Presenting Your Work to the New Media Landscape
Wednesday, January 27
6:30 p.m. Doors + social with refreshments
7-9 p.m. Presentation
WHERE: Calumet Photographic
22 W 22nd St
New York, NY 10010
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT
Presenting Your Work to the New Media Landscape
Are you trying to refresh your portfolio or website in order to expand your marketing for the New Year? Are you too close to your own work to see it clearly, and are overwhelmed by this ever-changing visual and technological landscape?
Editing isn’t easy to do on your own, and it is more important than ever to consider how new technologies and media platforms will affect how your work is viewed.
If you’re wondering about all of this, and what photo editors and art buyers are looking for, then this seminar is for you.
Stella Kramer, award-winning photo editor, will be moderating a panel of industry professionals to talk about new ways in which content is viewed (e.g. iPhones, flexible readers, Tablets, Kindle, etc.), and whether that requires new ways of shooting and editing.
The panel includes:
Roberto De Luna, Photo Editor at Time Out New York
Chris Owyoung, Photographer
Joe Pritchard, Senior Photo Agent at VAUGHAN HANNIGAN
Erin Rabasca, Head of Art Buying R/GA
Alex Wright, Co-founder and Creative Director of Dripbook
Alison Zavos, Photographer, Photo Editor, and the Publisher/Managing Editor of featureshoot.com
We will also be raffling off some great prizes including:
*Raffle tickets will be for sale for $2 each at the event (cash only)
-Agency Access North American Full Access Membership (valued at $925)
-Dripbook Pro Account (valued at $288)
-MP3 of “The View From Here” from Selina Maitreya (valued at $199)
-200 pack of Business Cards + 25 Greeting Cards from MOO(valued at $100)
*All attendees of this event will also receive a free 50 pack of Business Cards from MOO! (Attendees will receive an email with a link)
AND MORE TBA!
ABOUT THE PANEL
Stella Kramer is a multi-award winning photo editor who has worked for such major publications as Newsweek, The New York Times, Brill’s Content, People, Entertainment Weekly, and Sports Illustrated.
She was part of the New York Times team winning the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography, and served as the photo editor the New York Times “Portraits of Grief,” memorializing those who lost their lives in the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks, which won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, and a 2002 Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography.
Stella now works with photographers to strengthen their creative vision, edit their portfolios and websites, and set marketing plans for their careers. She also lectures and appears at photo festivals around the country as a portfolio reviewer. Stella is interested in new applications of photography, and how photography will transition into the new visual landscape.
Roberto De Luna- Photo Editor at Time Out New York
Roberto De Luna is an American photographer & photography editor. He was born in New York City, where he continues to live and work.
Having exhibited in several group shows internationally including “Not A. Lear” with artist Amanda Lear, Mr. De Luna has recently been featured in the Dutch art periodical Eyemazing, and also held a solo exhibition entitled “Facing West,” which was reviewed in New Yorker Magazine as “appealingly, deceptively casual.”
Professionally, Mr. De Luna has been working in the photography industry since he began his career as a Photographer’s Assistant at the age of 17. Since those humble beginings, he has been the Photography Editor @ Surface Magazine, and a freelance Photography Researcher for GQ. He has also held Executive Producer positions at Art+Commerce & Anderson Hopkins. Presently Mr. De Luna is the Photography Editor of Time Out New York. Additionally, He has been both a guest speaker and lecturer to students at Parsons School Of Design, Cooper Union, NYU, FIT, Pratt Institute, and SVA.
Mr. De Luna is the proud parent of a black & tan dachshund named Nacho.
Chris Owyoung is an NYC-based photographer specializing in live performances and music portraits. His portfolio includes members of The Metropolitan Opera alongside artists like Bruce Springsteen, Erykah Badu, The Cure and Kanye West. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Spin, Vibe, The New York Times, New York Magazine, The Village Voice and Billboard. Chris’ website, www.onelouderphoto.com, ranks highly on google for terms related to “music photography”. When he’s not chasing musicians across the stage, Chris works as a Marketing Associate at PhotoShelter.
After years of owning his own agency, Joe has finally found his place as the Sr Photo Agent at VAUGHAN HANNIGAN, representing internationally recognized photographers, like Martin Schoeller, Mark Zibert, Scott Frances, Brad Harris and others. The diverse talent allows us to showcase their work in advertising, editorial and gallery shows. With a strong focus on personal work our talent are always pushing the boundaries of innovation and creating exciting new work. Joe lives in NYC with his wife and two kids who keep him constantly busy on the weekends.
Head of Art Buying, R/GA
Charged with building the agency’s art buying capabilities from the ground up, Erin joined R/GA in 2007 and currently services world-class clients, including Nike, L’Oréal Paris and Johnson & Johnson. She is instrumental in creating and revising processes and policies for producing and licensing artwork across multiple mediums and media. Prior to joining R/GA, Erin worked at Digitas for seven years, where she played a key role in the development of the New York office’s art buying department. Throughout her career, she has used photography to help craft and execute the visual language and creative platforms for a wide-range of multinational brands, including American Express and Pfizer.
Erin speaks regularly at industry events to advise artists and photographers on the evolution of the art buying industry from the agency perspective and how it impacts their professional development. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University.
Alex Wright is a co-founder and Creative Director of Dripbook, an online promotional platform for professional visual creatives. Dripbook offers a wide array of promotional tools to photographers, illustrators, designers and other creative professionals worldwide. Alex has also led an established career as a commercial, editorial, and art/culture photographer. Alex lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Alison Zavos is a photographer, photo editor, and the Publisher/Managing Editor of the photography blog, Feature Shoot. She was born and raised in Pensacola, Florida, but it was not until she studied at Parsons School of Design that she developed her passion for photography. Her work has run in various print and online publications, as well as being featured as part of the American Photography 23 book and exhibition. She was invited to do portfolio reviews for the Art Directors Club, and was a judge for both the Viewbook Photostory contest and the APA Tell Us A Story competition. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Zolton, and Affenpinscher puppy, Selma Lou.
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