2018 Conference

The Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography will be holding its 2018 Conference on Thursday 1st November at The British Library Knowledge Centre in London. Please check this page regularly for updates about the day and we will be announcing ticket sales soon.

Call for Papers
This year’s call for papers welcomes presentations on projects, stories, technical studies, experiments and cross-sector subjects within our discipline.

It is planned that the timetable shall accommodate papers of 15, 30 and 45 minute durations.

Please submit your proposals to submissions@ahfap.org.uk by 1 August 2018. Submissions should include the following:

• An abstract of between 150 and 300 words on your proposed paper

• A brief (one or two sentence) summary of what delegates will learn from your presentation

• Have you given this paper or talked about this project at a previous conference? If so, at which conference and when?

• How long you wish to speak for and any special requirements for presentation you may have over and above PowerPoint, lectern microphone and a widescreen projector.

Call for visual content
At this year’s conference we want to highlight the variety of practices of our members in a digital showcase, which will be displayed on a loop throughout the conference. We encourage submissions of still photography, video and 3D digital content, as we celebrate our members’ experience and experimentation in the cultural heritage sector.
Submission guidelines:

Still photography – Please submit by 1 August your images via email to submissions@ahfap.org.uk with a file size that does not exceed 500k and should take the form of either a single image or a series of up to five images on a single theme.

Video/3D – Please submit by 1 August either an edit of no longer than 1 minute’s duration at a resolution no higher than 480p via FTP to submissions@ahfap.org.uk or alternatively provide a link to the content if it is hosted online.

For all content submitted please include a title, a short description and credit information.
Queries concerning the screen exhibition should be made to submissions@ahfap.org.uk