PhotoX is thrilled to announce two of Photography’s most loved professionals, Prof. Brian Griffin D.Univ. (BCU) Hon. FRPS. and publisher and editor David Kilpatrick are joining our Judging panel which also includes Dr Michael Pritchard, Chief Executive of the Royal Photographic Society, Cristina Cellini Antonini, Founder & Co-Director, ArtRooms and international photographer Hania Farrell, who won the Art Gemini photography prize in 2016.
Brian Griffin is one of the most unconventional, renowned and influential creative portrait photographers working in Britain today, his work is featured in many museum collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum, National Portrait Gallery London, Art Museum Reykjavik Iceland, Arts Council London and Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany. A much-revered photographer, Brian received the “Freedom of the city of Arles, France” in 1987 and went on to publish the seminal book “Work” in 1988 with a one-man show at the National Portrait Gallery. He has been decorated with accolades recognizing his influence on the photographic world, including receiving the “Centenary Medal” from the Royal Photographic Society in recognition of a lifetime achievement in photography. October 2017 will see the publication of “Gig” a book on the history of his music photography. READ MORE
David Kilpatrick is the esteemed photography magazine editor and publisher who set up Icon Publications Ltd in 1987 with his wife Shirley to publish photographic magazines and has done so ever since. Icon currently publishes Cameracraft and Master Photography (f2 Freelance Photographer merged with Cameracraft which replaces it as the title). He was Associate Editor of Photo Technique and then went freelance, contracting as editor of The Photographer. A few years later he had a chance to buy a local photography business in partnership with a friend of his who subsequently bought him out enabling him to buy a Nottinghamshire farmhouse and convert the range of barns into studio, offices and darkroom. After many successful years, he and his wife moved north of the border to Scotland, to set up one of the first digital bureaux, producing magazines, books, leaflets and catalogues and specialised in the technical side of a new workflow. READ MORE
Dr Michael Pritchard (UK): has joined the judging panel for new photography award PhotoX, launching January 2017. Chief Executive of The Royal Photographic Society, Dr Pritchard is a photographic historian and was a photography specialist at Christie’s, with a PhD in history of photography. Michael has been a selector on a number of international competitions, including the HIPA Awards, Travel Photography of the Year, Spider Awards, Terry O’Neill Award, and several student photography competitions. He lectures internationally and publishes regularly on photography.
Call for entries: enter here www.photox.co.uk closes 30 April 2017
- Jan 12th – PhotoX 2017 launch at The Green Rooms and call for entries
- April 30th – PhotoX competition closes
- May 9th-15th – First stage judging, selection through online portal
- June 21st, 16.00 – 18.00 – Second stage judging, physical selection at the GreenRooms.
- June 22nd, 18.00 – 21.00 – Private View and announcement of the winners with prize presentation (by invitation only). IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN INVITATION PLEASE CONTACT US
- June 22nd – July 1st – Exhibition of the 35 short-listed works, with workshops, portfolio reviews and seminars running during the two weeks.