PhotoWorld Asia 2013 will be held January 31-February 5 at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati for the photography trade show, and at the Asian Institute of Management Convention Center (ACCM) for the educational series. Chairperson for PhotoWorld Asia 2013 is Ms. Cris Cleofas of Alpha Camera Club.
World-renowned professional photographer Joe McNally topbills the event’s guests speakers together with his first assistant Drew Gurian and Filipino master photographers Allan Razo, G-Nie Arambulo, Revoli Cortez, Edwin Bacasmas, Nap Jamir II, Dan Pamintuan, Prof. Cecilia Manican, Jomel Gregorio, Nick Tuason, Jay Tablante, and Paco Guerrero.
World-renowned National Geographic photographer Joe McNally is the keynote speaker at the biggest and longest-running photography event in the Philippines – PhotoWorld Asia 2013 happening on January 31-February 5 at the Glorietta and AIM venues in Makati.
McNally will address photographer delegates at the AIM convention and share with them his vast experiences as photojournalist and fine art photographer. Joe is a master photographer with a career that has spanned 30 years with assignments in over 50 countries. He has shot cover stories for The National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, LIFE, TIME, Newsweek, Fortune, New York, Entertainment Week, New York Times Sunday Magazine, and Men’s Journal.
Named one of the 100 Most Important People in Photography by the American Photo magazine, Joe has published best-selling books including The Moment It Clicks, Hot Shoe Diaries, Sketching Light and Guide to Digital Photography, among other publications.
In 2010, he was voted as one of the 30 most influential photographers of the decade in an industry wide Photo District News survey. McNally won the first Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for Journalist Impact for a LIFE coverage titled, “The Panorama of War.” He has also been honored numerous times by Communication Arts, PDN, Graphis, American Photo, POY, and The World Press Photo Foundation. His fine art work is represented by the Monroe Gallery of Santa Fe, and his prints are in numerous collections, most significantly the National Portrait Gallery of the United States.
Drew GurianDrew Gurian is a New York City based music and editorial photographer, who has been traveling the world with Joe McNally as his First Assistant and right-hand man, since 2008. Logging over 400K airline miles, he has assisted Joe with clients, workshops and conferences around the world, working with tens of thousands of people.
In his own professional work, Drew has photographed for musicians, music festivals, wire services, editorial publications and ad agencies. He has shot over 300 artists on-stage in the past 15 years and has taken advantage of several opportunities to photograph musicians off-stage and on tour. He also thoroughly enjoys shooting portraits of everyday people, both in-studio and on-location.
In 2010 Drew began speaking publicly at conferences, in webinars, and teaching his own workshops about his own approach to photography, as well as his time working with Joe. Always eager to share knowledge, his professional openness and mentoring style has been recognized by colleagues and the community, and has made him an valuable asset to understanding photography from a behind-the-scenes perspective.
Drew Gurian holds a BFA from Kutztown University, and has been published in PDN, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Runner’s World, USA Today, and in numerous international publications as a contracted photographer for the Associated Press. He also received a photo credit in the July 2010 issue of National Geographic Magazine.
Drew’s 4-hour seminar will be broken into two sections:
Building a Career in Photography-
Drew will be showing a behind the scenes look at working in the field with McNally, presenting his own work, and discussing the transition from assisting to shooting. If you’re trying to break into the business of photography, this session with Drew promises to provide you with some priceless advice and entertaining stories of Joe McNally’s photography pursuits.
The Ins and Outs of Music Photography-
This class will cover an array of information about photographing musicians, both on and off-stage. Topics covered will include requesting credentials and gaining access, making the most of very limited shooting time, choosing the right camera settings, real life examples of shooting live shows ranging from the small clubs to stadiums, as well as musician portraits. Time permitting, the session will end with a portrait demonstration, shot live on-stage with a local musician.
The Filipino masters who are scheduled to speak at PhotoWorld Asia 2013 include Dubai-based professional photographer Allan Razo and AdPhoto’s G-Nie Arambulo whose jaw-dropping work with Boysen Paint earned her world acclaim at the 2009 Cannes International Advertising Festival in France. Razo and Arambulo will share their techniques on fine art and advertising photography, respectively.
Photojournalists Revoli Cortez (News Photographer of the Year – Catholic Mass Media Awards 2010 and Henry Ford Journalism Award 2008 and record holder for the World’s Largest Photo Mosaic) and Edwin Bacasmas (Catholic Mass Media Award’s Photographer of the Year, Asian Press Photo Contest Grand Prize winner) are also lined up as speakers in the convention.
Veteran cinematographer Nap Jamir II (“Noli Me Tangere”, “Isauli Mo Ang Lahat sa Akin”, “Ang Pag-Dadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros”, among many others) will talk about cinematography, while Dan Pamintuan (Camera Geek TV) will give a lecture on the emerging art of DSLR videography and video editing.
Prof. Cecilia Manican of the Asian Institute of Management and singer-songwriter Jim Paredes will share their thoughts on creative thinking while multi-awarded fine art photographer Edwin Loyola will discuss conceptual and creative photography. For photographers who have an eye on the lucrative wedding market, top wedding photographer Jomel Gregorio will deliver a talk on how to start a wedding photography business.
Other Filipino masters lined up to speak at PhotoWorld Asia 2013 are Digital Photographer Philippines publisher Nick Tuason on becoming a professional photographer, and Jay Tablante (he made a name in Philippine cosplay) on fashion photography. Professional photographer and TV show host Paco Guerrero will speak on travel photography.
PHOTOWORLD ASIA 2013 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
January 31 – Feb. 5, 2013
|Jan 31 Thu||6am-8am||Registration||ACCM Makati|
|8:30-10am||Edwin Loyola||Creative iPhone Photography||ACCM Makati|
|10:30-12nn||Jay Tablante||Cosplay Fashion Photography||ACCM Makati|
|1:00-3:00pm||Jomel Gregorio||How to Start a Wedding
|4:00 pm||Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Photo Exhibits||Greenbelt 3|
|6:00 pm||Launching of PhotoWorld Asia 2013 Trade Show||Glorietta 1|
|Feb 1 Fri||6am-8am||Registration||ACCM Makati|
|8:00 am||Opening Program||ACCM Makati|
|8:30-12nn||Prof. Cecilia Manikan||Right Brain/Left Brain:
|1:00-3:00pm||Paco Guerrero||Travel Photography||ACCM Makati|
|Feb 2 Sat||8:00-9:30am||Group Pictorial||Zen Garden AIM|
|10:00-12nn||Allan Razo||Fine Art Photography||ACCM Makati|
|1:00-2:30pm||G-nie Arambulo||Advertising Photography||ACCM Makati|
|3:00-5:00pm||Dan Pamintuan||DSLR Videography||ACCM Makati|
|Feb 3 Sun||8:00am-5pm||Joe McNally||Master Class for Photographers||ACCM Makati|
|Feb 4 Mon||8am-12nn||Nap Jamir II||Cinematography||ACCM Makati|
|1:00-5:00pm||Drew Gurian||1. Building a Career in Photography
2. The Ins and Outs of Music Photography
|5:30-6:30pm||Nick Tuason||Becoming a Professional Photographer||ACCM Makati|
|Feb 5 Tue||Whole Day||HANDS ON WORKSHOP with:
|Fernwood Gardens, Quezon City|