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Posted 01/01/14
In this session, April Saul talks about the rewards of following her heart, balancing work and family, and the nuts and bolts of documentary photography work, from building trust in subjects to convincing editors to publish long term projects.
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Posted 01/20/14
This video brings you a seminar on how to prepare a strong portfolio for gallery presentation. Through a workshop that includes a question-and-answer process, Lois Youmans and Sandra Carrion guide you in a dialog to help you explore your vision, find your voice, and create a series of images that will become a cohesive body of work, as well as explaining what a gallery wants and expects to see, and how to present the final product to make it the best representation of you and your work. Bring along your definition of fine art photography and be prepared to learn.
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Posted 01/21/14
How do you determine the best venue for showing your photographs? Lois Youmans and Sandra Carrion present several techniques for selecting and approaching galleries, such as: Understanding the business of selling photography Understanding galleries and how they work Developing yourself Your portfolio How to determine if a gallery is right for you Best practices for interacting with galleries In addition, they discuss how to prepare a strong portfolio for gallery presentation as well as explaining what a gallery wants and expects to see, and how to present the final product to make it the best representation of you and your work.
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Posted 03/31/14
Mexican native Cristina Mittermeier has incorporated her life experiences into her photography. Being a marine biologist, writer, and mom has helped her create a unique body of work. In this video, she shares the inspirational story of how she became one of the world’s top cultural and conservation photographers. Topics in this seminar include technical aspects of photography as well as how to approach not-for-profit organizations. Mittermeier offers suggestions on how to get your images to help change the world, and shares tips and tricks that have been successful and have helped her become a powerful advocate for the natural world.
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Posted 06/10/14
Every photograph tells a story. Do you want to learn some techniques to help you become a more eloquent storyteller? Selective focus is a technique that can help you control which part of your image stands out. Understanding selective focus will expand your creativity. Whether you are a photojournalist or traditional photographer, this technique will enhance your storytelling skills in every photo. It will help you to fully explain and amplify your visual statement. The nice thing is that it is not limited to weddings and portraits—once you understand how to use it and why it works, selective focus can be employed in every facet of your photography including editorial, commercial, advertising, landscape, and industrial applications. Your presenter, award-winning photographer Emanuele “Manny” Pontoriero, will explain and show what selective focus is and how to achieve it using the tools and equipment that will make it easy to accomplish. Pontoriero will also reveal to you how to incorporate the thought process of creating memorable photos through selective focus. This is a must-see presentation to help you learn how to improve your photographic storytelling vocabulary.
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Posted 01/14/15
In this class, photographer Mel DiGiacomo discusses how to know the light, how to learn the vocabulary of your lenses, and how to put aside the technical aspects and keep thinking to a minimum to keep your shooting instinctually. DiGiacomo looks for human behavior, whether on the street, in a classroom, or at a wedding, and follows the advice of Walker Evans: “Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You're not here long.” DiGiacomo will get you thinking in different ways to help stretch your photography muscles.
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Posted 05/27/16
Sarah Chaput de Saintonge gives you tips on how to become comfortable with yourself through the medium of self-portraiture. Rocky Mountain School of Photography  http://www.rmsp.com Sarah Chaput de Saintonge Photography  http://www.sarahchaputdesaintonge.com
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Posted 08/01/16
Delve deep into the many aspects of Night Photography with five of the leading experts in this field. Gabriel Biderman, the “guru of gear,” goes over the “Essential Tools” you need to capture successful shots once the sun goes down. Next, Chris Nicholson discusses strategies for “Researching and Scouting” national park photography locations. Learn how to build a plan that gives you structure and leads to the most productive and enjoyable shoot possible. Then, Lance Keimig leads you through the darkness and mystery of night photography by shedding light on what makes a stellar night shot and how to “Provide Visual Distinction.” Tim Cooper takes your night visions to new vistas with his “Light Painting” lecture: best practices, creative use, and being selective with what you reveal and hide. Finally, Matt Hill inspires you to see beyond the sameness by “Applying Your Visual Fingerprint.” Hill will push you to dig deeper and create something unique when you visit a well-known place. For more information, go to National Parks at Night.
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Posted 08/12/16
Photography Studios have been an institution of America's photographic world for decades. Fred Marcus Studio is one of the oldest in the US. Andy and Brian Marcus will show generations of work. Learn techniques and insights into their business as well how to be successful in this competitive and demanding field. Fred Marcus Studio http://fredmarcus.com/
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Posted 08/26/16
If you have aspirations of being a better food photographer on any level, join New York Times photographer Andrew Scrivani for this instructional talk. He covers the complicated work of the business of being a photographer in the food space, as well as how to get started in the industry, how to negotiate and price your work, and how to bridge the gap between artist and business person. Scrivani helps you grasp the inner workings of this sometimes mysterious business with detailed discussions. Andrew Scrivani: https://www.andrewscrivani.com/currentwork Instagram: @andrewscrivani
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