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)

ChatterEvents April 2011

Thursday, April 7th, 2011 – 6:30-9:30pm

ASMP Philadelphia Presents: The Not-So-Basics of the Photography Business with Neil Binkley

@ Power Plant Productions

230 North 2nd Street

Philadelphia, PA

Cost: $5 ASMP Member; $20 Non-Members & Professional Association Members; $5 Students.

From the evite:

“The emerging and established photographer may find themselves wondering just what it is they need to do to stay afloat in the photography business today. While there is no single approach to success in the industry, or any other industry for that matter, there are many ways that photographers can help themselves bring in more business and stay happy with their career choice. Neil will discuss what he considers to be the three guiding principles behind a successful photography business, and even do a case study of one brave, local photographer, to give them tips on their business and creative approach.”

To find out more about Neil’s services please visit: http://www.neilbinkley.com/

For more information and to register for the event please visit:


Saturday, April 9th, 2011 – 2pm

APA|NY Spring Portfolio Review: Still and Motion

@ Neo Studios

628 Broadway

New York, NY

Cost: APA Members Review + Cocktail Party: $50; ASMP Members Review + Cocktail Party: $85; Non-Members Review + Cocktail Party: $100; Non-Members Cocktail Party Only: $10.

For more information please visit: http://apany.com/event/spring-portfolio-review-motion-still/

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Photography Now 2011- Group Exhibition Opening Reception Curated by Vince Aletti – 5-7pm

@ The Center for Photography at Woodstock

59 Tinker Street

Woodstock, NY

For more information on these events please visit: http://www.cpw.org/

Also – Being Upstate – Photographs by Carlos Loret de Mola –

Opening Reception – 5-7pm

Solo Exhibition on view April 9th – May 30th, 2011


Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 – 6pm

ASMP New England Presents: The Business of Fine Art Photography with Thomas Werner

@ EP Levine

219 Bear Hill Road

Waltham, MA

Cost: Members- $0 pre-registered or $15 at the door; Non-Members- $20 pre-registered or $35 at the door; Student- $10 pre-registered or $20 at the door.

From the website:

“Thomas Werner presents this fast-paced seminar giving you insights into the fine art business world. It is critically important to develop multiple ways to promote and support your business. Thomas explains how creating and properly marketing a body of fine art work can help you achieve these goals.”

For more information and to register please visit: http://asmp.org/education/event/info?id=182

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 – 6:30pm

NY Photo Salon

@ SoHo Photo Gallery

15 White Street

New York, NY

Cost: $10 at the door

For more information or questions please contact Rich Pomerantz atrich@richpomerantz.com, Emmanuel Faure at emmanuel@emmanuelfaure.com or Bill Westheimer at bill@billwest.com.

Thursday, April 21st, 2011 – 6:30pm

ADHESIVE NYC: Sticking Creatives Together

@ Picture Ray Studio

245 West 18th Street (between 7th & 8th Avenues)

“Adhesive – Sticking Creatives Together” is a local networking event that changes location each month. This month’s location will be at Picture Ray Studio.

For more information please visit: http://www.adhesivenyc.com/

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 – 5:30-8:30pm

Adorama Presents: The Business of Photography: A Panel Discussion with Top Industry Photographers’ Agents  Moderated by Louisa J. Curtis

@ Adorama

42 West 18th Street, 4th Floor

New York, NY

Cost: $25; Registration deadline is Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011.

From the website:

“During this evening’s event, Louisa presents and moderates a diverse panel of top artist representatives who’ll share their insights on today’s photo industry, from the agent’s perspective. The panelists cover a cross-section of different approaches to representation: a niche agency specializing in photojournalists, agencies handling high-end advertising with both large and smaller stables of talent, an international boutique web-based collective, and an agent in the process of starting up a new venture… After introductions to their backgrounds and a presentation showcasing examples of each agency’s work, Louisa will ask the panelists to weigh in on a number of pertinent topics.”

Panelist line up (subject to change):

Robert Bacall – Robert Bacall Representatives

Amanda Hanley – Wonderful Machine

David Laidler – Works Artists

Frank Meo – Meorepresents

Joe Pritchard – Elizabeth Pojé

Tricia Scott – MergeLeft Reps

For more information and to register please visit: