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A picture really is worth a 1000 words

Whatever you think about the science and politics of Climate Change the work of James Balog certainly makes you stop and think. The photography exhibition Extreme Ice illustrates how much the glaciers have melted over the last 15-20 years.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 07 May 2017

Must there be an image?

Do you go out on photography adventures without taking images?

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 30 Apr 2017

Contemporary Conference Report - April 2017

Report and images from the Contemporary Special Interest Group’s conference in Birmingham, April 8th 2017.

Photo: Y21, Shangri-La County, Yunnan Province, Tibet. ©Yan Preston, with permission for RPS Contemporary Group blog use only.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 13 Apr 2017

Format International Photography Festival 2017

The Format Festival of Photography is the largest festival of photography in the UK. It runs biennially and the 2017 event features work by 62 photographers showing at 22 venues across Derby and nearby. The festival patrons this year are the Royal Photographic Society and Brian Griffin HonFRPS.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 28 Mar 2017

Ready for the River?

“Tales of Two Rivers” features Yang Wan Preston and Polly Braden who will share their adventures with us. It’s now less than two weeks to go until the Contemporary SIG’s conference in Birmingham. Are you ready?

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 25 Mar 2017

Subversion

A great idea for a project, take two completely different styles of images and create photomontages to highlight their differences and bring a subject to an unwitting audience.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 08 Mar 2017

Provoke: Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance, 1960–1975

This exhibition (on show until April 30, 2017) provides a thorough history of the Provoke movement and its connections between photography, political protest, and performance in post-war Japan.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 06 Mar 2017

Wolfgang Tillmans

Wolfgang Tillmans exhibition '2017' is at Tate Modern, London from 15th February to 11th June 2017

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 17 Feb 2017

Doris, how good to meet you again

People watching is such fun – clearly Jeff Hutchinson’s relationship with his mother-in-law and his sense of humour are both strong.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 02 Feb 2017

Images about… science and the environment

Contemporary photography can appear in all kinds of publications, not just the photographic press.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 25 Jan 2017