CSN Foto Fest

Nevada Camera Club sponsor and our friends at CSN are having a huge Photography Convention and they have invited the whole community to attend.  There will be a tradeshow and various lectures throughout the day.  Admission is free and everyone is encouraged to attend.  The schedule of events and the flyer is below.

Day 1 Monday April 11, 2016

Tradeshow Area opens to public at 10:00am, closes at 5:00pm

Morning Activities:


In 1790 Studio: Dropkit with Chuck Lohman
In 1744 classroom: Photoshop Composite with Heather Protz
In 1749 video studio: Painting with Light Portrait with Tony Gomez
In 1756 classroom: Video for Photographers with Mark Olson
Outside by front door: Fashion photography with Ingo Markman
In 1766 classroom: Architecture with Larry Hanna
In 1736 classroom: Photoshop Retouching with David Hardy
In 1722 tutoring lab: Diptichs with Casey Jade
In 1743 classroom: Photojournalism with Jeff Schied


Demo sessions are 45 minutes each


Session 1 - 9:45am - 10:30am
Lunch break 10:30am - 11:00am
Session 2 - 11:00am - 11:45am
Session 3 - 11:45am - 12:30pm


Afternoon Activities:


2:00pm-3:45pm in room 1772 Auditorium:
Photo Assisting Roundtable Panel - Moderated by Chuck Lohman with Richard Reffner, Mike McNulty, Richard Brian, Todd Lussier, Stefan Ennals, Haoyuan Ren. This is a must for anyone looking to break into the photography industry as an assistant, digital tech or lighting gaffer.


4:00pm - 5:15pm in classroom 1744
Light Meters, How to Use One andWhy You Need One with Brenda Hipsher. Brenda has been in the photography industry for over 20 years, and is currently the National Manager of Education Markets for the MAC Group. Sponsored by PhotoVideoEDU

Evening Activites:

6:30pm - in photo studio, room 1790
Understanding Studio Lighting with James Schmelzer. Known for his consistently outstanding style of portrait and wedding photography, James is an internationally known Master Craftsmen Photographer, lecturer and owner of Elite Photographic Studio located in Shelby Twp., Michigan. As a professional photographer for over 25 years, James has been awarded the Photographic Craftsman & Master of Photography from PPA, Accolade of Photographic Mastery from WPPI, among many others. Sponsored by Sigma USA

Day 2 Tuesday April 12, 2016

Tradeshow Area opens to public at 10:00am, closes at 5:00pm

Morning Activities:


10:00am - 11:45 - 1772 - Auditorium
Copyright Law Essentials for Photographers. Dean was an art & creative director for over 45 years and is now an advertising consultant. He is the author of 6 books including “Law & Advertising - Current Legal Issues for Agencies, Advertisers and Attorneys.” He specializes in the areas of advertising, marketing and is an expert witness in advertising law litigation cases. He’s also been a fine art photographer for over 30 years.

Afternoon Activities:


Noon - 2:00pm - 1790 - Photo Studio
Understanding Studio Lighting with James Schmelzer - Hands on activity, students will get to work with the equipment and the model. Known for his consistently outstanding style of portrait and wedding photography, James is an internationally known Master Craftsmen Photographer, lecturer and owner of Elite Photographic Studio located in Shelby Twp., Michigan. As a professional photographer for over 25 years, James has been awarded the Photographic Craftsman & Master of Photography from PPA, Accolade of Photographic Mastery from WPPI, among many others. Sponsored by Sigma USA

2:15pm - 6:00pm - in 1722 - Tutor Lab
Contemporary Photographic Image Transfer Techniques. The CSN Alternative Process Photo Club will be demonstrating contemporary photographic image transfer techniques using Digital Transparencies, Alcohol Gel & Watercolor Papers. If you are interested in participating, bring your favorite digital image file and experience this creative process, hands on, from start to finish. All process supplies will be provided.

3:00pm - 5:00pm - in 1749 - Video Studio
Framing and Matting demo with Michael Hendrick. Michael is a CSN grad who’s been doing framing and matting professionally for over 30 years. Along with framing and matting, he and his wife run a commercial photography business in Las Vegas.

Evening Activities:


6:30pm - 8:30pm - in 1772 - Auditorium
An Evening with Legendary Rock & Roll photographer Robert M. Knight. Robert will discuss his career photographing the icons of the music industry. A Las Vegas-based photographer, Robert’s career started in 1968 and he’s consistently worked in the music industry for international record companies, publications and musical equipment manufacturers for over 40 years now. Best known for his “Guitar Legend” archive, having photographed Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton and many, many more.

Day 3 Wednesday April 13, 2016

Tradeshow Area opens to public at 10:00am, closes at 5:00pm

Morning Activities:


10am - 12pm - in 1790 Photo Studio
Starting a Photo Business with Jennifer Burkart and Ryan Reason from Square Shooting. For a decade, Jennifer Burkart and Ryan Reason have been honing their skills with continuing technical education, on-the-job training, and a studied awareness of contemporary style, as well as current cultural trends in marketing. Combining these core ingredients with identifiable visual aesthetics allows Square Shooting to stand out when looking for a commercial photographer in Las Vegas.

Afternoon Activities:


12:30pm - 1:45pm - classroom 1744
Paper Printing Demo with Veronica Cotter. Hahnemühle has been making papers for more than 430 years. With more than 80 different papers in its collection, Veronica will help you make choices in matching your images to a paper that will enhance its beauty. Veronica is Hahnemühle’s Western Regional Sales and Educational Development Manager. Sponsored by Hahnemühle USA

2:00 - 4:00pm - in 1790 - Photostudio
Photographing Food with Joe Lavine. Joe lives in Golden, CO, and works as a commercial photographer specializing in food and beverage. For 20 years, Joe has worked with clients like General Mills, McDonalds, Quiznos, Rock Bottom Restaurants, Coors, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Wells Fargo Bank, Duracell and Qwest. Currently, Joe serves as Manager of Educational Services at Profoto USA. Sponsored by Profoto USA

4:30 - 6:00pm - in 1790 - Photostudio
Wedding Lighting & Posing with Ryan Brown. Ryan has been a professional photographer in the Kansas City area, photographing weddings and portraits domestically and internationally for 10 years. Ryan is a Tech Rep with Sigma USA. Sponsored by Sigma USA and Elinchrom

Evening Activities:


6:30pm - 7:15pm in 1772 Auditorium -
Lou Hendrickson Memorial and Jesse Reese Contest Awards Ceremony. Come celebrate and see if your entry is a winner!

7:15pm - 9:00pm in Photo Studio - 1790
BBQ sponsored by B&C Camera. Immediately following the awards presentions, please join us for a BBQ with a side dish contest! So cook up your best BBQ side dish for a chance to win a prize. In addition, there will be a cell phone food photography contest with a chance to win another prize!
 

Day 4 Thursday April 14, 2016

Tradeshow Area opens to public at 10:00am, closes at 5:00pm

Morning Activities:


10am - 1:00pm - on location in the Las Vegas Art’s District
Documentary photography location shoot with Heather Protz. Meet at the Emergency Arts Building, 520 Fremont Street, corner of Fremont and 6th Streets. CSN Photo Students may check out Sigma lenses, Benro Tripods, Vu filters, Elinchrom lights and Phottix flashes and Sekonic meters to be used in the CSN Photo Contest. Sponsored by PhotoVideoEDU and Sigma

10am-11:45am - 1790 - Photo Studio
The Photography Student and PhotoVideoEDU. A must for all students to attend! Come learn about all the great equipment and discounts you get as a photography student. Elinchrom-Phottix-Sekonic Alliance, along with Benro and MeFoto tripods, Ilford inkjet paper, plus a review of new products. You will learn how the products work and how to qualify for educational savings. Sponsored by PhotoVideoEDU

Afternoon Activities:


Noon - 1:45pm - in 1790 - Photo Studio
Portrait Lighting with Ryan Brown. Ryan has been a professional photographer in the Kansas City area, photographing weddings and portraits domestically and internationally for 10 years. Ryan is a Tech Rep with Sigma USA. Sponsored by Sigma USA and Elinchrom.

2:00 - 4:00pm - in 1790 - Photostudio
Fashion Photography with Jerry Metellus. For over 25 years Jerry has specialized in photographing fashion and lifestyle photography. His clients include America’s Next Top Model, celebrities like Celin Dion, Mike Tyson, BB King, Jerry Seinfeld, Paula Abdul, and many casinos and publications.

4:30 - 6:00pm - in 1790 - Photostudio
Creative Wedding Photography Lighting with John Michael Cooper. Together with his wife Dalisa, John operates altF photographers, a Las Vegas-based wedding photography business specializing in destination weddings. His unique approach to weddings has made him a much sought-after speaker and is most noted for starting the “Trash the Dress” craze.

Evening Activities:


6:30pm - 8:30pm in 1772 - Auditorium
Canon Explorer of Light - Gregory Heisler. Greg is a New York-based photographer whose technical mastery and thoughtful responsiveness allow him to creatively interpret an unusually broad range of subjects. He’s best known for his more than 50 Time Magazine cover portraits, yet his trademark editorial portrait work for Life, Sports Illustrated, Gentlemen’s Quarterly (GQ), Esquire, ESPN, House and Garden and The New York Times Magazine have also received wide acclaim. Greg currently serves as the Distinguished Professor of Photography at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Sponsored by Canon USA

Day 5 Friday April 15, 2016

Tradeshow Area opens to public at
10:00am, closes at 2:00pm

Morning Activities:


10am - Noon - in classroom 1736
What makes a good lens? with Jared Ivy. Jared co-owned a commercial photography company in California that specialized in product and architecture as well as videography. Currently he is the Senior Technical Representative for Sigma Corporation of America and enjoys traveling to teach classes and workshops and loves the creative shooting freedom that his position affords. Sponsored by Sigma USA

Afternoon Activities:


Noon - 1:30pm - in classroom 1744
The Importance of Printer Profiles with Brenda Hipsher. Brenda has been in the photography industry for over 20 years, and is currently is the National Manager of Education Markets for the MAC Group. Sponsored by PhotoVideoEDU