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Vanelli is a working sports and portrait photographer, educator, and author living in Florida. After a successful career as a three-time, Triple Crown Karate champion, Vanelli turned his attention to teaching the visual arts. As an experienced educator, Vanelli has created videos for LinkedIn Learn, has written hundreds of articles, taught at major photography conferences and has developed many photography and digital workflow programs including Click for Kids.

Currently, he is the Director of Education at Skylum Software, teaching workshops, writing for Photofocus and creating tutorials for the Vanelli and Friends series.

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  • Take the Guesswork Out of Flash Photography – Sponsored by Skylum

    The session is sponsored by: Skylum Discover how light-to-subject distance and the power of the light will complete the exposure triangle and take the guesswork out of flash photography. Does flash photography feel too complicated or you are interested but you don’t know where to begin? Then this class is for you! Learn how the […]

  • Be More Proficient Editing – Sponsored by Skylum

    The session is sponsored by: Skylum Learn how AI can handle boring and tedious photo editing tasks so you can be more creative. Repeating the same tedious photo editing task is a waste of a photographer’s valuable time. Learn how AI can analyze your image and offer photo editing suggestions so you can focus on […]