Our Vision

Created to foster community and celebrate regional photographers.

4x5 Photo Fest is a free one-day photography festival offering talks and workshops with top photographers and editorial and commercial art directors from across the nation. 4x5 Photo Fest continues to provide exciting & inspiring events for the San Antonio photography community every Fall. 



4x5 Photo Fest’s mission is focused on building intentional community by connecting, educating, encouraging, and inspiring others. 4x5 Photo Fest welcomes all photographers - new and experienced - to unleash their creativity and enhance their network.


Workshops & Speakers

4x5 Photo Fest consists of a full day of inspiring photography keynotes & workshops geared towards professional photographers, enthusiasts, and the creative class. Whether you're a freelancer, seasoned professional, intern, emerging photographer or business owner looking to connect with photographers - 4x5 Photo Fest is an experience you don't wanna miss out on. Thank you to our amazing talent that has served as speakers over the last 3 years, including Eli Reed, Dan Winters, John Keatley, Brinson+Banks, Lisa Krantz, Ibarionex Perello of the Candid Frame, Verónica G. Cárdenas, Carolyn Van Houten, Ilana Panich-Linsman, Julia Robinson, Angela and Mark Walley, Benjamin Rasmussen, Michael Friberg, Isabel Castro, Leslie Baldwin, Alicia Wagner Calzada, Mark Menjivar, Mark Sobhani, Chuck Kerr, Nick Simonite, Jenn Hair, Jeff Wilson, Kathy Vargas, Chris Skiles, Reg Campbell, Amanda Dominguez, Sara Marjorie Strick, and Suhail Arastu.