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Blue Earth Alliance, in partnership with PhotoWings, presents the 5th annual Collaborations for Cause visual storytelling event. Space is limited. Take advantage of Early Bird pricing and reserve your tickets today! 

Hosted in the beautiful Pacific Northwest by Blue Earth Alliance, we bring together socially conscious businesses, non-profits, educators, public agencies and content creators for two days of inspiration, exploration, and partnership building. Watch videos from the last three years of Collaborations for Cause thanks to the generous sponsorship of PhotoWings. Learn more about Blue Earth Alliance here

Thanks to the generosity of C4C sponsors, we are able to offer a limited number of scholarship tickets. Please fill out this form if you are interested. 

Schedule and speaker lineup may be subject to change due to circumstances out of Blue Earth’s control. Unfortunately, we are not able to issue refunds.

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Friday, May 5 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Portfolio Reviews

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Don’t miss your chance to show your portfolio or project and speak one-on-one for
20 minutes with three award-winning photographers, editors or non-profit leaders
for only $150. See the complete list of reviewers below. 

Here’s how it works:
1. Purchase your conference ticket
2. Purchase your portfolio review ticket
3. Look for an email with a link to a survey
4. Enter your name and email and rank your choices 1-12
5. Watch for an email listing your reviewers May 2nd or 3rd

Each reviewer will have only three spots available, and these 20-minute sessions
will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Portfolio review sales will open April 1st and close Friday April 28th at noon, PDT.

To increase the chances that you’ll get your top picks, buy your ticket today! You
must be signed up for the conference before you can register for the portfolio
review.

While we will make every effort to honor your requests, we cannot guarantee that
you will get your top choices.


Speakers
avatar for Mustafah Abdulaziz

Mustafah Abdulaziz

American photographer working on a global project on water
b. 1986, New York City, USA. Lives in Berlin, Germany.  His on-going project Water has received support from the United Nations, WaterAid, WWF, VSCO, and Google, has been reviewed by Phaidon, Monopol and published in Der Spiegel, The New Yorker, TIME and The Guardian. Worked as the first contract photographer... Read More →
avatar for Poulomi Basu

Poulomi Basu

Storyteller, Artist, & Activist
Poulomi Basu is a storyteller, artist and activist. Her name sounds like ‘follow me’ with a ‘P’. She was raised by her mother in Calcutta, India and found early inspiration in the city’s rich cinematic history. After her father’s sudden death when Poulomi was 17, her mother told her to leave home, to follow her dreams and live a life of breadth and choices that was denied to her. Since then, Poulomi prefers the path less trodden. She has slept in the wilderness under a cloudless sky staring at a million stars in search of a guerrilla army whose story strikes right at the very heart of modern... Read More →
avatar for Helen Cherullo

Helen Cherullo

Publisher, Mountaineers Books; Founder, Braided River
Helen Cherullo is the publisher of Mountaineers Books and founder of Braided River. She believes that wilderness is sacred, and appreciated through beauty: if we capture the heart, the mind (and responsible public policy) will follow. She has worked with many of the continent’s finest emerging and veteran nature photographers and writers on books, media, exhibits, and events. Braided River collaborates with grassroots organizations and committed philanthropists to preserve the last remaining wild places in western North... Read More →
avatar for Tom Costanza

Tom Costanza

Creative Director, Video, World Vision
Edith Wharton writes that there are two ways of spreading light—to be the | candle or to be the mirror that reflects it.  | | Early on, Tom Costanza chose to be a mirror.  | | Tom spent the sixteen years as television news photographer at stations | from Scranton to Seattle covering everything from presidential | inaugurations and shuttle launches to earthquakes, hurricanes, and house | fires. TV news helped him develop resourcefulness, compassion, and solid | storytelling... Read More →
avatar for Benj Drummond

Benj Drummond

Photographer & Filmmaker
Benjamin Drummond and Sara Joy Steele tell important stories using a mix of film, photography and online interactives. Recent clients include The Ocean Conservancy, Conservation International and the University of Washington. Their films have been featured by Mountainfilm in Telluride, the Wild and Scenic Film Festival and Yale Environment 360. Benj and... Read More →
avatar for Annie Griffiths

Annie Griffiths

Executive Director of the Ripple Effect Images collective, National Geographic Photographer
One of the first women photographers to work for National Geographic, Annie Griffiths has photographed in nearly 150 countries during her illustrious career. She has worked on dozens of magazine and book projects for the Society, including stories on Lawrence of Arabia, Baja California, Galilee, Petra, Sydney, New Zealand, and... Read More →
avatar for Gary Halpern

Gary Halpern

Secretary, Blue Earth Alliance
Gary Halpern is the publisher/owner of PhotoMediaMagazine an award-winning publication (8 Maggie Awards in 33 nominations, 11 APEX Grand Awards, 14 APEX Awards of Excellence) that has served the photo industry for more than 25 years. Gary was producer/director of PhotoMedia Expo... Read More →
avatar for Dan Lamont

Dan Lamont

Blue Earth Project Photographer/Filmmaker
Dan Lamont is an award winning photojournalist whose pedigree includes shooting for Time, Life, Newsweek, Stern, Der Spiegel, Audubon, Smithsonian, Forbes, Fortune and the New York Times. His ability to create evocative visual stories has proved useful to corporations and non-profits iincluding... Read More →
avatar for Phil Manzano

Phil Manzano

Director of Content Development, Brand & Campaigns division, World Vision
Phil is the director of Content Development in the Brand & Campaigns division of World Vision US. Currently, he oversees a team of writers and photographers, publications and promotional content. Prior to World Vision, he worked at The Oregonian in Portland, Ore. for more than 25 years as a writer and editor. He lives in the Rainier Valley area of South Seattle, and, on sunny days, can be found biking along Lake Washington... Read More →
avatar for Bryan Monroe

Bryan Monroe

Verizon Chair and professor, Temple University's School of Media & Communication
Bryan Monroe is the Verizon Chair and professor at Temple University’s School of Media and Communication (SMC). Before joining Temple, he was most recently the Washington editor, Opinion & Commentary at CNN and editor of CNNPolitics.com. His work at that network included editorial planning and content strategy across all online platforms for CNN in its Washington, D.C., bureau. He also served as the assistant vice president of news at Knight Ridder Newspapers, where he helped lead journalists at... Read More →
avatar for David Moskowitz

David Moskowitz

Biologist, Photographer, & Outdoor Educator
David Moskowitz is the author and photographer of two books, Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest and Wolves in the Land of Salmon. | As a biologist, photographer and educator, David has worked on wildlife studies and conservation initiatives around the United Sates and internationally. The focus of much his work has been on using tracking and other non-invasive research methods to study wildlife and promote conservation. David is certified as a Track and Sign Specialist, Trailing Specialist, and Senior Tracker through... Read More →
avatar for Melissa Ryan

Melissa Ryan

Director of Photography, Nature Conservancy Magazine
Melissa Ryan is the director of photography for Nature Conservancy magazine, the flagship publication of the world’s leading environmental conservation organization, The Nature Conservancy. http://nature.org/magazine   Melissa works in close partnership with photographers to create... Read More →
avatar for Mary Virginia Swanson

Mary Virginia Swanson

Photography Educator, Author, Innovator, & Advisor
Mary Virginia Swanson is an author and educator who helps artists find the strengths in their work, identify appreciative audiences and present their work in an informed, professional manner.  Her seminars and lectures on marketing opportunities have proven to aid photographers in moving their careers to the next... Read More →
avatar for Jon Warren

Jon Warren

Photojournalism Manager, World Vision
For almost 30 years, Jon Warren has dedicated his life to helping the poor to be seen and heard. He has traveled to upward of 60 countries producing photographs for many global publications and organizations such as World Vision. | | As Photojournalism Manager for World Vision, Jon travels the globe to tell the story of the... Read More →


Friday May 5, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Seattle Central Library 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA