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Robert Harding Dives Deep Underwater

Robert Harding World Imagery are showcasing some of their spectacular photos of the world’s oceans. Their underwater photographer, Reinhard Dirscherl, a World Press Photo prize winner, has had adventures in a world that few have experienced. His oceanic subjects have included giant turtles off the coast of Hawaii, great whites in California and Atlantic sailfish off the Yucatan coast in Mexico, one image of which won a prize at the World Press Photo 2011.

Other recent subjects are the cream of their wonderful images of the Maldives, the precious ocean paradise that draws in thousands of visitors each year, yet whose future is at risk due to rising sea levels.

Harding also celebrate the global party starting this month in the world’s Catholic countries. Carnival encompasses public celebration, masquerade and an overturning of everyday life. Their photographers capture the most riotous and colourful of them all - including Venice, Viareggio, Nice and the king of all carnivals, Rio de Janeiro.


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Capture Launches Royalty Solution
Library software provider Capture have added a new module to their highly-regarded photolibrary and DAM system, a royalty module which generates invoices, attributes contributors and commission percentages to sales, bulk import agent reports and auto-calculates multiple pay-outs all with one click.

Photoshelter Releases Action and Sports Photography Guide
Learn how award-winning photographers turn their love for adventure into a career! Photoshelter have partnered with Red Bull Illume to release The Guide to Action & Adventure Sports Photography. Top photographers show you how to get the best action pictures.

Avedon Warhol Gagosian
Gagosian London is presenting the first major exhibition to pair works by Richard Avedon and Andy Warhol. Both artists rose to prominence in postwar America with parallel artistic output that occasionally overlapped. Their most memorable images, produced in response to changing cultural mores, are icons of the twentieth century.

First Ever Independent Rights Valuation Published
BAPLA along with several other trade bodies and collecting organisations has published an investigation by an independent consultant to determine what an equitable valuation of creative rights should be. This is an important step forward, in the light of the Collective Rights Management Directive due to be implemented into UK law in April 2016.

Copyright Office for the Digital Economy Bill in US
Legislation designed to modernise the United States Copyright Office is being introduced into the US Congress, Among other changes, the bill makes the Copyright Office independent of the Library of Congress, provides for a Copyright Office Director appointed by the President, requires continuing technology studies to keep the office current and make it more user friendly, and establishes an advisory board to provide ongoing feedback.

Capture EXPRESS - the easy way to manage your images, videos and other digital files
Capture EXPRESS provides simple, powerful and ready-to roll digital asset management at your finger tips. It has been tried and tested with a whole raft of libraries and is one of the best asset management systems on the market.

Brontë Exhibition at the NPG Coming in 2016
To mark 200th anniversary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth, the National Portrait Gallery in London has teamed up with the Brontë Parsonage museum at their home in Haworth to display personal items, original manuscripts and works of art in a major new exhibition of the milieu of some of Britain's best-loved authors.

Samuel Pepys - Plague, Fire, Revolution
Royal Museums Greenwich features a new exhibition delving into the scandalous world of Stuart London. Samuel Pepys was a very colourful character - known as a naval mastermind, he was also a notorious gossip, socialite and a lover of culture, fine living – and women!

Frank Sinatra at 100
A collection of images to celebrate the 100th birthday of the legendary crooner is to be held at the Proud Gallery in Chelsea until January. Sinatra was born on December 12th 1915, in Hoboken New Jersey. He went on to sell over 150 million albums worldwide and star in many Hollywood movies.

BP Portrait Award 2016 Call For Entries Now Open
The National Portrait Gallery is inviting entries for the BP Portrait Award. 2016 will mark the BP Portrait Award’s 37th year at the National Portrait Gallery and 27th year of sponsorship by BP. This highly successful annual event is aimed at encouraging artists over the age of eighteen to focus upon, and develop, the theme of portraiture in their work.

Register Now for UK Picture Editors' Guild Awards
Deadline is Sunday 6th December. These are some of the most prestigious awards in the industry calendar for photographers. Now there is a new award for Videojournalists.

42nd World Festival of Underwater Pictures Dives In
The 42nd World Festival of Underwater Pictures will be held from Thursday 29th October to Sunday 1st November 2015 at the conference centre Parc Chanot, Marseilles. It is the only event of its kind in the world and includes a competition and a programme of still images and films on the marine environment and underwater world.

The Bechers – Documenting Industrial Decline
Husband-and-wife team Bernd and Hilla Becher spent their lives austerely photographing passing industrial technologies, like anthropologists study vanishing tribes. Their work will be a testimonial to those giant endeavours in future, a reference work for both artists and historians.

CEPIC 2016 is to be in Zagreb Croatia
Congress will be held on 25th to 27th May

Burden of Proof – Crime in Photography
Exhibition looks at the way photographic images are used as evidence

Texas FotoFest: This Side of Paradise
Preview at the Texas Contemporary Art Fair this weekend

South African Wins British Photography Prize With Japanese Image
Photographer Adrian Van Heerden receives prestigious ArtGemini 2015 award

Visual Researchers' Society of Canada 10th Anniversary
New president for Canada's leading photo researcher association

Julia Margaret Cameron: Influence and Intimacy
New exhibition of pioneering Victorian photographer at Science Museum

Rupert Murdoch Takes Control of National Geographic for a 470 Million Price Pound Tag
Deal gives 21st Century Fox majority stake in National Geographic media

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