FOTOWEEK: APA|DC’s Annual Portfolio Reviews

APA|DC Annual Mid-Atlantic Portfolio Reviews

This is an acceptance only portfolio review for professional commercial and editorial photographers at Dupont Underground in the heart of Washington, DC. This is a once-a-year opportunity to share new work and meet with creatives from around the mid-Atlantic, one-on-one. Afterwards, stay to hang out in the Underground for a social hour with the reviewers.

Each participant will have (3) 17 minute reviews with some of the top creatives in the region from organizations and companies including AARP, Discovery, Ogilvy, Capital One, Washingtonian Magazine, Smithsonian and more. There is a possibility that additional review slots will become available, a la carte, in October.

WHEN        October 18th – 6:30 – 9:00. First reviews begin promptly at 7 pm.

WHERE     Dupont Underground, 19 Dupont Circle NW, Washington, DC. Entrance down the red staircase next to Starbucks.

PRICING    $75 for Professional/Leader level APA members; $95 for other APA members: $125 for the general public. (Refunds may be given on a case by case basis.)


The Reviewers (alphabetical by company):

1. Jill Foley – AARP

2. Caroline Sheen – Air and Space Magazine

3. David Sanchez – APCO Worldwide

4. Tina Caye – Capital One

5. Cory Lawrence – Discovery

6. Kat Scott – Fathom Creative

7. Jamin Hoyle – Freelance

8. Louise Salas – Freelance

9. Stacy Swiderski – Freelance

10. Campbell Kawka – ISL

11. Claudia Barac-Roth – Marriner Marketing

12. Gretchen Carswell – MDB Communications

13. Nicole Cantarella – Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

14. Julie Hau – National Geographic

15. Kai Fang – Ogilvy Washington

16. Shawn Huddleston – Rosetta Stone

17. Bill Cutter – Smith Gifford

18. Kevin Richards + Jason Free – Subject Matter

19. Jeff Campagna – Smithsonian Magazine

20. Anna Marina Savvidis – Washingtonian Magazine

See Reviewer Biographies


There are several steps in the process, so please read and follow each step completely. Questions? Email Erika Nizborski at or Jason Hornick at