SEMINARS

All Seminars are conducted in the Grand Salon of the HYATT REGENCY SUITES HOTEL.

Seminars are conducted in the form of a lecture, followed by a Q & A session. A registration fee is required for each day of Seminars except Friday, all are free to attendees.

MONDAY, April 2

CANON DIGITAL SLR: An Advanced Look at Canon Digital SLR Systems with Canon’s Pro Market Rep. Canon will offer a FREE primer entitled “An Advanced Look at Canon EOS Digital Camera Systems” to registered attendees. They will present an overview of the advanced features and technology available on Canons newest pro gear INCLUDING the sensational new EOS 1D-X, 5-D Mark II, 7-D and the 1D Mark IV.

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9:00 am – 10:30 am
Price: FREE
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UNDERSTANDING COLOR SPACES, PROFILES & CALIBRATION. In this seminar you’ll learn the differences between Adobe RGB, SRGB, ProPhoto RGB and Color Match RGB. You’ll see in 3-D how each affects what you can see on your monitor, and what you can print with your ink-jet printers. Using the right color space, profiles for your printer and calibrating your monitor will assure you complete control over your digital printing.

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10:45pm – 12:30 pm
Price: $95
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SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING: Putting Facebook, Google+, Twitter & Linked-in to Work for You with Frederick Van Johnson. Are you confused about the possibilities of promoting yourself on Facebook, Flickr, MySpace, Twitter and other social networking sites? Today, smart pros are using Twitter, Facebook, blogging and more to increase their visibility on the web, which in turn drives business to their site – which in turn makes them more successful.

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12:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Price: $95
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FINAL CUT PRO: How to Mix Motion, Stills and Audio into Short Films with Frank Rohmer. Our instructor will show you how the basics work. Take your stills & motion footage from your Canon 1D-X, 5-D Mark II, 7-D or any hybrid camera, import the material into Final Cut and edit, with sound and music if desired, a motion production that you can sell to clients or add to your website content.

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2:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Price: $95.
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TUESDAY, April 3

LEICA RANGEFINDER: See the World in a Different Way with Justin Stailey. Leica Camera invites you to a complimentary seminar on the famed M-System rangefinder cameras. Discover the art of capturing life’s most fleeting, natural and authentic moments with Leica Specialist Justin Stailey.

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9:00 am – 10:30 am
Price: FREE
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THE LIGHTROOM 4 DEVELOP MODULE From Top to Bottom: Making Your Images Look Great with George Jardine.
Jardine will start at the top with this powerful raw processor, revealing countless tips and techniques for making your images look great. Learn the difference between using Exposure, Brightness, Fill Light and the Tone Curve, and how to choose the best tool. We will also touch on Lightroom’s Black and White tools, and how to use color contrast to make the very best possible Black and White conversions from your raw exposures.

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10:45 am – 12:30 pm
Price: $95
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FROM PHOTOGRAPHER TO PHOTO-PRENEUR: How to Thrive in a Changing Market with Michael Costuros
There is a good chance that you have what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur in the photo space.

How many of these traits can you say yes to?
You are good at creative problem solving
You are resourceful when faced with a challenge
You can choose to persevere when the going gets tough
You have the ability to see things that others often overlook

If you answered yes to most of these traits then you will want to click for details and learn what this seminar has to offer you.

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12:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Price: $95
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MASTERING THE ESSENTIAL PHOTOSHOP TOOLS: Harness the power of Photoshop CS5 with Ben Willmore. You will see how the pros utilize masking, curves, channels, selective color, make time-saving actions and other practices that allow you to take full advantage of the time-saving features in Photoshop and create excellent final results.

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2:45 pm – 4:30 pm.
Price: $95
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WEDNESDAY, April 4

HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT AGENT FOR ASSINGNMENT, SYNDICATION & STOCK. A morning with Carol LeFlufy, Geoff Katz and Howard Bernstein. his Question and Answer forum, will give you a unique opportunity to ask and discuss with these highly respected agents: representation, the photography business, editorial and advertising assignments, portfolio presentations and licensing. Topics to be discussed…
-Do I need an agent?
-How to contact an agent?
-How to prepare for a meeting?
-What are the right questions you should ask?
-What agents are looking for?
-What about agreements?

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8:45am – 10:30 am.
Price: $95
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PHOTO BOOK PUBLISHING: How to Get Your Book Published With Michelle Dunn Marsh (Publishing Consultant, Designer), and a panel of book publishers & packagers including Nion McEvoy (Founder / CEO, Chronicle Books), Eileen Gittins, (Founder of Blurb.com), Jane Brown (V.P., Distributed Art Publishers) & John Jenkins (Founder, Decode Books).
A book of your work can change your career. Lean from editors and publishers about what makes a book publishable, what you need to do to make a professional presentation, what publishers look for and why. Learn what makes a photo-book successful. Understand how a book would meet your needs and expectations in terms of promoting yourself. Find out what the alternatives are, learn how to begin the process, understand what publishers are looking for and how to approach them. There is no better way to get known, earn respect for your work and open new doors than a photo-book of your photography. Start here!

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10:45 am – 12:30 pm.
Price: $95
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DIGITAL WORKFLOW for FINE PRINTING with R. Mac Holbert. Mac will present time tested strategies and techniques to more efficiently and accurately optimize your images regardless of your choice of imaging software. Finding a balance between “traditional” imaging software and the new raw converters can be confusing. Mac will use these tools to create world class digital prints and will discuss how he’s integrated the old tools with the new. If what you do depends on creating the highest quality prints this is an experience you will not want to miss. This seminar is a rare opportunity to learn from the “Father of Digital Printing.”

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12:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Price: $95

IS IT NECESSARY TO LEARN TO SHOOT MOTION to Keep My Clients and Get New Business? An Overview of Your Options with Director and Photographer Vincent Laforet.
Laforet will go over the basics of using your DSLR to shoot motion. He’ll discuss importing your files into Final Cut or Adobe Premiere, outputting them as viewable files and what you need to begin. He’ll also explain the role of a director of photography and discuss how you can hire an experienced DP to help extend your vision to motion.

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2:45 pm – 4:30 pm.
Price: FREE
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THURSDAY, April 5

FINDING YOUR AUDIENCE with Mary Virginia Swanson. In this updated seminar, marketing consultant/educator Mary Virginia Swanson provides an overview of the diverse market for placement of fine photographs and will provide insights into the most efficient and effective avenues for introducing your personal work to industry professionals in multiple markets.

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8:30 am – 10:15 am
Price: $95.
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SILVER EFEX PRO 2: Fine Art Black and White with Janice Wendt. Nik Evangelist Janice Wendt will present a complete workflow starting with raw images all the way through to the completed black and white print. Learn how to optimize time saving techniques by utilizing Control Points to develop tones and dimensional qualities within the image. Also covered will be how to use HDR Efex Pro within a black and white workflow.

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10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Price: $95.
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ASMP Presents: WHAT EVERY ARTIST SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COPYRIGHT & RELEASES with Susan Carr & Richard Kelly.
Whether you are creating images for an exhibition, to share online, to publish traditionally, for commercial application or to teach a photography course, you need to understand the basics of copyright law, releases and privacy rights.

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12:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Price: FREE.
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ASMP dpBestflow Presents: DAM! DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS with Peter Krogh. Photographers all have issues with respect to what the best method is to easily locate their digital assets from among many hard drives, and maximize the potential sales of their digital assets. Following a thorough overview of the DAM system and de-mystifications of metadata and digital archiving, Krogh focuses on best practices for digital photographers. He explains how to use Lightroom or Bridge along with Camera Raw, the DNG file format and DAM software. He shows you how to cut down your image processing time, while simultaneously preparing images for a long-term archive.

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2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Price: FREE
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Other seminars will be announced in the coming days.

FRIDAY, April 6

THE COMPLETE APERTURE PRIMER with Sara France. Our Aperture specialist will show you features that allow photographers to import, edit with speed and accuracy, rate, compare, organize, file, retrieve and upload images from your collection. Aperture 3 allows photographers to organize large photo libraries, retouch photos, share work online, print professionally designed books and create slideshows that weave together photos, audio, text and HD video. If you already use Aperture, you’ll learn practical shortcuts to working with the program and possibly tools you’ve never seen. Those not yet using it will come away with a clear overview of the many features this remarkable product offers.

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8:30 am – 10:15 am.
Price: $95
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DISPLAYING AND PROMOTING YOUR PORTFOLIO ONLINE with Davy Rudolph. The web is a constantly changing medium, that when utilized correctly is the most efficient and effective way to promote your portfolio. You will learn how to update your site so that it is easily viewable to everyone and also easy for you to maintain.

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8:30 am – 10:30 am
Price: FREE
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The LIGHTROOM 4 DEVELOP MODULE: Adobe Raw Processing Control From Top to Bottom with George Jardine. From basic color
correction all the way to the Lens Correction panel and beyond, this session will remove the intimidation factor, and help give you confidence when facing the long list of Develop controls in Lightroom and Camera Raw.

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10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Price: $95
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MASTERING THE ESSENTIAL PHOTOSHOP TOOLS: Harness the power of Photoshop CS5 with Ben Willmore. You will see how the pros utilize masking, curves, channels, selective color, make time-saving actions and other practices that allow you to take full advantage of the time-saving features in Photoshop and create excellent final results.

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12:45 pm – 2:30 pm.
Price: $95
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PRODUCING MULTI-MEDIA PRESENTATIONS USING DSLR CAMERAS: Join Michael Britt for a 2 hour intensive overview of HDSLR filmmaking. Learn how to get the most from your HDSLR camera including how to stabilize and accessorize your shooting rig for a successful outcome. Canon 5D MKII menu set up will be covered in a step by step after which will be a demo shoot. This seminar is for any photographer who doesn’t want to get left behind during this small camera video revolution. An Overview on How to Make Short Subject Films & Documentaries using a DSLR. Learn how, by using the Canon EOS 1D-X, 5D Mark II or 7D cameras and a combination of Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere, you can create documentary films and/or other multi-media projects to help land or keep clients.

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2:45 pm – 4:45 pm.
Price: FREE
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