900 photographers arrived, 23 exhibitors and more than two dozen accredited media come together tomorrow in Mazarrón to enjoy the 8th edition of 'Fotogenio', the meeting of professional photographers and bigger fans across Spain.
The festival director John S. Calventus, unable to hide his "satisfaction at having beaten all records this year because, among registered, professional communicators, members and guests exhibiting brands, will be about 1,500 people who arrive this weekend to the municipality. "
Pretty blame for this fact is the 'Prince of Asturias Arts' award and the 'social' most internationally renowned photographers, SebastiÃ£o Salgado's Brazilian.
This mythical figure in contemporary photography will give a lecture in the main hall of the store 'Paloma', where the event takes place this Saturday, May 24 from 16pm and just after the Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo , officially opens the meeting accompanied by the Councillor for Culture, Maria Celeste Soria, Juan Salgado and S. Calventus own.
But 'Fotogenio' is much more and starts this Friday, May 23 at 10 am with the open day, which can assist all who wish until the capacity is filled.
It will be a unique and free opportunity to enjoy the great fashion photographer Eugenio Recuenco who, from 18:45 in the main room, talk 'Beyond the captured moment' explaining how it was his leap from photography to video, genre visual that 'Fotogenio' opened last year, and with what tools was conducted.
Isarel Luri, Hugo Rodriguez, Alberto Yague, Mario Cea, José Antonio Fernández and Francisco Guerrero, as well as presenting the Fujifilm X-T1;
complete the day tomorrow.
In the days of Saturday and Sunday, and only for those enrolled, you can enjoy important figures such as Alberto Yague Jose Maria Mellado, Philippe González, Juan Bautista Garcia Esteve, Julio Gómez, Ramón Navarro, Jordi Look, Pedro Javier Alcazar, Paul Ferao, Albert Maso, Jose Antonio Vela, Miriam Sanchez, Isaac Lopez, Antonio Atienza and Fructu Navarro.
All programming for 'Fotogenio full can be found at the link http://fotogenio.net/programacion/.
The Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, stressed that "the interest that has already garnered this year, 'Fotogenio' becomes the meeting place for professionals in the country's largest audiovisual genre."
The mayor wanted to thank "the great success we've had this year by the public, exhibitors and media" and apologized "to all those who, still wanting to come, they have not been able to do by having to maintain security-facing capacity. "
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón