DC Picture Show – July 21, 2011: Mauritzen & Calahan

American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP) DC/South Chapter

presents a special DC Picture Show:

Jeff Mauritzen & Walter Calahan

Photo Opportunities All Around Us

Irish Cottage Photo-Irish sheep photo 

DATE: Thursday, July 21, 2011

TIME: 6:30 to 9:00 PM

6:30 to 7:00 Networking

7:00 to 9:00 Speakers

LOCATION: 5th and K Street, Busboys and Poets Restaurant, 1025 5th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

GETTING THERE AND PARKING: Closest metros: Mt. Vernon Square and Gallery Place-Chinatown (each two blocks away). There is ample car parking space near the venue.

ENTRY FEE: Entry to the show is free for ASPP members but we are asking for suggested donation of $5 per person. Guests are invited to attend and the event is open to the general public. ASPP does not provide refreshments for the event, but Busboys and Poets has a full-service restaurant and bar.


jeff_MJeff Mauritzen will talk about the many abundant photo opportunities both locally, in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., as well as internationally in the breathtaking country of Ireland. Jeff will be showing his travel images and explaining where he finds inspiration, as well as sharing some of his favorite locations to photograph.

Jeff is a full-time professional photographer and avid traveler, specializing in photography of Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and Ireland. Jeff graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, and minors in International Studies and Latin American Studies. Jeff has been traveling, studying and living abroad off and on, since first studying in Venezuela, back in 1999. Jeff has lived and worked onboard 7 different cruise ships over the course of 3 and ½ years, and eventually married his beautiful Irish wife, that he met onboard. Jeff currently lives in Fairfax County, Virginia with his wife, daughter, and rescue greyhound but bounces back in forth to Ireland, several times throughout the year. Jeff is always available for corporate, editorial and travel assignment work, and his stock photography can be viewed and licensed on www.jeffmauritzen.com.

Walt_Calahan_Photographer_smallWalter Calahan‘s career has taken him under the Atlantic Ocean aboard a US Navy Trident Submarine, to lava tube caves in Idaho, into surgical clinics for Afghan refugees in Pashawar, Pakistan, canoeing the Okefenokee Swamp of Georgia and the great northern woods of Canada, launched off the deck of a US Navy Aircraft Carrier, to children learning to tap dance, as well as the tumult of the Romanian Revolution.

Walter teaches “Introduction to Photography” for the Art Department of McDaniel College, insuring a love for photography in the next generation of photographers to come. His portfolios can be seen at www.walterpcalahan.com.