Time goes so quickly so put 5th – 7th OCTOBER 2018 in your diary and make sure you dont forget and you are at the best Photography event in Wales THE EYE FESTIVAL
If you want the bargain onsite accommodation please pre -book. No accommodation will be available to book on the weekend. Phone 01970 621960
The University cleared some cheap accommodation for The Eye Festival today. Basic rooms with shared kitchen and shower facilities are just £ 19.20 / night and houses to accommodate 5-6 people with shared kitchen and shower are £30 / person / night Meaning the whole weekend can be just a few pounds over the 100. No other Festival of this standard can compete with that. A real bargain. Call the Box office to book your tickets now
Sad news that Abbie Traylor-Smith will be missing from the Fine Beginning talk on Friday night. A commission for Oxfam working in Iraq has been brought forward a week unfortunately keeping Abbie away from us. Its the nature of the game Abbie and we understand fully and hope the trip is a success for you. Stay safe.
On Friday 30th September the first talk at The Eye 2016 will be members of the Welsh photography collective A Fine Beginning talking about their individual personal projects and discuss how they collaborate to exhibit photography being made in and about Wales’. pic James O Jenkins
In 2012 one of the stars of The Eye Festival was Italian AFP photographer Marco Longari. Read about his latest work on the Gabon elections, about being the only photographer there and why it is important for these events to be covered. Amazing words for any aspiring photographer https://correspondent.afp.com/importance-being-there
Book a place to see an original historical print during The Eye Festival at The National Library of Wales We are lucky to have 6 prints made available to view on Saturday 1st September PLEASE book a spot Cereus Gigantius – Carleton Watkins Ben James, Miner – Robert Frank Renaldo Corpanini – Mo Wilson Canon de Chelly- E S Curtis Lakeside Penlle’rgaer – Philip H Delamontte Marine and Child – Philip Jones Griffiths
Neil Johansson ( sven804 on Instagram ) This striking image will join the other 5 to be exhibited at The Eye Festival on 30th September. The overall winner will collect a free lifetime Pixelrights website account. Thank you Pixelrights for your kind sponsorship of the competition www.pixelrights.com
Maria Gruzdeva will give an insight into the daily of life of cosmonauts and space engineers of the closed military and research facility of Star City and the launch pad in Baikonur. She has captured the retro, yet futuristic feel of these historical sites, showing their spirit through her careful photographic observations.
With just a week remaining in August there’s still time to submit and tag your favourite creative #urbanwales photographs on Instagram and Flickr. We close the competition 30th August and will announce the sixth and final EYE Festival ticket winner on 1st September. As an added incentive to bag that last EYE Festival ticket (worth £65), The Eye and Ffoton have teamed up with the lovely folks at Pixelrights to present a special 1st prize to one of the six #urbanwales ticket winners on the final day of the Festival! He or she will receive a LIFETIME Pixelrights Prime account …