Atlanta Photoj Seminar & Contest Info

39th Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar

Early Registration & Contest Opens

The 39th Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar will be held Friday & Saturday December 2-3, 2011 at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North Hotel.  The annual seminar – which draws attendees from the U.S. and Canada – features Friday workshops, our Saturday speaker series, our print auction, a Saturday trade show and a photojournalism print and multimedia contest. Each evening, we’ll hold portfolio reviews where you’ll interact with our speakers, workshop leaders and peers.
First – about our contest. This year, we’ve made entering our photojournalism contest easier for you and eliminating that last minute dash to FedEx. Now all entries will be submitted via our FTP server through our partnership with our friends at US Presswire. Contest rules and information may be found at  http://www.photojournalism.org/contest/rules
Early registration opens today. We’re already the best value in pj education and networking, but early registration will save you even more! Find out more at   http://www.photojournalism.org/registration
Our Friday, December 2nd workshops are being finalized now.  Here’s a partial list of confirmed workshops…

Rich Addicks / “Producing DSLR Video Projects”
Deb Pang Davis / Cococella / “Branding Strategies & Marketing Yourself
Tom Kennedy / ASMP, Nat. Geo., Wash. Post, Newhouse Faculty / “Understanding the Changing Media Landscape
– Additional workshops will be announced on Monday October 17th –
Here’s this year’s all-star lineup of our Saturday, December 3rd featured speakers…
David Burnett / Contact Press Images
 Mary F. Calvert / ZUMAPress
 Barbara Davidson / The Los Angeles Times
 Mike Davis  /  Nat. Geo., Oregonian, White House, Picture Editor At Large
 Julie Jacobson / The Associated Press
 Greg Kahn / The Naples (FL) Daily News
We have a new hotel! This year we’ve moved to The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North Hotel where we’ve held the line on room rates to just $87 per night (plus tax). This is an extraordinary value and the offer is limited to the first 100 rooms – so make your reservations now at  http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/photojournalismseminar

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