JULY 26th - 28th


We are excited to announce the Nikon Photo Academy is coming to Las Vegas! During three days of exclusive workshops taught by Nikon experts, you will discover the full potential of your camera and gear, develop your creative vision, and push your skills to a whole new level.


Nikon Photo Academy is designed to challenge intermediate to advanced level photographers. This is your opportunity to expand on the skills you already have and find out how you can improve. Sign up for the VIP Experience, where you will meet and learn from Nikon Professional Service Market Representative Paul Van Allen and World-Renowned Wedding, Portrait and Fashion photographer Jerry Ghionis.


Nikon Photo Academy features 5 different seminars to choose from if you can’t commit to the full VIP Experience!

 
 

VIP Experience:  $299.00 
($420.00 Value. Save $120.00)

Ticket Includes:

5 Seminars 

VIP Meet and Greet

Keynote Presentation

Jerry Ghionis Workshop

$50.00 Nikon Gift Card valid at B&C Camera

Lunch on Sunday, July 28th

 


If you can't commit to the whole weekend package, you can sign up for the Nikon Photo Academy seminars individually.

 

Friday, July 26th

 
 

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

VIP Meet and Greet (VIP ONLY)

Join your hosts and instructors for the weekend. Special Guest: Jerry Ghionis – World Renowned Wedding, portrait and fashion photographer and Nikon Ambassador. Paul Van Allen - Nikon Professional Service Market Representative. Joel Bremer – Nikon District Account Manager.

Open to VIP Experience Attendees only!


 


 

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Landscape Photography

Experience Level: Intermediate - Advanced

For many photographers, Landscape pictures are one of the most popular types of photography. Join  Nikon Professional Service Market Representative Paul Van Allen as he takes you through an entertaining and informative look at the gear and techniques needed to get stunning results the very first time! 

Class price: $39.00

 

Saturday, July 27th

 
 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Unleashing your Nikon

Experience Level: Intermediate - Advanced

Our Nikon Tips & Tricks Seminar will help you discover those secret settings and pro-level techniques that you crave! If you are serious about moving past “what everybody else does” and want to make your images really stand out, then we have just the class for you! Nikon Professional Service Market Representative, Paul Van Allen, will be your guide as you journey through the menus, dials and settings that will make your Nikon an imaging BEAST! In a class as dynamic as this one, things are almost never the same twice.

Topics covered:

Auto Focus Modes and Settings

Customizing Your Nikon to the way You Make Pictures

How to get the Best Color from your files

Time-Lapse creation

Wireless Off-Camera Flash

And so much more! 


Class price: $29.00

 


 

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

HD Video

Experience Level: Beginner – Intermediate

Learn how to take better video using your Nikon Mirrorless or DSLR Camera. Nikon Professional Service Market Representative, Paul Van Allen, will be your guide during this class.

Class price: $29.00

 


 

4:00 PM -6:00 PM

Chasing the Milky-way: Landscapes after Dark

Experience Level: Intermediate  - Advanced

Have you ever wanted to make those amazing looking images of the Milky Way? Want to try your hand at Time- Lapse or Star Trails? What about Light Painting? Are you in the dark as to how to get started? Great News! Paul Van Allen from Nikon will help shine some light on the subject. Your first step will be in the classroom where you will be led through... where to shoot, when to shoot and how to shoot these breath-taking images.

Class price: $39.00

 
 

7:00 PM -9:00 PM

Keynote Address with Jerry Ghionis

Experience Level: Beginner – Advanced

With the flair of a fashion designer and the ingenuity of an architect, Jerry's style can be described where vintage glamor meets contemporary fashion. Widely regarded as one of the top five wedding photographers in the world, Jerry Ghionis’ theatrical and iconic images have redefined modern wedding photography. Based locally here in Las Vegas, NV and Melbourne, Australia, Jerry travels frequently on international photography assignments and speaking engagements. With the flair of a fashion designer and the ingenuity of an architect, Jerry's style can be described where vintage glamor meets contemporary fashion. His images are often simple yet are a complex blend of soul, imagination and technical skill. Renowned for his creativity, Jerry not only has the ability to capture the natural magic on a wedding day but he creates magic of his own. His natural love and empathy for people creates powerful visual story telling. Among his long list of accolades: Jerry won the WPPI International Wedding Album of the Year eight times; WPPI included him in their Top Five Wedding Photographers in the World; and he was named as the 2011 Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year by the AIPP; four times Jerry has achieved the PPA Diamond Level Photographer of the Year Award; and he won the 2009 SWPP Photographer of the Year in the United Kingdom. Jerry was named in the first ever list of Top Ten Wedding Photographers in the World by American Photo magazine. In 2011 he was named as one of the top photography workshop instructors in the world by PDN magazine.

Keynote price: $39.00

 


Sunday, July 28th

 
 

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Jerry Ghionis Workshop (VIP ONLY)

Experience Level: Intermediate  - Advanced

Jerry will demonstrate how he brings out the best in his subjects and locations in a live shoot. You will witness Jerry create amazing pictures in front of your eyes with models as he shows you how to pose purposefully and create luxurious light. He will articulate his thought process, technique and complete his vision as he proves his in camera artistry. Witness and learn the art that comes before Photoshop.

Open to VIP Experience Attendees only!

($175.00 Value)

 

 

VIP Experience:  $299.00
($420.00 Value. Save $120.00)

Ticket Includes:

5 Seminars

VIP Meet and Greet

Keynote Presentation

Jerry Ghionis Workshop

$50.00 Nikon Gift Card valid at B&C Camera

Lunch on Sunday, July 28th