This is your chance to have your photography reviewed and critiqued by our experts in the fields of photography, art, media, and advertising and to receive guidance and mentoring for future career development. All without having to leave the comfort of your own home! By using SlideRoom technologies, our experts will be able to review your work and give you feedback in a very informative and simple way.
Our Online Portfolio Review is the go-to destination for photographers of all levels who want to take the next step in creating an unforgettable portfolio. With a few clicks of your mouse and in just two weeks, you will have an in-depth assessment of your portfolio from your own personal reviewer. It is that simple!
The sign up process begins with a registration page where you input your basic information. You will then fill out a quick questionnaire that asks details about your skill level, your camera type, and your vision and goals for your photography. You will also choose the categories that best suit your portfolio.
We will assign you an expert that best matches your profile. You can learn more about your reviewer in our Panel of Experts. We even allow you to request up to three experts from our list, and we will do our best to choose one of your requested reviewers!
Your reviewer will write a brief critique on each individual photo as well as writing an overall portfolio summary. The summary will explain their final thoughts along with answering your specific questions that you will have the opportunity to ask on a questionnaire you fill out before submitting your portfolio.
Your complete review and certificate will be sent directly to your email address two weeks after you submit your portfolio.
Should you have any questions or concerns with your submission, please contact Amanda Smyth at firstname.lastname@example.org
Editor-in-Chief of both Popular Photography and American Photo, Miriam Leuchter has written about photography for more than 20 years and has juried many international photography competitions. Her photos have been published and exhibited in the United States and Europe. She is also the author of Take Your Best Shot: Essential Tips & Tricks for Shooting Amazing Photos (Weldon Owen, 2011)
Debbie Grossman is Features Editor of American Photo and Popular Photography, where she is the resident expert on image-editing software and technique. She holds an MFA in photography, video, and related media from the School of Visual Arts and a BA in women’s studies and art history from Barnard College. Her artwork is represented by the Julie Saul Gallery of New York, has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and resides in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of art, among others.
With Popular Photography for nearly 25 years, Senior Editor Peter Kolonia currently contributes feature articles and edits the magazine’s HOW section, with its the monthly Lighting and You Can Do It columns, as well as the Pop Photo’s lens tests. His photography has appeared on the covers of both Popular Photography and American Photo, as well as in The New York Times, Forbes, and other publications, and he moonlights as a wedding, events, and portrait photographer. He frequently serves as a judge for camera club competitions.
Dan Richards, Senior Editor of Popular Photography, began serious photography at the age of six, chronicling the aftermath of a snowstorm in his Brooklyn neighborhood with his 127-roll film half-frame camera. Since then, he has used everything from subminiature to 4x5 view cameras for all sorts of photography. At Pop Photo, he edits the LAB section, responsible for camera and lens tests, and other equipment reviews. He also assigns and edits a monthly nature feature and has become a specialist in how-to articles, notably the “10 Things You Should Know About…” series. Besides serving as a regular judge for Pop Photo’s Your Best Shot and Annual Photo Contest, he has been a judge for many outside competitions.
Technical Editor of both Popular Photography and American Photo, Philip Ryan has been writing about photography for more than a dozen years and has been an avid photographer since the time he first picked up an SLR at the age of four. While he shoots a wide variety of subjects for Pop Photo, he especially enjoys macro, still life, and architectural images when photographing for his own pleasure.
Photographer Tom Atwood has shot for a variety of corporate clients, including L'Oreal Paris, Disney, BMW, Lexus, and CAA, as well as editorial clients, from the Wall Street Journal to Brandweek. He has shot dozens of celebrities, including Hilary Swank, John Waters, Julie Newmar, Todd Oldham, Buzz Aldrin, Tommy Tune, and Leslie Jordan. Atwood has won dozens of awards, including 2009 Photographer of the Year from London's Worldwide Photography Gala Awards and first place in the Prix de la Photographie Paris. Among the museums and galleries that have exhibited his work are the Museum of Modern Art, ClampArt, Steven Kasher Gallery, Farmani Gallery, Louis Stern Fine Arts, and PDNB Gallery.
A professional photographer for over 30 years, John Benders focuses primarily on portrait photography. His assignments have taken him to the White House, Ground Zero, and other prominent locations. His goal is to create cutting-edge photos and he continues to push himself by always continuing photographic education, experimentation and innovation
Photographer JimBrady has been shooting architecture for more than 20 years, specializing in interiors with a focus on lighting.
A Contributing Editor to Popular Photography, photographer Laurence Chen writes the magazine’s monthly Creative Thinking column. He received an MA in Photography from Ohio University and was an adjunct professor at Seattle Pacific University.
Jon Cornforth is an award-winning professional photographer whose images have been recognized internationally for their masterful composition and incredible detail. Driven to express the beauty of the natural world, he travels more than six months each year to challenge himself in new locations and document the unique creatures that live there. All of his images are captured in the wild.
Leslie Fisher is an internationally acclaimed presenter specializing in digital photography, editing, and workflow. After starting her career at Apple Computer, where she was an engineer during the Internet and digital photography boom, she started her own company in 1997 to focus on presenting and training in emerging technologies. She was hired by Adobe to demonstrate and train on their digital editing product line at many conferences. Her relationship with Adobe led her to some of the top photographers and companies in digital where she has photographed and edited reality television, sporting events, award shows and more. She also works with many Fortune 500 companies, teaching their employees how to capture, edit, store, and share their work more effectively.
Award-winning photographer and author David FitzSimmons, also a university professor, photographs and writes for various magazines, including Popular Photography, Professional Photographer, Shutterbug, and online publications. His numerous calendar credits include a variety of titles by BrownTrout and Barnes & Noble. David's most recent publication is Curious Critters, an award-winning children’s picture featuring close-up portraits of common animals found across North America that brings together David’s interest in education and environmental conservation by encouraging young readers to care about wildlife found in their own back yards.
Having operated a busy wedding photography studio in Orlando for more than 14 years, Curt Littlecott, he has been privileged to photograph hundreds of high profile and celebrity weddings and lectured to many international groups of photographers. He is proud to be considered by American Photo to be among the Top Ten Wedding Photographers of 2008, was awarded the "Grand Award" in weddings by WPPI, and is a member of the prestigious Society of XXV, made up of 25 masters from around the world.
A commercial still life photographer in New York City for more than 30 years, John Manno creates photographs for major advertising agencies, magazines, and design firms. His personal photographs have been exhibited in galleries, and he teaches a workshop at The School of Visual Arts. Manno has won several awards for his photography and continues to create memorable pictures.
Benny Migliorino (“Benny Migs”) has his PPA (Professional Photographers of America) Master Degree as well as being a WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographer International Grand Award winner. He specializes in wedding and portrait photography but has a love for all fields of photography.
A photojournalist since receiving his journalism degree from Iowa State University in 1980, Mark Reis has been published in newspapers and magazines around the world. He is passionate about photojournalism and about helping others shoot stronger images. Reis is deputy photo director of The Gazette in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and has covered seven Olympic Games and five Super Bowls. He’s a National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Regional Photographer of the Year and won the Olympic Media Association Gold prize for his coverage of the Nagano games. Mark teaches digital photography around the country as an instructor with Sony Digital Days and is on the faculty of the Rich Clarkson Sports Photography Workshop.
Pam Voth has been looking at the world through a viewfinder for as long as she can remember. After spending 18 years as a advertising agency marketing executive with a photography hobby, she jumped off the corporate ladder to make photography her career. She specializes in images of travel, people, animals, and the natural world. Her images have been published in M, le magazine du Monde, as well as in The New York Times, USA Today, Montana Magazine, and many other national and regional magazines. She was a contributing expert for a Popular Photography article on favorite travel destinations for photographers. She knows the power of images to communicate, inspire, and delight. She photographs because the light makes her heart race.