Today has been presented at the National Geographic Madrid 8th edition of the largest gathering of photographers in Spain, Fotogenio 2014, which this year will be attended by SebastiÃ£o Salgado, Eugenio Recuenco, José María Mellado, Alberto Yague, Phil Gonzalez, among others Professional photography of the highest level.
They are going to give appointment in Mazarrón 23 to 25 May, three days of pure photography, to learn and enjoy photography of the very best.
In this presentation have attended any of the speakers who will participate in 2014 Fotogenio fashion photographer Eugenio Recuenco, an artist who uses photography and video to make art;
Alberto Yague renowned retoucher, a young man full of talent and technique;
the photographer Jose Maria Mellado admired;
and multifaceted Philippe González, creator of the worldwide community of Instagramers.
They, along with director John S. Calventus Fotogenio have gathered today in Madrid, in a press breakfast Fotogenio 2014 to present.
The Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, together with the Councillor of Culture Celeste Soria, presented to us how proud Mazarrón, a coastal town in the region of Murcia, opened its doors a year the largest gathering of photographers in Spain.
John S. Calventus, festival director and passionate about photography, has told us excitedly how Fotogenio born in 2006, "what began as a simple gathering of thirty participants, eight years later it has become a macro photographers meet . Fotogenio What have been more than 7,000 people and around 100 national and international speakers. No other event by paid subscription, involving more than 800 photographers together. "
"The secret of success of our photographers are Fotogenio. Every edition Our pride is to have a group of professionals that we gather. It may be in the world from a small place like Mazarrón".
Calventus explained to us how important it will be this year.
"It will be a before and after the passage of SebastiÃ£o Salgado Fotogenio Salgado is a living legend, and personally, for my presence in Fotogenio assumes full circle He made me photographer,.. Discovered photography with Salgado when he 14 and presented his television series "Trabahadores".
But not only is Fotogenio Salgado.
John S. Calventus has made considerable emphasis on professionalism and quality group of speakers that make Fotogenio 2014, and has dedicated a few words to describe those who were with us today in this presentation.
"Eugenio Recuenco is one of the most professional we have asked the audience, has a special magic and creativity."
Regarding Alberto Yague, "a young retoucher great value, full of judgment and sensitivity, and perhaps is not aware of the amount of people who are still following your work," were the words of admiration dedicated by John.
"José María Mellado, is a veteran in Fotogenio. This will be his third. As a professional, he has led the way for many of us, has a legion of followers always your outstanding work."
And finally, Phil González, creator of the worldwide network of instagramers, is "a monster, a guru who has helped us discover how important mobile photography to make visible the work of a photographer.
Because we are all photographers Fotogenio, no matter the capture device we use. "
Everything is ready, only 17 days left for this 8th edition opens.
For three days all eyes will be on Fotogenio in Mazarrón, a people that has made the art of photography flag.
All information on programming, and the process to carry out the registration, is available on the event website: www.fotogenio.net