Category: Events

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

New East Photo Weekend

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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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...

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Glasgow Photography Crawl

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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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. ...

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Portrait of Britain Exhibition

Mark Goldstein | Events, Photographers
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Portrait of Britain is a UK-wide exhibition that put the nation's citizens centre stage. It will take over screens in shopping malls, train stations and high streets throughout the month of September underlining the enduring power of the portrait. Selected from nearly 4000 entries, the winning 100 portraits capture young and old reflecting not just the multiformity of British people, but also the myriad of styles and approaches to contemporary photographic portraiture.

Portrait of Britain is a UK-wide exhibition that put the nation's citizens centre stage. It will take over screens in shopping malls, train stations and high streets throughout the month of September underlining the enduring power of the portrait. Selected from nearly 4000 entries, the winning 100 portraits capture young and...

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Canon at Photokina

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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Canon have announced their plans for Photokina 2016. The Japanese manufacturer's stand will feature the new Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, the full Pixma range of printers and hdbooks – a service that professionally prints and binds personalised photo books. Visitors to the stand in Hall 12 can step into an immersive world of inspiring images - at the heart of the stand is a 180° screen experience, where Canon’s new brand campaign, City Surfing, will be shown. A live seminar programme will equip people with the knowledge to capture those exciting images through different photography styles and techniques. The presenters include Canon Ambassador Thorsten Milse, as well as sports photographer Samo Vidic. “Canon’s aim is to inspire and enable photographers to capture, store, print and share their lives through the universal language of imagery,” said Alessandro Stanzani, Executive Vice President of Consumer and Professional Imaging, Canon Europe. “At Photokina, we’re excited to be showcasing our smart imaging products and hope to inspire photographers in their pursuit of the shot.”

Canon have announced their plans for Photokina 2016. The Japanese manufacturer's stand will feature the new Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, the full Pixma range of printers and hdbooks – a service that professionally prints and binds personalised photo books. Visitors to the stand in Hall 12 can step into...

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Lomography Partners with Nixon

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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The Lomographic Society have teamed up with Nixon for the new edition of the Nixon Surf Challenge, an international competition that gathers the best surfers from all over the world. Lomography gave photographers Bastien Bonnarme and Benjamin Wu Tiu Yen a selection of film cameras and asked them to document the Nixon Surf Challenge which took place around the coast of Ireland. The photographs they took during the contest will be exhibited at the Lomography Gallery Store Soho (3 Newburgh Street, London W1F 7RE) from 15 September 2016.

The Lomographic Society have teamed up with Nixon for the new edition of the Nixon Surf Challenge, an international competition that gathers the best surfers from all over the world. Lomography gave photographers Bastien Bonnarme and Benjamin Wu Tiu Yen a selection of film cameras and asked them to document...

Friday, August 12, 2016

Chris Steele-Perkins: The Teds

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Books, Events, Photographers
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The Teds, a series of photographs by Chris Steele-Perkins, will be exhibited in the UK for the first time in nearly 40 years at Magnum Print Room, London, from 21 September – 28 October 2016. Iconic vintage prints from Steele-Perkins’ series documenting the uniquely British youth culture of the Teds will be shown alongside eight previously unseen photographs from his archive, and a platinum print of the cover image from his landmark book, The Teds, first published in 1979. The exhibition will coincide with the launch of a new, re-designed version of this book by Dewi Lewis (£25).

The Teds, a series of photographs by Chris Steele-Perkins, will be exhibited in the UK for the first time in nearly 40 years at Magnum Print Room, London, from 21 September – 28 October 2016. Iconic vintage prints from Steele-Perkins’ series documenting the uniquely British youth culture of the Teds will be shown...

Fotospeed Presents Foto Fest 2016

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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Fotospeed have announced Foto Fest 2016, a free festival taking place on 3-4 September 2016 at The Pound Art Centre, Corsham, Wiltshire. Billed as "a celebration of photography and printing," Foto Fest 2016 features events for photographers of all backgrounds and interests. Entry to Foto Fest 2016 is free but for an additional £25 for a single day, or £45 for the weekend, you will be given entry to Fotospeed Presents – an opportunity to hear the event’s guests talk further about their work, covering everything from wildlife and sports, fine art nudes, to panoramic and street photography. Photographers speaking at Fotospeed Presents include Mike Birbeck, Andy Beel and Bob Ryan, Colin Westgate, Chrissie Westgate, Tom Mason, Anne Sutcliffe, Derek Doar, Tony Dudley and Joe Cornish.

Fotospeed have announced Foto Fest 2016, a free festival taking place on 3-4 September 2016 at The Pound Art Centre, Corsham, Wiltshire. Billed as "a celebration of photography and printing," Foto Fest 2016 features events for photographers of all backgrounds and interests. Entry to Foto Fest 2016 is free but for an additional £25...

X-Rite at Photokina

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories, Events
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XP Distribution, the specialist distributor for X-Rite’s range of colour management products aimed at photographers and filmmakers, has announced its attendance at Photokina 2016. X-Rite will return to Hall 4.1, Stand J029 from 20th to 25th September, to demonstrate solutions for achieving accurate colour in both photo and filmmaking workflows. The company's experts will be on hand throughout the event to offer visitors colour workflow advice on everything from capturing to viewing colour, all the way through edit and print. In addition, X-Rite will be showcasing their full range of colour management products including ColorChecker Passport Photo, ColorChecker Classic and ColorChecker Video; ColorMunki Photo, ColorMunki Smile and ColorMunki Display, as well as i1Display Pro. As part of the 40th anniversary celebration of the ColorChecker Classic, visitors to the X-Rite stand can enter a giveaway to win a five-day, all-inclusive workshop with Frank Doorhof in the Netherlands, worth approximately £5,000.

XP Distribution, the specialist distributor for X-Rite’s range of colour management products aimed at photographers and filmmakers, has announced its attendance at Photokina 2016. X-Rite will return to Hall 4.1, Stand J029 from 20th to 25th September, to demonstrate solutions for achieving accurate colour in both photo and filmmaking workflows....

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Matt Stuart: All That Life Can Afford

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Books, Events
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“All that Life can Afford” is a new solo show featuring the photography of street photographer Matt Stuart. Hosted by East London's theprintspace gallery, the free-to-attend “All that Life can Afford” exhibition features images selected from Stuart’s extensive archive of photos, captured during the 20 years he’s been shooting in the genre. His pictures are full of clever juxtapositions of comedy, wit, and masterfully timed moments, cutting through the urban noise, ebbs and flows of human traffic to reveal witty, tender, magical moments which are gone as quickly as they appeared. The exhibition, which runs from 19th – 26th August, is accompanied by Matt’s first book : All That Life Can Afford (£30), published February 2016 by the Plague Press.

“All that Life can Afford” is a new solo show featuring the photography of street photographer Matt Stuart. Hosted by East London's theprintspace gallery, the free-to-attend “All that Life can Afford” exhibition features images selected from Stuart’s extensive archive of photos,...

Friday, August 5, 2016

Canon Professional Services at the Olympics

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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Canon’s team of over 70technicians and support staff will be in Brazil for nearly a month to support professional photographers and broadcasters covering the Summer Olympics. “Canon is proud to offer professional photographers and broadcasters high quality image-making solutions that are thoughtfully designed and versatile so that they can capture sharp, clear, detailed images and video,” said Elizabeth Pratt, director, Professional Client Development and Support, Canon U.S.A. “Knowing that iconic images will be captured, seen and shared by people around the world really drives Canon to provide professionals with not only high quality equipment but the customer support they need to help ensure they never miss a beat if anything happens to their equipment.”

Canon’s team of over 70technicians and support staff will be in Brazil for nearly a month to support professional photographers and broadcasters covering the Summer Olympics. “Canon is proud to offer professional photographers and broadcasters high quality image-making solutions that are thoughtfully designed and versatile so that...

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Magnum Photos EXILE Exhibition and Free Portfolio Reviews at Visa Pour L’Image

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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The exhibition 'Exile,' at Visa Pour L’Image Perpignan (29 August - 2 September 2016), will bring together work of 22 Magnum Photographers to present a visual representation of nearly 70 years of international migration and displacement. Providing a historic context to the current migration crisis in Europe, Exile will include images of civilians returning home following World War II by Robert Capa; Philip Jones Griffiths’ Vietnamese woman fleeing a US bomb attack; and John Vink’s documentation of the displaced in South Sudan. Presenting coverage of conflicts ranging from the Six Day War, Iraq, Rwanda and the Arab Spring the exhibition also includes work by Abbas, Bruno Barbey, Chris Steele-Perkins, Thomas Dworzak, Alex Majoli, Susan Meiselas, Paulo Pellegrin and Jerome Sessini amongst others. Alongside the exhibition, Magnum Photos and Canon are organising First Impressions, a free 5-day portfolio review event at Visa Pour L’Image for photographers wishing to gain an insightful and honest critique of their work.

The exhibition 'Exile,' at Visa Pour L’Image Perpignan (29 August - 2 September 2016), will bring together work of 22 Magnum Photographers to present a visual representation of nearly 70 years of international migration and displacement. Providing a historic context to the current migration crisis in Europe, Exile will include images of civilians...

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

51st Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the National Museum of Scotland

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on tour from the Natural History Museum in London, will open at the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 16 September 2016. Launching in 1965 and attracting 361 entries, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition receives almost 50,000 entries from 95 countries every year. The 100 award-winning images from the fifty-first competition have embarked on an international tour allowing them to be seen by millions of people across six continents. The National Museum of Scotland will be the only Scottish venue for the exhibition, which runs to19 February 2017. Admission is free.

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on tour from the Natural History Museum in London, will open at the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 16 September 2016. Launching in 1965 and attracting 361 entries, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition receives almost 50,000 entries from 95 countries every year. The 100 award-winning images from...

Friday, July 22, 2016

Leica at Photokina 2016

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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Leica has announced that its presence this year at photokina 2016 in Cologne will be focused on professional photography and the needs of professional users. At the Leica stand in Hall 2.1, which has been completely redesigned, visitors to the show will be able to find information and comprehensive advice on a broad spectrum of Leica professional tools and services. In addition to the Leica S medium-format system, the focus at the show will be on the mirrorless Leica SL-System, the Leica M rangefinder system and the company’s world-renowned precision lenses. As ‘Official Photography Partner of photokina 2016’, Leica Camera AG will also be staging a unique exhibition in Hall 1. The exhibition will display 15 series of photos with a total of approximately 400 pictures by Alex Webb, Ara Güler, Bruce Gilden, Ellen von Unwerth, York Hovest, Jacob de Boer, Per-Anders Pettersson, Patrick Zachman, Jens Umbach, Roger Ballen, Helge Kirchberger, Christian Steinwender, Fred Mortagne, Kurt Hutton and the two winners of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2015, JH Engström and Wiktoria Wojciechowska. The Leica Gallery in Hall 1 will be open to visitors every day from 10am to 6pm.

Leica has announced that its presence this year at photokina 2016 in Cologne will be focused on professional photography and the needs of professional users. At the Leica stand in Hall 2.1, which has been completely redesigned, visitors to the show will be able to find information and comprehensive advice on a...

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Robert White’s Camera Collection to Go Under Hammer

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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A treasure trove of photographic memorabilia from brands including Leica and Nikon, will be offered as part of the Robert White Collection Sale, taking place at Bonhams on 19 September 2016. Jon Baddeley, Bonhams Global Director of Collectors’ Sales, said: “As one would expect from a man who made cameras and photography his life’s work, the pieces collected by Robert White are rare, of immense quality, and are of historical significance. From the Leicavit MP, no. 294 – which is in completely original condition to how it was made some 50 years ago – to a Leica III that comes complete with a very large wooden dummy model for shop displays in the early 1930s. Robert certainly had an eye for quality.” Further lots featured in the sale include a black Leica M2 with matching lens, estimated at £5,000-6,000; a black M3 no.993634, estimated at £1,800-2,200, and various modern Leica M anniversary cameras with matching lenses. The sale is set to raise more than £2 million for charity.

A treasure trove of photographic memorabilia from brands including Leica and Nikon, will be offered as part of the Robert White Collection Sale, taking place at Bonhams on 19 September 2016. Jon Baddeley, Bonhams Global Director of Collectors’ Sales, said: “As one would expect from a man who made cameras...

Friday, July 15, 2016

Impossible Instant Nights

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events, Film
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‘Impossible Instant Nights’ is a monthly event dedicated to all things instant photography, hosted at London gallery and members club Lights of Soho (35 Brewer Street, W1F 0RX). “These evenings provide an open inclusive forum for anyone with an interest in instant photography to share ideas and inspiration, while learning from experts in the field,” said Oskar Smolokowski, Impossible’s CEO. “We’re planning talks and workshops covering all aspects of the art form, based on a series of ever-changing themes.” The first event in the series takes place on Thursday, July 21st, with a talk by photographer Ray Liu. Ray will talk about how he created a series of stunning light trail shots when he took his Impossible I-1 instant film camera to the streets of London at night. Do note that places are limited, and advance registration is required.

‘Impossible Instant Nights’ is a monthly event dedicated to all things instant photography, hosted at London gallery and members club Lights of Soho (35 Brewer Street, W1F 0RX). “These evenings provide an open inclusive forum for anyone with an interest in instant photography to share ideas and...

Monday, July 11, 2016

Final Speaker Line-Up Revealed For Digital Splash 2016

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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A diverse speaker line-up for this year’s Digital Splash event - a photography show which takes place in the Liverpool Echo Arena on the 15th and 16th October – has been unveiled. Attendees will be able to listen to several presentations delivered by acclaimed photographers Jonathan Critchley, Michael Freeman, Faye and Trevor Yerbury, Tim Wallace and husband and wife wildlife team Ann and Steve Toon. In addition to the workshops and seminars from these top pro photographers; the weekend-long event will also include live shoots & demonstrations, photo-walks and inspiring exhibitions. Visitors will also be able to see all of the major photographic brands under one roof including Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Olympus, Fujifilm, Pentax & Ricoh, Sony, Sigma, Tamron, Lowepro, Manfrotto and more, with their teams of experts on hand. Those registering in advance on the Digital Splash website will be able to enter Digital Splash 2016 free of charge, and will also be sent a 25% discount code to use against any talk and workshop bookings.

A diverse speaker line-up for this year’s Digital Splash event - a photography show which takes place in the Liverpool Echo Arena on the 15th and 16th October – has been unveiled. Attendees will be able to listen to several presentations delivered by acclaimed photographers Jonathan Critchley, Michael...

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Diane Arbus: In the beginning

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Books, Events, Photographers
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As part of the inaugural season at The Met Breuer, the exhibition diane arbus: in the beginning will open on 12th July, featuring more than 100 photographs from one of the most influential and provocative artists of the 20th century. This landmark exhibition will highlight never-before-seen early work of Diane Arbus, focusing on the first seven years of her career, from 1956 to 1962, the period in which she developed the idiosyncratic style and approach for which she has been recognized, praised, criticised and copied the world over. "It is a rare privilege to present an exhibition this revelatory, on an artist of Arbus's stature. More than two-thirds of these works have never before been exhibited or published," said Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "We sincerely thank the Estate of Diane Arbus for entrusting us to show an unknown aspect of this remarkable artist's legacy with the camera." The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue which includes two essays: "in the beginning" by Jeff L. Rosenheim and "notes from the archive" by Karan Rinaldo, Senior Research Assistant. The book is published by The Met and distributed by Yale University Press (hardcover; $50).

As part of the inaugural season at The Met Breuer, the exhibition diane arbus: in the beginning will open on 12th July, featuring more than 100 photographs from one of the most influential and provocative artists of the 20th century. This landmark exhibition will highlight never-before-seen early work of...

Monday, July 4, 2016

London Photo Show 2016

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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The 36exp Photographers' School has announced the 2016 London Photo Show; a 5-day long exhibition in which photographers from all walks of life have the opportunity to display their work at the 5th Base Gallery in East London. The event, which will run from September 28th and October 2nd 2016, will present amateur and professional photographers a chance to display and sell their prints, enter competitions and network with industry contacts. Event organiser Andrew Mason commented: “With the London Photo Show, we wanted to give those people the chance to experience the buzz of presenting their work in a central London gallery, and allow them to get their work seen – for some this could even be the start of a whole new career, helping to turn a passion into a profession. For others, it’s a chance to gain valuable feedback, and to mingle with like-minded people.” Exhibition space is available from £55 - £155.

The 36exp Photographers' School has announced the 2016 London Photo Show; a 5-day long exhibition in which photographers from all walks of life have the opportunity to display their work at the 5th Base Gallery in East London. The event, which will run from September 28th and October 2nd 2016, will present...

X-Rite Announce Their Debut Attendance at IBC

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories, Events
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XP Distribution, the specialist distributor for X-Rite’s range of colour management products, has announced their debut attendance at IBC 2016, the premier annual event for filmmaking professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content. At the show, X-Rite’s team of colour management experts will be on hand to explain the benefits of the ColorChecker Video range and monitor calibration, and the company will be teaming up with professional filmmakers to demonstrate how the products fit into their workflow. X-Rite will be on Stand LP8, in Hall 9 at IBC, RAI Amsterdam from 9-13 September 2016.

XP Distribution, the specialist distributor for X-Rite’s range of colour management products, has announced their debut attendance at IBC 2016, the premier annual event for filmmaking professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content. At the show, X-Rite’s team of colour management...