The Palm Springs Photo Festival Connect 2018 offers the opportunity for professional, emerging professional & serious advanced amateur photographers to study with legendary photographers, show portfolios in our celebrated portfolio review program, check out the latest gear, attend cutting-edge seminars, symposiums, networking events and enjoy evening presentations by world famous image-makers. The inevitable relationships that are made or renewed at PSPF can oftentimes be transformative.
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Our 4-day workshops end on Thursday, May 10th at 11:00am. In order to allow workshop attendees to have the option of adding a second, one-day class to their schedules, nearly all of our Thursday one-day classes will begin at 11am and end at 6pm.
Including an incredible contingent of Advertising Agency creatives, Galleries, Magazine Photo Editors, Book Publishers, Corporate Art Directors, Reps and more.
Technical, Inspirational, Business & Practical 2-hour classes begin Monday, May 8 and continue through Thursday Afternoon, May 10th.
“Over the past decade, the Palm Springs Photo Festival has grown into one of the most anticipated West Coast photo events of the year, featuring portfolio reviews from a truly rich array of industry experts and artists, as well as workshops, exhibitions, and evening projections in a beautiful desert landscape.” – David Schonauer, Pro Photo Daily
Daily Registration costs only $95 per day and includes our symposiums, evening presentations, certain seminars, access to our Sponsor Headquarters and our networking events.
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Our 13th year Workshop Program will offer 18 intense, hands-on, remarkable shooting classes with world-renowned working photographers. Most are three full days plus a 4th day morning session and begin on May 6th.
The Portfolio Review at the Palm Springs Photo Festival is designed to introduce emerging, professional and serious advanced amateur photographers to key influencers from both the commercial & fine art realms.
Our intensive seminars, taught by leading industry experts, are conducted in the form of a two-hour lecture followed by a Q & A session. Topics range from technical to inspirational and business. Certain seminars are included with daily festival registration.
Each night, we present our Evening Presentation in the Annenberg Theater of the Palm Springs Art Museum. See our Slide Show Contest selections and amazing presentations by legendary photographers. Don’t forget our raffles!
Attend our Opening Reception, Networking Dinner & our big festival party! Open bar, great food, wine tastings from great California winemakers and a chance to hang out and make friends.
Send us your slide shows! You can send as many as you like. This is an opportunity to have your presentation shown in one of our four Evening Presentations to the entire festival including all of our influencers. Win incredible prizes from our sponsors!
Dan Milnor, a talented old-school Leica-wielding silver photographer, is expert at making books, having created a non-stop stream of close to 100 individual artist’s books and magazines. He is totally conversant in the many ways photographers can exploit both hand made and machine made books, complete with audio-visual files (rich media). He dreams of downsizing,…Details
Come look through over 40 of the titles from the Paris Photo / Aperture Foundation Book Prize at PSPF (In the Hyatt Palm Springs atrium).
Send us your slideshow(s) by April 6, 2018! http://2018.palmspringsphotofestival.com/no-fee/
The Wide-Format division of CANON has joined up with FreeyStyle Photographic Supplies and Canson / Infinity to offer their Digital Inkjet Printing Center. Join them everyday at Korakia Pensione for wide-format printing demos, color management tips, inkjet paper seminars and see inkjet printing in a whole new way.