The Huge List of 2014 Photography Festivals | Fotografia Magazine This list took a lot of time to research and compile, so if you’re going to use it in your blogs please reference it at least with a link to this article. Thank you. UPDATE: We now have a list of 2014 grants for photographers and photography fairs as well. From the USA to China, from France to Singapore, from Brazil to South Korea, there’s a great photography festival coming near you: we bring you the huge list of international photography festivals which will have a new edition in 2014 (did we miss something? In many cases, dates for 2014 editions haven’t been announced yet, so we used previous editions’ dates as a reference. PS. January February Circulation(s) – Festival de la jeune photographie européenne, Paris, 7 February – 16 MarchYangon Photo Festival, Yangon (Myanmar), 13 – 18 FebrurayExposure, Calgary/Banff/Canmore (Canada), throughout FebruaryPhotobiennale, Moscow, 18 February – 8 June March April May June July August September October November
Greatest Films - The Best Movies in Cinematic History The Lomography Petzval Portrait Lens by Lomography The new Lomography Petzval Lens works using a traditional Waterhouse aperture system. With this design, your lens comes with a set of stops (also known as diaphragms). Each diaphragm is drilled with a hole of a different size; these sizes correspond to the f-stop or aperture. f/2.2f/4f/5.6f/8f/11f/16 Focal Length: 85mmMaximum Aperture: f/2.2 Apertures: Waterhouse aperture set, up to f/16Image Circle: 44mmField of View: 30 degreesLens Mounting Profile: Canon EF and Nikon FElectronic contacts: NoClosest Focusing Distance: 1m Focusing Mechanism: Gear Rack FocusingLens Construction: 4 Elements in 3 Groups Filter Thread: 67mmMax. We are thrilled to be working on this project and can’t wait to start using the new Petzval lens on our contemporary SLR cameras – We hope you’re as excited as we are! We would love for you to support us on this mission because we really need your help to make this dream come true. $300-400+ – Thank you for your confidence in this project! We are Lomography.
Irina Werning Dragon Gate Inn Dragon Gate Inn, also known as Dragon Inn, is a 1967 Taiwanese wuxia film directed by King Hu. The film was remade in 1992, as New Dragon Gate Inn, and again in 2011 as The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate. Plot Tsao, the emperor's first eunuch, has successfully bested General Yu, his political opponent. Cast Shih Jun as Hsiao Shao TzuPai Ying as Tsao Shao ChinPolly Kuan as Miss Chu HueiMiao Tian as Pi Shao TungSit Hon as Chu ChiCho Kin as Wu NingGo Ming as book keeper in innGot Siu-bo as waiterKo FeiTien Peng as escort officerHan Ying-chieh as Mao Tsun HsienMan Chung-san as Tou LaHsu Feng as Yu Chien's daughterLiu Chu as Eastern Depot agentLiu Chik as Eastern Depot agentMelvin Cheung as Eastern Depot agentMan TinLee GitChai WaiYu Gai-hungChui Yiu-gwongA ChiPoon Yiu-kwan as Eastern Depot agent / soldierSimon Chui as Eastern Depot agent External links
Thomson Reuters Foundation and Nokia Photo Award Deadline: 11 February 2014Open to: aspiring photographers and photojournalists over 18 years oldAward: Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone and all expenses paid trip to attend a Mobile Journalism training course Description The Thomson Reuters Foundation uses its unique set of skills to run a number of groundbreaking programmes aimed at empowering people through news, information, free legal assistance and media development. The Foundation stands for human rights, women’s empowerment, better governance, greater transparency, and for the rule of law. The Thomson Reuters Foundation and Nokia are inviting aspiring photographers and photojournalists to submit images capturing the many aspects of women’s empowerment around the world. Photographers are encouraged to explore themes such as: leadership, courage, passion, opportunity, innovation and motherhood. Eligibility Award Community choice: The photographer with the highest number of votes will receive: Application Comments comments
Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time 10,000 Empire readers, 150 of Hollywood's finest and 50 key film critics voted in the most ambitious movie poll evert attempted. 500. Ocean's Eleven (2001) Director: Steven Soderbergh Slick, suave and cooler than a penguin's knackers, Soderbergh's starry update of the Rat Pack crime caper not only outshines its predecessor, but all the lights of The Strip combined.Read our Ocean's Eleven review 499. Director: James Wan The never-ending stream of sequels may have diminished its impact, but there's no denying the shock we got when we first entered the puzzle-loving psycho Jigsaw's fiendish, deathtrapped world.Read our Saw review 498. Director: Robert Zemeckis From the past to the present to the future and back again, Zemeckis hits his time-travelling stride with this chronology-screwing popcorner - only seven years to go until we discover if his vision of 2015 was on the money.Read our Back to the Future Part II review 497. 496. 495. 494. 493. 492. 491. 490. 489. 488. 487. 486. 485. 484.
Photos of Diet Wiegman's Mind-Blowing Shadow Sculptures Voted “The Most Brilliant Artist of the Netherlands” in 2009, Dutch artist Diet Wiegman is a master of his craft. But of all the amazing creations he has to his name, his work with light and shadow is most breathtaking. Using garbage, pieces of glass and other rubble, he creates a sculpture that, with the help of a light source, projects a beautiful image onto a wall. You can stare at the photos for a very long time (trust us, we have) and it still won’t make sense that a carefully arranged pile of recycled items can produce Michelangelo’s David. Although we have cause to be jealous of Wiegman’s work, it’s worth keeping in mind that he’s been doing this for a while. Here is a selection of his most impressive work, courtesy of the Diet Wiegman Archive: Wiegman is an accomplished artist in almost every respect, but it’s these shadow sculptures that have earned him international acclaim. (via MetaFilter) Image credits: Photographs by Diet Wiegman Archive and used with permission.
Ian Teh Stellet Licht Stellet Licht (auch Stilles Licht bzw. Luz silenciosa, englischer Titel Silent Light, Festivaltitel Lumière silencieuse) ist ein Spielfilm von Carlos Reygadas. Der Film wurde als einer von 22 Filmen für den Wettbewerb der 60. Internationalen Filmfestspiele von Cannes nominiert. Der Film wurde vom World Cinema Fund (WCF) der Berlinale gefördert. Handlung[Bearbeiten] Stellet Licht erzählt die tragisch-poetische Liebesgeschichte eines plautdietschen Mennoniten im Norden Mexikos. Sprache[Bearbeiten] Die Originalsprache des Filmes ist Plautdietsch, eine westpreußische Varietät des Niederdeutschen. Kritik[Bearbeiten] Olivier Bombarda schreibt auf den Arte-Internetseiten zu Stellet Licht, dass „auch im Nachhinein von ‚Lumière Silencieuse‘ ein faszinierendes Gefühl“ ausgehe, und dass dies ein Gefühl „der Erhebung der Seele zum Göttlichen, wie ein Gebet“ sei. Bis auf einige kritische Äußerungen (z. Einige Zitate in englischer Sprache: Auszeichnungen[Bearbeiten] Sonstiges[Bearbeiten]
Ono Field by James K Lowe /Soho, New York City. I recently attended a small lecture on what it is to work in the creative field in New Zealand vs the rest of the world. While I didn’t feel all responses were entirely honest (some more than others) it definitely provoked thought into my own situation. In the talk they mentioned no review here ever being the 100% truth. What came in conversation amongst us after the event is that we, (‘we’ being the ones who are wanting to get out of here), in New Zealand treat this place like a stepping stone. We all return home under different circumstances. What I am failing to mention is New Zealand in itself could be perfect for those who call it home. No one likes to admit failure, and that is not to say that returning home having been abroad is such (though it does feel that way doesn’t it? Begs the question, are we just big fish in a small pond? I’ve been told that our 20′s is a time for learning new skills, studying new degrees and making friends. +keep reading