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Lindsay Adler is a professional portrait and fashion photographer based in New York. She has owned and operated a highly successful portrait, fashion and wedding studio distinguished by its "fashion flair" approach to imagery. When you look at Lindsay's work, you'll be amazed by the range and depth of her work - she is a fantastic instructor who has been teaching thousands of photographers her approach to shooting and retouching.
David Alan Harvey started photographing at an early age and his obsessive exploration of family, humanity and culture has only grown more intense. David is a member of the Magnum Photos collective since 1993 and has contributed over 40 feature stories to National Geographic Magazine.
He is the founder of Burn Magazine, an award-winning online journal for emerging photographers and the publishers of BurnBooks, a press specializing in limited edition art books.
Eduardo Angel is a visual storyteller, educator and an independent technology consultant. Based in Brooklyn, NY, Eduardo has been focused on helping photographers make the transition to motion with specialised workshops and seminars.
With a background in photography, Eduardo is renowned for his no-frills, hands-on instruction that will get still shooters hit the ground running with video and multimedia projects.
Zack Arias is an editorial portrait and music photographer based in Atlanta, Georgia in the US. While his specialty for the last 7 years has been music photography, he has been branching into more editorial and advertising work.
Zack's approach is simple, straightforward, bold classic, true and straight from camera. His greatest talents are the ability to mix with any class of people and relax in front of the camera. He believes that a photographer's true job description is to be a "problem solver".
David Burnett is one of our generation's most respected photojournalists. With a career spanning over four decades, David has been documenting the world's major events from the Vietnam war to the Iranian Revolution and much more. He has photographed every US President since JFK and has been a regular fixture at the Olympics.
We're immensely proud to host David in Dubai for GPP and his workshops are worth considering if only to get to hear his insights and his stories from an illustrious career not to mention, invaluable advice for your own photography career.
Scott Hargis is a San Francisco Bay Area based photographer specialising in interiors, architecture, lifestyle, advertising and real estate images. Known for his technical expertise and “can-do” attitude, Scott approaches every project with enthusiasm and professionalism, applying creativity and flawless technique to deliver outstanding images under any conditions.
Scott also teaches workshops throughout the US, Europe & Australia and has been widely recognized as a leader in the interior photography genre.
Gregory Heisler has spent 25 years photographing magazine covers for TIME, LIFE Magazine and Sports Illustrated. Heisler's technical mastery and thoughtful responsiveness allow him to creatively interpret an unusually broad range of subjects.
He is known for over 70 Time magazine covers, more than any other photographer. He truly is one of the modern photography legends who is world renowned for his understanding and mastery of light to create evocative portraiture.
This headline on a Slate.com profile piece pretty much says it all:"Baltimore Sun photographer who took a buyout, started a blog and changed the photography business forever."
David Hobby's blog, Strobist.com has educated hundreds of thousands of photographers on lighting and all things photography. David has been teaching workshops all over the world and is the author of two highly successful Lighting DVDs. David will be running workshops on small lights and on blogging.
Peter Hurley has been getting a lot of attention lately and for good reason.
Peter's early years involved sailing which saw him win a national championship after which he embarked on a successful modeling career. He then picked up the camera and started shooting portraits and hasn't turned back since.
He has been mastering the art of the headshot and beyond and is also a very talented teacher helping students learn not only the craft of portrait photography but all the subtleties that go with making a successful and compelling photo.
We're big fans of John Keatley's work. He brings an uncanny approach to his photographs using wit and humor to make very intriguing photographs. Based in Seattle, John specialises in advertising and editorial portrait photography. He is passionate about telling stories and his quick sense of humor and down to earth outlook allow him to create dramatic and memorable images.
Bobbi Lane is a masterful teacher and portrait photographer. She has a wonderful ability to translate technical jargon to a simple and easy to understand language that will help you master the ability to shoot portraits with natural and artificial light.
If you are looking to improve and enhance your portrait photography skill set, look no further than Bobbi's workshops but they always sell fast so book them soon.
Joe McNally is an internationally acclaimed photographer whose career has spanned 30 years and includes assignments in over 50 countries. He has shot covers for TIME, Newsweek, Fortune, Men's Journal and many more. He has been a 25-year contributor to National Geographic Magazine.
If Joe wasn't a photographer, he could easily be a writer, teacher, fireman or a world leader - such is his personality and that's what makes him one of the best photography instructors out there - someone who can inspire as well as impart technical skills in equal parts.
David Nightingale is a regular at GPP's annual events, and for very good reason; he continues to make WOW images out of nothing and help students at all levels make dramatic images both on camera and on the computer with his excellent Photoshop and processing skills. David will be leading a number of landscape and street photography workshops that will take students to amazing locations to photograph Dubai at her best and then spend some quality time with David on the computer to add the WOW factor to the images.