Publish Your Photos in Magazines
February 27, 2016: Boulder, Colorado
Workshop at a Glance
A full day packed with information and instruction from photo editors at national magazines and the professional photographers who work for them. This conference is extremely unique because it allows attendees direct access to the photo decision-makers at national magazines.
Notable Faculty: Sadie Quarrier, Amy Silverman, Michelle Theall, Bob Smith
Location: Chautauqua Park Grand Assembly, Boulder, Colorado
Workshop level: Enthusiast to amateur-professional
Contests: Ten attendees will win a one-on-one meeting at the conference with National Geographic’s senior photo editor. All attendees will receive a portfolio review with a faculty member. The Creative Conferences will present an award to the top photo entered into the contest.
Schedule: Sessions from 8am-5pm, with lunch keynote (see below for details)
Includes all sessions, contests and lunch. Breaks down to less than $25/hour investment. Space is limited. Register today to ensure your spot.
Sadie Quarrier is a senior photo editor at National Geographic Magazine where she is in charge of adventure and exploration stories in addition to editing a diverse range of other topics. Sadie has been an editor at the magazine for 13 years. Prior to that she was a photo editor for National Geographic Books and photo editor/designer at Smithsonian Magazine. She is also currently a voting member on the National Geographic Society’s Expeditions Council and Young Explorer’s Grant Committee, both of which fund a variety of media-driven projects.
AMY SILVERMAN / OUTSIDE MAGAZINE
Amy Silverman, a native of Indianapolis, is the photo editor of Outside magazine, and has worked with photographers including Robert Maxwell, Art Streiber, Andrew Hetherington and Jimmy Chin, for the publication. Amy also has served as an invited portfolio reviewer at industry events including the Palm Springs Photo Festival, and she participated in Telluride’s 2012 Mountainfilm Festival as a judge in the cinematography category.
Before landing in publishing, Amy spent 10 years working as a camera assistant in the film industry on movies like Outsourced and Milk and on the television show Sex and the City. Amy recently participated in the Outside in Aspen Sprint Triathlon and she finished! The impact of Amy’s work as Outside’s photo editor can be seen at www.outsideonline.com.
Bob Smith creates fine wildlife portraits, environmental, and landscape images. He travels extensively throughout the year, conducting both wildlife field photo workshops and classroom sessions on digital workflow. His work covers locations in Antarctica, Africa, Alaska, Canada, and the western U.S. His images have appeared in publications including the National Geographic, Nikon product catalog, Evergreen Living, Nature Photographer, Conservation Society, and numerous other publications. Bob is a member of National Geographic’s Image Collection, Nikon Professional Services and was Director of Mangelsen Stock Images. He has published two books: “Alaska to the Arctic” and “Antarctica – Land of Ice.” bobsmithimages.net
Michelle brings over twenty-two years of publishing experience to the conference and has held photo editing responsibilities for Alaska magazine and Women’s Adventure in her career. As the editor in chief at Alaska magazine, Michelle oversees, manages and approves the photography, design, and articles for the title. Her images have appeared in several national titles including Backpacker, Alaska, 5280, Women’s Adventure and Elevation Outdoors. She is represented by Aurora Stock and Alaska Stock agencies. michelletheall.photoshelter.com
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
8am: Registration and networking
9am-9:45am: Let’s Get Real: Taking Your Photography to the Next Level: Alaska Magazine’s Michelle Theall
10am-10:45am: How Photo Editors Work: Outside Magazine’s Amy Silverman
11am-11:45am: From Good to Great: Making Your Images Stand Out: National Geographic Photographer Bob Smith
Noon-1:30pm: Lunch and Keynote: National Geographic’s Senior Photo Editor Sadie Quarrier
1:30-4pm: One-on-one portfolio reviews with faculty, attendee presentations
4pm-5pm: New technology for your camera kit and how to create stunning prints: Mike’s Camera
All attendees may submit up to three images for review by our faculty. Ten attendees will be selected to receive a one-on-one, ten-minute meeting with National Geographic’s senior photo editor, Sadie Quarrier, at the conference.
All submissions will be considered for a special Creative Conferences award for the best singular image in the competition.
All paid and registered attendees will receive submission guidelines from the Creative Conferences by email. Meeting assignments, including those with National Geographic, will be announced the week prior to the conference.
- February 27, 2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
- February 27, 2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm