2019 Nikon Booth Presenters at ProFusion Expo
This year’s Nikon booth presenters include some familiar faces and will introduce you to some incredibly talented new ones.
Michelle Valberg – Presented by Nikon
For the Love of Wildlife
November 13 – 1:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. – Nikon Booth
November 14 – 10:30 a.m. – Nikon Booth
Presentation: For the Love of Wildlife – Wildlife photography is one of the hardest genres in photography. Michelle thrives on the challenge. Her goal is to push her own boundaries, to capture her viewers’ attention and spark their imagination with her imagery. She will share her passion for the natural world, regale her behind the scenes anecdotes and showcase a collection of her most powerful wildlife images photographed in remote areas of Canada.
Bio: Michelle Valberg is an award-winning Canadian photographer, renowned for her soulful portraiture, majestic wildlife and stunning landscapes. She possesses a magical combination of artistic creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community commitment. She is a Nikon Ambassador, Canadian Geographic’s first Photographer-in-Residence, a fellow of the Explorer’s Club in New York City and with the Royal Canadian Geographic Society. Her work appears in numerous magazines, books, galleries, embassies and can even be seen on a coin and stamps.
Gurminder Banga – Presented by Nikon
Becoming a Multi-Dimensional Artist
Becoming an Expert in South Asian Weddings
November 13 – 11:30 a.m. – Becoming a Multi-Dimensional Artist
November 13 – 2:30 p.m. – Becoming and Expert in South Asian Weddings
November 14 – 11:30 a.m. – Becoming a Multi-Dimensional Artist
November 14 – 2:30 p.m. – Becoming and Expert in South Asian Weddings
Presentation: Becoming a Multi-Dimensional Artist – Do you find yourself limited to the types of projects and clients you are working with? Gurminder has been there before and as a creator he hears you! Join him so together you can create a plan of attack to become a multi-dimensional artist.
Presentation: Becoming and Expert in South Asian Weddings – The South Asian Wedding Industry is worth over $12 billion dollars! Join Gurminder to learn from his mistakes, walk away with the secrets, and speedup the process to get fully immersed into an untapped industry.
Bio: To Gurminder Banga, storytelling is everything. Using the skills he has learned after taking over the family business 10 years ago, he takes all the lessons he has learned along the way to lead the way for the new era of the Banga Studios family. Photographer and creator, this artist finds a connection with everything and everyone that he encounters. Gurminder is a believer in growth and stepping outside of your comfort zone by pushing the limit.
Kristian Bogner – Presented by Nikon
Intention, Vision, Creation
November 13 – 12:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. – Nikon Booth
November 14 – 1:30 p.m. – Nikon Booth
Presentation: Intention, Vision, Creation – Nikon Ambassador, Lowepro, Manfrotto and Broncolor Pro will take you on an inspirational journey of some of his new work from photographing Jaws surf competition to Grizzly Bears, Osprey and landscapes, to private jets and cars. Kristian will take you through his personal steps for manifesting his vision, share pro photography and video techniques and visual storytelling insights.
Bio: Kristian Bogner is a master photographer, director, speaker and ambassador for Nikon Canada, Broncolor, Lowepro and Manfrotto. Awarded 2018 International Photographer of the Year with the Master Photographers International Association and 3-time Commercial Photographer of the Year for Canada with the Professional Photographers of Canada Association.
Viktoria Haack – Presented by Nikon
November 13 – 3:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.– Nikon Booth
November 14 – 12:30 p.m. – Nikon Booth
Presentation: Capturing Mood – What is mood in an image? Nikon Ambassador Viktoria Haack will explain what elements to look for when shooting and editing to capture and create the mood you envision within a photograph.
Bio: Viktoria Haack’s work covers the fields of landscape, portrait, wedding, event, promotion, editorial, stock and photography education. The diversity of her work allows cross pollination of skills and experiences between these different photographic genres and allows her to stay creative and excited about the projects she undertakes. She loves nothing more than sharing her passion for photography in an educational role – whether that is over a cup of coffee and a chat or on a multi-day backcountry workshop.