Free Resource Launched Aimed at Pro Photographers in Majority World

I am so thrilled to be able to tell you that we have just launched Shutha.org a free resource for professional photographers in the Majority World aimed at ensuring they can compete in both local and international markets for photography. Being at the World Press Photo Awards Days here in Amsterdam where South African photographer, … Read More

€2.2 Million 2010 World Cup Project with World Press Photo and FreeVoice

Above: Two woman await a tram in a shelter advertising an exhibition of Richard Avedon pictures which was on at the Foam_Fotografiemuseum in Amsterdam while we were there. In February I was in Holland, together with our Product Manager, Ian Blackburn, and Media Manager, Dominique Le Roux, to work on a joint project with four … Read More

Report from Buenos Aires exhibition

Above: A fragment of “Cassarinas at Dawn, Maputo, Mozambique” by David Larsen, is one of the images that forms part of the IZWE de Africa exhibition that has travelled to Buenos Aires, Argentina as part of a cultural exchange programme. Clare Louise Thomas writes to participating photographers from Buenos Aires: So, we opened the exhibition … Read More

Emerging South African Photographers Feature in South American Exhibition and Launch of Africa Media Online's Art Print Range

The Izwe exhibition featuring the works of South African photographers in a prestigious venue in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A collaboration between Africa Media Online and Proyecto 34°S, this six-week exhibition provides a mix of emerging and established photographers with the chance to share their views on Contemporary African Culture. Proyecto 34°S is an artistic exchange … Read More

Johannesburg and Kenyan Pro Photographers Take Top Honours in the First African Photo Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Winner of the “Tudor Sigma African Photo Entrepreneur of the Year Award” for 2008, Karen Agenbag (centre) with Africa Media Online’s Media Manager, Dominique Le Roux (left) and Africa Media Online’s Managing Director, David Larsen (right). PHOTO: Alan Nambiar The 2008 African Photo Entrepreneur of Year Awards Pietermaritzburg, South Africa: November 12, 2008 A Johannesburg … Read More

What You Said About Africa Media Online's 2008 Digital Campus

Picture Above: Africa Media Online staff and participants in the African Photo Entrepreneur Programme in the pub at the Ascot Conference Centre during the Pietermaritzburg Digital Campus. From left to right: Maryann Shaw (APEP participant – South Africa), Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi (APEP participant – Zimbabwe) Lungile Kunene (Sales Assistant, AMO), Julius Mwelu (APEP participant – Kenya), … Read More

World Press Photo adds value to African Photo Entrepreneur Programme

Picture Above: Africa Media Online’s Digital Campus is being run in Joburg this week after a brilliant week at the Cape Town School of Photography in Cape Town. The team at the Cape Town School of Photography did a wonderful job of hosting the Digital Campus. This week, Museum Africa and the Market Photo Workshop … Read More

Building an Archive that will Last: Resolution

Dusk in Cape Town with Table Mountain and Lion’s head to the right of it. Africa Media Online’s Digital Campus moves to the “Mother City” next week after a wonderful week in Pietermaritzburg. Welcome to the seventh edition of the Digital Picture Library Manager blog designed to add value to the management of your picture … Read More

Early Bird Discount for Masterclasses Ends Today

Above: Dusk over Cape Town with the mountain on the left and Lion’s Head on the right. The 72nd South African Museums Association national conference was held in the last week of June at a venue close to this view. Welcome to the sixth edition of the Digital Picture Library Manager blog designed to add … Read More