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As a board member of PhotoAlliance, I get to see the inner workings of the organization and also am privy to upcoming events before they are announced. I’m going to let you in on some of this exciting news here, but first off, PhotoAlliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the understanding, appreciation and creation of contemporary photography. The group is comprised of artists, students, professionals, amateurs, enthusiasts, and collectors. Their goal is to foster (…)
In the Spotlight:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Start Date: 2015-09-19 | End Date: 2016-02-21
Experience Dave Heath’s bittersweet vision of modern life in his powerful photographs of loss and hope. From a crowd gathered in Central Park to solitary figures lost in thought, Dave Heath’s images conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints, handmade book maquettes, his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude, and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive (…)
Best Of All About Photo:
Featured Photography Book:
By Martin Schoeller
Long a source of fascination, twins have often been a theme of myth and legend. The founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus is one of the many instances that spring to mind. Even when separated at birth, twins usually have uncannily similar tastes, habits and life experiences. In this landmark photographic study, Martin Schoeller uses his distinctive close-up portrait style to examine 40 sets of (…)
Courtesy Christine Armbruster
Courtesy Katharine Cooper
Katharine Cooper, born 1978 in Grahamstown, in South Africa's Eastern Cape, moved at a young age to Zimbabwe, where she completed her schooling. In 1998, she moved to the United Kingdom to pursue her studies in photography, before finally landing at the Arles national school of photography, from which she graduated with honours in 2004, notably for her film "Family Archive". Katharine worked as in-house printer to photographer Lucien Clergue, in his Arles-based atelier, from 2004 up until his death in 2014. Her work has been exhibited in various collective shows, and bought by art-collectors from around the world. Katharine Cooper regularly teaches workshops in the Arles region, whose Camargue landscapes and strong winds remind her of her homeland. In 2012 Katharine Cooper received the (…)
Selected Photo Contests:
Dates: Close on March 24, 2016
Hosted by: ViewBug
Entry Fee: Free for Premium and Pro members
Here at ViewBug we love our amazing planet. In order to minimize our impact we’re proud to present the Earth First contest series, which awards top-end gear that was lovingly used by another creative individual. Providing high-quality, pre-owned prizes puts less strain on the planet, and allows us to offer even bigger prizes. Classic win win!
Grand Jury Winner: Canon 20D DSLR Camera
People's Choice: Professional Monopod
Amateur Winner: Professional Monopod
Dates: Close on November 30, 2015
Eligibility: The contest is addressed to professional and amateur artists, graphic designers, painters, photographers, etc... from all over the world.
Entry Fee: 35 euros
Prize: Artist in Residence
The contest is aimed at promoting the artists participating in it, giving them the opportunity to become involved effectively in the market of art and decoration. Malamegi has been active in the field of decoration, art and furniture for years. In view of the inclusion in its collections of new lines and designs suited to the current market, Malamegi announces the A+D+G’16 (Art+Design+Graphics) contest. Images of the works of the winning artists will be used by Malamegi to produce 4 new collections. Each collection will consist of images of the works of three winning artists.
Theme dedicated to warm sensations and summer. Tropical and bright colours. Images that are able to evoke the beauty of things or distant places where everything is vivid and flowery...
Win: Awards for each winning artist consist of a stay in an artist residence at Malamegi company and a collaboration agreement with the same company.
Dates: October 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016
Entry Fee: $30 for 3 images
Prize: Cash Prize
Our first ever All About Photo Awards invites photographers from around the world to unfold their visual emotions. In reference to Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photo essay, The Mind’s Eye outlines depth and thoughts behind each image.
Winners will receive $20,000 in cash awards, extensive press coverage and global recognition.
The grand prize is $10,000, the 2nd prize is $5,000, the 3rd prize is $2,500, the 4th prize is $1,500 and the 5th prize is $1000!
All winners will have their work showcased at Jules Maeght Gallery in San Francisco in May 2016.
A selection of entrants of particular merit will also be invited to display their work in the Winners Gallery of www.all-about-photo.com.
Members of the jury are: Julia Fullerton-Batten, Frank Horvat. Ann Jastrab, Ed Kashi, Jules Maeght, Klavdij Sluban, Keiichi Tahara, Cara Weston, Sandrine Hermand-Grisel.