FOTOfusion 2020 - Thursday 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.

Thursday, February 13, 2020
4:30am-7:45am 211 From Dark to Dawn with Lewis Kemper
Location: Courtyard
8:00am-11:00am 411 From Monitor to Print: The Black and White about Color Management with Vincent Versace
Location: Digital Lab 1
8:30am-10:00am 117 Panel: The Bigger Picture: How to Visually Document Complicated Issues with Jones, Otero, Rayne, Tsong-Taatarii, Wright
Location: Studio 2
8:30am-10:00am 118 How to Navigate the Changing Media Marketplace with Richard Liebowitz
Location: Flagler Room
9:30am-12:00pm 212 Baseball Spring Training with Gary Hershorn
Location: Courtyard
10:00am-11:00am 607 Fragile Reefs with Matt Stock
Location: City Commission Chamber
10:00am-12:30pm 213 Posing & Directing with Ginny Rose Stewart
Location: Courtyard
10:00am-1:00pm 412 Shooting from the Heart with Carol Guzy
Location: Classroom 1
10:30am-12:00pm 122 The Personal Project - From part-time to Art Gallery with Mickey Strand
Location: Flagler Room
11:00am-1:00pm P3 FOTOfusion Portfolio Reviews
Location: Museum
11:00am-1:00pm P3a How to Prepare Your Portfolio for a Client or Gallery, with Debbie Bondulic
Location: Museum
11:30am-12:30pm 608 iPad Portrait Painting with Corel Procreate - Live Demo with Jeremy Sutton
Location: City Commission Chamber
11:30am-1:00pm 306 Advanced Lightroom: Local Adjustments, The Key To Power with Jean Miele
Location: Digital Lab 1
1:00pm-2:00pm 609 My Life in Photography with Joyce Tenneson
Location: City Commission Chamber
1:00pm-4:00pm 214 Capture the Action of a Polo Match with Adam Stoltman
Location: Courtyard
2:30pm-3:30pm 610 Visual Anthropology and Documentary Photography with Gesi Schilling- Sponsored by Leica Camera
Location: City Commission Chamber
2:30pm-4:00pm 125 Panel: Giving Back: Foundations, Funds and NGOs
Location: Studio 2
2:30pm-4:00pm 126 Photo-Painting with Corel Painter 2020: Live with Jeremy Sutton
Location: Flagler Room
2:30pm-4:00pm 307 Curves: Photoshop's Most Powerful Adjustment with Ben Willmore
Location: Digital Lab 1
2:30pm-5:00pm 215 Discovering the Garden Combinations with Barbara Ellison
Location: Courtyard
3:45pm-4:45pm 611 The History and Development of Photography as Collectable Art Form with Wendy Halsted
Location: City Commission Chamber
4:30pm-6:00pm 308 Top Ten Tools in Adobe Camera Raw with Julie Adair King
Location: Digital Lab 1
6:30pm-9:30pm S3 FOTOfusion Awards Dinner
Location: Waterfront Pavilion

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Descriptions

4:30 AM - 7:45 AM

 FOTOshoot 211

From Dark to Dawn with Lewis Kemper

Sponsored by Tamron

Join Lewis Kemper at Lake Worth Beach Pier for a dark to dawn experience. We will arrive at the beach 90 minutes before sunrise (5:30 AM) to take night images of the ocean and pier. We will continue shooting until the sunrises and leave the beach around 7:45 AM. This will be a great opportunity to try long exposures and capture the movement of the water, as well as experiment with HDR for sunrise images. Be bold, come on out and try something different!

Location: Courtyard

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

 Master Workshop 411

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

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

 Seminar 117

Panel: The Bigger Picture: How to Visually Document Complicated Issues with Jones, Otero, Rayne, Tsong-Taatarii, Wright

These renowned photographers have spent time, effort, and resources on constructing complete visual documents of broad, complex, and sometimes sensitive subjects. They will discuss how they did it, from concept to gaining access, to budgeting and logistics, to completion. If there is a complex or complicated issue that you are passionate about telling, come learn from these masters.

Location: Studio 2

 Seminar 118

How to Navigate the Changing Media Marketplace with Richard Liebowitz

Learn your value as visual communicators to brands, publishers and companies seeking to use visual content to create a compelling message to their audience. Understand your role in creating, shaping, and distributing content as core messaging. Gain insight into how to maintain ownership and possession of key rights associated with the act of creation throughout the publication and distribution processes.

Location: Flagler Room

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 FOTOshoot 212

Baseball Spring Training with Gary Hershorn

Additional Fee: $20.00

Pitchers and catchers report to spring training on February 12. Let's take a walk around FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Catch the players as they start preparations for their Grapefruit League games and the 2020 season. Players will be stretching, soft-tossing and practicing plays during the early days of training camp. Bring your widest and longest lenses to photograph from the stands to show the players and their relationship to the spectators attending.

Location: Courtyard

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

 Community Event 607

Fragile Reefs with Matt Stock

Former Palm Beach Photographic Centre Artist-in-Resident, Matt Stock is passionate about environmental fine art photography. Over the past year, Matt has photographed corals, tropical fish, and marine invertebrates from around the world in the controlled environment of a studio. By exploring these subjects with dedicated strobe and continuous lighting, Matt is able to capture images in an intriguing and complex manner, highlighting the unusual nature of coral itself. Matt will also share some of the technical aspects and techniques he used to capture these images.

Location: City Commission Chamber

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

 FOTOshoot 213

Posing & Directing with Ginny Rose Stewart

Additional Fee: $40.00

An interactive FOTOshoot packed with good stuff, we’ll go over tips and tricks for creating natural poses, cues to foster genuine emotion, catching flattering angles and how to create endless variety in your posing. You’ll learn how to gain trust so your subjects commit to your vision and how to create a shooting environment on set that is comfortable and welcoming, how to flatter your subjects and how to pose couples and individuals naturally using prompts and actions.

Location: Courtyard

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 Master Workshop 412

Shooting from the Heart with Carol Guzy

Critique Friday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM in Digital Lab 2

Come along for an emotionally packed tour by all-time Pulitzer winner, Carol Guzy. She will share her images and the stories behind them from her decades-long career covering some of the worst natural and humanitarian disasters and brutal wars of our time. Focusing on her most recent bodies of work in last two years, she will show how to connect with individuals in these situations and to give them a voice. Guzy will also discuss how to make emotionally impactful and iconic images while preserving and honoring the dignity of the subjects. Then she will take the group into the field to show how she works. Showing how to build a story, approach strangers and make a connection and tell the stories that need to be told.

Critique Friday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM in Digital Lab 2

 

Location: Classroom 1

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 Seminar 122

The Personal Project - From part-time to Art Gallery with Mickey Strand

How to get your work from idea to the art gallery? “Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.”―Vince Lombardi

We will roadmap the Personal Project Path: 1. Define your project, its duration, and the end goals; 2. Growing your project, doors open & close every day, moving forward takes only one Yes; 3. Define the major players, it takes a village to raise your project. You need connections for shooting, display, editing, and your support group moves you forward; 4. The finish line, the last mile can be the toughest but the most rewarding. This last step includes reviewing, editing, printing, mounting and hanging the project for its final presentation. Sometimes projects take years to mature so it helps to love your project.

Location: Flagler Room

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 Portfolio Review / Tech Center P3

FOTOfusion Portfolio Reviews

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 11:00am to 1:00pm. 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: Museum

 Portfolio Review / Tech Center P3a

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: Museum

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 Community Event 608

iPad Portrait Painting with Corel Procreate - Live Demo with Jeremy Sutton

Enjoy seeing portrait artist Jeremy Sutton use his favorite iPad painting app, Procreate, to sketch a portrait from life. On the technical front, you will learn Procreate: how to open a new canvas, import a photo, use the brushes, pick color, work with layers, replay the time-lapse video of the creative process, and export the image files. On the artistic front, you’ll learn a forward-moving, risk-taking approach to sketching that starts with broad, big, and bold brush strokes and then works into details, defining form and bringing a focus to the artwork.

Location: City Commission Chamber

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

 Computer Lab 306

Advanced Lightroom: Local Adjustments, The Key To Power with Jean Miele

If you’ve been limiting yourself to overall image-adjustments in Lightroom, or if you think Lightroom isn’t for “serious” photographers, you’ve been using it wrong. Learn how Lightroom’s super-powerful local adjustment tools will help you get the most out of your RAW files. The Linear Gradient, Radial Gradient, and Brushes are the keys to power in Lightroom, and if you haven’t been using them you’ve been missing out. Learn how to redirect attention where you want the viewer to look, and to make your pictures really “sing.”

Location: Digital Lab 1

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 Community Event 609

My Life in Photography with Joyce Tenneson

For the first time in the US, Joyce will show her new video “A photographer and her Muse." This will be an exciting experience to go behind-the-scenes and see how some of Tenneson's most iconic images were made. This is her "not to be missed" experience.

Location: City Commission Chamber

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 FOTOshoot 214

Capture the Action of a Polo Match with Adam Stoltman

Learn to anticipate action, hone your reflexes, and sharpen your skills at a Palm Beach area polo match. Join 30-year veteran sports photographer Adam on a live sports shoot and get on-site instruction in how to cover action first hand. There will be a review and discussion of the images produced. Attend a live event with this veteran of 10 Olympic Games and former Deputy Picture Editor for Sports Illustrated.

Location: Courtyard

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

 Community Event 610

Visual Anthropology and Documentary Photography with Gesi Schilling- Sponsored by Leica Camera

Join Gesi Schilling, as she discusses her growth from self-taught photographer to Miami Herald photojournalist and beyond. From intimate wedding photography to commercial portraits, she aims a compassionate lens toward her subjects with an eye for color and mise-en-scene. Following early influences and an affinity for image making, she uses the medium to create lasting and personal documents of diverse local and international communities and individuals. She will show her work and describe her processes that foster continued exploration and learning with each new assignment.

Sponsored by Leica Camera

Location: City Commission Chamber

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

 Seminar 125

Panel: Giving Back: Foundations, Funds and NGOs

with Brendan Bannon, Carol Guzy, Richard Liebowitz, Alison Wright; Moderator: Scott McKiernan

This panel will explore the world of foundations, funds, and NGOs: giving back to communities and causes that sustain you. They'll cover how to start one and how to photograph for one. National Geographic contributing photographer Alison Wright started The Faces of Hope Fund, giving back to the community which helped her survive after a near-fatal auto accident in Laos. Zuma Press Founder/CEO and Reportage Foundation Founder/Chairman of the Board Scott McKiernan will discuss the work of Zuma’s Reportage Foundation, which instigates the dialogues necessary for effective problem solving of underreported issues via skilled journalistic reporting, raising social awareness, and enabling public debate. Brendan Bannon will discuss his work with the international NGO’s Medecins Sans Frontieres, UNHCR, UNICEF, and CARE International.

Location: Studio 2

 Seminar 126

Photo-Painting with Corel Painter 2020: Live with Jeremy Sutton

Corel Painter Master Elite Jeremy Sutton, one of the original demo artists from the early days of Painter, takes you through an entire painting process, sharing how he chooses and uses a reference image, sets up his workspace, chooses and customizes brushes, adds texture, works with layers, documents process, and saves and shares the final result. By watching this demo, you’ll gain, besides inspiration and motivation, an understanding of Jeremy’s artistic approach, insights into his digital techniques and how he harnesses the powerful tools of the Corel Painter software with a Mac computer and Wacom pen tablet.

Location: Flagler Room

 Computer Lab 307

Curves: Photoshop's Most Powerful Adjustment with Ben Willmore

Learn how common adjustments such as brightness & contrast, levels, color balance and many more are actually using curves behind the scenes without revealing its true power. Once you learn how to understand and use curves, then you might choose to use it as your main adjustment tool since it can do more than just about anything else available.

Location: Digital Lab 1

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

 FOTOshoot 215

Discovering the Garden Combinations with Barbara Ellison

As you wander through a garden during this FOTOshoot, Barbara will show you how to look for interesting backdrops to your flower images. You will locate various combinations of connecting forms, from statuary to water features, enhancing your floral subject. In the peaceful garden rooms, you can see how the surrounding environment and the plant material work together to create a unique look. 

Location: Courtyard

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

 Community Event 611

The History and Development of Photography as Collectable Art Form with Wendy Halsted

When the Halsted Gallery started in 1969, photography was still fighting for respect as a collectable art form.   In the past 50 years it has found its place as a highly collectable art form.  The lecture will focus on the history of the development of photography as a collectable art form and the business of fine art photography.  Wendy Halsted will use personal experience from the long history of the gallery and its role in establishing markets with artists such as Ansel Adams, Berenice Abbott, Andre’ Kertesz  and many others as well as living contemporary photographers.

Location: City Commission Chamber

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 Computer Lab 308

Top Ten Tools in Adobe Camera Raw with Julie Adair King

The Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) window is so crammed full of tabs, sliders, and tiny icons that figuring out where to click first – and second, and third – can seem overwhelming. The good news is that for most photos, you can rely on a core set of tools to process your Raw photos. Let imaging expert Julie Adair King help you make sense of the ACR window and find your way to the top ten tools for adjusting color, exposure, sharpness, and other characteristics of your Raw images.

Location: Digital Lab 1

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

 Special Event S3

FOTOfusion Awards Dinner

Each year, the PBPC Awards Committee selects a photographer to receive the FOTOmentor Award in honor of his/her lifetime achievements in the world of photography.  Among the previous recipients of this prestigious award are Ruth Bernhard, Joyce Tenneson, Laurence Gartel, Ralph Gibson, Duane Michals, Arnold Newman, Gordon Parks, Sebastiao Salgado, Douglas Kirkland and Vincent Versace.

FOTOmentor Award

Carol Guzy

The recipient of the Palm Beach Photographic Centre’s FOTOmentor Award during FOTOfusion 2020, Carol Guzy is a passionate photojournalist news photographer working full time for ZUMA Press. The all-time Pulitzer Prize winner (four times) in journalism, graduated in 1980 from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Immediately hired by The Miami Herald, first as an intern and then as a staff photographer. Guzy was the first woman to receive the NPPA's Newspaper Photographer of the Year Award. Eight-time White House News Photographers Association honoree. 2009 Robert F. Kennedy Award for photojournalism. 2018 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for her reportage, about the effects of the war against ISIS, on the civilian population of Mosul from the Overseas Press Club. Just back from Syria where she covered in-depth for months, the crisis and especially the Kurds, who are stock in the world power crossfire. Currently specializing in long-term documentary projects for ZUMA, telling stories that need to be told!

Cocktail and dinner party starting at 6:30 pm at the Lake Pavilion and Terrace

Admission

$200.00 - General Admision

$100.00 - Gold Passport

Location: Waterfront Pavilion