The Foto8 Award & Summer Show
23 July – 13 September 2008
Foto8, in association with HOST gallery, presents the first annual Foto8 Awards & Summer Show – a celebration of the best in reportage, portraiture and landscape photography, where emerging and established photographers come together to exhibit their work and sell prints

Foto8 is committed to engaging audiences. In 2008, this commitment will be culminated into the first annual Summer Show where audiences will experience Foto8 quality photography while also being able to purchase affordably-priced prints. Rarely has this type of event been accessible in London, as Foto8 hopes to pave the way for beautiful, inspirational and affordable photography.

Photographers have been encouraged to submit entries of their work, as single images or as a short series, to be considered for inclusion in the Summer Show. Images will be chosen according to aesthetics and substance, yet all works, regardless of photographic genre, will be considered to allow for a wide-range of styles to be exhibited. Audiences can expect to see the work of emerging and established photographers on display in the one space for this seven-week long event.

Our expert judging panel, comprising of Chris Boot, Zelda Cheatle, Ken Grant, Jon Levy, Steve MacLeod and Di Poole, will ultimately choose the Best in Show, presenting one person with £1,000 for their winning entry.

The Best in Show for the 2008 Foto8 Summer Show was awarded to Guido Castagnoli for his image Provincial Japan. The Popular Vote award went to Dougie Wallace for Swimmers.

Download full catalogue of the exhibition >>
View slideshow of all images on show >>
See the pics from the opening event >>