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PhotograPhy feStival
The World Photography                          Honorary Judging Committee, and
Organisation (WPO) is only four years          Yasmina Reggard, a UK photography                  Portfolio revieWS Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
old, but its annual World Photography          curator, the show will feature the best            The Portfolio Reviews provide a rare opportunity to share your work
competition has established itself             of the 105,000 entries from 162                    with photography experts and receive their critical feedback on your
as one of the most prestigious                 countries. The images will be on show              work. The reviewers come from diverse backgrounds in photography,
international awards events. Open to           at Somerset House until 22 May.                    such as museum curators, agents, critics, gallery owners, picture
amateurs and professionals alike, the            During the festival Somerset                     editors, directors of photography of various magazines and
awards offer $30,000 of prize money,           House will host a series of talks,                 international publications.
as well as camera equipment from the           discussion panels and seminars
main sponsor, Sony.                            aimed at photographers of all levels.              WorkShoPS Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
   This year the awards ceremony               Amateur Photographer editor Damien                 Every day there will be practical workshops that deal with subjects
will move from its usual location              Demolder will be presenting a show                 from shooting portraits and street photography to putting together
in Cannes, France, and come to                 entitled ‘How to spot and capture                  and publishing your own book. The iStock agency will present ideas
London’s Somerset House, where the             great pictures’ on Thursday 29 April               for getting into stock photography, and Blurb will be showing its latest
World Photography Festival will be             and Saturday 30 April (see below).                 templates and options with experts on hand to answer questions.
held from 26 April-1 May.                        Amateur Photographer, as a partner
   The hub of the festival will be the         of the festival, will have tickets for             exhibition tourS Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
exhibition of short-listed pictures            readers to win over the coming weeks,              There will be tours of the exhibition every day led by the curators,
and the winners of each of the                 but to get a fuller picture of what will           judges and some of the winners of the awards. You’ll be able to find
competition’s categories. Curated              be happening and when, visit the                   out why certain images were chosen and how they were taken.
by Francis Hodgson, chair of the               WPO website at www.worldphoto.org.



                                                pictures could be made, and without the        action of a live photoshoot. 12.00-15:00    To – A Guide to Bookmaking (part 1)
Tuesday 26 April                                appreciation of how one translates real life   The Portfolio Workshop. 16.30-19.00 The     with Martin Evening.
Screening/PreSentation 19:30-                   into the two dimensions of the photographic    iStock Guerrilla Station. Capture life in   Portfolio revieWS 15.00-18.30.
20:45 Interviews with Masters in                print, everything will seem an uphill          the big city. 15.00-16.15 Introduction to   tour 15.30-16.30 With the Curators.
photography. Jon Jones, Director of             struggle,' says Damien. 'With these skills     Self-Publishing with Blurb. 16:00-19:00     Screening/PreSentationS 17.30-
Photography, The Sunday Times Magazine, in      learned and developed you will be able to      Portfolio Reviews. 16.30-20.00 Book         19.00 Carousel: Foto 8 Special. 19.00-
conversation with renowned photojournalist      make your pictures really stand out from       Design workshop with Stu Smith              20.30 In the Photographer's Studio:
Tom Stoddart.                                   the crowd.'                                    (day 2 of 4).                               Interviews with masters in photography.
                                                                                               Portfolio revieWS 10:30-13:30.              talkS 12:00-13.45 AP Editor Damien
                                               WorkShoPS 10.30-13.00 The iStock                talkS 11.00-12.00 iStockphoto               Demolder: How to spot and capture great
Wednesday 27 April                             Live Photo Studio. Join in the action           presents: A seminar on stock photography.   pictures. 18:00-19.00 iStockphoto
WorkShoPS 14:00-14.45 Introduction             of a live photoshoot. 14.30-18.00 The           17.30-19.15 Photojournalism Roundtable.     presents: A seminar on stock photography.
to Self-Publishing with Blurb. 14.30-          iStockphoto Guerrilla Station. Capture          ScreeningS/PreSentationS
16.00 The iStockphoto Guerrilla                life in the big city. 14.30-19.00 The iStock    17.30-20.00 Carousel: Panos Pictures,
Station. Capture life in the big city.         Live Photo Studio. Join in the action           celebrating 25 years. 17.15 -19.00 2011     Sunday 1 May
the Sony World PhotograPhy                     of a live photoshoot. 17.00-20.00 Book          World Market Spotlight: India. Presented    WorkShoPS 10.00-13.00 The iStock
aWardS ceremony 18.00-21.00                    Design workshop with Stu Smith (day             by Pablo Bartholomew.                       Live Photo Studio Join in the action of a live
Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square.                1 of 4). 17.30-20.30 London Portrait &                                                      photoshoot. 10.30-18.00 London Portrait
                                               Documentary Project: A Royal Wedding                                                        Project: A Royal Wedding (day 4 of 4).
                                               (day 1 of 4).                                   Saturday 30 April                           10.30-12.30 Book Design workshop with
Thursday 28 April                              tour 10.30-12.30 With the Winners.              the iefc Student Project                    Stu Smith (day 4 of 4). 14.30-17.00 The
                                               talk 16.00-17.00 iStockphoto presents:          10:00-19:00                                 iStock Live Photo Studio. Join in the action
talk by aP editor, Damien Demolder             A seminar on stock photography.                 WorkShoPS 10.00-13.00 The iStock            of a live photoshoot.
13.30-15.15 and Saturday 12.00-13.45           ScreeningS/PreSentationS 13:30-                 Live Photo Studios. Join in the action of   Portfolio revieWS 10:30-13:30.
How to spot and capture great                  15.30 Carousel: The SWPA Winners’               a live photoshoot. 10.00-15.00 London       SeminarS 10.00-11.45 Photography
pictures. In this talk, Damien Demolder,       Selection. 17.00-19.00 Carousel: The            Portrait Project: A Royal Wedding Day       101 – A Crash Course on Business. 14:00-
a professional photographer and the editor     Homegrown Session with local UK                 day 3 of 4). 10.30-14.00 Book Design        15:00 How To – A Guide to Bookmaking.
of Amateur Photographer magazine, will         photographers. 19.30-20.45 Interviews           workshop with Stu Smith (day 3 of 4).       (part 2). 15.30-17.30 Save the Children
explain his photographic vision, his methods   with masters in photography. Bruce              14.30-17.00 The iStock Guerrilla Station.   Research Project (part 2).
for getting a message across and how,          Davidson.                                       Capture life in the big city. 14.30-17.00   tour 11.30-12.30 With the Curators.
with thought and care, your pictures can                                                       The iStock Live Photo Studio. Join in       talk 12.15-13.30 The London
flow with ’the essence of being there’.                                                        the action of a live photoshoot.            Photography Scene.
'Of course, camera equipment and a             Friday 29 April                                 Portfolio revieWS 10.30-13.00.              Portfolio revieWS 15:00-18:30.
firm grasp of photographic technique are       WorkShoPS 17.30-20.30 London                    SeminarS 10:00-11.45 Save the               ScreeningS/PreSentationS
important elements in the success of           Portrait & Documentary Project: A               Children Research Project (part 1).         17.00-19.00 Carousel. 18.30-20.00 In
any photographer's career, but without         Royal Wedding (day 2 of 4). 11.00-14.00         12.15-14:00 Photography 101 – A Crash       the Photographer's Studio: Interviews
the ability to see the opportunities where     The iStock Live Photo Studio. Join in the       Course on the Business. 14:30-16:00 How     with masters in photography

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