Friday, April 27th

  • 4pm: Welcome & Registration
  • 5:30pm: Evening Shoot Alongs & Inspire Walk
    • Early bird registrants (those registering by October 6, 2017) can select from one of these bonus shoot alongs:
      • Natalie Greenroyd | @natalie_g_photography: Shoot with Natalie and two young children at Antelope Island
      • Rachel Nielsen | @rachelnielsenphoto: Rachel will lead you in photographing a young couple at gorgeous Antelope Island 
      • Emily Hamson | @em_hamson: Emily will teach you all the tricks of the macro trade at a local flower garden
      • Courtney Bowles | @courtneyathome: Courtney will work her magic capturing a family at Antelope Island 
      • Melissa Haugen | @missmelis1112: Melissa will also be at Antelope Island - that place is magical! - with a group of siblings
    • Photographers registering on or after October 7, 2017, will enjoy an "Inspire Walk," a downtown street photography session led by Anna Rasmussen | @annarasphoto
  • 8:30pm: Cocktail Mixer

Saturday, April 28th

  • 9am: Breakfast Together
  • 10am: Talk by Emily Hamson and Courtney Bowles | Creativity Is Not a Competition
  • 11am & 11:30am: Breakout Sessions (Registrants select one per time slot, for a total of two morning breakouts. Sign-up form released Sunday, January 21st at 7pm CST. Available on first come, first served basis.)
    • Erica Bowton | @ericaeldridgephotos | Underwater Discussion: Learn how Erica captures her kids underwater! She'll be discussing the gear she uses and how she edits those tricky blue-toned underwater shots
    • Rachel Nielson | @rachelnielsenphoto | Business Savvy: Rachel will reveal her tricks of the successful photographer trade, like how she booked photographing a wedding in Iceland!
    • Courtney Bowles & Tara Herron | @courtneyathome & @taraherron_photography | IG Know How: From getting seen despite all the algorithms to making a little extra cash with sponsored posts, this duo will be sharing all of their IG expertise
    • Anna Aromin | @seldabelda | Editing Demonstration: Follow along as editing master Anna demonstrates how she transforms images from fun to fantastic in Photoshop. You will walk away being inspired to be bold in your own edits!
    • Stephanie Bryan | @stephaniebryan | Editing Demonstration: Stephanie's images are crisp and clean and she can edit like a boss. Join her as she discusses her editing workflow and be inspired to try her tricks of the trade on your images
    • Natalie Greenroyd | @natalie_g_photography | Lensbaby Love: Natalie will be discussing all things Lensbaby and how you can incorporate this fun line of lenses into your everyday 
  • 12pm: Vendor Visits
  • 12:30pm: Lunch Bunch! Lunch with an intimate group of photographers and an instructor at a downtown Salt Lake City restaurant
  • 2pm: Talk by Meg Loeks | The Power of Storytelling: How Lenses, Light and Artistic Editing Impact Your Images
  • 3pm & 3:30pm: Breakout Sessions (Registrants select one per time slot, for a total of two afternoon breakouts. Sign-up form released Sunday, January 21st at 7pm CST. Available on first come, first served basis.)
    • Kate Holmes | @_graceandjoy_ | Headshot Swap: If you’re in need of a new headshot but don’t feel like wielding the camera remote, you’re in luck! Kate will share some tips then get you a partner so you can take home an awesome headshot for your IG profile and website
    • Emily Hamson | @em_hamson | Macro Mania: If you are hoping to think outside the "capturing my kids" box, join Emily as she inspires you to try your hand at macro! Learn how to make macro magic and take home some tips to practice when you want photo therapy
    • Meg Loeks | @meg_nlo | Artificial Light: Though she loves natural light, Meg can also work artificial light like a boss! Join her as she discusses how and when she uses artificial light in her creative process
    • Susan Grimes | @susan.grimes | Editing Demonstration: Susan's work is full of fun colors & bold looks and here she'll be sharing how she edits her images step-by-step. Bring a laptop so you can follow along & apply her insights to your own images
    • Melissa Haugen | @missmelis1112 | Editing Demonstration: If you've felt frustrated in not being able to execute your editing vision, this is the breakout where Melissa can help you bust that rut! She will be editing and answering questions on how she achieves her style
  • 4pm: Vendor Visits
  • 6pm: Evening Shoot Alongs (available on first-come, first-served basis) 
    • Meg Loeks | @meg_nlo: Meg will walk you through how she tackles low light in this intimate indoor session with a young girl
    • Tara Herron | @taraherron_photography: If you've wondered how Tara captures such magical images indoors, this is the shoot along for you
    • Anna Aromin | @seldabelda: This shoot along will have a large emphasis on nature (from one of the best nature photographers around!) and you will learn how to seamlessly incorporate a young child into a beautiful nature scene
    • Stephanie Bryan | @stephaniebryan: If you are interested in film, this is the place for learning Stephanie's tips and tricks. She will show you how she uses film and digital to capture images in downtown Salt Lake City.
    • Erica Bowton | @ericaeldridgephotos: Erica knows how to rock her Lensbaby like no other, and she is happy to show you all her tricks while shooting two sisters at a beautiful outdoor Salt Lake City location
    • Susan Grimes | @susan.grimes: If you want to learn how to capture playful images, you will want to learn from Susan. Join her as she photographs siblings at a playground
    • Melissa Haugen | @missmelis1112: Melissa walks you through the steps of creating beautiful images of children with this outdoor shoot along with young children
    • Courtney Bowles | @courtneyathome: Courtney knows how to get the best out of little boys and follow her as she works her magic at this outdoor shoot along

Sunday, April 29th

  • 9am: Breakfast Together
  • 10am: Q&A Panel with Instructor Photographers | If you still have those burning questions to ask your favorite photographers, now is the chance to get your answer! We will gather for a back-and-forth conversation all about all things photography. Erica, Natalie, Rachel, Tara, Susan & Meg will be sitting on our panel.
  • 11am: Editing Sessions for Saturday Shoot Along Images | So now that you've photographed alongside your favorites in a gorgeous setting with adorable models, what are you doing to do with all those images? Gather in groups to polish those shots to take them from good to great! This is where you can really polish your style and pick up pointers from the pros. Courtney, Melissa, Stephanie, Anna & Tara will be showcasing their editing skills and working with our attendees on their images. 
  • Noon: Wrap Up & Goodbyes