Mazarrón this weekend will become the center of attention of photographers and graphics professionals throughout Spain by the conclusion of a new edition of Fotogenio which this year celebrates its sixth edition.
15 speakers, among them has the prestigious National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry, conduct workshops and presentations will be distributed in 3 different spaces.
New this year will portfolios plus 5 viewings of the commercial area and will have 12 commercial stands of companies involved in the sector.
Several book signings and sales of merchandise will complete the programming of the 3 days of the event.
Activities will begin Friday morning with two workshops of Clemente Jimenez and Rebeca Saray from 10 in the morning.
Jimenez is one of the leading figures of the current European level "Wedding Fashion" as it is verified by his two awards QEP (Federation of European Professional Photographers Associations), a Goya Award and, most recognized, the EFF prize GOLDEN WEDDING EUROPEAN CAMERA AWARD 2010, something like the "Oscars" of wedding photographers.
Meanwhile, Rebeca Saray known for his photographs of celebrities from film, music and culture that makes for record labels, magazines, books, etc..
It also has edited two books on this art form and is an acknowledged fan of Fotogenio.
The two workshops are subject to registration not included in the entry Fotogenio.
Starting at 5 pm on Friday will open the shopping area with free admission for the public may attend, starting at 7 and a half, the presentation of the new SLR camera Canon EOS-1D X.
The papers of Juan Bautista Garcia Esteve on pinhole photography, Fructu Navarro on 3D Photography, and Fernando Ortega, on the Lightroom program 4, supplemented by the workshop of Peter J. lightpainting
Alcazar, the afternoon of the first day of this new edition.
You can attend all activities freely and without charge, except to the workshop requires advance registration.
On Saturday, the day you have to be logged in to attend Fotogenio comes the highlight of the event.
Steve McCurry, author of the iconic photograph of National Geographic "The Afghan Girl" will be presented, starting at 10 am, by the Mayor of Mazarron, Ginés Campillo to talk about "The Power of portrait photography" and then sign books in the shopping area.
A McCurry will accompany Mauro A.
Alvarez Fuentes, Gervasio Sánchez, Javier Guijarro Fructu Tortosa and Navarro.
Starting at 7 pm, will open to the public Fotogenio for anyone who wishes to attend the book signing of Gervasio Sanchez.
Not only that, attendees may participate in the free workshop offered by INNOVA-PHOTO in the commercial area that will hold a workshop on fashion with a professional model.
This will be led by Alexander Master Photographer who will use the latest technology in lighting and imaging Profoto.
Sunday will be closed this year and will go all out.
Not only because the quality of the speakers will rise from the previous days, but also because it held the official presentation to the public of the Canon EOS 5Dmark III just days after its official presentation to the media and industry professionals.
At the level of the speakers highlighted Bence Máté, a Hungarian photographer who in 2010 won the "Oscar" of nature photography awards, the "BBC Wildlife Photographer", and that last year was awarded "Eric Hosking" by fourth, being the first person to win this award 4 times in the world.
Along with Máté participate in Sunday's Marco Cristofori, Rosa Isabel Vazquez, Jose A.
Fernandez, always surprising Ricky Davila, Marta Garcia and Rebeca Saray will be killed.
All this for those enrolled in this issue, because on Sunday the doors will open to the public at 5 and a half in the afternoon when the closing is scheduled contest with prizes and giveaways.
In addition to the awards ceremony of the competition portfolio, another novelty is the convening of the I Photography Competition "Paco Jimeno Memorial" which starts on Friday from 10 am.
For those who have not yet signed up and want to attend this meeting, which already provides for the attendance of more than 700 people still have time to ahcerlo.
For the modest price of 40 euros can register until tomorrow via the web www.fotogenio.net and pay before entering the premises, or register and pay the entry at the entrance to it.
Fotogenio held in the former warehouse of the company "Paloma" on the Avenue of The Mulberry, who serves in a totally selfless these facilities.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón