New England Portfolio Reviews

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the newly redesigned New England Portfolio Reviews* at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA. The Griffin basically took over these reviews from the PRC because of the recent troubles that organization is having. (edit – The Griffin and PRC actually used to jointly host the […]

Upcoming Portfolio Review Events, January 2014 edition

Portfolio review events are seemingly all the rage right now in the photography, with good reason. I am in the process of writing a longer article explaining what they are are why they are becoming so popular and with tips on getting the most of out of them — so keep an eye out this […]

Marketing Your Art

Is one of your resolutions for 2013 to get your photography or other work “out there” into the nebulous fine art market? If so, there are a few upcoming workshops here in New England that might be of interest to you. First up is the Marketing Basics for Artists series at Portland’s Maine College of […]

Update, and a scam directed towards artists

I’ll be pretty occupied next week with my Night Landscape Photography workshop next week with Maine Media Workshops, so please don’t be alarmed if I’m a bit slow in responding to emails and such. The image above is a new image for my abstract waterscape series from this summer… Ok, on to the crux of […]

Pecha Kucha This Friday in Camden & Jackie Battenfield Presentation

This coming Friday I’ll be presenting at Camden’s Pecha Kucha event under the stars – or at least the evening sky. The event will be at the Camden Amphitheater (right next to the library) on Friday, August 24th and features 8 presenters, including fellow Midcoast photographer Peter Ralston. The gates, such as they are, open […]

Are Photography Contests & Competitions Worth It?

One question that I frequently receive, and one that I grapple with myself at times, is whether all of these juried photography contests and competitions are worth it. I feel a particular obligation to address this issue since I write my popular monthly post summarizing interesting calls for entries (with a new one coming this […]