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A Special Evening with Dan Westergren – DC/South – November 6, 2013 - American Society of Picture Professionals

A Special Evening with Dan Westergren – DC/South – November 6, 2013

ASPP DC/South Chapter Presents:
Incredible Journey: From the Ordinary to the Extraordinary!

Inside the Mind Dan Westergren, Director of Photography for National Geographic Travel


© Dan Westergren

© Dan Westergren

SPEND A SPECIAL EVENING WITH DAN WESTERGREN as he discusses how he chooses images for the iconic National Geographic Traveler magazine. He will describe why he loves these particular images and the photographic thinking behind them. In addition he will show a short selection of his images from the North Pole, his personal favorite place!

See how Dan translates the ordinary and everyday into beautiful imagery, and follow him around the world from the Galapagos Island to the North Pole. Hear Dan discuss his creative process with documentarian Larry Levin and have an opportunity to ask questions. Whether you are a photographer, photo editor, or simply just love beautiful imagery, Dan’s talk will be enlightening, fun, and fascinating.

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DanWestergren2Dan Westergren, Director of Photography for National Geographic Travel, is based in Washington DC where he spends his days looking at pictures of some of the most beautiful places in the world. Since picking up a camera in the 8th grade he has been fascinated with photography and the way photographers create objects of beauty from the world at large. He has turned this fascination into a lifetime obsession of constantly photographing everything around him.

Dan’s been lucky to photograph for the pages of National Geographic Traveler amazing places like the summit of Mt. Blanc and the North Pole. But often his subjects are just the neighborhood dogs or his kids, who he will drag to the Potomac river and make them stand waist deep in the cold water waiting for the light to be “just right.” He is also an experienced teacher, having led workshops for National Geographic Expeditions in Santa Fe, Tuscany, Baja, Antarctica, the Arctic Ocean, Washington DC, and the Galapagos Islands.

ASPP DC/South – Fotoweek DC 2013 Festival Event
Incredible Journey: From the Ordinary to the Extraordinary!
Inside the Mind of National Geographic Travel’s Director of Photography Dan Westergren

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
6:15 pm to 7:00 pm – Registration and Networking
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Incredible Journey with Dan Westerman, Q & A with audience, and interview with documentarian Larry Levin

US Navy Memorial-Heritage Center
701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Suite 123
Washington, DC
NOTE: US Navy Memorial Heritage Center is located directly behind the circular outdoor plaza that faces Pennsylvania Ave. Look for our ASPP sign near the entrance.

Metro: Archives-Navy Memorial – Yellow and Green Line

Parking: There are several parking garages within a two-block radius of the Navy Memorial (fees may vary).

ASPP Members: $10
Sister Organization Members (ASMP, APA, NANPA, WPOW, NPPA, WHPPA): $12
Non-Members: $15
Students: $5

In order to receive your discounted rate, please use the following promo codes when registering online:
ASPP Members: ASPPDC10
Sister Organizations: ASPPFRIEND12
Students: STUDENT

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