The Eye International Photography Festival returns for a second year 


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Following on from the hugely successful inaugural event in 2012 details have been announced for the second EYE International Photography Festival which will run from 27 – 29 June 2014.

The 2014 festival sees another high quality line-up of guest artists, including one of the world’s leading documentary photographers, Ian Berry, who was invited to join Magnum by Henri Cartier Bresson. He is joined by landscape photographer Charlie Waite, Royal photographer Arthur Edwards MBE, award winning Justin Mazon (USA), Angele Etoundi Essamba (Cameroon/France), award winning Timothy Allen,  Sophie Batterbury (picture editor of The Independent), Eamonn McCabe (former Picture Editor for The Guardian), Colin Jacobson (photojournalism lecturer), documentary photographers Kajal Nisha Patel and World Press Award winner Laura Pannack, whilst the event will be opened by Magnum member and one of the UK’s leading reportage photographers, David Hurn.

With such high calibre guests for 2014 the second festival promises to be another fascinating weekend. The festival starts on the evening of Friday 28 June and runs through until late afternoon on the Sunday. An audience of enthusiastic and dedicated photographers will enjoy a jam-packed weekend of talks, films, portfolio reviews and exhibitions – plus the opportunity to network and socialise with the internationally renowned guest speakers.