8-9 am: Reception and registration. Coffee and light snacks.
9 am – 10 am: Keynote presentation, Franco Salmoiraghi
Presentation of PNM Lifetime Achievement Award and lecture by photographer Franco Salmoiraghi.
10 am – 11 am: Panel Discussions
The Changing Face of Photojournalism, Documentary, and Editorial Photography
How have photojournalism and documentary photography changed in light of the internet, social media, and the diminished distribution of print media? What remains constant? Is there room for “long-form,” in-depth essays or do editors seek images with immediate impact? How have citizen “journalists” with cell phone cameras impacted the profession? This panel of highly experienced photojournalists and documentary photographers consider the state of the art today and more in a lively, informative discussion.
Hugh Gentry: moderator
Ed Greevy (Documentary photographer)
PF Bentley (Free Lance; Former staff photographer for Time and Civil Beat)
Krystle Marcellus (Star Advertiser)
New Directions and New Talent
What is taking place in the diverse practice of fine art photography today? How do these trends influence our own community? As long-time observers of the photographic medium, panelists consider new directions in the medium. Each panelist selects two-three photographers representing new thinking in photography and presents slides of the practitioner’s work. Panelists share their thoughts photography in the twenty first century, respond to each other’s selections, and open dialogue with the audience.
David Ulrich, moderator
Alison Beste (Artist and Educator)
James Jensen (Curator of Contemporary Art, Honolulu Museum of Art)
Andrew Rose (Owner/Director, Andrew Rose Gallery)
11:15 am – 12:15 pm: Panel Discussions
Photo Editing for Publication
What takes place behind the scenes of a photo editor’s desk? Photo editing often revolves around assigning work, telling a story, highlighting a photographer’s vision, and correlating images with words. Sequencing and editing images can bring a story or a group of images to life. What are the challenges of photo editing? Has it changed in recent years? What are photo editors looking for in their respective publications? Join these highly respected editors for an in-depth look at photo editing today.
Matt Mallams (Photo Editor, Hana Hou): moderator
Kristin Lipman (Honolulu Magazine)
George F. Lee (Photo Editor, Star Advertiser)
Cody Kawamoto (Hawaii Magazine)
Intersections: Mobile technology, Social media, and the Photograph
How has social media transformed the landscape of photography? Does is enhance visual literacy among members of society? Is it changing the manner in which we communicate visually? Are we witnessing a revolution in photography or merely an evolution of how images are disseminated? Panelists address these and other questions related to the influence of social media platforms on photography.
Edward White: moderator
Dallas Nagata White
1 pm: Keynote presentation, Zak Noyle photographer
A staff photographer for Surfer Magazine, Zak Noyle has been sent on assignment at the last minute to cover the swell in Indonesia and is unable to attend f808 in person. Ric Noyle, Zak’s father, presents Zak’s recent work and a video on Zak created by Red Bull.
1:45 pm -2:45 pm: Talks and Panel Discussions
In the Water
Hugh Gentry: moderator
Lifestyle: Fashion and Portrait
Prominent professional photographers from O‘ahu and Maui discuss the opportunities and challenges of working as a photographer. They will examine the markets in Hawai‘i for portraits, fashion, wedding, and lifestyle photography, discuss the professional needs, and address current conditions in the field.
Ric Noyle: moderator
Tracy Wright Corvo
3 – 4 pm: Talks and Panel Discussions
Shorts: A series of brief slide presentations by individual photographers
Professional Practices for Commercial, Editorial, and Fine Art Photography
How do you present your work to a client, editor, or gallery? What is needed in the different areas of photography: a portfolio, website, resumé, tearsheets, or artist’s statement? Panelists discuss the professional requirements for a wide variety of purposes: editorial and commercial work, galleries and juried exhibitions, grants, working with clients and art directors, and online platforms such as websites and social media.
David Ulrich: moderator