In RON HAVIV‘s workshop, two attendees will have the chance to to be attached to one of the US Special Reaction Team Marines (their mini-version of SWAT), and one will be attached to a military working dog team. Both photographers will be going out to the field with those Marines at least one day, maybe both days for training exercises. The military working dog will either be a bomb dog or a drug dog!

Workshop Announcement
RALPH GIBSON will conduct our Finding Your Voice: Defining Personal Style Workshop! Sign up now as this class will soon be full.

Symposium Panel Announcement
We have finalized our panel for the important Business of Fine Art Symposium: Members of this amazing panel will include: David Fahey (Fahey Klein Gallery, L.A.), Frish Brandt (Fraenkel Gallery, S.F.) Robert Klein (Robert Klein Gallery, Boston), Claire Carter, (Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art) and Kevin R. Miller (Southeast Museum of Photography). This is always a powerful and illuminating discussion, moderated by our Director, Jeff Dunas.
Monday 4/2, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm. The Blurb Stage at Korakia Pensione. Come early for refreshments (4:00pm – 5:00pm).

Canon’s FREE mini-1-hour workshops at PSPF:
Botanical Portraits with Barbara Ellison: Barbara will discuss the various ways that you can capture and embellish the botanical image.
Tilt/Shift Lenses with Jim Rose: Learn the basics of controlling perspective by shifting the lens and manipulating depth of field by using the tilt control. Then explore special effects such as selective focus, panoramas by shifting and combining tilt and shift.
Printing with Canon’s new Pixma Pro 1 printer with Kelly Blok: Learn more about Canon’s new 13 inch professional inkjet printer, the PIXMA Pro 1.
Images in the Air with Michael NadlerCome and learn how to set up your Canon WFT Wireless Transmitter. Learn how to move images to your computer, view them from the web or Smart Phone.

Workshop Change
Andrew MacPherson will teach our Signature Portrait workshop in place of Frank Ockenfels.

RON HAVIV Photojournalism Workshop

Ron Haviv’s workshop will have access to the United States Marine Corps Air Ground Task Force Training Command at 29 Palms! Students of this workshop will be able to create stories about the lives / training of marines preparing for combat.

Symposium Panel Announcement:
Allen Murabayashi, co-founder and CEO of PhotoShelter will join Michael Costuros, co-founder of LiveBooks on our Symposium, Entrepreneurial Photographers & Monetizing the Internet, Tuesday, April 3 on the Blurb Stage of the Palm Springs Photo Festival.

Seminar Panel Announcement!

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, Jane Brown (V.P., Distributed Art Publishers) & John Jenkins (Founder, Decode Books).

New Seminar Announced!

How to Find the Right Agent for Assignment, Syndication & Stock. A morning with Carol LeFlufy, Geoff Katz and Howard Bernstein.!

More Breaking News!

Famous Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer / filmmaker Vincent Laforet has joined forces with cinematographer Polly Morgan to offer our amazing 2-day Beyond the Softbox®: Lighting for Motion class – this is a very rare opportunity to see and learn how to light for motion / video – (What – no strobes?) – !

Brooks Institute has signed on as our Opening Reception sponsor! Come say hello to them on April 1 between 5:00pm – 8:00pm at Korakia Pensione! (Festival badge required).

Just added: – Our newest program begins with Connect 2012: The Mid-Day Lecture Series at the Annenberg Theater. The series will include lectures by Weston Naef (Curator Emeritus, Photography Department, Getty Museum), Colin Westerbeck (Former Curator at Art Institute of Chicago and California Museum of Photography at Riverside) and Anthony Bannon (Director, George Eastman House Museum).

Another New Seminar:
From Photographer to Photo-prenuer: How to Thrive in a Changing Market with Michael Costuros

In this exciting seminar, you’ll learn how photographers can engage their creative entrepreneurial spirit.
- How to think like a photo-prenuer: Key mindsets
- The formula behind success stories
- How to know if your idea is worth investing in
- Where the biggest opportunities live and how to find them
Participants will leave with knowledge of where to go prospecting for opportunity and the practical tools to find what they are looking for.
Tuesday, April 3
12:45 pm – 2:30 pm

We proudly present on of the most important Portfolio Review programs in the U.S. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to meet, face-to-face with the significant influencers in our business.

Recently Added Seminars:
Is It Necessary to Learn to Shoot Motion to Keep My Clients and Get New Business? An Overview of Your Options. The confluence of motion and still cameras has opened up a new world for photographers. We discuss the pros and cons of learning how, by using the Canon 5D Mark II camera and a combination of Aperture & Final Cut or Adobe Premiere, you can create documentary films and / or other multi-media projects. Should you hire a director of photography to work with you? What is the best course to provide professional multi-media to your present & future clients? If you decide to learn this process yourself, how do you begin?

Fletcher Murray will teach our amazing 2-day workshop:
The DSLR Video Production Boot Camp

Marcel Saba will offer a new 1-day workshop: The Editorial Photographer Crash Course

George Jardine will offer two Lightroom seminars at Connect 2012:

The Lightroom 3 Develop Module: From Top to Bottom
& Adobe Raw Processing Control From Top to Bottom

PSPF will offer a special, one-day workshop entitled THE BUSINESS OF PHOTOGRAPHY dealing with the business relationships photographers have with magazines, ad agencies, museums, galleries, stock agencies, reps and more. Seating is limited!


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