Thursday, February 23, 2012

Las Vegas WPPI - via Instagram

Hey everybody!

Meredith and I just had a great week sharing and caring with photographers in Las Vegas at WPPI. As with most trips, I wanna share my trip with you using images I took and shared on Instagram.

I felt like we ate like royalty (and were treated like royalty, thanks to my very favorite lab on the planet, Millers Professional Imaging). Tom Collichio's Craftsteak was by far my favorite, and ranks up among the top three meals I've ever had in my life (wedding dinner was #1, and Tom Collichio's Craft in Dallas was #2). Other great meals from the trip: Mix, In and Out Burger, Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill, and Wolfgang Puck, who you'll see gave me a big fat thumbs up. :)

I had a great time with my photo bff, JP Elario, and enjoyed hearing him give his platform presentation for the 2nd straight year (great job bro!), and I enjoyed seeing my dropitMODERN friends, and Miller's and MpixPro gang. I also liked connecting with other Arkansas photogs while there (it's funny that we travel a bazillion miles away to get together). I love the time I got to spend with Ryan (pictured above), and Geoff (my ol' pal) - a couple of past mentees who are kickin' booty now.

All in all, WPPI is a great time for photographers and well worth the money (and craziness you must endure if you go to Vegas). My advice to photographers is always to go, and always to connect with as many photogs as possible.

Lastly, I'm still on Vegas time, so this blog post is NOT late. Actually, I would have already posted it had I not been pulled over on the way home. Erg.

Talk to you soon,

(PS. If you want captions for all the images above, follow me on instagram! @dalebenfield)

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