World Photography Day
Happy world photography day! For this edition of weekend inspo we are paying homage to the humble (and awesome) photograph. Check out our top 3 photography must sees this weekend!
1. Bowie: Photographs by Gerald Fearnley
Previously unpublished, this exhibition uncovers portraits and photos of the late David Bowie, dating back to 1966-67. The man behind the shots is Gerald Fearnley, brother of "Dek" (Derek Fearnley, bass player of The Buzz (who backed Bowie in 1966/67 and played on his first album.) Gerald got in on the action and created these beautiful shots of the signer- other notable work he has done with Bowie includes the front cover of Bowie's debut album 'Bowie.' The exhibition runs at the Snap Galleries up until the 24th September, we're getting in there before everyone else gets to it!
2. The Photographers Gallery
More of a general one, but none the less a real treasure if you are into finding the newest up and coming photography talent. The Photographers Gallery is London's largest public gallery dedicated to photography- the galleries mix of the latest emerging talents and established artists is perfect, and the exhibitions change monthly, with events and workshops being held just as regularly. Free to all, world photography day or not, the gallery is a great place to get some culture!
3. Travel Photographer of the year
Open until September 4th, this is one to see now or miss out! The free exhibition is the result of the Travel Photographer of the Year competition, the displayed images are all the winning entries for their categories. Awe-inspiring shots, we hear they will leave you thinking "how?! what?! amazing!!" The exhibition is residing in the University of Greenwich's beautiful new building, a stones throw away from Greenwich park, we'll see you there!