Category: Events

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Photo London 2017 Participating Galleries Announced

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Photo London has announced the list of participating galleries for the third edition of the Fair, taking place 18 – 21 May 2017 at Somerset House (pictured). Building on the success of the previous two editions, Photo London 2017 will showcase the best in contemporary photography to a growing international audience of collectors and enthusiasts. The 86 galleries exhibiting in 2017 were selected by an expert Curatorial Committee led by Philippe Garner, Former Director at Christie’s and International Head of Photographs and 20th Century Decorative Arts and Design at Christie’s. As a result of their work, the third edition of the Fair includes galleries from 17 different countries: Austria; Australia; Azerbaijan; Belgium; Canada, Chile, France; Germany; Iceland; Italy; Japan; Spain; Switzerland; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; UK and USA. To its established mix of galleries featuring all forms of photography from the dawn of the medium to the present day, Photo London has this year added a number of leading contemporary galleries including Victoria Miro, Sprüth Magers and Alison Jacques Gallery. Photo London 2017 also features an expanded 'Discovery' section – a showcase for emerging galleries, publishers and artists, curated for the first time by Art Consultant and Curator Tristan Lund. The 2017 Discovery galleries include Cob Gallery (London), BERG Contemporary (Reykjavík), EUQINOMprojects (San Francisco) and Rubber Factory (New York), and the section will feature works by some of the world's leading young artists including Asger Carlsen, Waheeda Malullah, Thomas Albdorf, and Laura Pannack.

Photo London has announced the list of participating galleries for the third edition of the Fair, taking place 18 – 21 May 2017 at Somerset House (pictured). Building on the success of the previous two editions, Photo London 2017 will showcase the best in contemporary photography to a growing international audience of collectors and...

Zeiss at BVE 2017

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events, Lenses
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At BVE 2017, Zeiss will be showcasing a wide variety of cinematography and photography lenses, paired with a number of market leading cameras such as the RED Epic-W 8K, Sony FS7 and ARRI Amira. These will include the new Lightweight Zoom LWZ.3, the company's range of Cinema Zoom CZ.2 lenses and Compact Prime CP.2 lenses, as well as the Otus, Milvus, Batis, Loxia and Touit family of lenses designed for Canon, Nikon, Sony E and Fuji X-mount camera systems. In addition to displaying their products, Zeiss will be giving visitors to the stand the chance to enter a competition to win a brand new ExoLens Pro Wide-Angle lens for their smartphones.

At BVE 2017, Zeiss will be showcasing a wide variety of cinematography and photography lenses, paired with a number of market leading cameras such as the RED Epic-W 8K, Sony FS7 and ARRI Amira. These will include the new Lightweight Zoom LWZ.3, the company's range of Cinema Zoom CZ.2 lenses...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Magnum Photos Announce 70th Anniversary Programme

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events, General, Global
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This year, Magnum Photos will celebrate 70 years of contribution to photography with the launch of a global public events, exhibition and new content programme. Centred on the three themes of community, witnessing history and Magnum Photos Now, the special anniversary programme will explore the institution and photographer personalities of then and now, central to past and current visual culture. Throughout the year, the website will feature defining images and visual stories from the past seven decades of Magnum including founding member Robert Capa’s iconic documentation of the D.Day landings in Omaha Beach, 1944, Henri Cartier-Bresson’s 1947 record of the independence of India and Stuart Franklin’s first-hand account of the Tiananmen Square uprising in 1989. Magnum photographers will also take on an ambitious new visual project, Magnum Retold, to mark the occasion. This will see Magnum’s contemporary photographers reshoot some of the agency’s most seminal stories, reworked to reflect the changing world we live in today.

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This year, Magnum Photos will celebrate 70 years of contribution to photography with the launch of a global public events, exhibition and new content programme. Centred on the three themes of community, witnessing history and Magnum Photos Now, the special anniversary programme will explore the institution and photographer personalities of then...

Friday, February 3, 2017

DNP to Host Daily Product Giveaway at WPPI 2017

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events, Printers
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DNP will host a daily product giveaway of its award-winning dye-sublimation printers - including the DNP DS620A (pictured), DS820A and SnapLab+ SL620A - at WPPI 2017. Expo attendees need to visit the DNP booth #549 to enter. The daily winners will be announced at the DNP stand each day of the expo on February 7 and 8 at 3:00pm and February 9 at 2:00pm. The Wedding and Portrait Photographers International Conference (WPPI) will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

DNP will host a daily product giveaway of its award-winning dye-sublimation printers - including the DNP DS620A (pictured), DS820A and SnapLab+ SL620A - at WPPI 2017. Expo attendees need to visit the DNP booth #549 to enter. The daily winners will be announced at the DNP stand each day...

Jessops to Host Free Photography Exhibition in London

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Jessops and Olympus have joined forces to curate a collection of photos captured by amateur photographers this winter. Twenty photographs capturing winter at its finest will be hung on the walls of the Art Bermondsey Project Space in London following a four week social media competition. The exhibition will open on Monday and will be on diaplay until 12th February. The photographers will be celebrated at an awards evening hosted by Jessops and Olympus on the 10th February, where an overall winner will receive an Olympus EM5 Mark II camera with a 12 – 40mm lens worth £1149.

Jessops and Olympus have joined forces to curate a collection of photos captured by amateur photographers this winter. Twenty photographs capturing winter at its finest will be hung on the walls of the Art Bermondsey Project Space in London following a four week social media competition. The exhibition will open...

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Nikon at The Photography Show 2017

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Nikon UK will be exhibiting its product line-up and hosting a range of speakers at The Photography Show from 18th to 21st March at the NEC in Birmingham. Central to the interactive Nikon stand will be the Nikon School stage, where a host of inspirational speakers, including the current line-up of Nikon UK Ambassadors - David Yarrow, renowned for his fine-art wildlife photography, Leon Neal, award-winning news photographer, Richard Peters, known for his wildlife photography and back garden safari project, award-winning landscape photographer Jeremy Walker and Game of Thrones stills photographer Helen Sloan - will give insightful talks on a range of photography topics to inspire passionate photographers. The stand will also play host to commercial fashion photographer Dixie Dixon, internationally acclaimed photographer Joe McNally, multi-award-winning sports photographer Bob Martin, portrait, lifestyle and wedding photographer Kate Hopewell-Smith and fitness, sports and portrait photographer Tom Miles. Jeremy Gilbert, Marketing Director at Nikon UK says: “2017 is Nikon’s 100th Anniversary and we see this year’s Photography Show as the start of our celebrations in the UK. We have an amazing line-up of inspirational speakers, plus expert advice from our technical team and great product for photographers to get to grips with.”

Nikon UK will be exhibiting its product line-up and hosting a range of speakers at The Photography Show from 18th to 21st March at the NEC in Birmingham. Central to the interactive Nikon stand will be the Nikon School stage, where a host of inspirational speakers, including the current line-up...

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

PODAS International Workshop - Cuba

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The 2017 Phase One Digital Artist Series (PODAS) international photography workshops kick off in April with an all-expenses-included photo excursion to Cuba. Phase One, together with workshop specialists Camera Voyages, are managing all the details so that participants are free to focus solely on refining their craft. Ambitious location shoots are complemented by individualised, hands-on tutorials covering elements of photography ranging from visualisation to composition, capture, workflow and presentation. Instructors include professional photographers and creative photo industry luminaries. The workshop will take place from 6-14 April 2017 in Havana. The cost of attendance is €5250/$5800 per person.

The 2017 Phase One Digital Artist Series (PODAS) international photography workshops kick off in April with an all-expenses-included photo excursion to Cuba. Phase One, together with workshop specialists Camera Voyages, are managing all the details so that participants are free to focus solely on refining their craft. Ambitious location shoots...

Zeiss at WPPI

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Zeiss have announced their participation in this year’s WPPI Exposition at the Las Vegas Convention Center (7-8 February 2017). The company will have two of their brnd ambassadors on site, providing hands-on workshops for attendees. Topher DeLancy, a California based wedding photographer will be hosting multiple portrait workshops, while videographer Ray Roman will be on-hand to help attendees and answer their questions about using ZEISS lenses to capture that all important day for their clients.  Registration information can be found at the website below.

Zeiss have announced their participation in this year’s WPPI Exposition at the Las Vegas Convention Center (7-8 February 2017). The company will have two of their brnd ambassadors on site, providing hands-on workshops for attendees. Topher DeLancy, a California based wedding photographer will be hosting multiple portrait workshops, while...

Friday, January 20, 2017

Fotospeed Academy Announces Printing Masterclass with Joe Cornish

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events, Photographers
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The Fotospeed Academy today announced a new workshop with leading landscape photographer Joe Cornish. In his printing masterclass Interpreting your Image (13th February), Cornish will help intermediate to advanced photographers and printers discover the craft of interpreting their images and developing their unique printing style. Based in Lacock, Wiltshire, the masterclass - which will provide a brief overview of the printing basics and essentials before turning to unorthodox tips and tricks used by professionals to bring their images to life - is priced at £275.

The Fotospeed Academy today announced a new workshop with leading landscape photographer Joe Cornish. In his printing masterclass Interpreting your Image (13th February), Cornish will help intermediate to advanced photographers and printers discover the craft of interpreting their images and developing their unique printing style. Based in Lacock, Wiltshire,...

Nightless Night Photography Workshop

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The Nightless Night International Photography Workshop, held for the second time in Finnish Lapland, is looking for two photography and social media enthusiasts to win a trip to the event next summer. The three-day Photography Workshop will lead participants through three stages designed to make use of those extra hours and the endless daylight the Midnight Sun has to offer. The workshop takes place in the far North of Finnish Lapland, in Saariselkä and its surroundings on 30 June - 2 July 2017. “The registration to the event started in December, but now we are looking for two photography and social media enthusiasts with a desire to travel and outdoor life to win a trip to the Photography Workshop. We are really waiting for inspiring stories and applicants”, says coordinator Johanna Alatorvinen. Interested photographers have until 28th February to apply by filling in the application form on the Nightless Night website.

The Nightless Night International Photography Workshop, held for the second time in Finnish Lapland, is looking for two photography and social media enthusiasts to win a trip to the event next summer. The three-day Photography Workshop will lead participants through three stages designed to make use of those extra...

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Canon Sponsors Sundance Film Festival

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Canon U.S.A. is returning as a Sustaining Sponsor to the 2017 Sundance Film Festival held in Park City, Utah. The company will welcome invited 2017 Sundance Film Festival attendees to the Canon Creative Studio (open 21-24 January, from 11am-6pm) for interactive displays of Canon equipment, live panel discussions, and a relaxing lounge stocked with coffee, snacks, and wireless internet connection. Here, guests will be able to explore Canon’s new flagship cinema camera, the Canon EOS C700 Digital Cinema Camera (pictured), the 4.5 million ISO Canon ME20F-SH multi-purpose camera, and the Canon CN-E 50-1000mm CINE-SERVO lens, among other gear on display. On the output side, guests will be able to see the colour accuracy and HDR capabilities of Canon’s line of 4K Reference Displays.

Canon U.S.A. is returning as a Sustaining Sponsor to the 2017 Sundance Film Festival held in Park City, Utah. The company will welcome invited 2017 Sundance Film Festival attendees to the Canon Creative Studio (open 21-24 January, from 11am-6pm) for interactive displays of Canon equipment, live panel discussions, and...

Friday, January 13, 2017

Legendary Photographers Take to The Super Stage at The Photography Show

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events, Photographers
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This coming March, the Super Stage at The Photography Show (taking place at the NEC in Birmingham) will host some of the greatest international photographers of our time. Albert Watson, Nadav Kander, Frans Lanting, Jill Furmanovsky, Clive Arrowsmith, David Alan Harvey, Julia Fullerton-Batten, Alex Webb and Louis Cole have all been confirmed and will offer insights into the images they’ve captured, their careers and the challenges they’ve faced along the way. The 2017 Super Stage speakers follow in the footsteps of fellow photographers David Bailey, Rankin, the late Mary Ellen Mark, Don McCullin and Steve McCurry, all of whom have taken centre stage in previous years. Tickets to The Photography Show are now on sale and visitors will have the option to add Super Stage sessions to their package, priced at £10 each.

This coming March, the Super Stage at The Photography Show (taking place at the NEC in Birmingham) will host some of the greatest international photographers of our time. Albert Watson, Nadav Kander, Frans Lanting, Jill Furmanovsky, Clive Arrowsmith, David Alan Harvey, Julia Fullerton-Batten, Alex Webb and Louis Cole have all...

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Leica Akademie Workshops

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Leica have announced the expansion of their Leica Akademie programme for 2017, including the inaugural international Destination photography trips to India and Myanmar. The workshops will feature instruction from master photographers and meticulously planned itineraries, designed to provide more time for photographic exploration. Destination trips are open to all photographers, not solely those with Leica cameras, though each trip allows attendees to use the latest Leica cameras for their projects. Destination India will take place from 9-20 October 2017, while the Destination Myanmar workshop will be held from 2-17 November 2017. These Destination workshops complement the established Leica Masterclass Series and an expanded line up of “Leica in the Landscape” workshops. Click through / scroll down for the full schedule.

Leica have announced the expansion of their Leica Akademie programme for 2017, including the inaugural international Destination photography trips to India and Myanmar. The workshops will feature instruction from master photographers and meticulously planned itineraries, designed to provide more time for photographic exploration. Destination trips are open to all...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Nikon-NOOR Academy 2017 Programme Announced

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Continuing its long-standing partnership with the renowned Amsterdam-based NOOR collective of documentary photographers, Nikon Europe has announced the 2017 Nikon-NOOR Academy programme of masterclasses for aspiring photojournalists. This year’s programme offers the chance for photographers to work intensively with NOOR tutors closer to home, with workshops being held in Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris and Manchester. Photographers who are resident in the countries where the classes take place will be eligible to attend. Each workshop has only 15 participants, who will be guided by their NOOR tutors through portfolio reviews, developing and editing their photographic stories, and learning how to navigate the international photo market. Click through / scroll down for dates, locations and more details.

Continuing its long-standing partnership with the renowned Amsterdam-based NOOR collective of documentary photographers, Nikon Europe has announced the 2017 Nikon-NOOR Academy programme of masterclasses for aspiring photojournalists. This year’s programme offers the chance for photographers to work intensively with NOOR tutors closer to home, with workshops being held in...

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Nikon at CES 2017

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At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nikon are exhibiting their latest products including the Nikon D5600 digital SLR, the Coolpix A300 and W100 compacts and the KeyMission line of action cameras. Visitors to the Nikon booth will have the opportunity for hands-on time with the products, as well as hear from Nikon professional photographers at the Nikon School Theatre. Other experiences on the show floor include the return of Project HeliX powered by Nikon and an interactive VR area featuring content captured with the KeyMission 360. Click through / scroll down for the full presentation schedule.

At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nikon are exhibiting their latest products including the Nikon D5600 digital SLR, the Coolpix A300 and W100 compacts and the KeyMission line of action cameras. Visitors to the Nikon booth will have the opportunity for hands-on time with the products, as...

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Olympus to Support UAL Students

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Olympus and the Art Bermondsey Project Space support the next generation of photographers from the University of the Arts, London. January 2017 will see the first annual Olympus Photography Award given to current UAL students. Responding to the theme Site/In Situ, students were asked to submit work in three categories: Print, Projection and Multimedia and the winner of each category will receive a camera from Olympus. The selected 30 finalists will exhibit work that places the artistic process in relation to the surroundings where students develop their skills and research and will showcase the many ways in which practitioners are using photography today. The exhibition runs 17th – 28th January, Tuesday-Saturday 11.00 – 18.00.

Olympus and the Art Bermondsey Project Space support the next generation of photographers from the University of the Arts, London. January 2017 will see the first annual Olympus Photography Award given to current UAL students. Responding to the theme Site/In Situ, students were asked to submit work in three categories:...

Monday, December 12, 2016

Behind the Lens at The Photography Show

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The line-up has just been revealed for the Behind the Lens Theatre at The Photography Show 2017. Wedding and portrait photographer Ryan Welch will share his experiences so far of building a highly profitable photography business through, ‘Shoot more. Edit less,’ while fine art and fashion photographer Bella Kotak will delight the audience with tales of her whimsically inspired portraiture in her talk, ‘Capturing the magic’. Clare Louise will explore the challenges often faced by creatives and offer her stance on why it’s best not to ‘fit’ in ‘Turn on the light – your passion is calling: A creatives guide to authenticity.’ Other sessions on the Behind the Lens Theatre line-up: ‘Close-up and macro photography’ (John Humphrey), ‘Capturing time – the art of long exposure photography’ (John Miskelly) and ‘Social media – are you selling your soul to the devil’ (Emma-Lily Pendleton). Sessions are included in the show entry ticket fee and will take place on all four days of the show (18-21 March 2017 at The NEC, Birmingham).

The line-up has just been revealed for the Behind the Lens Theatre at The Photography Show 2017. Wedding and portrait photographer Ryan Welch will share his experiences so far of building a highly profitable photography business through, ‘Shoot more. Edit less,’ while fine art and fashion photographer Bella Kotak...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

New East Photo Weekend

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Hosted by Calvert 22 Foundation (22 Calvert Avenue, London, E2), the upcoming New East Photo Weekend brings together leading photographers, artists and curators to share their experience and ideas with emerging practitioners.Running in conjunction with the acclaimed New East Photo Prize Exhibition, this event is a two day event packed with panel discussions, one-to-one reviews, discussions and masterclasses aimed at those looking to develop professional their photography skills. The weekend complements the 2016 New East Photo Prize Exhibition in championing excellence in photography from across Eastern Europe and will feature a packed schedule of panel discussions, one-on-one portfolio reviews and print swaps. A series of photography Masterclasses will explore topics from what it means to be a photojournalist today to creating work that avoids cliches and finding a balance between art and society in documentary photography. Tickets are available for£65 / £55 (for students) plus booking fee.

Hosted by Calvert 22 Foundation (22 Calvert Avenue, London, E2), the upcoming New East Photo Weekend brings together leading photographers, artists and curators to share their experience and ideas with emerging practitioners.Running in conjunction with the acclaimed New East Photo Prize Exhibition, this event is a two day event...

Friday, November 18, 2016

Matt Humphrey: Curtain Call

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events, Photographers
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Leica UK is to host Curtain Call, an exhibition by photographer Matt Humphrey. Featuring a unique collection of never-before-seen backstage theatre photographs and portraits, the images in this exhibition were captured entirely on Leica cameras including the Leica M-P (Typ 240) with the Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 and Leica Summarit-M 90mm f/2.4 lenses, and the Leica Q. Many of the black and white photographs going on display have never been made available for public viewing before. The exhibition runs from 21 November to 9 December 2016. Prints and the Curtain Call book are available for purchase. Leica Store City is located at 18 The Royal Exchange, London EC3V 3LP.

Leica UK is to host Curtain Call, an exhibition by photographer Matt Humphrey. Featuring a unique collection of never-before-seen backstage theatre photographs and portraits, the images in this exhibition were captured entirely on Leica cameras including the Leica M-P (Typ 240) with the Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 and Leica Summarit-M 90mm...

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Glasgow Photography Crawl

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Glasgow’s first ever Photography Crawl - celebrating an exhibition by Emma Latimer - is taking place in Shawlands on the south side of Glasgow on Saturday 19 November. The photography on display focuses on old historic buildings which are now home to popular pubs. Photography Crawl participants will have the chance to learn a bit about the history of each building housing the pub, while enjoying some drinks. The official Photography Crawl event is taking place at 6pm on Saturday 19 November and is free to join.

Glasgow’s first ever Photography Crawl - celebrating an exhibition by Emma Latimer - is taking place in Shawlands on the south side of Glasgow on Saturday 19 November. The photography on display focuses on old historic buildings which are now home to popular pubs. ...