The Business End of Things with Julie Grahame and Eric Pickersgill

November 3rd, 2018

South x Southeast PhotoGallery, Molena, Georgia


Spend a productive and entertaining day with photo industry professional Julie Grahame. Julie has spent the last 25 years working with photographers here and abroad, curating, assigning, editing and critiquing their work. She will give practical tips including where to invest your energy; how to think about being found online; targeting your potential market; and licensing your images – including what to do if your photos go viral. We will look at inspiring case studies, and she will teach you to think about realistic goals. There will be plenty of time to ask questions, and critique some of the attendees’ websites – ! where to invest your energy how to think about being found online targeting your potential market licensing your images.

Julie will be joined by Eric Pickersgill, a photographer she represents who will speak of his knowledge of marketing, what worked for him, and where he sees photography in the future. 


10:00 – 1:00 Julie’s presentation. Q&A as you go along.

1:00 – 2:00 Catered lunch at the gallery

2:00 – 4:00 Willing victims’ website critiques – and open forum Q&A’s. Ask Anything!

5:00 – 7:00 Opening Reception for Open Call: No Dogs, No Children, No Horses, No Nudes, curated by Julie

Standard Rate after September 1st $399 —  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AFTER 9/1


One-on-One Portfolio Reviews with Julie Grahame

November 4th, 2018

South x Southeast PhotoGallery, Molena, Georgia


10:00 – 12:00 & 1:00 – 3:00  20 minute reviews of a completed series, a series in progress, or individual images.

12:00 – 1:00 Catered lunch at gallery

Standard Rate after September 1st $125 — CLICK HERE FOR RATE AFTER SEPTEMBER 1

Julie Grahame

… is the publisher of, a full-screen photography magazine, and the associated aCurator blog, one of the ten best photo sites named by the British Journal of Photography and one of’s top 20. She moved to New York in 1992 to run the Retna photo agency, ultimately representing more than 400 photographers and agents worldwide. After leaving in 2006, she became part of the team that published ZOOZOOM, an online, Webby Award-winning fashion magazine.

Grahame is a consultant for photographers, guiding them through various aspects of their business from licensing to contracts to websites and editing. She is a portfolio reviewer, and public speaker; a member of American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP) and American Photography Archive Group (APAG); judges and curates photography for various non-profits, and is a contributing writer for PDN’s Emerging Photographer and EDU magazines, as well as Huffington Post. She has independently represented the Estate of Yousuf Karsh for licensing for more than 10 years. In 2013 she helped launch a new website dedicated to architectural photography, after spending a couple of years as associate director for ClampArt, a gallery in New York.

As well as curating online for several years, Grahame has put together exhibitions for bricks and mortar organizations including the Center for Photography, Woodstock; United Photo Industries’Photoville; the International Photography Award; PhotoNOLA, and for individual photographers.


Eric Pickersgill

… is a full time artist, husband, and father working in North Carolina. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015. He was born in Homestead, Florida in 1986 and spent his teenage years in Charlotte, North Carolina. Eric received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Fine Art Photography from Columbia College Chicago in 2011. Between 2011 and 2013 Eric taught high school in Charlotte, NC via Teach for America. His passion for teaching and image making allows him to see the connections that the two share. The work Eric makes is often about photography as he explores the psychological and social effects that cameras and their artifacts have on individuals and societies as a whole. Eric has exhibited and presented his work internationally at institutions, galleries, and art fairs such as The North Carolina Museum of Art, Pantheon-Sorbonne University, The Ackland Art Museum, Rick Wester Fine Art, Pulse Art Fair Miami, AIPAD, and many more.