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    Musician, Zahara. © Sihle Maku
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Trick or art?

On Thursday 20th of October, Jay Caboz gave a presentation at the Market Photo Workshop on his work and experiences while on residency at the ISBK Summer Academy in Salzburg, Austria in August 2011 .  Because I was quite intrigued by his work I made an appointment with him to discuss his work further.  This … Continue reading

Rihanna and David LaChapelle Settle ‘S&M’ Video Plagiarism Lawsuit Rihanna and David LaChapelle Settle ‘S&M’ Video Plagiarism Lawsuit

SourceURL:file://localhost/Volumes/DUFFLE%20BAG/TERM3%20Internship/Rihanna%20and%20David%20LaChapelle%20Settle.doc   October 19, 2011  Rihanna has settled a lawsuit with fashion photographer David LaChapelle, who had claimed that her S&M video was “directly derived” from his pictures.   The suit claimed that eight of LaChapelle’s images were copied in the S&M video directed by Melina Matsoukas, and the “composition, total concept, feel, tone, mood, … Continue reading

World’s Famous Photographers donate pictures for Anton Hammerl’s family

Some of the most renowned names in the world of photography have rallied together to donate images exclusively for sale on website – http://www.friendsofanton.org – to raise funds for Hammerl’s three children, 11-year-old Aurora, seven-year-old Neo, and 6-month-old baby Hiro. Hammerl was killed while covering the war in Libya in April 2011. Money raised will … Continue reading

Photography Contests/Grants

I Digital Photography Audiovisual Contest Triton The AFS (Sabiñánigo Photographic Association) is organizing the I Digital Photography Audiovisual Contest Triton, open to all photographers and photography groups, both amateur and professional, regardless of nationality. DEADLINE Extended to 9th September 2011 (more…) Entry: Free Entry Deadline: September 9, 2011 Prize: EUR800 Eligibility: All http://www.afsabi.com/bienvenida/afs1/triton/     … Continue reading

In Conversation with David Goldblatt

On Tuesday evening, 28 June 2011, the Market Photo Workshop hosted a conversation session between two students (Lebogang Kganye and Biko Molobye) and the founder of the institution, David Goldblatt. The discussion was open to the public and saw The Photo Workshop Gallery packed to the brim. Click below to listen to a podcast of … Continue reading

Fale le Fale – David Goldblatt

Founder of the Market Photo Workshop, David Goldblatt, celebrated his 80th birthday in November 2010. In recognition of his extensive contribution, not only to the Photo Workshop, but also to photography in South Africa Goldblatt will have his first exhibition at the shcool he founded starting on June 15 2011. Goldblatt has been photographing and … Continue reading

Chilling in the inner city

Come and chill with us in Johannesburg’s inner city Welcome to the inner city project, where you can live the City of Gold, through the lenses of the Market Photo Workshop Students. The city is our playground and with  over fifty camera trigger fingers available to us, The workshops students will take on you a … Continue reading

Image of the Week

Musician, Zahara. © Sihle Maku