PhotoShelter Announces NASA Astronaut Donald Pettit Will Speak at Luminance 2012

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Pettit Will Speak on the Future of Photography at Luminance 2012, September 12 - 13 in New York City.

NASA astronaut Donald Pettit will join Luminance 2012 this September to speak about his role capturing some of the most iconic images from the International Space Station.

PhotoShelter (, the leader in photography portfolio websites, sales, and marketing and archiving tools for photographers, announces NASA astronaut Donald Pettit will join the lineup at Luminance 2012 this September 12- 13 in New York City.

Luminance 2012 is a two-day event focused on the trends, innovations and the future of photography. A first-of-its-kind event, Luminance strives to spark new ideas and networks that will push photography, as an industry, to the next level. Over 400 photographers, technologists, designers and creatives are expected to attend. Tickets are avilable here:

NASA astronaut Donald Pettit is a veteran of three spaceflights and has logged over 370 days in space to date. He will join Luminance to speak about his role capturing some of the most iconic images from the International Space Station, including long exposure photographs of the earth and star trails.

Pettit will join the lineup of Luminance speakers including major thought leaders from Facebook, Google, Lytro, Behance, Blurb, 20x200, plus award winning photographers like Peter Yang and Barbara Davidson who are changing the way we see the world.

PhotoShelter is also bringing together renowned photographers Joe McNally, Zack Arias, Brian Smith, and Robert Seale for a limited-attendance photography workshop to kick off the event on September 11, 2012 at Root Drive-In Studios in New York City from 12 pm to 5:30 EDT.

Luminance will take place September 12 - 13, 2012 at The TriBeCa Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007. Register for the conference by visiting:

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A complete solution designed to make the business of photography easier to manage - PhotoShelter offers image security, online image delivery, and advanced marketing tools like SEO and social media sharing capabilities so photographers can make their images work harder for them. To join our community or try PhotoShelter, visit

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