News,  The Photography Show 2015

Tickets still available to see Lynsey Addario at The Photography Show

As you know I’m presenting at The Photography Show this year in four seminars, if you’ve missed those details, please go here.  There’s also some other exciting news too, as the finishing touches are being put together, there’s been some exciting developments with one of the Super Stage speakers – Lynsey Addario.

It was announced last week that a film will be made from Lynsey’s book, ‘It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War’ and will be directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Jennifer Lawrence as Lynsey.

The Photography Show will be hosting Lynsey on the Super Stage on Monday 23rd at 16:00 to discuss her book and some of the images featured within it. This is an amazing opportunity to see the Pulitzer-Prize winning photojournalist live in the UK talking first hand about her experiences

Lynsey will share the realities of working in a war zone and explain what it is that keeps her going back. More information on Lynsey Addario

In addition to Lynsey the other Super Stage speakers this year are:

  • Martin Parr
  • Tom Stoddart
  • Mary Ellen Mark
  • Tim Flach
  • Michael Kenna
  • Susan Meiselas
  • Simon Norfolk
  • Don McCullin


© Lynsey Addario Reportage by Getty Images

Tom Stoddart – A Photojournalist’s Life – 11.00, Saturday 21st

Kicking the show off at 11am on Saturday morning, Tom Stoddart will take you on a visual journey through a career that began as a local newspaper photographer to one of the world’s most respected photojournalists. During his long and varied career Tom has documented international events such as the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bloody siege of Sarajevo and the election of Nelson Mandela, as well as gaining exclusive access to document the lives of Prime Ministers past and present. More information on Tom Stoddart

Mary Ellen Mark – Seeing the Extraordinary in Reality – 13.30, Saturday 21st

Winner of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement in Photography Award, Mary Ellen Mark provides an insight into four decades of photography where she has travelled extensively to make pictures that reflect a high degree of humanism. Renowned worldwide for her work, her images have become landmarks in the field of documentary photography. More information on Mary Ellen Mark

Tim Flach – Who’s Upside Down – Us or the Bats? – 16.00, Saturday 21st

London based photographer Tim Flach rounds off Saturday on the Super Stage with what promises to be a thought-provoking discussion. His distinctive photographic style is derived from his concerns with anthropomorphism and anthropocentrism and his interests lie in the way we, as humans, shape animals and shape their meaning. More information on Tim Flach

Michael Kenna – Influences, Inspirations and Magic – 11.00, Sunday 22nd

Don’t even think about having a lie-in on Sunday morning! The first speaker up on Super Stage Sunday is none other than Michael Kenna. Widely considered to be one of the most influential landscape photographers of his generation, Michael Kenna will discuss his influences, inspirations, ideas and techniques as he shares 40 years of photographic experiences.More information on Michael Kenna

Susan Meiselas – The Motivation Behind the Image – 13.30, Sunday 22nd

Magnum photographer, Susan Meiselas gives an insight into her projects to date, the motivation behind her images and their relevance to the world. Listen as Susan explains how her work has transcended beyond photojournalism through her use of archival material, on site installations, and long term relationships with communities. More information on Susan Meiselas

Martin Parr – An Insight into the Photographer, Curator and Editor – 16.00 Sunday 22nd & 11.00, Monday 23rd

You can’t afford to miss this rare chance to hear from one of Britain’s best known photographers, celebrated for his wry social observation and peerless documentary skills. Over his 40 year career, Martin Parr has taken many iconic images, authored over 70 books and exhibited all over the world. He now serves as President of Magnum Photos. Early booking is recommended for this amazing opportunity. More information on Martin Parr

Simon Norfolk – The Passions and Inspirations that get my Work in the Best Magazines – 13.30, Monday 23rd

A regular contributor to major publications, acclaimed landscape photographer Simon Norfolk shares the ideas that inspire him and how he is able to deliver original, well researched and thoroughly crafted images. Simon will help photographers understand what is needed to create work with focus and a real political urgency. More information on Simon Norfolk

Don McCullin – Photographing Conflict – 14.30, Tuesday 24th

The last speaker on this year’s Super Stage is the world’s greatest living photographer working in areas of conflict – Don McCullin. Understand how he works, how it affected him and how he survived. Hard-hitting, thought provoking and inspiring. Not to be missed.

More information on Don McCullin

The Super Stage is just £10 per session and you can book your ticket via the ticket page. (You need an entry ticket to the show to see the Super Stage speakers).

Book tickets for The Photography Show and received a discount by enterting this code APPWHISPTPS2015 in the checkout here


Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: [email protected]