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As part of fotofringe London on 21 March 2019, BAPLA hosted a series of free talks on the business of working in pictures today

Where next? The Changing Role of the Picture Researcher

During this informal discussion, freelance picture researchers Julia Ruxton & Jane Smith talked about the role of the picture researcher today and the changing relationship between picture libraries and picture buyers.

The International Image Industry

Martin Skultety (Managing Director, StockFood Germany) and Kurt Blankenberg, (Head of Strategy & Business Development, PICHA-Stock Photos of Africa) discussed licensing and trading imagery from Europe and the wider world.

Real Pictures & Fake News

Alastair Reid, Social Media Journalist at the Press Association, addressed the pitfalls and opportunities of working with social media.

Creative Businesses & International Trade

Isabelle Doran (Head of Policy, BAPLA) and Eddy Leviten (Director General, Alliance for Intellectual Property) delved into the topic of Brexit & trade, the EU Copyright Directive and Article13 of the directive.

Shooting the People, Shooting the Events

Tristan Fewings, Getty Images' current Entertainment Photographer of the Year, shared the stories behind some of his favourite pictures from red carpet, fashion and events assignments.

Location Photography in support of the British Museum’s Exhibition Programme

John Williams, Head of Photography and Imaging (P&I) at the British Museum, talked about the complexities of working in the field in preparation for the museum’s biggest exhibitions.

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Header Image: Taking notes at a FOCUS conference © Paul Seheult / Eye Ubiquitous