avant-garde photographer education
THE PEOPLE THAT BRING YOU AVANT GARDE PHOTOGRAPHER EDUCATION
SYMPOSIUM FOUNDER / INSTRUCTOR
Lori Patrick has traveled the globe seeking images with a journalistic eye.
As a studio owner and educator, she founded Portrait Symposium in 2022 to give photographers a fresh approach to hands-on education in the spectacular studio space called Art Factory along with expert guest instructors .
Photographer education is in the forefront of Lori’s expertise whether 1:1 or small groups focusing on portfolio builds and practice for an ever changing industry.
Lori has had speaking engagements at WPPI, PhotoPlus Expo, B&H Photo - Depth of Field Conference and PPA.
She hosts photographers with her cultural travel program called PhotoCoteries exploring Cuba, Morocco, Italy, NYC and more regions coming soon.
She was one of the first hosts of photographer FB groups fostering them since 2010 starting with CreativeLIVE Alumni with over 60,000 membership.
An award winning journalist in the Photo-Essay category, Patrick specializes in human interest stories and stage performances since 2007, photographing artists through the years including Elton John, Rod Stewart, Alice Cooper, Joe Cocker, Shinedown and many more.
You can find her online working photographer magazine at https://photocommunique.com
IG : @loripatrickimages
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Sponsors & supporters
These are companies Lori believes in to give you great quality & service!
Lori is a part of the B&H PHOTO education family. You can find her past classes on You Tube.
She shops B&H for all of her major photography purchases and has since 2004.
THINK TANK PHOTO
It's the quality! Once you own a Think Tank bag you can't imagine carrying any other. ThinkTank supports Lori's teaching endeavors by offering swag bag goods. So appreciated!
Finao is consistent and has unique client deliverables in the form of mats, boxes, albums and much more. They are Lori's #1 sponsor for WPPI and PhotoPlus conferences. Also for her travel company PhotoCoteries when we travel the globe seeking photographis adventures.
Long before the SYMPOSIUM dream Lori curated a working photographer digital magazine. She is a journalist with a newspaper and only found it natural to create a space to write stories of interest. PC is the mothership of any division. The umbrella covers PORTRAIT SYMPOSIUM / PHOTOCOTERIES & PORTRAIT DESIGNERS FB group.
Avant-Garde Photographer Education
featuring Portrait Walks
hosted by Lori Patrick
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