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Exposition 1917, la révolution qui a changé le monde Le 12 décembre 2017 de 12h15 à 13h15 venez nombreux assister à […]


Exhibition Stephen Shames

American photographer Stephen Shames, presents for the first time in Europe an exhibition of original prints and Archival Documents, showing his work on the American society of the 1960-1970’s. His photographs, from the daily gangs of the Bronx, to the radical movement of emancipation “Black Panthers”, go beyond the simple documentary illustration of a period. […]

Lecture by Gerd Ludwig

Gerd Ludwig who is in our data base will give a lecture thursday, October 26, 2017: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM at Javits Convention Center, New York City. He will share a wide range of strobe uses, from utilizing strobes at high-speed sync in broad daylight to enhancing extreme long exposures at night by firing […]


« Les frontières de l’image » Le terme « image » est employé dans différents contextes de manière polysémique. Il désigne d’une part les manifestations graphiques comme la photographie, le dessin, le vidéogramme, et d’autre part les représentations métaphoriques, l’intériorisation des événements, des personnes ou des idées. Qu’il s’agisse de la société, de l’environnement ou […]


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Every month, we ask a veteran photojournalist to review a portfolio submitted by a beginner. In return, the young professional reviews some of the images that the 'veteran' took at the same age. This month, long-time AFP Lebanese war photographer Patrick Baz and freelance French photojournalist Louis Witter exchange feedback on their photographs.




1917, the Revolution that Changed the World

The Birth of the Soviet Union in 100 Photographs
Michel Lefebvre Collection
Exhibition presented by the CIP (International Center of Photojournalism)
Venue : Couvent des Minimes, Perpignan, France
From October 17 to December 17. Opening time 11 am to 17:30 pm

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Visa pour l'Image is the premier International Festival of photojournalism. It takes place in Perpignan, in southern France, every year during two weeks at the end of August and/or the beginning of September.