Photo Video West, the largest photo show on the West Coast, returns in 2015 for two-action packed days featuring seminars led by industry pros, live interactive demos, product specials, photo contests, portfolio reviews, raffle prizes and more! Thousands of photographers from all levels will gather to learn, share, network and expand their photographic abilities.
2013 Featured Brands
Arizona Highway Photo Workshops
www.ahpw.org C & H Photo
www.candhphoto.com Calumet Photographic
www.calumetphotographic.com Couture Book
www.couturebook.com Delkin Devices
www.expoimaging.com George's Camera
www.georgescamera.com Graphic Authority
www.graphicauthority.com KEH Camera
www.keh.com LEE Filters
www.lumiquest.com M+M Photo Tours, Inc.
www.mmphototours.com Museum of Photographic Arts
www.mopa.org Nelson Photo
www.nelsonphotosupplies.com QNAP, Inc.
www.qnap.com Sigma Corp
www.sigmaphoto.com REMAG / Resource Magazine
www.resourcemagonline.com Scan Diego
www.scandiegocalifornia.com SKB Corporation
www.sonydigitalimaging.com Tamron U.S.A.
www.tamronlensesUSA.com Tuttle Cameras
www.undfind.com Video Gear
2013 Participating Brands
Adobe Community Team
Arizona Highway Photo Workshops
Art of Photography Show
ASMP San Diego
Brooks Institute - The Visual Arts
C & H Photo
Dicapac USA Inc.
dk3 studios LLC
M+M Photo Tours, Inc. Michael Seewald Photography Workshops
Musuem of Photographic Arts
Peak Design, LLC
Person & Person (Photo Max)
Photoshop User's Group
Professional Photographers of California
Professional Photographers of San Diego County
REMAG / Resource Magazine
San Diego 48 Hour Film Project
San Diego Filmmakers
San Diego Media Pros
Scott Robert Tiny Triggers
Sierra Photo Club
Stellar Lighting Systems
Burrell Colour Imaging
Bush Hawk Products
Columbus Camera Group
Digital Art Supplies
Dot Line Corp.
DVD Your Memories
G-Technology by Hitachi
HP Marketing Corp
Ink Jet Paper Plus
Julia Dean Photo Workshop Kurt's Camera Repair
Leica Camera Inc.
Manfrotto Distribution Michael Seawald Photography Workshops
National Association of Photoshop Users
Nelson Photo Supplies
Photogenic Professional Lighting
Picture it on Canvas
Professional Photographers of California
Sigma Corporation of America
The Friedman Archives
THK Photo Products
Transfer Supplies USA
Have your portfolio reviewed on the spot by museum curators and trained photography pros. Each review session lasts 15 minutes and you may purchase your review in 3-session blocks. Once you have made your purchase, a member of our Photo Video West team will be in contact with you to schedule your Reviewers and times.
Portfolio Review Guidelines
Arrival Time – Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your Review session and check-in at the Portfolio Review Registration Table.
Timing – Each Review lasts a maximum of 15 minutes. Please be mindful of this time limit, as there will be someone waiting for your Reviewer after your session.
Your Portfolio – Make sure to bring your portfolio with you! Whether this is a flat printed portfolio or a digital presentation, no reviewer will be able to comment on your work with out it in front of them. *If you bring a digital presentation, it should be on your own battery-powered device. There will be no other devices or power sources available for you to use, so make sure your device has enough battery power for all 3 reviews. Your presentation should be set up prior to the start of your review. No WiFi connection will be available.
Cancellation Policy – No refunds will be given for cancellation.
Disclaimer - We reserve the right to add or remove Portfolio Reviewers and Review times at our discretion. Individual sessions are given on a first come, first serve basis.
Tips for Your Review
• Research the reviewers available to you. See if your work is relevant to any of the professionals or their field.
• Arrive to your Review with questions in mind. You only have 15 minutes and you don't want to waste time by thinking of questions on the spot!
• Bring the portfolio you would want to show to prospective clients. These Reviewers are not there just to give you feedback; they have the potential to become a contact you may use in the future.
• Be prepared to receive constructive criticism. Reviews are a wonderful opportunity to learn, improve upon your skills and receive some creative guidance.
All questions regarding the Portfolio Reviews may be directed to Elizabeth Pun at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-312-1212.
Hours, Directions & Parking
2013 Photo Galleries
2013 World Cup of Photography Winners Gallery
After much anticipation, the list of winners from the 2013 World Cup of Photography photo contest are here!
Click here to download the 2013 Winners List. (PDF Format)
Looking for a fun and exciting way to meet some of the most influential people in San Diego's growing photo and video industry? Volunteer for Photo Video West! A large part of the event's success is due to the participation of community volunteers. Some intern credit may apply.
Tasks include pre-event setup, attendee registration, seminar and portfolio review aid and post-event cleanup/tear down.
Make the most out of your visit to Photo Video West.
Click on the link below to download a list of Frequently Asked Questions. If you don't find your answer, contact Event Management.
2015 Photo Video West FAQ - Coming Soon!
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Fast Forward Event Productions
1399 North Cuyamaca Street
El Cajon, CA 92020
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