Hot App, Coming Through! PhotoPlus Expo is Fast Approaching!

ppe2013_300x125For years we have been attending the best photographic trade fair in the world:
PHOTOPLUS EXPO!
If you want to see the latest gear, put your hands on it, and shoot away. Come Here.
If you want to hear form the masters in the business. Come Here If you want to hang with your fellow photogs as you make your way through aisle after aisle of all things photographic.
Come Here.

OK, where is here?
The Javits Center in NYC, OCT. 24-26th, 2013

Quite honestly, this will be the strongest, richest 3 days you’ll spend in photography this year.

The trade show floor has some amazing deals, so if you’re ready to buy, bring your list. And if your still shopping, this show will make up your mind.

ppe_app_download_300x125_v2And if you ARE coming, download this app. There is so much good stuff you’ll need to keep track.

I’ve been coming here for about 7 years and I wouldn’t miss it for anything.

All of that said, if you can’t make it, and we totally understand, we will be doing solid coverage complete with best of the show, videos, and photos of the whole shebang.

Along with over 250 exhibitors, check out this highlight list of speakers.
And remember , there is so much more:

Over 130 of the Biggest Names in Photography Gather to Speak at PhotoPlus Expo in Celebration of its 30th Anniversary

Rare Opportunity to Meet, Mingle, and Learn from World Renowned Photographers
and Instructors Through an Extensive Series of Seminars

NEW YORK, NY — October 3, 2013 – The biggest names in photography will come to New York to celebrate the 30th anniversary of PhotoPlus Expo, and for three days share a lifetime of lessons learned through a series of seminars that will leave attendees inspired and ready to put their newfound knowledge immediately into practice. Referred to as “the largest photography classroom in America,” PhotoPlus Expo — October 24-26 — will conduct more than 90 seminars, and panel discussions with more than 130 world renowned pros who are ready to share their expertise and tips for success through informative and inspirational discussions and awe-inspiring imagery.

PhotoPlus Expo provides attendees a rare opportunity to attend a wide range of creative, technical and business seminars conducted by the world’s very best pros, conveniently located under a single roof. A small sampling of presenters this year include, Joe McNally, Art Streiber, Jody Quon, Gregory Heisler, Douglas Kirkland, James Estrin, Guy Aroch, Cliff Mautner, Corey Rich, Lynn Goldsmith, Olivia Bee, Ed Kashi, Ron Haviv, Tyler Stableford, Brian Storm, Chris Boot, Lou Jones, Zack Arias, and Alex Buono, to name only a few.

“The world’s most respected photographers, instructors, and creative pros all attend PhotoPlus Expo to teach, as well as to learn,” explains Lauren Wendle, vice president and publisher, The Photo Group. “The opportunity for show attendees to learn the latest techniques from the best image makers in an environment that is inviting, intimate, and reciprocal, is what makes PhotoPlus Expo the most exciting 3-day event in the photo industry.”

Attendees can view the list of extensive seminars during PhotoPlus Expo by visiting the seminar schedule online.

In addition to seminars, and panel discussions, attendees should add the daily keynote presentation to their schedules including Astronaut Dr. Donald Pettit (Thursday), photographer and musician Mark Seliger (Friday), and photographer and storyteller Rick Smolan (Saturday). Keynotes will be presented each day from 12:00 noon — 1:00 p.m.

Following is a description of only a few seminars attendees can experience at PhotoPlus Expo this year:

Thursday, October 24

1:30 — 3:30 p.m.
James Estrin, Ben Lowy, Diana Markosian
Making A Living as a Young Photographer
James Estrin, co-editor of the New York Times Lens Blog will moderate a panel of young photographers who will discuss the different approaches they’ve taken in trying to forge a career as an editorial and documentary photographer today.

4:00 — 6:00 p.m.
Cliff Mautner
Creating Texture, Dimension and Mood with Light
It’s all about light. Natural light, artificial light, directional light, harsh light, flat light, dim light, no light, too much light. Knowing how to use various types of light is the key to creating texture, dimension and mood with your images. Join Cliff Mautner as he empowers attendees with a crash course on creating dramatic images in various lighting conditions and share a range of techniques that you’ll be able to take with you and implement right away.

4:00 — 6:00 p.m.
Corey Rich
Evolving Your Craft: The Path From Still to Motion
Corey Rich provides a step-by-step explanation of how to transition your career from still photography to motion, and discusses the skill sets you can use from still photography to build a creative approach to motion storytelling, along with the equipment and technical skills needed to enter the filmmaking world. The goal of this presentation is to help attendees build a profitable business based on the foundation of still photography with enormous growth opportunities in the filmmaking world.


Friday, October 25

1:30 — 3:30 p.m.
Lynn Goldsmith
Rock and Roll Stories
Lynn Goldsmith shares how her career took shape and what it takes to build a successful career in portraiture, especially celebrity portraits. In stories to accompany her images, Goldsmith takes you into the photo studio, the tour bus, the concert hall and the streets. Her photographs, her reminiscences and observations are filled with tips about how to get the subject to do more than what’s expected. Come armed with questions—at the end of the session there will be time for a question and answer session with the audience.

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Upcoming Events

  • PhotoPlus Expo
  • Oct.30-Nov.1, 2014
  • Javits Center
  • NYC, NY
  • Conference and Expo

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Current Exhibitions

  • The Getty Museum
  • “Convergences: Selected Photographs from the Permanent Collection “
  • July 8–October 19, 2014, The Getty Center
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA 90049
  • Tel: 212.570.3600
  • Whitney Musuem
  • “Edward Hopper and Photography”
  • July 17th – Oct.19th, 2014
  • 945 Madison Ave.
  • New York City, New York 10021
  • Tel: 212.570.3600
  • Annenberg Space For Photography
  • “Country: Portraits of American Sound”
  • May 31st -Sept. 28th, 2014
  • 2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10
  • Century City, CA. 90067
  • Tel: 213.403.3000
  • ICP
  • Sebastio Selgado – Genesis
  • Sept.19, 2014 – Jan 15th,2015
  • 1133 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street
  • New York, NY 10036
  • Phone: 212.857.0000
  • Getty Center
  • Convergences: Selected photographs from the Permanent Collection
  • July 8th-Oct.19th, 2014
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • Marco Breuer -Zero Base
  • Sept.4th- Nov.1, 2014
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Saul Leiter
  • Sept 18- Oct. 25th, 2014
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • Underwater
  • July 11th-September 15th, 2014
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio
  • February 8–October 5, 2014
  • 11 West 53rd Street
  • NYC,NY
  • 10019-5497
  • (212) 708-9400
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Now You See It: Photography and Concealment
  • March 31st-Sept 1, 2014
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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