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43 posts about Photography on this blog

  1. National Library acquires Roald Dahl portrait

    Friday 8 April 2011, 12:05

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The National Library of Wales has until recently been devoid of a photographic portrait of one of the best-loved writers to have heralded from Wales, Roald Dahl.

    That has now been rectified with their recent acquisition of a portrait by photographer Mark Gerson. The portrait, purchased at an auction...

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  2. James Morris: A Landscape of Wales

    Friday 7 January 2011, 11:35

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A new photography exhibition set to open in Cardiff later this month shows some of Wales' starkest landscapes, which are far from the idyllic, almost clichéd images used to sell the country to potential tourists.

    Photographer James Morris was born in Griffithstown in south Wales and moved away from...

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  3. At the Edge: Aberystwyth Arts Centre

    Friday 19 November 2010, 12:20

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A new exhibition featuring works by celebrated British artists such as Henry Moore, Frank Auerbach, Lucien Freud and Jacob Epstein has opened at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

    At the Edge explores British art from the second half of the 20th Century, drawing on sculpture, painting...

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  4. Passing Time by David Hurn at the Third Floor Gallery

    Thursday 18 November 2010, 15:15

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A new exhibition showing the work of renowned photographer David Hurn opens at the Third Floor Gallery in Cardiff Bay this evening.

    David Hurn's career as a photographer has spanned 55 years. He has caught a myriad of subjects on camera, from capturing images of the Soviet invasion of Hungary to working...

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  5. Taliesin Coombes scoops young photographer accolade

    Monday 25 October 2010, 14:45

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A young Welsh photographer from Cardiff has picked up the Take a view - Young Landscape Photographer of the Year 2010 award.

    Sixteen year old Taliesin Coombes - a pupil at Howell's School in Cardiff - won the award for his image...

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  6. Terry Morris becomes Carmarthenshire arts ambassador

    Monday 18 October 2010, 16:10

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Welsh photographer Terry Morris is best known for his celebrity portraiture work and especially his 2006 collection Cool Cymru, which starred the likes of Ioan Gruffudd, Charlotte Church, Bryn Terfel, Rhys Ifans, Dame Shirley Bassey and many more Welsh stars.

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  7. Ffotogallery's autumn Book Arts Fayre

    Tuesday 5 October 2010, 13:15

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Ffotogallery in Penarth will be holding their autumn Book Arts Fayre this Saturday, 9 October, with plenty of exhibitors and stalls to keep visitors entertained in this biannual celebration of independent publishing.

    Among the stalls will be a variety...

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  8. Pink Portraits to be unveiled during Iris Prize Festival

    Tuesday 28 September 2010, 11:10

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A new collection of photographic portraits of successful gay and lesbian professionals working in the film industry are to be exhibited during the Iris Prize Festival in Cardiff next month.

    Images by acclaimed photographer Donald MacLellan, including new portraits of Sir Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry and...

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  9. Carolyn Merrifield at Washington Gallery, Penarth

    Thursday 23 September 2010, 11:30

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A new exhibition featuring some of the most recognisable Welsh faces from the worlds of arts, sport, business, politics and science will begin next month at the Washington Gallery in Penarth.

    Artist Carolyn Merrifield has teamed up with photographer Jocelyn Allen for her latest collection, of portraits...

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  10. Unhidden exhibition at Museum of Modern Art Wales

    Wednesday 8 September 2010, 10:30

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A new exhibition of photography that showcases a unique view of Wales opens later this month at the Museum of Modern Art Wales in Machynlleth.

    Unhidden, Documentary Photographs of Contemporary Wales is a collection of dramatic images of far-from-typical Welsh scenery.

    The artist behind the collection...

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  11. Talking Pictures at Wales Millennium Centre

    Friday 13 August 2010, 17:25

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A new photography exhibition showcasing the cream of the Welsh celebrity crop will open at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay in September.

    Cambridge Jones hails from Llanidloes in Powys, and has snapped some of the showbiz world's most famous stars, including Al Pacino, Kevin Spacey and Sir...

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  12. A Turning Tide at the Mission Gallery, Swansea

    Monday 9 August 2010, 15:55

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A new exhibition featuring dramatic photography of the Welsh coastline by Aled Rhys Hughes has gone on show at the Mission Gallery in Swansea.

    Aled Rhys Hughes' photograph of Y Bont Werdd

    Aled Rhys Hughes' photograph of Y Bont Werdd

    Hughes' photography was featured in the 2008 book Rhyw Deid yn Dod Miwn. The project was a collaboration with the...

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  13. St Dogmaels Gallery summer show

    Tuesday 27 July 2010, 13:05

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    An exhibition featuring some of the best contemporary art in Wales has gone on display at the St Dogmaels Gallery summer show.

    The summer exhibition at the gallery in Cardigan showcases painting, photography, sculpture and film, and features work by artists such as Dan Backhouse, Elizabeth Haines, Caroline...

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  14. Photomarathon UK winners revealed

    Monday 26 July 2010, 12:52

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The winner of the 2010 Photomarathon UK competition was unveiled on Friday evening, following the photographic event that took place in Cardiff on Saturday 12 June.

    From over 400 participants, Nigel Leach from Gileston near Barry has been crowned this year's competition winner, in which snap-happy entrants...

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  15. Breakfast at the heart of AMs' photo exhibition

    Tuesday 29 June 2010, 10:40

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The annual photography exhibition by Wales' National Assembly Members has gone on display at the Senedd, after AMs were given the challenge of creating images on the theme of breakfast.

    Alongside an open category, the members were challenged to create images of the most important meal of the day, and...

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  16. Captured on camera: Super Furries and Steve Jones

    Thursday 29 April 2010, 10:00

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The winning photographs from this year's National Photographic Portrait Commission are now on show at the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.

    Striking portraits of one of Britian's leading scientists Steve Jones, by Tom Pope, and Welsh band Super Furry Animals, by Sophie Keyworth, will be on display...

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  17. Dame Shirley at the National Portrait Gallery

    Friday 9 April 2010, 12:01

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Dame Shirley Bassey © Venetia Dearden

    Dame Shirley Bassey is set to grace the walls of London's National Portrait Gallery, wellies and all, in a forthcoming exhibition of work by Venetia Dearden.

    Dearden's portraits taken at the Glastonbury Festival will be on display for the first time in the exhibition that runs from 19 April until 26...

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  18. Terry Morris calls for Welsh national portrait gallery

    Tuesday 2 March 2010, 11:06

    BBC Wales Arts BBC Wales Arts

    Welsh photographer Terry Morris, the man behind the Cool Cymru collection featuring some of Wales' best known celebrities, has called for a national portrait gallery in Wales.

    Morris spoke out at a one day exhibition of some of his portrait works in Llanelli library yesterday to mark St David's Day...

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  19. Accolade for Welsh photographer Terry Morris

    Thursday 25 February 2010, 11:31

    BBC Wales Arts BBC Wales Arts

    Welsh photographer Terry Morris is to have his emotive portrait of a Welsh miner, entitled End of Shift, featured in a Best of Worldwide Photographic Artists volume by American publishers Kennedy.

    Known for his portraiture work, Morris has snapped some of the most famous Welsh celebs for his collection...

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  20. Welsh photographer snaps celebs for climate change campaign

    Thursday 18 February 2010, 10:20

    BBC Wales Arts BBC Wales Arts

    Welsh photographer Cambridge Jones has captured some of the UK's most famous faces for an exhibition supporting action on climate change. (Image © Cambridge Jones)

    Michael Sheen. Image © Cambridge Jones

    Jones, originally from Llanidloes in Powys, has photographed the likes of Michael Sheen, Cerys Matthews, Richard E Grant, Gary Lineker and...

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