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Exhibitions Tagged #Career Development

Events and Sessions Tagged #Career Development

Jun 232022

CRAFTING YOUR CAREER: “Getting What You Want & Are Worth: Freelancer Negotiations”

Hear from the photographers engaged in disseminating industry guidance and insights about what to say and not say as you navigate your photography business.

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Jun 212022

CRAFTING YOUR CAREER: “Destigmatizing Side Hustles”

It’s the big open secret of the photography community: everyone does side work. Come and hear how different rockstar photographers subsidize and develop their careers with work that’s not just editorial photography.

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Oct 82021

Disruptive Creativity Talk (ENCORE RECORDING)

Discover how to use photography as a form of self-care and embrace the challenges encountered as opportunities

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Oct 72021

CRAFTING YOUR CAREER: The Journey Of The Editor

Learn how to write successful grants, proposals, and pitches and what it takes to become a photo editor.

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Oct 32021

How To Capture The Essence Of A Moment With Sheila Pree Bright

Bear witness to humanity through an eclectic visual story of music, culture, and creative freedom as fine-art photographer Sheila Pree Bright takes us back to Afropunk 2019 in Atlanta.

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Oct 22021

The Importance Of Building Your Photo Business (ENCORE RECORDING)

Join celebrated photographer Janette Beckman and curator Julie Grahame as they dive into the fundamentals of building your brand and photography business.

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Sep 302021

CRAFTING YOUR CAREER: Pitching From the Photographers and Editors Perspectives

Want to learn how to become a successful photographer or editor? Join our workshops and learn all about Crafting Your Career.

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Sep 232021

CRAFTING YOUR CAREER: Grant Writing & Proposals For Photographers

Learn how to write successful grants, proposals, and pitches and about the in’s and out’s of being a photo editor.

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Sep 192021

The Art Of Pitches & Proposals (ENCORE RECORDING)

Join us in a crash course for tips that cover everything from job searching, responding to proposal requests, crafting the perfect caption and grant submissions, as well as best practices for photo-editing.

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Sep 182021

Fall 2021 Educator Lab: Peer Exchange In The Park

Produced and Hosted by Photoville Education

Proudly supported in partnership by PhotoWings and the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment

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Oct 22020

Back to Business: Pitching & Marketing

This session will focus on the art of pitching, website and portfolio editing, and marketing your work.

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Sep 272020

Visual Narrative and Your Story

Members of the Visual Thinking Collective will present a workshop geared toward the mid-career photographer. Presentations will focus on building editorial skills and will consider an array of issues, including the elements of the visual narrative, researching and pitching story ideas, exploring your photographic identity, sustaining and editing long-term projects, marketing your abilities, and working with clients.

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Sep 272020

Project Reviews with the Visual Thinking Collective

Visual Thinking Collective members Sarah Leen, Shannon Simon, Lauren Steel, and Elizabeth Krist will critique submitted projects in smaller breakout groups. 24 photographers will be divided into random groups and will have an opportunity to discuss a project with one of the editors, while others in their group listen in.

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Sep 252020

Back to Business: Pricing & Negotiations

This session will focus on pricing structures, how to read and interpret contracts, and best practices for business negotiations.

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Sep 182020

Back to Business: Workflow

This session will focus on legal business structures, taxes and accounting, and business insurance. The workshops are especially geared towards BIPOC photographers, and are open to photographers anywhere in the world.

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May 32019

Complimentary Portfolio Reviews with Leica Gallery LA Curator Paris Chong

Have your portfolio reviewed by Leica Gallery Manager and Curator Paris Chong at the Leica Pavilion.

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Sep 142018

The Art of the Pitch: Preparing and writing proposals, grants, and more

Join Emma Raynes, Director of Programs at the Magnum Foundation and United Photo Industries and Photoville’s Co-Founder Laura Roumanos, in a 45 minute crash course that covers everything from searching for job and exhibition opportunities, responding to request for proposals and learning the tricks of the trade to writing the perfect grant submission.

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Sep 142018

Changing the Game: Creative Ways to Get Noticed and Make Money

From brand ambassadors to teaching and fellowships opportunities to starting related businesses, learn how these creatives are redefining the game, making connections and attracting the clients they want. Walk away with tons of inspiration on how to innovate and rethink ways to build your own photography business.

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Sep 152017

Developing a Signature Photography Brand

Photo editors and creative directors are constantly looking for photographers with a signature style and brand. But how do you develop them?

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Sep 152017

Getting More Money From Existing Work

In this panel, we’ll be joined by photographers who think outside the box when it comes to making extra cash from their photography — ideas like limited edition prints, online shops, image resale, magazines, and more.

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Sep 242016

Passion Before Profit: The Importance of Loving What You Do

Building confidence in your passion for photography as a means to success.

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Sep 232016

From Personal Projects to Paid Projects

In this panel, moderated by Alison Zavos, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Feature Shoot, we’ll talk to photographers Shaniqwa Jarvis, Dustin Cohen, Michael Rubenstein and Michael George, who each turned personal projects into paying gigs.

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Sep 232016

Marketing Your Photography

For this conversation, PhotoShelter’s VP of Marketing Amy Fitzgibbons will walk you through all the “old school” tips that are at the heart of successfully promoting yourself. Fitzgibbons will be joined by Street Dreams Magazine photographer Akhil Sesh, who will dive into the “new world” of Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and more.

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Sep 232016

Taxes and Finances: All You Need to Know

Taxes and finances may not be your passion, but staying on top of both can help you maintain your sanity and earn more each year. In this discussion, PhotoShelter CEO Andrew Fingerman sits down with CPA Steven Zelin, whose tax practice focuses on helping artists and creatives.

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Sep 232016

What Buyers Really Want from Photographers

Photography has never been more important to helping brands and publications communicate with their audiences. So with a constant need for great photography, how do art directors and photo editors find and work with photographers?

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Sep 132015

Staying Relevant and Working in Photography Today

How do freelance photographers continue to make a living in the industry? What conscious professional and business choices did they make and why?

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Sep 112015

Portfolio Review Happy Hour

Bring your portfolio, book or iPad, grab a beer, and get ready to get and give some unbiased feedback on your and your peers’ portfolios in this informal peer portfolio review event hosted by PhotoShelter.

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Sep 112015

SEO for Photographers: Tips to Conquer Google and Rank Higher

Jon will break down easy tips and tricks to help you build your SEO and rank higher on major search engines. Learn SEO do’s and don’ts, ideas to make SEO part of your daily workflow, and more. Bring your questions for Jon!

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Sep 112015

Leveraging Your Local Community to Land Gigs

In this panel, we’ll help you think outside the box to build your network and attract clients by leveraging opportunities right in front of your nose.

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Sep 112015

PR for Your Photography: The Secret to Getting Featured

In this exciting panel, hear directly from top photo editors from BuzzFeed and Esquire Magazine who share how they find photographers to highlight, plus exactly what they’re looking for. We’ll also talk to reps from firms including Blake Zidell & Associates and The Number 29 who share creative ideas to help you think outside the box and get featured.

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Sep 112015

Do’s & Don’ts to Photo Contests & Submitting Your Work Online

In this exclusive panel, we’ll discuss which photo contests are worth your time, plus walk through additional opportunities to submit your work to companies in need of great photography.

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Sep 212014

Portfolio reviews, an insider’s look

Moderated by Stephen Mallon, artist Manjari Sharma and Ariel Shanberg, (Executive Director of the Woodstock Center of Photography) discuss portfolio reviews on how to get as much out of the review circuit as possible. This is not a common sense discussion, this is a talk from both sides of the table about how much business gets done at the bar and at the event vs your actual review.

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Sep 212014

Personal Projects: Long-term Commitment

Meet three photographers who are successfully executing personal projects. They will present their work, discuss the long-term commitments involved and take questions afterwards.

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Sep 202014

Law School 101 for Photographers

Navigating copyright, contracts, model and property releases can be a daunting task, especially if you don’t know where to begin. We know you’ve got questions, so Bill Cramer, Founder and CEO of Wonderful Machine will sit down with Kristine Hsu of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts to tackle topics head on and help you make the best decisions for your photography business.

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Sep 202014

Thought Bubble to Exhibition: Turning an Idea into a Reality

This interactive workshop will address the challenges of earning a living as a photographer, whilst at the same time doing work that has meaning and social relevance. Participants are encouraged to bring in project ideas to discuss and brainstorm on execution strategies.

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Sep 202014

Building Fine Art Portfolios

Building an artist’s portfolio is a very personal journey. Selecting, editing, sequencing and presentation are key ingredients for assembling your body/bodies of work. Sandra and Lois will walk you through the process in an interactive presentation.

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Sep 192014

PhotoShelter’s Peer Review Happy Hour

Bring your portfolio, book or iPad, grab a beer, and get ready to get and give some unbiased feedback on your and your peers’ portfolios in this informal peer portfolio review event hosted by PhotoShelter.

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Sep 222013

Personal Projects, Long-term Commitment

Meet three photographers who are successfully executing personal projects. They will discuss the challenges of making the work, and the successes they are gaining in the process. There will be opportunity for questions from the audience.

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Sep 292012

Workshop: Editing Your Portfolio

A seminar filled with tips on how to build a strong, cohesive body of work, followed by a group critique. Participants are encouraged to bring a work-in-progress portfolio, some prints, their CV and artist statement.

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Jul 12012

Copyright 2.0

Copyright 2.0 will review key provisions of the Copyright law that all photographers should know, and will challenge listeners to think about how the law and user’s behavior must be reformed to make the law more effective.

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Jun 302012

Foot in the Door

Getting your “Foot in the Door,” is a seminar for emerging photographers and photo-based artists looking to prepare themselves for new opportunities, and take their marketing to the next level.

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Jun 302012

Beyond the Picture: The Art of Selling Music Photography

What does it take for music and entertainment photographers to successfully market and sell their work?

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