The Wedding Event of the Season - Morning Session: Creative Inspiration Sponsored by B&H & Canon
Monday, March 24, 2014 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speakers: Jason Groupp, Joe Buissink, Mel DiGiacomo
Event Type: Photography, Lighting, Video
Location: The New Yorker Hotel Grand Ballroom

Can’t make it to New York? You will be able to watch all our presentations live at BandH.com/wedding

You can also submit your questions to our “shooting stars” by using hashtag #BHWedding

The Wedding Season of 2014 is right around the corner and B&H is here to kick it off with a fast paced - full day of professional development seminars focusing on the creative, technical and business aspects of wedding and portrait photography along with wedding filmmaking. In addition to the educational tracks a mini trade show featuring the gear and tools to rocket you to the top of your game with specially selected vendors that will be on hand the entire day.

The Wedding Event of the Season will be led by top experts in the industry with the day divided into two parts. We require you to RSVP for either the morning session (Creative Inspiration Track) or the afternoon session (Technical and Technique Track) with bonus night session included or better yet, spend the whole day turbo charging your wedding skills and reserve for both sessions for a 12 hour mega day of learning.

Morning Session: Creative Inspiration

  • Keynote State of the Industry and Trends with WPPI’s Jason Groupp
  • Capturing  The Moment with Joe Buissink
  • Photographing  the Emotion  with Mel DiGiacomo

Afternoon Session: Technical and Technique (RSVP Here)

  • Wedding Video Integration Using Canon Digital Cinema with Adam Forgione
  • Perfect Portrait, Venue Lighting and Posing with Moshe Zusman
  • Balancing a Sustainable Business with Creative Drive with Ryan Brenizer

Special Bonus Evening Session:

  • Simplified Workflow for the Wedding Photographer in Adobe Light Room 5 with Tim Grey

Please RSVP to be emailed the exact schedule of speakers during the day.

Food and beverages are forbidden in the Grand Ballroom during this event. However, there are many choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a one block radius of the New Yorker hotel.

If you are a wedding photographer, save this date for an experience that will jump start your career or inspire your current work. It is rare that this level of talent is gathered in one place for one day and is offered free of charge. If you are a wedding photographer, videographer or filmmaker, we hope you’ll save the date and RSVP NOW for this extraordinary production created just for you. This level of talent gathered in one place, free of charge, has never been offered before.

This is why B&H has been the Professionals Source for 40 years

Chrysler and Photo Tech Camera Repair will have factory technicians on site to perform discounted sensor cleaning services.  This service will be offered while attending the event just make sure to bring your equipment.  Limited to 1 body and 1 lens per person. Chrysler and Photo Tech are the authorized repair facilities in NYC for major camera manufacturers.

Jason Groupp

Jason Groupp is the Director of Education and Membership for the The Photo Groupp, which includes WPPI and Photo Plus Expo. He’s a New York City wedding photographer heavily steeped in the industry. This will be Jason’s 25th year as a working professional photographer. Adoring New York City far beyond any healthy proportion, Jason has maintained his photography studio in West Chelsea for the past 13 years.


Joe Buissink

Joe’s exceptional craftsmanship in the art of photography has led to several recent television interviews on programs such as; Entertainment Tonight, E! Entertainment News, Good Morning NY, Extra, Lifetime’s "Wedding of a Lifetime" and a very special Good Morning America interview by Diane Sawyer.

Joe Buissink has been the recipient of several admirable awards and accolades over the years including the International Leadership Award in Photography by the International Photographic Council at the United Nations in 2003. In 2004 Joe was commissioned to photograph the International ad campaign for Kodak’s Portra film line. In 2005, he was selected as Apple’s spokesperson for their new software program Aperture which was designed to enhance the digital workflow for the professional photographer. In 2006, Joe was officially announced as the newest inductee to Canon’s exclusive Explorers of Light. In 2007, American Photo magazine nominated Joe Buissink as one of the top 10 wedding photographers in the world and in 2009, a BBC television special selected Joe as one of the Top 5 Wedding Photographers in the World. His images have received countless awards from the WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International) annual print and album competitions including several Grand Awards.

Click here to see Joe's website


Mel DiGiacomo

A self-taught photographer, Mel DiGiacomo first picked up a camera in 1968, in his words, by accident. Eventually he left his job at CBS News to become a freelance photographer. In addition to his corporate, advertising and wedding clients, Mel has worked for Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, People, Paris Match, Tennis Week, Stern and the New York Times, and is represented in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. The United States Tennis Association just announced that in the spring of 2015 Mel, long a fixture at the US Open, will be inducted into the USTA-East Hall of Fame, becoming the first photographer so honored.

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