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Booking opened on June 4 to prospective exhibitors at Visual Connections New York 2013, which will take place on Wednesday, October 23rd immediately following the PACA International Conference on October 21st and 22nd.
On May 22nd iStockphoto
partnered with the Art Director’s Club to host Portfolio Night in more than 20 cities around the world. The Portfolio Night events were designed to connect aspiring young creatives with renowned advertising creative directors in hopes they would receive feedback on their work and ultimately secure career opportunities.
For those who were unable to attend here is some of the information that was provided.
At the CEPIC Congress on June 11th the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) will sponsor the second annual "Photocentric Day," a day of inspiration and learning with the theme: How can the professional generate revenues in the digital world?
In recent discussions with agents operating in Europe it seems that it has become impossible to hold the line on pricing. They say there is always a competitor willing to undercut any rate.
The CEPIC Congress in Barcelona June 10 – 14, 2013 attracts stock agents from around the world. Pricing will be one of the key issues discussed – specifically falling prices and the impact they are having on stock agencies and professional photographers. I posed a series of questions to a few industry leaders. This story is a response from Alfonso Gutierrez, CEO of age fotostock
For the third consecutive year, Corbis
will be the exclusive media broadcast partner of the LOOK3 festival in Charlottesville, Virginia from June 13-15. The festival is designed to bring together the international photography community, creating opportunities for attendees and artists to share images, ideas and inspiration.
Image Source has announced the dates and locations of its latest series of photographer workshops
, starting in London on March 12, 2013 and ending in Los Angeles on March 21st with additional workshops in Copenhagen, Milan, Munich and New York.
In her presentations “The Fixer” at Photo Shelter’s Luminance event in September, retoucher and illustrator Amy Dresser beautifully demonstrated that there is no reality in photography any more. You'll be amazed at what she can do with Photoshop and Illustrator.
The Luminance 2012 event held in New York this past week was the first-of-its-kind event designed to explore the intersection of business, technology, culture and photography. Given how the Internet and digital technology is impacting and changing how images are created, distributed and used, those who hope to earn revenue from their images must constantly examine new trends and innovation and be prepared to adjust their business strategies.
On November 5, 2012 Jonathan Klein, co-founder and CEO of Getty Images will receive an award for Global Leadership in Innovation and Collaboration (GLIC) at Suffolk University in Boston. The award will be presented by the Center for Innovation and Change Leadership (CICL) and in an acceptance speech Jonathan will describe the innovative practices that Getty Images has employed that are transforming the digital media industry.
The PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo is scheduled for October 24-27, 2012 . The 4-day event begins on Wednesday, October 24 with WPPI University, a one-day series of seminars designed to sharpen the creative and business skills of photographers.
The PhotoPlus Conference that runs from Thursday through Saturday offers more than 90 educational seminars
and hands-on labs for attendees to hone their skills, learn new techniques, and participate in discussions. For registration information check here
(Picture Agency Council of America) 17th International Conference will be held this year in Chicago from October 19th through the 21st at the Chicago Marriott Downtown. In addition to PACA members the event is open to all ‘sister’ trade organizations for the image, illustration and advertising industry. These include:
The Aurora Multimedia Workshop
designed to prepare photographers for creating effective multimedia projects will examine the challenging new world of visual storytelling from May 29 through June 1, 2012 at the University of Colorado campus in Bolder.
At the CEPIC Congress
in London on 16 through 18 May each day will begin with an inspiring key note address. The speakers are listed here.
The second annual PDN Outdoor Photo Expo
(OPE) will be held in Salt Lake City August 1-4, 2012 and registration
is now open. Outdoor Photo Expo is the only educational conference and trade show dedicated to outdoor photography, including adventure, landscape, nature, outdoor sports, travel and wildlife.
The CEPIC Congress
, the premier international event for those who license rights to stock photography is only a little more than a month away.
For the second consecutive year Corbis
will be the exclusive media broadcast partner p with the LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph
in Charlottesville, Va. from June 7-9.
To infinity, and beyond!
Roger Ressmeyer is one of 20 candidates with the chance to win a sub-orbital space flight. All he needs is lots of votes from people like you. Roger has been passionate about going to space all is life. And wouldn’t it be great to have a professional photographer actually fly in space. With your Facebook votes you can help him fly! Vote here (http://apps.facebook.com/spaceracecompetition/entries/147
has announced a yearlong partnership with TED
, the non-profit dedicated to ideas worth spreading. This partnership is designed to encourage more dynamic, visual presentations from the world's most inspired thinkers. As part of this partnership, Shutterstock is providing complimentary subscriptions to speakers at TED2012 and TEDGlobal2012. Contributors whose images are downloaded as part of these subscriptions will receive their normal royalties.
Early next year 10 to 15 aspiring commercial photographers will be
offered an amazing three year FREE education in the technical and
business aspects of commercial photography as part of the Yuri Arcurs
International Commercial Photography Academy. Yuri is the most
successful microstock photographer in the world.
Visual Connections (formerly Picturehouse Marketing US) will be hosting
its annual Image Expo at the Altman Building in New York City on
Thursday, October 20th. This is a unique one-day opportunity for
image buyers, researchers, designers, art directors, and other users of
images and footage to discover new sources of imagery. More than 70
exhibitors from all around the US, Great Britain, Canada, Sweden,
Germany and France will be showing what they have to offer, and learning
from the people who use their images.
Within the framework of Visa pour l'Image
is organizing a roundtable with photographers, picture agencies and photographers cooperatives exploring the "Relationship between Agencies and Photographers: Art + Commerce or Photographers and Agencies - Making this Symbiotic Relationship Work"
The annual CEPIC Congress, to be held this year in Istanbul, is
scheduled for May 18 through 21, 2011, just a little more than a month
away. Image distributors from all over the world will be in attendance.
The CEPIC Congress will be the best opportunity in 2011 for image
distributors to meet some of the leading people in the visual
communications world – thought leaders, early adopters, owner managers,
entrepreneurs - and establish distributor relationships for your work.
At ASMP’s recent Strictly Business 3 education weekend in Philadelphia
four photographers explained how they had reinvented their businesses in
the current challenging business environment. Here are their stories. There will be more success stories at the last Strictly Business 3 conference in 2011 which takes place in Chicago April 1st through 3rd.
If you are in the stock imagery business and want to stay current with
worldwide industry trends, the annual CEPIC congress is a must-attend
event. Held every year in early June—this year in Dublin, Ireland, at
the brand new Aviva Stadium—the congress provides an opportunity to
meet industry leaders and exchange ideas.