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FotoVisura Member Hannah Kozak named as Julia Margaret Cameron Award – 6th Edition for 1st Prize Documentary photo from Forgiveness and Compassion

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Posted: Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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The overall and category winners of the 6th edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award for photographers have been selected. Results of the 6th Edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award are hosted by the Worldwide Photography Gala Awards.

Jurors Julio Hardy and David G Hirsch selected the awarded artist from among 429 artists from 56 countries who submitted 4,428 images.…

FV-member Kai Löffelbein selected by the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund as 2014 grantee.

Posted: Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Kai Löffelbein is selected by the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund as 2014 grantee.

The 2014 Emergency Fund (EF) grantees were selected from a pool of 100 photographers nominated by 15 international photo editors, curators, and educators and represent a talented group of independent photographers who work internationally and within their home regions.…

MOPLA 2014: 20×20 LIVE

Posted: Monday, March 31st, 2014
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An official MOPLA Event
presented by Hub LA
powered by Pecha Kucha

Come join us as our photographic heroes share their sources of inspiration in the Pecha Kucha format. 20 slides x 20 seconds each. It’s power point meets poetry slam.

Featuring LIVE presentations by:
Chris Wray McCann
David Black
Frank Ockenfels III
Genevieve Dellinger
Gregg Segal
Jimmy Marble
Liz O.…

Five New Photographers Join VII Mentor Program

Posted: Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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VII is pleased to announce the next roster of photographers to join its lauded VII Mentor Program, an education initiative launched in 2008 to provide professional development for emerging photographers whom VII consider to be amongst the brightest new talents in the industry.

The photographers, who were chosen from 150 applicants, will each be mentored by a VII photographer for a period of two years, to build and develop necessary skills, expand his or her own professional practice, and help broaden their professional world, such as building relationships with editors, publishers and galleries.…

MOPLA 2014: Unsung Heroes of the American West #9 Presentation

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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The Society of Publication Designers and Studio 1342 present another fun-filled night of right-brain thinking on the left coast!

Help us celebrate our ninth ‘unsung’ night.

Passion Projects
Cat Jimenez (Lucie Founation)
Maren Levinson (Redeye Reps)
Mathieu Young (Photographer)
Lisa Thackaberry/Dan Chavkin (Photo Editor & Photographer)
Charlie Hess (Design Director) will present their favorite west coast artists.…

The Artist in a Professional World: Three Photographers Three Perspectives – Panel Talk

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014
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April 29th | 7:00pm – 8:30pm

RSVP@penumbrafoundation.org to reserve your seat

How does one manage to make a living as a photographer and still stay true to their personal vision? The three photographers, all at different stages in their careers and all taking different paths, have one thing in common. They have never forgotten why they became photographers in the first place, to make pictures for themselves.…

MOPLA 2014

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Month of Photography Los Angeles.

2014 THEME
MOPLA 2014’s theme, Communities and Cultures aims to showcase bodies of work that explore traditional and non-traditional ideas of family, environment, collectives, groups, traditions and lifestyles. Communities and Cultures will focus on Asia in addition to highlighting the photographic community of Los Angeles.

Exhibitions: MOPLA will endorse and present a variety of photographic exhibitions occuring in April.…

MOPLA 2014: Symphony for the Devil Exhibition

Posted: Saturday, March 22nd, 2014
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Ten U.S. presidents ago, these citizen voices dared challenge the button down, breath mint, Disneyland status quo. Their ideas, and willingness to own them out loud, propelled us all into a blood-stained, soul-scorching confrontation with the American Dream, the inconvenient realities of race, sex, drugs, and money. It’s now 2013—history’s hard won lessons are routinely denied.…

MOPLA 2014: One shot, One world Exhibition

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Winning work from 2013 International Photography Awards’ annual single-image, themed competition, One Shot.

Photographers include:

One Shot: One World - People, Places, Things, competition winners:

1st – Eric Schwabel & Amy Kaps, Striped World

2nd – Christian Sinibaldi, Lag BaOmer – N16 – London

3rd – Matt Henry, Elvis Jigsaw

In addition to the winners (above), the following artists participating in the competition will showcase their work in this exhibition:

Roger Alfonso, Emilio Barillaro, Susan A.…