Holger Pooten to speak at Croydon Photography Forum, Apr 12

Holger Pooter's conceptual photography is renowned for making the viewer take a second look at his photographs

Holger Pooten’s conceptual photography, often used in commercial advertising, is renowned for making the viewer take a second look at his images

The next edition of the Croydon Photography Forum welcomes the award-winning photographer Holger Pooten.

The Forum, which is free of charge, meets at the CVA Centre on London Road, with its next meeting on Tuesday, April 12, from 6.45pm.

This is a tremendous opportunity to hear and meet one of the world’s foremost commercial photographers.

Pooten has worked for numerous international clients such as Adidas, BMW, Intel, Nikon, Sony Ericsson, Orange and Virgin Media. His images have also been featured throughout the world in publications such as 125 Magazine, Intersection, Vogue, The Guardian, Financial Times, and Wired.

With more than 20 years of professional and five years of teaching experience as both a university lecturer and the founder of the London Photography Institute. Pooten is a major player in the photography world. His work has won numerous awards and is represented by agents worldwide.

Lee Townsend, the Croydon Photography Forum organiser, said, “Nothing in Holger’s images is accidental. He stages and composes his images very carefully. The results are stunning. He is fascinated by surrealism and likes to incorporate such influences in the photographs.”

The CVA Resource Centre is at 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB. To book your place at the April forum, click here.

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