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DC Picture Show - March 20, 2013 ASPP DC/South Presents: Gaston Lacombe, Harvey A. Duze and Sanjay Nayar - American Society of Picture Professionals

DC Picture Show – March 20, 2013 ASPP DC/South Presents: Gaston Lacombe, Harvey A. Duze and Sanjay Nayar

Please join us for our next DC Picture Show speaker night. Gaston Lacombe, Harvey A. Duze and Sanjay Nayar will be presenting their work and sharing their experiences.

MARCH 20, 2013 6:30-9 pm

6:30 – 7:00 – Networking
7:00 – 9:00 – Presentation


Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts
Foundry Building
1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Studio A – Lower Level Washington, DC 20007

Cost: Free to ASPP members and BUCDIA students. $5 suggested donation for non-members.

Gaston Lacombe

gaston_lacombeGaston Lacombe is a Canadian photographer and filmmaker based in Washington DC. He studied History at the B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. levels, and he holds a photography diploma from Boston University CDIA, Washington DC Campus. His documentary projects have taken him all around the world, including a stint as an artist-in-residence for two months in Antarctica. He is the recipient of numerous international prizes in photography, and his work has been shown in museums and galleries on four continents, including at the Smithsonian Institution. His work has been published in Burn Magazine, PDN Magazine, the Washington Post, Die Welt (Germany), and many other publications. One of his passions is teaching and lecturing, something he is often invited to do in schools, universities and organizations worldwide. He is also on the staff of the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP), where he works with some of the most exciting nature and wildlife photographers in the world.

Harvey A. Duze

harvey_duzeI have almost 40 years of professional and creative photographic and graphic design experience. Growing up in Bayside, Queens, New York, I became interested in photography at an early age, thanks to my father and uncle, who were very talented amateur photographers. After graduating from high school, I studied first at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, earning an AAS degree in Fashion Photography, then later at the Rochester Institute of Technology where I earned my BFA in Photographic Illustration.

I’ve worked on staff and/or contract for Prudential Insurance, Lockheed Martin, and DuPont, as well as ran my own photography and graphic design business for 10 years in Wilmington, Delaware. I’m currently working on staff for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Washington, D.C. as part of their marketing group, involved with both graphic design work and handling the occasional photography assignment for the firm.

My photographic work includes a wide range of corporate and editorial location and studio assignments. In recent years, urban and rural landscapes, nature and people have been my favorite subjects. While the majority of my work has been done in the northeastern United States, I’ve also traveled to other parts of the U.S., across the border to Canada, The Bahamas, and overseas to the U.K., Ireland and Italy.

I also have experience in the area of graphic design and desktop publishing, having handled many assignments ranging from graphics to illustrate presentations and both print and Webbased publications, logos and corporate identities and the creation of both speaker-support and self-running “kiosk” PowerPoint presentations, and Web-based HTML and Flash slideshows. My work has been published in the original edition of the Time-Life Photography Library, annual reports of DuPont and American Express Credit Company, and more recently, Akin Gump’s 2010 and 2011 Annual Reviews as well as recently on the firm’s Web site. My photos have also appeared in various other print and on-line publications. I’ve also had my work exhibited in one-man and group shows in New York City, Trenton, NJ, in recent years at the Montpelier Cultural Arts Center in Laurel, Maryland, and several venues in Washington, D.C. In 2008, I started to publish books of my photos on Blurb.com. My latest book, THE ‘WIDER’ VIEW is a collection of panorama photos taken over the past few years, some are being published for the first time. Cherry Blossoms – A Photographic Poem was published in May 2012, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the planting of the cherry trees in Washington, D.C., and the last book in my “Seneca” series (my ongoing documentation of Little Seneca Lake, Lake Churchill and the surrounding area near Germantown, Maryland), Seneca Summer was published in October 2012. You can view samples of my work on my Web site, www.hadphgd.com .

Sanjay Nayar

sanjay_nayarSanjay Nayar is a Washington DC based photographer, specializing in Commercial, Fashion, Corporate & Travel photography and short infomercial films. His passion is to “stage and create” images and multimedia clips for commercial and fashion applications. He is drawn to vibrant colors, aureate light and compelling shapes.

He has won multiple awards, including the Grand Jury Award with the Photographic Society of America, and a photo contest with National Geographic. His debut short film, “A Second Chance” has been nominated for the American Advertising Awards (ADDYs).

Sanjay is a graduate of Center for Digital Imaging & Arts, Boston University. His background includes a M.B.A. degree, and years of marketing/business analysis experience, primarily in the Information Technology field. For more information and to view his work, please visit:www.sanjaynayar.com

Transportation & Parking at BUCIDA:

Metro: Take the Orange or Blue line to the Foggy Bottom stop (15 minute walk to BUCDIA) or Rosslyn stop (25 minute walk).

Shuttle: The Georgetown Metro Connection runs from 7:00am to midnight daily, picking up passengers at the Foggy Bottom and Rosslyn stops every ten minutes. Stop is a few minute walk away from BUCDIA.

Bus: The DC Circulator runs from Union Station to Georgetown via M Street. Parking: There is a convenient parking garage adjacent to BUCDIA. $10 and stays open until midnight.