The Palm Springs Photo Festival Connect 2015 offers the opportunity for professional, emerging professional & serious advanced amateur photographers to study with legendary photographers, show your portfolios in our celebrated Portfolio Review Program, check out the latest gear, attend cutting-edge Seminars, Symposiums, networking events and enjoy Evening Presentations by world famous image-makers.
This is your community!

DEADLINES APPROACHING!

Our No-Fee SLIDE SHOW CONTEST Deadline is April 1st!  Please have your entries submitted before that date. The winner will receive over $3000 in prizes from our sponsors including a brand-new Canon 70-D Mark II with 18-35mm zoom lens!

 

The Palm Springs Photo Festival PORTFOLIO REVIEW is the only program anywhere that allows you to choose your reviewers and guarantees you at least 60% of your choices. SEE OUR REVIEWERS. The registration deadline to be able to choose reviewers in our Portfolio Review Program is April 9th! Registrations received after this date will have the choice of remaining review appointments only. To register, click HERE or call 1-800 928-8314.

“Over the past decade, the Palm Springs Photo Festival has grown into one of the most anticipated West Coast photo events of the year, featuring portfolio reviews from a truly rich array of industry experts and artists, as well as workshops, exhibitions, and evening projections in a beautiful desert landscape.” – David Schonauer, Pro Photo Daily
Daily Registration costs only $85 per day and includes our symposiums, evening presentations, certain seminars, access to our Sponsor Headquarters and our networking events. Student discounts available.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN
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SPONSOR PAGES

WORKSHOPS
Our tenth year Workshop Program will offer 18 intense, hands-on, remarkable shooting classes with world-renowned working photographers. Most are three full days plus a 4th day morning session and begin on April 26th. 

CHOOSE

PORTFOLIO REVIEWS
The Portfolio Review at the Palm Springs Photo Festival is designed to introduce emerging, professional and serious advanced amateur photographers to key influencers from both the commercial & fine art realms. 

FACE to FACE

SEMINARS
Our intensive seminars, taught by leading industry experts, are conducted in the form of a two-hour lecture followed by a Q & A session. Topics range from technical to inspirational and business. Many are at no additional cost..

LEARNING

SYMPOSIUMS
Each day, Monday – Thursday, we present an important industry conference. This is a moderated discussion among experts on subjects of immediate importance to all photographers. These get you thinking about issues affecting you.

PARTICIPATE

EVENING PRESENTATIONS

Each night, we present our Evening Presentation in the Annenberg Theater of the Palm Springs Art Museum. See our Slide Show Contest selections and amazing presentations by legendary photographers. Don’t forget our raffles!

ATTEND

NETWORKING EVENTS
Attend our Opening Reception, Networking Dinner & our big festival party! Open bar, wine tastings from great California winemakers and a chance to hang out and make friends.

ENJOY

SLIDE SHOW CONTEST
Send us your slide shows! You can send as many as you like. This is an opportunity to have your presentation shown in one of our four Evening Presentations to the entire festival including all of our influencers. Win incredible prizes from our sponsors!

THE DETAILS

THE OPEN PORTFOLIO SHOW

Participate in our Open Portfolio Show! Show your work to many members of our faculty including influencers from magazines, ad agencies, reps, museums, galleries, book publishers as well as festival attendees, sponsors & the public. 

THE KICK OFF

QUESTIONS?

For answers to frequently asked questions, click on the FAQ button below.

FAQs

TRAVEL AND HOTELS
For complete travel and hotel information, including special discounts, click below!

TRAVEL INFO

TESTIMONIALS
Read what recent attendees are saying about the Palm Springs Photo Festival

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INTERN-VOLUNTEER
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Sponsor Pages

Starting today, check out our SPONSOR PAGES!  Over the next few days we’ll be posting info from our major sponsors – letting you know what exciting things they’ll be doing at PSPF!

VOLUNTEER or INTERN at CONNECT 2015

The Palm Springs Photo Festival is an amazing event – one which requires a great number of people to make possible. Volunteers and interns are a vital component to the success of the Palm Springs Photo Festival experience. We are now accepting applications to volunteer / intern at our 2015 event. As a volunteer or…

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