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Press Release for Immediate Release
Contact: Event Director Terrie Eliker 808-283-8438 or
Marketing Director Barbara
New Developments at the Digital Photography Event You Can't Miss—
September 16-20, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency
July 1, 2009--Kaanapali,
The Maui Photo Festival & Workshops event will bring world-class pro photographers and masters of the digital darkroom to one of the world's most photogenic destinations:
The Maui Photo Festival presents a blend of classroom sessions, location shoots, real-world assignments and hands-on photo excursions led by professional photographers. Organizers plan a series of event-long photo competitions for both amateurs and pros. Each evening at the Maui Photo Festival’s outdoor big-screen theater on
In addition to the newly added presenters already mentioned, Maui Photo Festival & Workshops presenters also include Canon Explorers of Light Jack Reznicki, Rick Sammon and Eddie Tapp; former aerial combat photographers Stacy Pearsall and Andy Dunaway; award-winning portrait photographer Judy Host; Senior Creative Director at Adobe Systems Incorporated Russell Preston Brown and Adobe Senior Digital Imaging Evangelist Julianne Kost; international fine art photographer and founder of the Pacific Center of Photography, Michael Gilbert; Maui's own fine art photographer Randy Jay Braun; advertising, fashion and architectural photographer Lou Freeman; commercial, editorial and fine art photographer Tony Novak-Clifford; celebrity portrait photographer David Rose; Waimea Bay shorebreak surfing pioneer and photographer Clark Little; international underwater photographer David Fleetham of Hawaii; and more to come. The most up-to-date listing of presenters can be found at www.mauiphotofestival.com.
To get a better idea of the overall quality of this event—and the Sweet Light Photo Safari in particular—see a course description below. The organizers intend to have
The four-day festival registration fee of $695 includes an opening reception with pupu (appetizers) and no-host cocktails; three full days of morning keynotes, classroom sessions, and extended afternoon sessions; three more evenings in our outdoor Paradise Cinema on Kaanapali Beach, and a special Sunday wrap-up session. Registered attendees will also be able to choose from a list of optional golden-hour and afternoon excursions.
For optimum one-on-one interaction, attendance is limited to 350 photographer attendees. The exquisite location for the event—the Hyatt Regency
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* Sweet Light Photo Safari:
From 9AM-5PM, on September 16th. Learn how to control and master natural lighting to create beautiful and dynamic portraits. Judy Host and Eddie Tapp will share their expertise and tips of how to “see the light,” the best natural light with emphasis on understanding light quality. The day will start in classroom with a slide show and detailed instruction. Then the group will split in two to accompany either Judy or Eddie for the location shoot. Later we’ll return to class to learn some of the latest software retouching techniques. Students will work with models and each other to generate exciting images. $150
Note: This safari is a snapshot of their 5-day Sweet Light Safari workshop that sells out at $1100 each time they present it in
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
In other news... we lament the demise of Kodachrome film. It did give us "nice bright colors", as Paul Simon wrote.