2017 Miami Street Photography Festival schedule of events

The Leica sponsored 2017 Miami Street Photography Festival is starting on December 6th. Here is the schedule of events (all festival events and exhibits are free and open to the public):

The Miami Street Photography Festival, sponsored by Leica Camera USA, is an international photography festival,  showcasing the best of contemporary Street Photography viewed through the eyes of emerging photographers in this genre.  The goal of the Festival is to establish a global platform for learning through exhibitions, workshops, lectures and other events. A panel of internationally accomplished street photographers will select images to be this year’s MSPF Finalists.  This exhibit of those photos will be on display from December 7-10. The festival is presented by the HistoryMiami Center for Photography, which is  sponsored by The Knight Foundation and  John and Susannah Shubin.  Click here to Register for your free ticket. As part of the festival legendary photographers Costa Manos, Harvey Stein, Vineet Vohra, Maggie Steber, Ibarionex Perello will host special workshops.

Wednesday, Dec. 6      

7:30 pre-opening festival event                Leica Store Miami, exhibit opening – “The Eyes of the City”.

Thursday, Dec. 7   

10:00          Get your hands on a Leica- camera loan
11:00          Gallery tour  with Rick McCawley
1:30-2:30    Street photography talk with Rick McCawley
3:00-4:00    Photography projects @MSPF: Niki Gleoudis
4:30-6:00   Photo walk with Gabe Sanchez
4:30-5:30    Artist Talk: Joseph Michael Lopez
5:30-6:30    Exhibit opening American Color /Florida Pictures
6:30- 7:00   Book signing and print sale by Constantine Manos
7:00-8:00    Opening reception. Open to the public
8:00             Artist talk:  Alessandra Sanguinetti

Friday, Dec. 8    

10:00             Get your hands on a Leica- camera loan
10:00-1:00    Masterclass with Ibarionex Perello
11:00-1:00    Photo walk with Yarum Briceño, photographer and instagrammer
11:00             Gallery tour with Rick McCawley
2:00-3:00     Photography projects @MSPF:  Forrest Walker “100 cities in living color”
3:30-4:30     Artist Talk: Donato di Camillo
5:00-6:00     Artist Talk:  Constantine Manos
6:30-7:30     Live podcast interview – The Candid Frame with Ibarionex Perello
6:30-8:30    Photo walk with Tony Sarria
8:00             Artist talk:  Richard Sandler

Saturday, Dec. 9

10:00           Get your hands on a Leica- camera loan
11:00            Walk and talk gallery tour with Rick McCawley
12:00-1:00   Live podcast interview- The Candid frame with Ibarionex Perello
1:30-2:30    Meet and greet with street photographers
3:00-4:00    MPSF Street Photo Slam
4:30-5:30    Artist Talk: Maggie Steber
5:30-7:30    Photo walk with Nikk La
6:00-6:30    MPSF workshop students slideshow
7:00 – 8:00  Artist Talk- Larry Fink
8:00-10:00  MSPF awards announcements, followed by MSPF closing party.  Open to the public.

Sunday, Dec 10

12:00            Get your hands on a Leica- camera loan
12:30-2:30   Photo walk- Igers Miami
1:00             Meet and greet with street photographers
2:00             Film Screening  “Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land”

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