Portfolio Review Roundtable, April 11, 2019

Collection of photo portfolios by artist Bil Zelman© Bil Zelman

When was the last time you gave your portfolio a good long look? What about a ruthless edit? A portfolio has one purpose; to get you work. Every image that doesn’t show your vision dilutes it. Join APA | SD and your industry peers for a lively discussion about what makes a portfolio great.

The first six people to sign up will be eligible for a 10 minute review of their print or online portfolio. When registering, please indicate if you would like to be included for review.

We also encourage all attendees to bring their portfolios to share. Due to time restraints we cannot guarantee that all work will be reviewed.

All event attendees will receive a special gift from 4by6.com to print 25 business cards or postcards for free!

This is event has limited space so reserve your seat early here.

WHEN:
Thursday, April 11th, 2019  |  Doors open at 6:30 pm, Event begins at 7:00 pm

WHERE:
Riverdale Studios  |  6314 Riverdale Street  |  San Diego, CA 92120

COST:
Free to APA Members
Non-members: $10

 

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‘Behind the Scenes with Art Streiber and Michele Romero.’

Thank you to everyone who attended our event last week at MOPA with photographer Art Streiber and special guest, Entertainment Weekly Photo Editor Michele Romero. We were happy to have a great turnout of students, members, old friends and new. Michele and Art gave an unforgettable presentation and behind the scenes tour of their most recent collaborations together. We are grateful for the support of our photo community, sponsors and partners who help make these events possible.

Photos © Stacy Keck


 

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‘Behind the Scenes with Art Streiber and Michele Romero’

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© Art Streiber

Join us for a behind the scenes experience including a talk and slide presentation at Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park on Thursday, March 14th, 2019.

APA | San Diego presents ‘Behind the Scenes with Photographer Art Streiber and special guest, Entertainment Weekly Photo Editor Michele Romero.’ The two will share their creative working process that helps them achieve dynamic images, discuss their past decade of collaboration and take attendees behind the scenes on a few of their recent shoots from concept, production, to execution.

Michele Romero has been with Entertainment Weekly since the first issue launched in 1990 and has contributed to more than 1500 issues to date. Art Streiber shot his first assignment for the magazine in 1996 and has since photographed over 30 covers for the magazine.

WHEN:
March 14, 2019 | Doors open at 6:00 pm and event starts at 6:30 pm

WHERE:
The Museum of Photographic Arts | 1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

COST:
APA and MOPA Members: $15
Students: $15
Affiliates (AIGA, ASMP, YBH, LPW): $20
Non-members: $25

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS NOW!


ABOUT:

Michele Romero is a Senior Level Original Image Content Creator with a focus on Global Pop Culture for a National Publication/Brand with Worldwide Social Media Reach. Translation: Senior Picture Editor for Entertainment Weekly Magazine. Romero has 30 years of experience producing award winning magazine photography and is passionate about the history of Photography, Film, Television, and Literature. She is a concept artist with many original ideas purchased or recreated by movie studios, television studios and record labels for marketing and advertising use. She loves photographers and photography but not necessarily in that order.

Art Streiber is a Los Angeles-based freelance photographer specializing in portrait, reportage, entertainment, and advertising photography. At the beginning of his career, Streiber served as co-bureau chief for Fairchild Publications in Milan, Italy, where he contributed to Women’s Wear Daily, W magazine, and M magazine.  Streiber currently serves on the Board of the Los Angeles Center of Photography and the PhotoPlus Expo Advisory Board. For the last decade, Streiber’s imagery has been selected to appear in American Photography and Communication Arts Photography Annual. He is inspired by the great portrait, fashion and documentary photographers of the mid 20th Century. Streiber was introduced to photography in middle school by his grandfather, an avid amateur with his own darkroom, and has a BA in Communications from Stanford University.

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Instagram Marketing for Photographers: A Crash Course with Ellie Pritts


© John Durant

Thank you for joining us for our Instagram marketing event with the very talented Ellie Pritts. We were so happy to see a great turnout of old friends and new faces for this informative presentation, which included her approach and some best practices for using Instagram. A big shout out to Ellie, our sponsors and hosts for their generosity and support!

We truly appreciate our local photo community who help make these events possible!


© Gary Allard


© Gary Allard

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Instagram Marketing for Photographers: A Crash Course with Ellie Pritts

Join APA|SD and Instagram superstar Ellie Pritts, Thursday, January 24, 2019 to explore how and why Instagram has become indispensable for marketing yourself as a photographer. In this seminar Ellie will be discussing the basics of a successful Instagram presence and how to grow your audience organically.

What will be covered:

  • Why you should be on Instagram
  • How to brand yourself on the platform
  • Finding your niche
  • The importance of finding inspiration accounts
  • Creating a strategy for your business
  • Basics of marketing on Instagram, paid and free
  • Instagram don’ts

Ellie is an acclaimed photographer and emerging director who has worked with companies like Pitchfork, VANS, Canon and Apple. Ellie was named one of the top photographers to follow on Instagram by TIME and launched Apple’s Instagram account, @apple in 2017.

When: Thursday, January 24th, 2019   |   Doors open at 6 and event starts at 6:30-8:30
Where: Marshall Williams and Chris Park Studios, 5343 Banks Street, San Diego, CA 92110
COST: (Early bird pricing goes up $5 per ticket after January 4th, 2019)
APA $10
Students $15
Affiliates (MOPA/AIGA) $15
Non-Members $20
Reserve your space now

Thank you to our event sponsors:
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APA | SD’s Holiday Party and Print Exchange


Photo © Gary Allard

EAT, DRINK & MERRY MERRY
Join us and other San Diego photographers at what is now a venerable tradition: arrive at Waypoint Public with a loose print and depart in the wee hours filled with winter cheer, your heart full of holiday spirit, your hands clutching a new and wonderful photograph. It’s a custom. It’s an age-old practice. It’s a party.

WHEN: 
Thursday, December 6th, 2018 at 6:30 pm

WHERE:
Waypoint Public  |  3794 30th Street  |  San Diego, CA 92104
Space is limited.

RSVP or QUESTIONS:
Email director@apasd.org by December 2nd, 2018

Untitled 2018 Winners Announced

APA|SD would like to thank all of the sponsors, attendees and participants who helped make the Untitled 2018 exhibition and auction a success. More than 275 entries were received and our judge, Thomas Werner, curated the top 20. The prints were displayed at Bread & Salt gallery for a one-night only event and silent auction benefiting the Museum of Photographic Arts and prizes were awarded for the top 3 submissions and people’s choice.

 

 

 

1st Prize: Michele Zousmer
2nd Prize: Lisa Griffiths
3rd Prize: Ed Masterson
People’s Choice: Gary Allard

Here are a few photos from the event courtesy of Gary Allard, Ken Hansen, and Bil Zelman.

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Thank you to all of our generous sponsors!