Photo courtesy ASMP member Andy Batt
Registration Open Thru August 31
Join us for a day of portfolio reviews across the country.
The review sessions have been put together to give you the unique opportunity to have your work reviewed by creatives from different parts of the country. Portfolio reviews are a great way to get feedback on new work and projects, and they also provide networking opportunities with reviewers from all areas of our creative industry.
We have made changes to our portfolio reviews to make sure the event reflects the diversity we would like to see better represented in our industry. Our reviewer pool now has more diversity within its ranks and we’ve partnered with Natives Photograph, Diversify Photo, and Women Photograph to bring their members more opportunities to get their work seen and to broaden their network.
Photographers from all stages of their careers are invited to participate. Both still and motion are welcomed by most of our reviewers. We are looking forward to helping visual creators make new contacts across the United States.
ASMP has assembled a review team of top creatives, including museum curators, consultants, art buyers, producers and artist representatives.
To prepare for your online review, assemble your work into an online gallery and have the link nearby when you register.
Special Registration Notes:
- Photographers must register for a total of 5 reviews within a single session. Registrations for less than 5 in a session will be canceled.
- If you wish to register for a 2nd session, you may do so separately, but you must still register fro 5 reviews in that session.
- Please do not split your 5 reviews between multiple sessions.
- Payment occurs after you select the reviewers.
Members: $150 for 5 Reviews
Member registration open 8/9 – 8/23
Members of Natives Photograph, Diversify Photo, and Women Photograph are invited to register for the member price by entering the name of their organization in the member ID field.
Non-members: $200 for 5 Reviews
Non-member registration open 8/24 -8/31
(Members, please enter your Member ID to get reimbursed $50 during this time.)
Note: There will be a registration vendor service fee for all registrations.
Senior Photo Editor, Wonderful Machine
Honore began her career as the manager for Max Vadukul Studio, where she maintained and archived photographs, coordinated photo shoots and printed Vadukul’s portfolio for agency representation. She then moved to the New Yorker to take these skills to a higher level. While there, she took on an array of responsibilities, producing and commissioning photo shoots, managing the licensing rights of photos and maintaining relationships with museums and galleries. Through working at Wonderful Machine and pursuing her own photography career, Honore has a palpable passion for the medium. But what she loves most about her work are the photographers and the relationships she gets to build with them. Honore is especially interested in seeing portraiture, personal projects and story-driven work.
Photo Editor, Smithsonian
Jeff Campagna is a photo editor at Smithsonian and has been with the magazine since 2004. He’s collaborated on numerous award-winning photo projects, receiving recognition from American Photography, NPPA, SPD and the World Press Photo Awards. He regularly contributes arts and culture pieces to Smithsonian.com. Jeff is an award-winning songwriter and a graduate of Bucknell University.
Photography Business Coach & Editor
Amy V. Cooper is a photography business consultant and personal coach. She has worked in the photography industry for over 20 years as a photo editor, art buyer, digital asset manager and consultant. She has produced and edited campaigns for clients such as UPS, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, MTV, Allstate Insurance, Capital One and more. Amy has also worked as a photography and stylist rep for the all-female talent agency she founded, Trove Artist Management, supporting clients such as Mary Kay, Essence Magazine, Teen Vogue, Hulu, Netflix, The New Yorker, Esquire and others. She is open to seeing the work of editorial and commercial photographers of all experience levels.
Director of Operations, Carmichael Lynch
Kat is and has been an avid supporter of the creative and advertising communities for decades. Starting her career as an artist’s representative, she went on to establish the Art Production department at Carmichael Lynch, where she’s recently returned as the Director of Operations. In between, she’s worked at The Martin Agency, Campbel Mithun, Target, Life Time Fitness, Hogarth Worldwide and Best Buy. She’s a past president of the Advertising Federation of Minnesota and is currently on advisory committees for MCTC’s and Dunwoody College’s Photography and Design Programs. Over the years, she’s been a speaker and advocate for ASMP, APA and PhotoPlus Expo. Kat loves all genres and styles of photography.
Director, The Alexia Grants
Visual Communications Professor, Syracuse University
Mike Davis helps visual storytellers improve their craft. He has done that as an independent working with hundreds of people throughout the world and as a visual director in a variety of publishing settings. He has edited about 40 photobooks and the work of photographers of the year at magazine, newspaper and college levels. He also runs The Alexia Grants competition and teaches visual storytelling at Syracuse University.
INTERESTS: I’d like to see projects that you’re passionate about. They can be socially significant, those you are considering applying for grants with, making a book, self initiated. Projects, bodies of work, stories that address aspects of life on the planet — the more varied and out of the box the better. If you want to submit your work for grants, competitions or for book publication, I’m here to help.
Arnika Dawkins, is the owner of her eponymous fine art photography gallery established in Atlanta in 2012. The gallerist shows work by talented emerging and mid-career artist with a specialization in showing fine art photography by African Americans and images of African Americans. Her passion is connecting collectors to photography that is significant, inspiring and provocative. As a fine art photographer and avid collector herself, she is a valuable resource to collectors and artists alike. She is passionate about the medium having obtained a Master of Arts in Digital Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design. The gallerist would prefer to review fine art portfolios.
Photography consultant, Pedro + Jackie
Peter Dennen, founder of Pedro + Jackie, graduated with a BA in Photography and by chance found his way into a Photo Agency as a Photo Editor that represented commercial and editorial photographers. This career path as a Director of Photography carried him through a number of boutique photo agencies over a 20 years span. In 2014, Pedro + Jackie was born as a photography consultancy and thrives to this day working closely with photographers across the US. From day to day, conversations and projects with photographers focus on photo editing, portfolio development, marketing strategy, promo development, book projects, project pitching and estimating, creative development and overall business development to bring fresh ideas to realization.
Jasmine is a freelance photo editor and marketing consultant partnering with photographers, non-profits, agencies and corporations to create engaging visual content. Recent clients include Dell, AFAR, Chase, United, Texas Tribune and many talented photographers around the world.
She’d like to see: lifestyle, food, interiors, travel, photojournalism/documentary, editorial, NGO/humanitarian and corporate.
Creative Consultant, Wonderful Machine
Jemma Dilag is a photo editor at Wonderful Machine, helping photographers establish their brand and market to prospective clients. With their background in photography and web design, they have worked with photographers at all phases of their careers. Jemma’s specialty is curating and sequencing images for photographers’ portfolios, building and designing websites as well as coaching photographers in expanding their portfolio and boosting their online presence.
Jemma received their BFA in Photography at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University. They currently reside in Philadelphia with their two cats and partner.
Anna Goldwater Alexander
Director of Photography, WIRED
Anna Goldwater Alexander is Director of Photography at WIRED in San Francisco. She’s been producing photo shoots and commissioning WIRED photographers for over twenty years. She took a hiatus from WIRED as the Photo Director at Dwell Media from 2011-2013. Anna has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the University of Arizona. She resides in the Marin County city of Novato with her husband and two children.
Director of Photography, Fast Company
Jeanne Graves has worked as a magazine photo editor since 2003 and is currently the director of photography at Fast Company. She was previously the director of photography at Men’s Health, and deputy photo director at Best Life. Her work has been recognized by Society of Publication Designers, and American Photography.
Paula Gren and Mark Winer
Partner, The Gren Group
Paula Gren founded The Gren Group in 1998 after running her own photography production company for several years. Prior to that, Paula graduated from Boston University, studied at the New England School of Photography and worked as studio manager for acclaimed sports photographer John Huet. Her expertise is in estimating, negotiating, consulting and production management.
Mark is Chief Executive Optimist of The Gren Group, a national rep agency whose roster includes some of the top commercial assignment photographers in the US. The agency specializes in lifestyle, portrait and location work — both print and motion — and has recently produced campaigns for clients like United Health, FedEx, Adidas, Lowe’s, Princess Cruises, Novartis, Wrangler and Bayer. Mark’s responsibilities, since 2001, include marketing, business development, talent recruitment, planning & identity. He is always searching for creative ways to distinguish The Gren Group and its creative artists in this ever changing industry
Mark would like to see commercial and personal work, including print and motion.
Chief Creative Officer, Samsung
Jayanta Jenkins has been an industry creative leader for over 17 years. He currently works at Samsung Mobile as ECD. There, he is leading global initiatives and building teams to create impactful messaging. The purpose is to show the power of technology through Samsung’s Mobile products and services.
In 2016, Jayanta became Twitter’s first Global Head of Creative leading and growing its in-house #Studio of integrated creative teams and agency partners. Jayanta’s focus has been on fun and harnessing creativity as a business tool in support of Twitter’s strategic marketing objectives. Being nimble resulted in impactful product-lead narratives that have driven awareness of Twitter’s consumer and B2B relevance as a platform for real-time conversations.
Before joining Twitter, Jayanta was in-house Global Creative Director at Apple/Beats by Dre. There he lead several global integrated product launches.
In 2016 Jayanta co-founded SATURDAY MORNING. SATURDAY MORNING is an organization that works to bring awareness and shift perceptions on racial bias and injustice. To date, Saturday Morning has partnered with Spotify and Proctor & Gamble to launch various marketing platforms.
From 2007 to 2015 Jayanta was Global Creative Director at TBWA/Chiat/Day in LA. There he co-lead team efforts on the rebranding of Gatorade. That work strategically repositioned Gatorade for a new generation of millennial athletes.
From 2000-2007 Jayanta was Sr. Art Director at Wieden+Kennedy in Portland, OR. While at Wieden, Jayanta worked on Nike. Jayanta co-created the launch of Nike Shox, Nike’s biggest sneaker technology since Nike Air. He went on to support Nike Basketball and introduce the world to Lebron James with a campaigns like “The Lebrons.” Jayanta also worked multi-platform Nike initiatives for the Japanese, European and S. American markets.
Jayanta began his career in advertising at The Martin Agency in 1996.
Jayanta has been awarded and recognized by every major awards organization in his field.
Photo Editor, Outside Magazine
Kyra Kennedy is the photo editor at Outside Magazine, where she produces and commissions photography for their unique and adventurous stories. Prior to working at Outside, she worked with Radius Books as their in house photographer and publishing assistant. She received a BFA in photography from Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
Thomas R. Kennedy is the former Executive Director of American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP). He is an internationally known visual journalist with extensive print, broadcast and online journalism experience, including positions as Managing Editor/Digital News for PBS NewsHour, Managing Editor for Multimedia at The Washington Post, Director of Photography at the National Geographic Society and Deputy Graphics Director at The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has created, directed and edited visual journalism projects that have earned Pulitzer Prizes as well as national and local EMMY awards, a Peabody Award and Edward R. Murrow awards.
Previously, he has also worked as an independent consultant coaching and mentoring individual photographers, focusing particularly on multimedia story development.
Thomas has been a featured speaker at some of the most prestigious journalism conferences and media workshops around the world, while also consulting to various academic institutions and international media companies on topics ranging from media management to multimedia storytelling and innovating within a corporate environment.
Consultant, Agency Access
Lynn brings a unique combination of agency and production experience to Agency Access. She’s intimately familiar with the business end of commercial photography and illustration. Over the last two decades, she has worked with high-profile artists as an art buyer, producer and artist rep. at top firms including Leo Burnett Chicago.
Photo and Illustration Consultant, Workbook
Linda Levy has worked for years with photographers, illustrators and their agents on all aspects of their promotion and evolution. She believes deeply that when visual artists tell stories about things they care about, they make better visuals. Better visuals serve clients better. She has always been delighted and amazed at the ingenuity, generosity and problem-solving skills of her clients, and she strives constantly to connect them effectively with the buyers and projects who need them.
Photo Editor, New York Times
Co-Founder Diversify Photo
Brent Lewis is a photo editor based out of New York City, co-founder of Diversify.Photo and from the greatest city in the world Chicago — South Side, to be exact.
Brent is a photo editor at The New York Times working on the Business Desk, assigning visual coverage of technology, the economy, and auto industry.
Brent was a photo editor at The Washington Post. Formerly, he was the Senior Photo Editor of ESPN’s The Undefeated, where he drove the visual language of the website that is based around the intersection of sports, race and culture. Before joining the turning his life over to photo editing, he was a staff photojournalist with stints at The Denver Post, The Rockford Register Star and the Chillicothe Gazette. Through the years, his photos have been used by the Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, Associated Press, Forbes and Yahoo! News.
Brent is up to see just about any work. He likes to stay in the journalism and portraiture realm, but loves seeing work he doesn’t get to usually see, then tries to see if there is a way to work it into his role.
Jennifer Perlmutter is the Director of Photography and Creative Services for Found Artists, an invite-only marketing platform for commercial and editorial artists. Jennifer was previously a Photo Agent at Greenhouse Reps. and Anderson Hopkins, where she represented a variety of award-winning artists, working with agencies and clients including Saatchi&Saatchi, RPA, R/GA, Converse, Samsonite, Ikea and more. If you are interested in reviewing your visual direction or marketing plan, Jennifer has a keen eye and understanding of the industry to provide succinct feedback and actionable tasks.
I am a content strategy consultant with a virtual process for professional photographers, creatives and small businesses. My goal is to help you grow your brand position, increase revenue and build a rewarding business that is better for you and your clients.
Collaborating together virtually through a series of clear steps we craft the language, visuals and strategic website experiences that your ideal clients need to understand and engage with your business. Creative thinking, research and empathy are at the forefront of my process.
With 15+ years of experience working with professional photographers of all levels, image art markets and businesses, I understand the unique challenges and opportunities you have and what a defined audience needs to see to resonate with your brand, project and call to action.
A few of my clients include ASMP members, Wonderful Machine, Richard Avedon, Hiro, Adobe Stock, Tiffany & Co., Harperʼs Bazaar and SKI / Skiing magazines. I earned a commercial photography BA at Brooks Institute of Photography in ‘04, a history BA from Kenyon College in ‘98 and studied advertising at the School of Visual Arts in the 2010’s.
IG @pottsonline, TW @PhotoMktngCoach and @CarolynPotts, FB @CarolynPottsCreativeConsultant
Carolyn Potts, creative consultant, provides photographers with portfolio edits, marketing strategies and business systems that help them land the assignments and photo projects they want and need. Her photo consulting business, founded in 2004, is based on her 35+ years as a successful artists’ rep–a career fueled by her passion for photography and design. She’s created over 10,000 portfolio edits/presentations. Those portfolio edits and marketing plans have helped her clients land assignments from ad agencies, design firms, corporations and publishers across the globe. She also helps her clients select images for their submissions to industry award shows and photo contests — which they often win. Carolyn has also curated multiple fine art photography exhibits as charitable fundraisers.
Reviewer Preference: Interested in seeing both Commercial and Fine Art work (both motion and still). Is also interested in seeing the work you want to take to the next level and get hired to shoot.
Independent Curator, Consultant and Educator
@jsybylla, #conceptqueen, #puctumjunkie
Sybylla Smith is an independent Curator, Educator and Consultant who has featured over 110 international artists in 27 solo or group exhibitions within the past 8 years. Held in traditional and non-traditional settings subjects and themes cover multiple genres. Venues have included the Griffin Museum of Photography, Harvard University, Granary Art and Photoville with exhibits traveling to South America and Mexico.
Smith’s concept development framework, Concept Aware®, utilizes contemporary photography to illustrate elements in the creative practice. Pending publication, Smith teaches her unique curriculum in workshops across the U.S. As Guest Editor of ZEKE’s first Women’s Issue, she created a global collective voice of woman in visual narrative and written articles from over 200 submissions.
She lectures and writes on issues of gender parity, visual culture and the creative process. As an adjunct professor, guest lecturer and thesis advisor she has worked with The School of Visual Arts NYC, Harvard University, Wellesley University, Emerson College, Tufts Museum School of the Fine Arts and Emmanuel College.
She consults with individual artists on projects providing collaboration on editing, sequencing, marketing and writing artist statements and exhibition proposals. Her work with arts organizations and educational institutions includes development, education programming and establishing dynamic partnerships. Find more on her website:www.jsybyllasmith.com
Open to see multi-media, alternate process, street, portraiture and conceptual work.
Content Strategy Consultant
Cameron is a content strategy consultant with a virtual process for professional photographers, creatives and small businesses. His goal is to help you grow your brand position, increase revenue and build a rewarding business that is better for you and your clients. Creative thinking, research, and empathy are at the forefront of Cameron’s work.
With 15+ years of experience working with professional photographers of all levels, image art markets, and businesses, he understands the unique challenges and opportunities you have and what a defined audience needs to see to resonate with your brand, offering, and call to action.
A few of his clients include ASMP members, Wonderful Machine, Richard Avedon, Hiro, Adobe Stock, Tiffany & Co., Harperʼs Bazaar, and SKI / Skiing magazines. He earned a commercial photography BA at Brooks Institute of Photography in ‘04, a history BA from Kenyon College in ‘98, and studied advertising at the School of Visual Arts in the 2010’s.
Stacy Swiderski is a Philadelphia-based Creative Consultant and Photographer’s Agent with an extensive background in commercial photography, education and consulting. She’s worked with hundreds of photographers from all parts of the globe during her time in the industry, helping them with projects such as photo editing, brand strategy, web and print edits, marketing campaigns and creative coaching. She holds an MPS in Digital Photography from The School of Visual Arts and a BFA from Parsons School of Design.
Chair, Prints, Drawings and Photographs and Curator of Photography, Cleveland Museum of Art
Barbara Tannenbaum has organized over 125 exhibitions during her three-decade career as a curator and academic. Shows this year include Bruce Davidson: Brooklyn Gang, Ilse Bing: Queen of the Leica; Signal Noise: Aaron Rothman; and Beyond Truth: Photography after the Shutter. From 1985 through 2011, Tannenbaum was chief curator at the Akron Art Museum, where she grew the photography collection from 500 to 2,500 works and administered the Knight Purchase Award for Photographic Media. She has authored numerous publications including books on TR Ericsson, Ralph Eugene Meatyard, and print-on-demand photobooks. She has also lectured throughout the U.S. and in Canada, Brazil and China. She enjoys seeing many different kinds of photography, especially exhibition and book projects under development and would prefer not to review advertising and purely commercial work. Nudity is okay as long as it is truly at the service of artistic expression.
Author, The Fashion Image
Thomas is the author of the book The Fashion Image for Bloomsbury Publishing, London, with a second book on fine art photography currently being written for Routledge Publishing. Thomas is an Editor at Large for IRKmagazine, a Paris based fashion and culture magazine and web site, founder of Thomas Werner Projects Podcast and past Photography Program Director at Parsons School of Design in New York. He currently lectures internationally on the topics of photography, fashion, innovation, education and contemporary professional practices, with a series of recent presentations and workshops in 6 cities across China. He is the former owner of Thomas Werner Gallery in Manhattan’s Chelsea Art District, a former National Board member and New York Chapter President for the American Society of Media Photographers.
Co-founder of ascend(ed) Design, a boutique India centric educational organization focused on helping aspiring creatives achieve their goals, Werner also led a team developing a media and literacy web site and resource center in five languages, Spanish, French, Russian, Arabic and English for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations/UNESCO. He has worked with the United States Department of State on cultural projects in Russia and been a photography consultant for COACH and Rodale Publishing, among others. Thomas was a recurrent instructor at the United Nations Education First Summer School, and he is now presenting workshops on effective message development and visual communication on an international basis.
Photo Producer / Editor
Karen is a photo department head and visual storyteller with 12+ years of experience at major regional and national media and brands. She has created and curated images for prominent institutions and media, including AARP, San Francisco and Southern Living magazines, Callisto Media and Airbnb. She is looking to work in the food/portrait/lifestyle genres.
Photo Director and Consultant
Tracey Woods is an award winning photo/visuals director, creative producer consultant and artist. For her most recent project in June and July 2020, she created artwork for Macy’s flagship stores in New York, San Francisco and Chicago. She was previously at Essence, where she oversaw the photography content for the brand working across all of it’s platforms. Prior to that, she freelanced for various editorial and advertising clients that included: Wiley Publishing, Ladies Home Journal, Bon Appetit, Instyle Specials and Revlon. Tracey received her MFA in photography from Pratt Institute and BA in graphic design from Rhode Island College.
She is interested in seeing a range of photography including, portraiture, fashion, photojournalism and fine art but is also open to seeing any work demonstrating a thoughtful approach.
Freelance Art and Photo Producer
Ken brings over 25 years of industry experience to his position of Freelance Art/Photo Producer. He started out as a freelance fashion photographer in New York and is best known for his role as a Senior Art Producer at Digitas in Philadelphia/NYC and Leo Burnett in Chicago, supporting clients like Coca-Cola, GM, McDonald’s, Miller-Coors, P&G, Pfizer, 3M, Amex, Olay, Eli Lilly, Nestle, Firestone, Phillip Morris, Brooks, Pantene, Intel, E.J. Gallo and Kellogg’s, to name just a few. He left Leo Burnett in 2017 to work on the client-side as a Senior Photo Producer at Gap Inc./OLD NAVY in San Francisco. Currently, he is a freelance producer and photography consultant.