Valerie Duvick on Collaboration of Photographers

“We can learn so much from each other when we share about our experiences and the latest technological advancements with each other.  There are thousands of weddings every year, even more families, seniors and babies, and there are plenty to go around for us photographers.   The benefits of forming relationships with other photographers far outweigh the possible negatives.” ~ Valerie Duvick

In a great article about collaboration on her blog, Valerie Duvick offers this inspiring video featuring the photo girls.

Iowa City Photographers Gathering

About. All Iowa City Photographers are invited to this informal gathering of local photographers both professional and hobby enthusiasts.

Date/Time: 8 March 2012 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Location. Prairie Lights – upstairs coffee shop cafe. If the group is too large, we’ll find another venue.

Register. Signup for the upcoming Iowa City Photographers Gathering at Prairie Lights Bookstore.

Click here to signup by Facebook.

Goal. The goal of this and future meetings will be to meet other photographers and share ideas about new technology, photography techniques, and how to successfully promote and run a photography business.

Virtual Attendees. Some of the content from this and future meetings will be made available online. So, even if you live far away and can’t physically attend, register anyway.

Upcoming Meetings. Future meetings will be at different venues on a variety of dates and times to ensure that over time everyone interested can attend.

Collective Public Showing. One of the long-term goals of the group will be to plan and organize a public showing of photos from photographers from Iowa City.

Taryn Simon – Photographs of Hidden and Unfamiliar Places and People


This video was originally uploaded by TED Talks on 24 September 2009. (source)

Synopsis. Taryn Simon exhibits her startling take on photography — to reveal worlds and people we would never see otherwise. She shares two projects: one documents otherworldly locations typically kept secret from the public, the other involves haunting portraits of men convicted for crimes they did not commit.

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