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The Craft of Storytelling: Through the Lens of Masters - American Society of Picture Professionals

The Craft of Storytelling: Through the Lens of Masters



Please join ASPP DC/SOUTH for an evening of insights and wonders as two masters of photography share their experiences and stories with us during DC Fotoweek!

Richard Nowitz presents: Mastering Light: Using Light to Tell A Story

Kenneth Garrett presents: The Origin of Civilization in the Americas

NOVEMBER 13, 2012

6-9 pm

6:00 – Wine and Cheese Reception and Networking

7:00 -Presentation – Richard Nowitz and Kenneth Garrett

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

Early Bird Pricing until 11/10/2012 – $5 off!

Current ASPP Members (use code members) $10

WHNPA, NPP,A APA, ASMP, WPOW Members – $15 (use code sisters)

Students (use code learning) $10

General Admission $20

Transportation and 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

The stone statues of Easter Island, a fisherman in Thailand, a Bedouin woman in her tent in Israel, and a stonecutter in Egypt are all subjects in the portfolio of Richard T. Nowitz, named 1996 Travel Photographer of the Year by the Society of American Travel Writers.


HondurasNowitz has contributed to National Geographic books and magazines since 1992. His pictures regularly appear in the world’s leading travel guides and magazines, including Endless Vacations,GEO, Smithsonian, Time, and U.S. News & World Report. He is also a frequent contributor to Conde Nast Traveler’s monthly “Room With a View” feature.

He has been the principal photographer of six Insight Travel Guides on Israel, Egypt, Cairo, Jerusalem, Wales, and London, as well as for large-format gift books on Israel, Turkey, and Egypt.

In 1995 Nowitz received the Educational Press Association’s Award for Excellence in Educational Journalism.

Nowitz also gives photo-lighting seminars at regional U.S. camera shows, sharing his creative ability to work with people using lighting and filters in his travel assignment photography. He lives in Rockville, Maryland, with his wife and three children.


GBGAP_DJFLAPKen Garrett was born September 23, 1953, in Columbia, Missouri. He got an early start in photography by attending photojournalism workshops at the University of Missouri in 1970 and 1972. He received a B.A. in anthropology from the University of Virginia in 1976.

That same year, he shot his first article for National Geographic, a story about tall ships titled “Square-rigger: Voyage From Baltic to Bicentennial.” Specializing in archaeology, paleontology, and ancient cultures worldwide, Garrett’s other articles include “La Ruta Maya,” “The Iceman,” “Death on the Nile: Saqqara,” “Lost World of the Little People: The People Time Forgot,” “The New Face of King Tut: His Life and Death,” and a series on the dawn of humans.
Garrett has also photographed a number of articles for National Geographic Traveler, including stories on Bermuda, New York’s Finger Lakes, West Virginia’s Potomac Highland, and Virginia’s Loudon County.

His extensive book credits include El Templo Mayor: The Great Temple of the Aztecs in Mexico; Floaters and Stickups; Egypt of Pharaohs; Tutankamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs; The Judas Gospel; Lucy’s Child; and Bulgaria’s Gold Rush.

Garrett’s work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, and in Egypt, Cuba, and Japan. It has also been published in Smithsonian, Air and Space, Archaeology,Fortune, Forbes, Time, Life, Audubon, GEO, National Wildlife, and Natural History. His corporate clients include IBM, the Marriott Corporation, UNC Aviation, and Starbucks Coffee.

Garrett lives in Broad Run, Virginia, with his wife, Lucie, and their daughters, Kate and Julie.