Apr. 9 - Open Talk Ep. 5 | Special Guests: Charles Chessler, Steve Giralt & John Engstrom

Thu 09th Apr, 2020 – 7:00pm–8:30pm

Posted by APA New York

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Special Guests:

Charles Chessler

Photographer @ Charles Chessler Photography

Charles is a NYC based photographer primarily doing headshots for both creatives and corporate folks. He also teaches small workshops in NYC and has been partnering with Wild Tomorrow Fund, a wildlife conservation non-profit based in South Africa (Kwazulu-Natal). They bring passionate photographers to South Africa in support of WTF's work there. He is currently doing a portrait project, #facesofzoom, as a way of connecting with people at this time.

Steve Giralt

Visual Engineer @ The Garage

Steve Giralt is a Director, Photographer, and Visual Engineer. He heads up The Garage, which is a NYC based tabletop production company. There he creates innovative and engaging content for food and beverage clients all over the world. He works for most of the top advertising agencies for brands like Pepsi, Hersheys, Starbucks, Dunkin, Kroger, Tim Hortons, and more. As part of his image making process he incorporates tools like robotics, 3D motion capture, pneumatics, Arduino, Phantom slow motion cameras and lots and lots of engineering. Although he didn’t study engineering, he wishes he did.

John Engstrom

Cinematographer, Owner @ Scheimpflug

John Engstrom is a cinematographer, owner of Scheimpflug, and works out of Flug Films 3D Studio based in Hell's Kitchen, NYC. John began studying film, photography, and art at an early age. He attended Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and grew up in the Motor City's famed car studios. John was a lighting designer for David LaChapelle, Peter Beard, and Patrick Demarchelier. John has traveled extensively, and has worked in more than 60 countries. John's focus has been commercials, fashion, and music videos. Clients include ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, Warner Brothers, Alibaba, Ford Motor Company, Gillette, Macy's, Nike, Pepsi, and Jordan, just to name a few. Most recently worked on season 16 of So You Think You Can Dance, as well as Fox's Prodigal Son, and CBS's new Star Trek series "Picard." He lives in Montclair with his wife and son John.

Travis Keyes (Host)

Photographer, Adobe Photo Tutorial Creator, Chairman of the Board APA/NY- American Photographic Artists, Co-Host on the Video Podcast AtL : Around the Lens 

Having forged his path into the world of photography after a career in nightlife and entertainment, Travis brings a sharp and unique aesthetic to his photography. Discovering a new sense of happiness and fulfillment in his work, he founded Travis W Keyes Photography and EventsOne photography in 2014. He has been focused on growing his business, craft and client list ever since. With a quick look at his work (a who's who in fashion and celebrities), one can see why he is always in high demand.

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