We will see you October 14-16, 2022 in Grapevine!

The I heart Photography Conference and Expo returns to Grapevine, October 14-16 in 2022.  It all takes place at the Grapevine Convention Center in the heart of Dallas/Ft. Worth.

The conference features three days of programming for professional photographers and photographic enthusiasts.  Programs are offered to foster photographic creativity and inspiration as well as improving photographic skills and camera technique.

Program topics include everything from creating stylized portraits to advanced Photoshop Compositing techniques.   The programs also include senior portrait photography, fine art children’s portraits as well as landscape photography and much more.

Image by Richard Sturdevant

Speakers include one of the industry’s most awarded photographic artists, Richard Sturdevant from Loretto, Tennessee.  Richard  is a leading expert in photographic artistry and creative composites.  Richard made history with PPA for having the highest print case ever scored in the USA, Receiving a 100 print score on all four of his prints.

Image by Shannon Squires

We are also featuring the talented, Shannon Squires from Colorado Springs, CO.  Shannon is turning heads in the industry with her creative, stylized portraits and her stunning post-production creativity on her line of fine art photographs.  Participants will have the opportunity to photograph on location with Shannon.  She is also teaching a hands-on program to share her editing and finishing techniques.

Image by Dr. Tomayia Colvin

The conference is also pleased to feature nationally recognized senior portrait photographer, Dr. Tomayia Colvin.  She will share how she creates senior portraits that stand out from the crowd.  Her program is sponsored by Sony.

The I Heart Photography conference will be bringing back the popular hands-on Excursions and Precon Classes on Friday where participants go on location with a speaker to photograph in a variety of interesting locations.  These excursions have proven to be very popular and sell out fast.

The event is supported by industry vendors who will be exhibiting at the I Heart Photography Expo.  Vendors already committed to attending include: Arlington Camera, X-rite, Panasonic, Sony, Canon, Sekonic, US Camera Pro, the Texas School of Professional Photography and many more.  The trade show is included in your I Heart Photography registration and non-attendees can get special trade show only passes from the event website.

Registration is Now Open!

Take a look at all we have in store!


Learn tips, techniques and insights from working pros who want to help you do more with your camera.

The Expo

Need a new camera?  Looking for a cool, new drone?  Check out the gear and meet the reps at the Expo.


Bring your gear and come ready to photograph with top pros in these hands-on workshops.

Grapevine Photo Walk 

Bring your gear and come ready to photograph with one of our three coaches.

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