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Peaches and Cream: A photography competition, exhibition and award.

Call for entries now open, deadline: 5 AugustMillennium Images is launching a brand new photographic competition in conjunction with Milim Gallery and Crane Kalman Brighton.

Peaches and Cream is offering established professionals, graduates and all other photographers alike the opportunity to join forces with Millennium Images picture library. Best known for their book covers with top selling publishers within the UK and abroad, Millennium Images is offering each winner a three year contract, cash prize, and of course, the grand chance to see their photographs published on the cover of a best selling novel.

We are looking for a series of 3-10 images on any theme. Images can be in any style, for example, documentary, fine art, travel etc and of any subject but should be suitable for hanging on a gallery wall.

There will be two catagories to this competition, one entitled Peaches which will consider the work of every photographer who enters, and the other Cream, specfically aimed at graduates. Both to be selected by our team of highly esteemed judges including Richard Kalman of Crane Kalman Brighton, Richard Evans of Atlantic Books, Jason Shenai of Millennium Images and Milim Gallery, and others from within the photographic and publishing industries.

Five photographers will exhibit their work in central London at Dream Space in October 2011

The showcased images will be for sale.Entry costs £10 before 29 July.

Enter online: www.milimgallery.com

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Now in its fourth year, the Photography Book Now competition celebrates “the very best in self-published photography books and the photographers behind them,” says the organisers. It comes with an overall cash prize of $25,000, as well as $5000 for all category winners.

Photographers can enter in four categories – Fine Art, Documentary, Travel and Student. Entries will be jugded by a panel of photography experts led by Darius Himes. He will be joined by publisher Markus Schaden, photographers Gerry Badger, Steve McCurry, Henry Horenstein, Larry Fink and Matt Eich, Larrisa Leclair of Indie Photobook Library, Chris Boot of the Aperture Foundation, Claudia Hinterseer of Noor, as well as Jon Levy of Foto8, photo editor Whitney Lawson, and Laura Brunow Miner of Pictory.

“Photography Book Now offers photographers from all backgrounds and from around the world an incredible opportunity to showcase their best work in book form,” says Himes. “Submissions from the competition’s first three years have set the bar high, and our jurors are looking forward to seeing even more inspiring work this year.”

British Journal of Photography is a media partner, and will feature, in coming weeks, a series of features on the production of photobooks.

Photographers have until 14 July to enter the competition. For more details, visit www.photographybooknow.com.

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Nothing better captures human history than a collection of information that is indelible and images that are everlasting. For many film enthusiasts, the moving picture medium does this best. However, within the medium, the differentiation between the purposes of the feature and the documentary film cannot be overemphasised.The essence of the documentary film and the documentary filmmaker takes the front stage at the iRepresent International Documentary Film Festival……Documenting Africa on screen

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