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Belfast Photo Festival 2015

Untitled (Brief Encounter) © Gregory Crewdson

Presenting one of the leading International Festivals of photography in the UK and the Visual Arts Festival of Northern Ireland, Belfast Photo Festival will return to the city from June 4-30 with an extraordinarily varied programme.

With a whole host of exhibitions, workshops, masterclasses, talks, tours, screenings and portfolio reviews on the cards over the four weeks, the festival – which has been two years in the making – will include work by major international photographers alongside Northern Ireland’s finest photographic talent.

Highlights from this year’s outing for the festival include To Camera, a group exhibition at the Golden Thread Gallery, Offshore, a Swiss Group Exhibition at Iris Colour Photo Parkat Writer’s Square, Body of Work by Jordan Hutchings, Metamorphosis by various artists at QSS Bedford Street, Early Memories by Michael Solarski and Jiehao Su at Culturlann and a screening of Ben Shapiro’s Brief Encounters (pictured) at Queen’s Film Theatre.

Go here to check out the full line-up for the festival.

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