KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

MIGUEL QUILES

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Miguel Quiles is a New Jersey-based commercial wedding and portrait photographer as well as a speaker and educator. He’s been involved in the industry for over 15 years, starting off first as a salesman at a local camera store. Since then, Miguel has been refining his skills and pushing the limits of his creative abilities. As a self-taught photographer, Miguel hopes to share his experience and knowledge with new and upcoming photographers who wish to take their work to the next level.

LINDSAY ADLER

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Fashion photographer Lindsay Adler has risen to the top of her industry as both a photographer and educator. Based in New York City, her fashion editorials have appeared in numerous fashion and photography publications including Marie Claire, Elle Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, L'Officiel,  and dozens more. As a photographic educator, she is one of the most sought after speakers internationally, teaching on the industry's largest platforms and most prestigious events, having been named one of the top 10 best fashion photographers in the world. Lindsay has worked with some of the top brands in the photographic and related industries such as Canon, Adobe, Grey, Edelman, A&E, NBC, and Microsoft.

 

BOBBI LANE

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Bobbi is an award-winning commercial photographer specializing in creative portraits on location and in the studio. Lane's multi-faceted approach to photography incorporates over 35 years of technical experience with innovative artistic interpretation. Lane shoots primarily people on location for editorial, corporate, and advertising accounts as well as photographing "real people" and travel for stock.

As a dedicated photo educator, she brings insight and enthusiasm to her students in workshops held worldwide. Bobbi is known for teaching lighting techniques for portraits, both natural and strobe, and also for leading international photo travel workshops. Bobbi's excellent rapport and communication with her students inspires and motivates, while her straight-forward teaching style reaches students of many different skill levels.

 

TRACIE MAGLOSKY

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Tracie is an award-winning wedding and portrait photographer living in the greater Cincinnati, Ohio area. As a distinguished member of the Visionary Program for Olympus, she travels frequently to present her photography, lighting and posing techniques for weddings, maternity and newborn photography and proven business strategies. Her studio is located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati’s Brewery and Arts District in OTR.

 

 

JUDY HOST

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Judy has redefined the Portrait Photography world with her unique talent for capturing the innocence and trust that lies within the heart of each individual and has earned her the respect and recognition of her colleagues. Her photography has been internationally recognized for its innovative style and technique. Her work has been selected for national exhibition by the Professional Photographers of America, PPA from whom she has received the coveted Masters of Photography and Craftsman degrees.  Among Judy’s awards for outstanding environmental portrait photography, she has also earned multiple Kodak Gallery Awards, an award given to those photographers who excel in creativity and the pursuit of excellence in quality. She's honored as a Sigma Pro for the Sigma Corporation which is a significant distinction shared with seven top professionals in the industry. 

 

 

KELLIE BIESER

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Kellie is a visual historian. A lifelong artist, she began her formal art training as a very young child and continued throughout her school years. At the university level, she discovered her love for the study of history and pursued that as her major. In photography, she has discovered the bridge between these two pursuits. In both her personal and professional work, she aims to document not only the faces of the people in front of her camera but also the emotions and connections of those people to a specific moment in time. The messy, the magical, the mundane…she wants to remember it all.

 

ROB KNIGHT

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Rob has been a professional artist for over twenty-five years. He’s been a photographer for more than half of that time and an educator since 2010. Rob is a two-time Photoshop Guru finalist and an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop and Lightroom. From the mountains of his home state of Georgia to the rain forests of Costa Rica, Rob loves to chase beautiful light and help other photographers make great images. Rob’s current work includes shooting video along with still images to create hybrid eScapes, and he enjoys sharing the process with his workshop participants.

IAN PLANT

Ian travels the globe seeking out amazing places and subjects in his never-ending quest to capture the beauty of our world with his camera. He seeks out the hidden spaces in between the familiar, relying on long exposures, unique lighting conditions, non-traditional perspectives, and special natural events to show his subjects in a new light. Known for his inspiring images and single-minded dedication to creating the perfect photo, Ian has reached hundreds of thousands of people around the world in his mission to inspire and educate others in the art of photography. Ian is a frequent contributor to many leading photo magazines, Managing Editor of Outdoor Photography Guide, a Tamron Image Master, and the author of numerous books and instructional videos.