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Saturday, August 3 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Represent!: It's All About the Visuals

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It's All About the Visuals, Panel Discussion, Overlook West
How to turn your passion for visuals into a thriving career and a must-follow Instagram account.
  • Michael Yamashita, National Geographic photographer and documentary filmmaker, @YamashitaPhoto
    With over 1.3 million followers on Instagram, photographer Michael Yamashita is known as one of photography’s top influencers. He has shot for the National Geographic for over 30 years, combining his dual passions of travel and photography. His assignments have taken him to six continents.
  • Rod Mar, Team Photographer for the NFL's Seattle Seahawks, Nikon Ambassador, @rodmarphoto
    Mar is an acclaimed photographer whose career spans 25 years who also shoots for editorial and commercial clients worldwide including Sports Illustrated, ESPN, The Player’s Tribune, NBC Sports, Major League Soccer and others. He maintains the popular “Eye on the Hawks” photoblog on the seahawks.com website, where he documents the team from behind-the-scenes in the locker room to the playing field, team charters and everything in-between. 

  • Brandon Butler, VP, Solutions at Dagger, Executive Director of Butter.ATL, @butter.atl 
    Brandon is the VP, Solutions at Dagger and Executive Director of Butter.ATL. A passionate fan of all things Atlanta, Brandon leads a team of modern content makers and producers for capturing the essence of authentic Atlanta culture. His focus is delivering content at the speed of culture, in a modern media world. Prior to joining Dagger, Brandon was a Principal at Accenture and VP, Digital at Edelman.
  • Moderator: Akili-Casundria Ramsess, Executive Director of the National Press Photographers Association @EyeAkili 
    Akili-Casundria Ramsess is a Pulitzer-winning picture editor and former director of photography. She has worked at publications including the Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, Atlanta Journal & Constitution the San Jose Mercury News, and the Orlando Sentinel. Her numerous awards include NPPA’s Best of Photography,(BOP), Photography of the Year, (POYi) and Society of News Design picture editing awards.

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Saturday August 3, 2019 10:45am - 12:00pm EDT
Overlook West