The Photography Show 2019: what’s on at this year’s show

The Photography Show 2019 hits Birmingham, UK later this week, running from Saturday March 16 through to Tuesday March 19 and incorporating The Video Show. The event promises more than ever for photographers and videographers, whether they’re a pro making a living from imaging or a beginner simply looking to get inspired by something new. NEED TO KNOW Dates: Saturday 16 – Tuesday 19 March Opening times: 10:00 – 17:00 (every day) Location: Birmingham NEC, UK Tickets: Available online or on the day Get 20% off a single advance adult ticket with code TRADTPS19. Cannot be used in conjunction…

Underwater Photography to Take a Powerful Stand Against Trawling

The devastating effects of bottom trawlers lead one activist and photographer to create a campaign to drive emotional messages through their imagery. After reading an article in ScienceDaily about how bottom trawling impacts the ocean to the extent that the effects can be seen from space, Christine Ren decided to make this the next focus of her underwater imagery. Teaming up with Brett Stanley they traveled to a location in the Bahamas after receiving an award from Redbubble named Create Some Good. This conceptual shoot was to be photographed underwater about the effects of bottom trawling. “Protect What’s Precious is a narrative underwater photo campaign aimed…

This Jaipur king so loved photography, he even took photos in the zenana

Ram Singh photographs of women in the zenana section of his household were path-breaking, given that these women were meant never to be seen by the outside world. Through the photos, he also offered snapshots of a world very different from the common conception of the time that these women were idle, deviant and oppressed. (Photo courtesy Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace, Jaipur / ACP) In early 1818, an unfamiliar and intriguing device made an appearance at the royal court of Udaipur, the former the capital of…