THE 11TH ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS PHOTO FESTIVAL
The Palm Springs Photo Festival Connect 2016 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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PARTICIPATE IN OUR RENOWNED WORKSHOP PROGRAM
THE PALM SPRINGS PHOTO FESTIVAL PORTFOLIO REVIEW OFFERS OVER 1200 REVIEWS WITH MANY OF THE NATION’S MOST RESPECTED INFLUENCERS. GET PUBLISHED. GET ASSIGNED. GET EXHIBITED. BREAK OUT. MOVE UP. GET NOTICED.
“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 $85 per day and includes our symposiums, evening presentations, certain seminars, access to our Sponsor Headquarters and our networking events.
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Our 11th 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 April 24th.
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!
An all-day workshop with a rotating faculty of publishers, designers and others. Our Get Your Book Published seminar is included!
Check out the new workshop with the team of FORMENTO & FORMENTO CINEMATIC CHRONICLES: Creating Edge with Light, Locations & Models
We are publishing a page on our site of all those planning to attend the festival this year – send your selfie to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll post it! You’ll see those you know who will be sharing the week with you.
Each night at our Evening Presentation (Palm Springs Art Museum Annenberg Theater, 9:00pm – 11:00pm) we will be giving away raffle tickets for a drawing to be held on Thursday night, April 30th. See full details HERE.
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 the San Giuliano Hotel for wide-format printing demos, color management tips, inkjet paper seminars and see inkjet printing in a whole new way.
Fahey Klein Director David Fahey is one of today’s important influencers. He will conduct this special workshop on Tuesday, April 26!
Beauty lighting, Portrait Lighting – he knows a lot of secrets that he’s going to share. Check out lighting gear you’ve not seen nor used. See how it’s used to expand your arsenal of technique.
The Palm Springs Photo Festival is an amazing event – one which requires a great number of people to make possible. Volunteers and interns are a vital component to the success of the Palm Springs Photo Festival experience. We are now accepting applications to volunteer / intern at our 2016 event. As a volunteer or…Details