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Erin Babnik is known internationally as a leading photographic artist, educator, author, and speaker, specializing in wilderness landscape photography. She is a Canon Explorer of Light and a member of the venerable nature photography team Photo Cascadia. Her expressive style of landscape photography springs from an unusual integration of wilderness exploration, progressive techniques, and a classical education in the arts. Erin’s images appear in a plethora of books, magazines, and commercial products, and her name frequently tops industry lists of the world’s most notable landscape photographers. Her publications and presentations blend a wide range of insights with a flair for inspiration, making her one of the most highly requested speakers of her generation.

Keynote Presentation

Beyond Perfection: Balancing Artistry and Technique in Your Photography

Saturday May 18th

5:15pm –7:00pm


What could be better than perfection? In this insightful talk, Erin draws upon a broad range of experiences in the field, in education, and in the professional realm to identify common pitfalls where fixating on technical perfection can lead photographers astray. Embracing the belief that creativity is a messy place, Erin offers advice for balancing high standards of image making with the capricious nature of inspiration.

Private Class $50

The Why of Post-Processing

Saturday May 18th

3:00pm – 4:15pm

This class organizes all goals of post-processing into two essential strategies that can help you to approach any image with a stronger sense of direction. Through a series of before-and-after examples, Erin Babnik will present an overview of these strategies, along with explanations of many useful editing techniques that went into the creation of each final version.

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