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Archiving Digital Photography Workshop

October 10th, 2016 No comments

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Using examples from the extensive analog collections of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., as well as more recent digital accessions, this workshop will offer tips on how to organize your digital photography files; best practices for digital storage; and strategies for compiling the documentation necessary to make your contemporary photography work a possible resource for your descendants, future historians, and repositories such as the Historical Society.

Advance registration and ticket purchase recommended. Onsite registration is subject to availability.

 

Date and Time:

Sat, October 15, 2016

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

Location:

The George Washington University Museum / The Textile Museum

701 21st St NW

B-1 level classroom

Washington, DC 20052

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Moving Pictures 101: Video and Audio Questions Answered

September 6th, 2016 No comments

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Are you a still photographer just getting into video and audio?  Here is a program that will help get you pointed in the right direction.

Please join Pruitt Allen as he goes through steps of a video shoot.  He’ll use an interview setup as a jumping-off point to discuss video and audio concepts and specifics. Please bring your questions about the process with you, and he will find the answers.

Pruitt Allen is a Director of Photography, photographer and producer based in metropolitan Washington, DC and Raleigh, NC. With experience as a DP on several features as well as both feature-length and short-form documentaries, corporate videos, short films and music videos, Pruitt is well-versed in a variety of shooting styles and techniques.

Date: September 13th, 2016
Time: Doors – 6:00pm, Start – 6:30pm
Location: StudioWerksDC – 415B Walker Court, SE Washington DC 20003
DC, Capitol Hill, three blocks from Eastern Market Metro.
Plenty of street parking on 11th and 12th streets at either end of Walker Court

Pre-Registration Strongly Suggested Due to Limited Space

Pre-Registration:
ASMP Member – $0
Sister Organization – $15
Non-Member – $20
Student with Valid ID* – $5
Registration at the Door:
ASMP Member – $5
Sister Organization – $25
Non-Member – $30
Student with Valid ID* – $5

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SOS & Swap Meet

August 23rd, 2016 No comments

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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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Nikon Days Ace Photo

August 5th, 2016 No comments

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Have you ever had a burning question about Nikon gear or wanted better insight into a certain product? Then Nikon Days (Aug 26th and Sept 2nd) are the days
to be at Ace Photo!

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Discover Yourself Through Photography With James Torrenzano

August 3rd, 2016 No comments

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  • Have you ever asked yourself why you are drawn to photographing certain subjects ?
  • Is there a common thread that is woven through your body of work ?

This three-hour class will explore the use of personal photographs to understand what lies hidden within the self.

A Professional Photographer and Art Therapist will help each class member with various tools to assist in their discovery.

  • What story can be told of our images?
  • What hidden treasures can we unlock by looking at the patterns that are woven throughout our work?This class will go beyond the functions of the camera and look at how each participant can begin learning new methods of exploring the world around them.  The camera is a bridge that provides a way to cross over and explore our imagery up close and personal. Participants will be asked provide their own images, which will be used as a starting point for the class.

Participants will be asked provide their own images, which will be used as a starting point for the class.

We will look at three specific types of images that you have taken. A subject, a passageway (windows, doors, openings) and a landscape. Theses three images will form the cornerstone of our class and be used as tool toward uncovering hidden treasures. Each class member will create an actual map using provided art material and by compositing their images to form a picture.

This map will serve as a symbol and help ignite a personal transformation. Please bring to class examples of these images that you have taken and your camera. The images should be printed at least 8×10 and can be printed with any printer. The images will be cut and glued onto the map

Where: 44710 Cape Ct, Ashburn, VA 20147

When: 10:00am – 1:00pm

Register: Here

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From Homelessness to Hopefulness: An Art Gallery at CHAW

July 19th, 2016 No comments

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Join the men and women of Street Sense as they present a gallery of illustrations and photographs sharing their unique perspective on homelessness. Complementing the art show is a performance by Street Sense’s theater group, Devising Hope, as well as NEST, a solo dance performance by Sandra Atkinson of Light Switch Dance Theatre. The night will end with a Q&A with the artists about the power of art for a voiceless community.

This gallery is presented in partnership with the Dopamine Clinic. Please note that the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop location is not wheelchair accessible.

SCHEDULE:

5:30pm: Show opens

5:50-6pm: NEST performance

6:05-6:20pm: Devising Hope performance

6:25-6:45pm: Q&A with artists

When
Where
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop – 545 7th Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20003

 

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Vision on the Street

July 7th, 2016 No comments

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Searching “homeless” online returns photos of homeless people, this gallery was created to showcase photos by homeless people. A weekly workshop trains participants in the technical operation of a camera, how to choose a composition and how to develop strong concepts.

This training is then accompanied with an exhibition of homeless photography, the men and women of Street Sense’s talented photography workshop, coupled with an informal discussion about the impact of artistic creation for a voiceless community. Light refreshments will be served.

When
Where
Hillyer Art Space – 9 Hillyer Court Northwest, Washington, DC 20008
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Lighting: The Key to Improving Your Photography

June 17th, 2016 No comments

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If you are struggling with off camera lighting and want to increase your confidence in being able to shoot any where any time then this class is for you.
This class will give you a firm foundation on how to control any light you have available. This class uses off camera speed lights, studio lights and maybe even a construction work light to improve your photography.

Just a few of the topics that will be covered:

  • One light Portraits
  • Mastering Flash Settings
  • Balancing Ambient light with Flash
  • Shooting with High-Speed Sync
  • Manipulating Color Temperature
  • TTL vs Manual
  • Selecting the Right Light Modifier
  • Umbrella, Softbox, Octabox, etc.
  • Hard Light vs Softlight
  • Using Constant Light vs Flash

Instructor Lee Love is a commercial photographer that specializes in advertising and editorial photography. This class will take a real world approach to lighting and he will share examples of how he solved difficult on-location lighting issues.
Saturday July 9th – 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: Ace Photo

Register Here

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Photographing Raptors Up Close

June 9th, 2016 No comments

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Sigma Corporation, Ace Photo and the Raptor Conservancy of Virginia will offer a unique opportunity on Saturday, June 18th to get up close and personal with some amazing animals.

 
Not only will you be able to photograph these amazing birds but Sigma will be providing a number of their high-end telephoto lenses (Canon & Nikon Mount) for you to use. Eight different Raptors will be available for you to photograph. You will get the rare opportunity to not only learn more about these beautiful birds but come away with some fantastic images.

SPACE IS LIMITED to 14 per session

 

 

  • Date: Saturday June 18th
  • Location: Potomac Overlook Park
  • Time: Morning Session : 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Register Here
  • Time: Afternoon Session : 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Register Here
  • Price: $125.00 per session (plus handling fee)

 

 

 

Price Includes donation to Raptor Conservancy of Virginia  & Meadowlark Gardens admission fee.

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