Volume PhotographySummer Camp 2024

-Chicago, IL

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Cutting-edge tools
Strategic insights
Limitless Connections
Cutting-edge tools
Strategic insights
Limitless Connections

Unlock Your Photography Business Potential at the Volume Photography Summer Camp 2024

An unparalleled educational experience tailored for volume photographers. Over three days, you'll engage in interactive workshops, live shoots, and sessions—all designed by photographers, for photographers. This event promises to equip you with practical steps to advance your photography business.

Don't miss your chance to revolutionize your photography business.Join us at the Volume Photography Summer Camp 2024 and unlock new possibilities!

What to expect

New and exciting education track with the addition of portfolio-building live shoots

Volume Photography Summer Camp 2024 is tailored to inspire and empower photographers of every level, from small businesses to corporate enterprises. Don't feel intimidated—join us and discover how to elevate your craft and business with confidence!


At a glance

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    Dive deep into topics such as posing, lighting, marketing, photography workflows, and business growth in interactive workshops led by industry experts.

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    Engage in small, interactive group discussions, allowing for meaningful knowledge sharing and networking opportunities.

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    Explore the GotPhoto platform and services in hands-on photography workshops and take advantage of exclusive discounts on our partners and labs.

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    Don’t just experience the live shoots from our expert photographers as they demonstrate their techniques and best practices; participate yourselves with portfolio-building opportunities!

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    Connect with fellow photographers, industry professionals, and GotPhoto experts to expand your network and exchange ideas.

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    Next Gen


    Delve into the Next Gen system features and workflow tools in comprehensive workshops included with your Volume Photography Summer Camp ticket.


Meet our Speakers

This is just the beginning… more to come!

  • Don Ward - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Don Ward

    3rd Creative

    Operating out of North Texas and widely recognized as the force behind 3rd Creative, Don Ward is a distinguished photographer and graphic artist specializing in sports. Renowned for his distinctive style, Don masterfully blends superb lighting and photography techniques with his unique, custom graphic artistry. Since picking up his first camera in 2012, Don has established himself as a leading sports composite artist and Photoshop template designer in the volume sports photography sector. His versatile templates have empowered photographers worldwide to produce striking and profitable composite images for their clients.

  • Jeanine McLeod - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Jeanine McLeod

    Cloud 9 Studios

    Jeanine McLeod is from Tampa, Florida. She runs Cloud 9 Studios, a children’s portrait studio, and has been photographing children for over 15 years. Her passion is creating magical-themed portrait experiences where children can be transformed into their favorite characters or movies. In her spare time, Jeanine is a mentor for Business Success Academy, which is a company that helps photographers fill their studios all year round with online marketing funnels.

  • Lori-anne Stewart - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Lori-anne Stewart

    Life Photography

    Over the last 30 years Lori-anne has helped companies of all sizes, in a variety of sectors (including volume photography) grow their businesses through strategic marketing. Most recently via Life Marketing Inc., supporting entrepreneurs bring their passions to life. In 2022, after running her photography business part-time for over a decade, she decided to change focus and use her marketing expertise to build her own personal passion.

    She is excited to share the marketing strategies she has used for over three decades and most recently used to successfully launch and rapidly grow her Preschool and Private School business, which closed its first year with over 100 centers and schools, doubled revenues in the second and is seeing continued growth in the third.

    From Oakville, Ontario, if she isn’t taking photos she is at the rink – Lori-anne is trading her photography hat for her hockey mom toque.

  • Tiia Norsym - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Tiia Norsym

    Norsym Photography

    Sponsored byColor Inc logo

    Tiia has been capturing the hearts and smiles of children and families in Chicago and Colorado since 2006. Since 2018 her studio focuses primarily on preschool, daycare, and elementary school photography, with a modern, boutique approach. Norsym Photography's mission is to capture the true essence of each individual, through time, patience, and a child-centered approach. As an elementary teacher for over ten years, Tiia brings her love and understanding of children together with her passion for portrait photography, making this a dream job!

    As Norsym Photography continues to grow, Tiia loves teaching and sharing her experiences building a preschool photography business, to support and inspire others. Through consistent systems and workflows and a simplified approach, she has built a small team and runs the business remotely from Colorado. Apart from photography and teaching, Tiia enjoys an active lifestyle of hiking, triathlon, and skiing with her family in Colorado. She’s also passionate about travel and is always dreaming of her next adventure!

  • Nathan Phillips - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Nathan Phillips

    Blue Note Photography

    Nathan Phillips is the owner of Blue Note Photography, based in Berkeley, California. He has been photographing schools since 2013 and managing his own volume business since 2015. In that time he has evolved from serving one preschool and one elementary school by himself to managing a team of six and serving the wildly differing needs of over 20 schools.

    Almost entirely self taught as a photographer, he brings years of corporate experience from working for companies in Silicon Valley, such as Apple. While quality photography is always the first priority, this unorthodox path to being a photography studio owner has helped Nathan build a business that focuses on the entire customer experience and strong processes to support that mission. When not at a school or in the office, you can find Nathan hiking trails around Berkeley with his daughter, taking landscape photos on a road trip, playing guitar, or saying hello to other people’s dogs.

  • Vicky Long - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Vicky Long

    Higher Focus Photography

    Sponsored byRichmond logo

    Vicky is the owner of Higher Focus Photography (HFP) LLC a boutique volume photography company based in Woodstock, IL. As a sole proprietor, she wears many hats and has learned that community engagement, streamlined workflows, and enthusiastic team members are the keys to her small business success. In year three, HFP has experienced a steady 35% growth in sales each year and is on pace to exceed this in 2024. As a former Ole Miss Volleyball player, she has a deep-rooted love for sports, teams, and athletes and brings this passion and media-day influence to the services HFP provides. She lives in rural northern Illinois with her husband of 30 years and their nearby adult children.

  • Carl Bott - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Carl Bott

    Legacy Photo Studios

    Carl Bott is the owner of CB Sports Photography out of Nashville TN. In less than 3 years, I have taken the company from one football team to now we are contracted 65,000 athletes. With no formal photography training we are making waves in Middle Tennessee.

  • Jenn Linke - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Jenn Linke

    Art of Life Photography

    Sponsored byColor Inc logo

    Jenn Linke is the owner and studio director of Art of Life Photography. For almost 20 years years, she has led this Atlanta-based studio, which specializes in wedding, corporate, and marketing photography.

    Art of Life Photography tip-toed into volume six years ago as a result of school marketing contracts gone wild. AOL is largely focused on the private school market, providing an all-encompassing photography solution covering Marketing, Underclass, Seniors, Sports and candids. As a studio, we are passionate about bringing the art of photography back to school pictures and providing a modern approach to our clients!

  • Leroy Tademy - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Leroy Tademy

    Tademy Design & Photo

    Sponsored byMiller's Professional Imaging logo

    Leroy Tademy was born and raised in Southwest Louisiana. Leroy and his wife, Chelsea, have 6 children and have owned and operated Tademy Photography, a photography studio specializing in sports, senior, and commercial portraits, since 2011. When he isn’t working, Leroy can be found working out, adventuring with his kids, or helping the church media team. He is always learning, challenging himself, and encouraging others.

  • Sheryl Bashore - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Sheryl Bashore

    Sheryl Z Photo

    Sheryl Bashore, owner of Sheryl Z Photography studio based out of Central Pennsylvania, specializes in artistic custom sports photography as well as high volume sports leagues and dance schools. She has been in the industry for 25 years, creating unique photos using the Lastolite HiLite and brings a considerable amount of knowledge to Summer Camp.

  • Bob Kenward - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Bob Kenward

    Fluvanna Sports Photography

    Sponsored byRichmond logo

    Bob Kenward is a graduate of the University of Lowell with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He retired in late 2018 after a 35 year career with the Department of Defense.

    In 2006, Bob and his wife Donna founded Fluvanna Sports Photography, based near Charlottesville Virginia. Originally they focused only on action photography, but over the years, they moved entirely into team/individual photography as the action market dwindled. Today, they are the premier choice in their area for small leagues, clubs, travel teams, and all-star teams.

    Fluvanna Sports Photography is committed to understanding the needs of the athletes, the teams and the community – and you’ll see it shine through in everything they do. From their professional photographer to their cutting-edge equipment and efficient processes, they’re pros at capturing and promoting team pride, league spirit and the personality of the athletes that make every team unique.

  • Heather Crowder - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Heather Crowder

    Heather Crowder Photography

    Sponsored byColor Inc logo

    Heather Crowder has been delighting families, children, and professionals with her style of contemporary portraiture since 2007. Heather has put her own twist on capturing children, and turned traditional school photography on its heads with the launch of her brand Modern School Pictures. Since then, she's photographed over 15,000 children at private schools in the Annapolis, Maryland region.

    She brings over 30 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur, along with her 'business first' approach to photography, and shares all she's learned along the way to help other photographers be successful in this very profitable genre.

  • Brandon Blessing - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Brandon Blessing

    Blessed Memories Photography

    Brandon Blessing's story is a testament to the power of pursuing one's passions alongside a dedicated career. His 24-year journey in the law enforcement field to becoming the owner of Blessed Memories Photography out of Southeast Indiana showcases a remarkable blend of skills and interests. Starting his photography career as a self-taught enthusiast in 2012, coinciding with the birth of his second child, led him into family and wedding photography.

    Finding his niche in volume sports photography in 2019 highlights his ability to identify opportunities and adapt to market demands. Brandon's commitment to excellence and service has fueled the exponential growth of his business each year. Taking on more athletes, dance studios, and organizations speaks to his expanding client base and reputation within the local communities.

  • Olivia Phillips - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Olivia Phillips

    Perfectly Clear

    Hailing from the wild and wonderful West Virginia with roots firmly planted on the picturesque shores of South Carolina, Olivia brings a blend of Appalachian charm and Southern hospitality to the table. With several years of business development and sales conversion expertise, Olivia focuses on building mutually beneficial relationships with partners, clients, and colleagues alike. When she's not closing deals, Olivia spends her time cooking for friends and family, or fulfilling her appetite for reading; both pastimes further driving her exceptional curiosity for diverse cultures, people and experiences.

  • Jenny Stowe - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Jenny Stowe


    Based in Victoria, BC, Jenny is a seasoned professional with 15 years of experience in the photography and printing industries, shooting everything from food to weddings. Her journey with 36Pix began in 2013, where she has gained the wealth of experience & expertise required to lead our team as the Director of Imaging & Operations. This year marks Jenny's first attendance at Summer camp, where she is eager to deepen her passion for photography and strengthen industry connections.

  • Hillary Parnell - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Hillary Parnell

    Dance Photo Pro

    Hillary Parnell, based out of NC, is the founder of Dance Photo Pro - a company dedicated to helping dance studios and photographers work together to create an extremely lucrative revenue stream. With 23 years experience as a dance studio owner, 15 years experience as a photographer, and 5 years experience working as a small business coach, Hillary has a wealth of knowledge to share with our community. She has a passion for teaching, and being a mom of 4 young boys, and loves helping other business owners find a healthy life balance while growing their revenue and increasing profit.

  • Benedikt Greifenhofer - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Benedikt Greifenhofer


    Benedikt Greifenhofer is the CEO and Co-Founder of GotPhoto, a company revolutionizing the photography industry. GotPhoto seamlessly blends the magic of e-commerce with photography, offering automated solutions for workflow, sales, and marketing. This empowers professional photographers in the US and Europe with growth, efficiency, and sustainability. Trusted by over 8,000 photographers, GotPhoto handles millions of orders annually. In his six years with the company, Benedikt has driven growth and market expansion through his expertise across all business functions. Benedikt’s innovative vision and customer-first approach fuel GotPhoto’s success.

  • Wes Kroninger - Photography Summer Camp Speaker

    Wes Kroninger


    Wes Kroninger is a world renowned editorial photographer and owner of Next Gen Photo Solutions, a system built for volume photographers using composite workflows. Wes grew up in Westerville, Ohio, and traveled the country photographing work for clients like Rolling Stone, AVEDA and The Home Depot. From New Orleans to Miami Beach to Los Angeles to Atlanta and beyond, Wes worked hard to develop a style to his work and a passion for photography that won many awards for his clients and himself.

    His photographic collaboration with the Aveda student design team resulted in two Aveda’s Edwin Neill Full Potential awards. He also earned a Best of Show Award for a Children’s Miracle Network calendar, an organization to which he donates his photographic work. A photo essay completed in 2003 earned Kroninger First Place in the Southwest Journalism Conference. In 2004, he received the prestigious Hy Sheanin Memorial Scholarship from Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). He also received an honorable mention in the prestigious Lucie Awards, which honor master photographers and their contributions to the field. He recently took home a gold ADDY award in New Orleans and a silver ADDY in Panama City, Florida.

    Additionally, Wes’s work has gained national exposure, in publications including American Salon, Rolling Stone, Modern Salon, Rangefinder, Studio Photography, Banking Investor Magazine, Long Beach Magazine and a wide range of trade publications.

    In 2015, Wes founded Next Gen Photo Solutions for volume sports photographers seeking a simpler and more efficient way to manage their data, build composite teams, and design product graphics. Because the Next Gen system was built for volume photographers, the need to handle large amounts of data as efficiently as possible evolved into a shoot day system and streamlined digital workflow platform used by hundreds of volume sports photographers worldwide. The Next Gen system is a photographer-centric model, so their focus is on providing outstanding education and support services and constantly adding new design services and workflow tools for their customers. When Next Gen partnered with GotPhoto, it became a powerhouse all-in-one solution for volume sports photographers.


  • Day 1 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM 9:00AM - 9:30 AM 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM 11:45AM - 12:30 PM 12:30 PM - 1:30PM 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Ballroom VII Ballroom VI/V Copper Maize Sage Ballroom III Ballroom II Ballroom I
    Registration Registration Registration
    Opening Talk The Future of GotPhoto with the GotPhoto Board - - - - - - -
    Beginner Session Setting Up Your First Job (Job Setup Part 1) - Advanced Session Photo Management Beginner Session Prepay for Sports Photography Advanced Session Next Gen and QMate with Benedikt Greifenhofer and Wes Kroninger - - Networking/Meeting Room
    Beginner Session Pricing and Packages Advanced Session Advanced Job Setup (Job Setup Part 2) Best Practices for Composite Team Photography with Bob Kenward Optimizing School Communication and Workflow - Tiia Norsym Advanced Session Dance Photo Management Expert Session When to Outsource Your Sports Graphics Creation with Benedikt Greifenhofer and Wes Kroninger - Networking/Meeting Room
    Beginner Session: Next Gen Outsourced Sports Graphics with Wes Kroninger Advanced Session Intro to Entagged & Smart Shooter Expert Session Job Setup for for Make-Up Sessions (Job Setup Part 3) AI Workflow Tips and Tricks - Carl Bott Beginner Session Capture QR Cards Advanced Session Pricing and Recommended Price Profile Settings with Benedikt Greifenhofer GotPhoto Group Demo Networking/Meeting Room
    Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
    Beginner Session Marketing Communication Profiles Setup (Marketing/Communications Part 1) Advanced Session Advanced Order Management Expert Session Photo Management with Multiple Tagging Methods Beginner Session Pricing for Sports Advanced Session Sports Pricing with Benedikt Greifenhofer and Wes Kroninger Beginner Session Analytics, Sales, and Job Analysis - Networking/Meeting Room
    Beginner Session Transforming Your Workflow: Unveiling Next Gen's New Services with Wes Kroninger Sales Secrets and Strategies - Carl Bott Advanced Session Production Setup for Retouching and Specialty Products Expert Session: Mastering Order Management Expert Session Using Multiple Photo Editing Providers - Perfectly Clear and 36Pix Expert Session Production Setup with Benedikt Greifenhofer and Chris Oelker Onboarding Setting up a proofing job from start to finish (2:45 PM - 5:45 PM) Networking/Meeting Room
    Beginner Session Basic AI Editing and Extractions with GotPhoto Expert Session Dance Pricing with Sheryl Bashore Advanced Session Collecting Sports Player Data with Wes Kroninger Advanced Session Advanced Marketing Communication Profiles (Marketing/Communications Part 2) Advanced Session Statistics Deep Dive Expert Session Analytics, Sales, and Job Analysis Strategy with Benedikt Greifenhofer - Networking/Meeting Room
    Afternoon Break Afternoon Break Afternoon Break
    Beginner Session Photo Management Beginner Session Intro to Prepay Setup Expert Session Marketing Communication Profiles Best Practices (Marketing/Communications Part 3) with Benedikt Greifenhofer Best Practices in Marketing Communication Profiles - Heather Crowder Advanced Session Prepay Optimization and Prepay+ Intro SpotMyPhotos: New Facial Recognition Tagging App Demo and Q&A - Benedikt Greifenhofer, Matthew Scoggin, Ryan Jacobs - Networking/Meeting Room
    Beginner Session Order Management: Downloads, Shipping, Feedback, and Refunds Why Your Setup is Everything - Sheryl Bashore Expert Session Pricing and Packages for Higher Sales with Benedikt Greifenhofer Advanced Session Next Gen Dance Graphics and Team Composition with Wes Kroninger Advanced Session Prepay+ for Sports Photography Advanced Session Shop Setup and Recommended Settings Deep Dive - Networking/Meeting Room
    Opening Reception Sponsored By Sony Opening Reception Sponsored By Sony Opening Reception Sponsored By Sony
  • Day 2 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6:00 PM
    Ballroom VII Ballroom V/VI Copper Maize Knowledge Exchanges Sage Knowledge Exchanges Ballroom III Ballroom II Ballroom I
    A Simple System for Perfect Composite Posing: Mapping Out Your Shoot - Sheryl Bashore Volume Is for Grown-Ups Too! Unlocking the Power of Corporate Headshots - Heather Crowder Zen and the Art of Customer Service - Nathan Phillips Sports Compositing Strategies - Bob Kenward Optimizing School Communication and Workflow - Tiia Norsym - Group Demo Networking Space
    - Live Shoot: Mastering the Corporate Headshot Ballet - Heather Crowder From Volume to Portrait: The Art of Transitioning Volume Clients to Portraiture - Jeanine McLeod Sales Secrets and Strategies - Carl Bott Let’s Talk Media Days! - Vicky Long - Onboarding Setting up a sports job from start to finish (9:45 AM - 12:30 PM) Networking Space
    Break Break Break
    Panel: Marketing Yourself and Your Business - Matthew Scoggin, Heather Crowder, Hillary Parnell, Carl Bott Live Shoot: Working with Preschoolers (Bring Your Camera!) - Tiia Norsym Best Practices for Composite Team Photography - Bob Kenward How to Staff Your Business for Success - Jeanine McLeod - - - Networking Space
    Lunch and Networking Lunch and Networking Lunch and Networking
    Optimizing Your Workflow: Why You Shouldn't Ignore AI - Carl Bott Live Shoot: Posing Sports Teams for Speed and Profit (Bring Your Camera!) - Bob Kenward & Vicky Long - Why Your Brand Doesn't Matter: Focusing on What Truly Impacts Your Clients - Jeanine McLeod How to Grow Your Dance Business - Brandon Blessing - Onboarding Setting up a prepay job from start to finish (2:00 PM - 4:30 PM) Networking Space
    Afternoon Break Afternoon Break Afternoon Break
    Panel: Industry Trends and Hot Products Matthew Scoggin, Benedikt Greifenhofer, Blake Bullard, Ryan Blake, Jeanine McLeod Portfolio Building: Continued with Bob Kenward & Vicky Long - Bring your camera! - AI Workflow Tips and Tricks - Carl Bott - - GotPhoto Onboarding and Demos Networking Space
    SpotMyPhotos: New Facial Recognition Tagging App Demo and Q&A - Benedikt Greifenhofer, Matthew Scoggin, Ryan Jacobs Live Shoot: Upselling with Multi-Pose and Buy All - Sheryl Bashore The Magic Funnel: Using Your School Database to Grow Your Other Photography Genres - Heather Crowder Trash and Trinkets: Leveling up your product line - Jenn Linke - - - -
    Wine Down Networking Hour Wine Down Networking Hour Wine Down Networking Hour
  • Day 3 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6:00 PM
    Ballroom VII Ballroom V/VI Copper Maize Knowledge Exchanges Sage Knowledge Exchanges Ballroom III Ballroom II Ballroom I
    Marketing for Rapid Growth - Lori-anne Stewart Lights, Templates, Sell: How to Create Beautiful Sports Images - Don Ward Get the Most From Your Seniors Photography Business - Jenn Linke Why Your Setup is Everything - Sheryl Bashore How to Book More Now - Heather Crowder - Group Demo Networking Space
    From Shoot to Sale: Sports Workflow - Bob Kenward and Benedikt Greifenhofer Outdoor Live Shoot: Top Tips for High-Speed Syncing - Leroy Tademy Athlete Media Sessions for Senior Banners, Social Media Images, & More! - Vicky Long The Art and Business of Dance Photography - Hillary Parnell Best Practices in Marketing Communication Profiles - Heather Crowder - Onboarding Setting up a proofing job from start to finish (9:45 AM - 12:30 PM) Networking Space
    Break Break Break
    How to Price for Success - Sheryl Bashore Preschool Posing and Prompts - Tiia Norsym Using Sports as a Gateway for Schools - Leroy Tademy Developing Your USP - Lori-Anne Stewart Sports Compositing Strategies - Bob Kenward Next Gen Onboarding - Wes Kroninger (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM) - Networking Space
    Lunch and Networking Lunch and Networking Lunch and Networking
    Live Shoot: Glamor Headshots for Dance, Cheer & Gymnastics (Bring Your Camera!) - Sheryl Bashore Transforming Your Workflow: Unveiling Next Gen's New Services - Wes Kroninger Demo GotPhoto's New Make Up Day Workflow - Matt Scoggin Building Success: Going from Solo to a Small Team - Tiia Norsym The Lost Art of Mini-Sessions - Leroy Tademy - Onboarding Setting up a prepay job from start to finish (2:00 PM - 4:30 PM) Networking Space
    Afternoon Break Afternoon Break Afternoon Break
    Portfolio Building Portfolio Building - How to Acquire New Preschools - Tiia Norsym Data Management - Bob Kenward - - Networking Space
    Portfolio Building Portfolio Building - - - - - -
    Closing Party Closing Party Closing Party

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    Level up your photography and business tactics with 3 full days of workshops, knowledge exchanges, live shoots, and more!

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    • 15 industry expert speakers
    • 15+ workshops
    • 10+ portfolio-building live shoots
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Win an all-inclusive VIP experience to the Volume Photography Summer Camp 2024

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We are giving away 3 all-inclusive VIP experiences to our Volume Photography Summer Camp 2024! Enter now for a chance to win. Each package includes round-trip flights, accommodation, access to exclusive networking dinners, and more!

*Winners who have already purchased a ticket will be fully refunded.

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Grand prize

3 x All-Inclusive VIP Experiences

  • Round trip flights to Chicago, IL
  • Premium accommodations for the duration of the event
  • Transportation to and from the airport
  • Access to exclusive networking dinners with industry leaders
  • Full-access tickets to the event
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Runner Up

6 x All-Access Tickets

Additionally, 6 lucky winners will receive all-access tickets to GotPhoto’s Photography Summer Camp 2024!

*Winners who have already purchased a ticket will be fully refunded.

Contest Rules

Eligibility: To be eligible to participate in the contest, participants must be 21 years of age or older and reside within the contiguous United States, excluding Hawaii and Alaska.

Entry: Participants must complete and submit an entry form, including their name, email address, and a statement explaining why they would like to win the ticket to the volume photography conference. Only one entry per person is allowed.

Deadline: All entries must be received by May 20th, 2024 11:59pm EDT. Late entries will not be accepted.

Prize: The 3 winners of the 1st prize will receive a VIP all-inclusive package for (1) person that includes round-trip flights, accommodation, event tickets and car service during the event. The 6 winners of the 2nd prize will receive a single all-access ticket to the volume photography conference. Travel expenses and hotel accommodations are not included.

Notification: The winners will be notified by email within two weeks of the contest deadline.

General Terms: The contest is void where prohibited by law. The conference organizers reserve the right to modify or cancel the contest at any time. By entering the contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules.

Venue & Travel

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Conference Venue

Volume Photography Summer Camp is held at the Hyatt Regency Schaumburg.

Hyatt Regency Schaumburg
1800 E. Golf Rd
Schaumburg, IL 60173

With complimentary amenities like free WiFi and parking, and convenient access to O'Hare Airport and downtown Chicago, your visit promises to be both inviting and practical.

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Book your stay at the Hyatt Place Chicago/Schaumburg, just a 6-minute walk from Volume Photography Summer Camp.

Hyatt Place Chicago/Schaumburg
1851 McConnor Parkway
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Click below or use the code G-MBR1 (expires on June 16th at 5 PM CST).



  • 8 AM to 6 PM daily

  • The conference ends with a Closing Party from 7 pm - 9 pm

  • There is not an airport shuttle, but there is a local shuttle that will drop off and pick up at locations within 3 miles of the hotel.

  • There is a mall across the street with shops and restaurants.

  • Yes, the hotel offers complimentary parking.

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