PhotoPlus 2017 Early Registration

PhotoPlus 2017 runs October 25-28, 2017, at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan and July 11, 2017, is the LAST CHANCE for EARLY BIRD PRICING!

PhotoPlus 2017 Early Registration

If you love taking photos or creating videos and want to learn how to improve your skills, the annual PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo at the Jacob Javits Center in New York from October 25-28, 2017, is a must-attend event.

PhotoPlus is the largest photographic conference and Expo in North America where manufacturers showcase the latest technologies and renowned photographers and filmmakers share their secrets to success through dozens of educational seminars and photo walks. Early bird discounts on conference passes, seminars, and photo walks are available through July 11 by visiting and free registration to the 3-day Expo is available through September 12.
“The PhotoPlus Conference and Expo provides extensive education and growth opportunities for professionals and enthusiasts alike ranging from lighting, portraiture, post-production, filmmaking, business classes, and so much more,” explains Mike Gangel, Show Director at PhotoPlus Expo. “Our vast schedule of photo walks, master classes, conference seminars, keynotes, and portfolio reviews, combined with our large Expo hall filled with hundreds of exhibitors demonstrating the latest imaging technologies, has created a wonderful playground for anyone who loves the visual arts.”

EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS TUESDAY, JULY 11. Registration is now open.

PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo was founded in 1983, and is the largest photography and imaging event in North America. Nearly 20,000 professional photographers, photography enthusiasts, videographers, students and educators from around the world attend the conference and expo to:

  • Explore the exhibit hall featuring more than 200+ exhibitors and brands all in one place
  • See an inspiring array of photography, video and imaging products and services
  • Discover everything from image capture and color management to retouching and storage
  • Learn about cutting-edge innovations in digital imaging products and techniques from industry experts
  • The show is held annually at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Each year nearly 20,000 people from over 70 countries register to attend the PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo. Attendees of this year’s PhotoPlus Expo will have an opportunity to take advantage of special early bird pricing on several conference packages including discounts on Full Conference Passes, a 2-day Film package by Future Media Concepts (FMC), dozens of seminars and photo walks, three keynote presentations, and comprehensive programming for photography using Drones. Early registration ensures access to the widest selection of educational programming before sessions sell out, including more than 60 new classes.
This year, Master Classes will be included with any 4-day conference pass (Wednesday-Saturday), 3-day pass (Thursday-Saturday) or 1-day passes (choice of any day, Wednesday-Saturday).

More than 200 exhibitors and brands of imaging hardware, software, and accessories will be on hand to demonstrate the latest technology in the world of photography and filmmaking, conduct free educational presentations at their booth, and offer special discounts on products and services throughout the Expo.
Additional learning opportunities can be found inside the Adobe Theater, which will be conveniently located on the show floor. Renowned photographers, filmmakers, and educators will conduct 30-minute seminars during the entire Expo to provide attendees with additional tips and tricks for improving their craft, and their business.

Conference Seminars

The PhotoPlus Conference will feature over 100 seminars, including Photo Walks, Master Classes, new One Day Intensive Classes, and Keynotes. The conference program offers the following tracks:

  • Advertising / Commercial
  • Business & Marketing
  • Drone
  • Editorial / Photojournalism
  • Fine-Art
  • Inspirational / Motivational
  • Lighting
  • Motion / Video
  • Portrait
  • Post-Production
  • Wedding


Intensive Classes
Dates: Oct. 25

For attendees who really want to concentrate on one specific area of learning and are prepared to dig in for a full day of activities, Intensive Pre-Conference classes focus on a single topic including Photoshop, Lightroom, Lighting, Editing & Sequencing for Print, Wedding, and Final Cut X all instructed by industry leaders. These 5-hour sessions will provide an opportunity to learn more than the basics and come away with extended knowledge you can put to practice immediately.

Photo Walks
Dates: Oct. 26-28

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.

Master Classes
Dates: Oct. 26-28

A Master Class is a focused 2-hour, hands-on session limited to 50 participants that provides an intimate and more advanced learning experience. Master Class tracks cover a wide variety of vital photography topics including Lighting, Portraiture, Editorial, Post-Production, Business & Marketing, and more. Master Classes are included with the purchase of a 4-day, 3-day, or 1-day Conference Pass.

Keynote Speakers
Dates: Oct. 26-28

2016 keynote speakers included Graham Nash and Mark Seliger; Jessica Dimmock, Ashley Gilbertson, Ron Haviv, and Christine Nesbitt Hills; and Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittermeier.