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APA-DC Sunday Open Studio

April 27th, 2017 Comments off

Join APA-DC on Sunday, April 30th from 11am-5pm for an in-depth exploration various lighting modifiers, and more! 

Please bring any equipment you would like to experiment with. This event is intended to go beyond the demo, onsite demonstrations will kick off the event.

Location

HOIST

2807 Merrilee Drive

Fairfax, VA 22031

HOIST is a boutique studio in Fairfax VA that caters to creative professionals who appreciate high production capability and great value.

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Survey About Internet Infringement

February 15th, 2017 Comments off

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American Photographic Artists Advocacy Call to Action

Survey about Internet Infringement

Why another survey?

Because the Copyright Office is asking questions and we have an incredible opportunity to provide valuable information about issues facing professional photographers.

Please participate.

This survey is being conducted by the Copyright Alliance.

APA is a member so if you are an APA member, you are part of the Copyright Alliance as well.

From the Copyright Alliance:

Over the last year, the Copyright Office has been conducting a study of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).  (The DMCA is a section of the copyright law that shields internet providers and websites from liability if they take down infringing material from their sites when notified by copyright holders).

The Copyright Alliance has been actively participating in this study to make sure that individual creators like yourself have a voice. 

Last year, APA created a survey to find out what creators’ experiences have been like using the DMCA.

The Copyright Office has request additional information, so we have created a second survey and we are again asking for your help in completing it.

Please complete the Copyright Alliance survey no later than February 17, 2017.

It should take you no longer than 15 minutes to complete.

We need your help to better understand how the DMCA works (and doesn’t) for the creative community and to let the government know so they can keep what works and fix what doesn’t.

Please help us advocate for you by completing the survey.

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Sunday Open Studio – February 12th

February 10th, 2017 Comments off

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Join APA this Sunday, Feb. 12th from 11am-5pm for an in-depth exploration of the many different looks you can accomplish with just one strobe head.

Please bring any equipment you would like to experiment with. This event is intended to go beyond the demo though, onsite demonstrations will kick off the event.

 

HOIST is a boutique studio in Fairfax VA that caters to creative professionals who appreciate high production capability and great value.
The Host, Carlton Wolfe is a DC-based editorial and commercial photographer who loves to experiment with (and talk about) the process and technique of creating interesting and expressive visuals in-camera. Check out some of his experiments on Instagram (@carltonwolfe) and search #apadc_sos_feb2017 for examples of images made in-camera with only one strobe and no other natural or ambient light.

You can get your tickets HERE

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Capture One Training – January 28th

January 26th, 2017 Comments off

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If you are currently not a member of APA and you join at any level between today and 1/27/17 you will be eligible to purchase your C1 Training ticket for $99.00!
Tickets
Pro and Leader APA Members $99
All APA Members $125
General Public $150

Where: RENÉE COMET’S Studio
2141 Wisconsin Ave I, NW
Washington, DC 20007
When: Saturday January 28th, 2017
9:00am- 3:00pm
Details at APADC.COM
Tickets HERE

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Capture One Training

December 14th, 2016 Comments off

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SAVE THE DATE!

Capture One Training!

Saturday January 28th, 2017

APA is excited to announce that they will be offering a one-day training class on Capture One.  Only 15 spots will be available to allow for hands on experience for all attendees, so please reserve tickets as early as possible

Tickets go on sale:

Friday December 16th for Pro and Leader APA Members $99

Friday December 30th for All APA Members $125

Friday January 6th for General Public $150

Where: RENÉE COMET’S Studio

2141 Wisconsin Ave I, NW

Washington, DC 20007

When: Saturday January 28th, 2017

9:00am- 3:00pm

Stay tuned for more info! Details at APADC.COM

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APA December 7th Coffee Break

December 1st, 2016 Comments off

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Join everyone at APA at 2:30 PM on Wednesday 12/7 for a Coffee Break over at the newly reopened Smithsonian National Gallery of Art’s East Wing Gallery. The meeting is in the Terrace Cafe along with an informal discussion on all things 2017! Afterwards we will visit the Photography Reinvented show. This event is FREE and open to EVERYONE.

You can RSVP on facebook here.

WHEN: Wednesday 12/7/16 @ 2:30 PM

WHERE: Smithsonian National Gallery of Art in the Terrace Cafe

CLOSEST METRO: Green/ Yellow Line Navy Memorial/ Archives stop

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Beyond the Fundamentals: Composition and The Digital Darkroom

November 15th, 2016 Comments off

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The class will revolve around taking your photography to the next level. How do you become a “better” photographer? What kinds of gear will help your imagery? Students will also learn how composition affects the viewer. In addition, there will be a hands on section that each student will give you the opportunity to use their camera.

The second part of the class will focus on The Digital Darkroom. What are the differences between jpg and raw files? What are the benefits of shooting raw files? And how do we process raw files. Adobe Elements will be briefly talked about as well as Adobe Lightroom.
In addition we will look at two tools for when we take quick shots with our phone; that is Snapseed and The Photographer’s Ephemeris

For questions regarding class content contact:
Info@torrenzanophotography.com

Location:

Ace Photo
44710 Cape Court Suite 122
Ashburn, VA 20147

 

Price $49.00 + handling fee

3 Hour Class – 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Wednesday November 16th

Click Here to Register

 

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SOS & Swap Meet

August 23rd, 2016 Comments off

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In this iteration, we’ll be exploring the use of lighting gels for both color correction and creative expression; powering up a custom built RAIN MACHINE for a demo shoot; and, as always, exploring different lighting mods and techniques.

BUY SELL TRADE!

Do you have gear collecting dust? It might be time to take inventory and unload your underused gear.  Entry to this event includes a table for you to participate in the gear swap. PLEASE RSVP to let us know if you’ll be selling anything.

All sales are between the private sellers and buyers. APA will not take a cut of any transactions and is not responsible for items sold. No dealers, please.

 

More information at www.apadc.com

 

When     Sunday, August 28th from 11 am – 5 pm.

Where   HOIST Studio – 2807 Merrilee Drive Suite E,Fairfax, VA

Cost

$10 (APA members)

$20 (ASMP, WPOW, NPPA, WHNPA)

$30 general public

Please note that all prices will be +$10 at the door.

You can get your tickets HERE

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DC Photo & Video Industry Happy Hour

August 14th, 2016 Comments off

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Join APA on Tuesday 8/23 at the downstairs bar over at Meridian Pint.  We will be welcoming all of the DC Photo and Video industry at this month’s happy hour. This is a networking opportunity not to miss!

Location: Meridian Pint – 3400 11th St. NW, Washington, DC 20010

Time: 5:30pm- ??

Closest Metro: Columbia Heights stop on the Green/Yellow line

 

 

 

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