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The day-long Amplify event, held in the iconic Studio Three will cover various aspects of music photography, providing the next generation of music photographers with insights, experiences and essential advice from panellists including MPA judges Rankin and Vicky Grout, alongside Jordan Curtis Hughes, Ashley Verse, Dean Chalkley, Charlotte Patmore, Phoebe Fox and Dave Hogan. The panel discussions will include a wide range of topics, offering attendees a comprehensive understanding of music photography from different perspectives.
Speaking about this year’s Amplify x MPAs event, Abbey Road’s Head of Brand & Communications, Mark Robertson, says: “Amplify was designed to inspire and empower young talent entering the industry, so I’m thrilled that we’re able to present a dedicated event in support of our Music Photography Awards. Thanks to participation of some incredible talent and experts, this will be an essential event, offering invaluable insights and inspiration to photographers of all levels."
Designed to celebrate the art of music photography and elevate talent across the globe, the MPAs 2023 will recognise the previous year’s most memorable photos, the unsung music moments and the photographers who captured them. The winners will be unveiled and celebrated at an official ceremony on Thursday 21 September at Abbey Road.
Abbey Road Studios have also today revealed details of its upcoming Skills Hub programme, a new online initiative aimed at nurturing and empowering the next generation of music photographers. The Skills Hub will provide a comprehensive platform for aspiring talent to learn from industry professionals and develop their creative skills all from the comfort of their homes. Through a series of video Q&As, workshops & masterclasses from legends like Rankin and Henry Diltz, Sacha Lecca, Vicky Grout and many more, participants will have access to guidance, knowledge and tips from the very best in the business.