We recently caught up with Françoise Callier and Jessica Lim from the Angkor Photo Festival. They have been working hard behind the scenes on the festival’s 7th edition taking place from 19th to 26th November, 2011 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. We were privy to hear the festival’s plans this year and their wonderful support for young Asian photographers. The Call For Submissions to this year’s festival is now open till 15th June, 2011. Call For Submissions to The 7th Angkor Photo Festival Created in 2oo5, the Angkor Photo Festival is the first such event to be organized in Southeast …
IPA STREET PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST Invisible Ph t grapher Asia celebrates their 1st anniversary in April 2011. To mark this anniversary milestone, we are hosting our first Street Photography Contest. This contest is a celebration, a challenge, and a search for the best street photography and photographers in Asia. The contest is open and free to photographers of any level, and in any country of residence. Each photographer may submit up to 3 entries in total. Submissions must be in the street photography genre and shot in Asia within the last 12 months. Contest submission period starts from 1st April and closes …
Update: Invisible Ph t grapher Asia is proud to support and partner the Tokyo Documentary Photography Workshop. Tokyo Documentary Photography Workshop (TDPW) is a 5-day workshop on documentary photography held in August 2011 in Tokyo, Japan. This is a unique and rare opportunity to work closely with instructors including photographers and curators who are working both nationally and internationally.
Japanese monthly photojournalism magazine DAYS JAPAN is now accepting entires to their 7th DAYS JAPAN International Photojournalism Awards for 2011. The theme is ‘Defending and Advocating Dignity of Human Beings and Nature’. The first prize is a trophy and a cash prize of approximately US$10,000. Closing date is 14th January, 2011. Any photographer may apply, regardless of age, occupation, gender or nationality. DAYS JAPAN was launched in March 2004 in response to the burgeoning demand for quality reporting from the world’s many war fronts and conflicts that claim so many lives today. Entry details and more info: http://www.daysjapan.net
We previously posted a note about The Street Photography Now Project on our Facebook page. We’ve just received an email from them calling for more representation and participation from photographers in Asia. It’s a great project with some great names behind it, so here we go – Go forth Asia, participate and represent!
The Open Society Documentary Photography Project and Arts and Culture Program announce a grant and training opportunity for documentary photographers from Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Afghanistan, Mongolia, and Pakistan.
Invisible Ph t grapher Asia will be presented in a talk by Kevin WY Lee at the PLATFORM 10.12 event at Sinema Old School Mount Sophia Singapore on Tuesday, 7th December 2010. PLATFORM is a gathering of Singapore-based photographers, who use stills, video or multimedia, to tell stories. PLATFORM is set up with two goals: 1) to foster social documentary visual storytelling in Singapore through the photography medium 2) to bring these stories, that touch on issues concerning our community, to a greater Singaporean audience. Apart from online activities, PLATFORM has a regular show-and-share session, every first Tuesday of each month, 8.00 pm to 10.30 …
We met the humble Yang Yan Kang at his ‘Of Legends and Beliefs’ Exhibition held at the Leica Store Singapore Opening yesterday. He autographed and gave us a copy of his book of postcards. Here are some pictures of Yang and his beautiful documentary photographs of Tibet in his book.
We made an impromptu visit to the official Leica Store, Singapore which opened today at Raffles Hotel Arcade. Coinciding with the store launch is a beautiful exhibition ‘Of Legends and Beliefs’ by Yang Yan Kang, a China-based photographer and member of French agency VU. Yang Yan Kang was present so we had a little chat.
BJP’s International Photography Award has no theme. Photographs can be captured in any format, and in any style or genre. Anyone can enter, from the UK or abroad. All we ask is for fantastic images in two categories – a coherent body of work and a stunning single image. Submission deadline is 2pm, 10 September 2010. More information: BJP’s International Photography Award 2010
The Impossible Collection is a new archive of contemporary Instant Photography artworks initiated by The Impossible Project to coincide with their revival of PX100 instant film for Polaroid cameras. Inspired by Edwin Land, the inventor of Instant Photography, and his own archival project, the Impossible archive will serve as a permanent collection of instant photography submitted by artists around the world. View the first few images in The Impossible Collection.
Photo essays documenting non-profit organizations and their work form the basis of this annual photo competition, awarded by PhotoPhilanthropy, an organization that aims to connect photographers with non-profit organizations around the world. Competition categories include Professional, Amateur, Student, and Community-based. Prizes range from $2,000 to $15,000. All photo essays accepted into the competition will be posted on www.photophilanthropy.org. Submission period is from May 1, 2010 until October 1, 2010. Read More: PhotoPhilanthropy Activist Awards
The Canon Female Photojournalist Award is an annual prize for women photojournalists awarded by the Association des Femmes Journalistes and Canon France. The competition is open to women photojournalists worldwide of all ages, and has a 8,000-euro award enabling the winners to finance their projects. Winners will also have their work exhibited at the International Visa Pour l’Image Festival in Perpignan. A peak inside the winners’ gallery show some great work with much diversity. View Winners Gallery: Canon Female Photojournalist Award Winners
An event by NYTimes.com – Where will you be on Sunday, May 2, at 15:00 hours (U.T.C.) ?
“Wherever you are, we hope you’ll have a camera — or a camera phone — in hand. And we hope you’ll be taking a picture to send to Lens that will capture this singular instant in whatever way you think would add to a marvelous global mosaic; a Web-built image of one moment in time across the world.”