PORTFOLIO BOOTCAMP from Center!

Have you been looking for an intensive experience that helps you “maximize your impact” in the photographic market…the innovative folks at Center have come up with a solution….

PORTFOLIO BOOTCAMP: MAXIMIZE YOUR IMPACT

Portfolio Bootcamp is a weekend intensive workshop aimed at working with photographers of all levels in getting their portfolios in great shape. Bootcamp instructors will work with you to improve and maximize your impact for award submissions, portfolio reviews, fund-seeking campaigns, and meetings with industry professionals. Attendees receive hands on professional advice on editing, sequencing, presenting, and preparing to engage an audience.

Plenary presentations include Effective Artist Statements, Creating a Personal Brand, followed by intimate classroom discussions, and ending with one-on-one portfolio reviews of your work. Friday and Saturday evening panel discussions with the presenters will cover topics including Storytelling Techniques, Building Your Network, Motivating Your Audience, Funding Opportunities, Follow up, and more. This weekend intensive is designed to be fun, engaging, and productive.

Located at the historic and beautiful IHM Retreat and Conference Center in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains in Santa Fe, NM, participants are encouraged to stay on campus for an immersive experience.
SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

3:00-6:00pm

Check-in and registration
5:00-7:30pm

The Curve:
Indoor/Outdoor Photographic Exhibition and Reception
7:30pm

Presenting Your Work:
Panel Discussion with Curators, Editors and Publishing Experts

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
9:30-10:45am

Writing Effective Artist Statements
with Joanna Hurley and Katherine Ware
11:00-12:00pm

Breakout Classroom Sessions
12:00-1:00pm

Lunch
1:00-2:00pm

Creating a Personal Brand
with Robin Fisher-Roffer
2:15-4:45pm

Breakout Classroom Sessions:
Individual Portfolio Reviews
5:30-7:00pm

Wrap-Up Panel Discussion and Q&A with all Presenters
7:15-9:30pm

Dinner and Closing Reception

PRESENTERS
Maggie Blanchard, Director, Twin Palms Publishers
David Bram, Founder and Editor, Fraction Magazine
Amy Feitelberg,Photography Editor, Outside Magazine
Rob Haggart, Founder and Editor of aphotoeditor.com
Joanna Hurley, President HurleyMedia, Co-Founder of Radius Books
Melanie McWhorter, Book Division Manager, photo-eye Books and Prints
Robin Fisher-Roffer, CEO, Big Fish
Amber Terranova, Photo Editor, Photo District News (PDN)
Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography, New Mexico Museum of Art

Please note: breakout classroom sessions include (3) presenters per 16 photographers. There will be a curator, editor and publishing expert per each classroom.
TUITION
$395 BEFORE AUGUST 26, 2011; $445 THEREAFTER
CALL 505-984-8353 TO REGISTER. Animal PhotographerPrinceton NJ . CREDIT CARDS AND CHECKS ACCEPTED.

Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner

(2) one-on-one portfolio reviews
Branding Expert, Robin Fisher-Roffer’s new “Vook” (book) available for your iPad or iTunes
One year CENTER membership

Payment plans and limited scholarships available.
Campus housing from $55-$75 a night (not included in tuition)

Spaces are limited based on a first-come, first-served basis.