Meeting Location: Academy of Art University, Studio 130 at 625 Sutter St. San Francisco

Time: 11:30 am

Transportation/Parking: Union Square Garage, or take BART to the Powell Street station (see bottom of this page for walking directions)

Guests are free for this special meeting, thanks to our sponsor, Canon USA


PPGBA is wrapping up the year with this hot, in-demand speaker!

About the Program

Fashion Techniques to WOW your Portrait Clients

Use visually tantalizing techniques of fashion photography to WOW your portrait clientele, create memorable imagery and stand out from your competition! Fashion photographer Lindsay will share her favorite techniques and uncover how you can utilize the concepts of fashion photography to create extraordinary images for weddings, boudoir, senior portraits and more. Learn about mood boards, concept development, styling, fashion lighting, budget creative techniques and much more in this jam-packed lecture!

About the Speaker

Fashion Photographer Lindsay Adler has risen to the top of her industry as both a photographer and educator. Based in New York City, her fashion editorials have appeared in numerous fashion and photography publications including Marie Claire, InStyle, Elle, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer and dozens more.

As a photographic educator and having been named one of the top 10 best fashion photographers in the world, she is one of the most sought-after speakers internationally. Lindsay enjoys teaching on the industry’s largest platforms and most prestigious events. She has worked with some of the top brands in the photographic and related industries such as Canon and Adobe. Her client list consists of Grey, Edelman, Microsoft, Saatchi & Saatchi and more

White on white fashion editorial image by Lindsay Adler New York Fashion Photographer. A girl in a white dress, with a white hat, with white props on a white background for the Canon 5D IV promotional campaign.




A clean, bold, and graphic style has become the hallmark of her work, whether shooting advertising campaigns, designer lookbooks, jewelry, hair campaigns, fashion editorials, or professional athletes. Lindsay is renowned for her creativity and collaborating with designers and stylists to create fresh looks.

Lindsay’s energy and enthusiastic teaching style showcase her excitement to share her passion and knowledge with others, whether it is world-wide through prestigious platforms such as CreativeLive, KelbyOne, and the industry’s largest conferences, or through her blog, iPad and iPhone apps, DVDs, online tutorials or her four books.

Red avant garde fashion editorial by New York
Fashion Photographer Lindsay Adler. Red
headpiece, avant garde headpiece, red room.

Lindsay sold her first photograph to a calendar company at age 14, started her first portrait business at age 16, and graduated as valedictorian of her high school, followed by obtaining her BA degree from the prestigious Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. She moved to London to pursue fashion photography, returning to New York to open her first storefront studio. Her portrait business soon took on more of a fashion look. She had found her passion. It wasn’t long before she was located in Manhattan shooting fashion full time. She is very honored to have been named a Canon Explorer of Light.

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TO GET TO AAU VIA BART (Powell Station)

0.6 mi. About 11 mins
1. Head east on Sutter St toward Mason St
0.1 mi
2. Turn right onto Powell St
0.3 mi
3. Turn left onto Ellis St
0.1 mi
4. Turn left onto Market St
135 ft
5. Turn left
72 ft
6. Walk for 299 ft
299 ft
7. Head

Destination will be on the left
1 ft