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.

Photo Sponsored by Profoto

Shooting macro beauty with the B10 and C1 plus

Presented by: Billie Chiasson

Billie Chiasson will be showcasing the B10 and C1 plus capabilities as well as highlighting how you can incorporate the C1 for professional macro beauty photography.

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Photo Sponsored by Sony

Storytelling with Impact

Presented by: Danielle Da Silva

How powerful is your lens? Danielle Da Silva is more than a photographer; she is a woman of the world and an impactful storyteller with an intellectual mind and deep cultural connections and sensitivity. See the world through her eyes and learn about how to make tangible change with your storytelling.

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Video Sponsored by Zhiyun

The evolution of Zhiyun's Gimbal -Weebill S - The Tiny Giant along with Q2 and M2 gimbals & more

Presented by: Josh Morgan

Zhiyun is the world's largest supplier of compact hand held camera stabilizer gimbal products, with many new and exciting products launching this fall. In this session Josh will share his experiences and guide you through the many enhancements now available with the new WeebilLS as well as overview some of the other new products in the broad and expanding Zhiyun product line-up.

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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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Video Sponsored by Fujifilm

Creating Video Content for Social Media Using Fujifilm Cameras

Presented by: Francis BelleFeuille

Francis Bellefeuille shows you his start to finish workflow when tackling a video project for social media.

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Photo Sponsored by Nikon

Wildlife Photography - Creating Emotional Impact

Presented by: Michelle Valberg

Wildlife photography is one of the hardest genres in photography. Michelle thrives on the challenge. Her goal is to push her own boundaries, to capture her viewers attention and spark their imagination with her imagery. She will share her passion for the natural world, regale her behind the scenes anecdotes and showcase a collection of her most powerful wildlife images photographed in remote areas of Canada.

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Video Sponsored by Canon

Shooting the Academy Award Winning Film, Free Solo.

Presented by: Mikey Schaefer

Cinematographer, Mikey Schaefer will be at the Canon booth talking about his experience filming Free Solo with Jimmy Chin and the Canon cinema gear that was used.

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Photo Sponsored by Fujifilm

Shooting Stills and Motion utilizing the best of both formats

Presented by: Jonathan Bielaski

Jonathan discusses his workflow for creating amazing custom content for National and International client on location using both GFX and X Series, including the new GFX 100.

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Video Sponsored by Fujifilm

Using the Fujifilm X-T3 as a Cinematic Workhorse

Presented by: Gabriel Yee

Gabriel discusses using the Fujifilm X-T3 / MKX Cinema lenses to shoot his recent commercial work for a national auto brand as well as his upcoming documentary projects.

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Photo Sponsored by Nikon

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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Photo Sponsored by Sigma

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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Photo Sponsored by Tamron

256 Shades of Grey: Seeing in Black & White

Presented by: Ken Hubbard

In this seminar Ken Hubbard will demonstrate how to create amazing black and white images using techniques in photoshop, lightroom and a few plug-in programs that are designed to bring your B&W images to the next level. The discussion will include the importance of shooting in Adobe RGB color, Raw file modes, what does and does not make a good B&W image, understanding the difference between tonal & contrast range, and much more. You will also learn about what aperture, shutter speed and what focal length lens to use to capture breathtaking images. This seminar is meant to improve your images from a quick snapshot to gallery-worthy images.

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Capturing Images from Dusk Till Dawn

Presented by: Ken Hubbard

Join Professional Photographer Ken Hubbard as he takes you on a visual journey of images from the setting sun, through the darkness of night and then to the on first light of morning. Ken will explain all his techniques for capturing these stunning images. His lecture will take out some of the mystery of Night/Astro Photography by covering subjects such as "Knowing your Camera", "Proper exposures", and most importantly, "Equipment and Lens needs".

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Photo Sponsored by Olympus

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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Photo Sponsored by Rotolight

Using artificial light for natural-looking portraits

Presented by: Rick Ferro

Natural light creates flattering portraits but can be incredibly unpredictable. In this live demonstration, PPA Master Photographer Rick Ferro will share his techniques for emulating natural light using LEDs to create beautiful romantic imagery. Using a live model, Rick will cover the art of posing and how to paint with light to help you find your own creative voice.

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Video Sponsored by Canon

A deep dive into the all new C500 Mark II.

Presented by: Luc Lamarre

Canon Specialist, Luc Lamarre speaks to the impressive usability and imaging power featured in the EOS C500 Mark II. It's the customizable full-frame cinema camera that's built for creative freedom.

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Photo Sponsored by Profoto

The art of photographing the family pet

Presented by: Karen Weiler

Pets have taken their place in society as full-fledged family members and more and more people want more than just a cell phone shot. But, how do you work with subjects who do not pose, do not speak the same language and like to move? Karen will discuss the keys to capture the expression, personality and lighting to create the perfect portrait of mans best friend.

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Small lights, big impact

Presented by: Raph Nogal

Want to create big impact in your images? Join professional photographer Raph Nogal as he takes you through various scenarios and discusses what the A1X and C1Plus can do to help you create dramatic and memorable images. Raph will take you behind the scenes and discuss his thought process in creating big impact images. He will also demonstrate how he uses Profoto lights on shoots to help him stand out.

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Light sculpting techniques in fashion photography

Presented by: Miguel Jacob

In this presentation, Fashion photographer Miguel Jacob will demonstrate how to create unique and arresting high-contrast Fashion imagery by "Modifying the modifier". This technique is achieved by using Profoto flashes coupled with a wide array of light shaping tools in a live fashion shoot with a model. Learn Miguel's light shaping tips and tricks from his extensive experience as one of Canada's most successful fashion photographers.

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Light, brand, and life

Presented by: Ranjiv Gunarajasing

Do you want to know how to use lighting to create a brand? How does lighting contribute to keeping a life well balanced? Join Ranjiv, as he discusses under which circumstances, he relies on the A1X, B10 and B1X and how using these products allow him to save time during the wedding day as well as in post-production.

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Photo Sponsored by Elinchrom

THE MANY POSSIBILITIES OF THE ONE-LIGHT PORTRAITURE - How to effectively use and shaping the one-light setup

Presented by: Trevor Godinho

Using two different one light configurations, Trevor Godinho will go over the attributes and differences between deep and shallow softboxes. Trevor will also discuss direct and feathered lighting and how to move the subject to capture the best light. Finally, he will discuss the use of bounce cards and V-Flats to help light the subject.

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Video Sponsored by Panasonic

From Shoot to Finish: Shoot, Edit, 3D Composite

Presented by: Arudz Goudsouzian

Arudz will go through the process of sorting and arranging footage, then 3D composite a scene. He will also explain his shooting style and how he takes advantage of the LUMIX cameras.

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Video Sponsored by Sony

Wireless Pro Audio for stage or studio

Presented by: Andy Munitz

Andy Munitz, Sonys Professional Audio Product Manager, will present an update on Sony's new UWP-D and DWX series wireless microphone models. Learn about new wireless microphone functions, as well as new camera integration and location sound features.

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Sony Mirrorless for birds in-flight Photography

Presented by: Chris Dodds

Join world renowned Canadian nature photographer, blogger, photo educator and lecturer, Christopher Dodds, for a slideshow presentation about his experience using Sony long lenses for wildlife and bird photography. Chris shares his professional tips, tricks and techniques that he uses everyday to capture his artistic and technically perfect images, with particular attention to Sony long lenses and mirrorless digital cameras for birds, birds-in-flight action photography and nature photography.

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VENICE in the Field: Wildlife Cinematography

Presented by: John Banovich

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Photo Sponsored by Sony

Shooting NHL & NBA with Sony Mirrorless Cameras

Presented by: Mark Blinch

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Video Sponsored by Sony

Full Frame Cinematography on the FX9

Presented by: Meg Kettell

Learn more about the first production with FX9, a short visual documentary called "Free Range". In this interactive presentation, cinematographer Meg Kettell shares how technical capabilities developed for Sony's VENICE and Alpha cameras combine with the run-and-gun build of the FS7 to make an exciting new camera for documentarians.

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Video Sponsored by LEDGO

Exploring the use of coloured light for photo, video & film - Effective use of RGB LED Lights

Presented by: Derek Lamoureaux

Derek Lamoureux will build on the foundations of light as shown in the previous session by adding and incorporating the use of a range of RGB panel and tube lights to enhance & explore various creative looks, using both a live model as well as a table top product shot set up. This is an ideal session for videographers and photographers looking to expand their lighting knowledge and take next steps in the use of creative lighting techniques.

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Video Sponsored by Sony

The VENICE Experience

Presented by: Vicki Lean

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Video Sponsored by Sony

HDR Technologies and Workflows for Live Productions

Presented by: Hugo Gaggioni

Sony's CTO for the Professional Solutions Group, Hugo Gaggioni, discusses the SR Live system, which creates simultaneous HDR and SDR programs in the highest picture quality while respecting existing production and operational practices.

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Full Frame Cinematography on the FX9

Presented by: Takuro Ema

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Full Frame Cinematography on the FX9

Presented by: Tom Cubby

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Video Sponsored by SmallRig

Discover the ease of building and rebuilding...and more rebuilding. Make your rig into something that speaks to who you are as a creator.

Presented by: Ian Brightman

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Common and unorthodox ways to rig your gimbal systems.

Presented by: Ian Brightman

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Photo Sponsored by Olympus

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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Photo Sponsored by Nikon

Becoming a Multi-Dimensional Artist

Presented by: Gurminder Banga

Do you find yourself limited to the types of projects and clients you are working with? Gurminder has been there before and as a creator he hears you! Join him so together you can create a plan of attack to become a multi-dimensional artist.

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Photo Sponsored by Nikon

Becoming an Expert in South Asian Weddings

Presented by: Gurminder Banga

The South Asian Wedding Industry is worth over $12 billion dollars! Join Gurminder to learn from his mistakes, walk away with the secrets, and speedup the process to get fully immersed into an untapped industry.

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Capturing Mood

Presented by: Viktoria Haack

What is mood in an image? Nikon Ambassador Viktoria Haack will explain what elements to look for when shooting and editing to capture and create the mood you envision within a photograph.

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VENICE in the Field: Wildlife Cinematography

Presented by: Laura Pursley

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Photo Sponsored by Fujifilm

Create High-Impact Fashion Photography using the ground-breaking GFX100

Presented by: Miguel Jacob

In this presentation, Fashion photographer Miguel Jacob will demonstrate how to create unique and arresting high-impact fashion imagery using Fujifilm's GFX100, the highest class resolution mirrorless digital camera ever produced. Learn Miguel's light shaping tips and tricks from his extensive experience as one of Canada's most successful fashion photographers. Miguel will also share his personal experience switching from working with a DSLR to a mirrorless medium format system.

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Photo Sponsored by Nanlite

Use Of Continuous Daylight LED's Expanding your creativity for both Photo and Video

Presented by: Billie Chiasson

Billie Chiasson started her career as a natural light beauty photographer and has evolved in shooting with continuous LED light to give her more control and creativity over her images. In this session she will use LEDGO Versatile and other LEDGO fixtures while incorporating and introducing the new Nanlite Forza Series of compact, high output, daylight balanced LED fixtures, which are perfect for a wide range of both photo and video applications.

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Video Sponsored by Panasonic

Panasonic Cinema Camera lineup from Varicam to DC-S1H

Presented by: Michael Fawcett

Presentation will cover Panasonic's current Cinema camera lineup including workflow, Vlog Lut library, resources, sensor options

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Video Sponsored by Z CAM

Z Cam - Professional Cinema Cameras - Introducing the new Flagship Series

Presented by: Kinson Loo

Kinson Loo is the CEO of ZCAM, an innovative & relative new comer to the professional camera Industry. Started in 2015 they began by introducing a range of VR 360 cameras and quickly became a global leader in the industry. In 2018 they introduced the exciting E2 MFT compact 4K cinema camera. Here for the first time at ProFusion, Kinson will introduce his new Flagship Series of 6K E2-S6 Super 35, E2-F6 Full Frame and 8K E2-F8 Full Frame cinema cameras.

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Photo Sponsored by Tether Tools

Tethering Solutions on Location

Presented by: Giancarlo Pawelec

Have you ever wanted to get out of the studio and on location, with a tethered style workflow, so you can view and optimize your images, and are sure you have the shot you need? Giancarlo & friends will walk you through a live demonstration of how to get the most out of tethered photo shooting. Including setting up a workstation tethered wirelessly on location, with portable location power.

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Video Sponsored by Saramonic

UMIC-9 UHF Wireless Mic system and New Blink Series 2.4Ghz Wireless Mic systems

Presented by: Derek Lamoureux

Stop by to see some in use applications, and how to set up and get the most out of your Saramonic Wireless Audio systems.

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Video Sponsored by Blackmagic

What's New In DaVinci Resolve 16

Presented by: Hadrien Royo

What's New In DaVinci Resolve 16

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Learn to transport your subject to an exotic environment... all in camera!

Presented by: Lindsay Adler

In this demonstration fashion photographer Lindsay Adler will show you how to combine printed backgrounds, studio lighting, depth of field and more to create images that look like they were shot on location using the Canon EOS R! It's compositing... but all in-camera without the time, effort, or skillset required to do it in Photoshop!

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Maximum DOF-using focus stacking & bracketing

Presented by: Peter Baumgarten

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Long Exposure

Presented by: Francois Desrosiers

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Video With Your Olympus O-MD

Presented by: Quett Lai

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Pet Photography

Presented by: Quett Lai

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Prime Lenses

Presented by: Yannick Michaud

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Using Olympus Flashes

Presented by: Francois Desrosiers

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