FOTOVISURA PAVILLION, San Juan, Puerto Rico

If you are not familiar with the FotoVisura empire, now is a good time to explore the many options and opportunities they provide for photographers around the globe. FotoVisura is an organization that provides consultations, workshops, grants, and produces one of the most stellar on-line publications in the photo world, Visura Magazine. Their newest offering is a 4 day photography event set in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
FotoVisura Inc. is
delighted to announce The
2012 FotoVisura Pavilion 
in
San Juan, Puerto Rico
 (August 30th-September 2nd, 2012) –
a four-day contemporary photography event celebrating international and local
photography through exhibitions, panel talks, and a portfolio consultation
and review. Sponsored by the Viso Lizardi Family, The 2012 FotoVisura Pavilion
is made possible in Puerto Rico with the support ofThe Sheraton Puerto Rico
Hotel and Casino, El Nuevo Dia and Buena Vibra Group, as well as many
other local and international institutions. This year’s Guest Curator is Whitney
Johnson, Director of Photography at The New Yorker. Co-founded by Adriana
Teresa and Graham Letorney 
FotoVisura Inc. is a
publishing, production, design, and online media company dedicated to
photography. FV Inc. has produced Visura Magazine (2009), The FotoVisura
Pavilion (2009), FotoVisura.com (2010), The FotoVisura Grant (2010), The
FotoVisura Panel Discussions (2010), The FotoVisura Portfolio Consultation
and Review (2011) and The Photo Editing Summer Sessions at the Visura
Lodge (2012) in 
Stowe, Vermont.
A note from the
co-foundersWe welcome you to join us, and truly hope to see you in Puerto
Rico! To anyone who is interested in participating in our events or
coming down for the weekend—do contact us at [email protected] 
We can offer great discount
rates with the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino, as well as with
Delta Airlines.

The Portfolio
Consultation & Review

As part of the 2012
FotoVisura Pavilion, FotoVisura Inc. 


announces the
first FotoVisura Portfolio Consultation and Review at the Sheraton Puerto
Rico Hotel & Casino
 in


San Juan, Puerto Rico on
Saturday, September 1, 2012. A dynamic session in which a
photographer presents  their work in one-on-one sessions with each of
the participating editors. The goal is to assist with the
preparation of a portfolio or projectfor formal presentation. The
editorial team includes the Visura Magazinestaff as well as a
carefully selected group of leading photography editors and
curators. Each editor will meet with participants individually
to review and give consultation on portfolios. Through this process,
each photographer will receive a highly productive 3 hour
intensive workshop with a variety of perspectiveand approaches from
leading professionals.

Date: September 1, 2012
Location: Sheraton
Hotel & Casino, 200 Convention Blvd., 
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Registration
Fee: $125.00
Capacity: 33
participants
Schedule:
8:00-8:45am-Registration
9:00-12:00am-Session I
1:00-1:45pm-Registration
2:00-5:00pm-Session II
Participating
Editors
Rocio Aranda-Alvarado,
Curator/ El Museo del Barrio
Carrie Levy, Senior Photo
Editor/ Wired Magazine
Christina Cahill, NY
Deputy Editor/ Reportage by
Getty
Images
Elizabeth
Krist, Senior Photo Editor/ National Geographic
James Estrin, Senior
Staff Photographer & co-Editor/ NY Times Lens   Blog
Deborah
Dragon, Deputy Editor/ Rolling Stone
Magazine
Whitney
Johnson, Director of Photography/ The New Yorker
Myles
Little, Associate Photo Editor/ Time Magazine
Larissa Vázquez
Zapata, Editor/ El Nuevo Dia
Lilliana
Ramos-Collado, Curator/ Puerto Rico
Museum of Contemporary Art
Architect Luis
Gutierrez, Collector & Owner/ The
Gutierrez-Bermudez Collection
Graham
Letorney, co-Founder/ FotoVisura Inc., Editor/ Visura Magazine’s Spotlight &
Guest Curator/ 100
Words on NPR Picture Show Blog
Patricia Nagy
Travieso, Executive Editor/ Elle Magazine’s International Edition
Thursday:
Events:
3:00-5:00pm, Walkthrough
at The Gutierrez-Bermúdez Collection, 644 Ave. Fernandez Juncos (SOLD
OUT)
Photo Gallery Nights,
Part I:
Hours: 6:00pm-10:00pm
Sheraton Puerto Rico
Hotel & Casino, 200 Convention Boulevard, San Juan, Puerto
Rico (Cocktail from 6-7pm)
ArtLab 753, 753 Av
Fernández Juncos San Juan, Puerto Rico (Cocktail from 7-10pm)
Roberto Paradise, 610-614
Calle Hipódromo San Juan, Puerto Rico (Cocktail from 7-10pm)
Casa Aboy, 900 Ave. Juan
Ponce de León, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Friday:
Events:
8:00-9:00am: Deborah
Dragon, Deputy Editor for Rolling Stone Magazine will give a talk
at St. John’s High School about being a
Photo Editor.
9:00-11:00am: Walkthrough
Tour at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (SOLD
OUT)
9:30-11:30am: The
FotoVisura Panel Discussion on Photojournalism & The Ethics of
Photojournalism  Today at El Nuevo Dia Central Offices: Moderated by
Whitney Johnson (DP at The New Yorker) with James Estrin (NY Times), Myles
Little (Time Magazine) and Elizabeth Krist (National Geographic)
12:00-2:00pm: Lunch
at The Parrot Club (SOLD
OUT)
2:00-4:00pm: Walkthrough
Tour at Museo de las Américas of the Bienal de Fotografía de Puerto
Rico with The Puerto Rico
Museum of Contemporary Art
 Curator Lilliana Ramos and Executive
Director and Head Curator Marianne Ramírez Aponte (SOLD OUT).
Photo Gallery Nights,
Part II:
Hours: 6:00pm-10:00pm
Private Cocktail /
Invitation Only, at Casa Aboy, 900 Avenida Ponce de León San Juan, Puerto Rico
Lobby at the Sheraton
Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, 200 Convention Boulevard, San Juan Puerto
Rico
ArtLab 753, 753 Av
Fernández Juncos San Juan, Puerto Rico
Roberto Paradise, 610-614
Calle Hipódromo San Juan, Puerto Rico
Saturday:
Events:
7:30-10:00pm: Underground Dining Club / Benefit
Event for CEIP-PR (SOLD OUT)
Galleries/ Exhibitions
Hours: 12:00pm-6:00pm
Lobby at the
Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, 200 Convention Boulevard, San
Juan, Puerto Rico
ArtLab 753, 753 Av Fernández
Juncos San Juan, Puerto Rico
Roberto Paradise, 610-614
Calle Hipódromo San Juan, Puerto Rico
Casa Aboy, 900 Ave. Juan
Ponce de León, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sunday:
Events:
Walkthrough
Tour at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (1-3pm) (SOLD
OUT)
Galleries/ Exhibitions
Hours: 12:00pm-6:00pm
Lobby at the
Sheraton Puerto RIco Hotel & Casino, 200 Convention Boulevard, San
Juan, Puerto Rico
ArtLab 753, 753 Av
Fernández Juncos San Juan, Puerto Rico
Roberto Paradise, 610-614
Calle Hipódromo San Juan, Puerto Rico
Casa Aboy, 900 Ave. Juan
Ponce de León, San Juan, Puerto Rico