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Siena and its surroundings are among the most photographed places in the world, and now they are the set of a new and intriguing photo festival. art photo festival siena Here is the ART PHOTO TRAVEL FESTIVAL, in 7 easy steps: - The festival is composed by a widespread exhibition, workshops, photo tours and other events (including a dinner, but this is another step!). - Ah, yes, it’s also a contest! The “Siena International Photography Awards” (SIPAContest), - With 15,000 images submitted by photographers from over 100 countries, it’s already the Italian photo contest with the highest international participation. - Photos are divided in ten categories, each of them expressing a different visual art: free color, free black-and-white, travel photography, people and portraits, nature, wildlife, architecture, sports, the cultural value of the man-food aspect, storyboards. - The winning photos, along with hundreds of the best photographs in the competition, will make up the photo widespread exhibition "Beyond the Lens" (October 31 – November 30). Museums, schools, exhibition spaces, libraries and theaters are just a few of the locations that will host the images. - The festival will open with the award ceremony of the SIPAContest 2015 (Saturday, October 31). An international jury, whose members include world-famous photographers, will choose the winners of each category and the overall winner. - The award ceremony will end with the Gala Dinner of the Siena International Photo Awards. Where? We give you a clue:
[Photo Credits: Gonçalo Figueiredo for Play Your Tuscany]
[Photo Credits: Gonçalo Figueiredo for Play Your Tuscany]
(hurry up and book HERE) INFORMATION Art Photo Travel Festival October 31 – November 30, 2015 Siena www.artphotofestival.it [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEFmz2emhDA[/youtube]