Congratulations to Andrew Hyde on winning the FIRST Ffoton/The Eye Urban Wales monthly competition. An incredible number of entrants with such a high quality of images makes this ‘ cold wet night in a bus stop ‘ a worthy winner of The Eye ticket
The Eye 2012 Exhibitor Italian Danilo Balducci has won the prestigious FIIPA 2016 ( FIOS International Photography Awards ) for his reportage ‘ Another Step and You’re Elsewhere ‘ following the migrant crisis from Lesvos Island, Greece, The Balkans and Calais. Thanks to Danilo for allowing us to show this amazing work.
The Eye Director Glenn Edwards spoke with photography legend Ian Berry of Magnum for Ffoton Wales ( www.ffoton.wales ) on his visit to Cardiff for a lecture at Cardiff School of Journalism organized by The Nick Lewis Memorial Trust ( nicklewistrust.co.uk ). Nick passed away in 1999 of cancer and the Trust was established to support young journalists with scholarships, exhibitions and bursaries Ffoton Wales organized this exclusive interview and we are very grateful to them for allowing us to use it on our site. For more great interviews and photography talk www.ffoton.wales
WE are pleased to announce that The Box Exhibition space will invite emerging talent from around the world. Ima Mfon from Nigeria will show his work on Nigerian Identity
Jill Furmanovsky has photographed most of the greats of rock and pop in our generation. We are privileged to say Jill will be talking at The Eye this year
Great to receive amazing images from Nick Danziger. We can only look forward to hearing the stories behind the pictures in September
With over 600 creative photographs posted on Instagram and Flickr in just over a month, Ffoton Wales / The Eye also want their #urbanwales project to be a way for photographers to exhibit their work publicly – for many it’ll be the first time. The Littleman Coffee Co. in Cardiff City Centre will be the home to a range of Urban themed photography through 4th April to 30th June 2016. The main cafe space in Littleman will display the work of a single photographer for each of the 3 months, meanwhile downstairs will host an exhibition of work by 8 photographers, …
Direction-Space! sheds light on the two most iconic and once secretive Soviet space facilities – Star City and Baikonur. The project not only unveils the daily lives of cosmonauts, scientists and engineers who still live and work there, but also shows their habitat – the technology and aesthetics of these historical spaces, where previous generations of cosmonauts have trained since the 1960s.
Great response for the FfotonWales/Eye Instagram Urban Wales photo competition. Keep them coming in. Eye ticket for each monthly winner
Rockarchive founder and world renowned music photographer, Jill Furmanovsky, opens her archive to share her mainly unseen collection of anarchic Punk images. Featuring The Buzzocks, The Clash, The Sex Pistols and many more, A Chunk of Punk is a photographic celebration of 1970’s subversive culture. An event as featured as part of Punk.London: 40 Years of SubversiveCulture http://www.punk.london/