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15.06.2015

CITY OF STRAKONICE (AUSPICES)

The city of Strakonice is located in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic at the confluence of the Otava and Volyňka Rivers. It has a population of around 23,000 inhabitants. It is approximately 60 km distant from České Budějovice, 80 km distant from Plzeň and 110 km distant from Prague. It lies at the altitude of 390 to 430 m above the sea level at the following geographical latitude: 49°16´ North Latitude, and longitude: 13°53´ East Longitude. The city holds the office of authorized municipal authority (for 49 other municipalities), and it also is a city with extended scope of authority (68 municipalities). The city of Strakonice is divided into 8 city districts ....


15.06.2015

STRAKONICE CITY CULTURAL CENTRE (AUSPICES)

The City Cultural Centre is an organisation of the Strakonice city, which arranges cultural and social events, festivals, lectures and film screenings ....


14.06.2015

PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA - PSA - (AUSPICES)

Photographic Society of America (PSA) is one of the biggest non-profit photographic organizations of its kind. It was established in 1934 and since then it has expanded by members from more than 60 countries from all over the globe, including the Czech Republic. Mission of this Society is to support and strengthen the art and science of photography in all its phases among all its members and non-members. The PSA organizes several significant competitions throughout the year, including PSA Youth Showcase. Only ....


14.06.2015

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ART - FIAP (AUSPICES)

International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) was founded by Dr. Van de Wijerem from Belgium in 1946 with the aim to promote photographic art in all aspects and in all photographic genres. First members of the Federation were photographic associations from Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Portugal and Switzerland. In 1947, another associations from Denmark, Finland and Hungary joined. The first congress was held in Bern, Switzerland on 17th of June 1950. Another national associations from Austria, Brazil, Cuba ....



14.06.2015

CZECH FEDERATION OF ART PHOTOGRAPHY - ČFFU (AUSPICES)

The ČFFU was founded in 2005 as an association a main goal of which was to support and promote photographic art in the Czech Republic and abroad. The ČFFU represents Czech photographic public in the International Federation of Art Photography (FIAP), which gives it the right to confirm requests for the FIAP auspices over Czech photo challenges and salons, and also to confirm requests for FIAP titles. The ČFFU organizes challenges and expositions for Czech associations and individuals both in the Czech Republic and abroad. ....


14.06.2015

AstenJohnson, s.r.o. (SPONZOR)

The AstenJohnson company ranks among the most prominent suppliers of technical solutions and products for paper industry and for industrial filtering technologies. The plant in Strakonice became part of the AstenJohnson group in 2005, and has been proving its strategic role in the development of the whole AstenJohnson group over a long period of time. The most important product lines produced in Strakonice are the following: forming fabrics ....


14.06.2015

HASSELBLAD (SPONZOR)

Hasselblad is the Swedish producer of high-quality professional medium format cameras. The company produced its first camera prototype during the World War II. After the War, the company started producing apparatuses also for common civil use. Hasselblad cameras are used by many prominent photographers and also by NASA. The Hasselblad company annually releases a calendar named Hasselblad Masters. Nowadays, it is practically the only supplier of High-End scanners with their own technology Hasselblad ....


13.06.2015

NIKON (SPONZOR)

Official trade representation for the Czech Republic and Slovakia - NIKON spol. s.r.o. is the direct trade representative of the Japanese company Nikon, and acts in our market as the exclusive importer of photographic, digital and microscopic Nikon technologies and Nikon binoculars. It is also the only authorized service provider of the mentioned technologies in the Czech Republic. Current Nikon Portfolio: Digital reflex cameras, Digital compact cameras COOLPIX, Software for image processing, Accessories, Binoculars ....


13.06.2015

REALITYTRADE (SPONZOR)

The real estate agency REALITYTRADE offers professional services in the field of real estate and finances, mediation of acquisition and sale of realties, purchase and lease of realties, especially flats and houses. REALITYTRADE also offers funding of real estate acquisitions in the form of advantageous mortgages. The company specializes in the Strakonice city and its surroundings. Commission for your tips - gain a financial reward - do you know anybody who is selling or intends to buy a piece of real estate? ....


13.06.2015

TAMRON (SPONZOR)

The Japanese company Tamron offers wide range of lenses for both digital and standard reflex cameras. During more than 60 years of experience in the field of photo-optics, the Tamron company has become one of the most significant worldwide representative in the field of production of high-quality optics. The company is well-known primarily for production of light, compact zoom lenses for high-performance cameras, and for excellent image quality for ....


13.06.2015

ZNAKON, a.s. (SPONZOR)

The ZNAKON business brand name has been shaping itself already from 1993. The company constantly expands its activities and field of expertise with the emphasis on constant growth. It strives for minimization of negative impacts on the environment when implementing its orders. The elemental priority of the ZNAKON, a.s. company is full satisfaction of clients and investors. The highest priority of the company is constant modernization of the machinery ....


12.06.2015

4FOTO.CZ (MEDIA PARTNER)

4Foto.cz is a new video-cast meant for all photography fans and lovers. Roman Pihan and Honza Březina are long-time promoters and lectors of photography, thanks to which they offer truly practical advises and experience in the field of photography. 4Foto.cz website was established with the goal to offer all photography fans a new source of information and inspiration. It does not aim to be another photo magazine, but to offer distinctive view of the world ....


11.06.2015

ATELIER OF PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTISE - AFOP (MEDIA PARTNER)

AFOP - the aim of the Atelier of Photographic Practice is to provide the photographic public with complex services in the world of photography. When books are not enough, it is time for personal approach. That is why the AFOP company offers a wide range of photographic courses and workshops both for beginners and advanced photographers. Learn naturally. Make photos ....


11.06.2015

CZECHOSLOVAKINA PHOTOGRAPHY (MEDIA PARTNER)

The Czechoslovakian Photography magazine (Československá fotografie) with the subtitle Independent National Magazine of Czech and Slovakian Photographers is published by Jan Karbusický. The magazine is meant for wide spectrum of both amateur and professional photographers. Its principal goal is to popularize photography and to increase its level with regard to historical roots of Czech and Slovakian production, which always had a good name in the world of photography. The Czechoslovakian Photography magazine is ....


11.06.2015

CZECH RADIO REGION ČESKÉ BUDĚJOVICE - 106.4 FM (MEDIA PARTNER)

Czech Radio České Budějovice is a regional studio of the Czech Radio. Broadcasting of the station is aimed at regional events, however it exceeds the region by its range. Except for listeners from South Bohemia, regular audience is thus formed also by people of the Pilsen Region, Central Bohemia Region and Highlands Region. You can tune in to the České Budějovice broadcast every day from 5 AM to 7 PM. Outside the mentioned time, the frequency ....


11.06.2015

DIGITÁL PHOTO MAGAZINE (MEDIA PARTNER)

Digital Photo (Digitální foto) monthly magazine is meant for those, who would like to learn how to make creative photographies. This is why the largest part of the content focuses on various techniques of photography, practical advices and tips, which are completed with interviews with foreign professional photographers, and independent tests of the most desired photo cameras, lenses and other photo technology. Every release includes a CD with tens ....


11.06.2015

DIGINEFF.CZ (MEDIA PARTNER)

Digineff is a web-based journal of Ondřej Neff, who has been publishing the journal since 1999. Reviews of cameras and lenses, articles about photographing and editing, and also curiosities from the photography world can be found here on a daily basis, all is written in a very understandable way. First edition of the technical photographic journal Digineff came into existence on 25th of April 1999. The Web was very young back then, and so from the technical point of view very primitive. The Digineff journal however fulfilled ....


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