2 weeks until London Festival of Photography!

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Saturday, 19 May 2012 01:24

Opening this week at the London Festival of Photography

LET THIS BE A SIGN - SIMON ROBERTS

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Dates: 25 May to 01 July 2012 
Venue: Swiss Cottage Gallery 
Address: Swiss Cottage Central Library, 88 Avenue Road, London, NW3 3HA 
Disabled Access: This event has wheelchair access 
Map: View 
Opening Times: Mon–Thur: 10am-8pm, Fri: 10am-5pm, Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 11am-4pm. Closed bank holiday 4-5 June. 
Price: FREE

New work from Simon Roberts looking at the economic, political and social effects of the recent UK recession. Alongside the exhibition, a participatory space will be set up where visitors will be invited to share their thoughts and experiences.

See the full festival schedule!
http://www.lfph.org/diary

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Photo Metadata Conference London 2012

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Thursday, 17 May 2012 17:46

Sixth international

Photo Metadata Conference

"Not just searching: 
Finding is the key 
to effective business
"

Thursday, 17 May 2012

9:30 to 16:30 hrs 
London (United Kingdom)

If you aren't at the conference by now, you've missed it. But don't worry. You can catch up on the action by viewing this twitter search link: phmdc12(Thanks to David Riecks of Controlled Vocabulary, #davidriecks, for the link.)

Metadata has become enormously important in all the digital arts and will continue to be a valuable tool for editing, tracking, describing and attributing information and authorship to creators. Its importance for the growing orphan works problem cannot be overstated.

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3 Weeks until London Festival of Photography!

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Friday, 11 May 2012 11:32

LFPH_2012_LogoIn June 2012, London's most celebrated venues (Museum of London, British Library, British Museum, Tate Modern, the V&A and more...) will play host to a world-class, city-wide celebration of photography as the London Festival of Photography returns for its second year.

The festival opens to the public on 1 June 2012 (many exhibitions are open during the Queen's Diamond Jubilee bank holiday weekend 2, 3, 4 & 5 June). Press events and private views will take place on 31 May 2012. If you'd like to receive exclusive updates and advance tickets to festival events and invites to private views, please consider becoming a Best Friend or Industry Friend.

View the Festival programme here!

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Sony World Photography Awards 2012 L’Iris d’Or

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Tuesday, 01 May 2012 21:25

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Sony World Photography Awards 2012

L’Iris d’Or and winners announced

American photographer Mitch Dobrowner wins the prestigious L’Iris d’Or

Tobias Bräuning from Germany announced as overall Open winner

William Klein receives the Outstanding Contribution to Photography Award

Asef Ali Mohammad from Middlesex University, UK, wins Student Focus Award

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American photographer Mitch Dobrowner has tonight, Thursday 26 April, been announced as this year's winner of the coveted L'Iris d'Or - the 2012 Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of the Year.

Dobrowner was presented with the award during the Sony World Photography Awards Gala ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in London's Park Lane for his extraordinary series of images, Storms. This is the second year in which the awards have been held in London having previously been held at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. Over 112,000 images were entered into the 2012 competition from 171 countries – the largest number of entries to date.

Dobrowner said at the awards, 'In landscape photography, there is one moment that will never be the same again. I want my images to do the speaking. That's what photography is all about'.

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Monday, 16 April 2012 16:58

Colin Jones/On Ballet at Lucy Bell Gallery

A new exhibition by Professor Colin Jones at Lucy Bell Gallery opens 28th April 2012.

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