Submission is now CLOSED.

Frame are inviting all photographers and artists with ties to the West Midlands to send in photographs to be entered into an open exhibition. To be held at the Custard Factory in Birmingham and supported by a photography conference, this exhibition is open to all professionals, students, keen amateurs, and photography practitioners of all kinds.

Submission deadline: 02.03.2014

Exhibition private view: 12.04.2014 @ 6pm, Custard Factory, Birmingham


Michael Pritchard, Director of The Royal Photographic Society

Simon R. Leach, Director of The Association of Photographers

Ray Fitchett, Regional Sales Director SIGMA

Kerry McLennan-McKenzie, Portfolio Manager at City & Guilds

Entry fee: £15 (students £10)

Prizes: TBA


On Saturday 12th April 2014, Frame will be holding a conference dedicated to help develop, support and promote photographers and artists based in the West Midlands. The aim is to give experienced as well as aspiring photographers guidance and knowledge to succeed and thrive in their chosen field. Some of the topics to be covered by the industry experts will be copyrighting, web development, personal practice, exhibiting and networking. The conference has the support of the Custard FactoryRoyal Photographic SocietyBirmingham Loves Photography and PAiL, as well as provisional support by key members of the Association Of Photographers.

When: 12.04.2014

Where: Custard Factory, Birmingham

Conference tickets (early bird offer):

Students: £20 (£10 if you’ve entered your work into the open exhibition*)

Non-students: £25 (£15 if you’ve entered your work into the open exhibition*)

Conference tickets (normal price, as of 05.04.2014): £35

To purchase your tickets go to:

Conference timetable:

10:30am – Meet and Greet

11am – 1st set of Speakers (TBA)

1pm – 2pm Lunch (to be provided)

2pm – 5pm 2nd set of Speakers (TBA)

5pm – 6pm  Networking event

6pm – Private view of exhibition

*Please note you can only purchase your tickets at a discounted rate if you pay for them together with your exhibition submission. You can only purchase one discounted conference ticket per one exhibition submission. You do not have to be selected to use your conference ticket purchased at a discounted rate.

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