ChatterEvents May 2008

Greetings all! Lots going on this month so pay attention and mark your calendars accordingly!

Parsons BFA Photography Exhibition Opening
Tuesday, May 6th, 2008 6:00-8:30pm
@ Calumet Gallery
22 West 22nd
New York, NY

The show will run from Tuesday May 6th to Friday, May 16th.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008 6:00pm

ASMP Legal Panel, 6:00pm Free for all!
@ Soho Photo Gallery
15 White Street
New York, NY

If you are a photographer who doesn’t know your ratio decidendi from your obiter dicta, then this event is for you. Our esteemed panel will provide legal advice on topics including copyright, privacy law, litigation and contracts. Ample question time has been provided, so you will finally be able to have all your questions about model releases answered once and for all. And, given the most recent updates on Orphan Works – you might not want to miss this discussion.

Also Wednesday, May 7th, 2008, 6:00-8:30pm

ASPP book-cover presentation
Admission: ASPP Members $10, Guests $15
@ Laura Parsons Pratt Conference Center
281 Park Ave South @ 22nd Street
(steps from the 23rd Street East Side subway station)
New York, NY

Light food and beverages will be served.
Space is limited. Please RSVP by May 5th, 2008.
For more information, contact

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Canon Presents Joyce Tenneson, 6:30-9:00pm
@ Calumet
22 West 22nd Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY

Members $8, non-members $10
Please register for the event at Calumet.

Includes a raffle for a free Canon 40D!

Please join ASMP for a very special evening with Joyce Tenneson who has been described critically as “one of America’s most interesting portrayers of the human character.” During this retrospective look at her past year, she will explore how her signature-style images attempt to show the inner person who hovers behind the facade.
For more information please visit:

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008
APA National In Conjunction With LiveBooks and APA NY
SuperSites Panel Moderated by Louisa Curtis, 6:00-9:00pm

WhatSuperSites – a panel to help you enhance your online presence
When: Wednesday May 14th, 2008, social hour 6:00-7:00PM, program 7:00-9:00 PM
WhereHappy Monkey Studio, 348 W 36th Street, Ground Floor, between 8th & 9th Ave
CostEarly Registration price: $15 APA Members, $20 Students, and $30 Non Members

For more info visit:
The New York Chapter of APA, in partnership with APA National and LiveBooks, invite you to an evening of discussion that will help take your website to a higher level. Gain valuable insights from creative professionals that will help you to refine your site to increase the quality and quantity of work you attract in the coming year.

Louisa Curtis will be moderating the same event (different panel!) for the Los Angeles Chapter of APA on Thursday, May 29th, 2008.
Check the APA LA website for details.

The third of these events Louisa will be moderating for the Charlotte, North Carolina APA Chapter on Wednesday, June 4th, 2008.
Check the APA Charlotte website for more details.

Wednesday, May 14th – Sunday, May 18th, 2008

New York Photo Festival At Dumbo
The First International Photography Festival in the United States!

It is advisable to purchase tickets ahead of time!
For more information please visit:

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

ASMP Stock Panel, 6:30pm
@ Calumet
New York, NY
Free to members, $20 non-members.

Drinks and food will be served.

Shannon Fagan, Roy Hsu, Sean Justice, an Stephen Mallon talk about their careers and involvement with stock photography, moderated by Karen Dsilva.

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008
NY Monthly Photo Salon, 6:30pm
@ Soho Gallery
15 White Street
New York, NY

$10 at the door.

I do not know the line up for this months Salon. Should you need more information, contact Rich Pomerantz at

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

Fastback Creative Book presents: Self Publishing at Fast Back, 6:00pm
@ 16 West 23rd Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY

Space is limited!
Email to reserve your place!

Fastback Creative Books
presents: InDesign CS2/CS3: a workshop for those who want to design their own book for production with FCB This short workshop offers help for those who want to make a book with FCB but have the desire to design the book themselves. Participants will learn basic Adobe InDesign CS2/CS3 layout skills as well as some handy tips for getting the best results with their book design project. This class will take place at FCB in the Chelsea district of Manhattan, participants are encouraged to bring with them a laptop with the CS2 or CS3 programs loaded and ready to go, Free 30 day trial versions are available from Please download the “Preparing your files” packet from our website.