Joe Edelman

  • Portrait | Fashion | Beauty

Joe Edelman is an award-winning photographer, author, and photo educator.

His educational mission: “To help photographers to develop a solid understanding of the HOWS and WHYS behind creating great photographs.”

Joe is honored to hold the title of Photographic Craftsman, a designation given to those who have met the standards of excellence set by the Professional Photographers of America in recognition of service to the photographic profession as an orator, author, and mentor.

He takes great pride in sharing his experience to motivate and educate new and experienced photographers worldwide via his popular YouTube Channel, which boasts over 179,000 subscribers. His weekly LAST FRAME Livestream is viewed or listened to in over 100 countries.

Joe has also earned a reputation as a lively and popular presenter at photography conferences, dealer events, camera clubs, and photography workshops across the United States. He has been a keynote and featured speaker at events like WPPI, PhotoPlus, ImagingUSA, Shutterfest, ClickCon, Pixel Photo Fest, Out of Chicago, Carolina Photo Expo, FCCC, SWMCCC, and numerous others.

His work is featured frequently on well-known photography blogs, including Fstoppers, DIYPhotography, PetaPixel, Lifehacker, ISO1200, Shutterbug, DigitalPhotoPro, and LensVid, among others. He has been profiled in Good Light!, CameraCraft, and Olympus Passion Magazines, to name a few, and is a regular guest on photography industry podcasts.

Joe’s career has spanned six decades, from his start as a newspaper photojournalist to today’s work photographing all types of people. His work has been published internationally in magazines and newspapers, and he has serviced commercial advertising clients from all over the United States.

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  • Color: Make It Bold, Make It Fun! Make Your Images Stand Out

    Light and Color are two of the most effective tools a photographer has to add subtle creative touches or create dramatic impactful statements in a photograph. Effective use of Color can be the difference from an ok shot to an incredible one. Using 3D light planning software (set.a.light 3D), I will show you actual shot […]

  • Want to Make More Money? Stop Marketing to Potential Clients

    If you have more business than you can handle, don’t waste your time on this presentation! Photographers tend to fail at marketing because they think their marketing is all about selling. Your clients don’t want to be sold. If you are trying to build your business or even start one, join Joe Edelman as he […]

  • Beauty on Location

    Come along with Joe for an outdoor photo walk while he demonstrates what it takes to make beautiful portraits in any lighting situation in any location. While lighting is the key to success, on location, it is also important to understand that any background can be turned into an amazing setting.  Attendees will learn how to […]