Eamonn McCabe to Speak at TPOTY Festival

October 10, 2011 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events | 0 Comments |
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Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) has announced that photographer and former Guardian Picture Editor Eamonn McCabe has joined the list of speakers for the TPOTY Festival and will be speaking on October 16th, the final day of the festival. The TPOTY Festival opened on September 25th with Exploring Photography & Travel Day, and continued with Wild Day (October 2nd). At each event the audience has a range of lectures and panel discussions to choose from, allowing them to really immerse themselves in photography in the historic atmosphere of the Royal Geographical Society. Eamonn will be speaking at People & Cultures Day. Tickets cost £55, or £40 for students and RGS members. For further information, visit the website below.

Website: TPOTY

TPOTY Press Release

Eamonn McCabe to speak at TPOTY Festival

Multi award-winning photographer and former Guardian Picture Editor Eamonn McCabe has joined the list of speakers for the Travel Photographer of the Year Festival at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) in London. He’ll be speaking at People & Cultures Day, the final day of the Festival (Sunday October 16th).

Eamonn will be joined by Steve Bloom, the cultural and wildlife photographer who began his career documenting his native South Africa during the apartheid years, Dale Templar, series producer for BBC’s Human Planet series, and Mary Robert, Professor of Lens Media and Chair of the Department of Arts & Sciences at Richmond, the American International University in London. The writer Alexander Maitland will look back at the travels of Wilfred Thesiger and Freya Stark, and Dr James Ryan will explore the work of John Thomson, the early photographic pioneer. TPOTY founder Chris Coe will talk about light, composition and creativity in photography, Colin Finlay and the landscape photographer (and fellow Travel Photographer of the Year awards judge) Nick Meers will cast a critical eye over some award-winning images, and there will be a photographers’ question time panel.

Tickets cost £55, or £40 for students and RGS members. Further information and tickets are available from http://www.tpoty.com.

The TPOTY Festival has brought a host of leading photographers to the RGS. It opened on September 25th with Exploring Photography & Travel Day, and continued with Wild Day (October 2nd). At each event the audience has a range of lectures and panel discussions to choose from, allowing them to really immerse themselves in photography in the historic atmosphere of the RGS.


Photo: Eamonn McCabe



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