Returning to its iconic location at the Brooklyn Bridge Plaza—located in DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park beneath the majestic span of the Brooklyn Bridge— Photoville will once again create an immersive photography village populated by 55+ shipping containers repurposed into galleries.
Apply different ways of thinking to optimize your zone focusing experience with Leica Akademie Instructor Philip Cuenco on this technical photowalk. This photowalk is perfect for M-owners or photographers interested in experiencing the Leica M-System and its vast lens portfolio.
Presented by United Photo Industries and WalkerWear
Join Vikki Tobak, author of Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop, as she interviews April Walker, lifestyle entrepreneur, author, health/wellness advocate, and creator of one of the first urban fashion brands, WalkerWear.
Joe Rodriguez and David Gonzalez will be discussing his groundbreaking National Geographic cover on Spanish Harlem in the 1980s, looking back on a vital New York City community that is undergoing increasing gentrification.
Photographers and writers Ruddy Roye and Travon Free discuss how and why their cameras are not only an important weapon in modern storytelling, but through demonstrations of their work, will explain why it’s critical to the landscape of photography for black and marginalized people to be the ones telling these stories.
Acclaimed photographer Jamel Shabazz has curated an exhibition at Photoville this year, showcasing young photographers from diverse backgrounds who use documentary photography to address pressing social issues. He leads a conversation with them on this panel.
Join us as two celebrated photojournalists sit down for a conversation about their impactful work traversing the globe, from the current humanitarian crises in Syria, to immigrant crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border during the Trump administration.
Join Dr. Deb Willis, Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at New York University Tisch School of the Arts, as she interviews photographer Tyler Mitchell, New York University Tisch School of the Arts Film & Television alum. They will discuss his first solo exhibition, I Can Make You Feel Good, and their collective body of work.
Explore the hidden gems of Brooklyn Bridge Park in this golden hour photowalk. A selection of Leica cameras and lenses will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for use during this photowalk.
Learn how to sustain your ongoing visual story with New York photographer and curator Rene Perez. In this talk, Rene will analyze how his life-long fascination with the magic hour became a long-term photo project.
Sharing photos via social media is becoming the norm for photographers, but how do you effectively shoot, select, and edit for social media? Join this panel as they discuss their strategies for delivering great photos for social media.
Presented by Committee to Protect Journalists, Frontline Freelance Register, Rory Peck Trust
A panel discussion on the physical, digital, and psychological risks for photographers covering political rallies, protests, and events in an increasingly polarised environment leading up to the 2020 U.S. Presidential election.