ProFusion Expo 2019 Presentations

Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Hall B
Wednesday November 13th, 11am to 7pm Thursday November 14th, 10am to 5pm

See the latest gear and the industry's most celebrated speakers in an intimate, interactive environment.

Speaking of interacting with great presenters, you'll get your fill of greatness at this year's ProFusion. Plus, with the arrangement of the speakers directly on the floor, they'll be closer and more accessible than before.

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Making the Most of your Landscape Photography

Presented by: Peter Baumgarten

Every landscape photographer cherishes those times when they can photograph grand vistas like those in our National Parks. The day-to-day reality however is quite different for most of us. Join Olympus Visionary, Peter Baumgarten as he provides a wide variety of tips and techniques that can help turn even the most mundane landscapes into stunning images.

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The Wonders of the Night Sky - A Journey of Photographic Discovery

Presented by: Peter Baumgarten

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.

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Wildlife Photography - Creating Emotional Impact

Presented by: Michelle Valberg

Take the simplicity or complexity of a photograph and add emotion - you will have the perfect recipe for a highly impactful image. Michelle will present her captivating imagery and convey her approach to wildlife photography through her fun and informative story-telling approach.

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A Pro Commercial Photographer's Perspective: Why Mirrorless?

Presented by: Kristian Bogner

Nikon Ambassador, Lowepro, Manfrotto and Broncolor Pro will share why he has included mirrorless into his workflow and will take you through some of the advantages for photography, video and visual storytelling. Kristian will share some of his latest award-winning work captured with the Nikon Z series cameras and discuss settings, techniques and insights for taking your mirrorless captures to the next level.

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Planet of Light

Presented by: Dave Brosha

In this inspiring landscape/nature photography-themed talk, Dave takes listeners through his main considerations when documenting the outdoor world around him, including thoughts on composition, tools of the trade, looking for your "wow" in any scene, and thinking creatively when in situations that can sometimes, on the surface, look very ordinary.

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Within Our Own Borders: Wild Explorations in Canada

Presented by: Dave Brosha

Landscape photographers often suffer from the "all the good stuff is elsewhere in the world" affliction. In talk, Dave will take you on a journey through some of the best Canada has to offer including the Arctic and sub-Arctic...but also will also the cover the most simple of locations...like your own backyard. You'll find out why his favourite place to shoot is his own home province of Prince Edward Island (and quite literally his own backyard).

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The Art of Macro Photography

Presented by: Ken Hubbard

Understanding and successfully seeing the world through macro photography brings to life literally a new perspective. When considering the smaller scale, every detail plays a bigger role to identify the subject, decrease distraction, and create a truly impactful image. Through this seminar, Ken Hubbard will discuss how to use the equipment needed to successfully create macro images; composition and lighting; and common post production practices. Join us for this fun, creative photography topic that is accessible to every photographer!

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Travel & Landscape Photography: Travel Light and Capture the Images You Want

Presented by: Ken Hubbard

So, you're getting ready to go on a trip, perhaps it's a family vacation of 20 people or just you heading out on the trip of a lifetime? When it comes to your photo equipment a 30lbs bag of gear need not be on your packing list for the trip. This seminar will show you how to travel light and still get the images you came for. Topics covered will range from the photo bag you carry to the gear that goes into it, and how to use that gear correctly to capture amazing images. Ken Hubbard will also cover some of the basics of photography like understanding your camera's features, composition, and correct exposure.

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From Good to Great

Presented by: Lindsay Adler

What separates the good photographers from the GREAT photographers? Technique and gear certainly play a role. That is seldom the most important element that distinguishes them. Renowned fashion photographer Lindsay Adler will explain how concept and personal style help differentiate you and move your work to the next level. What are you saying with your images? How will you light? Which lens? What other tools of the visual language will communicate your message? Lindsay will talk about finding your own style. She will discuss finding inspiration for memorable images, expressing a concept, and finally her favorite approaches for creating award-winning photographs.

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Presented by: Mikey Schaefer

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