craft, network with other photographers and listen to advice from seasoned
professionals at the Photograph Nebraska Symposium to be held on February 24
& 25 at the Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History.
Keynote presenters will include:
- National Geographic Photographer, Joel Sartore - After more than 20
year and 30 stories for the National Geographic Society, Joel has covered
everything from the remote Amazon rainforest to beer-drinking,
mountain-racing firefighters in the United Kingdom. Joel has completed
assignments for Audubon Magazine, Time, Life, Newsweek and Sports
- Digital Photography Expert, Randy Hampton
- Omaha World Herald Photojournalist, Alyssa Schukar
This two-day event will also include workshops on: sports photography,
camera care, publishing, composition, severe storm photography, blended
photography, photo projects, wildlife photography and natural and
artificial lighting. Speakers will include: Bruce Thorson, Alan Mais, Jeff
Kurrus, John Brooks, Ryan McGinnis, Steve & Bobbi Olson, Rick Houchin and
Professionals will be on hand to critique photographs throughout the event.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to photograph waterfowl and cranes
in a blind on the Platte River. This event is held in conjunction with the
"Life Up Close" Photography Exhibit which will be on display at the Hastings
Museum from Saturday, February 4 thru Sunday, March 25.
The event is hosted by the Adams County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Please
visit www.PhotographNebraska.com for the schedule and registration