Two great photo events in San Francisco — hurry!

San Francisco’s PhotoAlliance will be conducting their 3rd Annual OUR WORLD Portfolio Review, Friday thru Sunday, March 13-15, 2009, San Francisco, California
The DEADLINE to submit is fast approaching: February 13th, 2009.
This weekend event will bring together over 40 top photography editors, publishers, curators, gallerists, and educators representing small, mid-sized, and major venues from around the U.S. to meet with engaged photographers to review their portfolios and encourage their careers.
For more information, download the PDF.

Hole in Soap Film, gelatin silver print, 2002 © David Goldes

Photographer David Goldes will present a great slide show lecture about his work on Friday evening, February 13, at 7:30. The lecture takes place at the San Francisco Art Institute. Get there early before it sells out.
Goldes is one of those intellectual thinkers who explores (and understands) lots of things in our world, and chooses photography to express the joy and wonder of it all. He received a B.A. in Chemistry and Biology from SUNY at Buffalo, a MA from Harvard in Molecular Genetics and a M.F.A. from the Visual Studies Workshop in Photography. Since 1986 David Goldes has been a Professor in the Media Arts Department at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
The evening at PhotoAlliance (which opens with a slideshow lecture by Mary Parisi) is described this way: “Through photography, the work seeks to approach simple physical phenomena within the shifting demands of perception, memory and the desire for understanding.”
For more details, see the PhotoAlliance website (always interesting), and Goldes‘ own website.

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