Photo by Philip Thomas

Photo by Philip Thomas


Last year we presented a full-day of artist talks and workshops, with top editorial and commercial art directors, documentary, commercial, and fine art photographers, as well as photo editors from across the nation. 

For 2017, we have plans to offer you the same amazing experience, with more unique programming, and expect to attract approximately 1,200 photography professionals and enthusiasts. The fest will include:

• A free community print swap and exhibition;

• Networking opportunities with professional photographers;

• Artist Talks with renowned photographers and a keynote lecture;

• And a closing party.

It all goes down Saturday, November 18th @ Paper Tiger in San Antonio. 

Paper Tiger
2410 N Saint Mary's Street, San Antonio, TX 78212
November 18, 2017
Free and open to the public!

Stay tuned for more details soon! In the meantime, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter.


The Photography Show returns to Birmingham for its third year, from 19-22 March. Sharing the month as it does with International Women’s Day, this year’s show will feature a full Women in Photography panel on Monday 21 March.

Moderated by Lisa Krantz, Professor of Photography at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, and chaired by Senior Lecturer of Photography Natasha Caruana, the panel will discuss a range of topics including the ways in which women should network and share to promote their work, how to engage and get ahead across multiple fields, and the question of whether or not breaking the glass ceiling is still relevant. With under 5% of published and collected photographs taken by women, and many commercial agencies’ employees comprising around 2% women, there remains an enormous disparity between the sexes in the photographic industry.

On the panel will sit Ilana Panich-Linsman, visual journalist based in Austin, Texas. Her regular clients include the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington PostAudubon Magazine, Rolling Stone, ESPN, CNN, Time Magazine, and others. Her awards include one of Magnum Photo’s 30 under 30, AI-AP American Photo, UNICEF Photo of the Year Honorable Mention, and the Multimedia Award at the Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism, UAL, photography PhD student and multi-award-winning portrait photographer Marcia Michael, photographic artist and visiting lecturer at UCA Farnham and Coventry university Vicki Churchill, and photographer Juno Calypso. Lisa Krantz will discuss networking, inspiration and generally getting ahead in photography.

The show will also see fashion photographer Lara Jade take to the Super Stage on Sunday 20 March to discuss her 10 year evolution as a photographer and how she went from creating portrait and fine art imagery in the UK to growing her international business through online recognition. Having photographed for the likes of Conde Nast Brides, Tatler Hong Kong and Nylon Mexico, and with clients including Harrods and Sony, Lara Jade is one of the most in-demand fashion photographers in the world.

Women in Photography Panel, 15 September, 4x5 Photo Fest, San Antonio.

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1. Juno Calypso, A Modern Hallucination, from the series Joyce, 2012.