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News & Events

 
  • Graduation

    10/23/2014
    Other Event

    After 10 months of hard work and determination, the October graduating Class of 2014 is about to step out into the professional world of photography with loads of knowledge and talent! Join the faculty, staff, and alumni of Hallmark, as well as distinguished members of the photographic profession, in congratulating the accomplishments of the October Class of 2014. 

  • Guest Lecturer: Mike Erhmann

    10/24/2014
    Speaker

    Mike got his professional start interning for ESPN The Magazine in New York, after graduating from Hallmark Institute of Photography in 2001. He then moved on to work as an assistant to Hallmark’s very own Visiting Artist, Gregory Heisler. Following his time with Greg, Mike joined the staff at ESPN The Magazine full time in the photo editing department. He then worked as a busy freelance sports photographer before taking a job with Getty Images and moving to Miami. Mike travels on assignment for Getty, shooting numerous sports teams, which takes him all over the country and the world.

  • PhotoPlus in New York City

    10/30/2014
    Other Event

    On Thursday, students and faculty will travel together on a bus headed for New York City where they will attend PDN’s annual Photo Plus Expo. Students will have a chance to meet new people and vendors from the photography industry, attend Photo Talks by leading professionals and check out the latest and greatest products on the market for professional photographers.

  • Guest Lecturer: Ty Boyce

    10/31/2014
    Speaker

    Wedding photographer Ty Boyce has been spend over 20 years building a business that is dedicated to capturing the special moments of a wedding. As a Hallmark alum, he currently works with Disney in Orlando, Florida. Ty shares his experiences and advice with students who are just starting out on their photographic journeys. http://www.tyboycephoto.com   

  • Open House for Careers in Photography

    Saturday, December 6th
    12/06/2014
    Open House

    Saturday, December 6th
    12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

    ARE YOU READY TO...

    • Meet professional photographers, artists and business people who love to teach?
    • Take part in actual studio shooting sessions? Learn about our new still/motion video program?
    • See our design lab and imaging theater, envied by today's top professional photographers?
    • Hear how we train our graduates to be successful storytellers in today's imaging world?
    • Talk to our current students about their passion for photography and why they chose Hallmark?

    THEN LET'S GET STARTED!

    Call us now at 413.863.2478 or RSVP online to tell us you will join us.

    Check out this map for a sneak preview!

Past News/Events

 
  • Portfolio Review

    10/16/2014
    Other Event

    The Year-end Portfolio Review process represents the culmination of a student's 10-month professional photography training at Hallmark. During the Portfolio Review process, the review panel will critically analyze each individual student portfolio to determine whether or not it possesses the necessary technical and artistic skills that qualify the student for employment in field of professional photography and imaging. 

  • Hallmark Announces Distinguished Panel for October 2014 Year-End Final Portfolio Review

    10/10/2014
    News

    Hallmark Institute of Photography is pleased to announce the selection of three amazing photographers as panelists for the October 2014 Year-End Final Portfolio Review. The Final Portfolio Review will be held in the auditorium of Hallmark's Educational Center on October 16th. 

    The Year-end Portfolio Review process represents the culmination of a student's 10-month professional photography training at Hallmark. During the Portfolio Review process, the review panel will critically analyze each individual student portfolio to determine whether or not it possesses the necessary technical and artistic skills that qualify the student for employment in field of professional photography and imaging. Students will receive in-depth commentary from each of the panelists as to the areas of strength and weakness represented in his or her portfolio. Upon successful completion of the year-end portfolio process, the student qualifies for a Certificate of Completion from Hallmark.

    The panel members, all three award-winning in their respective fields, include: NYC commercial photographer Simon Alexander, commercial photographer and educator Bobbi Lane  and wedding photographer Scott Zuehlke.

  • Open House for Careers in Photography

    Saturday, October 4th
    10/04/2014
    Open House

    Saturday, October 4th
    12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

    ARE YOU READY TO...

    • Meet professional photographers, artists and business people who love to teach?
    • Take part in actual studio shooting sessions? Learn about our new still/motion video program?
    • See our design lab and imaging theater, envied by today's top professional photographers?
    • Hear how we train our graduates to be successful storytellers in today's imaging world?
    • Talk to our current students about their passion for photography and why they chose Hallmark?

    THEN LET'S GET STARTED!

    Call us now at 413.863.2478 or RSVP online to tell us you will join us.

    Check out this map for a sneak preview!

  • Housing & Financial Planning Workshop

    08/16/2014
    Other Event

    August 16, 2014, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
    Get started in finding your home away from home. Members of the staff will be available to provide information on available apartments in the area, assist with accessing the online housing database and answer any questions you may have about securing housing for your 10 months at Hallmark Institute of Photography. In addition, members from our Financial Planning Office will be on hand to answer questions students and parents may have regarding the FAFSA, private loan applications, scholarships, grants, etc. RSVP today

  • Scholarship Entry Workshop

    07/19/2014
    Other Event

    July 19, 2014, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
    Join us for an informal get-together to discuss your Creative Vision Scholarship Contest entry. Members of our staff will be available to help you write a compelling essay and provide our input on selection of the image to include in the submission. RSVP today

  • June 2014 Graduation

    06/27/2014
    Other Event

    After 10 months of hard work and determination, the June graduating Class of 2014 is about to step out into the professional world of photography with loads of knowledge and talent! Join the faculty, staff, and alumni of Hallmark, as well as distinguished members of the photographic profession, in honoring the accomplishments of the Class of 2014. This event is open to the general public. If you are interested in attending, please contact us.

    We are very pleased to announce that our Keynote speaker for graduation is Damian Strohmeyer.

    Damian Strohmeyer is a Boston photographer who has been telling stories with photographs for more than two decades. Adept with a wide range of skills he is comfortable working in portraiture, photojournalism, and fast moving news, sports and feature photography in the advertising, commercial and editorial markets.

    After stints at The Topeka Capital Journal and The Denver Post newspapers, he has been affiliated with Sports Illustrated magazine for over 20 years. Among the major sports events you might spot Damian are: The World Series, The NCAA Basketball Tournament, The World Cup, The Stanley Cup, The Olympics, and the past 27 Super Bowls. His work has been featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated 70 times.

    Honored in many photo contests, Damian has received awards from Pictures of the Year, Missouri University’s POYi, The National Headliners Awards, and The Pro Football Hall of Fame. His work is exhibited at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

     

  • Attend Portfolio Review

    06/18/2014 - 06/20/2014
    Speaker

    June 18-20, 2014, Various times available
    Join us on one of these 3 days to see what the culmination of 10 months of hard work. The Year-end Portfolio Review process represents the culmination of a student's 10-month professional photography training at Hallmark. During the Portfolio Review process, the review panel will critically analyze each individual student portfolio to determine whether or not it possesses the necessary technical and artistic skills that qualify the student for employment in field of professional photography and imaging. RSVP today

  • Housing & Financial Planning Workshop

    06/14/2014
    Other Event

    June 14, 2014, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
    Get started in finding your home away from home. Members of the staff will be available to provide information on available apartments in the area, assist with accessing the online housing database and answer any questions you may have about securing housing for your 10 months at Hallmark Institute of Photography. In addition, members from our Financial Planning Office will be on hand to answer questions students and parents may have regarding the FAFSA, private loan applications, scholarships, grants, etc. RSVP today

  • Hallmark Announces Distinguished Panel for June 2014 Year-End Final Portfolio Review

    06/05/2014
    News

    Hallmark Institute of Photography is pleased to announce the selection of three world-class photographers as panelists for the June 2014 Year-End Final Portfolio Review. The Final Portfolio Review will be held in the auditorium of Hallmark's Educational Center on June 17 - 20th. 

    The Year-end Portfolio Review process represents the culmination of a student's 10-month professional photography training at Hallmark. During the Portfolio Review process, the review panel will critically analyze each individual student portfolio to determine whether or not it possesses the necessary technical and artistic skills that qualify the student for employment in field of professional photography and imaging. Students will receive in-depth commentary from each of the panelists as to the areas of strength and weakness represented in his or her portfolio. Upon successful completion of the year-end portfolio process, the student qualifies for a Certificate of Completion from Hallmark.

    The panel members, celebrity and advertising photographer Andrew Eccles, award-winning wedding photographer Scott Zuehlke, award-winning commercial photographer Simon Alexander, each exemplify the top of his or her individual imaging disciplines. These three panelists, along with Hallmark's artist-in-residence Gregory Heisler, will provide feedback during a 30-minute round-table discussion with each student.

  • Sam Abell Lecture: Please Join Us!

    05/28/2014
    Speaker

    Please join us as we welcome Sam Abell to speak at Hallmark on Wednesday May 28th starting at 1:00pm.

    Sam Abell has worked with the National Geographic Society since 1970 and is one of the more overtly artistic photographers among his magazine peers. He has lectured on photography and exhibited his images to audiences throughout the world. Sam is widely known as a speaker that will tell an involving story with a quiet, compelling demeanor. His philosophy regarding the meaning of photography in our lives will resonate with everyone who hears him.

    Please notify Shelley Nicholson via email (shelley@hallmark.edu) at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled lecture, if you plan to attend.

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