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2014 APA Awards – Call for Entries

Jun 6, 2014 | No Comments
2014 APA Awards – Call for Entries

Ben Kist’s still life series, Broken placed in last years APA competition. The 2014 APA AWARDS Photo Competition is here! Our annual event is open to photographers from around the world. Members and non-members alike are invited to submit their best work for an excellent chance to win amazing prizes including photography equipment, software and ...

June 4: Members Only Portfolio Review

May 20, 2014 | No Comments
June 4: Members Only Portfolio Review

APA Midwest is hosting our annual agency art buyer portfolio review on Wednesday, June 4 at Tyllie Barbosa Photography studio. This is your chance to get up close and personal with gatekeepers to the creative department. Do your homework and treat this as an interview. You’ll have 20-minutes with your hand-selected art buyer, so make ...

May 8: Art Buyer Panel Discussion

Apr 28, 2014 | No Comments
May 8: Art Buyer Panel Discussion

Overview APA Midwest has scheduled an art buyer panel discussion with four respected art buyers in Chicago’s agency community. And, to sweeten the event, artist representative Heather Elder will moderate the nights discussion. Heather represents an elite roster photographers and has gained industry praise for her Dear Photographer and Dear Art Buyer blog posts. Knowledge ...

April 24: Retouching Workshop

Apr 11, 2014 | One Comment
April 24: Retouching Workshop

APA Midwest has partnered with Aaron Nace of Phlearn to bring our community a special night of hands-on retouching. Four APA photographers: Thomas Chadwick, Kristyna Archer, Dave Rentauskas, and Lindsay Gallup have submitted RAW images to be retouched and this workshop will teach a variety of workflow and Photoshop techniques to take image-making to the next level. ...

March 21: Introducing Studio Night

Mar 13, 2014 | 2 Comments
March 21: Introducing Studio Night

APA Midwest’s is launching studio night. We’re certainly not reinventing the wheel here but once a quarter we will visit a local studio for drinks, food and networking. Our first studio night is Friday, March 21 at Neil Burger/T. Harrison Hillman galactic headquarters. Free appetizers, drinks and $100 Rental raffle provided by Dodd Camera. It’s ...

March 18: Affordable Care Act

Mar 12, 2014 | No Comments
March 18: Affordable Care Act

APA Midwest has scheduled an educational program regarding the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) with senior benefits consultant/broker, Chris Cook from Healthcare Solutions Team. Chris has extensive experience and training that allows him to understand the intricacies of today’s changing health care insurance laws and guidelines. More importantly, Chris understands the importance of getting to ...