Foto Live

Sunday, 20 AUG 2017

SMC Conference & Function Centre
66 Goulburn St, Sydney


Featuring some of Australia's finest photographers, Foto L!VE is all about helping you get more out of your photography, whether you're an enthusiast or an emerging photographer.

Whether you want to improve your shooting and editing skills, or turn your passion for photography into a profitable career, we've got you covered.

Over two back-to-back half-day sessions, eight amazing speakers will share their wisdom and the secrets of their success!

Or visit the Foto L!VE Expo, to see the best brands showcase their latest products.

Half-day, full-day and expo tickets are available.


Take your images to the next level

An enthusiast photographers' masterclass

From 9.00am

As photographers, we all want to be better at what we do. But where should you start?

In this special half-day event, you will hear from some of the finest photographers in Australia about what it takes to capture images that come from the heart and leave people gobsmacked.

From how to get your first break and proven techniques for standing out from the masses, you will also learn about lighting and composition secrets, how to capture the key moment and the editing tips and tricks the pros use to ensure their images have maximum impact.

Speakers include strap

Tony Hewitt, AIPP Grand Master of Photography
Helen Whittle, Overall Winner, 2016 Photographer of the Year
Marc Galer, Pro photographer and image-editing guru

Tony HewittAIPP Grand Master of Photography Helen WhittleOverall Winner, 2016 Photographer of the Year Mark GalerPro photographer and image-editing master

 Topics covered include:

  • Composition and lighting secrets
  • How to capture key moments
  • How to edit for maximum effect
  • How to develop a unique style
  • How to create images that will help you win competitions
  • How to gain a bigger social media following
  • How to get your work published.

With practical hands-on advice and plenty of time for questions, Australian Photography Live will give you real-world advice to improve your photography.


Shoot for success

An emerging photographers' masterclass

From 1.30pm.
Drinks from 5.00pm.

In a world awash with images and photographers, talent alone is not enough to guarantee a successful career as a professional photographer. The path from emerging photographer to successful professional can be challenging, and those with an abundance of passion and perseverance are the ones most likely to succeed.

The question is, how can you harness your talent for photography and start taking the right steps to ensure a rewarding and profitable career?

Speakers include strap

Lauren Bath, Australia's first professional 'Instagrammer'
Daniel Linnet, Leading portrait, studio and commercial photographer

 Topics covered include:

  • Pricing do's and don'ts
  • Social media essentials: Making social work for you
  • How to find and develop your own unique style
  • Moving pictures: New opportunities for photographers
  • How personal projects can boost your business
  • Creative marketing strategies for emerging photographers

In this practical half-day event, a selection of some of Australia's top professional photographers will relate their own experiences, and share their best advice on how you can develop and thrive in this competitive marketplace.

More information to follow.

Get your early-bird tickets now.

Early-birds save, when booking by 16 July 2017

Early-bird half-day: $99
(Normally $109)

Early-bird full-day: $159
(Normally $189)

Expo only: $9.90



Plus more to be announced.