Celebrating Photography in Kenya!

The Kenya Photo Week is an initiative of the Photographers Association of Kenya to celebrate Kenyan photography and photographers, as well as those who love it. The first edition is a three-pronged festival of activities with a Photo Expo and photography workshops happening concurrently and a photo contest dubbed Photo Kenya Masterpieces that recognizes creative photography genres.

The event is pivoted on the World Photography Day, celebrated every August 19th since 2009 as a celebration of photography globally. This first edition in Kenya will be at Trinity Centre–All Saints Cathedral, just 10 minutes walk from Nairobi CBD from Thursday 18th August to Saturday 20th.

The Photo Kenya Masterpieces

The Masterpieces photo contest seeks to recognize outstanding and creative photography work among photographers in Kenya. The award concentrates more on creative genres in photography. Judges shall shortlist 5 nominees in each category in a total of 7 creative categories. The category winners shall receive their awards/prizes on World Photography Day cocktail on Friday 19th August 2016.

Planned Activities

Date Time Activity Venue Speaker
15TH TO 29TH AUG 2016 9.00 AM — 6.00 PM Masterpieces Exhibition Michael Joseph Centre, Waiyaki Way. P.A.K
MON 15TH AUG 2016 10 — 3 pm Macro Photography Photo Training FONA/The Nairobi Arboretum Eric Gitonga
MON 15TH AUG 2016 5 — 8 pm Photo Portfolio Reviews Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral Amunga Eshuchi
TUE 16TH AUG 2016 5 — 8 pm Photo Portfolio Reviews Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral Amunga Eshuchi
WED 17TH AUG 2016 5 — 8 pm Celebrating Women in Photography Event Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral P.A.K
THUR 18TH AUG 2016 9:00 am — 6:00 pm Photo Expo and Photo Exhibition (DAY 1) Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral P.A.K
THUR 18TH AUG 2016 09:30 AM Short Opening Ceremony Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral P.A.K
THUR 18TH AUG 2016 11:00 AM — 1.00 PM Studio Photography (Versatile School of Photography) Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral David Macharia
THUR 18TH AUG 2016 1.00 PM — 2.00 PM LUNCH BREAK
THUR 18TH AUG 2016 2:00 PM — 4.00 PM Wedding Photography with Ben and Gathoni Kiruthi Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral Ben and Gathoni Kiruthi
THUR 18TH AUG 2016 5:30 PM — 8.00 PM Open Discussion on Photography on Copyright Issues/IP Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral Alex Gabriel
FRI 19TH AUG 2016 9.00 AM — 5.00 PM Photo Expo and Photo Exhibition (DAY 2) Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral P.A.K
FRI 19TH AUG 2016 08:30 AM — 10.30 AM The Business of Photography, Photomagic School Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral Steve Nderitu
FRI 19TH AUG 2016 11.00 AM — 1.00 PM Personal Finance for Entrepreneurs by Centonomy Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral Naomi Thande
FRI 19TH AUG 2016 1.00 PM — 2.00 PM LUNCH BREAK
FRI 19TH AUG 2016 2:00 PM — 4.00 PM Sports Photography (Canon Dubai) Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral Raul Gabat
FRI 19TH AUG 2016 6:00 PM — 9.00 PM Masterpieces Award Ceremony (invite only) Alliance Francaise
SAT 20TH AUG 2016 9.00 AM — 6.00 PM Photo Expo and Photo Exhibition (DAY 3) Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral P.A.K
SAT 20TH AUG 2016 8.30 AM — 10.30 AM Photographers Workflow (Adobe/Baobab Media) Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral Rahim Kara
SAT 20TH AUG 2016 11:00 AM — 1:00 PM Lighting in Photography Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral
SAT 20TH AUG 2016 2:00 PM — 4.00 PM Branding in Photography Business Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral
SAT 20TH AUG 2016 5:30 PM — 8.00 PM Open Discussion on Photography Trinity Centre, All Saints Cathedral
SUN 21ST AUG 2016 11.00 AM — 3.00 PM PAK Photographers Family Fun Day Nairobi Railway Museum Grounds
SUN 21ST AUG 2016 7.00 PM — 9.00 PM Exhibition Cocktail Michael Joseph Centre, Waiyaki Way P.A.K

If you would like to take part in any of the activities, please get in touch with us on [email protected]