Photo World Asia 2015 will be held January 29-February 3 at the Asian Institute of Management in Makati for the international photographers’ convention, and at the Glorietta Ayala Malls for the photography trade show.
Photo World Asia is an annual event under the aegis of the FPPF, held yearly without interruption, for 27 years now since 1987. There are two components of Photo World Asia – the trade show at Glorietta Ayala which is open to the public for free, with exhibit booths displaying the latest products from various camera manufacturers and photography suppliers, and the international photographers’ convention at the Asian Institute of Management in Makati.
The convention will feature international master photographers including US photographer Richard Harrington, Malaysian travel photographer Arthur Teng, South Korean wild bird photographer Rim Myeoung Hwan, and Australia-based Filipino photographer Emmanuel “Mannix” Santos. Other speakers are Jo Avila, Sid Maderazo, Bryan Teh, and Raymond Lim who will share their expertise with attendees in the photographers’ conference. Mentors for the hands-on shoot and photo walk will be Rommel Bundalian and Niko Villegas.
Chairman for Photo World Asia 2015 is Amir Alba, FPPF instructor and founding organizer of Manila AVID Photographers, one of 52 camera clubs affiliated with the FPPF. As chairman, Alba will oversee preparations and activities leading up to the culmination of the photographers’ convention and trade show from January 29 to February 3, 2014.
Registration rate for the international photographers’ convention are as follows:
P5,000 or US$ 115 – Regular rate
P3,000 – For senior citizens, students, graduates of FPPF workshops, and camera club members (present your ID)