2:20- 3:20pm | Panel: Personal Projects, Long-term Commitment

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2:20- 3:20pm | Sunday 9/22

Panel: Personal Projects, Long-term Commitment

Featuring photographers Michael Sharkey, Manjari Sharma and Isa Leshko

Moderated and presented by Julie Grahame and Stella Kramer

Meet three photographers who are successfully executing personal projects. They will discuss the challenges of making the work, and the successes they are gaining in the process. There will be opportunity for questions from the audience.

This presentation will take place in the Photoville Talk Area – located at the storefront of One Brooklyn Bridge Park at 360 Furman St Brooklyn, NY 11201.

Stella Kramer is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo editor and creative strategist based in New York City who works with photographers of all genres and levels to help them shape their portfolios and websites, plan strong marketing campaigns, and see their own work in a new light.

Stella has worked for such major publications as The New York Times, People magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Sports Illustrated, Newsweek and Brill’s Content. She has worked on many of the major news events in recent history and while at The New York Times, Stella was part of the team that won both the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography and the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.
She also curates, teaches, reviews portfolios and blogs about photography.

Julie Grahame is the associate director of contemporary art gallery ClampArt, and the publisher of aCurator, a full-screen photography website/magazine, and the aCurator blog, named one of the top 20 photography blogs by Life.com. Julie also represents the Estate of Yousuf Karsh for licensing, judges photography competitions worldwide, and writes for Emerging Photographer Magazine. In a previous life, she ran the Retna photo agency.

Blue, Australian Kelpie, Age 19, I
© Isa Leshko

© Manjari Sharma

© Michael Sharkey