We’ve announced the 16 finalists in our Slide Show Contest! The winner will be announced at the Palm Springs Photo Festival Evening Presentation on April 28th!
The Palm Springs Photo Festival Connect 2017 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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“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 12th 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 7th.
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!
The Grand Prize for our SLIDE SHOW CONTEST be a Canon EOS 7-D Mark II with EF-S 18-135mm IS STM Lens (Retail value: $2149)!
HURRY! We need your slideshow(s) by March 31! ONLY THREE WEEKS UNTIL DEADLINE. http://2016.palmspringsphotofestival.com/no-fee/
THE WORLD OF INKJET PAPERS Tuesday, April 26 with expert Eric Joseph. There are many great choices of substrate to print on. Which works for you?
MONA KUHN: THE CREATIVE PROCESS Tuesday, April 26 with noted photographer & author, Mona Kuhn. A terrific elucidation of what photographic creative process means in the real world.
Check out the new workshop with the team of FORMENTO & FORMENTO CINEMATIC CHRONICLES: Creating Edge with Light, Locations & Models
Ricoh Imaging will be giving away a PENTAX 645Z Kit, complete with 645Z body, 3 lenses, & high resin case at PSPF!. 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.