Sunday, October 16, 2011

Charter Oak Photographic Society, Inc. presents A Day with André Gallant

Charter Oak Photographic Society, Inc. presents A Day with André Gallant

November 12, 2011, 9:00—4:00

East Hartford Community Cultural Center in East Hartford, CT

André Gallant, a freelance photographer, travels the world over, creating expressive photographs. He is the author of Expressionism: Digital Dreamscapes and other Techniques, Destinations: A Photographer’s

Journey, Dreamscapes: Exploring Photo Montages and Photographing People at Home and Around the World, and was the photographer for the illustrated books Winter, The Great Lakes, and Seacoasts, all written by Pierre Berton. André teaches Photography Workshops with Freeman Patterson, with whom he co-wrote Photo Impressionism and the Subjective Image, as well as the revised edition of Photography for the Joy of It. He lectures throughout Canada, the US, as well as internationally. A regular contributor to Photo Life, André’s work has appeared in numerous magazines such as Outdoor Photographer, Canadian Camera, Canadian Gardening, Canadian Living, Gardening Life, En Route, etc. André is the recipient of two National Magazine Awards for his photography. He resides in Saint John, New Brunswick. To see more of his work, visit his web site at:

Morning presentations

Expressive Photography - Part 1 - This presentation will cover such topics as Dreamscapes, Moonlight Dreamscapes, and Composite Montages. André will conduct a short demo in Photoshop on how he creates some of his images. There will be plenty of time for questions before the break.

Around the World in Pictures - Comprised of recent images, André will take you along on a Journey around the World, with stops in Greenland, Tuscany, Mexico and the Palouse in the U.S.A. to name a few. Travel photography is André’s passion, and by the end of his presentation you will understand why.

Afternoon Presentations

Expressive Photography - Part 2 - With imaginative audio visuals and instructions, André will continue his
exploration of Expressive Photography. This segment deals with mirror montages and André’s new passion for panning.

Photographing People - André concludes with his popular program on Photographing People, at home and around the world.

Directions to East Hartford Community Cultural Center - 50 Chapman Place, East Hartford, CT

From I-84 East or I-84 West: Take the Governor St. Exit #56. At the end, take a right onto Governor St. Go to the end and take a left onto Main St. At the third traffic light (look for Dunkin’ Donuts), take a left onto Chapman St. The EHCCC is at the end on Chapman Place.

From I-91 North: When approaching the Hartford area, watch for Route 5 & 15 (exit 29-Charter Oak Bridge). Go to exit 90 (Route 5 North-Main St. exit). At the end, take a left onto Main St. Go up Main Street for nine lights (look for Dunkin’ Donuts on right). Across from Dunkin’ Donuts is Chapman St. The EHCCC is at the end on Chapman Place.

From I-91 South: Take the exit for I-84 East. (a left hand exit). Follow directions as above..

Note: Lunch will not be provided; a listing of nearby restaurants will be available at the seminar.

Registration Information

Registration on the day of the seminar will be from 8:00 until 9:00.

Special student pricing will be $25.00 on the day of the seminar only.

Advance reservation prices are Members $40.00 and Non-members $45.00. Tickets will be on sale on the day of the seminar: Members $50.00 and Non-members $55.00.

Deadline for pre-registration is October 31, 2011.

All tickets will be held at the door. If you wish confirmation, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope or provide your email address below.

Cancellation Policy: There will be no refunds unless cancellation is received by October 31, 2011.

Conference Pre-Registration Form

Please complete and send to: Austin Carey, 20 Birch Road, West Hartford, CT 06119-1007, along with your check for the full amount made payable to Charter Oak Photographic Society, Inc.

No. _____ Charter Oak Member(s) at $40.00 per person $ _______

No. _____ Non-member(s) at $45.00 per person $ _______

Total amount of check enclosed $ ______

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Sponsored in part by Hunt’s Photo and Video.

Hunt’s will be at the seminar.

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