CONTACT News: Last Chance to register for CONTACT 2014 Portfolio Reviews

Submission Deadline April 20.

Curators and directors, publishers and photo editors are brought together during CONTACT to review portfolios of established and emerging artists, with a focus on documentary, photojournalism or photo-based art practices.  

This is an important event for artists with projects at advances stages of development who are seeking opportunities for publishing and exhibiting nationally or internationally—as well as looking for guidance on conceptual approaches or career development advice.

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Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival 

The 2014 CONTACT Festival lineup has been announced! 

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‘Mad Men’ Up Close: Photos From the Set of the Celebrated Show

Photographer Alex Majoli has for years worked in some of the world’s most unsettled regions, crafting powerful portraits of the lives of men, women and children in places like war-torn Afghanistan, post-genocide Rwanda, and the poverty-ravaged favelas of Rio. But Majoli recently turned his lens on a world unlike any he’d chronicled before – namely, the tightly managed, downright secretive world behind the scenes of an acclaimed American TV show. The photographs seen here, made on the set of AMC’s Mad Men during filming of its final season, are the result of a full day spent with the show’s cast and crew.

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David Goldblatt: The ultimate portrait by Design Indaba

David Goldblatt remembers to the day and date when he started working as a full-time photographer. On 15 September 1963 he handed over the keys to the family business, which he had inherited from his father, to the new owners.

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TIME Special Preview: A Guide to the Best Spring/Summer Photo Books

LightBox presents a special preview of the season’s best photography books, featuring releases as varied as a monograph on Danny Lyon; inspired contemporary work by Richard Renaldi; a poignant reflection on the lingering anxieties of war by Peter van Agtmael; and a re-envisioned edition of Jim Goldberg’s groundbreaking 1985 book, Rich and Poor.

In an age when so many of us experience photography almost exclusively on digital screens, these beautifully produced publications, from publishers large and small, proudly embrace the power of print and keep the brilliant tradition of the photobook very much alive.


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When the World Turned Its Back: James Nachtwey’s Reflections on the Rwandan Genocide by TIME LightBox

In 1994 TIME photographer James Nachtwey witnessed the devastating effects of the Rwandan genocide. On the 17-year anniversary, the photographer looks back on the tragedy.

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A True Bird’s Eye Perspective – The Work Of Photographer And Pilot, Alex MacLean by fstoppers.com 

The beautiful bird’s eye view of pilot and aerial photographer Alex Maclean.

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Event at S1-Vistek Phase One IQ 250 Open House Event 1pm - 7pm Wednesday 16 April, hosted by S1 StudiosJoin Wayne Sandmeyer from Phase One and Vistek on this Wednesday, April 16  at S1 Studios Toronto, as he demonstrates why the Phase One IQ250 is so versatile, and fast. See for yourself how the Phase One IQ 250 delivers faster frame rates and a better high ISO at full resolution. Register below to attend:Click here to register for Free!Directions & Parking @ S1

Event at S1-Vistek Phase One IQ 250 Open House Event 1pm - 7pm Wednesday 16 April, hosted by S1

StudiosJoin Wayne Sandmeyer from Phase One and Vistek on this Wednesday, April 16  at S1 Studios Toronto, as he demonstrates why the Phase One IQ250 is so versatile, and fast. See for yourself how the Phase One IQ 250 delivers faster frame rates and a better high ISO at full resolution. Register below to attend:

Click here to register for Free!
Directions & Parking @ S1

GoPro: Introducing Blackout Housing

The Blackout Housing keeps a low profile thanks to its matte black finish. It’s perfect for special ops filming with your GoPro, and capturing footage without drawing unwanted attention.

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Event at S1-Georgian Photography 2014 Graduates Portfolio Event, sponsored by S1 Studios TorontoSave the Date! Exquisite Food, Creative Images & More!Georgian College’s Digital Photography Program has been energizing students with the skills required in today’s market. In fact they are so dialed in, they are holding an event just for you! Come and join them at S1 Studios Toronto for their very own Portfolio Preview. Get together over phenomenal Food by Pepper & Sprout catering, and meet tomorrow’s Photographer or Intern.Save the Date & Time: Tuesday April 15 from 5:30 to 9 PMDirections & Parking @ S1Click here for more infoLink

Event at S1-Georgian Photography 2014 Graduates Portfolio Event, sponsored by S1 Studios Toronto

Save the Date! Exquisite Food, Creative Images & More!

Georgian College’s Digital Photography Program has been energizing students with the skills required in today’s market. In fact they are so dialed in, they are holding an event just for you! Come and join them at S1 Studios Toronto for their very own Portfolio Preview. Get together over phenomenal Food by Pepper & Sprout catering, and meet tomorrow’s Photographer or Intern.

Save the Date & Time: Tuesday April 15 from 5:30 to 9 PM

Directions & Parking @ S1
Click here for more info
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