July 10 / 17
Hello, everyone. Today we’re putting the spotlight on The World Photography Organisation. Here are a few tidbits on what this organization is about.
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The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across up to 180 countries, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating the best imagery and photographers on the planet. We pride ourselves on building lasting relationships with both individual photographers as well as our industry-leading partners around the world.
“We work with the best in the industry, forging strong, international partnerships to bring our photographers the exposure they deserve.” – Scott Gray, CEO, Founder
The organisation has year round events such as….
Sony World Photography Awards
Free to enter and open to all photographers, the world’s largest photography competition celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017. Winning photographers are flown to London to receive their prizes at the annual awards ceremony. Winning, shortlisted and commended photographers are showcased at the Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition each Spring in London, United Kingdom.
PHOTOFAIRS, International Art Fairs Dedicated to Photography
With destinations in Shanghai and San Francisco, PHOTOFAIRS is dedicated to presenting fine art photography and moving image from leading international galleries and their artists. Through a highly curated approach, PHOTOFAIRS provides an elegant and vibrant environment for both established and new collectors.
Sony Global Imaging Ambassadors
A worldwide program, giving photographers from around the world the tools to document important stories of fame, fashion, culture, sportsmanship, war, human devastation, celebration and environmental shifts.
#WPOmeetup – Local and international meetups
Previous sessions include group critiquing and networking held in London and New York. Experts have included: Jennifer Pastore, photography director of WSJ. The Wall Street Journal Magazine; Simon Bainbridge, Editor, British Journal of Photography; Dan Rubin, photographer, designer & creative director; and various World Photography Organisation staff, including senior members from our editorial and marketing departments.
Dubai Photo Exhibition
In March 2016, alongside The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA), we produced the inaugural Dubai Photo Exhibition. Built in a purpose-made temporary museum in the Dubai Design District, Dubai Photo brought together photography professionals, collectors, institutions, and artists. International works by many of the greatest working photographers today were shown alongside the grand masters of the 20th century.
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So now that you know, you might want to visit their website, www.worldphoto.org. They are having the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards and yes you do have a chance to enter. Hope you have great Monday, be blessed.
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