Monthly Archives: February 2011
The festival takes place over 10 days (7-17 July) with a diverse programme of exhibitions, events, talks, walks and workshops. The schedule is on the website and includes the first UK exhibition of Vivian Maier.
The International Street Photography Award is open to all photographers, anywhere in the world. The winner will receive £1,000 plus an all-expenses paid trip to the festival’s opening night in London – a fantastic opportunity for any photographer to take advantage of the festival’s activities, network and to promote their work.
Deadline: 31 March
Students from across the UK are invited to enter the Student Street Photography Award, with six finalists selected to take part in a group show at Orange Dot Gallery in London during the festival in July. They will also receive a one-day workshop with celebrated street photographer, Nils Jorgensen and sessions with a festival mentor to assist them in putting together the exhibition. An overall winner will be voted for by the public and receive an Olympus PEN camera.
Deadline: 28 Feb
The photographer Rufus Müller took an iconic photograph of the German chancellor Helmut Kohl back in the ’70s. Recently, the photographer Daniel Biskup took another photo of Kohl in the same pose, but with different camera angle and slightly different lighting. Now Rufus Müller’s lawyers are suing Biskup. You can read the full story on sueddeutsche.de (German only).