PhotoShelter is holding a series of town hall meetings in six U.S. cities this September to discuss the business of photography in the age of the Internet.
â€œPhotography 2.0: The Business of Photography in the Web Eraâ€ is all about online marketing, image selling and distribution; it will bring together active image buyers and photographers from all sides of the business to discuss the impact of the Internet on their industry.
The series will commence in New York City on September 14, 2007, with subsequent events to be held in Atlanta, September 17; Chicago, September 19; Portland, OR, September 24; San Francisco, September 26; and the Los Angeles-area, September 28. Photographers of any experience level who are interested in the future of commercial photography are encouraged to attend.
Speakers include: Brittney Blair, Art Director for Chicago Magazine; George Pitts, Professor of Photography at Parsons School of Design and former Photography Director at Life magazine; Marnie Beardsley, Global Director of Art Buying, Weiden + Kennedy; Jennifer Miller, former Director of Photography, JANE magazine; Shannon Hall, Photo Director, BlackBook Magazine; Asha Schecter, former Photo Research Editor, The New Yorker; and over 20 photographers including Bill Frakes, Chase Jarvis, Amanda Marsalis, Chris McPherson, Brian Ulrich, Michael Zagaris and many more.
There is no cost to register for Photography 2.0, but space is limited so interested attendees are encouraged to sign up before the appointed time.