Monday, November 11, 2013
The inaugural Andrew Carnegie Lecture at the University of Edinburgh, entitled "What Photography Is," will be delivered by leading art historian James Elkins on Thursday 16 January 2014. The lecture series will continue with separate events taking place at the Universities of St Andrews, Glasgow and Aberdeen later in 2014. Professor Chris Breward, Principal of Edinburgh College of Art said: “It is a privilege to host this series of events commemorating the enormous contribution Andrew Carnegie made to higher education in Scotland. By allowing the University access to key arts practitioners and researchers, the lectures will allow us to develop and enhance the research culture of Edinburgh College of Art as a whole, and contribute to a wider global arts agenda.” Tickets are free and available to book online at the website below.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
X-Rite has announced its first annual Festival of Color Calibration taking place all through the month of November. Together with their dealer network, X-Rite will be bringing hands-on colour management to photographers with free laptop calibration at locations throughout the USA. During Festival of Colour Calibration events, retailers will host on-site colour management seminars, give away free sample packs of Ilford paper, and offer special pricing on the most popular X-Rite colour management solutions. Throughout this month, the company will be offering instant rebates including: $10 off ColorChecker Passport, $10 off ColorMunki Smile (pictured), $25 off ColorMunki Display, $40 off i1Display Pro, and $50 off ColorMunki Photo.
Monday, November 4, 2013
The Photographic Museum of Humanity (PMH) today launched its tenth curated online exhibition. Entitled Home, the exhibition features the work of outstanding photographers of PMH's online community such as Sara Lewkowicz, Ilona Szwarc, Emer Gillespie and Alvaro Deprit, among others. You can view the exhibited images in five galleries until 1 December 2013 at the website below.
Datacolor will be hosting a new free-to-attend webinar this November. Entitled How to get the colours in your photobooks spot on with Vanilla PhotoBooks – with Richard West, this online seminar will cover the essential steps from adjusting images on a screen, putting together a photobook, to getting finished books looking great. Vanilla PhotoBooks are offering a 25% discount off the first Vanilla photobook to all attendees. The one-hour session will take place from 7pm on 19th November.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
FotoDC has announced an extensive line-up of events in collaboration with more than 50 partners participating in FotoWeekDC 2013. Taking place from Friday 1st November to Sunday 10th November, FotoWeekDC 2013 encompasses more than 100 exhibitions and other events. Click through / read on for the details.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Daniel Blau gallery has just announced its two upcoming shows, happening simultaneously in Paris and London in November 2013. The gallery is collaborating with the estate of renowned LIFE photographer J.R. Eyerman to showcase images from his personal collection. These photographs of Hollywood stars from the 1940s, 50s and 60s are being shown to the public for the first time. The Paris show (6-23 November) will take place at Galerie Meyer Oceanic Art on the occasion of the Festival Photo Saint-Germain-des-Pres, in parallel to Paris Photo. The London show (9 November – 7 December) will be held at our London gallery on Hoxton Square.
Wacom is sponsoring the Train to Create and Pratik Naik photo retouching series that consists of a seminar at and a one-day intensive workshop. Taking place from 15th-17th November in London, the world-renowned beauty retoucher will share his techniques including his use of Wacom tablets, as well as provide hands-on mentoring to attendees. The workshop is held over the weekend and attendees can choose which day to attend. Focus will be given to retouching beauty and fashion shots to make them look perfect, while not being digitally obvious. There are a limited number of tickets currently available for the workshop. For further information, visit the website below.
Canon U.S.A. and two-time Academy Award winner Ron Howard have officially launched the “Project Imaginat10n” Film Festival. Following yesterday's premiere of ten short films at Lincoln Center in New York City, screenings will be held in Los Angeles, CA hosted by Bryce Dallas Howard, the first graduating director of Canon’s Project Imagin8ion as well as in Brooklyn, NY hosted by James Murphy, a celebrity director for Project Imaginat10n. Yahoo Screen will continue celebrating the Film Festival from today through the end of the year where consumers can view each of the 10 films including "...And She Was My Eve” by Jamie Foxx, Celebrity Director, “Out of the Blue” by Eva Longoria, Celebrity Director, “A Dream of Flying” by Georgina Chapman, Celebrity Director, “Little Duck” by James Murphy, Celebrity Director, “Evermore” by Biz Stone, Celebrity Director, “Dominus” by Arrius Sorbonne, Winning Director, “Chucked” by Jared Nelson, Winning Director, “Here and Now” by Julian Higgins, Winning Director, “A Day in the Country” by Kálmán Apple, Winning Director and “Filter” by Ronnie Allman, Winning Director.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Canon U.S.A. is demonstrating its latest digital camera and printer lineup as well as the recently announced firmware upgrade to the Canon EOS-1D X dSLR camera at PhotoPlus Expo at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. Attendees at Booth #121 can experience first-hand Canon’s Cinema EOS System, the company's latest digital SLR cameras including the EOS 70D with its Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology, the full line of EF lenses, professional and consumer camcorders, PowerShot cameras as well as the Pixma Pro series of professional inkjet printers. In addition, Canon is hosting an in-booth speaker series featuring live appearances by professional photographers and videographers who discuss and demonstrate their personal expertise during presentations and live photo shoots including a unique demonstration by professional photographer John Huba who will be shooting live with the EOS-1D C camera. Click through / read on for more information
X-Rite Photo Europe has announced that it will be exhibiting at Salon de la Photo in Paris, scheduled for 7-11 November at the Paris Expo in Versailles. The company will be located on Stand D15 at the show. “We are excited to be exhibiting at Salon de la Photo again this year,” said Hervé Petit, X-Rite Photo Europe. “Attendees will have an opportunity for in-depth hands-on experience with the latest colour measurement and management tools from X-Rite at our stand and in the many educational sessions we will be presenting during the event. X-Rite experts will also be on hand to answer questions, explore new ideas and add value to the show for photographers at all skill levels.”
Olympus Image Space @ Icetank is the second in a series of pop-up events organised by Olympus UK. Open from 2 – 9 November 2013 at 5-7 Grape Street, London, WC2H 8DW; Olympus Image Space @ Icetank will include workshops with Olympus professional photographers, and a series of talks, debates and interviews to stimulate discussion around the new landscape of photography. Throughout the duration of the event members of the Olympus team will be on hand to talk participants through the company's latest products, and allow them to try them out. Tickets for all the workshops, events and talks are free, but to attend visitors must register at the website below.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Analogue is the new exhibition from celebrated music photographer Tom Sheehan, opening 7th November at Lomography Gallery Store East. The exhibition is a collection of hand-printed images from his archive, including portraits of Tom Waits, Morrissey, Mick Jagger, John Lydon, Arthur Lee, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Smith, Thom Yorke , Echo & The Bunnymen, Coldplay and many more. “I love to shoot on film, it's a medium that people remain interested in,” says Sheehan. “The fact that it's printed by hand has a universal appeal to all creative people.” Lomography Gallery Store East is located at 117 Commercial Street, Old Spitalfields Market, London, E1 6BG.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
The Manfrotto School of Xcellence has announcedthat seven new Manfrotto Ambassadors have joined Manfrotto’s dedicated educational platform. The new Ambassador line-up includes Adam Duckworth, Adam Plowden, Eddie MacDonald, James Cannon, John McMurtrie, Karen Thomas and Bjorn Thomassen. The School of Xcellence will also be hosting well-known landscape photographer Ross Hoddinott at an upcoming webinar on 24th October at the website below.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Canon has partnered with Norman Reedus, COMMON and Tyler Florence to deliver a three-city gallery series aimed at encapsulating an emotion and moment-in-time through the power of printed images. Within the framework of the Pixma Pro City Senses gallery experience, three celebrities hosted photography exhibitions in New York, Chicago and San Francisco. Using the sensory triggers of touch, taste, smell and sound as inspiration, the celebrity hosts and photographers were tasked with bringing their iconic city to life through photographic prints displayed in each gallery. Once captured, the images were printed using Canon Pixma Pro printers, and displayed as 13-by-19 inch works of art.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Red Bull have released a new stop motion film, made up of thousands of photos taken by the UK’s top Instagramers at their recent Cliff Diving event. On 14th September Red Bull Cliff Diving returned to Wales - the 6th stop of the World Series which sees ten athletes performing unbelievable dives from a 27m high platform. Red Bull collaborated with leading instagramers @danrubin, @jeera and @chaiwalla with support from @Finn to take on the ambitious challenge of creating a stop motion film, capturing all of the breathtaking views and action from the day. Click through to see the film.
PhotoVoice has teamed up with the National Working Group network for Sexually Exploited Children and Young People to run participatory photography projects across the UK on a two- year project. All projects have run in partnership with specialist support providers who work directly with young people, who have experienced sexual exploitation or who have been identified to be at risk. The ‘Having Our Say Too’ exhibition, which features work from the project, will launch at The Photographers Gallery, London from 6-8pm on Thursday 17th October.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Calumet UK is launching an exclusive six city in-store ‘Autumn Open Day’ programme starting in Edinburgh on Wednesday, 9th October and finishing at the company’s flagship London branch at Drummond Street, Euston on 7th November. Imaging specialists from leading brands including Canon, Nikon, Epson, Manfrotto, Bowens, Lowepro and Profoto will be on hand each day to demonstrate latest products and discuss workflow challenges with photographers. Click through / scroll down for the exact locations and dates.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
At Paris Photo this year, as a centennial celebration of Robert Capa’s life and work, Daniel Blau will present a collection of more than 65 rare vintage pictures documenting World War II in Europe from 1943-45. Born on 22 October 1913 as Friedmann Endre Ernő in Budapest, Hungary, Robert Capa was one of the most famous photojournalists and war photographers of all time. Having covered the Spanish Civil War, the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Second World War, he co-founded Magnum Photos in 1947, with Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger, David Seymour and William Vandivert. As a Magnum photographer he documented the Arab-Israeli War of 1948 and the final stage of the First Indochina War, in which he died a violent death at the age of 40. In addition to the Capa collection, Daniel Blau will also organise an exhibition of images depicting Germany's "misled youth" during Hitler's rule from 1933 to 1945. The exhibitions will be on display from 14-17 November 2013 at the Grand Palais, Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris.
Monday, October 7, 2013
The Photographic Museum of Humanity (PMH) today launched its ninth online exhibition, entitled 'Working Class.' The five galleries host the works of recognised photographers of the PMH online community like Bryan Schutmaat, Nick Ballon, Christian Rodriguez and Tatyana Palyga among others.
Friday, October 4, 2013
X-Rite has announced its schedule of free October 2013 webinars. On 16th October Lee Varis will present Fantastic Photo-Illustration: Retouching, Masking & Compositing, which will examine photo-retouching and illustration techniques in this webinar and emphasize the necessity of working on a calibrated and profiled monitor. On the 21st Jim DiVitale will be hosting The Complete Digital Photography Process, a webinar demonstrating problem-solving techniques using digital capture and Photoshop to streamline both the creative side and production of the digital imaging workflow to improve quality. Click through / read on for more information.