DEMA 2012: IRC schedule released

DEMA has released its schedule of talks and events to be held at the Imaging Resource Center during the 2012 DEMA show. The show is changing its venue for 2012 to the Sands Exhibition Center and will run from Wednesday, November 14 to Saturday, November 17. Wetpixel will, as usual, be attempting to bring the show to those who can’t be there, with Editor Adam Hanlon, Senior Moderators Abi Smigel Mullens and Dave Burroughs and Publisher Eric Cheng attending. Norbert Wu will also be providing us with show coverage.

For those that will be there, the infamous Wetpixel/DivePhotoGuide party is definitely the one event you cannot miss! Details are still being worked out at present, but as soon as we have finalized things, we will post about it here.

DEMA 2012 Imaging Resource center schedule.

Wednesday, November 14

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM From Passion to Profession.

Sponsored by Gates Underwater Products, Inc., Booth 1149.

These passionate professionals will share their stories on how they followed their dreams and turned their passion for diving and videography into the the profession of a lifetime!

Presented by David Ulloa, Jenny Adler, Dee McHenry

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Filming and Photographing People.

Sponsored by Dive Into Your Imagination, Booth 746.

As underwater image creators, we love to film marine life, yet to reach a larger market, people need to see people. Learn tips and tricks of how to get great photos and videos of people.

Presented by Annie Crawley.

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Underwater Wonders of the National Park Service.

Sponsored by National Park Service Submerged Resources Center, Booth 1547

The National Park Service has always strived to create a visitor experience that both educates and engages the public. Join NPS Photographer Brett Seymour as he showcases the underwater world of your National Parks in 3D.

Presented by Brett Seymour

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Capture Stunning Video with a Point & Shoot Camera.

Sponsored by Backscatter Underwater Video & Photo, Booth 652.

Ready to shoot simple video or add POV action to your professional system? Joel Penner of Backscatter will share his secrets of capturing the best color and his creative shooting techniques with inexpensive point & shoot cameras.

Presented by Joel Penner.

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM Self Shooting on DSLRS

Sponsored by Nauticam, Booth 449.

DSLR revolutionized the way movies can be created and this also can be applied for UW films. Learn here how to get the best from your DSLR cameras and start doing your own underwater movies.

Presented by Cristian Dimirius

Thursday, November 15.

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM The Art of Filming Sharks.

Sponsored by DivePhotoGuide.com, Booth 1245

Professional underwater filmmaker Joe Romeiro will explain the techniques and preparation for filming sharks and creating dramatic, professional quality, short films.

Presented by Joe Romiero

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Creative Underwater Photography Lighting Techniques.

Sponsored by ReefNet Inc., Booth 1549.

Explore various underwater photographic lighting techniques including backlighting, snoots, off-camera strobing, and ultraviolet strobe filters to create more dynamic and interesting images.

Presented by Keri Wilk

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Photo Plus Video Equals Imaging.

Sponsored by Dive Into Your Imagination, Booth 746.

Every camera today shoots both photos and high def video? Learn how you can get great results with both photography and video by shifting how you think about imaging and how to decide when to shoot photo or video.

Presented by Annie Crawley

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Cave Diving with a Video Camera.

Sponsored by Gates Underwater Products, Inc., Booth 1149.

Experienced cave diver and underwater cameraman David Ulloa shares expertise on getting professional cave diving video while maintaining safe cave diving procedures.

Presented by David Ulloa

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM A Simplified Approach to Add Drama and Impact to your Photos.

Sponsored by UltraLight Control Systems, Booth 747.

Isolate your subject and pay more attention to the surrounding negative space to give your pictures more punch. By focusing on the area surrounding your subject, you will get better quality images in camera.

Presented by Steve Rosenberg

Friday, November 16.

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Underwater Modeling: A Guide from Both Sides of the Lens

Sponsored by TUSA, Booth 750, 2660.

Adding a diver to your underwater photographs. Other subjects include the care and feeding of your model, making and enforcing important wardrobe decisions, and how to achieve perfect diver silhouettes without advanced Photoshop classes.

Presented by Andy Sallmon & Allison Vitsky-Sallmon

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Professional Underwater Videography with DSLRs.

Sponsored by Nauticam, Booth 449.

Cristian Dimitrius, renowned Brazilian wildlife filmmaker and photographer, share his knowledge about DSLRs acquired in works he has done for BBC, National Geographic and his TV Show in Brazil. Its a true inspiring experience with tips for all aspiring wildlife filmmakers.

Presented by Cristian Dimirius.

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Getting the Most from Your Compact Camera.

Sponsored by Backscatter Underwater Video & Photo, Booth 652.

Learn the settings, techniques, and proper gear setup to get the best results from your compact camera. Topics covered include, exposure, focus, strobe positioning, composition, and wide angle and macro photo techniques.

Presented by Jim Decker

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM How to Plan a True Underwater Photography Expedition.

Sponsored by DivePhotoGuide.com, Booth 1245.

National Geographic photographer Daniel Botelho will explain how to prepare for a true underwater expedition - including researching the right time and place, acquiring permits and other logistics, and getting the shots in extreme conditions.

Presented by Daniel Botelho.

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM Shoot, Cut, Share - Easy Underwater Video

Sponsored by Nauticam, Booth 449.

Today’s cameras make capturing high definition video available to everyone. SLR’s offer a cinematic look and production quality video with an unprecedented choice of lenses. Even small point and shoot cameras offer HD video. In this seminar we’ll present an overview of how to shoot these cameras and then edit and share the result.

Presented by Christopher Parsons.

Saturday, November 17.

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Wide Angle Lighting Techniques.

Sponsored by Dive Into Your Imagination, Booth 746

Discover how you can capture whale sharks, mantas, and large reef scenes using a combination of natural and added light. Whether you are shooting photo or video you will learn techniques to capture captivating scenes.

Presented by Annie Crawley

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Dark Light.

Sponsored by Scuba Diver AustralAsia Magazine, Booth 1247

Aaron will share the technique of high contrast lighting and shadows. He will explain how shadows can be used to bring out textures, create separation and mood.

Presented by Aaron Wong

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Dive the World - The International Dive Magazine.

Sponsored by Dive the World, Booth 445.

What is the editorial ideas behind DIVE THE WORLD - The International Dive magazine and how do you get your images and stories published in the most visually ambitious dive magazine on the market?

Presented by Jesper KjØller