Posts Tagged: photography

Oct 16

A Big Day Ahead of Rachael Smith as Exhibition Date Arrives

Rachael Smith, a photo enthusiast by nature, is soon going to arrange her very own photography exhibition.

With a constant support from her husband, she is waiting for the upcoming big day. A resident of Palmerston North, Rachael has been taking pictures for a long time but as far as showcasing them in an exhibition is concerned, it is going to be her first time. The exhibition is going to take place at Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts Gallery.

In the exhibition she will showcase her photographs based on the place Manawatu as she is willing to bring out the scenic beauty of the place. Around twenty-five prints will be showcased, and the collection is named as Heart Standing Still. She finds the place very much appealing so she has chosen that location for her main theme of the landscape photography.
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Aug 16

2015 Independent Photography Festival in London

For the 4th year in a row, the 2015 Independent Photography Festival has assembled a group of fresh photographers to take a deep glance at what’s going on on indie photography scene at this point of time.

This year is the inaugural global edition of this Australia-based festival with events taking place in New York, Los Angeles, Melbourne at the beginning of this month, and at the present eleven-day showcase in London, United Kingdom.
This is an initiative that London, which is indulging into more and more into photography, has been calling out for: an opportunity to see new snaps hung on walls, instead of just posted online, participate in photo-based workshops, as well as get a feel for what other issuing creative things are coming up with in the city at this point of time.
Hard Workers Club co-founder Joe Miranda said that previous year, they reached a place wherein they had presented 3 years of programs and it sort of became its own ceiling—they were making great work with amazing artists and producers and creators, but outside support was not there it required to be to give them the resources they felt they should have access to.
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Mar 16

Photographers’ ‘Flash Mob’ in a wedding

In a marriage reception back in 2013’s September, photographer Tammy Bryan as well as the couple decided to have a bit of fun with the invitees by arranging a flash mob. Bryan, the organizer of Greater Cincinnati Photographers Club, and she asked hundred of the group’s photographers to serve brighten up the first dance.

Flash Mob

As the couple started their first dance, a stream of photographers started to trickle in, including Cheshire Wedding Photographer Tim Hensel, and each one sporting a black “Event Photographer” shirt as well as carrying a camera and flash. As the music wound down, the photographers turned into a dazzling light show for the attendees. Bryan was ecstatic after that and he wrote that they successfully pulled it off. But everything did not go according to plan. She told that her bride has a wardrobe malfunction at just the wrong time with hundred photographers there to forever capture the moment.

Speaking about photography, it must be stated that Fujifilm really has an interesting sense of humor. At their major press conference today, Jenny B Campbell, the company Vice President, made an unusual controversy for the profits of its pro mirrorless cameras over regular DSLRs. He said that if you have a new mirrorless camera, you will be able to carry two cans of beer as DSLR cameras take a lot of space in the bag. At the event, they even presented a slide show of their thought.

Jun 15

Japanese Temples banning photography for rude and disrespectful tourists

Any traveler or travel photographer will tell how important it is to respect the places that you are going.

It applies as much for natural surroundings as it applies for sacred manmade places, and it is the latter of these which are having to prohibit photography because of disrespectful tourist photographers who do not abide by this fundamental rule.

As per Naver Matome and Kyoto Hotel Search, Buddhist temples located in Kyoto are prohibiting photography because of the way travelers are acting at the temple premises. All these beautiful manmade locations beg to be photographed. Tourists are not just bothering those who are visiting the temples on pilgrimage, some are even going as far as blocking the pathways with huge tripods and taking stroll through gardens which are off-limits to receive unique perspectives. Continue reading →

Apr 15

Wildlife Photographer of the Year to stop at Plymouth

An international exhibit of the best in nature photography is all set to feature at the Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery from March 28 to May 30. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest, launched in the year 1965, is now in its fiftieth year and has got 42000 entries from ninety six different nations.

100 winning photos from the most recent contest have been showcased at the Natural History Museum, London, since late 2014 as well as Plymouth has been selected as one of 10 British places to arrange the exhibit on it their world tour. Peter Smith, the Deputy Council Leader, told that they are very happy to be included on the tour and hope people would make the most of this scope to see some of the world’s best wildlife photography while it is on display in Plymouth.

Mark Tosdevin, Museums manager, said that the Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is the leading event of its kind for nature photographers and it is really grown in stature over the years. The resulting exhibit attracts millions and millions of visitors throughout the world and offers inspiring images which highlight the diversity and variety of the natural world. Continue reading →

Mar 15

Cumberland Falls set to play host to photography event

The officials of the Cumberland Falls State Resort Park are poking out nature photography lovers with a weekend of events next month. The Nature Photography Weekend at this Kentucky park will go from 24th to 26th April.

The events would include a twenty-four hour digital contest. The photographers who have all skills and levels could select helpful suggestions from the guest speakers. Also, there will be classes for accomplished and amateur photographers. The changes will be US$ 40 each person.

This year, the speaker will include Daniel Dempster and Kendall Chiles. Kendall is University of Tennessee and the Smoky Mountain Field School’s photography instructor. Daniel has conducted workshops and also guided photography tours all across the country. He is well known for all his photographs of lighthouses and horse races. According to the Park officials, a registration is needed and seat is limited to hundred participants.

Meanwhile, the shortlisted candidates for the 8th Sony World Photography Awards were declared previous month, exhibiting the best in World photography by pros as well as youths and everyone. Continue reading →

Dec 14

Entries asked for wildlife photography contest

Three of the Wildlife Trusts in the region have collaborated with the Natural History Society of Northumbria as well as Great North Museum to start the North East Wildlife Photography Contest 2015. The contest that was also arranged by Alan Hewitt Photography, saw over one thousand two hundred entries previous year.

For the 3rd year in a row, Nestli that has worked with the Northumberland Wildlife Trust on imbedding of butterfly meadows at their factory in the Fawdon Newcastle is the primary sponsor, along with Simon King Wildlife as well as Opticron already coming ahead with an excerpt of prizes.

There are 6 contest categories, along with each category winner as well as runners-up getting a prize as well as an overall winner being picked out from one of them for the grand prize of #250. Along with this, there are 2 brand new categories – mobile nature – wildlife and plants snaps clicked with a tab or a mobile phone and Nature up close  snaps of insects, plants as well as other close up wildlife snaps.

There is free entry for every person, and open to all but photos should have been clicked in North-East. The last date for entries is Thursday, midnight, 9th May, 2015. The winners would be declared at an awards event on 7th July, 2015 at Great North Museum: Hancock in Newcastle with the winning snaps showcased in the museum before going on tour across the region.

Jan 14

Gallery showcases photography of the Venice carnival

There are no shortages of well known cities in Italy – and Trieste is one of the most intriguing cities, forged by hundreds of yesr colliding and different cultures  Italian, Balkan, Austrian etc. It was in the multicultural setting in which Donatella Davanzo was born. This is the same place that that probably shaped her interests in life.

Her very first experience with photography goes back to her childhood days. Recently in an interview, she told that she was a little girl when she got her very 1st camera, and she discovered a passion for photography. She was very shy, and after that photography became a remarkable way to express herself. Continue reading →