ClickCon Speakers

ClickCon brings the best of the photo and video worlds to educate and inspire. Every speaker and educator was selected based off feedback from attendees. Each speaker and educator is a passionate and successful industry professional.

Roberto Valenzuela

Internationally acclaimed portrait, wedding, and fine arts photographer
Sponsored by Canon

Recognized as one of the ten most influential photographers and educators in the world.

    Dixie Dixon

    Commercial Fashion Photographer
    Sponsored by Nikon

    Dixie Dixon is a Texas born and bred commercial fashion photographer.

      Lindsay Adler

      Fashion Photographer
      Sponsored by Profoto

      Fashion photographer Lindsay Adler has risen to the top of her industry as both a photographer and educator.

        Jerry Ghionis

        Jerry Ghionis Photography | International Weddings

        Jerry Ghionis is widely celebrated as being among the top five best wedding photographers in the world.

          Peter Hurley

          NYC Headshot Photographer | Headshot Crew
          Sponsored by Canon

          Peter Hurley is widely known as the premier headshot photographer in the world and shoots out of his New York studio.

            Jen Rozenbaum

            Shamelessly Feminine | Boudoir Photography
            Sponsored by Westcott

            Jen Rozenbaum embraces her femininity while allowing women to embrace their own.

              Kevin Kuster

              Kevin Kuster Photography | Social Impact Photographer | Humanitarian

              Kevin Kuster is an award-winning, international photographer and Founding Member of global non-profit Watts of Love.

                Melissa Ghionis

                The Soul Society

                Melissa Ghionis has developed a reputation for her skills in creating and cultivating relationships and for her excellent customer service.

                  Sherry Hagerman

                  Allusion Photography | US Weddings

                  Sherry Hagerman is an educator and photographer in the Chicagoland area and co-founder of ClickCon.

                    Joel Grimes

                    Joel Grimes Photography | Fashion Photography
                    Sponsored by Westcott

                    Joel Grimes is a photographer who serves as an ambassador for the photographic process...

                      Skip Cohen

                      Skip Cohen University | Marketing & Social Media

                      Founder of SkipCohenUniversity, co-host on several podcasts including "Mind Your Own Business.

                        Scott Robert Lim

                        Sony Artisan of Imagery
                        Sponsored by Sony

                        Scott Robert Lim is an award-winning, international photographer and world-renowned educator.

                          Patrick Murphy-Racey

                          Sony Artisan of Imagery
                          Sponsored by Sony

                          Sony Artisan of Imagery Patrick Murphy-Racey’s twenty-five year career has only and always been about photography.

                            Clay Blackmore

                            Clay Blackmore Photography | Cinematic Storytelling
                            Sponsored by Canon

                            Clay Blackmore is one of the most influential and sought-after photographers in the world.

                              Jennifer Tallerico

                              JT Noir Studios | Underwater Photography

                              Jennifer Tallerico is a Florida based photographer specializing in boudoir and underwater.

                                Jermaine Horton

                                Jermaine Horton Photography | Award Winning Photographer

                                Jermaine Horton is a Chicago area portrait and wedding photographer who creates dynamic images via OCF and natural light. 

                                  Kim Ackerman

                                  Vogue Portrait Studio | Boudoir Photography

                                  Kim Ackerman is a St. Louis based photographer specializing in glamour and boudoir concept photography.

                                    Richard Kefgen

                                    Architectural & Street Photography

                                    Richard Kefgen is a Brand Ambassador for Vanguard and a Vanguard Pro.

                                      Josie Fox

                                      Studio J Fox / Posing Expert

                                      Actively modeling since 2004, Josie Fox is one of the most sought-after lingerie models based in the midwest.

                                        Pierre Stephenson

                                        Pierre’s Portrait Art Company / Pierre Stephenson Photography
                                        Sponsored by Godox

                                        Pierre Stephenson is a professional photographer and author.

                                          Spyros Heniadis

                                          Wisconsin Based Photographer and YouTuber

                                          Spyros Heniadis is a photographer and educator.

                                            Chris Ziemann

                                            Wedding Photographer | Mike Staff Productions

                                            Chris Ziemann is the Director of Photography for Mike Staff Productions.

                                              Kellie Bieser

                                              Family, Newborn & Senior Photography
                                              Sponsored by Profoto

                                              Kellie Bieser of Shutter & Glass Photography is a wife, mother, photographer, and educator.

                                                Judy Host

                                                Portrait Photography
                                                Sponsored by Sigma

                                                Photographer, Educator, Lecturer, Portrait Specialist

                                                  Steve Zeinner

                                                  Street Photography
                                                  Sponsored by PROCAM

                                                  Steve is a Cincinnati Ohio based photographer.

                                                    Ron McKinney

                                                    Ron McKinney Photography | Dance and Portraits

                                                    Ron McKinney is the official photographer for Ballet Chicago, DePaul cheer and dance teams, and a lot of other dance schools and companies.

                                                      Jon Snyder

                                                      Jonathan and Kaye | Luxury Wedding Filmmaker

                                                      Jon is a wedding filmmaker, technical enthusiast, and business side expert for his company Jonathan and Kaye.

                                                        Garrett & Amber Baird

                                                        Eyenamics | Cinematic Weddings
                                                        Sponsored by Sony

                                                        Meet Garrette & Amber Baird. With more than 14 years of experience, Eyenamics has captured over 600 cinematic weddings.

                                                          Ryan White

                                                          Audio Engineer | RØDE Product Specialist
                                                          Sponsored by RØDE

                                                          Product Specialist for RØDE Microphones where he travels the US training and educating the Music and Film Industry.

                                                            Matthew Sutherland

                                                            Matrimony Films I Wedding & Corporate Filmmaker | Panasonic Lumix Ambassador
                                                            Sponsored by Panasonic

                                                            Matthew Sutherland is an International Wedding and Corporate Filmmaker as well as an Educator and Panasonic Lumix Ambassador

                                                              Jared Platt

                                                              International Photographer and Lecturer |
                                                              Sponsored by Adobe

                                                              Jared has been teaching photography for 20 years and has been a working photographer for the last quarter century.

                                                                Will Cadena

                                                                Will Cadena Photography
                                                                Sponsored by Westcott

                                                                Will Cadena is a photographer who combines a modern, edgy look with traditional photography & delivers a whole new look to his images, without retouching.

                                                                  Jordan Bunch

                                                                  Ladybird Studios | Panasonic Lumix Ambassador
                                                                  Sponsored by Panasonic

                                                                  Wedding and commercial filmmaker/photographer and Host of the Film Mavericks podcast/YouTube channel.

                                                                    Abigail Chartrand

                                                                    Vanity Noir-Makeup Artistry and Hair Design | Model & Educator

                                                                    Abbi has worked with hundreds of photographers not only in front of the camera but behind the scenes as well.

                                                                      Sharon Morgenstern

                                                                      Dance Photography | Dancer Images Photography
                                                                      Sponsored by Colorinc

                                                                      Specializes in unique dance photography and corporate/professional headshots.

                                                                        Jerry Alt

                                                                        Portrait, Lifestyle & Nature Photographer | ALT Imagery

                                                                        Jerry Alt is a respected portrait, lifestyle and nature photographer.

                                                                          Carly Sullens

                                                                          Digital Art & Editing
                                                                          Sponsored by Litra

                                                                          Carly Sullens is a St. Louis based professional art photographer, artist, digital painter, and educator.

                                                                            Liam Doran

                                                                            Sports,Adventure & Travel Photographer
                                                                            Sponsored by Sigma

                                                                            Liam Doran is an outdoor sports and adventure travel photographer based in Colorado

                                                                              Armando Flores

                                                                              Photographer & Tamron Field Tech
                                                                              Sponsored by Tamron

                                                                              His passion has always been in lending a hand to the aspiring photographer.

                                                                                Charley Voorhis

                                                                                Filmmaker | Voortex Productions
                                                                                Sponsored by Tamron

                                                                                I consider it a privilege to help people learn how to get to the essence of their message, and how to authentically showcase the stories in our lives.

                                                                                  Charles & Jennifer Maring

                                                                                  Professional Photographers and Filmmakers Artists
                                                                                  Sponsored by Panasonic

                                                                                  Charles and Jennifer Maring keep their minds wide open to the creative possibilities creating images, and telling stories for clients who appreciate the very best in imaging...

                                                                                    Erin Barnard

                                                                                    Professional Photographer and Educator

                                                                                    Erin has been in the professional photography industry for eleven years having photographed over 7,000 sessions, with a massive range of imagery in her portfolio.

                                                                                      Caroline Tran

                                                                                      Wedding, Portrait & Commercial Photographer
                                                                                      Sponsored by Fujifilm

                                                                                      Caroline Tran is an internationally published wedding, portrait, and commercial photographer.

                                                                                        Sunshine Lump

                                                                                        Silver Sparrow Photography | Seniors, Headshots, Portraits

                                                                                        Sunshine Lump specializes in bold photography for fun, sentimental and adventurous couples.

                                                                                          Chris Hershman

                                                                                          Photographer, Filmmaker and Producer
                                                                                          Sponsored by Nikon

                                                                                          Chris Hershman is a photographer, filmmaker and producer whose life as a musician launched him into a career of capturing the raw energy of the live performances of fellow musicians.

                                                                                            Kristi Odom

                                                                                            Award Winning Wedding and Travel Photographer
                                                                                            Sponsored by Nikon

                                                                                            An internationally acclaimed photographer and sought-after motivational speaker, Kristi travels the world shooting, teaching and sharing her insights.

                                                                                              Miles Witt Boyer

                                                                                              Photography and Brand Marketing
                                                                                              Sponsored by Fujifilm

                                                                                              Living life, loving light, and helping amazing people remember simple little moments.

                                                                                                Sandra Pearce

                                                                                                Master Artist, Master Photographer, Craftsman and CPP.
                                                                                                Sponsored by Superior

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

                                                                                                  Jake Barlow

                                                                                                  Staff photographer for CBS Evening News, CTM, 48 Hours, 60 Minutes
                                                                                                  Sponsored by MACGROUP

                                                                                                  He will be on hand to share with real time gear some of the secrets to different types of interview set ups.

                                                                                                    Tim Horstman

                                                                                                    Tim Horstman is a staff photographer for CBS Evening News, CTM, 48 Hours
                                                                                                    Sponsored by MACGROUP

                                                                                                    Tim Horstman is a staff photographer for CBS Evening News, CTM, 48 Hours, 60 Minutes, Entertainment Tonight and CBS Sunday Morning.

                                                                                                      Tom Munoz

                                                                                                      #1 Wedding Photographer in South Florida
                                                                                                      Sponsored by MACGROUP

                                                                                                      One of the highest awarded wedding photographers from the Professional Photographers of America (PPA).

                                                                                                        Mark Edward Lewis

                                                                                                        Writing, producing, mixing, sound design, editing and directing. 
                                                                                                        Sponsored by MACGROUP

                                                                                                        With nearly 30 years of experience, Mark Edward Lewis has worked professionally in nearly every area of both production and post production.

                                                                                                          Zara Ashby

                                                                                                          The Zara Ashby Photography Studio and Intimates

                                                                                                          Zara is an internationally award-winning, published portrait photographer and educator based in Denver, Colorado.

                                                                                                            Teresa LaVallee

                                                                                                            Contemporary Glamour Portrait and Fashion Photographer

                                                                                                            My love of fashion and life is a direct reflection of what inspires me – Beautiful, Raw, Edgy – You!

                                                                                                              Tracie Maglosky

                                                                                                              Wedding, Maternity and Newborn Photography.
                                                                                                              Sponsored by Profoto

                                                                                                              I’m Tracie Maglosky, mom of three teenage boys (yes, I survived!), studio owner with my bestie and hubby.