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Legends of Photography—Coming to a City Near You

June 15, 2016

By RF Staff

Grand Master wedding photographer Yervant and his wife, marketing master Anie Zanazanian, are crossing the globe this summer to take their renowned Photography Symposium on a tour of North America. The Australian-based duo will be joined by a total of ten posing and portrait aficionados—including Sue Bryce, Lindsay Adler, Roberto Valenzuela and Peter Hurley, among others—and are offering intensive hands-on workshops and presentations. The tour kicks off today in Toronto, Canada, and ends July 20 in Seattle, Washington.


"This is a can’t miss educational event that has carefully selected ten of our top educators/photographers in our industry that will transform the way you think about photography and your business," says Maureen Neises, Director of Graphistudio U.S. and Canada. Graphistudio, along with Canon, Profoto, Zenfolio, Lexar, Triple Scoop Music and WPPI, are sponsoring the tour.


The Toronto program includes presentations from Yervant, Michele CelentanoJoe Bussink, Bob and Dawn Davis, Bryce and Zanazanian. All of the programs last two full days, and an optional third day is available, featuring Yervant's masterclass, "Fashion Meets Wedding."

The tour moves on to Elizabeth, New Jersey (June 20-22), with presentations from Yervant and Zanazanian, Adler, Michael Greenberg, Celentano and Hurley; June 28 to 30 in Chicago, Illinois, with Yervant and Zanazanian, the Davises, Bryce, Buissink and Celentano; July 11 to 13 in Orlando, Florida, with Yervant and Zanazanian, Valenzuela, Adler, Buissink and Alain Martinez; and ends in Seattle, Washington, on July 19 and 20 with a two day intensive masterclass with Yervant. The full schedule and list of presenters can be downloaded here.


Tickets can be purchased online at and range from $350 for the two day pass, or $450 with the optional third day that includes the "Just Yervant" masterclass.


Check out the short video below to learn more about the Symposium and get a sneak peek from the presenters. As Neises notes, the presentations are sure to offer "inspiration, learning, and amazing networking opportunities."