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“Making Outstanding Photographs with your Smart Phone” with Dan Burkholder

Today cell phones are everywhere, and just about anyone can take a photograph with their cell phone.  But how do you make your photos stand out from all the others?

The Photographic Arts Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania (PASNWPA) is presenting a full-day workshop with internationally known iPhone Photographer, Dan Burkholder.  Once dismissed as a toy for lazy photographers, the iPhone is the new, hip and creative camera whose images grace magazine covers, museum walls and gallery openings. In this workshop we focus on the fine iPhone photograph, exploring the shooting, editing and stylizing techniques that will take you from casual captures to serious artwork. This workshop will open your eyes and pump your creative juices to craft images that you’ll be proud to share, exhibit and sell.

This full-day seminar will be held:
Saturday, September 21, 2019
9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Gannon University, Zurn Hall, Room 101
West 7th Street
Erie, PA
(Parking is available on the street and in parking garages near the Zurn Science Center.)

Lunch is included in the price of admission:
$59 Adults who are not PASNWPA members
$10 Students with Student ID
$49 This special rate is only for PASNWPA members who have paid their dues for 2019

Dan Burkholder Seminar

Refund policy: No refunds will be made less than 48 hours prior to the seminar.

To reserve your spot for this high-quality seminar, click the button above to pay by PayPal or write a check payable to ‘PASNWPA’ and send to Candy Felege at 9147 Francis Rd., Girard, PA 16417.  You may also send an email to or call (814) 881-4241 to make a reservation.

Either a smart phone or tablet is required to fully participate in the workshop. CONCEPTS AND EDITING TECHNIQUES PRESENTED IN THE WORKSHOP WILL APPLY TO BOTH ANDROID AND iOS PHONES. However, some phone apps being discussed and demonstrated are available only for iPhones and iPads.  A list of equipment, accessories and editing applications to be downloaded will be provided to participants who register for the workshop. 

About Dan Burkholder  

Dan Burkholder is known for looking over photography’s horizon to discover new ways of capturing and expressing the photographic image. In the early 1990’s he wrote the groundbreaking book Making Digital Negatives for Contact Printing. After Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast in 2005, Burkholder recorded the chaos of post-Katrina New Orleans in his poignant monograph, The Color of Loss, the first coffee table book photographed entirely with high dynamic range (HDR) techniques. In 2012, Burkholder led the mobile photography revolution with his forward-looking book iPhone Artistry. Dan earned his BA and Master’s degrees in Photography from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. His platinum/palladium and pigmented prints are included in private and public collections internationally. For more information see Dan’s website

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