultimate expression of my passion for social justice. I will share the evolution of my craft as a documentarian, highlighting the stories of incredible grassroots activists during my first round-the-world trip to make my award-winning feature documentary The Sunrise Storyteller. I will share my lessons about using storytelling as a powerful tool for social change.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    VIDEOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 2

  • When someone gets in front of your lens, they are giving you the incredible privilege to potentially document some of their most intimate stories... their legacy. What do you do with that privilege? Do you live up to your potential? We never know when we will get another opportunity, so don't throw away your shot! Learn how Caroline Tran builds rapport with clients of all ages, from 0 to 101, allowing her to tell more intimate stories, with greater depth than many clients have ever shared with anyone else. This trust is what allows her to create moving photos and film that has preserved people's legacies, especially for those who have passed.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 3

  • Creating compelling content takes dedication, hard work, and most importantly, passion. Join Rachid Dahnoun as he takes you through his life spent behind the lens shooting for some of the biggest names in the business. Learn how to take your passion for the subjects you shoot and translate that into meaningful photographs that will resonate with your audience.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 2

  • The world’s first digital interchangeable dual fisheye lens capable of shooting stereoscopic 3D 180° VR imagery to a single image sensor is a leap forward for creators looking to find new opportunities for immersive storytelling. Genaro shares this exciting new development, and inspires us to think of how we can push the boundaries of our content through VR.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    PRODUCT LAUNCHES/OVERVIEWS
    VIDEOGRAPHY
    Where
    Main Stage 1

Join us for 2 fun days of live-streamed events from your favourite brands, exclusive offers, a shopping spree contest and great deals on your favourite gear!

Canadian-premiere product launches of the coolest new gear. Exclusive hands-on demonstrations. Great tips from industry insiders. And your chance to purchase must-have merchandise on the showroom floor. Admission is free. Just register for tickets. If you’re a serious photographer or videographer, this is the place to be.

Register Here!