Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

DNV GL performs first drone production survey

DNV GL performs first drone production survey
Using Drones…. Athens, 7 June 2016: Classification society DNV GL announced today at the Posidonia trade fair that it had recently completed the first production surveys using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone. The survey took place on the MV Apollo, a chemical tanker owned by Carl Büttner...
June 7th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Photography, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Vision of the Gods

The Vision of the Gods
The Future Smile, by Andrés Muñoz Diazgranados. The Vision of the Gods. Artist-photographer Andrés Muñoz Diazgranados seeks to reflect the ‘soul’ of North India By James Brewer Artists can produce monumental output without depicting monuments, but it helps to be inspired by grandiose and enduring...
May 4th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

Passenger ferry “Ariadni” whilst berthing at the new Port of Mesta (video)

Passenger ferry “Ariadni” whilst berthing at the new Port of Mesta (video)
The “Ariadni” during berthing manoeuvers at the Port of Mesta, Chios, Greece The Passenger ferry “Ariadni” of Hellenic Seaways whilst berthing today at the new Port of Mesta (south west of Chios island in Greece) due to the fact that the island’s main port is blockaded...
April 3rd, 2016 | Breaking News, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Photography, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Imagine Greece…

Imagine Greece…
Prof Kevin Featherstone (left) and Greek Ambassador Bikas. Imagine Greece: evocative photo exhibition celebrates 20th anniversary of Hellenic Observatory By James Brewer A magnificent display of 102 photographic images showing how some individual citizens, in the words of the title,  ImagineGreece,...
March 10th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

HESGB coming of age…

HESGB coming of age…
A view of the Wellington Ballroom during dinner – more tahn a ful house Now what can you say about this event, the 21st Anniversary of the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain (HESGB*)?  Anny Zade reports on this annual well established international event; pictures by John Faraclas: As...
February 8th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Archaeology, Associations, Aviation, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography, Press and Media, Reports, Scholarships, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Please spread the word! The “Came by Ship” Photographic and Essay Competitions are now open

Please spread the word! The “Came by Ship” Photographic and Essay Competitions are now open
After a successful launch in 2014, WISTA UK in conjunction with Seavision (and Image Line Communications), and supported by the UK Chamber of Shipping, is running the “Came by Ship” Photographic and Essay Competitions again this year. The “Came by Ship” overall awareness campaign was launched...
January 21st, 2016 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Photography, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Aleksandra Karpowicz: my 2015 in Numbers; 268 People Photographed, 7 Shows…

Aleksandra Karpowicz: my 2015 in Numbers;  268 People Photographed, 7 Shows…
My 2015 in Numbers 2015 has been an extremely busy year for me. And a very important one.  This year I have taken portraits of 268 people,  for both my artistic projects and the commissioned work. I have exhibited my work 7 times. The shows included 1 solo-exhibition,  3 group showsand 3 large art...
January 4th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Awards, HR, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Surveys without scaffolds – DNV GL conducts drone inspection of ship tanks

Surveys without scaffolds – DNV GL conducts drone inspection of ship tanks
DNV GL surveyors tested a camera-equipped drone to visually evaluate structural components through video streamed to a tablet. One surveyor operated the drone, while a second checked the video feed in real time. Hamburg/Gdansk,  17 December 2015 – DNV GL has recently completed several tests using...
December 17th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Film Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Photography, Technical, Technology | Read More

Dialogues of Space…

Dialogues of Space…
Room with Revolving Doors 2, 2014. C-print. By Heeseung Chung. Courtesy theartist. Dialogues of Space: exhibition at Korean Cultural Centre UK examines role of art in society By James Brewer Contemporary artists from South Korea continue to make an impact on London. Painters and sculptors have for some...
December 16th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, HR, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Diversity World…

Diversity World…
Shane Aurousseau Diversity World: all-rounder Shane Aurousseau’s London debut as photographer-artist By James Brewer Dedicated photographer Shane Aurousseau is adept finding his ease in any setting, be it a Spanish fiesta, a Northern Australia corroboree or London’s sights and street life. This facility...
December 16th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Photography | Read More

Visitors choice award for ‘Let’s Talk About Sex’

Visitors choice award for ‘Let’s Talk About Sex’
Following  from Aleksandra Karpowicz: ‘Let’s Talk About Sex’ has won another Award at the National Open Art Competition! And this one is a really special one as it’s the Visitors Choice Award! ‘Let’s Talk About Sex’  made a long way to win this Award: –...
December 1st, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

Cynthia Tzitzis’ W1D

Cynthia Tzitzis’ W1D
George Leventis (SYCO Entertainment)-Angelika Kavouni (Plastic Surgeon) Sofia Konstantopoulou Papadopoulos Meliora Communications Cynthia Tzitzis’ solo photo-documentary exhibition organized by Meliora Communications is taking place until the 2nd December 2015 at the iconic Friends Room of the Hellenic...
November 28th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

Two thousand artists apply for ZIM-sponsored Container Artist Residency places

Two thousand artists apply for ZIM-sponsored Container Artist Residency places
Anchor. Photo by Maayan Strauss, 2011. Two thousand artists apply for ZIM-sponsored Container Artist Residency places By James Brewer Artists from dozens of nations have signalled huge enthusiasm for the opportunity offered by a leading shipping company to spend three weeks at sea acquiring inspiration...
November 17th, 2015 | Art and auctions, News, Photography | Read More

Link to Life…

Link to Life…
Renato Pinna, Consul General Massimiliano Mazzanti, Carola Syz and Pasquale Ferraro. Link to Life: exhibition organised at the Italian Consulate in London by Carola Syz Projects of photographs by Pasquale Ferraro and Renato Pinna By James Brewer Record numbers of Italians are seeking a better life and...
November 11th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

Creativity will truly set out to sea in 2016…

Creativity will truly set out to sea in 2016…
Curve. Photo Maayan Strauss, 2011. Creativity will truly set out to sea in 2016 with ZIM’s Container Artist Residency project By James Brewer Commercial cargo shipping and fine art are getting together in a unique project called Container Artist Residency 01. The initiative comes from one of the top...
November 10th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Container shipping, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More

London P&I Club says digital cameras can provide vital evidence in defending claims

London P&I Club says digital cameras can provide vital evidence in defending claims
THE London P&I Club has recommended that ship owners and operators keep a good-quality digital camera on board their vessels as part of their attempts to collect and preserve evidence in the event of claims arising, particularly as a result of damage to fixed or floating objects. The club points...
October 22nd, 2015 | Claims, P and I Clubs, Photography | Read More

A ‘sea’ without waves but beset by mirages…

A ‘sea’ without waves but beset by mirages…
The five-horse feat A ‘sea’ without waves but beset by mirages: the Puszta in Hungary and its mesmerising vistas James Brewer joins fellow tourists on a horse-drawn safari to view the pastoral beauty of eastern Hungary Europe’s largest grassland plain is far away from any shoreline, but it has...
October 10th, 2015 | Archaeology, Associations, Environment, Featured, Holidays, Insight, People and Places, Photography, Reports, Tourism | Read More

The “Celestyal Crystal” call at Chios

The “Celestyal Crystal” call at Chios
The ” Celestyal Crystal” arriving at the Port of Chios The “Celestyal Crystal” a cruise ship with a very colourful life visited Chios on the 24th of September. The 1980 built vessel had also the honour to accommodate and entertain famous personalities, amongst them Sweden’s Royal...
September 28th, 2015 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Cruise Industry, Film Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Photography, Press and Media, Tourism | Read More

The beautiful maneuver of captain Diamantis Papageorgiou with Nissos Rodos in Chios Port –

The beautiful maneuver of captain Diamantis Papageorgiou with Nissos Rodos in Chios Port –
The “Nissos Rodos” stern-berthed at the Port of Chios – photo credits Konstantinos Milt. Anagnostou The issue of Ports is paramount not just for Greece and its hundreds islands, but for the entire European Union. The new technological advancements, size and propulsion systems in ships...
September 16th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Coastal Shipping, Insight, Logistics, Marinas, Photography, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Sailing, Story of the Month, Technical, Technology | Read More

Photographer Caroline Gavazzi’s exhibition CHIARO/SCURO at the Italian Embassy in London…

Photographer Caroline Gavazzi’s exhibition CHIARO/SCURO at the Italian Embassy in London…
From left: Carola Syz, Italian Ambassador Pasquale Terracciano and Caroline Gavazzi. Photographer Caroline Gavazzi’s exhibition CHIARO/SCURO at the Italian Embassy in London casts intiguing light on the city of Milan,  By James Brewer Viewed through its many dualities, Milan is an intensely animated...
May 18th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

A Utopian Stage: Festival of Arts Shiraz-Persepolis 1967-77…

A Utopian Stage: Festival of Arts Shiraz-Persepolis 1967-77…
Balinese Gamelan Gong Kebyar concert and traditional dances Open-Air Theatre, 1969. Courtesy of Malie Letrange. A Utopian Stage: Festival of Arts Shiraz-Persepolis 1967-77 celebrated by new exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery,  By James Brewer It was one of the last sunbursts of glory before the rule...
May 2nd, 2015 | Art and auctions, Photography | Read More

Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness…

Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness…
Christopher Williams Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness. A challenging exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery.,  By James Brewer “To represent is not to endorse, ” says photographic artist Christopher Williams, whose imitations of commercial and industrial images show promotional...
April 29th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Person Profiles, Photography | Read More

Enthusiastic crowd at private view evening hails photographer Kitsa Angelakos…

Enthusiastic crowd at private view evening hails photographer Kitsa Angelakos…
Kitsa Angelakos and husband Anargyros Skinitis with her prints Waves II and Subconscious Series 5 in background.   Enthusiastic crowd at private view evening hails photographer Kitsa Angelakos for her exhibition Searching Within at Old Brompton Gallery,  By James Brewer My passion is the sea and...
April 25th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Kitsa E. Angelakos’ photo exhibition in London

Kitsa E. Angelakos’ photo exhibition in London
Old Brompton Gallery launches its official opening to the public and is very pleased to present “SEARCHING WITHIN”, the first solo exhibition in London by photographer Kitsa E. Angelakos*. “SEARCHING WITHIN” is inspired by Kitsa’s love and passion for the sea and her interest in colour and...
April 16th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Person Profiles, Photography | Read More

A Romantic Corner in the Baroque Heart of Rome

  Accademia Italiana Club / Artstur Wednesday 18 February 2015  6:30 for 7pm  2nd Floor, 55 Exhibition Road, London SW7 2PN  A Romantic Corner in the Baroque Heart of Rome Lecture by Dr Giuseppe ALBANO,   Curator/Director Keats-Shelley House Keats and...
February 6th, 2015 | Academia, Art and auctions, Associations, HR, Jewelry, Music, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More