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    VII Seminar in Washington on May 17, #VIIPhotoDC concluded


    Reinventing Photojournalism Seminar

    Saturday, May 17, 2014
    12:30 — 5:30 PM
    NPR’s Studio One
    Washington, DC
    General Admission: $95 (Students with valid ID: $75)

    Join VII photographers John Stanmeyer, Ashley Gilbertson, Ron Haviv, Ed Kashi, Stephanie Sinclair and Tomas van Houtryve for a day-long seminar, followed by an evening panel and reception hosted in collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, as they explore the opportunities and challenges facing contemporary photojournalists. With an overarching theme of “Reinventing Photojournalism” for today’s audiences and marketplace, VII has assembled a diverse range of talks that offer an intimate, in-depth look at the forefront of new perspectives in photojournalism amid broad economic, political, and cultural changes.
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    #VIIPhotoDC Popup Workshops

    Sunday, May 18, 2014
    9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    Join the photographers of VII at various meeting locations throughout Washington, DC, on Sunday for a day of popup workshops. Themes include iPhoneography, executing a creative assignment, and telling the best story with available gear.

    Popup Workshop #1 – Ed Kashi & Ashley Gilbertson
    In this workshop, participants will use still images to document a Sunday on the DC Mall, with the aim of capturing a tableau of America. After the workshop, each participant will submit five images to Ed Kashi to be put on his blog and social media and, if agreed, an image for the VII Photo Instagram feed.
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    Popup Workshop #2 – Tomas van Houtryve & Stacey D. Clarkson (Art Director, Harper’s Magazine)
    Participants in this workshop will be assigned to shoot photos for a fiction, memoir, or poetry piece from the archives of Harper’s Magazine, and will have the opportunity to edit and discuss their work with the instructors at the end of the day.
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    Popup Workshop #3 – John Stanmeyer & Sim Chi Yin
    Students of this workshop will explore communication, passion and storytelling with a camera that ironically has a phone in it. There will also be time to discuss posting and sharing photographs via Instagram and the value of sharing work from home and afar (nearly) instantly with a global audience.
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    Popup Workshop #4 – Ron Haviv
    In this lecture-style workshop, Haviv draws on 25 years of experience to offer practical guidance and inspirational advice on preparing for the expected and unexpected when in the field and the studio, while also managing deadlines and other requirements. Special guest lecturer Neal Jackson will discuss how to deal with contracts.
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