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How To Get A Portfolio Review At Kando Everywhere 

On August 15 and 16, our one-of-a-kind event Kando Everywhere is free and open to everyone. Kando Everywhere will be two full days with all sorts of content and live Q & A's with leading instructors in photography and video. In addition to the classes and special sessions, we’ll also be holding six Portfolio Review sessions, where Brooke Shaden, Tobi Shinobi, Miguel Quiles, Brian Smith, Jermaine Horton and Ben Lowy will each select a portfolio to discuss in open, live sessions on Saturday and Sunday, and share their expert feedback with the portfolio creator and the audience.

Portfolios will be selected for review by instructors from sign-ups submitted via the Kando Everywhere page.

To get your portfolio into the running for a Portfolio Review, here are a few tips:

1. Ensure your Public Profile is complete. This means you’ll need to publish your name, a user photo, a header photo, a bio, your social media links, your photography expertise, and your Gallery. Here is a great sample profile, courtesy of Alpha Imaging Collective member, Autumn Schrock.


2. Ensure your Public Profile is set to actually be Public. To ensure you’re only sharing the content you want, we’ve placed redundant public toggles on each section of your Public Profiles. So in addition to the final button at the end of the page, you’ll need to ensure that each toggle in the top right hand corner of each section is also set to public.


3. If you run into trouble uploading your Gallery photos, please ensure that your files are no bigger than 10MB each (this is typically the number one issue users run into when trying to complete their gallery). You can upload up to 25 photos. The Gallery has a responsive design, so it will arrange the photos according to their aspect ratios.

4. When it comes to the photos you choose to upload, ensure that those are the photos you would include in your portfolio when asking an expert for feedback—these are the photos that will introduce you to your reviewer and our Alpha Universe audience. 

That’s all you need to do for a chance to be selected for a portfolio review. If you are one of the lucky chosen, we’ll contact you ahead of time to make sure you know to tune in—the review will happen live, so you’ll be able to ask the reviewer questions.

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