New England’s Top Photography Conference

all photo enthusiasts are welcome!
Over 200 things to see and do!

75th NECCC Photography Conference
July 15-17, 2022
Amherst, MA

Thank You to Everyone for Attending the 75th Conference!

Great Camaraderie, Knowledge and Photo Opportunities Delivered!

2022 NECCC Character Model Photo Contest

NECCC Attendees: Please upload your photographs of the character models (with or w/o watermarks) by 8/31/22 so our models can download their photographs. https://tinyurl.com/NECCC75th

Models: download your images here: https://tinyurl.com/2022NECCCmodels

Who should attend?

All photo enthusiasts are welcome!

There are programs, events and workshops for all skill levels. Beginning photographers are very welcome at the conference, as are experienced and professional photographers. You do not need to be a member of a camera club, photography group, etc. in order to attend.

Scott Kelby (Friday afternoon), Frans Lanting (Friday night) & Billie Weiss (Saturday night)
Lead by conference speakers Saturday morning
Photo Competitions & Awards, Honors & Recognitions, & a Salute to Past Winning Photos
Program schedules (1 page, 4 page as of June 2), All Events, Print registration & flyer (pdf)

From featured presenters, speakers & other experts Friday morning
Knights engaging with medieval weapons event Sunday morning
Hunt’s Photo & Video, Adirondack Photography Institute, Canon, Nikon, OM Digital Solutions & More!
Conference Guidelines, Accommodations, Accessibility, Dining, Maps, Parking, Shopping, Onsite Planning Assistance, Speakers’ Notes…
Photo Ops by speakers, plus Female Models, Character Models, Steampunk, Dancers, Pirates, Interactive Sessions & More!
Many giveaways & a free 75th anniversary gift for all registered attendees
Contact the NECCC Photo Conference team, or find links to FAQ’s, COVID-19 updates etc.
Sports Photography
Sports Photography
Pre-Conference Workshop #3 - Fri 8:30 - 11:30 am

Learn the keys to success in shooting all aspects of sports photography, including game action, sports features, sports portraiture, and lighting. Here tips and tricks for capturing moving subjects, and discuss the mentality and mindset involved with making a great sport photograph, as well as ways to market yourself and your photography business.

Photoshop Power Features
Photoshop Power Features
Pre-Conference Workshop #6 - Fri 8:30 - 11:30 am

Photoshop is full of powerful features to help you optimize your photos. You'll learn about often overlooked tools for adjusting the overall appearance of photos.

A Morning with the Butterflies & Flowers at Magic Wings
A Morning with the Butterflies & Flowers at Magic Wings
Pre-Conference Workshop #8 - Fri 6:45 - 9:00 am

Spend a fun morning photographing at Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory and Gardens before it opens to the public. This is an ideal time as the butterflies are resting, making them easier to photograph. Bring a traditional macro lens and/or your Lensbaby to capture stunning butterfly and flower images.

Camera and Photo Basics
Camera and Photo Basics
Pre-Conference Workshop #10 - Fri 8:30 - 11:30 am

Are you new to photography? Do you want to take better photos? Now is the time move beyond your camera's auto setting and create photos that look the way you want them to!

Image Critique
Image Critique
Pre-Conference Workshop - Fri 8:30 - 11:30 am

One of the special opportunities available to NECCC conference attendees is a one-on-one evaluation of your photographs (up to 15 images, prints and/or digital) by an experienced, accomplished New England photographer.

Image Reviews by Conference Speakers
Image Reviews by Conference Speakers
Conference Workshop #1 - TBD

Image Review by Conference Speaker ~45 minutes. Have up to 15 of your images reviewed by one of North America�s top photographers who will provide feedback and help you grow as a photographer.

Friday Light Painting a Model Photo Shoot
Friday Light Painting a Model Photo Shoot
Conference Workshop #16 - Fri 10 pm

Outside finding locations to light paint a model.

Saturday Light Painting a Model Photo Shoot
Saturday Light Painting a Model Photo Shoot
Conference Workshop #17 - Sat 10 pm

Outside finding locations to light paint a model.

Mobile Device
Mobile Device
Photo Walk #3 - Sat 7 am - 8 am

The theme of the Photo Walk will be taking photos on your mobile device.

Mobile Photography
Mobile Photography
Photo Walk #4 - Sat 7 am - 8 am

Spend some quality time shooting with Clifford and asking questions as you wonder around campus.

Infrared
Infrared
Photo Walk #5 - Sat 7 am - 8 am

Spend some quality time shooting with Lee and asking questions as you wonder around campus.

Adding Pizzazz
Adding Pizzazz
Photo Walk #7 - Sat 7 am - 8 am

Spend some quality time shooting with Lou and Todd and asking questions as you wonder around campus.

Photographs with Impact
Photographs with Impact
Photo Walk #13 - Sat 7 am - 8 am

Spend some quality time shooting with Brenda and asking questions as you wonder around campus.

Camera and Photo Basics
Camera and Photo Basics
Photo Walk #14 - Sat 7 am - 8 am

Spend some quality time shooting with Chane and asking questions as you wonder around campus.

Mirrorless
Mirrorless
Photo Walk #17 - Sat 7 am - 8 am

Spend some quality time shooting with Noah and asking questions as you wonder around campus.

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Featured Speakers

Scott Kelby
Scott Kelby
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER
AND PHOTOSHOP GUY
Author of bestselling technology and photography books.
Frans Lanting
Frans Lanting
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
PHOTOGRAPHER-IN-RESIDENCE
One of the greatest nature photographers of our time.
Billie Weiss
Billie Weiss
Director of Photography
for the Boston Red Sox
Award-winning, commercial and editorial photographer and videographer

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