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The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has extended its deadline for submissions for the 2020 competition by a month. The final deadline for submitting entries is now June 30th 2020 at 11.59 BST. The organisers say they have already had some excellent entries for this year’s Awards, but “as this year is not a normal year, we thought a little extra time would help everyone.” Prizes include trophies, Nikon and ThinkTank photographic equipment and a safari...

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The World Photography Organisation has announced the category winners and shortlist in the Open competition of the Sony World Photography Awards 2020. Recognising the best single images from 2019, more than 100 photographers were shortlisted in the 2020 competition alongside ten category winners. Each winner receives the latest digital imaging equipment from Sony to develop their vision and will go on to compete for the prestigious Open Photographer of the Year title and a $5,000...

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The World Photography Organisation has announced KyeongJun Yang of South Korea as the winner of the fifth annual ZEISS Photography Award. Responding to the brief Seeing Beyond: Discoveries, Yang won for his series Metamorphosis, exploring the immigrant experience. Also announced are the nine shortlisted photographers. For this year’s brief, photographers were asked to submit a series of works focused on the theme of discoveries that transform our everyday lives. These could range from personal revelations...

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Publisher Phaidon has announced a new limited edition of its Rihanna book, as featured on the cover of the current issue of Arts & Collections. The large-format Luxury Supreme edition is bound in a bespoke Japanese-designed fabric with a pearlescent finish with a matte black, laser-cut steel logo embedded into the front cover. Each book has been signed “Love, Rihanna” by Rihanna herself. From her Barbados childhood to her worldwide tours, from iconic fashion moments...

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A photographic exhibition in Huddersfield reveals the secrets behind the curtain as actors get ready for the spotlight  For the last 35 years, London-based photographer Simon Annand has been capturing the honest moments and serene contemplation of actors during the half an hour before a theatre performance.  Now the latest incarnation of his long-running exhibition, The Half, held in the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield, showcases some of the most thought-provoking photographs of famous names...

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How do you celebrate the life and work of someone with thirty million Instagram followers, a $600m fortune, and careers in music, fashion, cosmetics, movies and philanthropy? Only with a photographic biography which is a work of art in itself; a tome so weighty it drops like a falling star.  Rihanna, published by Phaidon, does just that; marks the 10-year career of singer/actress/fashion mogul Robyn Rihanna Fenty in a massive photographic biography.  Rihanna has sold...

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London Art Fair returns to Islington Business Design Centre from 22nd-26th January 2020, bringing museum-quality modern and contemporary art to the capital. The Fair connects the best galleries from around the world with seasoned and aspiring collectors looking to acquire exceptional works, from both internationally renowned artists and emerging artists breaking new ground. The Fair also provides expert insight into the contemporary art market through its talks, tours, screening programme and critically-acclaimed curated sections, including...

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Photographer Mirella Ricciardi is to exhibit iconic and unseen works in the exhibition Past and Present at Augustus Brandt Gallery, Petworth, from now until January 2020. With a career spanning over 65 years and many continents, Mirella Ricciardi is a creative force celebrated for capturing the people, wildlife and landscapes she encountered on her travels, and recognised for creating a fascinating record of east African tribal life, which led to the acclaimed book Vanishing Africa....

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The exhibitors for the London Art Fair 2020 have been announced. The fair runs from the 22nd to 26th January 2020 for its 32nd edition, at the Islington Business Design Centre. Platforms within the fair will provide an opportunity for emerging new generation artists, as well as providing a stage for modern forms of art. Over 110 galleries will be participating, including Art Blue Studio from Singapore, Art Mur from Canada, Cork Printmakers from Ireland...

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The winners of the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have been announced. Overall winner is Sarah Skinner with Grab Life By The….!, a study of a lion cub in Botswana playing, with what may be eye-watering consequences. This year there were 4,000 entries from 68 different countries, whittled down to 40 finalists, from which Sarah’s image emerged as the winner. She said: “I am absolutely delighted to be awarded the title as Overall Winner in...

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