This year's Northwest SPE conference will examine how the photographic medium can explore interactions between human and nature, as well as human nature itself. How do these concepts oppose one another? In what context can they be compatible? Against the backdrop of the Wyoming's Teton mountains, workshops, panels, and discussions will expand beyond landscape photography, delving into topics such as portraiture within nature, human impact on the environment, construction of boundaries, public lands management, and more.
Human/Nature can be broadly defined and SPE is looking forward to a wide range of unique and exciting proposals related to this concept.
Where: University of Wyoming's NPS Research Station at the AMK Ranch. On Jackson Lake, 1 hour north of Jackson, Wyoming.
When: September 21 – 23, 2018
Keynote Speaker: Jesse Burke (jesseburke.com) and Clare Benson (www.clarebenson.com/)
Conference Website: https://wyospenational.wixsite.com/home
In September of 2018 SPE Northwest will be retreating to the banks of Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park to discuss how photographers incorporate nature and our ecosystems into our work. Featuring artist talks, panel discussions, demonstrations and photographic excursions, this will be a unique and small conference event.
Planning on staying at AMK Ranch?
Please add "ON-SITE Lodging" to your purchase and the $60 lodging fee will be added to your registration fee. This $60 fee covers lodging from Thursday night until Sunday morning. Space is limited and purchasing this lodging prior to the conference is required.
Early Bird Pricing in effect until 8/1/2018. These fees do not include on-site lodging. Please purchase lodging for $60/person by adding "On-Site Lodging" to your fees (be sure to click the box to add it!):
MEMBER REGULAR: $160
MEMBER ADJUNCT: $140
MEMBER STUDENT: $120
NON-MEMBER REGULAR: $180
NON-MEMBER STUDENT: $140
Questions? Contact Conference Member Rani Robison at Rani.Robison@uwyo.edu.
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