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iStockphoto is partnering with the World Photography Organisation (WPO) as a major sponsor of The London Festival & Sony World Photography Awards. With daily photo shoots, portfolio reviews by iStockphoto inspectors, and educational seminars and workshops, iStockphoto is helping the WPO bring the art and business of photography to the audience of festival-goers. In addition, iStockphoto will host the official awards after-party at Somerset House. From 2-6 May, an event called iStockalypse London will take place, featuring by-invitation-only street and studio workshops and one-to-one photo editing and review. Morning seminars will be followed by shooting assignments, where “iStockers” will head to the studio, or into the streets, to apply new learnings. Canon will also be in attendance to showcase equipment and run education sessions.
Istockphoto Press Release
The world’s largest community of photographers and designers descends on London for a fortnight of events, including World Photography Festival and London iStockalypse
London, UK: April 19, 2011 — From April 26 to May 6, London becomes a vibrant backdrop for iStockphoto photographers from around the world to practice their art en masse. iStockers will show off their talents at iStockphoto’s exclusive shooting event, the London iStockalypse, and the World Photography Festival, of which iStockphoto is a major sponsor and participant. Sharing experiences and expertise, iStockers will demonstrate the beauty and power of their six million-strong community.
Key events throughout the two weeks include:
April 26 – May 1, 2011: iStockphoto at the World Photography Festival, Somerset House
For the second year running, iStockphoto supports the World Photography Organisation (WPO) in its mission to showcase the very best of photojournalism, fine art and commercial photography through its annual World Photography Festival ( http://www.worldphoto.org/ ). With daily photo shoots, portfolio reviews by iStockphoto inspectors, and educational seminars and workshops, iStockphoto is helping the WPO bring the art and business of photography to the audience of festival-goers. After the festival awards show on Wednesday, 27 April, iStockphoto is honored to host the official awards after-party at Somerset House. The party is open to all with details found here: http://www.worldphoto.org/festivals-events/festival-tickets/awards/awardssony-world-photography-awards-2011-gala-ceremony/
May 2 - 6, 2011: iStockalypse London