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Exposure Weekend 2018 – July 20-22

  • Exposure Weekend 2018
    July 20, 2018
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Exposure Weekend 2018
    July 21, 2018
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Exposure Weekend 2018
    July 22, 2018
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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© Photo by Julia Dean



Friday – Sunday, July 20-22, 2018 at Hotel MdR, a Doubletree by Hilton in Marina del Rey, CA

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is pleased to announce its Fourth Annual Portfolio Reviews! Join us this summer for EXPOSURE WEEKEND 2018. The weekend will be filled with reviews, workshops, seminars, and networking events. The dates are Friday – Sunday, July 20-22, 2018. This year’s event will be held entirely at the beautiful Hotel MdR, a Doubletree by Hilton, in Marina Del Rey, CA. Reviews are 20 minute face-to-face meetings with¬†gallery owners, photo editors, museum curators, publishers and other photo professionals.

On Thursday, July 19, 7-10 pm, EXPOSURE WEEKEND 2018 will kick-off with LACP’s Fifth Annual Members’ exhibition opening reception at the Los Angeles Center of Photography. The show is juried by Catherine Couturier, the owner and director of the Catherine Couturier Gallery.

On Friday, July 20, 7-8:30 pm, EXPOSURE WEEKEND 2018 will host a Portfolio Walk. This event will be open to the public and anyone participating in the portfolio reviews can show their work. This will be a fun night and a chance to meet reviewers and see the work of your fellow photographers.

On Friday, July 20, 8-30-10 pm, EXPOSURE WEEKEND 2018 will host a Networking Event. The event will be held poolside at Hotel Mdr.

Portfolio Reviewers

Chad Attie, Gallery Director, Eastern Star Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sherrie Berger, Photo Consultant, Los Angeles, CA
Jonathan Blaustein, Contributor, NYTimes Lensblog and A Photo Editor
Kyle Bradley, CEO/Founder, Nava Print Studio, Chicago, IL
Susan Burnstine, Contributor, B+W Magazine (UK)
Marisa Caicholo, Founder/Curator of Building Bridges Art Exchange, Los Angeles, CA
Catherine Couturier, Owner/Director, Catherine Couturier Gallery, Houston, TX
Chris Davies, Founder/Director, Fabrik Projects Gallery and Photo Independent, Los Angeles, CA
Michael Dawson, Owner, Michael Dawson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Crista Dix, Founder/Director, Wallspace Creative, Santa Barbara, CA
Ligeia Gorre, Arts Manager, LAX and Public Arts Exhibition Division, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs – SOLD OUT
Mazie Harris, Assistant Curator, Department of Photographs, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA – SOLD OUT
Christy Havranek, Photo Director, Huffington Post
Virginia Heckert, Curator, Department of Photographs, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA – 1 SPOT LEFT
Skye Houghton, Senior Art Producer, Saatchi & Saatchi, Torrance, CA
Anne Kelly, Gallery Director, photo-eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Randi Kreeft, Gallery Director, the Loft at Liz’s Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Dhyandra Lawson, Curatorial Asst., Department of Photography, LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Douglas Marshall, Independent Curator/Appraiser
Kristina Newhouse, Curator, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
Aimee Santos, Editorial Picture Editor, Shutterstock
Cheyanne Sauter, Executive Director, Art Share LA, Los Angeles, CA
Hannah Sloan, Founder/Director Sloan Projects
Sybylla Smith, International Curator, Educator and Consultant
Aline Smithson, Founder/Editor, Lenscratch
Susan Spiritus, Director, Susan Spiritus Gallery, Newport Beach, CA – SOLD OUT
Mackenzie Stevens, Curatorial Assistant, Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA – SOLD OUT
Douglas Stockdale, Founder/Editor, The Photo Book
Yessica Torres, Curator, Dab Art, Ventura, CA



Portfolio Reviews are sold in blocks of 3, 5 or 8 reviews and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. After registering for your reviews, you will be contacted to submit your reviewer preferences in order from 1-15, 1 being who you would like to see the most. The date you register holds your place in line and priority is given to those who register early. Schedules will be released by early July.

SINGLE REVIEWS are now available. $70 for non-members; $65 for Members.

Portfolio Review Pricing and Info

When: Friday-Sunday, July 20-22, 9:30 am – 5 pm, 2018


Where: Hotel MdR, a Doubletree by Hilton, 13480 Maxella Avenue, Marina del Rey, CA 90292


Ticket Information

Early Bird Pricing (on or before June 8, 2018)
$475 ($450 Members) for 8 reviews
$325 ($300 Members) for 5 reviews

Regular Pricing (after June 8, 2018)
$500 ($475 Members) for 8 reviews
$350 ($325 Members) for 5 reviews
$210 ($195 Members) for 3 reviews
$70 ($65 Members) for 1 review



Purchase Reviews: Please scroll to bottom of this page, make ticket selection, and then click “Register Now” and follow the prompts.

Parking: Paid parking is available at Hotel MdR.


Refund Policy: A $25 administrative fee will be charged on all refund requests. The request must arrive before Friday, July 6, 2018. No refunds will be provided for requests arriving on or after Friday, July 6, 2018. All refund requests must be submitted via email to

Workshops and Seminars

To enroll in seminars and/or workshops, please click the corresponding links below. Prices range from $125 – $350, with lower pricing given for LACP Members. Discounted pricing on seminars is available for students enrolled in a college or university. EARLY BIRD pricing on seminars and workshops ends Friday, June 22, 12 midnight, PST.

Friday, July 20

10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Seminar – Steps to Success for Photographers with Sherrie Berger
02:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Seminar – The Business of Gallery Representation with Crista Dix

Saturday, July 21

09:30 am – 5:00 pm – Workshop – Concept Aware: Enhance Your Creative Practice with Sybylla Smith
10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Seminar – Fine Art Digital Printmaking: Why and How with Cheryl Kelleher Walsh & Eric Joseph

Sunday, July 22

09:30 am – 5:00 pm – Workshop – Pushing Your Work Forward with Jonathan Blaustein
09:30 am – 1:30 pm – Workshop – Street Shooting on Venice Beach with Julia Dean


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