NORD Photography

Workshop Details
Julie Grahame
SAGA – Inderøy - Norway
Feb 20 - Feb 24, 2019
Full: NOK 7900,-
Deposit: NOK 2900,-
Convert to: USD, EUR
What to bring:

Participants are expected to bring a printed portfolio of their work to the class, and should also bring digital files from several projects, un-edited photo-shoots etc., for your one-on-one session with Julie. The more work you bring to show her, the better she can help advice you. 

Need to Know Info:

Julie Grahame will want to inspect your website, and social media presents on your one-on-one meetings. Also, any printed material you use can be useful to bring to the one-on-one meetings to get feed back. 


IT's Shot, Now What?


Julie Grahame


Feb 20, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019


SAGA – Inderøy - Norway
This workshop is all about branding, presentation and finding the right venues for YOUR photography. It is a great workshop to attend if you are preparing for portfolio reviews, presentation of work to galleries, choosing what work to enter into a competition, pluss are looking to get advice on how to present your work online and in print in a proffesional matter.
During the course of the workshop you will learn what marketing tools will work for you, what is expected of you when you present work, how to present work in a professional matter, both in print, and digitally, and which venues, galleries, reviews, arenas your work is suited for.
Julie Grahame, who have worked with photographers for 25 years,  will teach you how to really look at your work, assessing its strength and weaknesses, and make you analyse what your work is really about. It order to further develop your voice as a photographer, and fine-tune your style and vision, you need to know the roots of your work.
She will give you a realistic look at where and how to market your images, on and offline. She will review your website and social media presence, and make suggestions to improve your impact and make sure that your voice is visible in all your presentations. She will also look at editing and sequencing of your work, both on your website and portfolio presentations.
The students will get one-on-one time with Julie to help with any questions and concerns you might have on your work. There will also be group lectures and a strong focus on developing your brand as an creative artist. 
Julie Grahame has 25 years experience in the business of professional photography. In 1992, Julie moved from London to New York to run an international photo agency representing 400+ photographers. She now edits, writes and publishes aCurator magazine, and aCurator blog, which was cited both by the British Journal of Photography and LIFE in their reviews of influencers and taste-makers. Julie represents the Estate of Yousuf Karsh, consults, edits and reviews work for photographers of all levels and styles, and divides her time between NYC and London.

Julie is a portfolio reviewer for American Society of Media Photographers, Photo NOLA (New Orleans) and Photolucida (Portland, Oregon), and a writer for PDN's “Emerging Photographer,” “PDN EDU”, and the Huffington Post.

She lectures, presents and reviews work for emerging photographers, most recently at New York's School of Visual Arts, New York Film Academy, New York University, Parsons, and Fashion Institute of Technology; and in the UK for Swansea University.

Estate of Yousuf Karsh: Licensing images from the Karsh archive for editorial and commercial use; managing and digitizing prints; managing rights and clearances for non-profit institutions.

Publisher and editor, and aCurator was named by as one of the 20 best photo blogs in the world; named by the British Journal of Photography as one of 10 of the best.

Contributing writer for PDN EDU and Emerging Photographer Magazines. Multiple events as a panel member, portfolio reviewer, judge and curator.

Associate Director, ClampArt - a contemporary photography gallery in New York City.

Director, Retna Ltd., New York
Rebuilt and rebranded worldwide photo syndication agency, eventually becoming one of the top agencies in the country. Managed all aspects of the company, including up to 35 staff and 400 photographers, and converted the company to digital beginning in 1999, establishing successful systems for keywording and training photographers and staff for the new model of business.

Grahame is the: Vice President of American Photography Archives Group; Member of American Society of Picture Professionals. Portfolio reviewer for American Society of Media Photographers; Fotofusion; NYCFotoworks; New Orleans Photo Alliance; PhotoLucida. Judge and curator for New Orleans Photo Alliance; Photo District News; ASMP; The International Fine Art Photography Competition; The Boys’ and Girls’ Club of America; The Center for Photography, Woodstock.

NOK 7.900,- (deposit NOK 2.900,-). This does not include travel costs, accommodations or meals. 

Shortly after registration for your workshop you will receive an invoice via e-mail for the deposit (to be paid within two weeks). You will also receive an invoice for the rest of the tuition at the same time as the deposit. This invoice is to be paid no later then one month before the workshop starts. All fees are to be paid in Norwegian Kroner.

International students: You can pay us via PayPal or transfer your payment directly to our account. Please let us know when registration for a workshop your preferred method of payment. For PayPal payments there is a handling fee of 4% of the amount paid. For bank transfer there is usually a transaction fee. Check with your bank for the amount.

SAGA has a hotel section, which offers accommodation for participants during the workshop. If SAGA is fully booked we will organize alternative accommodation nearby in the same price range.
There are single beds in all of SAGA's hotel rooms. Most participants will have to share hotel room with one other participant of the same gender. If you are a group traveling together, or you have a preference when sharing a room, please make a note when registration for the workshop.
Saga is known for it's fresh homemade food. We will start each day with a healthy breakfast, before heading to class, or out shooting. We serve warm lunch at SAGA every day. Breakfast and varm lunch is included in the accommodation fee.
If you have any food allergies please let us know when you register for your class and we will try to accommodate your needs.
For dinner: the options will be discussed with the group on arrival. Dinner is not included.
Saga has a full liquor license.
Shared double-room: NOK 1020,- per person, per night. The price includes shared double room, breakfast, warm homemade lunch, coffee/ tea and fruit throughout your stay. To get a shared double room requires that we have another participant of your gender, that also wants to share. If we do not, you will get a private room - see price below. 
Private room: NOK 1290,- per night. The price includes a private room, breakfast, warm homemade lunch, coffee/ tea and fruit throughout your stay.
Payment for accommodations and meals is done directly to SAGA, before you depart.
By Plane: The closest airport to SAGA is Trondheim International Airport. From the airport, take the northbound train (towards Steinkjer), which stops at the airport terminal about every two hours. You will disembark the train at Røra Station (about 1 hour and 10 minutes) where NORDphotography’s van will be to greet you and transport you to SAGA.
By Train: You disembark the train at Røra Station and NORDphotography’s van will be to greet you and take you to SAGA.
Travel time to Røra by train from:
Oslo: 9 hours,
Trondheim: 2 hours,
Bodø: 9.5 hours,
Storlien (Sweden): 3.5 hours.
For the local train schedule see:
By Car: Follow E6 to Røra, then RV 755 to Straumen.
(Time include direct flight to Trondheim Airport + train to SAGA)
Oslo: 2 hours
Bodø: 2 hours
Copenhagen: 3 hours
Stockholm: 3 hours
New York: 12 hours (NYC – Oslo - Trondheim)
The workshop starts on the 20TH of February at 9AM. Students are welcome to arrive at SAGA on the evening of the 19TH of February 
The workshop ends on the 24TH of February, at 1PM.

For workshops to run we need a minimum of five participants, unless otherwise noted in the workshop description. If we for some reason are not able to reach our minimum number, the workshop will be canceled and you will receive a full refund.

NORDphotography is not responsible for reimbursement of non-refundable airline / train tickets in the event of a program cancellation. Our line of liability is to return all monies paid to the workshops. Please check on your workshop status before making travel arrangements. There will be a maximum of 10 students in each workshop, unless otherwise noted in the workshop description.

Enrollment is limited in our workshops, so once you have registered for a class – we are counting on you to attend. The registration is binding. We do however understand that sometimes plans fall trough and offer the following cancellation policies:Withdraw more than 60 days before the start of class and we will refund all monies paid, minus an administration fee of NOK 1500,-. Withdraw 60 days or less before the start of class and we will charge you with the full workshop tuition.

NORDphotography is not responsible for cancellations due to medical emergencies. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance.

It is the nature of our business that occasionally a listed instructor cannot participate because of unexpected events. If we are forced to replace an instructor we will do so with someone with equal or similar credentials. When time permits we will inform everyone who has registered.

Travel Information

  • We ask that you do not book your ticket until we have confirmed that the minimum number of participants have signed up.
  • Travel expenses are each participant's own responsibility.
  • We suggest that you always have traveler's insurance.