March 12, 2015
The world’s leading photojournalists from VII Photo have teamed up with the technology specialists from AbelCine to present an immersive, two-day educational program: The VII Evolution Tour. This program examines the technology, craft and business practices of today’s successful visual storytellers. The event is structured as a combination of seminars, panel discussions, hands-on workshops, and networking.
The VII Photographers who will be taking part in the Washington, DC event are: Jessica Dimmock, Ashley Gilbertson, Ron Haviv, and Ed Kashi. On day one of the program, VII members, AbelCine instructors, and industry professionals will present a variety of seminars and panels. They will lead discussions on a variety of topics from the business to the the craft of photojournalism. A free reception will follow. Register for the full day of seminars HERE.
There will also be a series of workshops on Sunday, March 29th. Ed Kashi will be teaching one of the workshops alongside Ashley Gilbertson. “DC Uncovered with Ash & Ed” will be taught from 11am – 2pm. Ashley and Ed will lead students around DC and guide them on how to approach subjects, compose their frames, and find new and unexpected angles. A short editing critique will follow the shooting session, and the best work from each student will appear on the VII Photo Instagram feed. More info on how to register for this workshop HERE.
Canon Professional Services (CPS) members will receive a signed VII photographer’s 8×10 print (valued at $100) at the event. When registering, please be sure to include your CPS member number.
Student discounts available, with valid ID at the door.