Connect with SIGMA at Imaging USA

Imaging USA features classes, networking opportunities, and a huge trade show to help you feel inspired and ready to grow your photography business.

Join us for all the education and excitement in the Derby City! And, to make your experience even more rewarding, pre-con classes are available in the days leading up to the conference.

Join us as we learn, network, laugh, and celebrate our amazing industry!

SIGMA Imaging USA 2024 Expo Schedule (Booth 811)

Sunday, January 28 / 11:30am – 5:00pm ET
Monday, January 29 / 11:30am – 5:00pm ET
Tuesday, January 30 / 11:30am – 3:30pm ET

Play Bingo with SIGMA

for a chance to win a portfolio review with a SIGMA Ambassador!

Come to our booth to learn more!

Put SIGMA gear in your hands!

SIGMA offers a huge variety of lenses for various camera mounts, including Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm, Panasonic and Leica cameras, as well as our own SIGMA fp series.

Clean & Check Station

Drop off your SIGMA gear at the booth for a complimentary inspection, cleaning and firmware update.

My Favorite Wildlife and Tribal Images

Jan 27, 10:00AM ET

Throughout the presentation, I will share some of my favorite wildlife and tribal images and discuss the many aspects of their creation. This will include some of the technical and non-technical elements that make up the photographs. Our discussions will also cover locations, travel information, and some of the emotional and life-changing experiences of nature photography. We will include group discussions, question and answer time, and my gear choices. If time allows, I will also touch on some of my favorite editing techniques.

About Kevin Dooley

Kevin Dooley is an award-winning Wildlife and Portrait Photographer who grew up in Placitas, New Mexico. At the age of 18, he enlisted into the Navy and served on an aircraft carrier. After he completed his service he returned to New Mexico and opened his own photography studio in Albuquerque which is recently retired after over forty years in business.. His passion for wildlife photography and Africa, led him to his safari adventures and he eventually opened Idube Photo Safaris.

Kevin is a certified FGASA (Field Guide Association of South Africa), Wildlife Guide, and a PPA Master and Craftsman certified Photographer. Kevin takes guests from all over the world on amazing photographic safaris in Africa, Alaska, Brazil, India, Costa Rica and Sri Lanka . Kevin teaches wildlife and portrait photography workshops on both tours and speaking engagements. Kevin is the author of Wild Faces in Wild Places volumes one and two, a photographic journey into the stories and inspirations of wildlife photography. Join Kevin on an amazing adventure and experience both the art of photography and the inspirations of being in nature.

Dazzling Dance Portraits

Jan 28, 3:00PM ET

SIGMA Ambassador Heather Larkin will talk about dance portrait photography while doing a live demonstration. She’ll talk about the best SIGMA lenses to use for in-studio work to get a variety of looks from full body to closer portraits and why she likes each lens. Includes more general info about posing, lighting, and subject interactions.

Storytelling in Children’s Portraiture

Jan 28, 5:00PM ET

Learn how to enhance storytelling within your work with Meg Loeks! In this children’s portraiture workshop, you will learn everything from creative inspiration to color theory and more. Meg will walk you through her composite process and how she simplifies complicated frames by breaking them into parts. Attendees will also learn Meg’s favorite lighting techniques for storytelling portraiture. Discover simple yet powerful ways to strengthen the narrative within children’s portraits!

The In-Between Moments: Capturing Timeless Candid Images of Children

Jan 29, 3:00PM ET

Learn ways to keep young children engaged with gentle guidance. Meg will demonstrate how to study and photograph children in various types of natural light with her SIGMA Art prime lenses. Participants will learn several tips and tricks to draw inspiration from everyday moments.

The event is finished.


Jan 28 - 30 2024


11:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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Kentucky International Convention Center
Louisville, KY
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