The countdown is on to the 3rd Annual Texas Photo Roundup! We are so excited to be bringing so many creative people together in fabulous Austin, Texas.

To celebrate, we’re giving away one amazing prize: a spot in the 2-day Andy Anderson workshop (a $975 value). This hands-on workshop will help photographers hone in on what it takes to make unique and compelling lifestyle images and portraits, while also staying true to the client’s needs.

How to enter: Post a photo of the oddest or most-loved item in your camera bag to Instagram and tag @ilovetexasphoto and @txroundup. Entries posted between 12:01am on Wednesday, February 5 and 11:59 pm on Wednesday, February 12 will be eligible.

One winner will be chosen at random and announced on Instagram on Thursday, February 13. If the winner does not confirm receipt of win by 11:59pm on Friday, February 14, a runner-up will be selected.

Andy Anderson began his photography career as the first staff photographer for Men’s Journal and currently shoots for some of the biggest and best advertising agencies in the world on brands such as Adidas, Asics, The US Army and Marines, Diner’s Club International, Dodge RAM, Emirates Air, Barbados Tourism, Fiji Tourism, GoRV, Harley Davidson, Hummer, Kodak, Liberty Mutual, Hyatt, Nike, Verizon, Visa, Western Union and numerous state tourism campaigns. His editorial clients include Outside, Stern,Audubon, Condé Nast Traveler, Town and Country and was instumental with Garden and Gun magazine success as the first contributing photographer. He was also one the 9 photographers whose work appeared in the RAM-GOD CREATED A FARMER Super Bowl Commercial in 2013.

His work has been recognized by numerous award shows, The New York Art Directors Club, Communication Arts, and Graphis and was nominated for Life Magazine “Eisie Award” for excellence in photojournalism. He was a finalist for the MPA Kelly awards for Creative Excellence In Magazine Advertising and winner of the Gold Addy Award for self-promotion in print advertising. The Forbes Gallery has work of his in their permanent collection and his work was featured in an exhibition at The Art Institute of Boston. He was given the opportunity to be one of twelve select photographers invited to document the XIX Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City.

We’re so excited to see that ACP is bringing fine art consultant Mary Virginia Swanson to Austin! Her talks on marketing, fine art sales, and book publishing have helped countless photographers find their way in an admittedly confusing industry. We’re especially impressed by the book that she and Darius Himes co-authored, Publish Your Photography Book, and hope she’ll be signing a few copies while in town.

from visitacp.org:

ACP Presents: To Be Published or Self-Publish? An Overview of Options for Artists

Austin Center for Photography has partnered with Austin City College and Precision Camera to host photography innovator, educator, advisor, and entrepreneur Mary Virginia Swanson!  In this presentation, MVS will discuss both traditional publishing and self-publishing avenues and help participants determine the pros and cons of each as they consider bringing their work to the printed page.

In addition to Swanson’s lecture, up to 20 attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a “Book Show & Sell” social, where you can bring current published or self-published titles to sell and trade! Registration will be made on-site when you check in for the lecture, first come first served.  FREE for current ACP members and ACC students, with proof of membership and valid ID, and $10 additional general admission cash or check.

Lecture tickets are FREE for current ACP members, and $15 each in advance for General Admission.  Online ticket sales will close at 12:00 noon CDT day-of.

Tickets are also FREE for Austin City College Students.  Please e-mail admin@visitacp.org with your name, phone number, e-mail address, and a photo or scan of your current student ID.


October 28th, 2013 6:00 PM   through   9:30 PM
Precision Camera & Video
2438 West Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78757

Address: 2438 West Anderson Lane Austin, TX 78757

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