Alex Baluyut received a Gawad Laurel Award from the Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU) for his efforts in photojournalism, documentary photography, and community volunteerism. He was among the first batch of awardees along with screenwriter Ricky Lee, novelist Lualhati Bautista, meteorologist Nathaniel Cruz, and actress Angel Locsin. The Gawad Laurel Award is given to distinguished Filipinos who exemplify the LPU core values through advocacies toward nation-building.
The Silvana S. Foundation Commission Award is a brand-new commission award that aims to empower photographers based in the Asia-Pacific and raise awareness of issues such as wildlife preservation and other environmental and humanitarian concerns.
The theme, “Rediscovering Lost Connections,” highlights our need to reconnect with the environment and all living creatures co-existing on earth. One final winner will receive SGD$20,000 to create new works which will be exhibited at the 7th edition of the Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF).
The Open Call begins on 1 January 2020 and ends on 31 March 2020. There is no submission fee.
Fotobaryo launches their workshop series with esteemed photographer Nana Buxani as the instructor.
Fotobaryo is a photography-based initiative launched by Fernando "Bobit" Afable and Amor Rodriguez in 2006 initially envisioned as a photography school for struggling artists in the provinces. In late 2019, Fotobaryo's library and collection of equipment was relocated to Shutterspace Studios in Katipunan from Tanuan, Batangas. Aside from workshops, Fotobaryo also organizes the discussion series This F*cking Frame.
Luzviminda in partnership with WIP Photo has produced a free legal form for the Philippine photographic community:
LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR STOCK IMAGES (ONE-TIME USE/NON-EXCLUSIVE)
This legal form can be used by photo practitioners to license images from their photo collections.
If you have any questions about the legal form or comments and suggestions on how to improve it please let us know.
The Angkor Photo Workshops is an annual tuition-free professional workshops for emerging Asian photographic talents which aims to nurture each individual’s unique vision and approach to the medium of photography.
Each year, 30 participants are selected from across the region to go to Siem Reap, Cambodia, for an intensive week-long workshop conducted by 7 international renowned professional photographers who volunteer their time and expertise to be a part of this initiative.
This year, the workshop will be conducted by: Sim Chiyin, Ian Teh, Antoine D'Agata, Sohrab Hura,Katrin Koenning, Kosuke Okahara and Tania Bohorquez.
WIP Photo, in partnership with the Photography program of De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde presents "Exploring the Visual Narrative: The Photographer As Storyteller", a 5-day workshop with documentary photographers Nana Buxani and Veejay VIllafranca.
The workshop will be held at the School of Design and Arts Campus and will be limited to 20 participants only.
Workshop fee: 11,500.00
The Photography program of De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde in partnership with the Goethe-Institut Philippinen, presents a public lecture by Dr. Ursula Zeller, “Documentary Photography in Germany” at the Cinema, 12th Floor, School of Design and Arts Campus, 2-5pm.
The Goethe-Institut Philippinen is inviting everyone to an exhibition by one of Germany's most distinguished photographers, Barbara Klemm.
In her Helldunkel – Light and Dark exhibition, photographs taken before and after the unification of East and West Germany will be displayed to give visitors an overview of the last forty years of German history.
The exhibition will be held at Ninoy Aquino Library and Resource Center, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) Manila and is open every Monday to Saturday, 8am to 5pm.
The “Barbara Klemm: Helldunkel - Light and Dark” is an exhibition by the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen e. V. (ifa), Stuttgart, Germany, www.ifa.de
This exhibition brings together the works of three contemporary Filipino artists working with photography: Francisco Guerrero, Czar Kristoff and Christian Tablazon. The three were among the group of photographers and artists selected for the 10th edition of Trasatlantica held in Manila as part of the PhotoEspana festival last 2017. On view at the new Instituto Cervantes Intramuros located along Calle Real, Plaza San Luis Complex, Imtramuros Manila.
The Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF) is a biennial gathering of minds from around the world with the common pursuit of advancing the art and appreciation of contemporary photography.
An online exhibition of stereographic images from the Keystone-Mast Collection curated by Jan Christian Bernabe, Ph.D. at the Center for Art+Thought in partnership with the California Museum of Photography at the University of California at Riverside ARTSblock.
Scholarly articles included in the exhibition are authored by Nerissa Balce, Melissa Banta, Vernadette Gonzalez, Mark Rice, and Neferti Tadiar.
WIP Photo in partnership with DLS-CSB flew in Bangkok-based veteran Filipino photographer Nico Sepe, to teach a wet-plate collodion workshop to the faculty and students.
The participants were given a complete demonstration of the 19th century photographic process from mixing of chemicals to fixing the image to produce an ambrotype print.
Photograph courtesy of Basilio Sepe