Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Lomography’s Basement Gallery East has announced an upcoming exhibition of works by Stephen Kenny. Kenny's recent series, “Last Night I Sang Karaoke with Bill Murray” centres on the idea of a fantasy lifestyle. The first print of the collection was inspired by a real-life event, which is featured in the series, and spun off other fantasy activities such as playing a round of golf with Alice Cooper or baking cookies with Anna Wintour. The exhibition opens on 5 September 2013 at Lomography East London, 117 Commercial Street, London, E1 6BG.
Monday, August 19, 2013
Award-winning photographers Sue Bryce and Kelly Brown have teamed up for a free 3-day online class providing participants with tips to expertly document every phase of a baby’s first year. Interested readers are encouraged to tune in to creativeLIVE on August 23-25th from 9am – 4 pm PT to learn the ins and outs of pregnancy and newborn photography. To register for the course, visit the website below.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) founder and professional photographer Chris Coe is to lead a special photographic workshop in Morocco, in conjunction with cazenove+loyd. The seven-day adventure (April 27th – May 3rd 2014) takes participants to Marrakech and the High Atlas Mountains, where Chris will teach them about the craft of composition, while showing them how to capture the essence and atmosphere of Morocco in their photographs. Prices start at £1,975, to include all photography tuition, accommodation, full board meals, guiding and internal transfers. International flights and travel insurance are not included. For further information on the itinerary or to book a place, visit the website below.
From 19th August, the Met Museum in NYC will be hosting an exhibition of portraits by Julia Margaret Cameron, one of photography's earliest masters. Cameron (1815-1879) blended an unorthodox technique, a deeply spiritual sensibility, and a Pre-Raphaelite–inflected aesthetic to create a gallery of vivid portraits and a mirror of the Victorian soul. The showing of 35 works is drawn entirely from the Metropolitan’s own collection, including major works from the Rubel Collection acquired in 1997 and the Gilman Collection acquired in 2005. The photographs will be on display until 5 January 2014 at the Howard Gilman Gallery.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Canon today announced the details of its biggest-ever presence at the IBC show held from 13-17 September in Amsterdam. Canon has been an exhibitor at IBC for more than 30 years, and 2013 will see the company’s largest stand to-date. Covering a full 432m2, the stand will display Canon’s complete range of products, including more than 75 lenses, as well Full HD and 4K camera solutions. Ken Koyama, Deputy Head of Professional Imaging Group, Canon Europe, said: “Last year’s IBC was our chance to introduce Canon’s expansion into 4K to the European market. This year we’re focusing even more on fully demonstrating not only the capabilities of new 4K technology, but how the breadth of Canon’s overall range enables production of first class content at all levels." Canon’s stand location at IBC 2013 will be Hall 11, Stand E50.
Monday, August 12, 2013
The Palm Springs Photo Festival and Photo District News have joined forces to present over 1600 reviews in their annual Official Portfolio Review Programme during this year's PhotoPlus Expo at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City, 24-26 October 2013. By registering, photographers will be able to schedule one-on-one, 20-minute sessions with difficult-to-meet, New York-based book publishers, advertising agency creatives, magazine photo editors, gallery and museum directors and curators, reps, industry consultants and more. The first 80 who pre-register for Portfolio Reviews before 1st September will be eligible to have a page devoted to their work (including contact info), included in the event's Portfolio Review Source-Book, printed by Blurb, which will be distributed to each of the reviewers at the PhotoPlus Portfolio Review. You can register at the website below.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Phase One has announced a series of three free webinars for August. Inspired by stories of professionals working in Landscape (August 15), Architecture (August 21) and Portrait (August 28) photography using Capture One Pro 7, this series of webinars focuses on raw conversion and asset management techniques. Participants are encouraged to send questions throughout the presentation part and each session concludes with an extended Q&A period. For more details, and to register, visit the website below.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Brooklyn Museum is offering the last chance to see the critically acclaimed exhibition. WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath. Featuring approximately 400 objects, including photographic prints, books, magazines, albums, and camera equipment, this exhibition explores the experience of war and brings together both iconic and unknown images taken by members of the military, commercial portraitists, journalists, amateurs, artists, and numerous Pulitzer Prize-winning photographers. WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath will be on view from 8 November 2013 through 2 February 2014.
Datacolor has announced its summer 2013 line-up of free colour management webinars. The first one-hour session. Safari Photography – Gear and Workflow will be held today from 2pm EDT. Other topics include Advanced Photographic Composition, Postproduction and Selective Colour Editing, with the dates being August 7, August 22 and September 10, respectively. You can register for these webinars at the website below.
Monday, July 29, 2013
This autumn, Daniel Blau's London gallery will be hosting an exhibition of works by renowned American photojournalist John H. White. The exhibition John H. White: Chicago, which concentrates on photographs depicting life for families living in Chicago housing projects in the 1980s, opens on September 6th and runs until October 5th, 2013. The gallery is located at 51 Hoxton Square, London, N1 6PB.
Getty Images has reaffirmed support of - and a significant presence at - Visa pour L’Image 2013, the 25th anniversary of the international photojournalism festival held annually in Perpignan, France. Jonathan Klein, Co-Founder and CEO of Getty Images says, “Getty Images is committed to excellence in photojournalism and pleased to be a partner at this year’s landmark 25th Visa pour L’Image festival. We established the Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography program to support the efforts of photojournalists to report on important events of our time that might otherwise go unseen. As the premier international gathering of the reportage community, Visa Pour L’Image is the ideal environment to share, discuss and celebrate the awe-inspiring work that photojournalists do every day.” The winners of the Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography programme will be announced on September 5th, with the winning recipients showcasing their chosen projects the following day.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
The Imaging Science Group of the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) has announced the Good Picture 2013 symposium. Taking place at the University of Westminster on 14 December 2013, this year's Good Picture Sympsium provides imaging practitioners, keen amateurs and students with insights into digital imaging. The list of confirmed speakers includes Dr. Anthony Kaye, David Bishop, Dr. Graeme Awcock, Julian Pinn, Becky Smith, Robert Massey and Dr Alan Hodgson. Tickets are available for £70. Click through / read on for the detailed programme.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
From 17th August, Last Rites Gallery will be hosting Perfect Specimens, a solo exhibition by New York photographer and artist Mark Kessell. Perfect Specimens explores the fundamental processes of human becoming and unbecoming, documenting what he describes as a species portrait, a map of our existence from the first stirring of life to the final phase of post-mortem decay. These eleven works, images of the not-quite-born and the not-entirely-dead, drawn from a total of thirty-nine in the series, represent specific moments in the cycle. Initially created as daguerreotypes, these works now appear as large-scale prints that allow viewers to delve deeply into both the subject. Last Rites Gallery is located at 511 West 33rd Street, 3rd floor, between 10th and 11th avenues, New York.
Friday, July 19, 2013
The call for entries has been announced for The Fourth Image Awards. In 2013, The Fourth Image exhibition will be held from 31st of October to 5th of November. Photographers are invited to submit their images until 10th September. The first prize is €3,000 and a booth at the exhibition. For more information, visit the website below.
Website: The Fourth Image
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Wacom held its 30th anniversary celebration party on July 12, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo in Roppongi, Tokyo. “Wacom continues to work with the world’s most creative people, both professional and enthusiast. We... believe that creativity exists in each and every one of us and that every idea is precious, whether it is small or potentially life-changing, personal or shared for the world," said Masahiko Yamada, Wacom’s President & CEO. "Creating, sharing, developing and finally bringing ideas to life brings joy and puts a smile on the face of the world. We want to contribute to the world by supporting a lifecycle of ideas.”
Panasonic has announced a number of seminars being held this weekend with Hugh Hastings, the former Official Photographer for Chelsea FC. Held at Jessops London Oxford Street store on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July, at 11am and 3pm, these sessions will cover Hugh's photography career and current work, working with the Chelsea Football Club, and reasons for Hugh's switch from a DSLR to the Panasonic GH2 and GH3 (pictured). The one-hour seminars are free to attend but spaces are limited so you are advised to contact the store directly on 0207 434 3586.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Modelled after the successful ShootNYC event launched in New York five years ago, the inaugural ShootLDN event will be taking place at The Old Truman brewery in London on 2 and 3 October. ShootLDN will host a comprehensive programme of photography-related lectures and workshops run by leading industry professionals, including photographers; photo agencies; picture editors; model agencies and fashion houses. As part of the free and interactive professional seminar and product demonstration programme Hasselblad has arranged for one of the four original Hasselblad Lunar Surface cameras (as used in training by astronaut teams, including Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin) to be available at ShootLDN. At the two day show Hasselblad event partners, broncolor, Wacom, Adobe, EIZO and Epson will showcase key products to assist photographers with every stage of workflow and a special Adobe Mini-Theatre will host hourly tutorials and demonstrations, covering Photoshop, Lightroom and the Adobe Creative Cloud.
This summer will see the return of the biennial landscape photography exhibition, ‘Masters of Vision.' Hosted by Southwell Minster Cathedral, Church St, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0HD; the exhibition opens at 10am on Saturday 27 July and runs through 26 August. This year's master photographer, Joe Cornish, will host a talk on the opening day where he will share his favourite images. Admission to the exhibition itself is free, while tickets to Joe Cornish's talk will be available from the website below.
Gulf Photo Plus has announced POP UP GPP London, an all-star photofest featuring world-renowned photographers Zack Arias, Gregory Heisler, David Hobby and Joe McNally. Each instructor has developed a unique 3-‐hour session, specific to his particular style and strengths that cannot be found anywhere else. One ticket buys access to a complete package of a 3-‐hour session with each of the guest speakers over one photography-‐filled weekend, 28-29 September 2013. The London event will be the first in series of worldwide Pop Up GPP events, with more destinations to be announced for 2014. Entrance to the event is $449 (approx. £290) or $399 if bought before 1st August. Tickets can be purchased online, at the website below.
Friday, July 12, 2013
Professional and amateur photographers can now submit entries to compete for the 2013 UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards. Hosted by BBC journalist and presenter Kate Silverton, the UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards recognise outstanding photography from the world of news, royalty, sport, business, fashion and entertainment. Winners will have their work displayed at the Museum of London, as well as receive prizes from headline sponsor SABMiller, and award sponsors: Bloomberg, BT, British Airways, Genesis, Getty Images, Nikon and OpenText. Click through / read on for more information including the full list of the 2013 UK Picture Editors’ Guild Award categories.