Palm Springs Photography Festival – Free 2 day student pass

We would like to offer your students a complimentary 2-DAY PASS (one per student) to the 11th Annual Palm Springs Photo Festival (APRIL 24 – APRIL 29).

Students have the option of extending their time at the festival and can purchase additional days at 10% discount of the $85 price daily registration fee. The pass can be accessed here: http://2016.palmspringsphotofestival.com/files/PSPF_Student.pdf”>

The Palm Springs Photo Festival offers the opportunity for professional, emerging professional & serious advanced amateur photographers to study with legendary photographers, check out the latest gear, attend cutting-edge seminars, symposiums, and enjoy evening presentations by world famous image-makers.

Students wishing to confirm attendance using the student pass are required to email information@palmspringsphotofestival.com and provide their name with a valid university email address by April 4th, 2016.

Please have them print the pass and bring it on the selected day to the festival registration desk at the Palm Springs Hyatt Hotel (285 North Palm Canyon Drive Palm Springs, CA 92262). We will have a badge waiting for them at the festival check-in desk.

Let us know if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you and your students there!

Cheers,

Gina Vriens

Senior Producer

Palm Springs Photo Festival

Tel: 310-289-5030

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MARK & GESTURE: WEST COAST DRAWING SHOW OPENS 3/10

MARK & GESTURE: WEST COAST DRAWING SHOW OPENS 3/10

THE GALLERY AT SWC PRESENTS

GESTURE & MARK – WEST COAST DRAWING SHOW

MARCH 10 – APRIL 7
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Opening Receptions: Thursday, March 10, 11:00 am & 6:00 pm
SWC Art Gallery Patio
Light refreshments

Artist Talk: Thursday, March 10, 12:00 pm
Inside Art Gallery

Gallery Hours:
Tuesday – Thursday 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Wednesday & Thursday 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Free and open to the public. Closed on school holidays.
Free parking for evening reception only in Lot O.

Made possible by a generous donation from the SWC Foundation.
Gallery Director: Vallo Riberto
Information: 619-421-6700 ext. 5895

SILVIA LUGO | Performing Arts Coordinator
SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE | School of Arts and Communication
900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910 | www.swccd.edu

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SPRING2016 ARTS CALENDAR.pdf

ASMP Call to Action: USCO Sec. 512 Survey – Last Week

Less than one week left to participate!

Dear Photographer,

  • Has your copyrighted work been used on the Internet without your permission?
  • Are you a photographer, illustrator, graphic artist or designer, or other visual creator?
  • Are you an artist’s/photographer’s agent or representative, or an image licensing agent?
  • Have you discovered infringing use of your images, or the images you license, on the Internet and used the DMCA Takedown Notice procedure to have the images removed from a website?

If so, we’d like to know about your experience.

The US Copyright Office is conducting a study about the efficacy of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ( DMCA ) Takedown Notice procedure. ASMP and the following group of associations are working together to conduct a survey of image rights holders and licensing professionals to gather information for the Copyright Office study.

American Photographic Artists
Digital Media Licensing Association
Graphic Artists Guild
National Press Photographers Association
North American Nature Photography Association
Professional Photographers of America
PLUS (The Picture Licensing Universal System)

Please help us in our advocacy efforts as a partner in copyright reform on behalf of all American visual artists and participate in our anonymous short survey.

SURVEY LINK https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DMCAvisualsurvey

The survey will close at midnight, Sunday, March 13, 2016.

Thank you,

Thomas R. Kennedy
Executive Director

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EARLY ENTRY :: Spring Photography Contest

Photo Contest - Enter Today

ENTER YOUR IMAGES TODAY!

36th ANNUAL SPRING
PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

1st PLACE :: $2,000 cash award plus…
• Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM | Art lens ($999)*

2nd PLACE :: $1,500 cash award plus…
• Sigma 24mm 1.4 DG HSM | ART lens ($849)*

3rd PLACE :: $1,000 cash award

4th PLACE AWARDS (x5) :: Five $125 awards

200 HONORABLE MENTIONS
All Honorable Mentions will be listed in the November 2016 issue of Photographer’s Forum magazine and will receive a certificate of outstanding merit.

* Lens award for US residents only. First and Second Place winners in all other countries will receive additional award of $500 in lieu of lens.

ASMP PhotoBuzz, 2/25 6-9pm at 57 Degrees, San Diego

Hello Members & Friends! As we enter the 2016 term of our Chapter, we are excited to announce the re-launch of an old ASMP San Diego favorite, PhotoBuzz!! This event is a tri-annual social gathering, where members, sponsors & prospects come together to discuss current & hot topics in the photography industry. It is a chance to learn, connect and expand our community in a low pressure, open conversation environment. And of course drinks & light fair will be available!
Since we have a virtually blank canvas and lots of ideas floating, the focus of the first 2016 PhotoBuzz will be ‘Ideas & Planning for a New Year!’ We want to hear from you on what you’d like ASMP-SD to bring to the table. So come out and help us fill the calendar!

AND as a bonus, we will have a headshot set-up, ready to capture your best 2016 smile, free of charge! This is our New Year gift to you, for use on websites, social media, profiles, etc! So please dress accordingly (chest up)!

Event will be held @ 57 Degrees (1735 Handcock St; parking lot in back!) on Thursday February 25th, from 6-9pm. See you there!!

-Advance price: $10 – Members/Students/APA & PPSDC, $15 – General Public
-At the door: +$5(additional)

(For questions email: programs)
When Thursday, February 25, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST) – Add to Calendar Where 57 Degrees – 1735 Handcock St San Diego, CA 92101 – View Map

EARLY ENTRY :: Spring Photography Contest

Photo Contest - Enter Today

ENTER YOUR IMAGES TODAY!

36th ANNUAL SPRING
PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

1st PLACE :: $2,000 cash award plus…
• Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM | Art lens ($999)*

2nd PLACE :: :: $1,500 cash award plus…
• Sigma 24mm 1.4 DG HSM | ART lens ($849)*

3rd PLACE :: :: $1,000 cash award

4th PLACE AWARDS (x5) :: Five $125 awards

200 HONORABLE MENTIONS
All Honorable Mentions will be listed in the November 2016 issue of Photographer’s Forum magazine and will receive a certificate of outstanding merit.

ASMP discount at Palm Springs Photo Festival

Our workshops are filling quickly – register soon to reserve your place!
Our workshops are filling quickly - register soon to reserve your place!

Exclusive for ASMP Members

Get ACROSS-THE-BOARD discount for the Palm Springs Photo Festival 2016

Click here to save 5% on all fees for reviews, workshops, daily registration and more.

APRIL 24 – 29, 2016
WORKSHOPS ARE FILLING QUICKLY!
The Palm Springs Photo Festival is where you can spend four exhilarating days with a celebrated, real-world master photographer, present your work to our remarkable faculty of industry influencers, attend important seminars, symposiums & Networking Events. Come meet new friends and walk away with a renewed passion for photography!
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PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

The Palm Springs Photo Festival Portfolio Review is the nation’s most comprehensive program for both commercial and fine-art photographers. It is the only one where you can CHOOSE your reviewers! This year, we will offer over 1200 Portfolio Reviews with the industry’s most important influencers, including museum curators, gallery directors, magazine editors, picture editors & art directors, advertising agency creatives and more. This is the opportunity to have face time with people who can not only offer expert advice, but can influence your career choices as well. We invite industry influencers from all over the US, Canada and elsewhere to the festival to meet with you and share their thoughts / suggestions about your work. Our reviewers can give you work, exhibit your work, publish your work.
PLUS – have a seat at the table for our OPEN PORTFOLIO SHOW! You can show your work to our faculty, sponsors, photographers and the general public on Sunday, April 26th. Don’t miss this – we still have seats left! If you’re in our review program the cost is just $47.50. If not – only $95.

CLICK HERE to see our Review Team!

REGISTER NOW

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WORKSHOPS
DAN WINTERS: THE INSPIRED PORTRAIT
FRANK OCKENFELS 3: THE SIGNATURE PORTRAIT
NEAL SLAVIN: ADVANCED GROUP & INDIVIDUAL PORTRAITS
HOWARD SCHATZ: THE INSPIRED EYE
NEW WORKSHOP! FORMENTO & FORMENTO: CINEMATIC CHRONICLES
SILVIE BLUM: THE FINE ART NUDE
SANDRO MILLER: LIGHTING FOR THE EMOTIONAL CONNECT
TIM GRIFFITH: ARCHITECTURE: BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS
DAVID BURNETT: SHARPENING YOUR VISION
KEN SCHLES: INTIMACY, IMAGERY & THE STILL IMAGE
BRUCE GILDEN: STREET SMART
SIMON NORFOLK: THE LANDSCAPE AT THE CITY’S EDGE
CHRISTOPHER GRIFFITH: IT’S ALL STILL LIFE
IAN RUHTER: THE PAST & THE FUTURE: Wet-Plate Collodion and Tin-Types
VINCENT LAFORET: DSLR FILM MAKING: Shooting Motion
JULIE BLACKMON: CREATING THE FINE ART NARRATIVE
ROBERT PRIMES: 2-DAY HANDS-ON INTRODUCTION TO CINEMA LIGHTING
FLETCHER MURRAY: Learning Video Editing: Using Adobe Premiere Pro. Thursday, April 28th
ART STREIBER: An Editorial Photography Crash Course. Monday, April 25th
DAVID FAHEY: PREPARING FOR PORTFOLIO REVIEWS & GALLERY PRESENTATIONS
ROBERT PRIMES: 1-DAY INTRODUCTION TO CINEMA LIGHTING
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SEMINARS
Sign up today for these informative and essential seminars taught by our experts
NO-FEE SLIDE SHOW CONTEST!
Your work projected for the entire festival in the Annenberg Theater of the Palm Springs Art Museum. Win amazing prizes from our sponsors!

RICOH IMAGING will be giving away a PENTAX 645Z 51.4 MP Camera at PSPF! Full details on our website.

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REGISTER ONLINE NOW
or call us at 1-800 928-8314
STUDENTS: Currently enrolled students receive a 10% discount at PSPF
A valid student ID will be required at festival registration
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ARE YOU CURRENTLY PURSUING A BFA or MFA in PHOTOGRAPHY? ARE YOU A RECENT GRADUATE?
We have a limited quantity of Emerging Photographer SCHOLARSHIPS available!
Click HERE
for complete information.
A WEEK IN THE CALIFORNIA DESERT
Now is the time to make your decision to join us in the most exciting single week of photography available.
Heres what’s included in your $85 daily registration fee ($40 on Friday):
Admittance to certain Seminars during the week.
Free Special Sponsor Event featuring demos, discounts, raffles and free lunch!
Our important daily Symposiums: The Business of Fine Art, The Portrait Symposium, Advocacy: Photography as an Agent for Change and PDN Presents: Strategies for the Emerging Photographer
Three Networking events with wine tastings from prominent California wineries.
Access to our Sponsor Gear Loan Programs
Unlimited access to our Sponsor Headquarters. See the latest from Canon, Epson, Leica, Fuji, Workbook, Canson, and the Samy’s Camera Pop-up-Store, offering special festival discounts every day!
Access to the Open Portfolio Review, Sunday, April 24th at the Palm Springs Hyatt where over 60 photographers will present their work!
Invitation to our Opening Reception immediately following our Open Portfolio Review.
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Most importantly, you can join the community – meet like-minded people, exchange ideas, keep your work fresh and exciting. We’re about the passion for photography. These are exciting times! Call us at 1-800 928 8314 for more information or go directly to www.palmspringsphotofestival.com. See you in the desert!
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