2012 Exposure: A Weekend of Workshops
November 2-4, 2012
Sunset Center, Carmel, CA
Member price $225, Non-member price $275
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A weekend of workshops, keynote presentations, portfolio reviews and photo walks. All of this and much, much more!!! Our Exposure Weekend has become bigger and better. We have expanded from our usual two-days to three-days, and added several new features!
We'll kick off the weekend on Friday morning by celebrating the evolution of the Monterey Peninsula's photographic heritage. A panel of notable Monterey Peninsula photographers including Dick Garrod and others will commemorate the 45th anniversary of the Friends of Photography and its evolution into today's CPA.
You will have the opportunity on both Friday and Saturday, to attend two 90-minute workshop sessions, and to mingle and catch up with friends during our social wine & cheese hour. In addition to our usual one-on-one print review opportunities, there will also be a "real time" digital review session and a group peer review. Saturday's full day of programming will culminate in our featured keynote presentation by nationally known photographer Dan Burkholder.
On Sunday, there will be guided photo walk opportunities, a dark room tour at Bob Kolbrener's home in the Carmel Highlands (limited to 20 participants), as well as a movie presentation of "The Roots of California Photography: The Monterey Legacy" narrated by Jack Lemmon. We conclude the weekend with a discussion on "Photography Tomorrow", exploring how technology and business might be moving photography into the future.
Friday, November 2, 2012, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Registration begins at 8:00 AM
Saturday, November 3, 2012, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 4, 2012, Sunrise – Noon
Member price $225, Non-member price $275
Lunch included on Friday and Saturday
Hotel Reservations: Carmel Mission Inn (www.carmelmissioninn.com), located on Hwy 1/Rio Road, 7 driving minutes from the Sunset Center, is offering a Center for Photographic Art Exposure Weekend rate of $115/night + tax, subject to availability. Please call 800-348-9090 to secure your lodging reservation as soon as possible.
Friday, November 2, 2012 – Sessions: Choose 2 of 4
1. Harold Davis: Creating Natural Images Using HDR
With the advent of digital photography, new horizons in extending dynamic range are possible. HDR techniques now make it possible to extend the dynamic range of an image well beyond the capability of the human eye. In this presentation, Harold Davis, author of the bestselling Creating HDR Photos: The Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Photography shows how HDR techniques can be used to create unique, subtle, and natural-looking images.
Harold Davis is an award-winning professional photographer and the author of many bestselling books on photography and image processing. His images are widely collected and commissioned, and his popular photo workshops are often sold out.
2. Susan Friedman: Mixed Media – Pushing the Edges of your Photography
Collage and mixed media is a very expressive way to create layers and depth in your work. In this hands-on workshop you will be able to explore transfers, painting, sanding distressing paper and color, through the use of a wide range of materials. Please bring: contact sheets, black and white photographs, ink jet photographs, scissors, and paint.
Susan Friedman is a photographer and filmmaker and whose work has been exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Oakland Museum, and the Bibliotheque National in Paris. She has taught photography for 23 years at UCSC Santa Cruz and 13 years at Cabrillo College. She leads private workshops and courses through the University of California, Santa Cruz Extension.
3. Martha Casanave: Letting Go of the Camera - The Joy of Cameraless Photography
Cameraless photography is experiencing an amazing revival in both universities and the gallery world. Casanave offers an informative, entertaining discussion-provoking presentation on cameraless processes, some of which can be done without a darkroom. Processes include photograms, cyanotypes, chemigrams, lumens and cliche verre. The presentation includes historical, contemporary and student examples of cameraless work.
Martha Casanave has been a working photographer for thirty five years. She teaches alternative photographic processes and portrait photography at Monterey Peninsula College and Cabrillo College. She is currently at work on her fourth book: Trajectories--A Half Century of Portraits, scheduled to be released by Image Continuum Press in June, 2013.
4. Annie Pike: The Layered Image
Annie will share methods and insights on alternative photography and print-making, using both
layered and content based imagery. Complexity and layering of imagery and conceptual material
has always been the main components of her art-making. Using a printing press to take the work
to yet another level turned out to be a good solution. Annie’s work is about inner landscapes, myth
and magic. Spend time with Annie to learn how she combines photographs, scanning and printing
to produce an array of fascinating images and other media.
Annie Pike studied photography with Wynn Bullock, Ruth Bernhardt, Al Weber and many other masters. Her dream has always
been to blend drawing and painting with photography and for the last 8 years she has been using a printing press to combine
photograph based imagery. She photographs. She scans. She combines media. She prints. She is interested in structure and color
and currently pursues the intersection of Art and Science, Einstein, beehive collapse, and the structure of the Universe.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 – Sessions: Choose 2 of 4
1. Dan Burkholder: iPhone Artistry
Learn Dan Burkholder's powerful (but non-geeky) methods for creating serious photography with your iPhone. See how your personal "app dance" can put creative image capture, editing and stylizing in your palm.
Dan Burkholder has a long history of looking beyond the photographic horizon to see, explore, teach and exhibit the next great thing in imaging. True to his love of the traditional photograph, Dan uses digital technology to build images that still look and feel like real photographs, not like something from a graphic designer's portfolio. Melding his unique vision with mastery of both the wet and digital darkrooms, his platinum prints are now included in many museum and private collections. Dan has taught classes and workshops at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the lnternational Center of Photography in New York, the University of Texas at San Antonio, the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego and others. Active with the Texas Photographic Society for many years, he is currently serving on the Advisory Board for this organization.
2. Mark Citret: The Landscape of Architecture
A photographic exploration of the "built landscape" - how it may be as much a reflection of natural forces as the "natural landscape" can be.
Mark Citret has been a landscape photographer for 45 years, photographing both the "natural" and "built" environments with equal passion. His work is represented in many galleries, including the Weston Gallery in Carmel and the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York, and he has taught classes and workshops for both UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz Extensions, Santa Fe Workshops, Elder Hostel/Road Scholar, and the Ansel Adams Gallery.
3. Eric Joseph: Exploration of Today's Inkjet Papers
Gain keen insights to make informed decisions as to what inkjet paper is right for you. Eric is presenting an interactive lecture covering technical information and aesthetic aspects of over 100 inkjet papers from 10 manufacturers.
Eric Joseph has spent over 26 years as Senior V.P. of Merchandising and Product Development at Freestyle Photographic Supplies. He is a graduate of California State University, Northridge with a Bachelors Degree in Art, specializing in Photography.
4. Seán Duggan: Creating Multiple Image Composites
From his new book "Photoshop Masking and Compositing" Seán Duggan covers several essential concepts and techniques for creating a new image by blending different photos together.
Seán Duggan is a fine art photographer, writer, educator and an Adobe Certified Photoshop Expert. Through his writing and workshops he has been helping photographers master the digital darkroom for over 15 years.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 – Portfolio Reviews
On a "first come, first served basis" during Exposure Weekend Registration on Friday morning, we invite you to sign up for a time slot at one of the following three review sessions:
1. Print Reviews will be conducted in 20 minute one-on-one review sessions, limited to 5-10 prints per
person, offered by:
Tracy Valleau: fine art photographer and teacher whose works have appeared at the CPA and in national publications. His passion is digital printing.
Roger Aguirre Smith: "Photography is a meditation that provides me insight into craft, self and surroundings. Using a 4x5 camera and the darkroom process, I continue to evolve my sense of balance, expression and story."
Jack Wasserbach: black-and-white photographer who divides his time between commercial
assignments and dynamic fine art imagery that builds upon the photographic traditions of the
Monterey Peninsula. Wasserbach's photographs are included in the collections of the Corcoran
Gallery in Washington, D.C. and the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson.
David Bayles: author, photographer, teacher -- with special emphasis on artistic development
and four decades of experience in print commentary. Co-author of Art and Fear, one of the best-
selling books on the process of creating art.
David J. Gubernick: award-winning, published, professional photographer, popular workshop
leader, and photography coach who enjoys helping others develop their visual voice and goals.
Douglas Steakley: fine art and commercial photographer, author of several books featuring his
color photography. Steakley leads photo workshops and tours internationally; he has also
received the Ansel Adams Award from the Sierra Club for his environmental photography.
Mark Citret: photographing both the "natural" and "built" environments with equal passion. His
work is represented at Weston Gallery in Carmel and the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New
York, and he has taught classes and workshops for both UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz
Extensions, Santa Fe Workshops, Elder Hostel/Road Scholar, and the Ansel Adams Gallery.
Robin V. Robinson: studied with mentors in the tradition of West coast photography. She hand
prints her work in the darkroom, and enjoys applying experimental printing techniques to her
2. Print Reviews will also be conducted as 10 minute interactive group review sessions, limited to 5
prints per person, offered by:
Sandra Frank: commercial photographer for over 25 years, exhibiting artist, photography
educator. Her fine art works are included in many prestigious collections including the Polaroid
Permanent Collection as well as an invitation to exhibit at The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and
History in Spring 2013. Her photography has taken her to the far reaches of the world including
being invited as a participant in a California-Siberian Photographers Exchange.
Jana Marcus: award-winning documentary photography for over 20 years, lecturer, author.
Jana was named one of 50 Exceptional International Photographers by Exposure of New York in
2011. Her newest photography book Transfigurations was awarded the gold "Best GLBT Non-
Fiction Book of 2012" by the Independent Publishers Book Awards, and the work has won many
prestigious photography awards including the Best Photos of The Year in both 2004 and 2005 by
Photo District News of New York.
3. Digital reviews will be conducted in 15 minute interactive "real time" post-processing sessions, limited
to 2-3 digital images per person, offered by:
Seán Duggan: fine art photographer, writer, educator and an Adobe Certified Photoshop Expert.
Through his writing and workshops he has been helping photographers master the digital
darkroom for over 15 years.
Jason Bradley: nature and underwater photographer based in Monterey, California. Jason
owns and operates Bradley Photographic Workshops and Bradley Photographic Print
Services and serves on the Education Committee for the Center for Photographic Art.
Please be sure to submit pre-edited RAW files (high res JPGs and TIFFs also acceptable) on a flash
drive to CPA staff during Exposure Weekend registration on Friday morning November 2nd at the
portfolio review sign up table.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 – Keynote
Dan Burkholder: "Honoring the Past — Vaulting into the Future"
In this fun and information filled presentation, Dan Burkholder will chart his personal journey through four decades of photography while graphically illustrating the medium's intrinsic links between technology, hardware, software and creativity. Always known for his irreverence and humor (yet never taking himself too seriously), you'll leave this event with a new awareness of how photography began, where it is now, and where it might be when digital imaging itself is as outdated as flash powder.
From iPhone to i-Wish, Dan will take you on a journey that unites technique and esthetics. Don't miss this opportunity to laugh and learn with Dan Burkholder as he takes you on a journey that unites technique and aesthetics.
Keynote-only tickets are available to purchase for $25. The Keynote is inclusive at 2012 Exposure: A Weekend of Workshops.
Sunday, November 4, 2012 – Choice of Activity
Reminder: Daylight Savings Time ends at 2am on Sunday morning. Please re-set your watches so you don't miss our exciting Sunday morning activities.
On a "first come, first served basis" we invite you to sign up for your preferred activity during registration on Friday morning. Each tour is limited to 20 participants.
6:30 AM - Photograph along the Big Sur coastline with Doug Steakley
Meet at 6:30 AM at the Bank of America parking lot at the intersection of Hwy 1 and Rio Road in Carmel. Prepare for car-pooling. Group will leave at 6:45 AM and return by 9:30 AM.
7:00 AM – Photo Walk Carmel-by-the-Sea with Jim Messer
Meet at 7:00 AM at the Center for Photographic Art for a professionally guided tour of Carmel's unique and delightful architecture, courtyards and gardens.
8:00 AM - Private Darkroom Tour at the home of Bob Kolbrener in the Carmel Highlands
Meet at 8:00 AM at the historic Highlands Inn Hotel in the Fireside Lounge to view Bob Kolbrener's exhibit. The group will car-pool to Bob & Sharon Kolbrener's home.
(The Highlands Inn is located on Hwy 1 South, approx. 1 mile past the Point Lobos State Reserve. Turn left at Carmel Highlands Drive and climb up until you find hotel guest parking).
8:00 AM - Movie - "The Roots of California Photography: The Monterey Legacy" narrated by Jack Lemmon
The film will be offered at the Center for Photographic Art starting at 8:00 AM.
Sunday, November 4, 2012 – Photography Tomorrow
In today's technologically driven age, the tools photographic artists use are constantly changing. Or,
are they? From light field photography to photographs on a cloud, how will imagery be made and
experienced in the future? Is there a place for traditional techniques? Join our panel of experts to
discuss how photography will be made tomorrow.
Eric Cheng -- Director of Photography for Lytro
Light field photography is revolutionizing the way we take and experience pictures. This session will cover the capabilities of light field
photography, where the technology is today as well as a look at what it means for the industry. We will look at examples of living pictures
and experience what light field pictures can really do.
Brian O'Neil Hughes -- Senior Product Manager for Photoshop
Eric Joseph – Senior V.P. of Merchandising and Product Development at Freestyle Photographic
Friday, November 2, 2012
8:00 AM Registration & Sign up for Portfolio Reviews and Activities
9:00 AM "The Evolution of the Monterey Peninsula's Photographic Heritage"
A panel of notable Monterey Peninsula photographers, led by Dick Garrod and moderated by David Bayles.
10:45 AM Introduction of this weekend's workshop instructors with brief slide show presentations of their work
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Mini-workshops (choose 2 of 4)
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Mini-workshops (choose 2 of 4)
5:00 PM Wine & Cheese Social
Saturday, November 3, 2012
9:00 AM Print and Digital Reviews
12:00 PM Lunch with the CPA Board of Trustees
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Mini-workshops (choose 2 of 4)
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Mini-workshops (choose 2 of 4)
7:00 PM Keynote by Dan Burkholder "Honoring the Past — Vaulting into the Future"
8:00 PM Wine & Cheese Social
Sunday, November 4, 2012 (Daylight Savings Time ends)
Choice of activity:
10:00 AM "Photography Tomorrow"
- 6:30 AM Photograph along the Big Sur coastline with Doug Steakley
- 7:00 AM Photo Walk Carmel-by-the-Sea with Jim Messer
- 8:00 AM Private dark room tour at the home of Bob Kolbrener in the Carmel Highlands
- 8:00 AM Movie: "The Roots of California Photography: The Monterey Legacy" narrated by Jack Lemmon
Join our panel of experts to discuss how photography will be made tomorrow.
A discussion exploring how technology and business might be moving photography into the future.
12:00 PM Exposure Weekend concludes
2012 Exposure: A Weekend of Workshops
Saturday, November 3, 2012 – Keynote: $25
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