January 17, 2018

What`s New

Ben Shirk

I am a graphic artist who has stumbled into the world of photography and fallen in love with it. I believe that After Dark is exactly the catalyst photographers need to move their studios and the industry to the next level. I know of no other place where you can find such a vast array …

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A World Record Attempt at AD Cincy

I’ve always loved sports, especially football. Truth be told, I would have loved to play in high school, but I’ve never been an athlete. I went to one football practice, and after getting the shit kicked out of me I realized “no pain, no gain” wasn’t written for me. OK – so I’ll never play …

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Neil Van Niekerk

I’m a photographer based in Wayne, NJ, specializing in portrait, wedding and boudoir photography. I also maintain an active website for photographers, Tangents. I teach workshops and seminars on photography. I have written two books on flash photography, of which the first has been translated into Polish and Portuguese. I’m originally from South Africa where …

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Chuck Arlund

Chuck Arlund is a photographer Chuck Arlund is a rock guitar player Chuck Arlund loves his family Chuck Arlund loves Enchiladas and Margaritas Chuck Arlund is intrigued by fashion Chuck Arlund wants to show images in galleries Chuck Arlund loves MAC – both make-up and computers Chuck Arlund is a D&D nerd My goal is …

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Jason Groupp

My name is Jason Groupp. I’m from NYC, but I live in NJ. Exit 135. I studied fashion photography at the Fashion Institute of Technology, in NYC. It was hard. I have been shooting weddings for 23 years. I think I’m pretty good at it. It’s still hard. Doing what I love, and following my …

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Dan Frievalt

Dan Frievalt is a photographer that enjoys blending creative light with graphic design to create artistic images that evoke drama and tell a story. Dan’s formal education includes an Associate degree in Marketing Communications and has worked as a Graphic Artist for 12 years before changing his career path to photography in 2005. “I always …

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Event Registration

Location Date Venue Information Register Beyond The Image Level One ( No discounts may apply), NC May 13, 2012 After Dark Experience More Info Register Beyond The Image Level Two ( No discounts may apply), NC May 13, 2012 After Dark Experience More Info Register Charlotte, NC May 14, 2012 After Dark Experience More Info Register Kansas City, …

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Registration

Only 300 Full Access and 250 Business Access passes are available for After Dark. The Best Value in Photography Education! More than 40 top industry mentors will converge on Austin with one goal: Help other photographers learn and grow in this amazing art form. With Mentor to Attendee Ratio less than 8:1, this may be …

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About After Dark

After Dark Education is an Experience! It’s neither a “conference” nor a “workshop”; it’s the best of BOTH worlds. Get the intimacy of the small group interaction you’d find at a workshop AND the multitude of topics, class opportunities, and educators (the mentors) you’d find at a conference. The “UN-conference” as described by some, After …

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Alumni Mentors

We are completely honored to have such a unique and talented group of   mentors. After Dark family provides the most unique learning and sharing  experience in the studio photography industry. Work and play with some of the industry’s top mentors who are eager to share, show and teach you  through hands-on lessons and small groups …

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