STAND OUT Photo Gallery Heads South In 2017! STAND OUT Photo Gallery events are designed to inspire, educate and motivate. Here you can explore the art and business of photography and find out what you need to help you, as a photographer, stand out from the rest. At these events, you have the unique opportunity to see large print medium format photography displayed in a gallery setting and to hear from the top-level artist behind the work. ©Richard Sexton YOU Should Attend If You Are Looking To… share knowledge and inspiration with other photographers learn how to stand out in both your photography and in business most of all you will get to spend time with DYNAMIC Capture Integration Team Meet The Speakers Richard Sexton Richard Sexton is a fine art and media photographer whose work has been published and exhibited worldwide. His work has been published in magazines such as Abitare, Archetype, Harper’s, Louisiana Cultural Vistas, Photographer’s Forum, and View Camera. His most recent book, Creole World, published in 2014 by The Historic New Orleans Collection, is the 13th book he has authored, co-authored, or photographed and is now in its 2nd printing. Previously published titles include a monograph Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast, published by Chronicle Books, San Francisco, in 2007. Chronicle Books also published the best selling New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence in 1993 and Vestiges of Grandeur: The Plantations of Louisiana’s River Road in 1999. New Roads and Old Rivers: Louisiana’s Historic Pointe Coupee Parish was published by LSU Press in 2012. In 1997 Sexton curated the exhibit Sidney Bechet: A World of Jazz 1897-1997, which commemorated the hundredth anniversary of the influential jazz musician’s birth. Sexton has had two major exhibitions at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans. The first exhibit in 2005 featured work from his self-published, handmade art book, The Highway of Temptation and Redemption: A Gothic Travelogue in Two Dimensions. The second exhibit in 2007 featured work from Terra Incognita. This exhibit has subsequently traveled to the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, the Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, Florida, the Pensacola Museum of Art in Pensacola, Florida, and the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, Florida. Creole World, his first exhibit for The Historic New Orleans Collection, was on view at the Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art from April 15, through December 7, 2014. The exhibit is now traveling to other venues. The first travel venue was Frost Art Museum at Florida International University in Miami and in 2016 it traveled to Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College in Shreveport, LA, and then to the Hilliard University Art Museum in Lafayette, LA. Sexton’s photographs are included in the holdings of The Historic New Orleans Collection, New Orleans Museum of Art, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, LSU Museum of Art, Polk Museum of Art, Frost Art Museum, Pensacola Museum of Art, Southeast Museum of Photography, and numerous private collections. In 2014 Richard Sexton received the Michael P. Smith Award for Documentary Photography from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Also in 2014, Richard Sexton was included in the American Illustrator-American Photographer Latin American Fotografia 3 Awards Annual. Website: www.richardsextonstudio.com ©Richard Sexton Rodney Lough Jr. Rodney is an award-winning Master Wilderness Photographer… blah blah blah…bottom line is he does what he loves to do and in the end it shows. Join him for a fun filled and interactive conversation about what got him going and what keeps him going. You never know you might just come to love this guy, or not. blah blah blah continues here…who has been traveling to the ends of the earth and weathered all types of climate, in a quest to find nature’s most exquisite terrains to photograph. Equipped with years of back country experience – Rodney is determined to obtain that perfect image of Mother Nature at her best. From the sweltering dry deserts of the American Southwest, to the rainforests in the Pacific Northwest, from waist-deep snow fields of the great Alaska wilderness, to the heat in Death Valley, Rodney has survived everything the earth has thrown at him. He’s even survived a fall off a 30 foot cliff! Renowned for the vibrant colors and rich textures of his wilderness landscape photography, Rodney is a purist who captures what nature creates, using no color filters or darkroom deception. The world today is a remarkable place full of beauty and splendor,” Rodney exclaims. “To witness the simple grandeur of creation, the miracle of nature, is perhaps all that we need. The peace received while viewing a leaf turned color at the height of fall is immense and divine.” – Myriam Letchner [editor in chief | Popular Photography] “Rodney captures the stillness and quiet in the midst of a world of motion. His photography renders a brief slice of time – when the light and the weather and the smallest details of the scene all align – timeless and magisterial.” Website: www.rodneyloughjr.com ©Rodney Lough Jr. Zack Arias Zack states that he’s been actively pursuing photography as a career for twenty years and it’s been a hell of a trip thus far. He’s risen and fallen a number of times and truly feels that he’s finally reached base camp. On a clear day he can see his goal. On the not so clear days he is still climbing and still pushing. Zack highlights that he is still pushing himself, his subjects and his craft. These days, Zack thinks of himself more as a director than a photographer. He tends to work with subjects who aren’t that comfortable in front of the camera and direct them from start to finish. He’s traveled through 49 of the 50 states and five of the seven continents. From a boardroom in New York, to a film set in Los Angeles, to a farm in Texas, to the streets of Hong Kong, to the high Atlas Mountains of Morocco, he pursues photography with everything he has. Website: http://www.zackarias.com/ ©Zach Arias David Gallagher Dave Gallagher is the owner of Capture Integration, one of the most respected photographic sales organizations in the marketplace. Founded in 2004 – Capture Integration is an international award winning company that is recognized as the world leader in medium format digital photographic sales. ©Dave Gallagher Josef Blazar Josef Blazar is the owner of Blazing Editions, one of the leaders in the Fine Art Printmaking Industry. His company is based in New England, and is dedicated to providing the finest reproductions work on a variety of substrates. Working with array of art professionals throughout North America, Josef has a broad knowledge of the art market. With a vast amount of machinery and expertise, his company has the ability to handle custom/unique jobs. Currently, Blazing has developed into the largest sublimation onto aluminum distributor to the fine art industry. The main focus of the company is based on quality & service. Website: www.blazing.com Josef Blazar Printing Stand Out Agenda 1:00pm – 1:30pm Welcome and Check-in 1:30pm – 2:30pm Richard Sexton: Photographer as Visual Narrator: The Art of Storytelling 2:30pm – 3:00pm Josef Blazar: The Art of Printmaking and Selling Your Prints 3:00pm – 3:30pm Dave Gallagher: Why Quality Matters 3:30pm – 4:00pm Break 4:00pm – 5:00pm Zack Arias: The Importance of Personal Work 5:00pm – 6:00pm Rodney Lough Jr.: Stand Here 6:00pm – 8:00pm Exhibit | Wine & Cheese Networking | Demo | GiveawaysDate ©Richard Sexton Seminars Why Quality Matters with Dave Gallagher Speaker: Dave Gallagher Why are we as a society so hell bent on a “race to the bottom?” We lower quality, we lower expectations, we lower standards, and the aggregate of this race is an acceptance of lower quality in every facet of life. Well, I am not permitting this in my life…… are you? The Art of Print Making and Selling Your Print with Josef Blazer Speaker : Josef Blazar Josef Blazar is the owner of Blazing Editions, a fine art printing company based in Rhode Island. In his presentation, “The Art of Printmaking and Selling Your Prints,” Blazer will discuss the mission and background of Blazing Editions, emphasizing the importance of quality and customer service. He will also share information on various topics relating to printing images, from the benefits and drawbacks of paper and metal substrates to the importance of high resolution photos when printing from a camera. After an overview of important details in the process of printing and re-printing images, Blazer will provide valuable insight relating to art exhibitions, selling prints, interacting with galleries, and the hardships of online-focused selling. ©Jose Blazar Photographer as Visual Narrator: The Art of Storytelling with Richard Sexton Speaker : Richard Sexton Richard Sexton began his career in professional photography in the 1970s. He is currently in the final stages of completing his 14th book—Enigmatic Stream: The Industrial Landscape of the Lower Mississippi River. His publishers have included The Historic New Orleans Collection; Chronicle Books, San Francisco; LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA; Pelican Publishing, Gretna, LA; River Road Historical Society, Destrehan, LA; Oak Alley Foundation, Vacherie, LA; and Compass American Guides (imprint of Random House, New York). Each of his book projects has consisted of elaborate photo essays in which the primary narrative is visual, rather than verbal. Whether it’s a book, an exhibit, a portfolio, or an editorial assignment, telling a story in pictures, is his main interest in photography. So much so that he sometimes describes himself as an author, photo essayist, or even raconteur, rather than a photographer. He will discuss the evolution of his career and the project based structure of his photographic work. ©Richard Sexton Stand Here with Rodney Lough Jr. Speaker: Rodney Lough Jr. Rodney Lough Jr. has spent a lifetime traveling to the ends of the earth, weathering all types of climates, in order to find the best views of the most beautiful places on the planet. Rodney will share images of these special places with the you and explain the inspiration behind the shot. Learn about Rodney’s experiences and his successful path to becoming a world renowned Fine Art photographer ©Rodney Lough Jr The Importance of Personal Work with Zack Arias Speaker: Zack Arias A few months ago I was seriously thinking about closing the doors, or rather, just handing over the keys to my son, Caleb, and just walk away from it. Thank God for my friends, yoga, and wine. Then I saw this… “THE ADVICE I LIKE TO GIVE YOUNG ARTISTS, OR REALLY ANYBODY WHO’LL LISTEN TO ME, IS NOT TO WAIT AROUND FOR INSPIRATION. INSPIRATION IS FOR AMATEURS; THE REST OF US JUST SHOW UP AND GET TO WORK. IF YOU WAIT AROUND FOR THE CLOUDS TO PART AND A BOLT OF LIGHTNING TO STRIKE YOU IN THE BRAIN, YOU ARE NOT GOING TO MAKE AN AWFUL LOT OF WORK.” …CHUCK CLOSE The AMAZING Event Location This event will be held at one of New York Times most raved about communities in the South, Serenbe! Address: Lake Pavilion at Serenbe 10950 Hutcheson Ferry Road Palmetto, GA 30268 Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017 Time: 1:00pm – 8:00pm Registration: Please call Capture Integration if you have any questions at 877-217-9870. ©Rodney Lough Jr.