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Renaissance Photography Competition 2012
June 16, 2012Posted by on
I am really sorry not to have known about this before and to have failed to alert you to the exhibition at The Mall Galleries, London SW1 that closes today. If you are in London and have the time go and have a look, it is always so much better to see photographs as prints than viewed on a screen.
The Renaissance Photography Competition is in support of young women with breast cancer, a very worthy cause and one to give your time to. Set up in 2007 by Fiona Gifford, an amateur photographer who survived cancer after being diagnosed in 2006.
Many photography competitions in support of causes seem to attract rather dull images, nothing to shout about, that is definitely not the case with Renaissance. As soon as I saw some of the winning images I was struck but how intelligent and mature the art of photography was being used by the entrants. The website has all the winning entries for you to see and buy as prints and your love of photography would have to be a moribund husk not to find something that you would want to own.
100 photographs selected by judges Monica Allende, Michael Hoppen, Brigitte Lardinois, Mary McCartney and Brett Rogers will be exhibited in the Mall Galleries, Pall Mall, London.
The exhibition will be open to the public from 11 June to 16 June 2012 (admission free).
Photographs will be available for purchase.
Anastasia Taylor-Lind (United Kingdom)
From The Series The National Womb: Baby Boom In Nagorno Karabakh
The following images were shortlisted for awards.