Alt NYC 2013 – A visual summary

by justin on June 25, 2013

in bloggers, Travel

I went to New York City to photograph Alt Design Summit. It’s a real great conference and even though this year, the New York edition doubled in size from last year, it still sold out in minutes and crashed the server a couple times as hundreds of bloggers clamored for a ticket.

The night before the conference, Amy and I went to at Karen Mordeechai’s amazing studio for a Sunday Supper, sponsored by Bing.

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Gaby, (above) told me she was kind of a big deal. I believe her.

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So, that was dinner the night before.

The next day, Alt Summit began and it was held at the Martha Stewart offices.

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This guy sells amazing pickles.

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Grace Bonney was the very inspiring opening keynote.

 

And then, she walked in.

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Well, how about that.

 

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Closing keynote from Garance Doré.

Then, there was a great party.

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Here’s Aida Mollenkamp (above). I met her in San Francisco in 2010. I like her. She’s great.

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And here’s who started Alt. Sara. Oh, my goodness, this one is sharp as a tack. Pictured here with her husband Steve. These are two of my favorite people that I know.

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Here’s Gabby Blair from Designmom.com and co-founder of Alt, pictured above with some of her blog contributors, (including my favorite writer, Amy Hackworth), and pictured below, looking smashing.

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She told me she wasn’t going to be there, so when I saw Nat the Fat Rat there (above) I was thrilled.

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Alt photography sponsored by Atly. Look for a portrait class I’ll be teaching on there in about a month.

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Sandra June 25, 2013 at 1:31 pm

Lovely photos as usual. It’s an art to capture an event – a different skill/aesthetic from portraits or any other photography genre. And you, my friend, captured this one perfectly.

Loved last year’s ALTNYC. Sad to have missed this year’s ALTNYC but I’ll be there next year!

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Anonymous June 25, 2013 at 1:32 pm

Holy, holy cow! These are just FANTASTIC! Man, you are good. Such awesome images. You capture the feelings, the emotions, the FUN, and most of all, the People! Great job!

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Chris Manning June 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm

Wow. Just wow, Justin. These are beautiful portraits. The way you can visualize an event, and capture all the beautiful things about it is amazing to me. I would love to accompany you as an assistant on an event shoot just to learn from you how you do what you do.

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Natalie June 25, 2013 at 2:19 pm

loved seeing you too! Justin you are my favorite. I have so many hugs for you!

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Trilby June 25, 2013 at 7:04 pm

I almost felt like I was there:) Too cool for words…

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MJ June 25, 2013 at 9:01 pm

And then there was that time that I landed on Justin Hackworth’s blog. Totally honored. Thank you for catching the vibe of Alt for me to enjoy for weeks and weeks to come. xo, MJ

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john waire June 26, 2013 at 5:24 am

….you truly connect with whomever and whatever are lucky enough to fall within your frame. Rockin’ set Justin! Inspiration for the rest of us…

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Rose June 28, 2013 at 8:23 am

yay Justin! Your photos are amazing and I was so happy to meet you. I mean cool people kinda naturally merge towards the other cools in the room – right?! Thanks for taking the picture of all three of us osesh girls, we love it! Looking forward to seeing you again at next years nyc alt, you better be there!

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Rose June 28, 2013 at 8:26 am

p.s. Your wife is very lovely. I have been reading her a stuff over on DesignMom’s blog and she is a great writer. Happy to have had the chance to meet her as well. dynamicduo

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ellen patton June 28, 2013 at 2:19 pm

J is for Jealous.

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