The world’s leading photojournalists from VII Photo have teamed up with the technology specialists from AbelCine to present an immersive, two-day educational program: The VII Evolution Tour. This program examines the technology, craft and business practices of today’s successful visual storytellers. The event is structured as a combination of seminars, panel discussions, hands-on workshops, and networking. We welcome attendees with all levels of experience and creative interests.
The VII Evolution Tour will travel to different AbelCine venues in big cities throughout the US. The first stop is New York. The New York program will take place Saturday, February 28 – Sunday, March 1, 2015. The VII Photographers who will be taking part in the New York event are: Jessica Dimmock, Ashley Gilbertson, Ron Haviv, Gary Knight, and John Stanmeyer.
On day one of the program, VII members, AbelCine instructors, and industry professionals will present a variety of seminars and panels. They will lead discussions on a variety of topics from the business to the the craft of photojournalism. A free reception will follow. View the line up of seminars here.
The second day will consist of workshops taught by VII Photographers and AbelCine Instructors, emphasizing video, camera movement, and enabling technologies. Workshops will be 3-4 hours in length, with a separate admission. Workshops for March 1 include:
- Designing the Kit that is Best for You and Your Material – 9:00am – 12:00pm
- Survival – 9:00am – 12:00pm
- Seeing Like a Photographer, Shooting Like a Videographer – 1:00pm – 4:00pm
- Downtown and Dirty with John and Ash – 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Follow the individual workshop links above for more information and registration.