Some Breaking Photo News-

Nope, not the fact that RED is making a 3K modular, still and video camera that will take Canon and Nikon lenses, for under 3000.USD.
Not going there just yet.

We are at Paris-Photo and we are all about the photographs.
Drumroll, please……

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Yao Lu Winner of the 2008 BMW – Paris Photo Prize

Launched in 2004 to support contemporary photography, the BMW–Paris Photo Prize has become an important landmark in the world of international photography.

A panel of prestigious international experts will selected the winner of this €12,000 prize from among the living artists represented by the Paris Photo 2008 participating galleries. The theme for 2008 is “Never Stand Still”. The short-listed works will be on view during Paris Photo and the awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 13, 2008.

The 2008 Jury : Marta Gili (director of Jeu de Paume), Vicki Goldberg (writer and lecturer), Stephen Shore (artist), Nicolas Wertans (CEO of BMW France), Eric de Riedmatten (director of communications, BMW France) , Anne Wilkes Tucker (curator, photography department, Houston Museum of Fine Arts), Michael Wilson (collector).

We showed you one of his images, from the press day screening (previous article), and were quite impressed.
Located in Beijing, this Professor of Art, impressed the BMW judges so much, he won the top award. And €12,000.

here is another one of his pieces.

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Congratulations Yao Lu and 798 PhotoGallery!

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