The 20I6 EyeEm Photography Festival

For those revolutionizing photography, technology & visual communication

Now in its third year, The EyeEm Festival celebrates today’s emerging talents and explores what’s next in photography. Through keynotes, workshops, and the EyeEm Awards exhibition and winner celebration, we bring together some of the world’s leading experts in photography, art and technology to inspire you to push your craft in new directions.

At night, you’ll be the first to see the 2016 Finalists Exhibition and celebrate this year’s Awards winners in one big gala show and after party. 


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PART I: The Conference
NOON – 5 P.M. 


Keynotes. Interactive. New answers.
More than ever, photography is defined by its social relevance, the visual culture it has helped create, and the technology that makes it all possible. Leading experts will share their insights and explore what's next in photography.


PART II: The Grill & Mingle
5 P.M. – 7 P.M.

Break bread. Make friends. Share thoughts.
We'll fire up the BBQ with an ultimate end-of-summer feast. Rub elbows and converse with our speakers, fellow photographers and industry leaders. We guarantee it will fuel you for what comes next. 


PART III: The Interactive Sessions &
Portfolio Reviews
6 P.M. – 8 P.M.

Book your free spot starting at 11 a.m. on the day of the Festival. First come, first served.

About The Sessions

Session #1: How to get discovered as a photographer today? Get the inside scoop on going global with Anna Dickson, Photo Lead, Google Community Team (NYC)

Session #2: Visual Trends of Tomorrow: Shooting To Define The Future Insights on developing your creative vision with Jacqueline Bourke, Creative researcher at Getty Images and EyeEm's photo curators Xavier Antoinet and Brada Vivi Barassi

How It Works: Portfolio Reviews

10 reviewers. 40 spots. Meet them.
In an intimate setting, photographers, curators and editors give you valuable feedback on your work, and you can ask questions. Bring your profiles: photos posted to EyeEm, Instagram, 500px, Flickr or your own digital portfolio. You'll have 20 minutes with one reviewer to go through your shots for 1-on-1 insights. All you have to do is make sure you bring photos on your phone, laptop, or as prints!

Meet the Portfolio Reviewers


PART IV: The Exhibition, Gala & Afterparty

New perspectives. International winners. One big party.
This is the moment. Be the first to see the finalist photos of The 2016 EyeEm Awards, our annual competition to discover the most outstanding new photography talents from around the world. Hang, have a cocktail and dance 'til late.

Get on the list: RSVP now for free



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