October/November 2014 Photo Events!

October/November 2014 Photo Events!

October is “Photo Month” here in New York, and as always, there are lots of great events, gallery openings, conferences, seminars, portfolio reviews and of course parties! At the end of October we have the annual Photo Plus Expo, and I am proud to announce that this will be my ninth consecutive year presenting or moderating a panel! This year I have a wonderful group who will be discussing how to present your work to multiple, or different markets – so if you haven’t already, be sure to register for the Conference/Expo and sign up for my panel listed on the Seminar Schedule! Here is the Session Name and Number, Sponsors and of course, the panel Line-up:

Session SA3 – Navigating Multiple Photo Markets:  Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:15am – 12:15pm

Sponsors – PhotoShelter and Yodelist

Moderated by Louisa J. Curtis – Creative Consultant & Writer @ Chatterbox Enterprises with the following line-up:

TV & Print: Megan Re – Director of Photography @ The Food Network

Advertising: Michael Kaminski – SVP, Director of Technology & Production Services @ JUICE Pharma

Editorial: Sarah Rozen – Director of Photography @ Women’s Health Magazine

Fine Art: Thomas Werner – Private Art Dealer & Consultant

Everyone always asks me about what is going on this month, so here are just some of the other events to watch out for in October and November:

Wednesday, October 15 – 35th W. Eugene Smith Grant Ceremony @ SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd St – 7pm

Sunday, October 19 – Tuesday, October 21 – PACA 19th Annual Conference @ The Altman Building, 135 West 18th St

Tuesday, October 21 – PACA Networking Reception @ ICP Museum, 1133 Avenue of the Americas @ 43rd St – 7-10pm

Tuesday, October 21 – The Open Road Aperture Foundation Benefit Party @ Terminal 5, 610 West 56th St – 7-11pm

Wednesday, October 22 – Visual Connections @ The Altman Building, 135 West 18th St – 12-7:30pm

Thursday, October 23 – ASMP NY Image 14 Contest Winners Exhibition @ Chelsea 27, 617 West 27th St – 6-8pm

Wednesday, October 29 – ASMP National Annual Meeting @ Photo Plus Expo @ The Jacob Javits Center – 3:30pm

Wednesday, October 29 – ASMP NY/Yodelist – Market Right 2014 w/Suzanne Sease & Kat Dalager @ 353 West 46th St – 6-10pm

Wednesday, October 29 – Saturday, November 1 – Photo Plus Expo Conference (Seminars) @ The Jacob Javits Center

Thursday, October 30 -Saturday, November 1 – Photo Plus Expo @ The Jacob Javits Center Show Dates & Times

Thursday, October 30 – Saturday, November 1 – Palm Springs Photo Festival Portfolio Reviews @ PPE @ The Jacob Javits Center

Friday, October 31 – PDN PhotoPlus Halloween Monster Mash @ 230 Fifth, 230 Fifth Ave – 6:30-8:30pm

Saturday, November 1 – I have my panel from 10:15am-12:15pm, followed by portfolio reviews from 2:20pm-5:10pm

Saturday, November 1 –The Lucie Awards “Best of Show” @ Splashlight Studios, One Hudson Square, 75 Varick St, 3rd floor – 7-10pm

Sunday, November 2 – The Lucie Awards @ Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, Seventh Ave @ 56th/57th Sts – 7pm (meet & greet 6pm)

Wednesday, November 5 – AI-AP Big Talk @ SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd St – 1pm

Wednesday, November 5 – YPA Fund-Raising Gala @ Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Ave @ 36th Street – 7-10pm

Thursday, November 6 – AI-AP Party @ Masonic Hall Grand Lodge, 46 West 24th Street & Sixth Ave – 7-11pm

Saturday, November 8 – Cole & Heisler Workshop @ Bronx Documentary Center, 614 Courtlandt Ave @ 151st St, Bronx – 9am-6pm

Wednesday, November 19 – Footage Marketplace NY @ The Art Director’s Club, 106 West 29th St – 11am-7:30pm

Wednesday, November 19 – Slideluck Annual Fundraiser @ Lightbox, 339 West 38th St – 6:30pm (social) 7:30pm (food) 9:00pm (party)

APA NY Portfolio Reviews – Tuesday June 24 6-9pm

APA NY Portfolio Reviews – Tuesday June 24, 2014  6-9pm


APA NY is holding their Portfolio Review at Wix Lounge on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 from 6-9pm.

Venue location is 235 w 23rd st, 8th floor, New York, NY, 10011

All registrants will see three reviewers, for 15 minutes each.

On Friday June 20th, attendees will be asked to request their top 5 reviewers in order, APA NY will then place attendees and reviewers together, doing their best to get you in front of who you want. The sooner you respond, the more likely you get to see who you want!

First three Pro members: FREE

Next ten Pro members: $50

APA members: $75

Non-Members: $150

We have an amazing line-up of Reviewers who want to see YOUR PORTFOLIO.

For more information and to register for this event, please click here.

ChatterEvents – May 2014

ChatterEvents – May 2014

Here are some events taking place this “merry” month of May:

Saturday, May 10 & Monday, May 12, 2014

Two Upcoming Screenings at the Bronx Documentary Center

Located @ 614 Courtlandt Avenue, Bronx

Saturday, May 10, 2014 @ 7pm – Everybody Street: Legendary Street Photographers

Monday, May 12, 2014 @ 7:30pm – Tighten Your Belts, Bite The Bullet

Tuesday, May 13 – Thursday, May 15, 2014NYC Fotoworks Portfolio Reviews

Located @ Go Studios, 318 West 39th Street, Penthouse

Wednesday May 14, 2014   6-8pmHow to Land the Job – Corporate Photography Panel

Presented by APA NY & Frank Meo / The Photo Closer

Located @ the PhotoShelter offices, 33 Union Square West

Saturday, May 17, 2014   2-6pmART 3 Gallery Inaugural Opening

ART 3 Gallery @ 109 Ingraham Street, Suite 102, Brooklyn

Opening @ dutesco STUDIOS, 109 Ingraham Street, Suite 105, Brooklyn

Wednesday, May 21, 2014   1-2pm

You’ve Won the Job, Now What? – Webinar w/Kat Dalager

ASMP National’s May 2014 Business as unUsual

To register, please click here!


Wednesday, May 21, 2014   7-9pm

Open Show NY #11

Guest Curators, Gallerist & Writer Charles Guice and Miriam Romais from En Foco.

Located @ The Invisible Dog Art Center, 51 Bergen St, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

Saturday, May 31, 2014   7pm Potluck, 9pm Slideshow, 11pm Afterparty

SLIDELUCK Bushwick III

To submit by May 15 please click here!

Located @ Sandbox Studio BK, 154 Morgan Avenue, Brooklyn

Also takes place during Bushwick Open Studios 2014

ASMP NY Presents PBNY & IdeaShare Feb 27 & 28, March 1, 2014

ASMP NY Presents PBNY & IdeaShare Feb 27 & 28, March 1, 2014


If you haven’t done so already – be sure to reserve your spot for this week’s event!

I will be giving my new presentation “Marketing: One Size Does Not Fit All!” on Friday, February 28, 2014 @ 2:15pm.

For more information on all of the speakers and to register for the event, please click here!


ASMP NY Presents PBNY & IdeaShare Feb 27 & 28, March 1, 2014

ASMP NY Presents PBNY & IdeaShare Feb 27 & 28, March 1, 2014


If you haven’t done so already – be sure to reserve your spot for this week’s event!

I will be giving my new presentation “Marketing: One Size Does Not Fit All!” on Friday, February 28, 2014 @ 2:15pm.

For more information on all of the speakers and to register for the event, please click here!


Texas Photo Roundup: February 27 – March 1, 2014

Fellow consultant and photo editor Jasmine DeFoore asked if I would give a shout-out for a local Austin, Texas event coming very soon! Sounds like a great three days – maybe they’ll invite me to come and participate next year!

The Texas Photo Roundup is a production of the Austin/San Antonio Chapter of ASMP, I Love Texas Photo, and the Austin Center for Photography and is three days of workshops, panel discussions, and parties, of course!

When: Thursday, February 27 – Saturday, March 1, 2014

Where: Austin, Texas! Most daytime events will be held at the Long Center for Performing Arts

Who: Workshop presenters include editorial photographer Andy Anderson – “Keeping your Personal Vision under the Demands of a Commercial Market”

And the wonderful lifestyle shooter  Stephanie Rausser – “In All its Beauty & Humor”

For more information on all of the events and workshops, and to register, please click here!

ASMP e-Learning Tuesday, January 28, 2014 @ 2pm

ASMP e-Learning Free Intro Tuesday, January 28, 2014 @ 2pm

Your Business in Focus – How to Get Out of the Way and Grow Your Business featuring EMyth Certified Business Coach Rick Snyder.

Join us tomorrow for a FREE introductory program Changing Your Business Perspective
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 from 2:00 – 2:45 pm

For more information click here and to register, please click here!

This free, no obligation, introductory e-Learning course covers time-saving techniques to clear your mind and eliminate overwhelm. Discover how to change your perspective and orient your business for greater productivity and freedom. This program introduces the fundamentals of the EMyth philosophy and teaches you how to:

  • Assess how the current challenges you face are a function of your perspective.
  • Bring other people into your business intelligently.
  • Identify what areas of your business need attention the most.
  • Think strategically so you can work ON your business, not just in it.

ASPP NY #Peer2Peer Wednesday, February 5, 2014 @ 6pm

ASPP NY #Peer2Peer Wednesday, February 5, 2014 @ 6pm

ASPP NY invites its members to a networking event at Jack Demsey’s Bar located at 36 West 33rd Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues)

This is the first of many monthly meet-ups giving members the opportunity to meet, share and discuss work-related challenges, offer solutions and share information. The group will meet upstairs, full cash bar, some snacks provided… For more information, please click here.

Also, ASPP has done a really nice job with their new website! And, if you click on the Chapters link, I’m right there in the photo for the NY Chapter along with Tony Gale, Theresa Raffetto, Jill Waterman, Lindsey Nicholson

"Photography Now" Deadline & Upcoming Workshops @ CPW

The Center for Photography at Woodstock “Photography Now” Call for Entries:

Deadline Friday, January 31, 2014 @ 12 noon!

Just so happens my friend Julie Grahame of aCurator is also the juror for the next “Photography Now” show @ CPW

For more information and to submit by Friday’s deadline, please click here! Selected artists will also receive an online portfolio review with eyeist!

And for information on ALL of the Upcoming Workshops @ CPW please click here!

"Photography Now" Deadline & Upcoming Workshops @ CPW

The Center for Photography at Woodstock “Photography Now” Call for Entries:

Deadline Friday, January 31, 2014 @ 12 noon!

Just so happens my friend Julie Grahame of aCurator is also the juror for the next “Photography Now” show @ CPW

For more information and to submit by Friday’s deadline, please click here! Selected artists will also receive an online portfolio review with eyeist!

And for information on ALL of the Upcoming Workshops @ CPW please click here!