Our Speaker Team - American Color Imaging

ACI's Speaking Team

Lisa Asp

Lisa Asp

Lisa has won numerous awards for her work and volunteers her time with several pet rescues photographing their adoptable animals. She also serves as the Vice President of Twin Cities Professional Photography Association.

Rick Avalos

Avalos Fine Portraiture

Rick’s passion lies in his desire to create an experience as well as a fine portrait for each of his clients.

 

Brian Baer

Baer Photography

Baer Photography is Kearney Nebraska’s best full service senior & family portrait studio. Brian Baer, owner of Baer Photography, takes great pride in crafting the highest quality and most creative senior portraits.

Michael Barton

Michael Barton Visual Artist

Michael Barton owns and operates Indigo Photographic Inc. in historic downtown Batavia, Illinois. A member of the Professional Photographers of America and the American Society of Photographers, he is active in the photographic community, offering workshops and speaking to photographers around the country.

 

Joan Bateman

Joan Bateman

I specialize in dramatic lighting combined with B&W imagery to create a stunning piece you will cherish for a lifetime! – See more at: http://www.amyzellmer.net/about/#sthash.4IsmdBFA.dpuf

Whether she’s speaking with an individual, a team, or a company, Joan has a knack for inspiring confidence, professionalism, and respect.

Steve Bedell

Steve Bedell Photography

I specialize in dramatic lighting combined with B&W imagery to create a stunning piece you will cherish for a lifetime! – See more at: http://www.amyzellmer.net/about/#sthash.4IsmdBFA.dpuf

He has been named the New Hampshire Photographer of the Year a record 8 times and in 2011 was awarded the New England Photographer of the Year title. His specialty is natural light portraiture.

Lindsey Boler

The Red Elephant Studio

Lindsey Boler has worked to master the art of newborn and baby photography.

Mark & Mary Bortz

Fusion Edge Photography

We are a Midwest Award-Winning Studio who love people and are passionate about photography.

 

Gary Box

Box Portraits

Gary Box’s life revolves around family and creating lasting beautiful images.  

Pat Cahill

Cahill Studios

Over the past 30 years, Cahill Studios has grown into a full service photography studio serving Northwestern Wisconsin and Eastern Minnesota. Cahill Studios strives to deliver the highest quality and customer care, while producing a contemporary look.

Ella Putney Carlson

Ella Prints

Ella Putney Carlson, M.Photog., M.Artist, Cr., CPP, EA-ASP has been a PPA Photographer of the Year 9 times in 9 years of competition. She has been teaching digital imaging with Photoshop at the University of Mass, Lowell since the late 1990’s.

Michele Celentano

Michele Celentano Portrait Artist

After 21 years of experience, Michele’s passion for transforming her photography into works of art only continues to grow.

Michael Cerizo

Cerizo Portrait Artists LLC

Exquisitely Crafted Fine Art Portraiture

Jim Chagares

Chagares Photography

Prior to opening his portrait, wedding and commercial studio in 1988 Jim taught elementary school for 14 years. Jim began making the transition from film to digital in 1995. This was long before digital instructors, digital cameras and affordable scanners. Files were being scanned by service bureaus, manipulated and a new negative made for traditional printing.

Carrie Clippard-Perez

Photography by Carrie

Carrie Clippard-Perez, owner Photography by Carrie, is an award winning, published photographer in southeast Missouri. Ranked one of the top ten photographers in her state by PPA, Carrie has established her studio as the premiere location to preserve the memorable moments of her clients.

David Deutsch

David M Deutsch Photography

David M. Deutsch, Master of Photography is one of the oldest privately owned portrait studios in Michigan.


Kari Douma

Kari Douma Photography

I specialize in dramatic lighting combined with B&W imagery to create a stunning piece you will cherish for a lifetime! – See more at: http://www.amyzellmer.net/about/#sthash.4IsmdBFA.dpuf

Kari has developed her passion of photography into a distinctive craft through her discriminating eye and commitment to excellence.

Rod Evans

Rod Evans

Portrait Artist Rod Evans has become renowned for his innovative portraits by combining an intense love of art and a visionary style.

Rick Ferro

Rick Ferro

In 1993 thru 1996 he helped developed the Wedding Photography department for Walt Disney in Orlando. In 2009 he came back to Disney as a contractor and is still now working for Disney Fine Art Production Co.

Dan Francis

Dan Francis Photography

Dan Francis, is based out of Fargo, North Dakota and is a Certified/Master Professional Photographer, and a former college photography and Photoshop instructor.

 

Mark Garber & Jennifer Gilman

Mark Garber Photography

8 Time National “Photographers of the Year”

9 Time “Ohio Photographers of the Year”

Alicia Gould

Alicia Gould Photography

I specialize in dramatic lighting combined with B&W imagery to create a stunning piece you will cherish for a lifetime! – See more at: http://www.amyzellmer.net/about/#sthash.4IsmdBFA.dpuf

Alicia is a wife, mom, photographer, baby whisperer, project manager, daughter, sister and Jersey girl.

David Grupa

David Grupa Portrait and David Grupa Sports

I specialize in dramatic lighting combined with B&W imagery to create a stunning piece you will cherish for a lifetime! – See more at: http://www.amyzellmer.net/about/#sthash.4IsmdBFA.dpuf

David and his wife Kirsten own and operate Grupa Portrait Studio in Maplewood, MN where they specialize in HS Seniors, families, and sports team photography.

Cheri Fitzgerald Hammon

Art By Cheri

After years of doing work for other photographers, Cheri now proudly announces she is offering “Interpretive Fine Art Portraits”. She feels this is the natural progression of her career. She loves having the artistic vision from the first consultation with a client to the final delivery.

Dennis Hammon

Hammon Photography

With over 38 years of experience Dennis Hammon, is still excited about getting up everyday to work.. With a following of family, senior, commercial and boudoir clients he still services his clients of over 3 decades. In recent years, Dennis has developed a following for his Fine art/scenic photography.

Liz Hanly

Posers Photography

Tom & Liz are a husband and wife team of photographers with over 18 years of combined experience, dedicated to creating an experience that you will treasure for a lifetime.

Toni Johnson Harryman

Toni Johnson Harryman started Johnson Photography in 1982. She has earned her CPP, Masters and Craftsman degrees from PPA.

Jason & Kate Higdon

Captured Moments Photography

Captured Moments Photography, by Jason and Kate Higdon, M. Photog, is an award winning photography studio located in Owensboro, KY.

 

Kalen Henderson

StudioK

Kalen Henderson purchased her photography studio in 1987, opening the business in her home and growing.

 

Adam Hunter

Behance

I’m a college photography instructor and a photographer and a musician and an illustrator and a Photoshop guru and a public speaker…

Ron Jacobson

Since 1980, Ron has spoken on Senior Portraits, specialty children portraits, Photoshop, Painter, Custom framing and matting, Creativity, Off Camera Lighting, Graphic Design and posing of various subjects.

 

Christina Kjar

christinakjarphotography

Christina owns and operates Christina Kjar Photography, a boutique studio located in a historic bank building in small town Holstein, Iowa.

Trish Logan

Photography by Trish Logan

Trish has traveled all over the United States teaching professional photographers about business.  She has been published in PPA magazine, print ads, social media marketing, and videos.

Jennifer McCarty-Palumbo

Baby Boo Photography and B2 Seniors

Baby Boo Photography is now in it’s 11th year of business. Jennifer McCarty-Palumbo is the owner and photographer in the studio and her mother Kathy is the office manager.

 

Craig Minielly

Aura Photographics

I love what I do.

Really, that’s what it all comes down to… I’m a photographer, it’s what I do, and I truly enjoy it.

Alison Miniter

Alison Miniter is a Master Photographer, a Photographic Craftsman, an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop and a Certified Professional Photographer. She is also a trainer for the Special Kids Photography of America (SKPA), a non-profit organization that educates photographers to work more effectively with special needs children.

 

Michael Mowbray

Beautiful Portraits By Michael

Michael Mowbray is a Master Photographer based in DeForest, Wisconsin and serves Madison, WI and beyond. Michael has been named 2011, 2012 & 2013 International Photographer of the Year by Professional Photographers of America.

 

Sindi Mueller

Luxe Photography

Sindi is an avid print competitor and in 2013 she won the SYNC Breakout Photographer of the Year, as well as 8 additional SYNC awards.

Christie Newell

Sonshine Portrait Design

Sonshine Portrait Design is a second generation portrait studio operating out of Germantown Hills Illinois. Christie’s passion for photography started at an early age working with her mother Barb who established the studio in 1977.

 

Sandra Pearce

Sandra Pearce Photography

I specialize in dramatic lighting combined with B&W imagery to create a stunning piece you will cherish for a lifetime! – See more at: http://www.amyzellmer.net/about/#sthash.4IsmdBFA.dpuf

Sandra is one of the most sought out digital artist in the photographic industry today.

Cheri Phelps

C. Phelps Photography

Everything we do at c. phelps photography is because we believe in challenging the status quo, thinking differently about portraits, and that relationship matters …

Tom Raffelt

New England Studio

Tom’s specialty for 30 years has been Senior Portraits. Over the past three years he has developed a custom green screen method allowing studios to greatly increase variety and profits. He is available for public speaking.

Madonna Lovett Repeta

Photography by Madonna

I specialize in dramatic lighting combined with B&W imagery to create a stunning piece you will cherish for a lifetime! – See more at: http://www.amyzellmer.net/about/#sthash.4IsmdBFA.dpuf

Madonna specializes in Portraiture from Baby-bump, Children, Family, Corporate Head Shots, High School Seniors and even Pets. In addition, she has an extensive line of Fine Art landscapes and botanicals.

Cindy Romano

C Romano Photography

Cindy truly loves what she does. She is driven by the constant quest to capture the true character and personality of every one of her clients. Constantly searching for new ideas that will enhance her portraiture, she believes that “True creativity is found outside your comfort zone”. Cindy’s programs are 2 hour programs that include: Intermediate/New Mom’s “How to Photograph Children”, Inspirational programs “My Cancer, My Art” and “The Power of Art”, and “How to Organize Your Wedding Day”.

 

Thom Rouse

thomrouse.com

Thom’s conceptual fine art images utilize real world photographs blended and manipulated to create an alternative to real world perception.

Aletha Speakar

Aletha Speakar began her career in photography over 30 years ago. Learning from the ground up, she has proven herself many times over. Aletha holds a PPA Photographic Craftsman, a degree as an Approved Business Instructor and Approved Photographic Instructor.

Pierre Stephenson

Pierre’s Portrait Art Co.

Pierre Stephenson is an internationally awarded winning photographer whose work has traveled the world.

Mike & Tina Timmons

The Portrait Gallery

The Portrait Gallery specializes in Children, Families, Seniors, Black and White, Male and Female Glamour, Watercolor, Scenic and Customizable Interior Décor.

Ellie Vayo

Ellie Vayo Photography Inc.

Ellie Vayo Photography, Inc. was founded over 30 years ago in Mentor, OH. Since then, it has grown to be one of the largest, most successful portrait studios in the country.

Wendy Veugler

Cellar Portaits

Wendy specializes in family and senior portraits. Her current passion is a fine art session which she calls, “Dream to the Extreme Portrait Collections”.

Jessica Vogel

Jessica Vogel Photography

Jessica Vogel started her photography studio in 1993, and since then has earned her reputation as one of Kentucky’s premiere children, senior and family photographers.

 

 

Woody Walters

Woody Walters Digital Photo Candy

Through his diverse portfolio subjects, Walters’ work is sought after and appeals to a very wide audience.

Doran Wilson

Doran and Associates

Creators of Photographic Art

Doran’s passion for photography began as a young teen and has continued to grow as he has spent more than two decades developing and perfecting his style to what it is today.

Amy Zellmer

My Photo Biz Coach

Custom Creations Photography

I specialize in dramatic lighting combined with B&W imagery to create a stunning piece you will cherish for a lifetime! – See more at: http://www.amyzellmer.net/about/#sthash.4IsmdBFA.dpuf

Amy specializes in dramatic lighting combined with B&W imagery to create a stunning piece you will cherish for a lifetime!

A Full List Of Our Speaker Team

Jon Allyn | jonallyn.com

Rick Avalos | rickavalos.com

Brian Baer | brianbaerphotos.com

Michael Barton | michaelbartonart.com

Joan Bateman

Steve Bedell | stevebedell.com

Mark & Mary Bortz | fusionedgephotography.com

Gary Box | boxportraits.com

Pat Cahill | cahillstudios.com

Chris Carlson

Ella Putney Carlson | ellaputneycarlson.com

Michele Celentano | michelecelentano.com

Michael Cerizo | cerizo.net

Jim Chagares | chagaresphotography.net

Jim Churchill | jimchurchillphotography.com

Tina Marie Crnic | imagesbytinamarie.com

Suzanne Deaton | photosbysuzanne.com

David Deutsch | davidmdeutsch.com

Ron Deyo | deyosphotography.com

Kari Douma | karidoumaphotography.com

Cory Ann Ellis | acellis.com

Don & Nancy Emmerich | donemmerich.com

Rod Evans | evansimages.com

Thomas Fallon | thomasfallonphotography.com

Rick Ferro | rickferro.com

Mark & Jennifer Garber | markgarberportraits.com

David and Kirsten Grupa | davidgrupa.com

Dennis Hammon | hammonphoto.com

Liz Hanly | posersphotography.com

Kalen Henderson | thestudioK.net

Jason & Kate Higdon | capturedmomentsphotography.com

Stacia Hoeflick | designerimages.com

Judy Host | judyhost.com

Keith & Holly Howe | photographicimages.com

Adam Hunter | behance.com/adamhunter

Craig Kienast | photosck.com

Christina Kjar | christinakjarphotography.com

Christie Kline | sonshineportraitdesign.com

Ken Kneringer | kenkneringer.com

Rick Krebsbach

Tana Lemay

Bernie Littlefield | belportraits.com

Trish Logan | trishlogan.com

Cheri Fitzgerald Hammon | fineartbycheri.com

Craig Minielly | auraphotographics.com

Rickey Montes

Mary Mortensen | mortensenphotography.com

Michael Mowbray | michaelmowbray.com

Sindi Mueller | luxebysm.com

Tom Munoz | munozphotography.com

Eric O’Connor | alloriphotography.com

Jennifer Palumbo | babyboophotography.com

Sandra Pearce | sandrapearcephotography.net

Carrie Perez | photographybycarrieperez.com

Cherie Phelps | cphelpsphotography.com

Norman Phillips

Tom Raffelt

Barry Rankin | dirlastudio.com

Madonna Lovett Repeta | photographybymadonna.com

Cindy Romano | cromanophotography.com

Thom Rouse | thomrouse.com

Aletha Speakar

Amber Stanley | amberlightsphotography.com

Pierre Stephenson | pierresportraitart.com

Erin Stoll | erinstollphotography.com

Michael & Tina Timmons | theportraitgallery.com

Ellie Vayo | ellievayophotography.net

Wendy Veugeler | cellarportraitstuido.com

Jessica Vogel | jessicavogelphotography.com

Woody Walters | wgallerie.com

Doran Wilson | doranandassoc.com

John Woodward | johnwoodwardphotography.com

Barbara Yonts | barbarayontsphotography.com

Peter Yu | peteryu.com

Amy Zellmer | amyzellmer.net

 

 

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