New Jersey Photographic Educational Conference in Summit, NJ

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On April 4-6 2008, the New Jersey Photography Forum will be hosting the largest Photographic Educational Conference in the state. Utilizing the Visual Arts Center state -of the-art facility located in Summit, NJ, an exciting weekend of workshops, speakers, portfolio reviews as well as a vendor fair is planned.

Beginning on Friday afternoon (April 4), various workshops and portfolio reviews will be given by some of the leading names in the industry as well as Visual Arts Center instructors. Friday evening in the main gallery, participants will be able to listen to the keynote speaker, Stephen Perloff, founder and editor of Photo Review Magazine. Following Stephen, a gala opening reception will take place.

On Saturday morning, workshops, lecturers, and portfolio reviews will be held in the centers nine studio and classroom spaces. The day will culminate in a panel discussion on contemporary issues in photography including panelists from all segments of the industry moderated by George Schaub, editor of Shutterbug Magazine. The weekend concludes on Sunday with a full day of portfolio reviews and products from over 40 vendors.

The Friday night opening reception and photography exhibit along with the Sunday exhibitor fair is free and open to the public. There is a fee for the workshops and some of the presentations.

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