Archive for January 2, 2007

On Web 2.0′s Impact – Commentary by an Ad Exec

In today’s Adweek.com, advertising and comunications industry pioneer Bob Greenberg, CEO and chief creative officer at R/GA contributes his reflections on the web’s brief history, where it is heading, and the impact we the people now have on the media. You are, after all, TIME Magazine’s Person Of The Year.

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Application Period OPENS: Leica European Publishers Award for 2007

The Leica Eruopean Publishers Award, open to photographers worldwide “is a major initiative to encourage publishing of contemporary photography.” The competition is a unique collaboration between seven European Publishers: Actes Sud (France), Apeiron (Greece), Dewi Lewis Publishing (Great Britain), Editions Braus (Germany), Lunwerg Editiores (Spain), Mets & Schilt (The Netherlands) and Peliti Associati (Italy).

January 1-31 is the time when book proposals will be accepted by the participating publishers; if one of these publishers is not in your country, applications must be submitted to this year’s host publisher (Editions Braus in 2007). IMPORTANT: All submissions must be posted from, and returned to, a European address.

The website lists the impressive roster of previous winners with links to their published projects; the 2006 winning project was Children of Bombay by photographer Dario Mitidieri.

This is a terrific way to introduce your projects to seven publishers of photography books via a single submission; good luck to all!

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