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Careers in Photography

This is a free lecture. ($1. donation accepted) Sponsored by Thomas Taylor of the Bay Area Photography and Exploration Society. Please sign up for this event at: TIME: 7PM September 10th Thursday LOCATION: Adult School 4430 Alma Ave. Castro Valley, CA 94546 DETAILS: Jeffery Jay Luhn, a commercial photographer for 40 years, will speak about how he got started as a pro shooter and how today’s photographers can get into the business as a weekend warrior or full time professional. Jeffery will be projecting images from his international work with numerous clients including United Press International, Anne Klein, Apple Computer and many others. Included in the talk will be tips for travel shooting, self-promotion, educational opportunities and the future of image making. Galleries at: BIO of Jeffery Luhn: Jeffery began as a commercial photographer in 1969 while still attending Hayward High. He worked as an assistant for numerous local studios, wedding photographers and a ‘cub reporter’ for the Daily Review. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, Time, National Geographic, Der Spiegel and many other publications. His formal education includes two photography degrees from Brooks Institute and Associate Arts degrees from Laney College and Chabot College. Jeffery has shot assignments for dozens of Fortune 500 corporations in 30 countries. He has also owned and operated studios in Hong Kong, New York, San Francisco and Santa Cruz. He currently concentrates on mentoring career-bound photographers and self-taught professionals through his workshops and classes. As always there is no charge to attend this event. Instead, a suggested donation of $1.00 (less than the obligatory cup of coffee at the usual venues) is requested at the sign-in table to help with the cost of maintaining this site. If you have been considering a career in professional photography or just plain interested in the lifestyle, then this is an event that you will not want to miss!

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  • Victoria M.

    Jeffery is always a great speaker and teacher. He has such a down to earth way about him.

    September 11, 2009

  • A former member
    A former member

    If anyone is interested in carpooling from Sunnyvale/Mountain View/Cupertino area, email me back at kijana at gmail dot com. I'll be driving from Mountain View.

    September 5, 2009

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