Entries by carolyn

Tomorrow is the inaugural portfolio review day at Chicago Creative Review

I will be one of the portfolio reviewers participating at the inaugural day of the Chicago Creative Review event. I will be joining 9 Chicago ad agency art buyers, 12 art directors/creative directors, 2 photo editors, and 9 photo reps at the studio of the late Steve Grubman at 456 N Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60642 […]

I’m heading to California next week to see two great photo exhibitions in LA and then do portfolio reviews at The Palm Springs Photo Fest

Next week I’m headed to Los Angeles to attend the 2nd annual Paris Photo LA fine art photo exhibition which is being held April 25-27th.  I was amazed last year at its inaugural exhibition at the depth and breadth of the work shown. Can’t wait to go again. Once again, it’s being held at the same great venue:  Paramount Studios on […]

How to “impress the judges” at a face-to-face photography portfolio review.

[This article originally appeared as one of my regular contributions to the ASMP’s Strictly Business blog. ] “And now…. you are live!” Ever feel like your in-person portfolio presentation is a bit like being a contestant on American Idol? Whether you’re “performing” at a one-on-one portfolio presentation or at a portfolio review event (where you’ve […]

Photo marketing workshop: Turning your Photo Passion into a Profitable Photo Business Feb. 22-23 in Santa Fe

Time is running out to register for my Feb. 22-22 two-day photo marketing intensive at the Santa Fe Photo Workshops. I’m thrilled to be doing this workshop at Santa Fe Photo Workshops, which is one of the most respected photo workshop organizations in the United States. The 2-day workshop format will provide attendees with both […]

“What next?!? Creating a viable Plan B” is my next photo marketing seminar

On November 15th, 2013 I’ll be one of the faculty presenters at the  Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar which is being held Nov. 14-16th at the Westin Atlanta North hotel. Their registration sign-up page is here. My photography marketing workshop will be entitled “What next?!? Charting a viable Plan B for photojournalists.” As we all know, photographers working […]

Photographers! Use your multi-media skills. Win a prize. Save democracy.

Faux “photo contests” pitched to aspirational photographers abound. There seems to be a new one every month. Winning one of “those” contest rarely, if ever gets you hired. They serve primarily to stroke your ego and make money for the contest sponsor. However, here’s one contest you should consider entering– as a photographer and as a […]