6+7 november 2018 - Masters Seminar / European Meetup
Ticket price - €279 excl. 21% VAT/BTW - (NO VAT for ticket sales outside of the Netherlands) - TICKET IS VALID FOR BOTH DAYS
Speakers: Victor Lax, Luis Garvan, Nadine van Biljon, Leonard Walpot, Philippe Swiggers, Marieke Zwartscholten, Steven Herrschaft, Dries Renglé, Rob Adams
(Header image by Victor Lax)
The breaks, dinners & party will give you an excellent opportunity to share information and create friendships for life with fellow wedding photographers.
6 November - Day 1 - Presentations & Party
At a historical location in the city centre of Breda this will be a full day of world class presentations, topped off with a party in the always "gezellige" (cozy) Breda.
9:00 doors open
10:00 Start presentations
17:00 Drinks on the house
Buffet Dinner included
7 November - Day 2 - Presentations
10:00 doors open
11:00 Start presentations
17:00 Drinks on the house
Victor Lax - Creative Portraits
Victor has been one of the most sought after speakers for conferences around the world in the last few years. That's not a surprise when you see his style of photography and the amount of awards he's winning in international contests. As Fearless photographer of the year in 2016 and now on the top position of the Fearless All Time list, Victor has proven to be a stable force among the best wedding photographers in the world.
In his brand new presentation, he will deconstruct his images and show the path to creating his amazing creative portraits.
Nadine van Biljon - The Art of Sales
Nadine won last years Masters of Wedding Photography contest in the UK & IE with a great mix of photojournalism and portraits. With a background as a sales executive in IT, Nadine has more knowledge than just about photography. In her presentation, she will tell you all her secrets about "the Art of Selling, without seeming pushy".
Luis Garvan - The Master of Light
Luis is a world-renowned portrait photographer based in Mexico City. He has photographed many well-known people, including many photographers, like Franck Boutonnet, Citlalli Rico, Victor Lax and Fer Juaristi.
Luis wants to show the unique beauty and energy of every person that is in front of his a camera. During his presentation, he will show you how he uses light and how he directs his subjects to get to the final result.
Leonard Walpot - Weddings & Politics
Leonard is a pure photojournalist who has specialized in weddings. In the last few years, he has finished among the Top 10 in the Masters of Wedding Photography NL, Be & Lux contest, but has also been awarded with a Silver Camera for his work as a photojournalist in following one of Hollands political party, CDA.
When Leonard is on stage he will show you the differences and the similarities of working on a wedding or in politics. Get your questions ready, because this session will be very interactive!
Philippe Swiggers - Cures for Creativitosis
Philippe works as a photojournalist in weddings, commercial- and personal projects. His images can be described as funny, artistic and original. He's a regular top 10 photographer in the Masters contest and one of the founders of the highly successful "Mind the Moment workshop". Philippe's presentation will help you to be original, use inspiration but not copy and find your way into becoming a successful photographer.
Marieke Zwartscholten - Chasing Moments?
Marieke has been a teacher for a long time. Since she did the Foundation Workshop in Texas a few years ago, her storytelling style of photography has emerged to one of the better ones in the Holland and the love for teaching about this topic has grown exponentially. Her "Get Real" Masterclasses & Mentoring sessions are well know in the Netherlands and her knowledge about capturing moments even gave her the possibility to become a judge/curator on one of the latest Fearless Collections.
Marieke will be very honest with you when she's on stage. Do you really have to chase the moment you want to capture?
Steven Herrschaft - Chasing Dreams
“A 16-year-old looks in the mirror and asks himself what he wants to do for the rest of his life. A wedding photographer! "
Now 5 years later, still in university for online communications, Steven is a successful wedding photographer in Germany with numerous awards in the Masters and Fearless contests. In his presentation he will take you down a practical road how he chased his dream and made it a reality.
Dries Renglé - Let's Party!
Cliche and boring are no words in his vocabulary. Dries loves to travel, builds his own office bus, rides a motorbike, is an awesome wedding photographer and knows how to capture a party! He will show us how little you need to be successful in capturing these low light, colourful and powerful images on the dance floor.
Rob Adams - Architects of the Future
"If the past is your only guide, you won't discover anything new. So, we challenge you to open your mind, to start your expedition, into the unknown."
Rob Adams is the CEO of one of the leading Innovation Agencies in the Netherlands, Six Fingers. They have guided many companies like SIGMA, BASF, FLORIUS, ANTEA and INTERPOLIS to finding new solutions for old problems.
"Without pain, an idea will never lead to a solution." Rob will teach you in his taylor made presentation how to innovate and to renew your position in the world of wedding photography.