Welcome to the Boulder Photo Festival! While the festival is new for Boulder, the Photo Festival is in its 5th year. The main festival will be held over Labor Day weekend September 2 through September 5. Workshops are held during the week from August 29 to September 2. Please check our website for preliminary schedule of events.
The BPF is proud to announce an amazing list guest artists for the 2016 festival. This year’s incredible keynote speakers include Canon Explorer of Light, Vincent Laforet; Nikon Ambassador, Joe McNally; Sony Artisan, Chris Burkard; Nikon Ambassador, Lucas Gilman; Canon Australia Master, Krystle Wright; and National Geographic and International League of Conservation Photography Founding Fellow, Frans Lanting.
We are extremely excited to be able to offer such a high caliber of world-renowned photographers for our fifth festival. This year’s workshops offer a wide variety with a focus on landscape, conservation, adventure, outdoor lighting and action sports photography. This year’s workshops includes a 1-Day workshop on nature photography by Frans Lanting; Flash Lighting — Small to Big with Joe McNally; a Rocky Mountain National Park landscape workshop by Glenn Randall; adventure sports lighting workshop by Lucas Gilman; and another conservation photography workshop with Jason Houston along with The Nature Conservancy Photo Editor Melissa Ryan. We have a few workshops we are in the process of confirming by Vincent Laforet, Chris Burkard and others.
Early pass pricing is in effect through April 30th. You can save over $50 on a Standard Pass and $80 on a Full Pass. The discount becomes approximately a 10% discount until August 15th, then it is full price. Full price is $220 and $540 respectively. This is a really great deal in comparison to some of the other festivals out there. Buy sooner than later. Plus we will refund your pass a month before the festival if something comes up.
We are excited to announce something new this year that we have only been able to do in Boulder/Denver is a Photographic and Outdoor Products Trade Expo. You will have an opportunity to meet with reps from your favorite companies in addition to special discounts available only at the festival on product. Please check our Trade Expo page if you are interested in exhibiting at the festival.