Fall 2003 "Digital
Fine Art Photographer's Summit"
|Conference participants benefit from free products, attractive discounts & product presentations by each sponsor (find more info here)|
November 14th, 15th and 16th.
Friday (evening), Saturday and Sunday.
Country Inn and Suites
Hotel Web site : http://www.countryinns.com/deervalleyaz
1- Keynote Address by Michael Reichmann
This presentation will explore both the technical as well as aesthetic sides of photography and print production using digital technologies. It will be approximately 90 minutes long.
2- Individual Print reviews by Alain Briot, Steve Kossack, Michael Reichmann and Uwe Steinmueller
Each print review will be approximately 10-15 minutes per individual, covering at most 3-4 prints.
3- Seven 90 minutes Session Presentations
4- Meeting other Fine Art Photographers
Even if we present a lot of content at our summit, the key of every successful conference is meeting other people. We hope this summit will be a fun place to meet old and make new friends.
Tuesday, November 18th: Saguaro National Monument Workshop - Led by Alain and Natalie Briot
Alain Briot, Steve Kossack, Michael Reichmann and Uwe Steinmueller
|Alain Briot is one of the most successful fine art landscape photographers living in the United States today. Specializing in large format, Fine Art, landscape photography, Alain is the publisher of Beautiful-landscape.com and the author of a monthly series of articles on photography, Briot’s View, published on Luminous-landscape.com Alain’s work has been extensively published worldwide in books and magazine for over 15 years.|
|Born and raised in Southern California, Southwest photographer and workshop instructor Steve Kossack's forte is field workshops that concentrate on the Western part of the United States. Professionally trained in photography with the intent of teaching, Steve's approach differs from most: "I was experiencing these areas long before I had a camera" Steve states, "and today I feel privileged to be able to share my passion and knowledge with others." Steve's experience and way of seeing has brought enlightenment to many. His dedication and discipline to landscape photography can be seen in his many contributions to the Luminous Landscape and Video Journal and heard from the many that have benefited from his "F-8 And Be There" Workshops.|
|Michael Reichman is one of the world's leading photographic
educators. He is publisher of the highly regarded Luminous
Landscape web site, and also publisher of the quarterly DVD
video magazine, The Video Journal. He is also Contributing Editor to Photo
Techniques magazine. His wildlife and landscape photographs appear in
numerous books and magazines around the world.
Michael teaches several field workshops each year in exotic locations
around the world, and also conducts regular seminars for professional
photographers seeking to make the transition from traditional to digital
|Uwe Steinmueller is together with his wife (Bettina)
a digital fine art nature photographer (www.colors-by-nature.com)
and the publisher of Digital Outback Photo (www.outbackphoto.com).
Uwe is focused on the digital photography workflow (e.g. raw conversion),
color management and fine art printing.
Uwe Steinmueller will present sessions on workflow, raw files management,
profiling (both printers and your entire system) and printing.
Friday, November 14th
7 PM: Conference opens, welcome and keynote presentation by Michael Reichman: "Speaking Digital in an Analog World" 90 minutes. Open cash bar and hors d’oeuvres prior to and after keynote speaker.
Saturday, November 15th
8 AM: Registration and Gallery exhibit open
9 to 10:30 AM: First session
10:30 to 11 AM: Coffee break / Gallery Open
11:00 to 12:30 PM: Second session
12:30 to 1:30 PM: Lunch break / Gallery Open
1:30 to 3 PM: Third Session
3 to 3:30 PM: Coffee break / Gallery Open
3:30 to 5 PM: Fourth session
5 to 8 PM: Dinner / Gallery Open
8 to 10 PM:
Reservations are necessary for the print review. You will also be asked to choose who you want to review your work. Following your registration you will receive a confirmation with your scheduled print review appointment and your reviewer’s name (Alain Briot, Steve Kossack or Uwe Steinmueller).
Sunday, November 16th
8 AM: Gallery exhibit open
9 to 10:30 AM: Fifth session
10:30 to 11:00 AM: Coffee break / Gallery Open
11:00 to 12:30 PM: Sixth session
12:30 to 1:30 PM: Lunch break/gallery open.
1:30 to 3 PM: Seventh and last session -
3:00 to 3:30 PM: Coffee break / Gallery Open
3:30 PM: Conference concludes.
Session #1, Saturday, 9 to 10:30 AM
Uwe Steinmueller: Color Management and digital workflow essentials
Session #2, Saturday, 11:00 to 12:30
Alain Briot: Film-based color management and workflow
Session #3, Saturday, 1:30 to 3 PM
Uwe Steinmueller: Raw conversion Essentials
Session #4, Saturday, 3:30 to 5 PM
Alain Briot: Marketing your photographs in today’s economy
Session #5, Sunday, 9 to 10:30 AM
Uwe Steinmueller: Black & White printing on Epson 2200/7600/9600 printers from Black & White and color files
Session #6, Sunday, 11:00 to 12:30 PM
Alain Briot: Aesthetics & Photography: the importance of seeing photographically with both film & digital cameras
Session #7, Sunday, 1:30 to 3 PM
Joint session with Alain Briot, Steve Kossack Uwe Steinmueller - Comparing Analog and Digital Workflow
|Additional Benefits offered by our Sponsors|
"Phase One A/S, maker of the highly regarded Capture One DSLR
RAW Workflow Software is proud to be a participating sponsor of the
Digital Fine Art Photographer's Summit. We feel that
the information that will be available within the seminars will be of
great value to the
In addition, as a special incentive for paid Summit participants, we are making the Pro Edition of Capture One DSLR available for the special pricing of $349, and the Limited Edition for just $59. You may purchase at these very special promotion prices at any time after you have paid your Summit registration fee. Just mention that you wish to make the purchase and you will put in touch with Capture One directly for details.
And as if that were not enough, Phase One will be giving away 5 free copies of Capture One DSLR Pro Edition in a drawing to be held at the Summit Conference. We look forward to seeing you there!"
We will raffle off from Adobe:
GretagMacbeth will raffle off at the summit:
LexJet Direct will have a 7600 printer at the show.
|Big Raffle (prizes provided by our sponsors)|
|List as of 8/1/2003|
|Conference Registration fees|
Regular registration: $499 only
Your registration is not complete until we receive your completed registration
form and your check (or credit card information)
Registration is a 2 step process:
|Check & Creditcard|
|Send your check or credit card information with your registration form (see below)|
|In any case we need your completed registration form|
|You can download the registration form from here.|
|Note: No registration is complete without payment and completed registration form|
|One day workshops following the conference (open to conference participants only).|
|For detailed information check here.|
|Country Inn and Suites
20221 N. 29th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85027
Phone: 1-800-456-4000 / 623-879-9000
contact person: Tracy Williams, Sales Manager
Hotel Web site : http://www.countryinns.com/deervalleyaz
We have a special room rate of only $79 for conference members. To get this rate participants need to mention they are attending the Fall 2003 Digital Fine Art Photographers Summit.
Here is the toll free reservation line for the Summit Hotel: 1-800-456-4000 This is the number you need to call to get the special "Summit hotel rate." Make sure to mention that you are attending the "Fall 2003 Digital Fine Art Photographers Summit to get this rate.
|In case you need to cancel the summit we can refund your fees if you can name a replacement attendee and he pays his full fees.|
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