Snap! + OMA: Photo Love

by patrick on April 30, 2012

[photo by Octavian Cantilli]


Snap! Local Photographer Exhibit at OMA

Once again we will celebrate local Central FL photographers with a group show curated by Snap!. The “Homegrown” exhibit will be on display at the Martin and Gracia Andersen Lakeview Promenade of the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) May 03-25, 2012. This year’s showcase of images includes images from promising and professional photographers, including: Octavian Cantilli, Brooks Potteiger, Yatin, Brian Carlson, Steven Benson, Shelley Lake, Jeff Hartog, and Red Chair Visits 2012 selections.

The community is invited to a Exhibit Opening Thursday, May 03 from 6-9PM (in conjunction with OMA’s First Thursday event).


Snap! Fashion Shoot Out (+ Portfolio Reviews)

by patrick on April 23, 2012

Snap! 2nd Live Fashion Shoot Out
Apr 26, 7PM (Orange Studio, 1121 N. Mills Ave, 32803)

Snap! and ASMP Central Florida are hosting a Photographer Live Shoot Out at the distinctive square Orange Studio on Mills Ave. Participating photographers are provided with a background, a tethered camera, a light and two models (makeup by Art of Beauty by Sunha and styling by Fused Fashion) as their only tools with which to showcase clever artistry in a few quick shots. Instant image projections from each 5-minute shootout trigger the captive audience of photography enthusiasts to applaud for their favorite shots.

With free Peroni beer on hand and the buzz of the Shoot Out in the air, it is sure to be an exciting evening. Come join us. $5 donation at the door to support Snap! 2012. Click here for all info, and RSVP to: Limited to 40 shooters.


Snap! Portfolio Reviews
May 5, 9AM (Urban Rethink, 625 E. Central, 32801)

If you are a photographer (student or professional) be sure to sign up for your spot in Snap!’s 2012 Portfolio Reviews, which will be held May 5, 2012 at Urban Rethink. Engage in one-on-one meetings with industry professionals for a focused review of the photographer’s portfolio of work. Each review session lasts for 20 minutes. Portfolio reviews provide an opportunity for photographers to network and meet potential clients, mentors and industry professionals while also receiving career-advancing guidance and critique. Space is limited.

For times and a list of this year’s reviewers and/or to book your portfolio review slots, visit


This Thursday night, April 19, watch the downtown Kress Building morph, change and come alive right before your eyes. This spectacular event, produced by Snap! Orlando and hosted by Mayor Buddy Dyer, will dazzle the crowd with a larger-than-life projection mapping of dynamic 3-D animation and images from Snap!’s 2012 “Urban Wild” exhibition on the facade of the downtown Kress Building. This large scale 3D projection mapping is a FREE community event to kick off the Snap! 2012 Season.

The projection will be viewed from The Plaza property (130 S. Orange, Downtown Orlando 32801) and the surrounding portions of Orange Ave. will be closed during each showing to ensure safe viewing. Mayor Dyer will launch the event at 8:30 PM. and showings of the projection will run consecutively every half hour from 8:30 PM until MIDNIGHT.

In addition to hundreds of Orlando residents, this projection event will be attended by Orlando City Officials and 130 International Downtown Association delegates representing every major city in the U.S. and cities throughout Canada and Italy. This will be an evening for Orlando to truly shine, so come out and show your support.

This event also coincides with the opening of Snap!’s “Call for Entries” exhibit at City Arts Factory, (6 to 9 PM), during Downtown Arts District’s 3rd Thursday. So visit the gallery show, then stroll to the plaza for the projection and witness a VISUAL FEAST!

See last year’s 2011 Snap! Projection Mapping Show:

For this year’s projection we have partnered with Angel’s View, a creative production company from Canada, and they have truly pulled out of all the stops in creating a show that will amaze you.
See you all there, on APRIL 19th!