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Perfecting Your Pitch: Preparing for Portfolio Reviews

In this two-part course, photographers will learn strategies to prepare for professional portfolio reviews. Before you pack your prints and head to a conference or photo festival, get advice on how much to bring, how much to say, and how to follow up. The first meeting will focus on logistics and include time for a round-robin practice session and critique with fellow students. The second meeting two weeks later will be a review dress rehearsal, where students will have the opportunity to pitch their portfolio to select photo professionals from the Triangle.

Lisa McCarty is a photographer and a graduate of Duke’s M.F.A. in Experimental and Documentary Arts. She is currently the curator of the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library and formerly an exhibitions assistant at the Center for Documentary Studies. See her website at lisamccarty.com.

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