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Travel art photo festival: Siena as the capital of photography

The event will catch the attention of thousands of photographers from around the world for about one month: photography workshops, photo tour, the awards ceremony of the "Siena International Photography Awards" (SIPAContest) and the opening of the exhibition spread "Beyond the Lens", where they will be exposed almost two hundred photos of the most beautiful images that have participated (15,000, received from over 100 countries).

Siena the capital of photography

So what you will find in Siena during the next month? First of all, a contest that has collected thousands of images in competition in ten categories: free color; Free Juventus; travel photography; People and portraits; nature; wildlife; architecture, sports; the cultural value of the man-size food and storyboards. The jury, made by international signatures such as Melissa Farlow, Tomasz Tomaszewski, French artist Pascal Maitre and Bengali GMB Akash chose the top three finishers in each category and will declare the overall winner, who will get the title of Photographer of the Year SIPAContest 2015.

The winning photos will be organized in a long time exhibition, called "Beyond the Lens” which will be hosted in five venues of the historic center of Siena: the Museum of Natural History of the Academy of Fisiocritici (categories nature - wildlife - travel photography); Enoteca Italiana (free color category; free black and white, people and portraits, the cultural value of the man-size food); Art High School "Duccio" (architecture category - sports - students); the home of the Venerable Confraternity of Mercy (storyboard) and the Grand Hotel Continental (photos of International jurors).

Workshops and photo tours: Siena beyond the lens

The Siena Art Photo Travel also offers unique opportunities to deepen the photographic technique thanks to the exclusive participation of famous international photographers. Along with workshops dedicated to the art of street photography and nature photography, you will have the chance to discover Chianti Shire at Sunset and Siena at dawn. For those who want to visit Siena during the Festival, the organization together with hotels, restaurants and shops partners of the event, have prepared a set of facilities through a voucher downloaded from the website, with special prices and discounts.

Info at Website: www.artphototravel.it

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