After two successful years, Fotospeed are bringing Foto Fest to the Midlands this July with the launch of Foto Fest Central.
Taking place on 15th July at the Patchings Art Centre in Nottingham, the inaugural Foto Fest Central will play host to five of Britain’s best photographers as they share their photographic journeys, as well as the Foto Fest Market Place, which gives guests the opportunity to get exclusive deals from leading photography brands.
For more information and to register for Foto Fest Central 2018, go to the Foto Fest website.
Toby Herlinger, Sales and Marketing Director for Fotospeed, said, ''The best thing about the photography community, to us, is the strong desire to help others learn and be inspired. With Foto Fest, we set out to give others the opportunity to be inspired by some of the world’s leading photographers, and for the last two years we’ve had an overwhelmingly positive response to the festival and the speakers. We’re ecstatic that we have been able to bring Foto Fest to more people with the creation of Foto Fest Central and hope that we can continue to bring such a high calibre of talks to photographers across the country.''
Hear from five of Britain’s best photographers at Fotospeed Talks
Foto Fest Central brings together some of Britain’s leading photographers to give you an opportunity to hear about their photographic journeys, giving exclusive insight into their experiences and expert knowledge to apply to your own work. Plus, the festival brings together all 5 photographers for a panel discussion and Q&A led by The Togcast. Speakers include:
Mark Littlejohn, photographer and winner of the 2014 Take-a-View UK Landscape Photographer of the Year award, has had his words and images featured in a variety of national publications. For Mark, landscape photography is about seeking thrills and reacting to the environment around you. In his talk ‘Atmosphere’, you’ll hear about Mark’s approach to creating intrigue and mystery in his images.
Tom Way, professional fine art wildlife photographer and winner of various international competitions including the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year, will share stories of his adventures from around the world, describing how he has gone from working in a gym to traveling the globe taking wildlife images and exhibiting them over the UK. Join Tom for his talk ‘The Art of Wildlife Photography’ and find out what it takes to be a wildlife photographer as well as the importance of light and angles in composing a sellable image.
Ted Leeming and Morag Paterson have worked both collaboratively and as individuals for over 12 years and exhibit their work around the world, with their fine art prints featuring in many private collections. In ‘A Collaborative Journey’, Ted and Morag share their photographs, experiences, and anecdotes from the field and the darkroom, as well as what they have learnt from over a decade of exhibiting and teaching.
Charlie Waite is one of the world’s leading landscape photographers and is the recipient of a number of awards including the prestigious Honorary Fellowship to the British Institute of Professional Photography. In his talk, ‘Why Photograph?’, Charlie answers questions such as ‘where does the impulse to photograph originate?’, ‘how does the photographer define their objective?’, and ‘has traditional photography of beautiful landscapes got further to go?’
Get exclusive deals and expert advice at the Foto Fest Market Place
An opportunity to get your hands on the latest gear and talk to industry specialists, Foto Fest Central will also host the Market Place, bringing together a range of notable brands. Get exclusive festival deals and speak to industry experts for the best advice on your next photographic purchase. Entry to Market Place is free and the brands featured include:
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