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April’s #free #photocontest now open + other competitions collaborations & exhibitions #photography #London

  1. Our monthly competition is now open for entries and the theme is ‘black & white’.
  2. A few spaces left for our festival in May – deadline to submit is 9 April.
  3. Zoe’s Masterclass, making the leap from amateur to professional photographer.  Early bird tickets only £10 until 31 March.
  4. Enter our abstract photography competition, win cash prizes and an exhibition in London.
  5. Our free Retro Wall is for first time exhibitors – enter here.

 

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Congratulations to Leonardo Schenato Barroso winner of our monthly #photocontest reflections #photography

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ABOUT THE IMAGE:
This photograph was taken in the city of Curitiba, PR, Brazil. The image captured the instant when several urban artistic interventions were reflected on a rain puddle, along with some more elements. What really caught me on this image was, at first, the intense contrast between the outside – shown by the unfinished window cut and its reflect – and the inside, shown in the rest of the scene. I mean: to me, in this image, it really looks like reality became a picture on the wall. After I took it, other thing that called my attention was the difference between the real window, where we can see some buildings, and the reflected window, where we can see the sky. So, it’s a reflection, but it shows a different thing than what it reflects. Ain’t that peculiar? The letters “CWB”, in the title, refer to the IATA Code of Curitiba. The urban interventions registered on the photo were made by Artestenciva, Bruno Romã, Paula Ariana Calory (PAC) and other unidentified artists.
ABOUT ME:
Photography enthusiast born in Curitiba, PR, Brazil, currently living in Irati, PR, Brazil. Grandson of a classic style painter, gets interested in beautiful landscapes since the early years. Started studying the incredible art of photography in 2007, during the Journalism graduation, specially at the Photojournalism classes. Made an internship at the university`s photo lab. After college, diversified his knowledge with courses about different types of photos and started to take part at photographic trips around Brazil. Started photography expositions in 2016, when his picture “The Owl’s Sunrise in Guaratuba Beach” won a photographic competition organized by the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), and became the cover photo of the “Guaju” magazine, one of the university’s scientific publications.


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Call Out:What’s coming up? #exhibitions #Masterclass #Free entry! #photography #London

Want to get involved?  Here’s how!

  1. Back by popular demand – our Retro Wall.  This is a chance for first time exhibitors at our Festival to exhibit for free!  Enter here.
  2. You have two days and 10 hours to enter our monthly competition.  The theme is ‘reflections’.
  3. Tickets to Zoe Whishaw’s Masterclass are £10 until the end of March.  Zoe will be holding a class on how to make the leap to becoming a professional photographer.
  4. The deadline for our second Abstract/Fine Art Photography competition is 31 March – don’t miss out on a chance to win some cash and an exhibition in London.
  5. A few spaces left for our Festival in May – the theme is ‘your journey’ or ‘your travels’ – this image could be taken on your way to work, walking the dog, journeys across the globe or showing us journeys around your city.  Places can be booked on our website.

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Our #architecture #photography finalists can now be seen@Bridgelounge

You can now see the finalists and top three winning images in our recent architecture photography competition at The Bridge Lounge in Tooley Street, London SE1.    Please check their website for opening hours.  The exhibition will be in display for three months.


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What’s Coming Up at the London Photo Festival? #photography #London #exhibiting

  1. Vote in our Street Photography Competition.  Your vote can take up to 24 hours to register.
  2. Masterclass with Zoe Whishaw – find out whether you are ready to make the leap to becoming a professional photographer.  Early bird tickets are £10 until 31 March.
  3. We are now taking bookings for May’s Festival – be quick as spaces are selling fast!
  4. Enter our Abstract/Fine Art photography competition and win cash prizes & an exhibition in London.

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Made the final round of our #street #photography comp? Now open for the public vote! #London

Did you make the second stage of our street photography competition?  If you got through, your image is now available for the second stage of the public vote, so get your friends and family to start voting for you!    The top  20 images with the most public votes will be exhibited at the London Photo Festival 18-20 May and the top winners will be announced at the end of March. Quick – get voting!!

https://londonphotofestival.submittable.com/gallery/4a92b3e1-6609-4acb-a90d-62bc3bc153ff 

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We speak to Sabine von Breunig 1st runner up in our #architecture #photocontest #photography #London

I am a Berlin-based photographer.  From 2008 – 2011 I had the privilege to join the Masterclass of renown Professor Arno Fischer and in November 2012 my book ‘GEISTERSTADT’ (Ghost Town) was published by Edition Braus /Aufbau Verlag Berlin, which received a nomination of the German ‘Fotobruchpreis’ 2014.

In 2012/2013 I had the opportunity to photograph in the former Headquarters of the American Forces in Berlin Clayallee.

FINAL WALK HEADQUARTERS OF THE AMERICAN FORCES IN BERLIN 1945-1994

The headquarters of the American Forces in Berlin was one of the most important centres of the Cold War. Here, the most important decisions were made, Presidents were welcomed and negotiations with Diplomats took place – and the Luftbrücke was commanded. After nearly fifty years of residency, the USA handed the headquarters back to the Germans when the troups left Berlin in 1994. The main parts of the area have been lying idle since 1994. In 2011 the area was sold to an investor and transformed into luxury flats. Nearly nothing reminds of the presence of the Americans in Berlin.

 

I entered the competition because I think the London Photo Festival is the place to be right now and I am so very happy being 1st Runner Up of the architectural competition. Thanks to you all and especially to Johnny Kerr – I very much appreciate his comment on my work.