Speaker line-up

This year's speaker line-up included photographers and filmmakers; best in their field. Specialising in everything from social engagement to photography business, long exposure to macro, they shared their expertise with visitors throughout the four days.

Jakob Appel Gronkjaer

Jakob owns and runs Danish Apple Photography with his wife Dasha, focusing predominantly on weddings, corporate and editorial work. Over the past seven years, he has shot weddings, corporate and fashion work across the UK and Europe with clients ranging from major listed multinational companies, to world champion bodybuilders, to aspiring creative artists.  

His varied work focuses on capturing "wow!" moments with simple, effective techniques, whether working with a single individual or large groups and has appeared in various print publications and across online social media.

As an Interfit Photographic Creative Pro, Jakob has been a speaker at The Photography Show (Birmingham NEC) for the last three years and spoke on the Live Stage in 2018.  

As well as providing community based photography skills sessions, Jakob runs individual training sessions aimed at supporting a photographers' development from basic to more advanced photographic and lighting skills. Jakob is also an active member of the Societies of Wedding and Portrait Photographers and has been a volunteer at the SWPP Convention for the past four years as well as a speaker in 2017 and 2018.



  • 16 Mar 2019
    12:00 - 12:30

    High-tech, low-fi(nance) - using ordinary objects to create extra-ordinary photos