Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Kelby, Ghionis, Laforet, Petty, Voclain, Grimes & Many More! PhotoPro Expo 2012 Blasting Off!

Register Now LROK gang, today I’m pulling the trigger on the most exciting photographic event of 2012. Mark your calendars for

When: February 2, 3, 4, & 5, 2012

Where: Greater Cincinnati, OH

Lodging: Marriott Rivercenter 4 star hotel $99!

 Register today – only $139 till August 31, 2011! 

Here is the deal!

  • 4 Full Days! - 12 World Class Speakers - 1 Fantastic Opportunity!
  • Print Competition, Image Review,$10,000 in Image Awards and Door Prizes!
  • Largest tradeshow ever - 50 Vendors, Model Shootouts, Speedlighting Clinics, & Tech Help Desk
  • VIP Seating for first 100 to register!

PhotoProExpo 2012

Christmas in August Rates

4 Full Days - Only $139! ($279 value)

Must be booked by August 31, 2011

PhotoPro Expo 2012 is shaping up to be one of the top 2012 photography conventions nationwide! The anticipated speaker line up will blow you away!  Just check out the line up so far:


Scott Kelby Scott Kelby:  Editor and Publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Editor-in-Chief of Layers Magazine; training director and instructor for the Adobe Photoshop Seminar Tour, President -National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), CEO of Kelby Media Group, and author of a string of bestselling technology books.  Since 2004, Scott has been distinctly awarded with being the world’s #1 best-selling author of all computer and technology books, across all categories. [link]

jerry_ghionis Jerry Ghionis:  Widely regarded as one of the top five wedding photographers in the world, Jerry Ghionis’ theatrical and iconic images have redefined modern wedding photography. He was the first Australian named in the first ever list of Top Ten Wedding Photographers in the World by American Photo magazine. Jerry is also proud to have won the WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photographers International) Wedding Album of the Year for a record seven times among his long list of accolades. [link]

Photo of Vincent Laforet - 2006 Vincent Laforet: Vincent, a three-time winner at the prestigious 2010 Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, is a Pulitzer Prize–winning photographer who is known for his forward-thinking approach to image-making and storytelling. In addition to having been commissioned by just about every important international publication—including Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, and Life. [link]

Sarah Petty Sarah Petty:  Sarah is a highly-acclaimed speaker, author, MBA and coach who has inspired thousands of boutique business owners to use beautiful marketing to take their business to the next level. Her expertise is based on over 20 years helping build the Coca-Cola brand, meeting the marketing goals of a top regional advertising agency's clients and building her own successful  boutique photography studio. This studio was named one of the most profitable in the country within just five years in business. [link]

Kirk 2 Kirk Voclain: Kirk Voclain is the award-winning owner and photographer of Kirk Voclain Photography in Louisiana. Kirk is one of the top portrait photographers in the country, honored with numerous Fuji and Kodak Masterpiece Awards, and he is published in many popular photography magazines and spoken at several national conventions. When he isn't shooting, Kirk manages, an online community he founded for professional photographers. [link]

Skip Cohen Skip Cohen:  Skip Cohen is President/Founder of Marketing Essentials International, a marketing consulting firm specializing in projects dedicated to photography. He is also a guest editor for Photo District News and responsible for Focus on Weddings, published in December. He is the past president of Wedding and Portrait Photographers International Association, and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hasselblad USA Inc. [link]

Lindsay Adler Lindsay Adler:  Lindsay is a professional fashion and portrait photographer based in New York City. Her work has been featured in several international fashion and photography magazines including Sublime Magazine, Popular Photography, Professional Photographer, Shutterbug, Rangefinder and dozens more.  Her visual art work crosses many disciplines within photography and video.  Lindsay teaches photography workshops at major conferences and seminars reaching thousands of photographers worldwide. [link]

Joel-Grimes-bio Joel Grimes:  Joel worked with the top advertising agencies across the globe for clients such as Abbott, Arizona Office of Tourism, AT&T, Febreze, Discovery Cannel, Goldman Sachs, Hewlett Packard, Honda, Hyatt, Qwest, Sony, Visa, Volvo, and Red Bull. His has traveled on assignment to all 50 states in the US and over 50 countries worldwide. His book “Navajo, Portrait of a Nation” received numerous photographic and design awards, as well as an eighteen-month solo exhibit at the Smithsonian American History museum. [link]

Syl Arena Syl Arena:  Syl recently published his best selling book 432 page opus, the Speedliter’s Handbook, detailing the use of Speedlighting – all their features, functions, and applications. Syl Arena specializes in commissioned and stock photography for advertising, editorial, hospitality and private clients. Syl studied commercial photography at Brooks Institute and fine art photography at the University of Arizona.  Syl's first blog,, gained a global audience within a year of its launch. Syl launched his second blog,, as a way to share his expertise on Canon flash techniques. [link]

Janice Wendt Janice Wendt:  Janice Wendt is one of the industry’s most respected retouch and image enhancement artists, one who “trains the trainers” on numerous techniques related to digital imaging. As an education and training manager at Nik Software, Janice instructs professionals across the country in all aspects of digital capture and digital workflow. Her practical approach to retouching features alternative, timesaving techniques for professional and beginning photographers alike. Janice is also a commercial and portrait photographer with more than 25 years of experience in film and digital photography. [link]

And more speakers to be announced! 

This is your once in a lifetime chance to experience the top trainers in the world, all at one conference:

The PhotoPro Expo 2012!


  1. Is there a promo code for the hotel reservation rate? Thanks in advance.

  2. I like this. Very professional and well thought out.