Door Prize Extravaganza

Organized by Dennis Goulet

Come to the conference and you may go home with a great prize from our generous door prize sponsors. Since 2012, our attendees have won nearly 1,000 items worth over $100,000.

How to Win!

General Door Prizes

All attendees are automatically entered into the general door prize drawing.

So far, we have a total of 192 door prizes with a value of $16,337. The winner’s list will be posted at 3pm near the Hospitality Desk and the UMass Bookstore.

The winners of the general door prizes will be drawn Saturday afternoon and posted after 3 pm near the Hospitality Table in the Concourse Level of the Conference Center. Pick up your door prize from the Hospitality Table Sunday morning from 8-11:30 am. A photo ID must be presented and your conference badges must be worn when picking up your prize.

Prizes not picked up will be forfeited.

Special Door Prizes

Attendees have raffle tickets to choose which items are of interest

As we have two evening Featured Speakers, we will have Special Door Prizes on both evenings. Attendees will each receive two tickets in their registration packet for the special door prize items. The collection boxes for these prizes will indicate the prize and the evening the winner will be selected.

Deposit the raffle ticket (after printing your name on it) into the appropriate box on display in the Vendor Area on the first floor of the Conference Center. The drawing for the Special Door Prizes will be immediately prior to the Friday evening Feature Presentation by Fans Lanting and the Saturday evening Feature Presentation by Billie Weiss in the Fine Arts Theater. Check your conference schedule for the times of these events.

The prizes for Friday night include a $250 VISA gift card, an Alpine Labs Radian 2 time-lapse rotator, a Wacom pen tablet, and a LEE 100 foundation kit, LEE polarizer and ICE ND64 filter

The prizes for Saturday are a $250 VISA gift card, a $300 gift certificate for Nodal Ninja panoramic equipment, Portrait Pro 22 Studiomax software, and a Macro Bundle (Platypod Ultra with ball head, a Wimberly Ground Plamp, and Helicon Focus Pro focus stacking software).

You must be present to win.

General Door Prize winners will be posted at 3pm in the Concourse Level of the Conference Center near the Hospitality Desk and near the UMass Bookstore.


TWENTY-FOUR Digital Survival Kits

$22 value each

Digital Survival Kits are designed as a travel-sized accessory pack which contains everything you need to clean your lenses, filters and camera sensor while in the field. The heavy duty nylon pouch slips right in your camera bag or can conveniently be looped through your belt.
– 12 Ultra Kit T3 for full frame sensors
– 12 Ultra Kit T2 for APS-C sensors


TWO annual NANPA memberships

$100 value each

North American Nature Photography Association
– Are you looking for inspiration, exposure and fellowship?
– Do you want to improve your photography skills?
– Do you care about having a place to photograph the many facets of nature?


Wimberley Professional Photo Gear

Dedicated to the design and manufacture of professional photography equipment. Wimberley makes tripod gimbal heads for large telephoto lenses, macro accessories, Modular Flash Brackets …
1. Wimberley Plamp II and Plamp Stake – $62 value
2. TWO Wimberley Ground Plamp – $43 value each
3. Wimberley AP-7 Flash Cold Shoe – $19 value
4. TWO Wimberley $50 Gift Certificates
5. MH-100: MonoGimbal head – $179 value

$70 – $80

ONE Neat Image Product

Winner’s Choice of the PRO version of Neat Image 9 Standalone or Neat Image 9 Plug-in for Photoshop.
Best noise reduction for digital cameras and scanners.
Windows, Mac or Linux


Nodal Ninja

Nodal Ninja is a producer of panorama heads, object VR Turntables, various rotators, carbon fiber aerial poles, and fully automated panoramic assemblies. Nodal Ninja donated a $300 gift voucher (including free shipping) towards any product on their website as a door prize.


THREE Licenses for Exposure X7 Bundle

$149 value each

Photoshop and Lightroom plugins for photographers and graphic designers. They distill advanced math and cutting edge research into simple tools that render beautiful pictures.


TWENTY copies of PhotoPills App

$11 value each

Discover how to plan legendary shots in seconds, systematically and for any location on Earth.
Apple or Android


SpyderX Pro Monitor Calibration

With SpyderX, you can be sure that what you see on screen is the most accurate representation of the shot you took. When you start editing and you know the color on your monitor is accurate, you can confidently control every aspect of your image. And when it’s time to print, your output will match what you are seeing on screen and better reflect your creative vision.


Image Quality Bundle

Desktop standalone or plug-in for existing editors. Get all three Topaz Image Quality apps to edit pixel-perfect photos. Create bigger, cleaner, sharper images. Includes:
DeNoise AI
Gigapixel AI
Sharpen AI
1 year of unlimited upgrades


ON1 Photo Raw 2022

With On1 Photo RAW 2022 you get the professional photo editing tools every photographer needs to get professional results while keeping your workflow efficient, powerful, and simple. Includes a new set of technologies and features like Sky Swap AI, NoNoise AI, Time-Lapse, and much more!


TEN $50 Gift Certificates

Photo paper from Red River Paper is carefully chosen to meet not only their standards and level of detail, but yours as well. They print test with many, if not all, of the inkjet printer models available from Epson, Canon, and HP to ensure your quality results. You’ll find a range of paper products available such as glossy photo paper, metallic finish, archival grade satin, double sided and many more.


HeliconSoft – Intelligent Software For Photographers

Focus stacking software: a post-processing technique that extends the depth of field in your photographs. To use this technique, you take several images of the same scene, focusing your lens on a different part of the object for each shot. Then you can use Helicon Focus to blend all the sharp areas together and produce a completely sharp image.
1. Helicon Focus Lite $115 value
2. Helicon Focus Pro $200 value


Powerex (Maha Energy)

Leading The Way In Rechargeable Battery And Battery Charger Solutions
1. MH-C800S 8-Cell Smart Charger – $50 value
2. Pro Rechargeable AA 2700mAh batteries 8 pack – $25 value
3. Accessory Padded Bag – $15 value


CanvasPop $100 Gift Card

We love printing photos on canvas.
– Best quality canvas prints anywhere!
– Unbeatable customer service.
– Free digital proofs.
– 100% “Love it” guarantee for life!


Alpine Labs

We’re creating photography accessories that are beautifully designed, easy to use and of the highest quality during a time when most products are either overly complicated or unnecessary. Wireless Camera Remotes to Fit Your Needs

1. ONE Radian 2 – $299 value
The next evolution in 360° time lapse photography. Wirelessly control your camera’s shutter, advanced intervalometer and rotational pan settings from up to 100 feet.
2. TEN Pulse controllers – $119 value each
Pulse gives you powerful control over your camera – wirelessly from your smartphone. For Canon or Nikon cameras.
3. TWENTY Michron controllers – $49 value each
Choose or customize your settings in the Michron app, connect your phone to your Michron and then sit back while Michron does the work.


THREE $100 Gift Certificates

FIVE $50 Gift Certificates

Focus stacking software: a post-processing technique that extends the depth of field in your photographs. To use this technique, you take several images of the same scene, focusing your lens on a different part of the object for each shot. Then you can use Helicon Focus to blend all the sharp areas together and produce a completely sharp image.


Cotton Carrier develops technical camera carrying systems for all photographers. Our best-in-class designs do not compromise fit, functionality or design. Our goal is single-minded: to provide secure camera-carrying systems that free your hands, keep your equipment safe, and your body mobile. Ready to shoot, now!


Portrait Pro Studio Max 22

PortraitPro is a Windows and Mac based portrait imaging enhancement software targeted at professional and keen amateur photographers. Powered by artificial intelligence, new features include: Neck and shoulder slimming, chin shadows, body lighting controls, hairline correction, neck wrinkle removal, new lipstick colors, lighting brush improvements, and more.


THREE Print Certificates

Bay Photo Lab’s team has a true passion for photography, and that shows in everything they produce. Make your images and artwork center stage, with industry-leading MetalPrints, striking Wall Displays, handcrafted Albums, and so much more. They have worked hard for over 40 years to earn the trust of Professional Photographers in the United States and throughout the world.
1. Acrylic Block Print up to 6X6 $55 value
2. 16X24 Maple Wood Print $118 value
3. 24×36 Xpozer Print $ 120 value


FOUR Inkjet Paper Test Packs

PermaJet has been a manufacturer and supplier of the World’s most comprehensive range of inkjet papers for all digital photographic printing applications and users – home printing photographers, professionals, commercial labs, artists, museums or education facilities. All products are backed by a wealth of extensive technical inkjet knowledge and expertise of ICC Profiling and Color Management tools, all designed to help you produce that all important perfect print – with PermaJet, it’s all about image…. 

1. Digital Photo Test Pack 1 (x2) $21 value
2. Fiber Base Baryta Test Pack 2 (x2) $29 value


Domke Everyday Backpack

Domke – a Tiffen company – has been manufacturing a line of popular camera bags for over 40 years which are almost a badge of honor for photographers, and are the official camera bag of the White House News Photographer Association. Their no frills, functional approach results in a bag that provides quick access to the gear inside. The camouflage series of bags was created in honor of the U.S. Military and a percentage of proceeds are donated to Veteran focused charities. Domke bags are made in the USA.


Flash Modifiers

Created by ExpoImaging, Rogue Photographic Design specializes in creating the best portable lighting equipment for professional and amateur photographers. Our light modifiers for speedlight style camera flash include: Rogue FlashBenders, Rogue Round Flash Magnetic Modifiers, Rogue Flash Gels, and Rogue Collapsible Reflectors.

1x Rogue Round Flash Kit – $99.95 value
1x Rogue Round Flash Kit + Standard Adapter – $129.95 value
1x Rogue Round Flash Kit + Small Adapter – $129.95 value
1x 82mm ExpoDisc Custom White Balance Filter – $49.95 value
1x Rogue FlashBender v3 LARGE Soft Box Kit – $59.95 value


FIVE one-year subscriptions for Optics

Created by Academy Award-winning effects artists, Optics brings Hollywood film quality lighting and lens effects, curated film looks, and realistic particle creation tools to photographers. Compatible with macOS: 10.14 or higher, and Windows: Windows 10 or higher (x64 bit)


THREE licences for Photomatix Pro ($99 value)

HDRsoft researches and develops innovative software in the field of High Dynamic Range imaging for photography. Photomatix Pro is a high quality HDR software.


Photo Mechanic

Photo Mechanic was developed to provide photojournalists with an accellerated RAW processing capability for editing images in the field. Not just for photojournalists; its speed and organizational tools now help all professional photographers work faster and more efficiently. Camera Bits donated one license for Photo Mechanic as a door prize.


Think Tank Photo

Think Tank Photo is a group of product designers and professional photographers focused on studying how photographers work, and developing inventive new carrying solutions to meet their needs.
By focusing on “speed” and “accessibility,” we prepare photographers to Be Ready “Before The Moment,” allowing them to document those historic moments that reflect their personal visions and artistic talents.

Products TBD


Kinesis Photo Gear

Modular bag system for discerning photographers. Kinesis manufactures products for those looking for a lightweight, quick-moving carrying system for shooting in the field. Their core products comprise a complete modular belt-pouch system for photojournalists, nature/outdoor traveling photographers, sports shooters, commercial photographers and wedding/portrait shooters. They also manufacture unique line of long lens cases, tripod carry systems, and accessories such as filter pouches and Safarisack beanbags.

TWO Kinesis 4-Card Media Wallet (#D004) – $13 value each
Kinesis 8-slot Filter Wallet (#F008) – $36 value
Kinesis 12-Card Media Wallet (#D012) – $23 Value



Calibrite is dedicated to providing the very best solutions for photographers, filmmakers, designers and content creators who love color and demand the very best tools for their color-critical workflow. Calibrite is calibration done right.

ColorChecker Passport – $149 value



Platypod Pro LLC is a small and family owned business committed to making excellent quality products for professional photographers at affordable prices. We believe our unique and simple design makes the Platypod an extremely versatile piece of equipment; its usefulness is as vast as the user’s creativity.

TWO Platypod Ultra with Benro IN00 ball head – $120 value each



Wacom develops tablet and pen selection tools to make editing images less tedious. They provide tools and instruments that let people express their creativity as fluently in the digital world as they would with ink on paper, paint on canvas, light in a darkroom or editing suite.

Intuos Bluetooth Creative Pen Tablet, Medium – $200 value



Fotopro is an award winning global brand that designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of photographic equipment for professional photographers. Our product line includes an extensive range of camera tripods, monopods, heads, and accessories.

X-Go Max Tripod with FPH-62Q Ball Head – $299 value


OM System

OM Digital Solutions continues to push the boundaries of a small, high quality, photographic system. OM System cameras feature computational features and incredible image stabilization, and M.Zuiko PRO lenses include world-class optics, metal construction and worry-free weather sealing.

Visit the OM System representatives in the Vendor Area on teh lower lever of the Conference Center to enter the drawing for a OM-D E-M5 Mark III body & M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO Lens – $1,849 Value



Fujifilm brings innovative products and solutions to a broad spectrum of photographers from cutting-edge, mirrorless pro-level models to fashion-conscious point-and-shoot compacts, there’s a Fujifilm digital camera to satisfy every kind of photographer.

Instax Wide Printer + paper – $150 value


NiSi Optics

NiSi offers a wide range of filters for cameras lenses, drones and cinema in addition to a complete square filter system in several sizes to match your needs. They are perfect for Landscape photographers looking for high-quality and easy-to-use filter systems

TWO NiSi V7 100mm Filter Holder Kit with True Color NC CPL and Lens Cap – $249 Value each



At NANLITE, we make a broad, versatile range of LED lights and accessories designed to help all sorts of image-makers achieve their vision. We are fanatically obsessed with product details, user experience, and quality control. And we are equally obsessed with really listening and reacting to our customers; their needs and wishes.

Nanlite 5C – $75 value
Nanlite PavoTube II 6C  – $90 value



Tenba has evolved with photographers’ needs, designing tough, intuitively-engineered bags and cases to protect creative equipment. Whether you are shooting in Central Park or Antarctica, Tenba will get your gear there and back intact.‌
Tenba never compromises and neither should you..

Tenba DNA16 DSLR Back Pack  – $230 value


Meredith Images

Meredith Images has become one of the premier “go to” resources for creative textures, post-processing training, e-books and webinars. Their Barns & Back Roads Workshops inspire attendees while they photograph vintage barns, homes, cars and antiques, as well as when sharing post –processing techniques. The Creative Photography Conferences continue to inspire creativity with talented presenters and programs.  In addition to workshops, seminars, and personal training, Hazel Meredith teaches educational programs for camera clubs and conferences across the U.S. and has published two eBooks on working with textures.

TWO Creating Your Own Textures Course — $129 Value
TWO Entries to Feb. 2023 Virtual Creative Photography Conference — $49 Value



Skylight can be a life-changing new way to connect with family. But even for the tech-savvy, there’s still something magical about seeing your most treasured photos in your home each day. Skylight is a photo frame you can email photos to, and they appear in seconds! Images are easy to add to the display using the unique email address of the Skylight. The touch screen of the device allows slide show set up, browse galleries, delete photos, and other functions.

Skylight Frame — $149 Value


Skylum Software

Skylum is a global imaging technology company focused on creating tools that make it easier for creatives to get things done. Skylum’s Luminar platform unleashes creativity through the innovative use of automated and intelligent image processing, which still allows the artist complete control over the final product.

THREE licenses for Luminar NEO — $89 Value each


Cozy Nose

Cozy Noze is the perfect neck and nose warmer for anyone who wears glasses or sunglasses while enjoying being outdoors in colder weather. Even for non-eyeglass folks, Cozy Noze keeps necks and noses warm and blocks breathing in the chilly frigid air. Visit Cozy Noze inventor Lori Diemer in our Vendor area.

TWO Cozy Nose Face & Neck Warmers – $25 Value each