TONIGHT - SEMINAR
New England Portfolio Reviews Preflight: How to Prepare for Success
Tuesday, May 14, 6 - 7:30 pm
BU Photonics Building, Room 203, 8 St. Mary's Street, Boston, MA
$20 General Public | $15 PRC/Griffin Members
Panelists: Eunice Hurd, Director, Robert Klein Gallery; Neal Rantoul, educator/photographer/reviewer; Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director, Griffin Museum of Photography; Francine Weiss, Curator & Loupe Editor, Photographic Resource Center
Online registration is now closed but tickets will be available at the door!
Never presented your work at a portfolio review before? Want to learn how to make your NEPR experience, or any portfolio review experience, a huge success? This panel includes several portfolio reviewers and veterans of the field who are eager to give you some pointers.
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June 7 & 8, 2013
Online registration: May 13-22, 2013
Portfolio Walk, Public Viewing: Saturday, June 8, 5pm
Boston University Photonics Center, 9th Floor
Exciting update this year: All participants will have the same chance at their first choices of reviewers as long as online registration is completed by the deadline! You DO NOT have to register on the first day in order to get your first choices. We are using a different software system this year.
In addition, current students at area colleges will have the opportunity to sign up for open review slots at a discounted price (after initial registration)!
The New England Portfolio Reviews is an opportunity for emerging and established photographers to meet with curators, teachers, gallerists, and other image professionals. The Reviews will serve both individuals who are just embarking on their careers and those who have several years of experience and are hoping to reach new audiences by initiating connections with leading figures in the busy New England photography world.
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Assignment/Pin Up Night
Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
832 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
Hosted by the PRC Staff
Open to everyone who wants to participate!
In the next month, go out and shoot anything that strikes your fancy within your personal interpretation of the quote below. There is no right or wrong interpretation, but be prepared to discuss your images within the context of the quote. We can't wait to see what you come up with!
"In photography, the smallest thing can be a great
subject. The little human detail can become a leitmotiv."
-- Henri Cartier-Bresson
Please join us for an informal, mix-and-mingle style Night at the PRC featuring a gallery pin-up of small prints created as a result of the themed "assignment" issued below. If you wish to participate in the gallery pin-up party by showing your prints, you must register ahead of time by emailing [email protected]. Each assignment participant is asked to bring a maximum of 5 prints no larger than 11 x 14 inches to pin up on the gallery walls for the Night. The prints do NOT need to be high quality exhibition or portfolio prints. Curious onlookers and photo enthusiasts are encouraged to attend. Please bring refreshments to share and an open mind!
Take a Walk in My Shoes
Presented by Take 5 Foundation
May 21 - 25, 2013
Reception: Thursday, May 23, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Come see the world through the creative eyes of five middle school children and two Take 5 alums. Given cameras for a year and under the guidance of professional photographer Brenda Bancel, these Epiphany School students explored the medium on their own terms. With plenty of encouragement and no rigid photography rules, the artists produced a body of work that tells their stories through the eyes of teenagers.
Sequencing and Editing with Ernesto Bazan
Saturday, June 22 - Sunday, June 23, 2013, 10:00 - 5:00 pm
BU Photonics Center, Room 203, 8 St. Mary's Street, Boston
$350 General Public | $320 PRC Members
Class size: 14
Ernesto Bazan, Boys Diving, Havana, 1995.
Internationally acclaimed photographer Ernesto Bazan will lead this special two-day workshop on building and editing a cohesive photography portfolio. The portfolio is the centerpiece of any photographer's repertoire. Every serious photographer must have a defined, well-produced body of work in order to be considered for publication or exhibition. In this class, you'll gain invaluable perspective on the editing process as you work to refine your own portfolio.
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