FOTOfusion 2017 - Wednesday Schedule

Color Key

100 Series
Seminar
200 Series
FOTOshoot
300 Series
Computer Lab
400 Series
Master Workshops
500 Series
Lecture Demo / Computer Lab / FOTOshoots
600 Series
Community Events
700 Series: Free to Public
Portfolio Review / Technology Center
Special Events

>CLICK HERE for a description of the different types of events.

Note: Schedule is subject to change due to the busy schedule of our presenters. Changes will be posted at all sites during the week.

* FOTOshoot times indicate time that field trip leaves from The Centre and time that FOTOshoot ends at the location.  Please arrive at the Centre at least 15 minutes before departure time.  All FOTOshoots leave from Palm Beach Photographic Centre’s courtyard at indicated starting time. The FOTOshoot will end at the time indicated and additional time should be allowed to return to the Photographic Centre before your next event.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
6:30AM-9:30AM 205 Capturing Florida’s Birds at Wakodahatchee with Lewis Kemper
Location: Courtyard
8:30AM-10:00AM 101 Surviving Today’s Market with Todd Bigelow, Adam Stoltman, Scott McKiernan; Moderator Tom Kennedy.
Location: City Commission Chamber
8:30AM-10:00AM 102 The Personal Project: How to Tell the Story of Your Life in Photographs with Jennifer McClure
Location: Flagler Room
8:30AM-10:00AM 103 Get the most out of your Portfolio Review with Mark Murrmann
Location: Clematis Room
8:30AM-10:00AM 301 Take your images far in Photoshop – with Just the Basics with Laurence Gartel
Location: Digital Lab 1
8:30AM-11:30AM 407 Black and White Processing in Lightroom with George Schaub
Location: Digital Lab 2
9:30AM-10:30AM 601 Bearing Witness with Carol Guzy
Location: Library Auditorium
10:00AM-1:00PM 408 Lightroom in the Studio with John Reuter
Location: Studio
10:30AM-12:00PM 105 Smart Sell – How to Create, Target and Market Your Work
Location: City Commission Chamber
10:30AM-12:00PM 106 Dramatic Landscape Photography in Bad Weather with Joseph Meehan
Location: Flagler Room
10:30AM-12:00PM 302 From Color to Black and White with (the free!) Nik Silver Efex Pro with Theano Nikitas
Location: Digital Lab 1
10:30AM-12:30PM 206 The Intimate Portrait with Joyce Tenneson
Location: Museum
11:00AM-12:30PM 602 What's Wrong with this Picture (and How Do I Fix It)? with Julie Adair King
Location: Library Auditorium
11:00AM-1:00PM P2a How to Prepare Your Portfolio for a Client or Gallery, with Debbie Bondulic
Location: Library 3rd Floor
11:30AM-1:00PM P2 FOTOfusion Portfolio Reviews
Location: Library 3rd Floor
12:00PM-1:00PM 401c Create unique landscapes on one of Florida's Largest Cattle Ranches with Erika Larsen- Critique Session
Location: Clematis Room
12:00PM-1:00PM 402c What’s Going on Around Here? Photographing a Travel Story with Brendan Bannon - Critique Session
Location: Hibiscus Room
1:00PM-2:00PM 603 Combat from Behind the Camera with Stacey Pearsall
Location: Library Auditorium
2:00PM-3:00PM 403c Shoot The Garden Environment at Morikami Japanese Gardens with Jill Enfield Critique Session
Location: Hibiscus Room
2:30PM-3:30PM 604 The Most Important Picture with Brendan Bannon
Location: Library Auditorium
2:30PM-4:00PM 110 Adobe Camera Raw - Retouching, HDRs, Panos and Video Enhancing Miracles! With Jack Davis
Location: Flagler Room
2:30PM-4:00PM 303 Using the Local Adjustment Tools to take your images beyond ordinary with Lewis Kemper
Location: Digital Lab 1
2:30PM-5:30PM 409 Kid Portraits that Pop with Michelle Pedone
Location: Studio
2:30PM-5:30PM 410 Crafting the Multiple Image Composite with Seán Duggan
Location: Digital Lab 2
3:45PM-4:45PM 605 Collect What you Love with Daile Kaplan
Location: Library Auditorium
4:30PM-6:00PM 113 lWhat's in your bag?
Location: City Commission Chamber
4:30PM-6:00PM 114 Beyond the Macro Lens for Macro and Close-Ups with Rob Sheppard
Location: Flagler Room
4:30PM-6:00PM 304 From Monitor to Print: The Black and White about Color Management with Vincent Versace
Location: Digital Lab 1
4:30PM-8:30PM 411 Night Owls: Available Light Night Portraiture at the South Florida Fair with Gary Hershorn
Location: Clematis Room
5:00PM-6:00PM 606 Chen Zhixian: The Statue on the Square with Robert Pledge
Location: Library Auditorium
6:00PM-8:00PM s2 Opening Night Reception of Albert Watson Greatest Hits Exhibition
Location: Atrium

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Descriptions

6:30 AM - 9:30 AM

 FOTOshoot 205

Capturing Florida’s Birds at Wakodahatchee with Lewis Kemper


©Karine Aigner

Capture exciting, dramatic photographs of South Florida’s bird life at Palm Beach County’s unique Wakodahatchee Wetlands wildlife preserve.  National Geographic photographer Karine Aigner will discuss lenses, photo blinds, best practices, creation of a shot list and why we would do that, understanding behavior associated with the shot list and how to get the shot.

Location: Courtyard

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

 Seminar 101

Surviving Today’s Market with Todd Bigelow, Adam Stoltman, Scott McKiernan; Moderator Tom Kennedy.

What does a modern freelance photojournalist have to do to survive and thrive in this day of rights grabs, “exposure” instead of payment, and anemic day-rates?

Location: City Commission Chamber

 Seminar 102

The Personal Project: How to Tell the Story of Your Life in Photographs with Jennifer McClure


©Jennifer McClure

Learn how photography can help you make sense of your world and reveal personal patterns. Noted fine art and documentary photographer McClure will cover strategies for using your emotions and experiences as a basis for a personal photographic journey and how to translate interior narratives into concrete photographs, focusing on subject matter, composition, lighting, and editing

Location: Flagler Room

 Seminar 103

Get the most out of your Portfolio Review with Mark Murrmann

Get tips to better prepare your portfolio and learn how to get the most out of reviews from photo editor and documentary photographer Murmann. Learn how to discover what you want, and should expect, from a review, how to tailor your presentation for different reviews, and how to pitch a body of work for editorial purposes, book projects or galleries.

Location: Clematis Room

 Computer Lab 301

Take your images far in Photoshop – with Just the Basics with Laurence Gartel

Digital guru Laurence Gartel will demonstrate several basic Photoshop tools used to enhance images through color adjustments, brightening, darkening, color tinting and sharpening along with other Photoshop basics. Be inspired as Gartel shares several creative ways you can alter and manipulate images using Photoshop.

Location: Digital Lab 1

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

 Master Workshop 407

Black and White Processing in Lightroom with George Schaub


©George Schaub

Get a hands-on demonstration of the many tools available in Adobe Lightroom for black and white processing and printing. Each step is demonstrated, then you will apply the techniques to your own images. Learn how to move files into a Lightroom Collection, color conversion and making creative decisions about color contrast and tone, selective use of the Adjustment Brush, controlling Noise, maximizing Exposure and Curves, and more. Printing controls include printer setups to match paper size and surface, creating Contact Sheets, and choosing the right dpi settings for best print quality. You will gain a solid working familiarity of the many Lightroom b & w processing and printing controls.

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Location: Digital Lab 2

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

 Community Event 601

Bearing Witness with Carol Guzy

Four time Pulitzer winner Guzy began her career as an intern at the Miami Herald. She was hired as a staff photographer at the Herald before moving on to the Washington Post. Named Newspaper Photographer of the Year three times by the National Press Photographers Association and eight times by the White House News Photographer Association she is currently a freelance photojournalist specializing in long-term documentary projects. Guzy will take us though a retrospective journey of photojournalism with reflections on the vital role of empathy in visual storytelling -- shining the light on dark corners as well as the poetry of everyday lives -- an exploration of the emotional impact of stories on humanity and our own hearts.

Location: Library Auditorium

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 Master Workshop 408

Lightroom in the Studio with John Reuter

Additional Fee: $20.00

Explore the capabilities of Lightroom in Tethered Capture mode in the studio. Instant feedback on the large screen allow us to build lighting with ultimate control. Working with models, learn how to set up your Key Light, Fill Light, background lights, accent lights, all visible on screen as we build the image and transform it with lighting.  Disciplines acquired in the studio will translate to all your shooting as you will now see light in a very different way. Take control of the power of your camera technology and bring your photography to a new level.

Location: Studio

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 Seminar 105

Smart Sell – How to Create, Target and Market Your Work

with Beth Filler, Ruaridh Stewart, Cynthia van Roden; Moderator: Evan Jane Kriss


Find out how to establish and create a brand identity, identify marketing targets, how to maximize your efforts, how to create a brand identity of your own. How, as a photographer, did you come to shoot what you do? How to most effectively market your work to get work. Identify opportunities, strategies for marketing, and how to best reach out to prospective clients.

Location: City Commission Chamber

 Seminar 106

Dramatic Landscape Photography in Bad Weather with Joseph Meehan

 

Most landscape photographers will avoid heavy overcast days, rain, foggy settings, snowstorms and windy conditions, seeking “ideal light.” Meehan will illustrate how “bad weather” presents an opportunity for photographic expression.

He will illustrate how light seen in each of these weather conditions can be exploited to produce dramatic images by identifying the unique visual elements produced by light characteristic of each condition and show the most effective ways to produce very different images.

Location: Flagler Room

 Computer Lab 302

From Color to Black and White with (the free!) Nik Silver Efex Pro with Theano Nikitas

Learn how to transform color images into beautiful black and white photos using Nik Silver Efex Pro. This easy to use plug-in is free and works with Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements and Lightroom so you can take what you learn in this session and work on your own images at home.

Location: Digital Lab 1

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 FOTOshoot 206

The Intimate Portrait with Joyce Tenneson

Additional Fee: $40.00

Maximize your ability to make great portraits with internationally acclaimed portrait photographer, Joyce Tenneson. Photographing models using available light, Tenneson will help you feel more confident about assessing light as you make images, enabling you to improve your portraits.

Location: Museum

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

 Community Event 602

What's Wrong with this Picture (and How Do I Fix It)? with Julie Adair King

JULIE ADAIR KING is the author of several popular digital photography and image-editing books, including the best-selling Digital Photography For Dummies, now in its 7th Edition. She is also the author of a series 
of For Dummies guides to Canon, Nikon, and Olympus cameras. Her other books include Julie King’s Everyday Photoshop for Photographers, Julie King’s Everyday Photoshop Elements 3.0 For Photographers, 
and Digital Photography Before & After Makeovers.

Location: Library Auditorium

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 Portfolio Review / Tech Center P2a

How to Prepare Your Portfolio for a Client or Gallery, with Debbie Bondulic

A great opportunity to have a personalized half hour session with experienced editor, and successful photographers’ representative, Debbie Bondulic. You will receive up to date constructive information to help shape your portfolio for your clients.

For more info see the Portfolio Review Page

Location: Library 3rd Floor

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

 Portfolio Review / Tech Center P2

FOTOfusion Portfolio Reviews

FOTOfusion Portfolio Reviews and Technology Center. Bring your portfolio for top photographers, picture editors and other pros in the business to evaluate your work. 

Portfolio reviews are available Wednesday through Saturday, from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Register 1 day in advance for each portfolio review. If there is availability, you may sign up the same day. Times may vary, so consult the individual daily schedule for exact times.

You may request a portfolio review with a specific artist. To schedule a review with a specific artist, go to the portfolio review area to see the schedule. Please do this before the artist's schedule fills up. Individual artists are scheduled for certain day(s) and time(s) and are only available when they are scheduled.

Location: Library 3rd Floor

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

 Event 401c

Create unique landscapes on one of Florida's Largest Cattle Ranches with Erika Larsen- Critique Session

Critique Wednesday 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

This is the critique session for Master Workshop 401.  You do not need to register for this. It is shown here for your time scheduling convenience.
Prerequisite: Master Workshop 401.

Location: Clematis Room

 Event 402c

What’s Going on Around Here? Photographing a Travel Story with Brendan Bannon - Critique Session

This is the critique session for Master Workshop 402.  You do not need to register for this. It is shown here for your time scheduling convenience.
Prerequisite: Master Workshop 402.

Location: Hibiscus Room

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 Community Event 603

Combat from Behind the Camera with Stacey Pearsall

See what combat is like from behind the camera as Pearsall’s empowering presentation draws upon the hardships she faced as a woman and photographer. Documenting some of the most dangerous battles of our time, she has been wounded and lived to tell about her amazing visual journey of personal and photographic growth. Her images tell the story of the soldiers she’s documented, but also her own tale of friendships she made and tragically lost. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry. Most of all, you’ll be in awe.

Location: Library Auditorium

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 Event 403c

Shoot The Garden Environment at Morikami Japanese Gardens with Jill Enfield Critique Session

This is the critique session for Master Workshop 403.  You do not need to register for this. It is shown here for your time scheduling convenience.
Prerequisite: Master Workshop 403.

Location: Hibiscus Room

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

 Community Event 604

The Most Important Picture with Brendan Bannon

Every day we hear horror stories from Aleppo and other areas of war torn Syria. “The Most Important Picture," is a collaborative project completed in the Spring of 2015, with Syrian refugee children with funding from the United Nations and the International Rescue Committee. Bannon will present his images of refugee children who also write about their lives creating a complex portrait of youth challenged by, and in some cases, overcoming the trauma of war.

Location: Library Auditorium

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

 Seminar 110

Adobe Camera Raw - Retouching, HDRs, Panos and Video Enhancing Miracles! With Jack Davis

Join award winning photographer--author Davis to inspire and empower you with the creative possibilities in Camera Raw! Now there are powerful features in ACR that allow a huge amount of "polishing" your images to be done right there! with more Quality, Flexibility and Speed than in Photoshop. From HDR combining, tone-mapping, panorama stitching and haze removal, glamour skin softening, eye and teeth enhancing, and skin color unifying. Special effects like high key b & w, selective hand tinting, cross-processing and changing depth of field can be done with the latest ACR - without using a single Layer! Now that ACR is a filter within Photoshop, all of this power can be used on ANYTHING opened in Photoshop - including VIDEO! This seminar is a pre-requisite for workshop 412.

Location: Flagler Room

 Computer Lab 303

Using the Local Adjustment Tools to take your images beyond ordinary with Lewis Kemper

Learn how to use the Graduated Filter, Adjustment Brush, and the Radial Filter to set your images apart from the crowd.  Ansel Adams said, “the negative is the score and print is the performance.” In the digital world, the raw file is the score and post processing is the performance.  Learn how to use the tools in both Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom to turn your score into a dazzling performance. Learn how to to accentuate the stars in your images and control the lighting.  Lewis will demonstrate his technique for “flipping the light” to make your subject the strongest visual.

Location: Digital Lab 1

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

 Master Workshop 409

Kid Portraits that Pop with Michelle Pedone

Lecture & FOTOshoot 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm; Critique Thursday 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Additional Fee: $20.00

Explore making photographs that are full of life and literally pop from the page with colorful backdrops, bright props and splashy lighting. Learn how to light, style, and most importantly, direct children in a photo shoot to make the most amazing portraits ever! Practice making photographs in one session and meet again to look at, and critique, your creative endeavors

Critique Thursday 4:00pm pm to 5:00 pm in the Clematis room.

Location: Studio

 Master Workshop 410

Crafting the Multiple Image Composite with Seán Duggan

Take an in-depth look at creating multiple image composites and collages. Start by examining compositing strategies for developing new collage ideas, how to determine what type of images work best, as well as shooting new photos with a specific composite in mind. Then dive into creating two complex multi-image composite from the ground up in Adobe Photoshop CC. Work with various selection and masking strategies, explore the magic of blend modes, and master the power of layers, layer masks, and smart objects to create the perfect composite image.

Location: Digital Lab 2

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

 Community Event 605

Collect What you Love with Daile Kaplan

Admission FREE

The fine art photography marketplace is attracting a bevy of new buyers transitioning from the digital image to the photographic print. Daile will introduce a range of collecting topics--the difference between vintage and modern prints, the impact of editions, the importance of provenance, developing your skill set as a viewer and interpreting online databases. The range of photographic expression will be shown: Early Photography, Vernacular and Classical Photography, Contemporary Photography.

Location: Library Auditorium

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 Seminar 113

lWhat's in your bag?

With Gary Hershorn, Erika Larsen, Jeff Widener, Alan Winslow; Moderator: Scott Mc Kiernan

Photographers discuss the best approach to travel work. What's in their bag? How do they prepare? What do they do once we hit the ground? Getting perspectives from different photographers will be very enlightening. This panel is an open discussion with the crowd.

 

Location: City Commission Chamber

 Seminar 114

Beyond the Macro Lens for Macro and Close-Ups with Rob Sheppard

Discover amazing, new approaches to close-up work with Sheppard, known for his macro and close-up work using all focal lengths from fisheye to long telephoto. This approach helps him create unique images, capture subjects differently and use the right focal length for the situation. Learn how to do this, too, with your photography.

Location: Flagler Room

 Computer Lab 304

From Monitor to Print: The Black and White about Color Management with Vincent Versace

Learn from internationally recognized digital photography pioneer Versace about the differences of color space, bit depth, monitor and paper profiling. Bring your laptop to this workshop and have it calibrated. Join Versace as he gives away a Display Pro to one lucky attendee.

Location: Digital Lab 1

4:30 PM - 8:30 PM

 Master Workshop 411

Night Owls: Available Light Night Portraiture at the South Florida Fair with Gary Hershorn

Additional Fee: $20.00

Learn low-light camera technique as well as methods for personal interactions with your subjects from Photo editor and award winning photojournalist Hershorn. You will photograph capturing the movement and mood of the fair and then get back together on Thursday for a critique, questions, and a discussion of your experiences and the techniques you practiced.

Location: Clematis Room

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 Community Event 606

Chen Zhixian: The Statue on the Square with Robert Pledge

This is the story of the dramatic changes that have taken place in photography, and China in a short span of time. Chen Zhixian is an “amateur photographer” photographing for 32 years the main square of Jin Sheng, in Shanxi province, vividly depict the amazing transformation of China from a rural ‘third world’ country to the second most powerful economy in the world, in black-and-white, then color film and, more recently, to digital.

Location: Library Auditorium

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 Special Event s2

Opening Night Reception of Albert Watson Greatest Hits Exhibition

Albert Watson, the recipient of this year’s annual FOTOmentor Award during FOTOfusion 2017, is one of the world’s most successful and prolific photographers blending art, fashion and commercial photography into stunning images. Among his numerous honors is an Order of the British Empire (OBE) granted by Queen Elizabeth II, and the Centenary Medal of the Royal Photographic Society, both for his lifetime achievements and contributions to photography. His distinctive images and iconic celebrity portraits have been featured in countless international publications, including 100 Vogue  covers and in galleries and museums worldwide. Watson’s unique visual language and single minded commitment to perfection have made him a world renowned photographic master.

The public is invited to the opening reception on Wednesday, January 25 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Exhibition Dates: January 24 through March 11, 2017
Museum Hours: Monday - Thursday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday and Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Atrium