About the Conference

The Best Education and Classes for Professional and Amateur Photographers

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Dates: Oct. 25 – Oct. 27, 2018

Location: New York City/Javits Convention Center

PhotoPlus Expo in NYC offers the ultimate experience in photography, video, and digital imaging workshops and classes. Whether you want to improve your craft, learn how to run a successful photography business or discover the latest trends and technology, the entire conference is dedicated to helping expand your expertise.

The 2018 PhotoPlus conference takes place October 25-27 at the Javits Center in NYC and will feature over 90 seminars, including Photo Walks, Master Classes, and Keynotes. No other conference packs as much education into three days; equip yourself with everything you need for the year at PhotoPlus Expo.

The conference program offers the following tracks:

  • Advertising / Commercial
  • Business & Marketing
  • Editorial / Photojournalism
  • Fine Art
  • Portrait (People, Boudoir, Fashion, Pets)
  • Lighting / Posing
  • Inspirational
  • Mobile
  • Outdoor & Travel
  • Filmmaking
  • Post-Production / Technical
  • Street Photography
  • Drone
  • Wedding / Events
  • PDN Talks
  • Keynotes

Workshops Led by the Legendary Photographers & Experts

Don’t miss out on our annual seminar series in NYC featuring expert teachers from all over the world, such as Lindsay Adler, Kwaku Alston, Leslie dela Vega, Gabriella Demczuk, Anna Dickson, Peter Hurley, Julieanne Kost, Sarah Leen, Jay Maisel, Brad Ogbonna, Gus Powell, Joe Pugliese, Douglas Spotted Eagle, Art Streiber, and Roberto Valenzuela.


Workshops are focused, interactive two-hour sessions in the classroom, limited to 50 participants to provide a more in-depth learning experience. These workshops will provide an opportunity to come away with new knowledge that you can immediately incorporate into your practice.

Master Classes (In Conversation)

These two-hour sessions with esteemed photographers, creatives, and art buyers, are designed to facilitate open discussion in an intimate, comfortable setting. Attendees can connect with industry icons and creative leaders with hiring power, providing a richer, fuller experience.

Master Classes

A Master Class, limited to 50 participants, is a focused, two-hour session that provides a more intermediate to advanced learning experience.

PDN Talks

Photography’s doers and creators delve into the present and future of photography in this brand-new series of provocative 50-minute discussions. Exploring topics ranging from pop culture to politics to the future of visual storytelling, photographers, reps and creatives will discuss the dynamic world of photographic art and communication, leaving photographers and photo lovers inspired and informed.

Photo Walks

Try new products and gear on one of our intimate Photo Walks led by some of the industry’s biggest photographers. Use the New York City streets as your backdrop to learn lighting and technical techniques, as well as composition and design.

Keynote Speakers

Join us this year for keynotes from two iconic photographers and one rousing panel discussion. 2018 speakers include Lynsey AddarioDuane Michals, and a panel discussion led by Allen Murabayashi and Adriana Teresa Letorney!

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