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Results of the 27th edition of the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award
More than thirty war correspondents have gathered in Bayeux on October 9th and 10th to debate and award trophies in the following categories: photo, print, radio, television, grand format television, young reporter (photo) and video image. Three honorary awards have been attributed: the Regional prize for students and trainees of Normandy (television), the Public's Choice award (photo) and the Ouest-France - Jean Marin prize (print). Presided by Ed Vulliamy, the international jury of the 27th edition of the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for war correspondents has reached its verdict...
Craig Varjabedian: Found Horizons
Craig Varjabedian's photographs of the American West illuminate his profound connection with the region and its people. His finely detailed images shine with an authenticity that reveals the ties between identity, place, and the act of perceiving. For Varjabedian, photography is a receptive process driven by openness to the revelation each subject offers, rather than by the desire to manipulate form or to catalog detail. He achieves this vision by capturing and suspending on film those decisive moments in which the elements and the spirit of a moment come together
Phil Bergerson Retrospective in Search of Meaning
Phil Bergerson "In Search of Meaning" marks the Stephen Bulger Gallery's sixth solo exhibition of work by Canadian photographer Phil Bergerson (b. 1947, Toronto, Canada) and coincides with the release of his third monograph, A Retrospective, published by Daylight Books. The publication is a survey of Bergerson's illustrious 50-year career which began in the 1970s with his exploration of performance art, drawing, painting and printmaking, before embracing photography exclusively. His early imagery includes an investigation of vernacular photography by manipulating found family snapshots to imbue them with new meanings, and the creation of grid-based works presenting multiple images that comment on the excesses of consumer culture.
California Love: A Visual Mixtape
This amazing compendium of photographs celebrating the Golden State is truly a love letter to California. One hundred and ten photographers offer intriguing photographs and perspectives on our special sliver of the west coast. At a time of Covid, wildfires, earthquakes, and protest, there is comfort in our deep connectedness to place.
Best Modern Photographers of October 2020
What better way to improve your own work than to be inspired by others? I am absolutely convinced that discovering new portfolios on a regular basis helps educate your eye and have a better understanding of the possibilities that photography offers. Contemplating amazing images, in addition to being a pleasure, is a very good way to develop your "photographic eye", that little extra thing that will make your photos stand out. Each month we continue to discover incredible work from photographers that live and travel all around the world. Here is a selection of some incredible images of modern photographers for this month of October 2020 you can get some creative inspiration from.
The Stunning Winning Images of AAP Magazine 13 Shapes
We're delighted to reveal the names of the 25 talented photographers who won "AAP Magazine #13: Shapes"
Nor Dread, Nor Hope Attend by David Gulden
Photographer and environmentalist David Gulden's connection to the land and wildlife of Kenya began when he was 15 and traveled with his father on safari. This connection grew to advocacy, and the 66 black and white photographs collected in his second monograph, Nor Dread, Nor Hope Attend (Damiani, October 2020), reflect this commitment to relaying the truth of the impacts of declining habitats, while simultaneously showing the fierce beauty of both the animals of the African plains, and the expansive landscape itself.
Imagine: Reflections on Peace
Imagine: Reflections on Peace is a book, exhibition and short films conceived to encourage discourse and conversation around peace building and ending conflict. It is an initiative of The VII Foundation, which was established in 2001 to challenge complex social, economic, environmental and human rights issues through documentary non-fiction storytelling and education.
All About Photo is Pleased to Present Zaido
The winner of the Solo Exhibition for the month of October 2020 is Yukari Chikura with her project Zaido. Discover her project.
Tariq Zaidi: Sapeurs
British photographer Tariq Zaidi presents a fashion subculture of Kinshasa & Brazzaville: La Sape, Société des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Elégantes (Society of Ambiance-Makers & Elegant People). Its followers are known as "Sapeurs" ("Sapeuses" for women). Most have ordinary day jobs as taxi-drivers, tailors and gardeners, but as soon as they clock out they transform themselves into debonair dandies. Sashaying through the streets they are treated like rock stars - turning heads, bringing 'joie de vivre' to their communities and defying their circumstances.
The Isolation Diary by Gavin Smart
The Isolation Diary is a gentle meditation on mental health and the value of human companionship amid the COVID-19 crisis. The final project is presented in the form of a visual diary, combining photography and text as if the viewer were reading a very intimate, private journal.

Returning in March from a six-month commission in London to isolate with my girlfriend Rosie, I faced almost no employment or income, and like many across the country, this crisis hit hard, causing feelings of worry, fear, isolation and loneliness.
Best Rising Photographers of September 2020
We continue to discover incredible work from photographers that live and travel all around the world. Here is a selection of some incredible images of rising photographers for this month of September 2020 you can get some creative inspiration from. We hope you enjoy this collection. Thank you for allowing us to discover so many incredible images each month through our different call for entries or spontaneous portfolio submissions.
Best Photo Contests of October 2020
Photography contests are a good way to show your work and of course to obtain the recognition every photographer is looking for. But photo contests are also a way to gain exposure and sometimes to win money. So what are the best photo contests worth entering this month of October? Check out our top 10!
Paolo Roversi - Studio Luce
The Municipality of Ravenna, the Department of Culture, and the MAR Museum of Art of Ravenna present the exhibition Paolo Roversi - Studio Luce, dedicated to the Ravenna photographer.
Irish Summers by Harry Gruyaert
Gallery FIFTY ONE is excited to announce its new show 'Irish Summers' by the renowned Belgian photographer Harry Gruyaert (1941). This exhibition brings together a selection of images the artist made on trips to Ireland over the period 1983-84. While some of these photographs are included in a number of Gruyaert's previous projects and books (e.g. 'Rivages'/'Edges'), this is the first time that they are presented as a series. An eponymous new FIFTY ONE Publication will be launched for the occasion of this exhibition.
27th Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for War Correspondents
Break indifference to conflicts. It's in this logic that the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for War Correspondents was created. For the past 27 years Bayeux, a place that exemplifies peace and freedom, has been paying tribute to those who prevent oppressors from acting undisturbed and with impunity. Every year the Town of Bayeux, the Department of Calvados, the Normandy Region and their partners join forces to hold a unique event dedicated to a unique profession. The job of war correspondents is essential and serves as a barometer for democracies, yet it is little known and can be subject to abuse.
Luka Khabelashvili
With artists around the world enduring difficult times, Open Doors Gallery and Setanta Books are proud to announce a new collaborative project looking to highlight the work of emerging and unpublished photographic artists from all over the world. This exciting new zine series will feature a new artist bi-monthly.
The following article will reference Beirut explosion and how this unfortunate turn of events elicited an analysis of the ethics behind photojournalism and documentary photography. I am primarily concerned in discussing how the notion of 'morality' plays a part in the practice of a photojournalist and documentary photographer. The boundaries between what can be considered 'good practice' and 'bad practice', summarising this article with an analysis of Richard Mosse's 'Enclave' series.'
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