Category: Events

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

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events

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

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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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

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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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

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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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

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events
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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...