Speaking at Photoshop World Las Vegas

I’m extremely excited to be joining a star-studded line-up of speakers at Photoshop World in Las Vegas this September 4-6, 2013 to talk about conceptual portrait photography and ways you can use personal photo projects to land your dream shoot.

Come join me at Photoshop World in Vegas where you’ll see Scott Kelby, Matt Kloskowski, Corey Barker and RC Concepcion; Photoshop god Russell Brown and goddess Julieanne Kost; photographers Jay Maisel, Joe McNally, Dave Black, Jack Reznicki and Moose Peterson; digital guru’s Colin Smith, Jack Davis, Dave Cross, Eddie Tapp and Ben Willmore and Adobe’s Tom Hogarty, Terry White and Bryan Hughes.

Turning Your Personal Photography Projects to Profit

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
2:30pm – 3:30pm | Bonus Classes, NAPP Expo Theatre

Your best work is the work that comes from the heart. Learn ways that personal photography projects can land you jobs you’ll love to shoot. I’ll talk about ways to maximize the impact of your projects though blogs, promos and social media to generate work.

Conceptual Portrait Photography: Selling Your Ideas

Thursday, September 5, 2013
10:45am – 11:45am | Photography Technique

I’ll share the way I come up with concepts for portraits of the famous and infamous. Hear my tricks about how to sell those ideas to your subject and client. You’ll hear the behind-the-scenes stories of shoots like this portrait of The Amazing Randi and how we made him disappear for Esquire magazine.

conceptual portrait photography by brian smith

Secrets of Great Portrait Photography

Thursday, September 5, 2013
1:10pm – 2:00pm | Bonus Classes, Peachpit Theatre

With highlights from his juicy guide to shooting professional portraits, Smith shares his insider tips on connecting with people, finding the perfect location, telling a great story through portraiture, getting just the right pose, capturing emotion and gestures, arranging unique group shots, and getting just the right light. Throughout, you’ll stay inspired by the breathtaking images included of the famous and infamous: Venus and Serena Williams, Gene Hackman, Cindy Crawford, Donald Trump, Bill Gates, The Bee Gees, Antonio Banderas, Shaquille O’Neal, Don King, Anne Hathaway, Ben Stiller, Sylvester Stallone, and others.

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