View Camera is having its 5th Large Format Photography Conference in Louisville, KY June 27-July 1, 2007. This is the opening weekend of a two month long regional photo festival.
There will be presentations and seminars on scanning, alternative processes, basic black and white technique, understanding camera movements, book publishing, understanding and using staining developers, using the ULF camera, landscape photography, digital output, showing your work to museums and galleries, etc. There will also be workshops on portraiture and the figure, alternative processes, scanning, basic view camera technique, and black and white printing. There will also be special 2 and 3 day workshops before and after the conference in scenic locations in and around Louisville. The trade show will again include all of the major camera manufacturers, film companies, and several of the leading new and used large format dealers. As far as we know this annual event is the largest collection of view cameras and lenses anywhere in the world.
Participants will be able to exhibit their work in special gallery spaces in the hotel and there will be exhibits all over the city to help celebrate photography.
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Or refer to your Sept/Oct or Nov/Dec 2006 issues of View Camera.