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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Do I have to be a professional photographer to attend the Expo?
    Absolutely not. The Photo Expo welcomes all experience levels of photographers.
  • Do I need to own a camera to attend the Photo Expo?
    No, as a matter of fact, there is no better place to talk with other photographers and our vendors at the trade show to find the perfect camera that meets your needs.
  • Where exactly is the Photo Expo held?
    The Photo Expo 2024 is held at the Little Rock Convention Center, specifically in the Wally Allen Ballroom. You can’t miss us! Little Rock, AR | FAQ
  • Do I need a physical ticket for the Expo?
    There is no ticket necessary. Just come to the registration desk when you arrive, to check in and get your Expo lanyard.
  • Can I pay at the door?
    Yes, but the price at the door is $119.99, so save $20 and register early if possible. Photo Expo 2024 | Little Rock | May 17-18, 2024 | Bedfords.com
  • Where do I park?
    Finding a parking spot in downtown Little Rock may seem like a challenge, but there are plenty of spaces so there’s no need to worry. Be sure to plan your trip ahead of time! Whether you are a visitor or a resident, Little Rock has plenty of convenient and safe parking facilities to meet your needs. Parking | Little Rock, AR
  • Where is the best place to stay?
    The Little Rock Marriott is our host hotel for the Photo Expo. We have a limited number of rooms available at the Expo rate of $159 per night. There are other hotels in the area, however this is the most convenient. The Marriott is just steps away from the Little Rock Convention Center, our venue for the Photo Expo. LITTLE ROCK MARRIOTT | Photo Expo 2024 (bedfordphotoexpo.com)
  • Where can I grab something to eat?
    Whether you are looking for your morning coffee, a quick sandwich, or a nice dinner with friends, there are options galore in Little Rock. Little Rock, AR | Food & Drink
  • Who organizes the Photo Expo?
    The Photo Expo is an annual event organized by Bedford Camera & Video. Bedford Camera is committed to offering these types of events to promote photography, and ongoing education. By the way, we are celebrating 50 Years in Business this year! www.bedfords.com
  • How much are tickets to the Photo Expo?
    The VIP Ticket price is $99. Your ticket gives you ALL Access to the trade show, all 4 keynote presentations, plus other exciting presentations and demos, the famous Friday Night Photo Walk, and much more…. Only the private classes require an additional fee.
  • What are Private Classes and why do they cost extra?
    The private classes are offered at the Expo for those who would like a more up-close and personal experience with our keynote speakers. These classes are normally limited to up to 25 people. The cost of these classes are $50 each. EXPO EXTRAS | Photo Expo 2024 (bedfordphotoexpo.com)
  • What is the Pre-Expo Event, Little Rock Zoo Excursion?
    The Zoo Excursion is on Thursday May 16th, the day before the actual Expo begins. There is an exclusive photography contest for Zoo Excursion attendees, with over $600 in prizes offered. Please look at all the details on our website. This event will probably sell out, so get in early! ZOO EXCURSION w/ RON MAGILL | Photo Expo 2024 (bedfordphotoexpo.com)
  • Is there free admission for children to attend the Photo Expo?
    Children 16 and under are allowed free admission to the Photo Expo (trade show) ONLY. Just check in at the registration desk, and they will add a free Expo Pass for your child.
  • What is the Friday Night Photo Walk?
    Join us for the highlight of the Expo - the Photo Walk! The excitement begins at 7:30pm, as we gather in front of the Convention Center for a memorable group picture. Then, it's time to unleash your creativity as we embark on a photography adventure through the captivating Downtown area around the RiverMarket. Whether you're an amateur or a seasoned photographer, our team of experienced instructors is on hand to guide you through different subject matters, or you can choose to explore solo. For everyone's safety, we kindly request that you stick to groups during the photo walk. So, grab your camera and get ready to capture the essence of downtown in a unique and inspiring way!FRIDAY NIGHT PHOTO WALK | Photo Expo 2024 (bedfordphotoexpo.com)
  • Can we purchase photo gear at the Expo?
    The Photo Expo is the perfect time to purchase gear. The trade show will be open all day both Friday and Saturday, offering special Expo deals. This is also a great opportunity to trade in your old gear.
  • What is the Big Shoot Photo Contest?
    The Big Shoot Photo Contest is open to all Expo ticket holders. Photos submitted must be taken at Photo Expo between Friday May 17th, and midnight on Saturday, May 18th There are over $1000 in prizes up for grabs. BIG SHOOT PHOTO CONTEST | Photo Expo 2024 (bedfordphotoexpo.com)
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