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Time capsules of reality

“I don’t think I’m romanticizing when I allege that Polaroids were the last outburst of a time when we had certainty, not only in images. We had nothing but confidence in things, period.” – Wim Wenders

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 08 Dec 2017

An Elizabethan Progress

Inspired by Alec Soth’s photobook Sleeping by the Mississippi and Crossrail, London’s new east-to-west rail system, An Elizabethan Progress is the first book in the modern photobook form to be published by the RPS.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 08 Dec 2017

Gearing up for a show

EACG exhibition July 2018

Added by SIG: Contemporary East Anglia on 20 Oct 2017

Rockin’ Rotterdam Exhibition and Book Launch

A contemporary project organised by the RPS BeNeLux Chapter has just launched its exhibition in Rotterdam. Rockin’ Rotterdam’s aim was to take one creative or interesting photo in every street within the Rotterdam ring road.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 11 Oct 2017

Parr’s Photobook collection now at Tate

A collection of Martin Parr's Photobooks form the exhibition "Iranian Photobooks: From Revolution to War" at Tate Modern.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 13 Sep 2017

Digital Imaging Expo 2017

The RPS Digital Imaging Group are holding their “DI Expo 2017” in Birmingham in September 2017, with a range of speakers covering a broad spectrum of interests. There’s bound to be talk about equipment and technique but with the presenters known for shooting series of images there will be plenty of opportunity to discuss intent and emotion of theirs and your photography.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 04 Jul 2017

Contemporary SIG AGM 2017 - save the date!

Diary dates: The Contemporary SIG are planning to hold their AGM on Saturday 30th September 2017 along with a free event with contemporary photographers as speakers.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 13 Jun 2017

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