MARCH 3 - 9, 2013
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50th Anniversary Fundraiser at Table 6

Reserve your tickets now for our fundraising dinner and award ceremony Thursday, March 28th at Table 6 restaurant. You will enjoy a three-course meal with options such as vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free, plus complimentary wine, beer, and beverages. Champagne will flow as soon as hats and coats are stowed away, which should stoke enthusiasm for Laura Shill's photo booth and our auction of just a few select fine prints!

This year, we mark our 50th anniversary with the first "Hal Gould Vision in Photography Award." The award recognizes people who have made significant contributions in the Western Region to raising awareness, value, and appreciation of the photographic arts. Our inaugural award recipient is Mark Sink - photographer/curator/founder of Denver's Month of Photography, and acknowledged go-to guy for anyone wanting to connect with Denver's photo scene. Mark will be joined by Hal and many well-wishers at the dinner. RSVP here for what people last year were calling the best fundraiser ever!!
Preparing for Portfolio Reviews
Tuesday, March 5, 6:30-8:30 pm. A special seminar timed for SPE Chicago and Denver's Month of Photography reviews, March 23-24.
Mark Sink, founder of Denver's MoP andTomiko Jones, Asst Professor and Area Coordinator of Photography for Metro State University, Denver, will join CPAC director Rupert Jenkins for this special prep session. 
Duane Michals 
Thursday, March 7. Doors open at 6:30 pm

At the Denver Art Museum. Internationally-renowned photographer and DU alumni Duane Michals discusses his eight-decade life and career as a self-described "expressionist." 

Presented in partnership with the Denver Art Museum and the University of Denver School of Art & Art History.   
Phōs: Light Today
Panel Discussion Wednesday March 13, 7-8:30 pm with William Morrow, Polly and Mark Addison Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Denver Art Museum, and artists.

Our new exhibition, curated by Conor King, is a multidisciplinary exhibition examining the ways in which artists use and represent light. Phōs brings together a collection of artists exploring new possibilities in the mediums of photog-raphy, sculpture, painting, drawing, video, and installation.
Photo: Vivian Keulards - 2012 Best of Show
2013 Members' Show
Submission Deadline: March 22, 5 pm
Exhibition opens Friday, May 3

Guest juror Andrea Wallace, Director of Digital Media and Photography, Anderson Ranch, will be selecting work for our members show!
$300 Purchase Award + 3 artists will be chosen to have featured exhibitions during the summer at CPAC's new location in central Denver. 
Scenes from the slum of Klong Toei.  Photo©EdKashi/VII 2013
Spend the Weekend with Ed Kashi
Spend two days with Ed Kashi, photojournalist and member of the VII Photo Agency, by being part of an exciting one time only event! Spend the afternoon of Saturday, April 27thwith Kashi and the workshop participants sharing work and discussing a wide range of topics and issues related to photojournalism and documentary photography. Then spendSunday, April 28th going out with Kashi and the group to document downtown Denver.
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Register for March Classes Now
Portraiture- An Introduction to Lighting
Anthony Camera will teach you how to use ambient light, simple location strobe and get an introduction to studio lighting. The class begins by teaching students the fundamentals of lighting and introduces them to studio lighting equipment. Register Here

Getting Started with Adobe Lightroom
Join George Jardine for an introductory class for digital photographers who want get started on the right foot with Adobe Lightroom.  You'll learn the basics of file system organization, and understanding the benefits of using Lightroom vs. an ordinary file browser. Register Here
Winter Landscapes with Evan Anderman
 A multi-part seminar learning the specialized techniques required for successful winter photography.  Begin with discussing technique, equipment options, and how to meet the challenges of making photographs in all-weather conditions.  Register Here
Using Lightroom with Photoshop
Gain an in-depth understanding of the benefits of using Adobe
Photoshop with Lightroom. In this class taught by George Jardine you will learn when you need to jump to Photoshop, and how to 
use Lightroom to its best advantage to manage all your raw and Photoshop files together in one library.  Register Here
Introduction to Digital Photography
Whether you haven't taken the camera out of the box yet, or you have been taking pictures for a while, this class will get you up to speed on the basics. We'll discuss digital photography and how you can improve your skills. Students will come away with a much better understanding of how their camera works. Instructor: Dave Barry. Register Here

CPAC Directors & Staff
Colorado Photographic Arts Center