Speaker: Chris Richman (Value of Personal Project Photography)

Speaker: Chris Richman (Value of Personal Project Photography)

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Date(s) - Tuesday, April 20, 2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Our guest speaker tonight is Chris Richman, with her presentation “Value of Personal Project Photography”.

Presentation Outline
This session presents personal project photography as a powerful tool for taking your photography to another level. Find an additional revenue stream, increase your creativity, learn a new skill, get out of a rut, or find inspiration. In this workshop, you will discover the tools to figure out what kind of project you could do, how to get started, how to get past the roadblocks, where to find resources, how to identify new opportunities, what kind of output you will target, and how to know when you get there.

About the Photographer
Chris Richman is an award-winning photojournalist and fine art photographer. Chris’ photographs have won awards from the NC Press Association, Carolina Nature Photography Association, Cary Photographic Artists, the Professional Imaging Group of Eastern North Carolina (PIGOENC- PPA local affiliate), the Professional Photographers of North Carolina (PPNC- state affiliate) and the Professional Photographers of America (PPA), including the PPNC 2018 & 2019 Photographer of the Year and the PPNC 2019 Service Award.

Her twenty years as a senior research scientist, her decades of teaching and leadership in the informal science education arena and her years of editorial sports and event photography give her an eye for precision, composition and story-telling. In addition to coaching photographers through personal photography projects, Chris is a mentor, a frequent speaker, offers photo critiques and juries competitions for photography associations at both the professional and amateur levels. She has successfully completed the PPA Judges Workshop and is a juror for PPA Local and State Affiliate image competitions.

She holds the PPA Master of Photography, Master Artist and Craftsman degrees, is a PPA Certified Professional Photographer and the PPNC Fellowship of Photography. She is a member of The Image Salon, The Professional Imaging Group of Eastern NC (PPA local affiliate), The Professional Photographers of NC (PPA state affiliate), The Professional Photographers of America and the American Society of Photographers.


Please Note: These are scheduled as online meetings and a Zoom link will be sent out in advance of each meeting.  Duration of the meetings will normally be an hour and a half, unless otherwise posted.