"Most photographers are lousy storytellers, but they are fantastic collectors." What does this mean? It means to be a serious photographer, you need to understand the power of narrative, of editing, of clarifying your ideas, enabling you to engage and communicate with an audience. People want stories; not pictures.
The fifth edition of the international festival of photography, Luganophotodays, will be held in September. Your contribution is essential for this important anniversary.
Buy the catalogue LuganoPhotoDays 2015 (72 pages), fully bilingual (English + Italian), with 188 photos.
First of all I want to congratulate with every participant because we receive a lot of great body of work in both categories, this is also one of the reasons of the delay of the final decision.
After the success of the projection of The Salt of the Earth, we present the documentary Finding Vivian Maier by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel in collaboration with CineStar Lugano e RSI.
Video of the Festival Opening
Exhibition North Korea - Behind the Scenes by Adrien Golinelli (Phovea) at Galleria La Loggia in Carona.
We're sorry to inform you that the workshops of Bryon Paul McCartney and his lecture on October 25 have been cancelled.
A short video presentation of LuganoPhotoDays 2014.
For the 20th anniversary of this very sad chapter of the history, LuganoPhotoDays has organised for its third edition a collective photo exhibition with the work of several authors who have dealt with different aspects of the theme.
LuganoPhotoDays, the Fondazione Vicari and the Jury also appreciated -in addition to the high quality of the series- the diversity of the participants: nationalities and ages.
I'm extremely happy to announce the ten finalists of the Photo Contest 2014 by LuganoPhotoDays and Fondazione Vicari.
We apologize for the delay (even if only for a few days) and we publish with pleasure the pictures of all the participants and the 50 selected by the jury.
Due to high interest to the photo contest we are pleased to announce that the deadline has been extended! The submission deadline is now Monday, July 7, 2014 at 23:59:59 CET.
LuganoPhotoDays and Fondazione Vicari present the first edition of the photo contest
Video of the exhibition “Survivors” by GMB Akash at CSIA (Lugano).
During the workshop of Moises Saman (Magnum Photos) we organized an half-day meeting where the photographer will be joined by Daria Bonera to discuss a topic that we think may be… Continua »
During the first LuganoPhotoDays 2013 week-end (October 12th-13th, 2013), we have also organized an artistic nude workshop with Swiss photographer Walo Thönen.
The Italian photographer Franco Fontana is LuganoPhotoDays 2013’s this guest. He will host a workshop on Color and creativity (October 12th-17th, 2013).
The first guest of LuganoPhotoDays 2013 Moises Saman – Magnum Photos – who will both give a lecture and host a workshop (October 12th-14th, 2013).
On our Shop you can find the list of the books we are selling. If you with to buy something please contact us.
New website for LuganoPhotoDays. News about workshops will come soon.