PhotoPlus Expo announces presenters for 30th anniversary show
PDN PhotoPlus Expo celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. The annual conference and tradeshow, held at the Javits Center in New York, will feature a lineup of more than 130 presenters taking part in keynotes, seminars and panel discussions with topics ranging from creative techniques to making a living as a photographer. The show takes place October 24-26th, and registration is open to the public. Check the press release below for some of the highlights from the schedule.
Over 130 of the Biggest Names in Photography Gather to Speak at PhotoPlus Expo in Celebration of its 30th Anniversary
Rare Opportunity to Meet, Mingle, and Learn from World Renowned Photographers and Instructors Through an Extensive Series of Seminars
NEW YORK, NY -- October 3, 2013 – The biggest names in photography will come to New York to celebrate the 30th anniversary of PhotoPlus Expo, and for three days share a lifetime of lessons learned through a series of seminars that will leave attendees inspired and ready to put their newfound knowledge immediately into practice. Referred to as "the largest photography classroom in America," PhotoPlus Expo -- October 24-26 -- will conduct more than 90 seminars, and panel discussions with more than 130 world renowned pros who are ready to share their expertise and tips for success through informative and inspirational discussions and awe-inspiring imagery.
PhotoPlus Expo provides attendees a rare opportunity to attend a wide range of creative, technical and business seminars conducted by the world's very best pros, conveniently located under a single roof. A small sampling of presenters this year include, Joe McNally, Art Streiber, Jody Quon, Gregory Heisler, Douglas Kirkland, James Estrin, Guy Aroch, Cliff Mautner, Corey Rich, Lynn Goldsmith, Olivia Bee, Ed Kashi, Ron Haviv, Tyler Stableford, Brian Storm, Chris Boot, Lou Jones, Zack Arias, and Alex Buono, to name only a few.
"The world's most respected photographers, instructors, and creative pros all attend PhotoPlus Expo to teach, as well as to learn," explains Lauren Wendle, vice president and publisher, The Photo Group. "The opportunity for show attendees to learn the latest techniques from the best image makers in an environment that is inviting, intimate, and reciprocal, is what makes PhotoPlus Expo the most exciting 3-day event in the photo industry."
Attendees can view the list of extensive seminars during PhotoPlus Expo by visiting the seminar schedule online.
In addition to seminars, and panel discussions, attendees should add the daily keynote presentation to their schedules including Astronaut Dr. Donald Pettit (Thursday), photographer and musician Mark Seliger (Friday), and photographer and storyteller Rick Smolan (Saturday). Keynotes will be presented each day from 12:00 noon -- 1:00 p.m.
Following is a description of only a few seminars attendees can experience at PhotoPlus Expo this year:
Thursday, October 24
1:30 -- 3:30 p.m.
James Estrin, Ben Lowy, Diana Markosian
Making A Living as a Young Photographer
James Estrin, co-editor of the New York Times Lens Blog will moderate a panel of young photographers who will discuss the different approaches they’ve taken in trying to forge a career as an editorial and documentary photographer today.
4:00 -- 6:00 p.m.
Creating Texture, Dimension and Mood with Light
It's all about light. Natural light, artificial light, directional light, harsh light, flat light, dim light, no light, too much light. Knowing how to use various types of light is the key to creating texture, dimension and mood with your images. Join Cliff Mautner as he empowers attendees with a crash course on creating dramatic images in various lighting conditions and share a range of techniques that you'll be able to take with you and implement right away.
4:00 -- 6:00 p.m.
Evolving Your Craft: The Path From Still to Motion
Corey Rich provides a step-by-step explanation of how to transition your career from still photography to motion, and discusses the skill sets you can use from still photography to build a creative approach to motion storytelling, along with the equipment and technical skills needed to enter the filmmaking world. The goal of this presentation is to help attendees build a profitable business based on the foundation of still photography with enormous growth opportunities in the filmmaking world.
Friday, October 25
1:30 -- 3:30 p.m.
Rock and Roll Stories
Lynn Goldsmith shares how her career took shape and what it takes to build a successful career in portraiture, especially celebrity portraits. In stories to accompany her images, Goldsmith takes you into the photo studio, the tour bus, the concert hall and the streets. Her photographs, her reminiscences and observations are filled with tips about how to get the subject to do more than what’s expected. Come armed with questions—at the end of the session there will be time for a question and answer session with the audience.
|Smile by Olymguy|
from Ultra Asian Indian Female Faces
|Space Shuttle Cockpit- by vbuhay|
from Aircraft Control Stick
The updated EyeEm app scans your camera roll and picks images that are composed particularly well, have the best quality, or highest chance of selling on EyeEm Market.
It's three years old but still a solid option for a Micro Four Thirds shooter looking for a high-quality, fast, wide-angle prime. Take a look at how we got along with it.
Tamron has announced the longest all-in-one zoom lens currently available, the 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD. Designed for Canon and Nikon crop-sensor cameras, the lens will be available in July.
When you're ready to step-up to full-frame from an entry-level or midrange camera, the choices can be overwhelming. Find out which models came out on top in our $1200-2000 enthusiast ILC roundup.
Just a guy wearing a VR headset, smashing invisible Goombas in Central Park.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this gorgeous aerial photo of the Martian landscape. And if you look really close, you can actually see the Mars Curiosity rover in the very middle.
The city of Laguna Beach, California has provided some clarification around the kinds of photography permits it offers.
Later this year, a VR180 camera will be Joining Yi's Halo and 360 VR cameras, which will offer stereo 3D capture, yet be as easy to use and compact as a 2D camera.
Caltech researchers have developed an 'optical phased array' chip that uses time delays instead of a lens to focus the incoming light.
Pricing and shipping have finally been revealed for two highly anticipated lenses from Sigma, announced in February.
These macro photos of clouds of paint billowing through clear water might look like high-quality CGI, but they're real photographs. And photographer Alberto Seveso told us how they were made.
Facebook is testing a feature that prevents people from saving, sharing, or even taking a screenshot of your profile picture.
We've reshot the Sony a9 in our studio. The short story: it's sharper! The long story... well you can read it all here.
The collection will be officially launched during the Europeana Transcribathon Campus Berlin 2017 crowdsourcing event which will be held on 22 and 23 June at the Berlin State Library.
Light gives us some insight into the preparations for the launch of the pre-order shipments of its much anticipated L16 multi-lens camera.
OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has confirmed in a tweet that the second lens on the back of the OnePlus 5 uses a 1.6x optical zoom and that digital zoom is used to reach the claimed 2x zoom factor.
Fujifilm recently unveiled the second in its series of affordable cine lenses, the MK50-135mm T2.9. We got our hands on it for a couple days and took it for a spin.
Leica's first attempt at an M-series digital rangefinder was rough around the edges, but set a pattern for all of the cameras that came after it. In this week's Throwback Thursday article, Barney remembers the M8.
No stranger to extreme situations, legendary climber and filmmaker Jimmy Chin talks to Outside Magazine about his career, and the challenge of filming Alex Honnold's rope-free solo climb of El Capitain.
A company backed by Android co-founder Andy Rubin is attempting to make video conferencing less terrible.
Rangefinder magazine asked five professional portrait and wedding photographers about posting on Instagram; no surprise, they got five different answers.
This captivating stop motion film was created by stripping away one layer of wood at a time. It's hard to look away.
It will enable users to simulate the presence of the sun, moon and Milky Way and see how they interact with an area's topography.
Since its introduction in November last year Instagram's live streaming feature has been used by millions, but videos could not be archived for watching at a later stage. A new update has now added the capability.
CopyTrack's study also found that the second most-stolen image is a woman wearing painted jeans. That's apparently a thing.
Forget expensive lenses with fancy coatings and special lens elements – photographer Robin de Puy took these portraits using just a water drop for a lens.
Adobe reports a record quarterly revenue of $1.77 billion for the second quarter fiscal year 2017 ended June 2, 2017.
Zeiss says its new lens is particularly suited for portrait photography but also a good all-rounder and can be used in video applications.
We present to you the top photos from the Kennel Club's 2017 Dog Photographer of the Year photo contest – take a look at 10 of the award-winning puppers.
In case you were looking for any more inspiration to go fly one.