From November 7th to 9th, to celebrate its centenary, PENTAX installs a Pop-up Café at L’Atelier des Artistes (free access).
Every day, from 2.30 pm to 7.30 pm, many surprises await the Pentaxists at 4 rue Rampon, Paris 11th. The public can register freely on the Facebook page of the event. Nocturnal until midnight on November 7th with the new CEO of Ricoh Imaging Europe S.A.S., Yutaka Takada, who will deliver a welcome speech at 9pm.
For a year, to celebrate its 100 years, PENTAX wants to highlight on Instagram one hundred photographers Pentaxists, amateurs and professionals, of the contemporary scene. The Pop-Up Café Pentax has selected ten, from all horizons (France, Italy, Germany, Australia, New Mexico, etc.), whose works will be exhibited from 7 to 9 November.
1919-2019, one hundred years of history
The history of the brand will be traced at the Pop-up Café through a screening and a preview presentation. During these three days, PENTAX will pay tribute to the big names that have made the brand famous by showing their work at L’Atelier des Artistes.
PENTAX will also be exhibiting a selection of its historic cameras and previewing the prototype of the future APS-C digital SLR with K-mount, still in development and scheduled for commercialization in 2020.
Comedian, director, but also photographer, Vincent Perez puts a keen eye on the world of today. PENTAX will present two of his photographic series, made in 645 Z format: “The Russians”, that shows the clichés taken by Vincent Perez during his various trips to Dostoevsky’s country, and “Les Parisiens”, to dive into the heart of the Château Rouge district.
Workshops led by Pentaxists
Friday, November 8, 2019
4pm : Franck Mée: The head in the stars: the ASTROTRACER function
4:30pm – 6:30pm : Thomy Keat: Street Photography with the RICOH GRIII (Conference workshop or photo tour depending on the weather)
5pm : Ben Navez: Sport and Nature Photography (Portfolio Reading)
6pm : Pierre Anthony Allard: Self-taught photographer, light tailor, Selected Pieces from his Lecture – Show, “The Photography Lesson”, “How to create a highlight of a face to stage his personality?”
7pm : Franck Mee: Eyes to the sky: the aeronautical photo (portfolio reading)
Saturday, November 9, 2019
2:30pm – 4:30pm : Thomy Keat: The Street Photography with the RICOH GRIII (Workshop conference or photographic trip depending on the weather)
3pm : Benjamin Pavone: Concert Photography with a PENTAX K-1II (Portfolio Reading)
4pm : Benoit Boudin: “Vibrations”, series playing on blur
5pm: Yohann Grignou: Travels to Greenland, Iceland with K-1II / Cuba with RICOH GRIII
6pm : Mario Fourmy: The Eiffel Tower as you have never seen it!
To note :
- Every day, from 2.30 pm to 7.30 pm, you can be photographed in the PENTAX photo studio.
- All Pentaxists who come with their PENTAX box (s) will leave with goodies.
PENTAX Pop-up Café at L'Atelier des Artistes
4, rue Rampon, 75011 Paris, France
November 07, 2019 to November 09, 2019