It’s the official time of year when our calendars get filled up with every and any event happening in our town. Many will read this with a mobile device in hand after taking pictures of a moment to make their Instagram accounts look fun. Others at home planning their next adventure.
To ease you into the action-packed season we’re taking you around the world in 7 photo ops to help flavor up your social profile and get you excited for the rest of summer!
Unseen is an annual international photography fair and festival based in Amsterdam. It brings together leading figures in the industry with artists, curators, collectors and photography enthusiasts, creating an exchange of dialogue, artistic expression and ideas.
New York City’s premier photo destination is a modular venue built from re-purposed shipping containers. By creating a physical platform for photographers to come together and interact, Photoville provides a unique opportunity to engage with a diverse audience.
First staged in 2003, the London Design Festival is one of the world’s most important annual design events. Building on London’s existing design activity, their concept was to create an annual event that would promote the city’s creativity, drawing in the country’s greatest thinkers, practitioners, retailers and educators to a deliver an unmissable celebration of design.
Commonly known as EDC, Electric Daisy Carnival is one of the biggest electronic dance music festivals in the world, with its flagship held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Once a year, tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City; a temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. They call it Burning Man.
Les Rencontres Arles is an annual summer photography festival in France founded in 1970 by the Arles photographer Lucien Clergue. It has an international impact by showing material that has never been seen by the public before. The specially designed exhibitions, often organized in collaboration with French and foreign museums and institutions, take place in various historic sites.
La Tomatina is a food fight festival held on the last Wednesday of August each year in the town of Buñol near to Valencia in Spain. Thousands of people make their way from all corners of the world to fight in this ‘World’s Biggest Food Fight’ where more than one hundred metric tons of over-ripe tomatoes are thrown in the streets. Just don’t let your camera get squished by a direct tomato hit and you’ll be fine.