Featured Speakers

PAC brings inspiring industry experts to you...

Photography education, practice and networking are important to the Photographer's Adventure Club (PAC).

Learning and growing as a photography community is our top priority!  PAC Speakers are photographic artists, business, and marketing experts who provide essential advice, valuable instruction and powerful inspiration for our members.  Photography adventures - whether photowalks or travel expeditions - are another way we help you bringing it all together. Real-world events give you a place to put instruction, advice, and inspiration into action!

Here are some of the Photography Speakers who have presented to our PAC members:

2016

  • 12.16 TBD
  • 11.16- Stephen Burns - PhotoShop
  • 10.16 - Ruth Carter - Law Discussion
  • 9.16 - Giulio Sciorio - Talk & Walk
  • 8.16 - Jared Platt - Light
  • 7.16 - Nicholas Pappagallo - Patience and Consistency for the winning shot!
  • 6.16 Suzette Allen - 25 Reasons why you should try an Mirrorless Camera (Lumix Luminary)
  • 5.16 Scott Faver - Success With Social Media
  • 4.16 Miguel Salhuana - Photographing the Human Form
  • 3.16 Lisa Langell - Wildlife As Art
  • 2.16 Giulio Sciorio - Finding the Photographer's Vision (Lumix Luminary)
  • 1.16 Mark Wallace - Two years, 25 countries - what I've Learned

2015 

  • 1.8.15  Ruth Carter (Copyright Lawyer)
  • 2.12.15 Everardo Keeme Pricing your Prints for Profit
  • 3.12.15 Don Giannatti
  • 4.9.15 Nicholas Pappagallo 
  • 5.14.15 Jeff Kida - from Arizona Highways- Portfolio Building & Submission to Publications
  • 6.15 Trevor Dayley - Wedding Photographer
  • 7.15 Giulio Sciorio - Lumix Luminary (Panasonic)
  • 8.15 Brian Snyder - Brian Snyder Photography
  • 9.15 Jared Ivy - Sigma
  • 10.15 Kerrick James - Arizona Highways & National Geographic
  • 11.12.15 Cusi Taylor- Concert Photography
  • 12.10.15 Jack Reznicki - Canon Explorer of Light

2014

  • 1.11.14    Julieanne Kost, Adobe, The Creative Composite
  • 2.13.14   Peter Ensenberger, Arizona Highways Photo Editor, The Art of Composition
  • 3.13.14   Colleen Miniuk-Sperry, Arizona Highways Contributor, Wild about Wildflowers
  • 3.27.14   Mark Wallace 
  • 4.10.14   Dave Barnhardt
  • 5.8.14     Josiah Leverich
  • 6.12.14   Christopher Becker
  • 7.10.14   Bob Coates - Sponsored by Lumix & Panasonic
  • 8.14.14   Lisa Langell 
  • 9.4.14     Joel Grimes (At Photoshop World)
  • 9.11.14   Michele Celentano, Canon Explorer of Light
  • 10.9.14   Dan Holmes
  • 11.13.14  Jared Platt, (Pro Photo)
  • 12.4.14  Joey Carman -Adding a Signature Touch with Panoramic Photography
  • 12.12.14  PAC Phoenix Holiday Party

2013

  • 1.17.13    Sean Rogan, SmugMug Hero, Maximizing your Business & Revenue
  • 2.21.13   Levi Sim, Light Centric Photography: How to Light People & Landscapes for stunning pictures every time!
  • 3.21.13    Jared Platt, Professional Wedding & Lifestyle Photographer, Increasing Profit: Economic Lessons for the Artsy Fartsy Photographer
  • 4.2.13      Scott Baxter, 100 Years, 100 Ranchers
  • 4.11.13    Ken Sklute, Canon Explorer of Light, Seeing the Unseen
  • 4.17.13    Ken Sklute, Canon Explorer of Light, Exposing Correctly for HDR
  • 5.9.13      Michele Celentano Canon Explorer of Light, Life, Love, Families and the Art of Posing....
  • 6.13.13    Melissa Jill, Build a Loyal Blog Following
  • 7.11.13    Ruth Carter, Copyright Lawyer, Getting Legal about Photography - covering business formation, contract templates, copyright, and social media law
  • 8.1.13     Don Giannatti, Lighting for Texture, Dimension & Contrast
  • 9.5.13     Matt Kloskowski, Kelby One, Lightroom Workflow Crash-course
  • 10.10.13 Scott Faver, Customers for Life
  • 11.1.13    Joel Grimes, The Creative Revolution

2012

  • 1.19.12    Colleen Miniuk-Sperry, Arizona Highways Contributor, Wild about Wildflowers
  • 2.16.12   David Hepburn Jr, Motivational Speaker, Stop Being a Penguin - Use your Uniqueness to build a business
  • 3.15.12   Cheyenne L. Rouse, Outdoor Photographer Magazine, The Journey Back to Creativity 
  • 4.19.12   Mark Kilian, Adventurist & Technologist, Better Workflow from Camera to Output
  • 6.28.12  Dave Barnhardt, of Business Blogging Pros, If Facebook is the Answer, What is the Question?
  • 7.23.12   Melissa Jill,Wedding Photographer, Learn from My Experience
  • 8.30.12  Everardo KeemePricing your Prints for Profit
  • 9.27.12   Lewis Kemper, Canon Explorer of Light,  Taking Advantage of Digital
  • 10.23.12 Lisa Langell, Wildlife Photographer, Photographing Wildlife Taking your Vision to Fruition
  • 11.29.12  Nicholas Pappagallo Jr, Lightroom Expert, What is Lightroom & Why do I need it?

Exciting Photowalks are in abundance, here are a few that our Members have loved:

  • Scott Kelby's Worldwide Photowalk - with walks in various locations around the US
  • Phoenix Zoo
  • Desert Botanical Gardens
  • Boyce Thompson Arboretum
  • Japanese Friendship Garden
  • Various Downtown areas
  • Help-Portrait

'Adventure' Photography Expeditions. . .
"PAC was here":

  • Antelope Canyon Upper & Lower
  • Horse Shoe Bend, Arizona
  • Wire Pass & Buckskin Gulch, Utah
  • Toad Stools, Utah
  • Zion, Utah
  • Bryce Canyon, Utah
  • Arches National Park Utah
  • Canyonlands National Park Utah
  • Monument Valley
  • San Francisco & Santa Cruz California
  • Albuquerque Balloon Festival, New Mexico
  • Sedona, Arizona
  • Flagstaff & Jerome AZ
  • Havasupai Falls, Arizona
  • Joshua Tree National Park, CA
  • San Diego, CA