October 8th Registration begins for 2009 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar

The 2009 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar will be held Friday and Saturday December 4th and 5th, 2009.
From the Announcement:
A daylong multimedia workshop – sponsored by Nikon Professional – with Bill Frakes & Laura Heald will be held on Thursday December 3, 2009. This special offering is free and LIMITED TO 30 REGISTERED SEMINAR ATTENDEES ON A FIRST COME BASIS.
The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar was founded in 1973 by a group of photojournalists representing newspapers, magazines and wire services. Its reason for being is to promote the highest standards of photojournalism through an annual educational conference and a photography contest judged by working photographers. It is a non-profit organization.
The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar offers:
* Hands-on workshops for learning the latest techniques and technological advances in the field
* Distinguished speakers from the field of photojournalism
* A Friday evening print auction open to all
* A Saturday vendor exhibition
* Nikon and Canon camera complimentary clean and checks
* Yearly photo and multimedia contest with more than $5,000 in prizes
* Portfolio critiques by editors and department heads who make the hiring decisions
Speakers throughout the years have included Pulitzer Prize winners, Photographer of the Year winners, major magazine and wire service photographers, influential directors of photography, important educators in photojournalism academia, and others important in this profession.
Founded as a regional event, the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar has grown to become one of the most prestigious photojournalism competitions, with participants from throughout the world.
The Seminar takes place the first weekend of every December.
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