KCPA e-bulletin

Gary Carter is now sending this via e-mail.  He would like to see lots of articles from all club members in future editions.  You can find Gary’s details in the bulletin.



PettsWoodStock Music Festival

Is happening on 4 August. If members want a ‘go anywhere’ pass Peter Ergis  will need to apply to the organisers soon.  He will take applications until 20 July at the latest.  I went last year and not only was the photo opportunity excellent, the music was good too.

More info on www.pettswoodstock.com.


London Festival of Photography

Some exhibitions you may wish to visit

Contemporary London Street Photography in King’s Cross station until 15 August.

Hijacked III at Photofusion until 20 July

In the Moment: The Sports Photography of Tom Jenkins at Kings Place until 31 August.

And if you would like to buy some photographs from the Best of the Festival, a fundraising auction is coming up on Thursday 19 July. (Artists whose work will be up for auction include: Edward Burtynsky, Simon Roberts, Chris Steele-Perkins, Martin Parr, Kurt Tong, Steve Bloom, Zed Nelson, John Angerson, Wasma Mansour, Andre Penteado, Alejandro Cartagena, Toby Smith, David Gibson, Arnhel de Serra and Frederick Wilfred.)


Friends of the Earth photography competition

The theme is renewable energy, which can be interpreted as creatively or imaginatively as you like. The winning and shortlisted photos will appear in an exhibition to be held in the autumn.  And there are prizes available for winning photos including a year’s free electricity.

Full details are available here: http://www.foe.co.uk/living/competitions/cbe_photo_competition_36350.html

The closing date for entries is 17 August, and photos should be emailed to: photocomp@foe.co.uk


National Portrait Gallery

The Queen: Art and Image – This carefully succinct show, featuring a roster of star names including Annie Leibovitz, Andy Warhol and Gerhard Richter on until 21 October.

BP Portrait Award 2012 – This year’s exhibition showcases 55 contemporary portrait paintings until 23 September – admission free.