VIRTUAL WORKSHOP SPONSORS
AquaTech Imaging Solutions/ AxisGo https://aquatech.net/
With over twenty years of experience, AquaTech has been at the forefront of the DSLR/Mirrorless Water Housing design and used around the world. AquaTech is continuously working on the design and pushing innovation into our products. You can find AquaTech products being used by professional photographers in a wide range of areas such as surf & extreme sports, fashion & commercial advertising, Olympic sports, fine art & seascapes, portraiture, fishing plus many more. In 2017 AquaTech released the AxisGO range, designed for iPhone. Bringing everything we learned from our Water Housings, we were able to offer a high-quality professional water housing system for the world’s most famous modern-day camera, the iPhone. This simple to use system has allowed everyday people to enjoy the excitement of shooting in and around the water. To find out more about these products, please visit our website www.aquatech.net
B&H Photo Bhphotovideo.com
B&H is your source for all things Photo, Video, Pro Audio, and more! Come visit our 70,000 sq. ft. NYC Superstore or our even bigger website which has over 700,000+ items with full specs, customer reviews, and live chat. Our sales staff is made up of professional photographers and cinematographers with years of field experience. Our customers appreciate our honesty, integrity, competitively priced products and the fastest and most efficient customer service in the industry. Get educated and inspired by the B&H YouTube channel, Explora blog, or watch our seminars at the B&H Event Space. We look forward to meeting you at PhotoCon Hawaiʻi virtual 2020!
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $33 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2019† and was named one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2020. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.
Fujifilm brings cutting edge solutions to a broad range of global industries by leveraging its depth of knowledge and fundamental technologies to contribute to various fields, including healthcare, graphic systems, highly functional materials, optical devices, digital imaging, and document products. A global fixture over 85 years, Fujifilm is committed to responsible environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship.
Known for their rich history in photography, Fujifilm engineers, produces, and markets a full line of consumer and professional digital cameras that span the entire range of experience, style and function – including its award-winning line of premium, high quality X-Series digital cameras, and bright FUJINON X-Series lenses. Each X-Series camera is engineered to deliver photographic excellence with unsurpassed image quality and exceptional engineering and design; combining prime lenses, large sensors and cutting-edge technology to create the professional’s choice. It also sells consumer and commercial photographic products and services, including: the popular INSTAX instant film camera and INSTAX Share printer, film and one-time-use cameras; photographic and inkjet paper; digital printing equipment, along with providing enterprise service and support to a broad range of industries; and manufacturing of personalized photo products. The Imaging division also markets archival film for the preservation of color film footage; and on-set color management solutions to the motion picture, broadcast and production industries.
GODOX Photo Equipment Co.,Ltd. is a comprehensive photography equipment enterprise dedicated to providing professional imaging system solutions. Having produced photography equipment since 1993, our range of services has broadened to include research and design, manufacture, sales, and more. After years of persistence and innovation, we has been building and broadening long-term relationship with companies from all over the world. Nowadays, Godox has developed into one of the most competitive and influential brands in the domestic and international photography equipment industry.
Godox is a leader in up-to-date research and development, providing consumers with abundant choice. Godox technology offers consumers powerful compatibility and excellent performance on providing professional imaging system solutions. Our range of reliable and durable products is divided into four categories: Photography Flash and imaging equipment, LED video lights and Audio system. (1) Our photography and imaging equipment range offer: studio flash, WITSTRO flash, TTL outdoor flash, portable power inverter, speedlite flash, power pack, macro flash, lighting accessories; (2) LED products include: SL series video light, LED video light, focusing LED light, LED ring light, flexible LED light and various accessories; (3) Audio equipment range includes: wireless microphone system, microphone and more.
As always, Godox will maintain its focus on consumer needs, while continuing to develop innovative and value-added product concepts. We are committed to providing professional and high-quality light system solutions, so that more people delight in the value of photographic equipment and accessories, and enjoy the fun of photograph.
For more than 20 years, Lexar® has been trusted as a leading global brand of memory solutions – so we know first-hand just how quickly data is transforming our world. Our award-winning lineup performs second-to-none and includes memory cards, card readers, USB flash drives, SSD and DRAM solutions for retail and OEM customers. Whether shooting photos, capturing video, or transferring and sharing files on the go, Lexar memory solutions provide the performance and reliability needed to get the most from your digital device.
Our product designs undergo extensive testing in the Lexar Quality Labs, facilities with more than 1,100 digital devices, to ensure performance, quality, compatibility, and reliability. And we’re committed to providing outstanding customer service, with friendly interactions, personalized advice, and expert support. With this dedication to performance, reliability, and support, you can count on Lexar when it comes to storing the memories that matter.Lexar. Live For The Memory.
Phase One https://www.phaseone.com
Phase One A/S is the world-leading provider of medium format digital photography systems and imaging solutions for professional photographers and industrial applications. Established in the early 1990s, Phase One is a true digital photography pioneer with a passionate commitment to image quality excellence and creative freedom. Phase One’s engineering and design expertise has produced imaging breakthroughs from high- resolution camera systems to advanced software for better photographic workflows and RAW file editing. Phase One’s understanding and ability to optimize hardware and software integration underscores their award winning Capture One Pro software – widely preferred by professional photographers. Phase One’s industrial division focuses on imaging accuracy for industrial applications ranging from aerial image acquisition to cultural heritage preservation – from mapping the globe, to protecting priceless works of art and documents. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark and embracing the high demand of Scandinavian design excellence, Phase One is dedicated to delivering the best image quality and user experience. With offices in New York, Tokyo, Cologne, Shanghai and Tel Aviv, and with its expert teams of global partners, Phase One is committed to serving and supporting its customers worldwide. Phase One and Capture One are registered trademarks of Phase One A/S. All other brand or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
RED Digital Cinema is a leading manufacturer of professional digital cameras and accessories. In 2006, RED began a revolution with the 4K RED ONE digital cinema camera. By 2008, RED released the DSMC (Digital Stills and Motion Camera) system that allowed the same camera to be used on features like “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2” and “The Hobbit” trilogy, television series such as “Stranger Things” and “Godless,” and magazine covers like “Vogue” and “Harper’s Bazaar.” RED’s DSMC2 camera now offers four incredible sensor options — DRAGON-X 5K S35, GEMINI 5K S35, HELIUM 8K S35, and MONSTRO 8K VV — combined with compact and lightweight design, superior image quality, modularity and cutting-edge performance.
For more than 40 years Sony has created numerous products and technologies that have helped make consumers’ lives easier, more enjoyable and more productive. At the same time, the company has earned a solid reputation for quality, reliability, innovation and stylish design. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Sony is a leading provider of electronics, digital imaging and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets and is committed to developing new technologies that reflect the networked convergence of audio, video, imaging and information technology.
“BLISS” (noun) 1. great joy or happiness, 2. spiritual joy; heavenly rapture
Lashauna Downie is the Owner/Agency Director of Bliss Models and Talent LLC. She and her husband Regan started Bliss in August 2015. She is also the proud Mother of two adorable identical twin boys. Lashauna started her modeling career at the early age of 12. It was at that time she took part in modeling at local malls. From there she ventured out and started doing print work for Liberty House. From print work she then entered into high fashion runway modeling with the likes of Chanel, Cartier, The French Festival, Nike, International Clients and more. During that time, she met and worked alongside many models who eventually turned into lifelong friends. It has been a blessing having many of these friends follow her to Bliss. Through these past two decades she has gained immeasurable knowledge both behind the scenes and in front of the camera. Lashauna’s passion and love for the industry has brought her to where she is today. She is looking forward to showcasing her models and talent and spreading some BLISS in the industry.
Copyright Alliance https://copyrightalliance.org
The Copyright Alliance is the unified voice of the copyright community, representing the interests of thousands of individuals and organizations across the spectrum of copyright disciplines.
The Copyright Alliance represents the interests of authors, photographers, performers, artists, software developers, musicians, journalists, directors, songwriters, game designers and many other individual creators. The Copyright Alliance also represents the interests of book publishers, motion picture studios, software companies, music publishers, sound recording companies, sports leagues, broadcasters, guilds, unions, newspaper and magazine publishers, and many more organizations.
The Copyright Alliance is dedicated to advocating policies that promote and preserve the value of copyright, and to protecting the rights of creators and innovators.
The individual creators and organizations that we represent rely on copyright law to protect their creativity, efforts, and investments in the creation and distribution of new copyrighted works for the public to enjoy.
Light & Motion https://www.lightandmotion.com/choose-your-light/stella-pro
Light & Motion has been a leader in the imaging industry designing some of the most innovative, self-contained lights for over 25 years. Our Stella Pro Lights represent the most powerful, compact, cord-free continuous lights available for imaging professionals. Stella Pro lights deliver certified high TLCI and high CRI in a daylight or Tungsten balanced head. Stella’s built-in Li-ion rechargeable batteries allow our lights to run for up to 12 hours cord free, and for extended use, connect to AC or DC via D-Tap or additional external batteries. Stella Pro Lights are waterproof, designed to withstand a 1-m drop on concrete and are compatible with a wide range of portable light modifiers and mounting systems from C-stand, pistol grip to bar mounts.
We are progressive, one of the few lighting brands to design and build our products in the USA and the only brand to certify our products to the rigorous FL-1 Standard. We have been recognized for our pioneering business practices and smart carbon footprint through numerous environmental awards, including the US Commerce & Trade Research Institute’s 2015 California Excellence Award recipient. For additional information, please visit https://www.lightandmotion.com/choose-your-light/stella-pro
MEDIA BUY PAUL (MBP) is a full-service media research, media planning and media buying agency based in Honolulu, Hawaii with a reputation of getting the most of each client’s budget through relationships, collaboration and negotiation. We bring local knowledge to potential media, engagement and sponsorship opportunities for those targeting a Local, Regional and/or National market. We can also assist with client project work, promotions development and or creative production assistance. For inquires, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
nPhoto is a professional printing lab and producer of professional photo products. Yet, our offer goes far beyond just prints. You will find a wide range of Photo Products to meet your customers’ needs from Photo Albums, Photo Books, Folio Boxes, Wall Decor and much more.
We service, professional photographers and studio owners; doing so allows us to put all of our time and effort into improving your businesses and offer products, information, and tips most suitable to your needs as a professional photographer.
We always emphasize the importance of print as we believe it to be the most artistic form of expression as well as the most valuable for you and your business. We are always eager to assist photographers in finding their own, or, yet another #REASONtoPRINT.
Oahu Photography Tours http://www.oahuphotographytours.com/
O’ahu Photography Tours is a guided photography tour, available on the island of Oahu, that began in late 2010 and was founded by Alex Wilson, a photographer and adventurer living in Hawaii.
O’ahu Photography Tours is dedicated to getting you the finest photos on your vacation. Our Hawaii photography tours are designed for photographers of all levels. As tour guides, we are here to help in any way possible to ensure that you not only get that great shot, but that you understand how you got that shot. We are ever evolving, discovering new ways to improve our photography travel tours, making your island photography experience more enjoyable as well as educational.
Pacific New Media https://pnmlab.com
PNM – Pacific New Media presents popular classes and workshops taught by an exceptional group of nationally recognized professionals. Highly respected on an international level, the PNM program offers participants the tools they need to excel in their chosen fields. Balancing creativity with technology, PNM is the premier digital and media education center in Hawai’i.
Paradise Helicopters https://paradisecopters.com
Paradise Helicopters is Hawaii’s Leader in Extraordinary Aerial Photography Charters!
Experts in photography and film flights, SAG pilot available, 20 years of experience.
Carbon Offset Program — Paradise is the first air tour company to offer carbon-neutral flights for the replanting of native Hawaiian trees. These efforts are part of the company’s Ho‘omaluo Program, which supports its longstanding commitment to environmental and community stewardship.
Hawaii Ecotourism Association — Paradise Helicopters is the first helicopter-tour company in the state to be awarded a Sustainable Tourism Certification from the Hawai‘i Ecotourism Association (HEA). The 2017-2018 HEA Certified Sustainable Tour Operator designation recognizes the company’s commitment to protect Hawai‘i’s unique natural environment and host culture through the promotion of responsible travel.
Pictures Plus offers custom printing on metal, canvas and paper. Prints are available in any custom size with a variety of finishing options. Order online for free in-store pick-up, local delivery or shipping. We also offer custom framing services, including our best-selling Hawaiian Koa veneer frames. Everything is made locally in Kapolei with a seven-day turnaround. Wholesale pricing and artist discounts available.
PAST SPONSORS / EXHIBITORS
Beastgrip, Co. www.beastgrip.com
Founded in 2013, Beastgrip, CO. is an innovative mobile photography and filmmaking company based out of Des Plaines, Illinois. Our products are designed to expand the possibilities of your smartphone camera in a way that is fun and easy-to-use. Whether you want a simple solution to mount your smartphone, an exciting new lens, or a full-featured camera rig, Beastgrip will help you take your phoneography to the next level.
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PREMIUM PORTABLE PHOTO BOOTHS FOR SALE! If you have attended a business event recently, you may have taken some snaps. What if those snaps were taken by a professional with proper equipment and a well-decorated booth. That’s right; we are giving you a fascinating touch up of quality for that special occasion! You are about to break-through the photo booth industry with this exclusively state-of-the-art photo booth designed by REAL Photographers. You’ve got a Photo booth solution for all your events including Weddings parties, Anniversary, Birthdays parties, Company Parties, and Special Events, Graduations.
The world’s experiential photo booth with the pro-grade camera to creates jaw-dropping live event photos in real time for amazing keepsake. No doubt, it’s the #1 ground-breaking photo booth with the fastest return on investment in the event commercials industry.
Flux Hawaii fluxhawaii.com
As The Current of Hawai‘i, FLUX is a digital, social, and print brand for the socially conscious, forward-thinking demographic that features the latest in local arts and culture, as well as the social issues that establish and perpetuate our islands’ sense of place.
Foterra Jewelry foterrajewelry.com
Hawaii’s original nature photo jewelry! Want to create photo jewelry featuring your landscape images? Are you a portrait photographer that books outdoor shoots and wants to set your business apart? Come explore Foterra Jewelry’s custom photo jewelry services at PhotoCon 2019!
Give the gift of beautiful moments in nature as seen through your eyes by visiting our build-your-own jewelry design bar! Collaborate with Foterra at PhotoCon to create an amazing, experiential jewelry gift or something special for yourself! We support professional portrait photographers as well! Create memorable, keepsake, photo jewelry for your clients that reminds the wearer of that special moment captured on camera. Add this special “wearable print” as a premium product in your lineup and set your business apart from the crowd.
Foterra shares with others what’s truly important in life – experiences, memories, adventure and connection with each other and nature … an emotional experience you can wear! We celebrate the world’s stunning beauty through landscape photography and complementary design, resulting in wearable photographic art. Each sterling silver or 14k gold framed piece is cured in resin making it waterproof, durable and slightly transparent. All the featured photographs are taken in Hawaii by our community of “Foterra Fotographers”, and each piece is lovingly handcrafted by our makers in Honolulu Hawaii.
Hawaii Camera https://www.hawaiicamera.com
At Hawaii Camera, our mission is to inspire creativity, perpetuate memories, and help you manifest your full creative potential through the renting of photo, video, event, and broadcast equipment.The heart of our business is your happiness, and we whole heartedly embrace this by taking the time to educate and serve you in the best way possible. We’re dedicated to making a measurable difference not only in your immediate rental interactions, but in the quality of your entire creative experience.We see creativity as fuel for life, as it is the driving force behind our business culture. The core of our business goes beyond the tangible and is perpetuated through time in the form of memorable experiences, cherished memories, and enduring creative projects.
Our crew is here to help you choose the right gear and offer advice that will produce the best results for your shoot. If you’re unsure about what equipment to use, come into our store and give it a try before you rent.
Honolulu Creative Media www.honolulucreativemedia.com
Honolulu Creative Media has been serving Hawaii since 2014. We are opening a new facility this fall called Studio HCM, featuring a drop-in production space you can rent!
Studio HCM is a smart production studio professionals can book by-the-day. Featuring a Cyclorama Wall, Profoto photography and Kino Flo cinema lights. We provide infrastructure, equipment and support to ensure client success when working in the studio. Our straight forward service menu and online booking process helps pros quickly and easily budget studio fees for proposals.
Space when you need it; high-tech, personal service. Drop by the Studio HCM booth at PhotoCon to see what we can do together.
We’ll keep water icy cold on a hot sunny beach. And serve up a hot coffee on the chairlift ride. We’ll sit patiently by your camp chair with frosty cold beer while you gather wood for the fire. Or keep you hydrated on a hike: ice, water, go. And five hours later, after driving to the trailhead and climbing 2,000 feet, you’ll still have ice and water while you enjoy the view. We’ll bring you hot tea on misty riverside mornings when the steelhead are running, hot cocoa to coax your kids along a snowy trail, and a refreshing sip of “all-about-you” during Saturday afternoon yoga. We’re not just along for the ride. We’re along to help make the ride awesome.
Nella Media Group
NMG Network is a cloud-based broadcasting company producing and aggregating original content including shows, films, music, and events. We utilize online, in-room hotel, resort, and luxury residential distribution channels to reach our audiences.
Oahu Photography Group http://www.oahuphotographytours.com/
Experience a new way to adventure in Hawaii
Capture the real beauty of Hawaii on your next vacation.Oahu Photography Tours is a highly rated guided photo tour in Hawaii, available for all skill levels and all types of cameras. All tours are conducted by professional photographers who are there to help you capture amazing photos of Hawaii. Oahu Photography Tours is dedicated to getting you the most beautiful photos of Hawaii on your vacation.
Terryaki Photo Gear
Manufacturer’s Representative for Photographic and Electronic Accessories.
Vitec Image Solutions www.manfrotto.us
Manfrotto is the world leader in the design, production and distribution of professional products for photography, video and entertainment. The company was founded in 1972 based on Lino Manfrotto’s experience, and its mission has always been to support and simplify the work of reporters, photographers and producers. The Imagine More project adds to this historical mission the idea of fueling the enthusiasm of weekend photographers and supporting the surge of new amateurs. Part of the UK-based Vitec Group since 1989, Manfrotto has now become a worldwide presence. In its ten key markets – Italy, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, China, Japan, Hong Kong, the United States, Benelux and Australia – it is represented by its own direct distribution system, whereas in 80 other countries sales are handled by independent distributors.
Eyes of Hawaii http://eyesofhawaii.org
We are photographers of all skill levels who not only share our love of photography but also like to socialize with other like-minded people.
Our meetings are held at the St. Louis Alumni Association Clubhouse at 925 Isenberg St. on the 4th Monday of the month. Our general meeting is from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Meetings normally consist of member presentations, short technical tutorials, the Theme of the Month Slide Show and a guest speaker.
Visitors may attend up to 2 meetings before deciding whether to join the club. with over 100 members, the meetings tend to be quite crowded and confusing to some so if you are there for the first time, please ask for our Vice-President, A.J. Jaeger.