Photo Exhibitions

Ajay Kumar

Posted by Chavonnes Battery on Sun January 13, 2019 in Photo Exhibitions.

TITLE: I could hear leopard crying in pain after it was shot
CATEGORY: Stenin Press Photo Contest: TOP NEWS 3rd Place

PHOTOJOURNALIST Ajay Kumar received an early morning call to say a wild leopard had been spotted near houses in Lucknow, India. When he arrived at the scene, he followed a crowd of people, including police officers, who chased the animal until it was cornered in a house. When a police officer fired at the leopard, Kumar captured the moment, which won him the third prize in the hard news category of the prestigious Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest. This remarkable image is one of 67 of the contest's award-winning pictures on exhibition at the Chavonnes Battery Museum in the Waterfront until February.

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Meet the Winners: Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017 Compact WINNER

Posted on Fri September 15, 2017 in Photo Exhibitions.

Jenny Stromvoll was awarded WINNER of the Compact Camera Category in the 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year competition. Her image, ‘I’ve got my eye on you’, was taken in Mozambican waters with a Cannon camera.

She recently visited the Underwater Photographer competition photo exhibition at the Chavonnes Battery in Cape Town to view her handiwork.

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Arizona / Mexico Border by Simon Norfolk

Posted by Chavonnes Battery on Wed January 18, 2017 in Photo Exhibitions.

A photo by Simon Norfolk depicts a gate at the U.S.-Mexican border. In this night-time image, Norfolk captured the flight of moths in neon light, their trajectory resembling twisted strands of wire. “And what is the light?” Little wonders. “Is it what we think it is? I don’t think the light is even what Americans think it is, not to mention people from impoverished regions in Central America. I think we’re all trying to fly to that light too.” [Myles Little]

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The Heavens by Paolo Woods and Gabriele Galimberti

Posted on Sun December 4, 2016 in Photo Exhibitions.

The way I see it is this sort of strong diagonal line created by the edge of the pool, gives a sense of motion, gives a sense of flow of this water as it's about the cascade over, seemingly over the side of a river, with the man in it. Of course that's not going to happen but within the logic of the image, there is risk in this image and the sense of complacency in this guy enjoying himself and easily floating and when you put that within the context of finance, it takes on a new meaning.” Myles Little

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