The Royal Photographic Society - UK 2013 / 2014
09 08 31 (LS diaries)
RPS INTERNATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION 156
The Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Exhibition is the longest standing exhibition of its kind in the world. During its long history of over 150 years, it has gained a reputation for showcasing a wide range of genres and styles of photography, with cutting edge prints being shown alongside traditional work. This has ensured its uniqueness within the photographic world.
Since 2008, Allen & Overy LLP, a leading international law firm, has sponsored The Exhibition. They have introduced monetary prizes along with specific awards in their own themed categories.
An acceptance in The International Print Exhibition has always been coveted by professionals and amateurs alike and has helped many aspiring photographers to launch their career and achieve recognition.
The high profile of the exhibition's history, name and format ensures wide coverage by the photographic press and an enthusiastic response by gallery visitors. Each year the Exhibition of 120 - 125 selected prints tours the UK and ocassionally overseas.
Nearly 5000 images were submitted. 253 photogtraphers submitted 980 prints and 1032 photographers submitted 3925 digital images. 115 images were selected for the exhibition from 101 photographers worldwide. 84 digital images and 31 prints were selected.
Sophie Batterbury, Anthony Holland Parkin, Kate Peters, Bill Jackson and Ray Spence
>> Works of The Finalists
Catalogue available at the beginning of August
The Exhibition of 117 framed prints will tour the UK in 2013 / 2014, to the following venues:
20 . 07 . 13 - 08 . 09 . 13Shire Hall Gallery
14 . 09 . 13 - 01 . 11 . 13The Civic
11 . 11 . 13 - 13 . 12 . 13Michael Heseltine Gallery
11 . 01 . 14 - 08 . 03 . 14The Museum of Somerset
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