Recapping the Out of Chicago Portrait Conference: OOC Podcast Episode 36

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This week on the Out of Chicago Podcast, we recap this weekend’s Portrait Conference with Chris Smith, Michael Novo and Malinda Kavetschanky.

The first annual Portrait Conference was a huge success! The weekend started with a great keynote from Lindsay Adler and the results from our first ever print competition. Congratulations to the winners:

  • Best Illustrative: Mouse Trap, Kevin Bailey
  • Best Wedding: Peek A Boo, Diego Ivan Martirena
  • Best Photojournalism: The Reptile, Russ Heritage
  • Best Portrait: The English Press, Diego Ivan Martirena
  • Best of Show: Mouse Trap, Kevin Bailey

Saturday featured classes throughout the day as well as a photowalk by Giulio Sciorio, and then finished with all-day workshops on Sunday with Nick Page, Steve Nielsen, Mark Serrano and Detklef Körtge.

One of the other highlights of the weekend was Robin Hansen from Picsy Photography. Check out #outofchicagopicsyphoto on Instagram, and you’ll see some “wonderful” family photos from some of our attendees. If you follow @outofchicago on Instagram, you’ll see some additional photos from the weekend too.

And like our other conferences, we convened each night at Bar Louie, where we mingled over drinks and some great food.

Don’t forget to sign up for our next conference, the Out of Chicago Conference, held June 24-26! Spots are filling up fast, so be sure to visit summer.outofchicago.com now!

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