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Photo News – Final calls for AOP Open, Photo Forum Beirut, DEVELOP Photo youtube channel and Shpilman Institute research grant winners announced

You have two days left to enter the Association of Photographers Open and, if you are in Beirut Photo Forum Beirut is calling for photographers to take part in its first event to coincide with the World Press Photo touring exhibition. Also, some educational resources: a new youtube channel aimed at photographers and the recipients of the Shpilman Institute of Photography’s first research programmes “for research in philosophy and photography, and for general research that advances the understanding of the practices, theories, and history of photography”.

There’s only two days left to enter as the call for entries for closes on Friday 20 May at 18:00 GMT. Run by the Association of Photographers The AOP Open is open to everyone; AOP members and non-members. “The Open Awards has no categories or themes but recognises all forms of outstanding imagery shot by professionals and amateurs alike.

“The competition attracts thousands of entries each year and the online public vote attracted over 4,000 votes in 2010 alone. Visit the AOP Awards website for further details of how to enter.


A Libyan rebel holds the Kingdom of Libya flag as he walks past a burning wrecked tank at a site bombed by coalition air force in the town of Ajdabiya on March 26, 2011 as forces loyal to Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi were retreating after rebels recaptured the key eastern town in their first significant victory since the launch of the Western-led air strikes a week ago. AFP PHOTO/PATRICK BAZ

The World Press Photo exhibition is travelling to Lebanon this month  – Beirut Souks – May 12 to June 1, 2011, daily from 2pm to 9pm. Photo Forum Beirut has been invited to run a session during the time of the exhibition on Saturday 21 May 2011.

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