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DC Photographers- 10Min Shows

January 4th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments


It’s time for ASMP DC’s annual 8X10 show and tell.  I’m sure no one remembers, but this program was originally my idea when I was ASMP president.  I didn’t think of the 8X10 analogy, but I did pitch the idea of having a bunch of photographers speak for 10 Min each.  Here’s the info on the program:

WHEN: Tuesday, January 11
6:30 PM Refreshments
7:00 PM Program

WHERE: American University
Mary Graydon Center
Wechsler Theater, 3rd Floor
4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

FEE: ASMP Members: $10
Non-members: $15
Students w/ID: $5
Pay now online

Irene Abdou is a travel, lifestyle, and documentary photographer. Irene’s background is in humanitarian aid and international development, working for the Peace Corps, American Red Cross, Population Services International, and Counterpart International in Africa and Asia.

Johnny Bivera is a widely published photojournalist with over 20 years experience capturing images throughout the world covering both combat and humanitarian missions. Johnny owns Visual Media One, a documentary and commercial multimedia production company.

Brianne Bland is from Vancouver, British Columbia, and moved to Washington, DC 13 years ago to dance for the Washington Ballet. Recently retired, Brianne now spends her time photographing dance and weddings. She is a photography student.

Robin Burkett is a fine art on-location pet photographer. Robin was voted one of the “Best Pet Portrait Artists” by Washingtonian Magazine, was a 2009 Tails Readers Choice Award winner, and has been mentioned in Daily Candy.

Xiaomei Chen chose a camera over a Ph.D. scholarship in 2006. With her background in anthropology, mass communication, and education, Xiaomei is a contract photographer for The Washington Post and freelances as a photographer and writer for Travel Business, located in Guangzhou, China.

Roger Foley is an award-winning garden and landscape architecture photographer with over 30 years of experience. Roger is the sole photographer for 10 book projects, and his work can be found in hundreds of other books.

Eli Meir Kaplan is an editorial photographer specializing in portraiture, photojournalism, and multimedia. Eli produced his first video, a battle between He-Man and Skeletor, at the age of 4 and has spent most of his time behind a camera ever since. (BTW, Skeletor lost.)

Jesse Snyder has been assisting and photographing in the DC area for 11 years. Jesse specializes in architecture, portraiture, and classic British cars. He received his BFA from College for Creative Studies.

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