Image issue 422 out now
In this issue gallerist Laura Noble writes on the ins and outs of editioning and AOP members Tessa Traeger and Chris Harrison are our featured photographers for Tessa's Chemistry of Light and Chris's I Belong Jarrow. Nick Dunmur updates members on formal and informal copyright discussions and we look at how some members use their smartphones to take images for business and pleasure. The Digital Plumber revisits storage and backup. More about Image.Read More
Major new London art fair showcases photography
This weekend sees the inaugural outing for Art13 London, a global art fair which has a section devoted to contemporary photography. Galleries presenting photography at the fair include 2902 Gallery, Singapore, Jack Bell, London, Brancolini Grimaldi, London, Kleinschmidt Fine Photographs, Wiesbaden, Michael Hoppen Gallery, London and Galerie Paris-Beijing, Paris and Beijing.
Lee Miller - online picture library launch
The Lee Miller Archives have announced that 24 April 2013 will see the long-awaited trade launch of the new online picture library containing around 3000 images from the extensive archive of Lee Miller’s extraordinary catalogue of work. Painstakingly converted into digital format from original prints and negatives, the new online library brings many never seen before images to immediate access for researchers, academics, arts collectors and the public alike.Read More
Q&A with Idris Khan
Bespoke framing company John Jones has teamed up with The Photographer’s Gallery to host a special 'in conversation' event with photographic artist Idris Khan. Khan is known for his multi-layered artworks inspired by diverse ‘musical scores, literary texts, and the history of art and photography’.Read More
'Tonight, Terri, I'm going to be...'
For Gypsy Kings, the AOP's current online exhibition, Terri Potoczna advertised for Roma volunteers to choose a person from a selection of famous paintings whose appearance they would like to "try on". She travelled throughout Hungary to meet them and recorded the discussion about their choices as well as their comments about Roma identity.Read More
Frames film debuts at Dublin Film Festival
In The Deep Shade, a feature-length film about Irish band The Frames, premiered last night, 17 February, at The Dublin International Film Festival.
AOP member Conor Masterson shot the film working closely with the band over 18-months, beginning in 2010 on their 20th anniversary tour.Read More
Revamped Awards for 30th anniversary
This year is a very special one for the Association of Photographers (AOP) Awards — it’s 30 years since the main Photographers Awards was launched and the Association has recognised the landmark date by transforming its whole Awards programme.
The Photographers Awards were created in 1983 to encourage creative exploration and to give members a way to exhibit their skills to commissioners and others in the industry.Read More
Banding together: industry opposition to copyright change
The AOP has joined over 70 creator and rights owner organisations in signing a briefing paper objecting to UK Government plans to fundamentally change copyright legislation.
The document, drafted by Serena Tierney, Head of Intellectual Property at Bircham Dyson Bell, has been sent to Peers participating in the Grand Committee Stage of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, during which the proposed measures will be debated.Read More