PHOTO INDEPENDENT is the 2016-PhotoIndependent--FranzSzony-axidermyplace to be for photography lovers April 29th – May 1st at Raleigh Studios.  A complete collector experience for fine art photo enthusiasts, PHOTO INDEPENDENT returns with PHOTOBOOK INDEPENDENT to provide a comprehensive look at the photography landscape including the best independent fine art photographers that are not represented by galleries. 

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PHOTO INDEPENDENT will present more than 100 photographers and 50 fine art photography publishers will participate in PHOTOBOOK INDEPENDENT. The shows will also present a special Mobile Photography exhibition and specialized programs including panel discussions and workshops.

WIN TICKETS HERE – Art Party at Photo Independent!  Email to win tickets to the opening night gala (and an all weekend pass)

“We are so excited about our upcoming show,” states Chris Davies, President of Fabrik Media and Founder of PHOTO INDEPENDENT. “We are to thrilled to provide a forum for collectors to connect directly with a curated selection of artists.”

Now in its third year, PHOTO INDEPENDENT is a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contact between fine art photographers and collectors.  The show is juried to present the best works from the world’s most exciting talent.  The 2016 Selection Committee is comprised of: Susan Baraz, Curator;  Co-Chair, Lucie Awards; Head of Judging, International Photography Awards (IPA); Graham Howe, Curator & Photo-Historian;  Sarah Lee, Curator, Maurice Ortega, Director of Exhibitions, Curatorial Assistance;  Eve Schillo, Curatorial Assistant in the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA); and Debra Weiss, Curator & Creative Consultant. 

2016 show highlights include works by:  Melvin Sokolsky, Matt Light, Alec Byrne, Magnum Workshops with Constantine Manos and Bruce Gilden, and honorary guest Jim McHugh.
Produced by Fabrik Media, an LA-based multifaceted publishing and marketing agency, PHOTO INDEPENDENT’s goal — to connect professional and emerging photographic artists with larger global audiences — is in line with the company’s overarching mission to support and provide a regional and international network for artists.

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PHOTO INDEPENDENT will open on Friday April 29th with a reception from 7-10pm. The opening night party is $105 (with a $10 discount when purchased online)  

General show hours are Saturday, April 30th from 11am-7pm and on Sunday, May 1st from 11am-6pm. 

PHOTO INDEPENDENT takes place at Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90038.  Onsite parking is available.  For additional information or to purchase tickets, please visit .

General admission: The Weekend Pass admits one person to Photo Independent for April 30 and May 1, 2016. A Weekend Pass ticket is $30, with a $5 discount when purchased online. The VIP Pass is $60, with a $10 discount when purchased online. Or come to the opening night party on Friday (7-10pm) and come back throughout the entire weekend for $105 (with a $10 discount when purchased online)   

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Where: Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90038
When: Friday Opening party 7pm -10pm; Sat-Sun 11am-6pm