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PRESS RELEASE: PhotoPlus announces special events at photo show Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2002 in New York City
Keynotes by photographer Greg Gorman - Adobe VP Bryan Lamkin - NY Times Editor David Pogue
New and Classic Work by Renowned Photographers Walter Iooss, Douglas Kirkland, Pete Turner Ron Haviv & Susan Meiselas
First U.S. showing of the World Press Photo 2002 exhibition
October 18, 2002, NY, NY -- Photo District News (PDN), the leading publication for professional photographers, announced today that in addition to more than 100 seminars, PhotoPlus Expo will host a series of special events at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City, from October 31 - November 2, 2002. They will include keynote speakers Greg Gorman; VP of Adobe's Graphic Products Bryan Lamkin; and New York Times Technical Editor David Pogue addressing the way photography and new technologies will affect the future of the industry. In addition the World Press Photo 2002 exhibition will be on display for its only U.S. showing.
There will also be panel presentations on digital printing, color management, new technologies, photographers' rights in an expanding e-world, business strategies, and visual presentations by eminent photographers Walter Iooss, Douglas Kirkland, Ron Haviv, Jay Maisel, Pete Turner, Ed Kashi and more.
Demonstrations of the integration of digital products will be presented by the Digital Learning Center daily from 10:15 - 12:00 PM by renowned digital imaging experts Jeff Schewe, Bruce Fraser, Martin Evening, John Paul Caponigro and Katrin Eismann. These will be followed each day by a raffle for a high-end Fujifilm digital camera.
All of the above events require a Gold Expo Pass to attend. The Gold Expo Pass is offered NEW this year and allows admission to the Digital Learning Center, as well as three full days of speakers in the General Session Theatre for only $50. Gold Expo Pass holders will be automatically entered into a daily raffle to win a high-end Fujifilm digital camera. The Gold Expo Pass is free with the purchase of any seminar.
This year over 200 exhibitors will showcase the latest in photography technology. Exhibitors include: Epson, Hewlett Packard, Olympus, Kodak, Sony, Nikon, Canon, Calumet, Hasselblad, Mamiya, FujiFilm, Adobe and Polaroid. New products, photography innovations, and digital technology will be featured. Expo highlights include the first-ever U.S. showing of new photographic products introduced at this fall's Photokina in Cologne, Germany.
PhotoPlus Expo is geared to both professional and advanced amateur photographers as well as designers and lab professionals. Hours: Thursday, October 31st - Friday, November 1st 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Saturday, November 2nd 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Seminars range between $65 - $130. For more information on the Gold Expo Pass, the seminar program and the Expo, visit the website at: http://www.photoplusexpo.com or call (866) 693-1007 or (301) 694-5243.
About Photo District News
Photo District News Magazine (PDN), the leading publication for professional photographers and creatives, offers up-to-date information on technologies, techniques, market forces and trends to those who take pictures and those who use pictures.
About VNU Expo
VNU Expo produces more than 50 conferences and trade shows annually for professionals in fields ranging from presentations and training to travel, design and retail merchandising. VNU Expos reach over thousands of industry leaders each year in collaborative environments designed to inspire, inform and entertain.
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(First posted on Friday, October 18, 2002 at 16:25 EDT)