Creating new audiences across with the world has never been easier and more affordable. How do you select the best tools? What are the benefits and shortcomings of blogging, social networks, podcasts and websites? Do you want to broaden your audience, find new markets or create new shared communities?

Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 8:30am - 4:45pm
The Doubletree Hotel Downtown  Houston, Texas


Mary Virginia Swanson,
Katrina D’Autremont, Artist
PRESENTERS: David Bram, Founder and Editor,
Susan Carr, Education Director, ASMP
Richard Kelly, President, ASMP
Darren Ching, Director, KLOMPCHING Gallery, New York
Darius Himes, Founding Partner and Editor, Radius Books
Nadja Masri, Independent Photo Editor and former N.Y. Bureau Chief, GEO Magazine
Aaron Schuman, Photographer, Writer, Founder
Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography, New Mexico Museum of Art

Fee: $75
Fee for Meeting Place Patrticipants and Students: $50

Co-sponsored by the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) and FotoFest

Online experts, gallery directors, museum curators, publishers and artists shared their insights on the most effective ways to use today’s online tools to introduce your work to targeted audiences and to engage in meaningful community dialogue. In this one-day seminar, participants learned how to evaluate, choose and use online tools for achieving these goals.

Marketing consultant and author Mary Virginia Swanson with artist Katrina d ‘Autremont created this NEW seminar for FotoFest to provide participants with an overview of online marketing and presentation options available today. They discussed how to effectively integrate print and online promotional efforts.

David Bram ( showed how the online magazine is being used as a forum for community dialogue and education.

Susan Carr (ASMP Education Director) and Richard Kelly, (ASMP President) presented their acclaimed Protecting Copyright in the Digital Environment.

A panel of gallery, publishing, museum and magazine professionals discussed their creative practice today as it incorporates new communication and presentation platforms. Mary Virginia Swanson led a discussion with participants and presenters on the changes in the communication industry as well as a look at what experts think the future is likely to bring to the media world. Panelists included:

  Darren Ching, Co-Founder-Director
KLOMPCHING Gallery, Brooklyn, NY;
  Darius Himes, Editor and Founding Partner
Radius Books, Santa Fe, NM;
  Nadja Masri, Independent Photo Editor and former New York Bureau Chief, GEO Magazine, New York, NY.
  Aaron Schuman, Guest Curator for FotoFest 2010,
Photographer, Writer, Founder
SeeSaw Magazine
, London U.K.;
  Katharine Ware, Curator of Photography
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM.


  • Mary Virginia Swanson (
  • Marketing Photos Blog (
  • Katrina d'Autremont (
  • David Bram, Fraction Magazine (
  • American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) (
  • Darren Ching, KLOMPCHING Gallery, NY (
  • Darius Himes, Radius Books (
  • Nadja Masri (
  • Aaron Schuman, SeeSaw Magazine (
  • Katherine Ware, New Mexico Museum of Art (

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