Agency VII Announces New York City Seminar In October

NEW YORK, NY - The photojournalists of the Agency VII will put on another seminar this year on Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16, 2005, at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City, VII's managing director Frank Evers announced. Sponsors for the event include Canon, Lexar, Lowepro, and The New School.

"Spaces are booking very quickly, and we want the professionals and students to hear about this as soon as possible," Evers said. "This year we're featuring practical breakout sessions covering topics like digital workflow, personal projects, assignments, and fine art." AlexandraBoulat, Lauren Greenfield, Ron Haviv, Antonin Kratochvil, Joachim Ladefoged, Christopher Morris, James Nachtwey, JohnStanmeyer, and Gary Knight will participate in panel discussions, the breakout sessions, individual presentations, and portfolio reviews.

Registration is required and it's $75 USD for students and $175 USD for professionals. The photographers' presentations will be at the school's Tishman Auditorium, Building A, at 66 West 12th Street, and the day ends with a book signing. The breakout sessions will be at the school's amphitheaters at 66 West 12th Street, the Parsons Aronson Gallery and Lecture Hall at 66 5th Avenue, the Swayduck Building F at 65 5th Avenue, and at the Theresa Lang Student Center, Building 1, at 55 West 13th Street.

The agency's Web site has online registration and a map of the session locations, and also a list that recommends five possible hotels for lodging. For more information please see