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Since 1941

Great Lakes PhotoMax 2022

  • 04 Mar 2022
  • 9:00 AM
  • 06 Mar 2022
  • 4:00 PM
  • Somerset Inn, 2601 West Big Beaver Road, ​Troy, MI 48084


  • One ticket included in registration. Additional tickets may be added.
  • Join PPofMI and save $50, plus discounts on Image Competition registration.
  • Members of PPA, MAPP, TMPPA, or DPPA - Proof of membership required
  • PPM Members only. All Levels. INCLUDES PPA MERITS.
    DOES NOT INCLUDE BANQUET (this is an add on). Register BEFORE February 20th to receive gift bag.
  • Online access to Monica Sigmon's "The Power of a Passion Project" presentation Saturday March 5th 10AM-11:30AM. Zoom access link emailed before event. This is LIVE and will NOT be recorded.
  • Online access to Ron Conigliaro "Lightroom Editing, Deep-Dive Masterclass" presentation Sunday March 6th 2:30PM-4PM. Zoom access link will be emailed before event. This is LIVE and will NOT be recorded.


PhotoMax 2022 in person

PhotoMax Schedule of Events

Visit detailed event page for PhotoMax 2022

(click the links to learn more about each speaker or event)


9:00AM - approx. 5PM Image Competition Judging, hosted by printcompetition.com

7:00PM - 8:30 Early Bird Class: "Boudoir for Every Body" with Amanda Scott

9:00PM Hospitality Suite Open


10:00AM - 11:30 "The Power of a Passion Project" with Monica Sigmon*
* Virtual attendee tickets available for this class

11:30AM - 1:00PM "Lighting with Grace and Ease" with Michael Taylor 

1:00PM - 2:30  Lunch 

2:30PM - 3:30 Visit Vendors

3:30PM - 5:00 "Maternity Portraiture" with Cindy Behnke

*NEW* Banquet and Awards Ceremony

When registering, please add your banquet ticket, including any guest you may have for the banquet who is not attending the rest of PhotoMax.

6:00PM - 7:00 Cocktail Hour

6:30PM - 8:00 Banquet Dinner

8:00PM - 9:00 Awards Ceremony (simulcast on Facebook Live)

9:00PM Hospitality Suite Open


9:00AM - 9:30 Visit Vendors

9:30AM - 11:00 "Taking the Fear Out of Group Photography" with Bert Behnke

11:00AM - 11:30 PPofMI General Membership Meeting (simulcast on Facebook Live)

11:30AM - 1:00 Lunch

1:00PM - 2:30 "Doing What You Love To Create An Artful Business" with Sue Brown

 2:30PM - 4:00 "Lightroom Editing, A Deep-Dive Masterclass" with Ron Conigliaro*

* Virtual attendee tickets available for this class


Book your room at Somerset Inn by February 10 and note that you are with the "Professional Photographers of Michigan Group" to get a special rate of $119 (Tower Rooms) and $145 (Executive Wing). somersetinn.com or call (866)936-8344


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