Exciting Times Ahead for Hasselblad Masters Program
05/09/2011 Hasselblad is carrying out special events around the world in conjunction with this year’s Masters Program finalists.
Acknowledging the international flavor of the Masters Program, Hasselblad will present a series of Master Studiodays celebrating this year’s finalists in major cities around the world with the Masters Finalists 2012 Tour beginning in London this September and continuing on to Los Angeles, New York City and Berlin.
Photographers, creatives, students and anyone interested in photography and the arts are invited to attend these exciting free events.
The Masters Studioday will kick off at 11am with a variety of activities. Attendees will have the unique chance to experience the H4D camera system and accessories in a hands-on fashion shoot alongside former Masters winners and to explore the latest products and technology from Hasselblad Masters Partners including broncolor, Epson, and SanDisk.
There will be plenty of other opportunities to shoot, exchange ideas and experiences and learn from the best in the business throughout this Masters Studioday.
Following the day’s activities, participants are invited to unwind with drinks, hors d’oevres and music at the Masters Finalists Social Evening starting at 6pm.
The evening event will offer the chance to visit with friends and colleagues, talk shop with Hasselblad representatives and to meet current Masters finalists and past Masters winners.
A select choice of this year’s Hasselblad Masters Finalists images will also be presented.
The Hasselblad Masters Finalists 2012 Tour will visit the following cities:
London: September 22, 2011 at the Hasselblad Studio
Los Angeles: October 13, 2011 at Siren Studios
New York City: October 27, 2011 as part of Shoot-NYC at The Terminal
Berlin: November 17, 2011 at Delight Studios
Masters Studioday: 11 am to 5 pm
Masters Finalists Social Evening: 6 pm to 9 pm
Each event and session is open and free to anyone. To register, on a first come, first served basis, please visit: www.hasselbladmasters.com
This year’s 110 finalists of the Hasselblad Masters Program were chosen from more than 2500 applicants to be eligible for the prestigious title of Master. Entries from the finalists are online and the public is encouraged to vote for their favorite images. Voting is open through October 31, 2011 at: www.hasselblad.com/masters/masters-finalists. Beginning with this year’s contestants the Masters Competition will now be held every other year. Given the adjusted timeframe this year’s finalists will be competing for the title of Hasselblad Master 2012. The winners will be announced in January 2012.