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2018 Seminar Announcement

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


The 2018 Seminar will be held at the Ethical Society on Saturday, March 10th 2018. The speaker is Karen Kasmauski who to date has produced 25 major stories for National Geographic. She leads photography workshops for them, teaches journalism and photography at prestigious universities, as well as going on assignments all over the world for clients. She has published two books, both of which have been nominated for a Pulitzer prize.

Karen shoots landscapes, nature, travel and photojournalism images, as well as fine art pictures. She will bring examples of all these and talk about why she shot them the way she did, and what she had to consider and do to get the picture she wanted. She will also talk about making a photograph of something which seems to be unattractive at first glance but which needs to be presented in such a way that viewers would notice it and spend time looking at it. New and experienced photographers will find plenty to think about and to learn after listening to her speak of her own experiences and challenges. She has covered earthquakes in Japan, been arrested in Africa, and exposed to radiation in Russia.

To learn more about her please visit her website at www.kasmauski.com where you will be able to see examples of her work in her Portfolio, read of some of her adventures and see more shots in her in her Blog, and read some of her work history in her Biography. Should you have difficulty in getting to the site which sometimes seems to happen, on your home page type in the question/subject bar at the top "photographer Karen Kasmauski" and her site will be listed.

Ticket prices have been held steady and will be $60 for members, and $75 for non members, the same as last year. There will also be Free tickets to be won! Anyone who sells 3 tickets will win one free one. And if anyone sells 6 tickets they will win two free ones. This could be quite a lucrative opportunity for anyone willing to give it a shot!

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