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Part Art and Book Fair, Part Photo Fest, Unseen Delivers Energy, Mixed Reviews From Sellers in Second Year

Posted by on Thursday October 10, 2013 | Events, Fine Art

In its second year, Unseen Art Fair drew an international audience to Amsterdam to view previously un-exhibited work from established artists and emerging talents. Set against the industrial backdrop of a repurposed nineteenth century coal gas power plant, the “art fair with a festival flair,” as organizers dubbed it, featured plenty of energy and excitement,... More

Fotofest Standouts

Posted by on Tuesday April 17, 2012 | Uncategorized

This year I attended the third of four, four-day portfolio review sessions at Fotofest’s Fourteenth International Biennial of Photography. Fotofest, organized by Fred Baldwin and Wendy Watriss, is the largest international portfolio review in the Untied States. Fotofest reviewers see 14 or more photographers per day, which makes it challenging for photographers to stand out.... More

Frans Lanting and Art Wolfe: Using Photography’s Power for Planet Earth

Posted by on Monday August 8, 2011 | Events

In a special presentation before a packed room at PDN’s Outdoor Photo Expo in Salt Lake City on Friday, photographers Frans Lanting and Art Wolfe talked about their careers as nature photographers who have focused on conservation. Photographer Patrick Donehue moderated the presentation. Both Lanting and Wolfe are self-taught photographers, and each is extremely committed... More

Oslo Photo Festival: On Photojournalism and Survival

Posted by on Wednesday March 23, 2011 | Events, Photojournalism

The 5th annual Oslo Photo Festival, which took place from March 16 to 20 in Norway’s capital, hosted talks by photojournalists and documentary photographers Carolyn Drake, Stephanie Sinclair, Pieter Ten Hoopen, Thomas Lekfeldt, Andrea Star Reese, Justyna Mielnikiewicz and Eugene Richards. Speakers offered insights into how they win the trust of subjects, what it takes... More