British Journal of Photography Arranges Portrait of Britain

British Journal of Photography has organized an exhibition like never before.

The name of the exhibition is Portrait of Britain. Presently, utilizing the technology, these photographs are made available on the digital medium of JCDecaux. The exhibition showcases the works of esteemed photographers from all over the country. All the pictures are meaningful and reflect its corresponding theme to a mentionable extent. There is also the provision of buying the photographs as a limited amount of photographs are kept for sale so that whenever required viewers can take home their chosen ones.

Simon Bainbridge, the editorial director of British Journal of Photography, shares that the authority believes that this exhibition can truly touch the hearts of people with its extraordinary subject matter and supreme quality of the photographs. This entire exhibition is a celebration of the British heritage. All the pictures are aesthetically taken to represent the real British culture. The portraits say we arent easily categorized by class or race or age or region, expresses Bainbridge. According to him, people should not be judged by their race. This is what photography is all about as it rightly executes an individual just the way they should be.

University of Arizona’s Curator photography center resigns

Chief curator of the University of Arizona’s Center for Creative Photography Joshua Chuang has resigned after less than 2 years on the job.

He became a part of the CCP in January 2014, coming from Yale University Art Gallery. There he worked as associate curator of photography as well as digital media.
Chuang, who is in Europe and was not able to be arrived at, paced a spot that had been empty since the year 2009, when Britt Salvesen, who worked as both director and chief curator, stepped down from his position. University of Arizona’s spokesman Chris Sigurdson said that they have no plans as of now to look for his successor.
Meanwhile, David Steen, who is considered one of the top Fleet Street photographers of his generation, has passed away, aged 79. His archive accounts a who’s who of ethnical wizards from the 60s. He stated his career, when he was just fifteen year old, with Picture Post working with Bert Hardy as his assistant.

Stockwood Discovery Centre wildlife exhibit

British Wildlife Photography Awards exhibition is all set to make a comeback to the Stockwood Discovery Centre. The event celebrates both the work of professional as well as amateur photographers along with the diversity and beauty of the British wildlife.

Stockwood Discovery Centre

Winning snapshots are selected from hundreds and hundreds of entries in 16 different categories including a film category for Wildlife in HD Video as well as 3 junior categories to boost young people to associate with nature via photography.

Mark Carwadine, a writer, photographer, zoologist, as well as a broadcaster, and J Campbell a philianthopist, both stated that the British Wildlife Photography Awards has become one of the highly anticipated programs in the wildlife photography calendar. The bar in wildlife photography has already been lifted to unthinkably high levels of innovation, artistic vision and sophistication, yet the standard somehow goes on to get better and better.

He added that this newest set of photographs is really a testament to the sheer level of interest in wildlife in the United Kingdom and, more than that, the remarkable skills of their wildlife photographers. These aren’t just wedding photgraphers on days out, but real experts in capturing animals in their natural habitats.

The overall winning image was by photographer Barrie Williams. His snapshot of Gannets on a cliff edge was named On the Edge is. The official website of British Wildlife Photography Awards carries all the winning photographs, winning videos as well as a huge selection of great works by both pro and amateur photographers.

Tzortzinis named 2015 wire photographer of the year

Photographer Angelos Tzortzinis, who works for AFP, was named Time magazines Wire Photographer of the year 2015 for his snapshots recording refugee crisis in Greece and the economic crisis of the country. The twenty-seven year old photographer from Greece was honored for his heartfelt work recording his country’s reaction to two unprecedented crises.

This is the 4th time since the year 2010 that an AFP photographer has been honored with the title. Tzortzinis starts his career as an independent photographer and then in 2007 he joined AFP as a stringer. In the past, he has also worked for publications like New York Times. His snapshots have also been published in Newsweek, Time as well as several other publications.

Along with his work in Greece, Tzortzinis has also covered news in many nations in Ukraine as well as the Middle East. His work has been showcased at the Visa Pour l’Image festivals in France in 2012 and 2013 as well as the Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism in Germany.

His recent photography had been the center of different crises facing his own country, from street violence to mass migrants’ arrivals. His photography also deals with sport, politics as well as Greek people’s daily life.

Speaking to the Employee benefit scheme Manchester, he said that he is more focused on Greece as he is a part of it. He is not just a visitor there. He lives inside the problem and he feels it daily. He is really very confused and troubled by the whole thing. Therefore, he try to look at answers to the questions he has through his photos.

Arcata shutterbug gets Outdoor California Magazines top award

The interaction among 3 elegant terns as well as an intruding Heermanns gull has gave Leslie Scopes Anderson, Arcata photographer, the honor of grand prize winner for California Wildlife Photograph of the Year 2014 contest.

Back in January, Charlton H. Bonham, the California Department ofFish and Wildlife Director, chosen the dynamic photograph, clicked at Golden Gate National Recreation Area, from a band of 5 finalists. The yearlong competition is sponsored by the the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, Outdoor California magazine and California Watchable Wildlife Inc.

According to reports, Bonham said that the sharpness and colors of this snap are outstanding. But, it is the interaction between the gull and the terns which stays in your mind. Pictures do tell a thousand words, and even if it is only in our imagination, this gives them a peek into wildlife interactionsthe establishing of natures pecking order.
On 16th March, Mike McGuire, the California Senator, will recognize Leslie on the floor of the Senate for her winning snapshot. Mike represents Second Senate DistrictNorth Coast/North Bay region that includes Leslies hometown.

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Louisville photo exhibit honors a ‘hero’

Hal Gould’s influence on photography days in Colorado goes back a few decades, and it goes on to wield itself in a brand new exhibit in downtown Louisville which includes work by masters like Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Jerry Uelsmann and Philippe Halsman.

The exhibit called “The Long Road: A Photographic Journey,” is on showcase at the Dona Laurita Gallery as part of Month of Photography through 26th April. This is a commemorative retrospective that honors Gould’s legacy and work. Adams’ works and other authoritative artists are from Hal’s collection. Snapshots by Gould, who turned ninety five back in February, and several Colorado artists with connections to him, including Jude Sanchez, Dona Laurita and Loretta Young-Gautier also are in the show.

The gallery owner Laurita said that this is really a treasure. Gould’s career was subservient in promoting photography to fine art position in Colorado. In 1979, he started the Camera Obscura Gallery, and it became a important venue nationally for photography. It was placed within sight of Denver Art Museum that dismissed photography for many years. It was as if the photo gallery was ragging the museum to give photography its due.

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