Seeing in action the proper use of an Aquatech underwater camera housing demonstrated by Getty photographer Donald Miralle.
Using flashes with Pocket Wizards in Chimera lightboxes for portraits demonstrated by Myung Chun from the Los Angeles Times.
Trying out different camera bodies and comparing them, discovering their strengths and weaknesses thanks to Canon.
Instructors' critiques of our photos during daily slideshows.
Rethinking the pre-planning that goes into a portrait session. Matt Brown, an LA-based freelance photographer lead a shoot and shared his approach to getting fresh images and reminded us how important it is to have everything set up before your subject arrives.
Streamlining my workflow with Photo Mechanic by Camera Bits, ingesting and using the ITPC stationery pad to get important information on my files when I download instead of during editing.