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Small Group Image Critiques & Total Photo Makeover (DUSTIN LEFEVRE & SAPNA REDDY)

First Hour: Each Speaker / Host will take 30 mins to share critiques on images received from attendees Second Hour: Each Speaker / Host will take take an attendee submitted photo that is pre-selected and will edit the photo in their style. They will show the before/after and how they got there. 30 mins for each Speaker/ Host.

SPEAKERS:

DUSTIN LEFEVRE- I grew up in the foothills of the Oquirrh Mountains and developed a deep love of the outdoors through a childhood of exploration. My mother always had a camera in hand, so it didn’t take long before I was asking to borrow it. Soon I got one of my own and I was hooked. My passion for photography and my love of the outdoors have grown together ever since and at times have bordered on obsession that has shaped my life in many ways. I even met my wife Emily through photography by purchasing a lens from her on the local classifieds. Any chance I get, I can be found wandering the desert, looking for cool rocks and seeking conditions that make for unforgettable images and experiences. I transitioned to digital photography early on, but I still enjoy taking my film panorama camera out in the field. As I have progressed, I have really enjoyed sharing my experience and knowledge of photography through workshops throughout the Southwest. If you are reading this, you probably also have a love for photography and I hope to run into you out in the field some day.

SAPNA REDDY-

Sapna is a nature photographer based in Northern California. She is currently pursuing dual careers as a photographer and a physician. As a radiologist she studies images in an attempt to establish diagnosis and to achieve cure. As a photographer she aspires to generate images that are both a creative expression for the artist as well as a therapeutic visual for the audience. Her time is divided equally between these two careers.

She conducts small group photography workshops focused on creative expression both within the country as well as internationally. The workshops are conducted in accordance with "Nature first" principles emphasizing Nature conservation, and impact reduction.
Her work has been published across the globe and featured on National Geographic, Adobe, Sony and Flickr platforms.

In addition to incorporation into multiple medical centers across Northern California to create an ambiance of healing, her images have been used for video conferencing needs by corporations including Google, Gap, Hitachi, Yahoo etc.

Sapna has been a guest speaker at the Adobe Headquarters, B&H event space, Photography conferences  and at camera clubs across the country. In addition to speaking engagements, she also contributes articles on a regular basis to various magazines including OnLandscape, Popular Photography and Outdoor Photographer magazine.
She is a brand ambassador for Gura Gear and Valleret, and  works as a creative collaborator with B&H, Flickr, and BayPhoto.
Select images are available for purchase across 80 countries worldwide through the art gallery franchise Yellowkorner. A significant portion of the proceeds from the sales of the images on her own website are directed to charity