New York, NY—This year, a series of interactive PhotoPlus show features will enhance the attendee experience. The interactive photo, video and education spaces will allow guests to gain invaluable insights to heighten their photo and video skills. Moreover, they will hear from inspiring professionals and test new gear in a real-world setting. PhotoPlus returns to the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, October 24–26, 2019. Owned by Emerald Expositions, PhotoPlus showcases the latest advances in photography, digital imaging and filmmaking. Held annually at the Javits Convention Center, it gives attendees the opportunity to explore an inspiring array of photography and imaging products and services from the industry’s leading manufacturers and brands.
New Interactive PhotoPlus Show Features
Pet Portrait Studio
Presented by Tamron, this session invites attendees to learn how to perfect their pet photography in a fun environment. In so doing, they will also support a worthwhile cause. Attendees will see live demonstrations with Tamron ambassadors who specialize in animal photography. They will also try out new lenses. In addition, PhotoPlus is partnering with Best Friends Animal Society, who will provide dogs for guests to photograph and even adopt.
PDN’s 30 Creator’s Lounge
The lounge celebrates the anniversary of PDN’s 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch. It will host photographers from the past 20 years of PDN’s 30 to share how they honed their styles as well as their best advice on how to establish and sustain a successful photo career. This dynamic event features panel discussions; creative meet-and-greets; book signings; and a DJ’d happy hour. Guests will include Shawn Theodore, Miranda Barnes, Janelle Jones and Kareem Black.
PhotoPlus Image Reviews
Furthermore, all attendees will have the chance to receive a free one-on-one review with a notable photographer. They can also discuss visual trends, technique, and postproduction.
Adobe Show Floor Theatre
Adobe will present free, 20-minute educational seminars from industry leaders in photography and filmmaking during all three days of the show.
Sponsored by Videomaker, this presentation will feature leading brands in the video and film space. In addition, attendees can stop by the VIDEO+ stage to hear speakers discuss topics for cinematographers or photographers looking to expand their craft.
The 2019 show will also include a series of exhibitions on the show floor. The Icon Gallery, sponsored by Chromaluxe and printed by Blazing Editions, will present images by Stephen Wilkes, creator of the “Day to Night” project.
Moreover, in the PDN’s 30 Creator’s Lounge, guests can tour an exhibition by PDN’s 30 2019. PDN and Professional Women Photographers also teamed up to curate and produce an exhibition highlighting talented women working in various photographic genres and styles.
Fujifilm will also present their Legacy Project. It showcases talented visual storytellers whose photography has had a profound impact on their personal journeys of self-discovery; as well as on the lives of the communities they have photographed.
Finally, PhotoPlus teams up with United Photo Industries to bring a selection of the smaller emerge-cube exhibitions. These exhibits were on display at this year’s Photoville.
Advanced registration for PhotoPlus is free for all attendees until October 23, 2019. A fee of $25 will be charged to anyone who registers on-site October 24–26. Attendees can register at photoplusexpo.com.