ASMP- Photo Assistant Workshop

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ASMP- Photo Assistant Workshop

ASMP– Photo Assistant Workshop

Saturday March 21, 2009
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: John Myers Photography
29 Richmond St. Rochester, NY 14607
Pre-register by March 13th
contact: Tim Toal at 585-461-9790 or

Presented by: American Society of Media Photographers / Western New York

Seven hours of valuable information for students and assistants. This workshop will cover a range of topics that are important for anyone getting into advertising photography. We will have five area photographers and established assistants presenting material based on their experiences. Lunch and time for a portfolio review will be provided to all attending, so bring your work along. Door prizes from area vendors will be given away.

Topics will include:
• What photographers look for in an assistant
• Self-promotion
• Invoicing, bookkeeping, and taxes
• Assisting etiquette
• Studio and location expectations
• Freelance assisting vs. full-time staff assisting.
• Equipment review
• Portfolio review
(Bring your book)

Sponsored by:
Hahn Photographic

Door Prizes:
Booksmart Studio

Praus Production Inc.

TopFlight Professional Lab

ASMP Members: $20 pre-registration, $30 at the door
Non-members: $50 pre-registration, $60 at the door
Cash or Check only

Not an ASMP member? Your ASMP membership is transferable to any ASMP chapter. Join ASMP at the workshop and ASMPWNY will refund $30 upon your membership confirmation. Students must provide proof of student status with a copy of their student course schedule issued by the college or a letter from a faculty member on school stationary. For membership details or to join ASMP go to Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover Card accepted for membership only.


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About the Author:

Eric T. Kunsman is a photographer and book artist based out of Rochester, New York where he has returned to pursue his personal work. Eric is a Lecturer for the Arts & Imaging Studies Department in the National Technical Institute for the Deaf and also teaches for the School of Photographic Arts & Sciences both of which are housed at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He was formerly an Assistant Professor at Mercer County Community College where he was also the coordinator of the photography program. He has nationally taught workshops, lectured on digital printing. Eric holds his MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and holds an MS in Electronic Publishing/Graphic Arts Media, BS in Biomedical Photography, BFA in Fine Art photography all from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. His photographs and books have been exhibited internationally and are in several prominent collections throughout the United States. He currently owns Booksmart Studio, which is a fine art digital printing studio specializing in numerous techniques and services for photographers and book artists.


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