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Panel Discussion: Tech Trends & Gear Talk - Where Will The Next Generation Take Us?

Panel Discussion: Tech Trends & Gear Talk - Where Will The Next Generation Take Us?

SPEAKERS: Rafael Pons - Surprisingly enough, PhotoPills co-founder Rafael Pons claims not to be a photographer. However, he travels the world teaching how to use PhotoPills to help photographers imagine, plan and shoot legendary photos. With more than 500,000 downloads worldwide, the PhotoPills app has become the Swiss Army Knife for photographers. It includes everything you need: from sources of inspiration (PhotoPills Awards) and learning (photo guides and videos) to multiple tools to help you plan your photo ideas (planner, augmented reality, exposure, depth of field ...).

Michael Hollender is a Landscape Photographer based in New York City. If you have ever met him there was likely a camera around his neck. For as long as he can remember, Michael has been capturing and documenting. This passion turned profession has taken him across the country to nearly every industry event and over 50 National Parks. Since 2011 he has been a Marketing Executive for B&H Photo, and since 2016 has been a member of the Sony Alpha Imaging Collective.

Josh Cripps is a wilderness landscape photographer living in beautiful Mammoth Lakes, California. He shoots campaigns and gives presentations for Nikon, and his work has been featured in publications like Outdoor Photographer, Pop Photo, and Landscape Photography Magazine.

David Swindler is an award-winning landscape and wildlife photographer based in Southern Utah. He received a degree in chemical engineering and worked many years in the semiconductor industry specializing in optics and photolithography. Back in 2014 he quit his day job to follow his true passion. As a photographer, he has traveled to many locations around the world and has extensive experience with landscape, wildlife, night, and macro photography. He runs Action Photo Tours full time and finds great satisfaction in taking people to remote and beautiful places in the Southwest and helping them take the best photos possible.