snapshot social | learn • shop • chat

snapshot social is an event for photographers to:

  • learn something new

  • shop for goods and services from local vendors

  • chat with other local photographers!

Thank you to who attended our first snapshot social event January 6th and made the day a wonderful success!



Our Educators:


Thank You to Our Vendors


Serving the Photographic, Underwater, and Astronomy Community for over 50 years. At Helix Camera & Video we strive to offer top quality Brands and Services at competitive prices while offering a local experience.  Whether you are buying online, over the phone or in our Retail Showroom, we will help you understand the latest equipment available.


We print photos, enlargements, books, calendars, cards and a ton of unique photo gifts, like mugs and mousepads, in our shop located at 1424 South Milwaukee Ave, in Libertyville. Order online or via our Click Incorporated iPhone app.


Gold Medal Ideas, where every idea is a Gold MEDAL Idea, offers promotional products and apparel with YOUR logo. Our business is making YOU look good. We are your source for everything from custom name tags, to apparel, to table covers for events, to banners, to give aways for your customers and potential customers.

If your logo is on it, we will provide it. Much of what we produce is done on site at our shop. Anything we do on site is available with no minimums.

Stop by our table to see some of our apparel samples and ideas for photographers.

  • Need a name tag? Bring a high quality logo on a flash drive and $12.96. Within 1 week, your new name tag (and the flash drive) will be ready for pick up. Add $3.90 if you'd like to have it shipped.
  • Enter our drawing
  • Pick up a coupon worth up to $50.

GRIL is a local sandwich shop/caterer that offers gourmet GRIL cheese sandwiches, sides and desserts. Our menu is homemade and fresh, with a focus on locally-sourced, natural, organic or chemical-free ingredients. Part of our mission includes making a difference in our community by donating sandwiches to people in need. Thus, our tagline is "Sandwiches with a Purpose".


Koll Ltd. is the distributor of several unique and innovative brands used in the photography, videography, and other industries. The success of our products lies in their extraordinary design, exquisite quality, and exceptional versatility.

We fully stand behind our products and pride ourselves on providing you with unbeatable customer service. Our brands include:

  • F&V - LED Light Panels, Ring Lights, On-Camera LED Lights
  • Studio Assets - Stands, Tripods, Background Systems, and other studio accessories
  • i-Visor - Sun Shades for Laptops and iMacs when shooting tethered or working outdoors
  • 9.Solutions - Rigging Supports, Camera Guide Systems, GoPro Accessories, and Clamps
  • Axipod - Innovative monopod system

“No Judgment, Just Results”


Local marketing professional and Squarespace Authorized Trainer, Leslie Lipps, will be on hand offering effective website tips and review and live squarespace demonstrations.