Lauren Steel: Northern Short Course

Dates: Mar 5 - 7,
Location: 
Fairfax, VA
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Portfolio Reviews: Lauren Steel



The 39th Annual Northern Short Course (NSC) will be held March 5-7, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Fairfax in Fairfax, VA.

This three-day event is packed with more than two dozen workshops on a variety of topics relevant to professionals and students in the field of visual journalism.

Learn from and network with industry leaders, as they share their work and discuss what makes them successful.  Choose from a variety of workshops and lectures on topics such as business practices, multimedia, lighting, virtual reality, video storytelling and more.

Sign up for one-on-one portfolio reviews from top photo editors and photographers. Meet manufacturers and suppliers of photographic equipment, presenting the latest technology available.  You won’t find a more diverse conference – there’s something for everyone!

Save the date for the NSC Contest Awards and NPPA Annual Awards reception, Saturday, March 7, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Fairfax following the conclusion of the 2020 Northern Short Course.


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Elizabeth Krist and Sarah Leen: Leica Women Foto Project

Date: March 7, 2020
Location: Leica Gallery, Boston
Event: Women Focus Portfolio Review
Reviewesr: Elizabeth Krist and Sarah Leen


Leica is honored to showcase a unique visual series told by photographers Debi Cornwall, Yana Paskova and Eva Woolridge, the award recipients from the inaugural Leica Women Foto Project in the initiative’s first gallery exhibition.

Join the Opening Reception on March 5th, followed by the Artist Talk on March 6th to get the full experience. Portfolio Reviews take place on March 7.

 https://us.leica-camera.com/World-of-Leica/Leica-Women-Foto-Project/Summit
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Elizabeth Krist: The Story Behind the Image

Date: March 17, 2020
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: School of Visual Arts Theatre NYC, NY
Event: The Story Behind the Image
Reviewer: Elizabeth Krist, panel moderator

The Lucie Foundation, in partnership with Canon, proudly presents The Story Behind the Image, the first in a series of panel discussions profiling the work of photojournalists who shed light on the plight of people around the world.

Up-and-coming documentary photographer Natalie Keyssar, Lucie Humanitarian Award-winning photographer and Canon Explorer of Light, Stephanie Sinclair, and World Press Photograph of the Year winner and 2018 Lucie Impact Award winner John Moore will be on the panel.

This discussion will be moderated by Elizabeth Krist, former Senior Photo Editor, National Geographic   It will take place at 7:30 pm at SVA (The School of Visual Arts), 209 E 23rd St. New York, NY 10010 and will last approximately an hour and a half. It is free of charge to attend.


Lucie Foundation
Honoring, Discovering, Cultivating And Promoting photography worldwide.
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New York Times Portfolio Reviews

Dates: Mar 27 - 29, 2020
Location: The City University of New York, School of Journalism NYC
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event: Portfolio Reviews and Editing Workshop
Attending: Elizabeth Cheng Krist
Sarah Leen

The New York Times and The City University of New York will bring together 110 talented photographers with 75 top photo editors, publishers, curators, gallery owners and video producers, for the 8th annual New York Portfolio Review on March 27, 28 and 29 in New York City.

Now a mainstay of photo events in the United States, the review convenes members of the photographic community to meet, trade ideas, help each other — and have fun. This year there will be a full day of classes, workshops and presentations for the photographers on Friday March 27,  focusing on working with curators and photo editors, book publishing, running a business and negotiating contracts, community engagement strategies, editing and sequencing your own photos  and self-care among other topics. On Saturday each participant will receive six private critiques and on Sunday  they will have four private critiques.
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Sarah Leen: National Geographic Expeditions

Dates: , 2020
Location: 
Tallinn, Estonia
Time: 
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Event: 
Panel Discussion
Speakers: 
Sarah Leen & Gráinne McCarthy


The Future of Everything: Exploring Global Innovation by Private Jet 

  • Gain unique perspectives on advances in science and technology—from brain science to climate change—with insights from National Geographic experts and Wall Street Journal reporters and editors.

  • Join former National Geographic Director of Photography Sarah Leen and Wall Street Journal deputy chief news editor Gráinne McCarthy to discover Tallinn, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe and a hub for the future of cyber technology.

The Future of Everything: Exploring Global Innovation by Private Jet
Embark on a luxury around the world tour with National Geographic Expeditions. Our tour package includes stops in Japan, Mongolia and Iceland.
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Sarah Leen: Santa Fe Photo Workshops

Dates: July 26-31, 2020
Location: 
Sante Fe, New Mexico
Time: 
All-day
Event: 
Editing the Visual Narrative

Instructors:
Sarah Leen & Bill Marr

During an instructive and inspirational week, Sarah Leen, Founder / Editor of The Visual Thinking Collective and award-winning former Director of Photography for National Geographic magazine, and Bill Marr, former creative director at National Geographic and former director of photography at The Nature Conservancy, will work with you and your projects to introduce you to a skill set essential for every photographer: the art of visual storytelling and photo editing.

This class is for the photographer with an ongoing, or completed, visual project who wishes to move their work from a random collection of images to a compelling and dynamic visual narrative. In this workshop we will examine the elements of storytelling to offer you a clear, step-by-step approach to refining your storytelling skills, organizing your images, and editing your photographs into an exhibit, book, or publishable story.

In a fun, collaborative and inspirational environment you will see presentations by the instructors, do editing exercises and then concentrate on organizing and editing your own projects learning from each other’s solutions and successes. This week is not about creating new images but about taking your storytelling projects to the next level.  


To apply: https://santafeworkshops.com/workshop/editing-the-visual-story-2/

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Sarah Leen: Maine Media Workshops

Dates: August 16-22, 2020
Location: 
Rockport, Maine
Time: 
All-day
Event: 
Editing the Visual Narrative

Instructors:
Sarah Leen & Bill Marr

During an instructive and inspirational week, Sarah Leen, award-winning Founder / Editor of The Visual Thinking Collective and former Director of Photography for National Geographic magazine, and Bill Marr, former creative director at National Geographic and former director of photography at The Nature Conservancy, will work with you and your projects to introduce you to a skill set essential for every photographer: the art of visual storytelling and photo editing. 

This class is for the photographer with an ongoing, or completed, visual project who wishes to move their work from a random collection of images to a compelling and dynamic visual narrative. In this workshop we will examine the elements of storytelling to offer you a clear, step-by-step approach to refining your storytelling skills, organizing your images, and editing your photographs into an exhibit, book, or publishable story.

In a fun, collaborative and inspirational environment you will see presentations by the instructors, do editing exercises and then concentrate on organizing and editing your own projects learning from each other’s solutions and successes. This week is not about creating new images but about taking your storytelling projects to the next level.  


To apply: https://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/item/editing-the-visual-narrative/



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Elizabeth Krist: Your Work and Its Audience

Dates: October 18-24, 2020
Location:  NYC
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event: Workshop and Editing
Attending: Elizabeth Cheng Krist


In this workshop, participants will gain insights from a diverse range of industry experts on advancing their project towards targeted presentation. This includes researching your topic and finding its audience, working to edit a project to its strengths and present it to potential venues, publishers, and other constituencies.
 
Author, educator, and mentor Mary Virginia Swanson will be the lead faculty member, presenting a series of illustrated lectures that will broaden your industry awareness on a range of key issues. Topics discussed include the evolving editorial market, the challenges to the traditional gallery market, identifying new buyers for fine prints and licensing rights, understanding exhibition venues to maximize opportunities, and the role publications can play in promoting your work. Additionally, she will meet with each participant to help identify appropriate audiences for their work and discuss how to effectively market to them.


At the start of the workshop, Swanson will be joined by award-winning photo editor Elizabeth Krist for a 2-day editing session of students’ work. Through classroom talks and interactive demonstrations, you will learn the nuances of editing your photographs. Krist will work with each participant to edit images brought to the workshop, helping you to reveal the heart of your project.

Mary Virginia Swanson's photography workshop “Your Work and Its Audience: Making the Match, NYC 2020 — La Luz Workshops

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Elizabeth Krist: Siena International Photo Awards

Date: October 23-25, 2020
Location: Siena, Italy
Event: Siena International Photo Award
Jury: Elizabeth Krist



Siena International Photo Awards is a photographic contest open to professional and non-professional photographers from all around the world.
SIPA is one of the photo contests with the highest international participation ever. The 2019 edition received nearly 48.000 images from amateur and professional photographers from 156 countries worldwide.


The Jurors | SIPAContest | Siena International Photography Awards
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