"A photograph is a pause button on life - you capture a moment in life - a moment that has gone forever and is impossible to reproduce."

The Father of South African Photography - Jürgen Schadeberg

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"Devotees will be able to see images spanning Parr’s 40-year career, including his technicolour global tourism pics and the little known Abandoned Morris Minors series..." via The Art Newspaper

Martin Parr bags a top prize for capturing the world’s quirks

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On the heels of the landmark re-opening of SFMOMA and the inauguration of the Minnesota Street Project, the robust photography community in the Bay Area has long lamented the lack of a festival to match their fervor. PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco hopes to change that. PHOTOFAIRS, presented by the World...

Photography festival coming to San Francisco

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See a unique selection of images, books and film from OCP recipient Martin Parr, part of the Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr - 2017 Exhibition at Somerset House, London, 21st April - 7th May.

Book your Early Bird tickets now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The 2017 Outstanding Contribution to Photography title goes to Martin Parr. See a special exhibition at Somerset House, from 21st April - 7th May. Early bird tickets available.

Martin Parr receives 2017 Outstanding Contribution to Photography

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Susan Sontag, born on this day in 1933, on storytelling and her advice to writers: [ Brainpickings.org Link ]
We've released 10 more tickets to our exclusive (and sold out) talk: 'How to succeed in photography competitions', taking place at theprintspace.

How to succeed in photography competitions - an expert panel discussion

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PHOTOFAIRS is pleased to announce the participating galleries for its inaugural US edition in San Francisco, opening to the public from January 27-29 at Fort Mason’s Festival Pavilion. Complementing the Bay Area’s already strong photographic legacy,

Galleries announced for PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco

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Final hours left: Enter the Professional competition of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards before midnight tonight GMT. #SWPA

Professional competition | World Photography Organisation

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"For me, photographing dogs is a way to observe humans, and to explore our own humanity..." - Sophie Gamand: [ Bit.ly Link ] #SWPA
Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2017, the Sony World Photography Awards showcases the best photography in the world from the past year.

Sony World Photography Awards 2017 - Photo Contest Insider

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"It's a privilege to be invited in as an intimate observer of other people's lives." [ Bit.ly Link ] #SWPA
We’ve partnered with the World Photography Organisation for The 2017 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests, one of our biggest guides of the year. Inside, get a rundown of 42 photo contests worldwide. We give each a verdict based on entry fees, promised exposure and prizes, submission rights, and d...

The 2017 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests

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"​I think we are currently in one of the most exciting times for photography, we are in the middle of a complete digital revolution..." [ Bit.ly Link ] #SWPA
The deadline for the Professional competition of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards has been extended to January 12. If you haven't entered yet, submit your best series now! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Shoair Mavlian, assistant curator of photography at Tate Modern shares her fascination with the work of René Burri

A Modern Eye • René Burri • Magnum Photos

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Deadline extended!

Enter the Professional competition of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards for free. Closing date now January 12! [ Bit.ly Link ] #SWPA
Final day to enter! Win $25k, Sony digital imaging equipment + global exposure for your work. #SWPA

Professional competition | 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

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