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Photography As Art

June 20th, 2017 Comments off

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On Sunday, June 25, 9 am – 3 pm, Art Wolfe be in Washington DC presenting a brand new seminar that is called “Photography as Art.” This is the first time this seminar has ever come to the Washington DC area.

In this full-day seminar, you’ll learn that the beauty, emotion and versatility expressed through photography are matched only by the limits of your imagination. Using art history as a reference point, the seminar highlights common visual elements, from shape and space to texture and light, and shows you how to apply them to enhance your own compositions.

About Art Wolfe

Art Wolfe is an internationally acclaimed photographer whose four decades of award-winning work have taken him to the farthest reaches of every continent on the globe. His photographs have appeared in hundreds of magazines and books and have been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide. He has published nearly 100 books, many of which are award-winners.  With this extensive experience and his training as both a painter and educator, Art’s diverse background makes him ideally suited to illuminate subjects difficult to articulate yet central to the creative process: inspiration, passion, vision and imagination.

Here is a link to the seminar posting: http://events.artwolfe.com/event/photography-art-washington-dc/

What you’ll take away

  • A booklet that outlines key points from the seminar, a valuable go-to resource long after the program ends
  • A new awareness of the working methods and accomplishments of artists and designers.
  • Numerous tips on how to spark your imagination and tools to open up your creative thinking
  • The impetus to expand and challenge yourself on your journey to become a master of the craft

Who should attend

  • Amateur photographers seeking to move to the next level
  • Seasoned professionals wanting to maintain creative momentum
  • Novices looking to use photography to further creative expression
  • Art history, architecture, design and other professional creatives
  • Creative individuals wanting to spark their imagination

Sign up Now! or Call 1888-973-0011

Here is a coupon code that you can use which will provide you with a $50 discount on the seminar: dcphotopaa
 

 

 

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Frank Ruggles “Chasing Light” Book Launch Event

June 1st, 2017 Comments off

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Ace Photo is proud to host an evening with National Parks Eminent Photographer Frank Lee Ruggles. This special event will be your chance to meet Frank Lee Ruggles. You will also be able to purchase a signed copy Franks new book.

Friday, June 2, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

REGISTER

Ace Photo
44710 Cape Court
Suite 122
Ashburn, VA 20147

Refreshments will be served.

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Important Copyright Survey

January 13th, 2017 Comments off

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The Copyright Office is conducting a review of copyright registration requirements.

They are considering limiting the number of images that can be registered at one time.

We are looking to gather information from professional photographers regarding the number of images you typically would shoot and potentially need to register.
By answering this survey, we will help preserve your needs in the copyright registration process.
We will then provide the Copyright Office with our findings.

Please complete this survey by midnight EST January 21, 2017

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Sly Horse Name Change

November 13th, 2016 Comments off

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We are not really changing our name but we are so much more now then we were so the new parent company is Black Stallion Studio.

We have a lot to show and tell you about. First we have 2 large photo/video studios and they are even better than before. We have a very clean and bright entrance with great free off street parking. A new Gift Shop, Food Service, A live event Venue, On site ATM, Large open space for shoots in our personal training gym, Coming soon the The Recording Studio and the Escape Room.

I would also like to invite you all out for a tour please call us at 202-538-7963 and set up a time.

We are so excited to see you all back and we can’t wait to show off the new place.

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Advertising Week 2016 – October 15-21st

October 10th, 2016 Comments off

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American Advertising Federation, Washington, DC Presents Advertising Week 2016

APA|DC is thrilled to be a partnering organization for AAF-DC’s Advertising Week 2016. APA|DC members get a 15% discount on ADWKDC registration and additionally will have a presence during the weekend conference.

So, why jump at the chance at being a partner? This yearly event that brings together the best of DC’s advertising agencies, along with notable creatives and thinkers from all over the country. If you’re shooting advertising and commercial work, this is the week to rub elbows with industry professionals and sit in on programs that will kick your creative and business mind into overdrive. Meet agency creatives from Brink, IBM, Merritt Group, Ogilvy, Wunderman and many more. Learn to think like your clients, contribute ideas, and be an active participant in DC’s active and growing advertising and design community.

Just some of the many sessions include:

 

and of course the Thursday/Friday conference is where you can learn about everything from virtual reality and successful entrepreneurship to creative thinking, overcoming writer’s block, and rebranding yourself.

Full session list HERE.

Invest in your career and your creative community, sessions start at $34.

 

Register

 

Email the director, Erika or visit the APA|DC Members Only Facebook group for our 15% discount code.

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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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DC Professional Photographer’s Happy Hour

April 16th, 2016 Comments off

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ASMP DC is thrilled to be hosting the April “Combined Happy Hour”

ASMP DC is getting together with the best professional photography organizations in the area for a monthly happy hour. This will replace our ever popular “Cheers & Beers” event.

Every month join us, ASMP DC and members of WPOW (#wpowdc), WHNPA, APA DC, DCVC for festive cheer and light conversation. Everyone is encouraged to attend and bring guests.

This month it is ASMP DC’s turn to host so please join us upstairs on Local 16’s rooftop bar. They have been gracious to extend $5 Happy Hour prices until 10:00pm.

Tuesday, April 19, 6:30pm

Local 16
1602 U St NW
Washington DC 20009
http://www.localsixteen.com

Street parking opens up at 6:30pm

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Imaging USA Early Bird Discount

December 17th, 2015 Comments off

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Save the date for DP Review’s PIX 2015

August 19th, 2015 Comments off

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Join DP Review in Seattle and online for PIX 2015, a live-streamed expo, conference and interactive photo playground! On October 6th and 7th they’ll be hosting two days of talks, hands-on photo activities, demos and inspiration for your photography at the Seattle Center, home of the Space Needle. The event is open to the public and will also be streamed live online.

Click here to learn more about PIX 2015

RSVP on Facebook

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