The city of Palms Springs welcomes Connect 09, the fourth annual Palm Springs Photo Festival. Founded by master photographer Jeff Dunas, CONNECT 09 offers the opportunity for professional and advanced amateur photographers to MEET top photographers, museum curators, gallery directors, art directors, photo editors, publishers, advertising agency creatives, educators and industry leaders in the spectacular desert environment of Palm Springs, California. At this four-day, five-night event, attendees can SHOW their portfolios, STUDY with legendary photographers, ATTEND cutting-edge seminars / symposiums, enjoy Evening Presentations by world famous image-makers and ENJOY the warm Palm Springs weather at our two great evening parties and outdoor events. The Palm Springs Photo Festival will again take flight March 29-April 3, 2009. Special Guests include Duane Michals and Steve McCurry.
Based at the Moroccan-style Korakia Pensione in the balmy climate and golden light of the Southern California desert, The Palm Springs Photo Festival is America’s meeting place of photography’s national and international community.
This year, the festival’s opening day festivities will include a Fine Art Print Walk, where members of the public are invited to meet world-renowned photographers, view and purchase their fine art prints. During the week between 650 – 750 attendees will attend.
More information is available online at www.palmspringsphotofestival.com or by calling (800) 928-8314.