The Big Photo Show

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The Big Photo Show

By The Big Photo Show Community

When and where

Date and time

May 3, 2013 · 10am - May 4, 2013 · 6pm PDT


Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015


SHOW IS OPEN FROM 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM ON BOTH DAYS, MAY 3 and 4, 2014

What is The Big Photo Show?

Seriously Fun Photography


The Big Photo Show is a multi-sensory experience where photo enthusiasts, like you, can see, touch, and explore the latest products rather than simply reading about them. Everything is designed to deepen and enhance your relationship with the entire photography experience - from image capture to image output.

Bring your camera and....

  • try new products
  • ask professionals questions
  • learn tips and tricks
  • improve your skills
  • meet other photo enthusiasts
  • visit booths with the latest innovations
  • explore options for output and display of images
  • feed your passion for the hobby!

If you love photography, you'll want to be here!

Click here for more show information and updates!

For an education schedule, visit

Need information on participating as an exhibitor or sponsor for The Big Photo Show?

Your email address will be used to send you updated information about The Big Photo Show 2014. You may also receive emails from exhibiting firms containing show promotions and discounts.


What are the hours of The Big Photo Show?

The Big Photo Show will be open Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (May 3-4, 2013).

What are my transportation and parking options for this event?

You can find more Los Angeles Convention Center tranportation and parking information here:

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

To expedite the entry process a printed copy of your ticket works best. If you forget your ticket or lose your confirmation, we can always verify your order on-site at our Help Desk. All tickets will be exchanged on-site for an entry wristband that allows you to attend both Saturday & Sunday.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email us anytime

Visit our website

Visit The Big Photo Show FAQ page

Or give us a call at 800-762-9287

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

The only requirement is your interest in photography. ALL ages are welcome!

Children 17 & under attend for Free when accompanied by an adult.

What hotels do you recommend for those visiting from out of town?

DoubleTree by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown

120 South Los Angeles St

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Group rate includes Free high-speed internet and 50% discount on parking

Book Online, or Call 1-800-HILTONS, or the hotel direct at 1-213-629-1200

and ask for Group Code: PMA

*additional room and sales tax in Los Angeles is 15.565% occupancy tax plus 9% California sales tax.

About the organizer

Welcome to The Big Photo Show community – the place for people with a passion for taking pictures.

The Big Photo Show is both an online neighborhood for photo enthusiasts, and the premier event -- held at venues across the United States -- for photographers of all levels to  hone their skills, touch and try the newest photography equipment, talk to top manufacturers, and network with other photographers.

Capture the photographer in you.

If you love taking pictures – for fun, for memories, or for profit – join The Big Photo Show Community. Here you will meet other photographers who share your passion, you can interact with retailers and equipment manufacturers who offer the best photography tools, and you will discover how to take your photography to the next level.