PhotoVox: September 2018 – Instagram for Photographers


ABOUT | How can Instagram help you achieve your goals as a photographer? What’s the best way to build followers? How often should you post? Join us September 12 to hear insights from two Denver-based photographers who have figured it out.

Among other topics, we’ll discuss:

> Growth tactics
> Redefining the purpose of social media
> Quality vs. quantity
> Which matters more – the size of your audience, or how you engage it?
> Do hashtags work?
> Taking social to IRL (“In Real Life”)

WHEN | Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 6:30 – 8 pm (doors open 6 pm)

SPEAKERS |  Benjamin Rasmussen, a freelance photographer who has worked with Facebook, Coors, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue; and Julie Rodruiguez, a social media manager, food blogger, and photographer

WHERE | CPAC Gallery, 1070 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204

COST | Free for CPAC Members; $10 for non-members


Benjamin Rasmussen (@benjaminras) spent his childhood on an island in the southern Philippines, his university years with evangelicals in a small town in northern Arkansas, and a year with the descendants of Vikings in the Faroe Islands, a nation of 45,000 residents in the middle of the North Atlantic. Based in Denver since 2009, he works for publications and brands including Facebook, Coors, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue and others. His Instagram account was featured by Time and AFAR and is frequently promoted by his mother Cathy Rasmussen on her Facebook page. Website:

Julie Rodriguez (@julielikesfood) is social media manager, photographer, and influencer navigating the digital world to help clients and her blog reach the right audiences.


PhotoVox is a monthly program offered by the Colorado Photographic Arts Center to help you strengthen your artistic voice with the support of other photographers and artists in the Denver Metro community. Meetings are held monthly at CPAC’s downtown gallery, and feature discussions led by local arts and community leaders. Three sessions per year are dedicated to portfolio sharing.