Portfolio Reviews at Quai de la Photo by the National association of iconographers

In partnership with Spéos and the Association nationale des iconographes (ANI), Quai de la Photo is hosting portfolio reviews at Quai de la Photo on Saturday, March 16, 2024, from 2pm to 7pm. This session is dedicated to documentary photography or photojournalism and is exclusively for photography students.

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Event Overview

Participants are invited to present a photographic project undertaken in a documentary or photojournalistic approach. The project may consist of 6 to 40 analogue or digital photographs (iPad or computer, but smartphones are excluded).

Portfolio reviews will be conducted by professionals who are members of the National Association of Iconographers. Each session will last for 25 minutes.

To make the most of this opportunity, each participant is advised to briefly introduce themselves and their portfolio, selecting images that align with the theme of the review focused on documentary/photojournalistic photography.

At the conclusion of the reviews, a jury will select a “jury’s favorite,” and the winner’s work will be featured on Quai de la Photo.

Event Schedule

  • Portfolio reviews: 2:30 PM – 5:55 PM
  • Jury deliberation and selection of the “jury’s favorite”: 6:00 PM
  • Announcement of the “jury’s favorite”: 7:00 PM

Introduction of ANI Readers

Ania Biszewska – Photo editor at Bayard for 22 years, also worked for Gallimard and AFP. Passionate about photojournalism, she emphasizes the emotion in visual news and offers a unique interpretation of the contemporary world through organizing reports and selecting images.

Isabelle Saint-Paul – Photo editor and multimedia journalist for various media outlets including Le Figaro, la Croix, la Vie, Geo, and TF1. Currently the photo editor for Capital, Prisma Media.

Souâd Mechta – Versatile photo editor, meeting the journalistic and artistic needs of the press and publishing industry. She has been sourcing images from international iconographic sources for 20 years and selects various photographic styles for original photo productions.

Claudia Zels – Trilingual iconographer (English-French-German) with 25 years of experience in French magazine press. Since 2004, she has been the photo editor for Prisma Media magazines Management and Capital, and an active member of two professional associations: Les Filles de la Photo and the National Association of Iconographers.


To register, please fill out the online form available here: Lecture portfolio Quai de la Photo x ANI
There is a charge of 10 euros per person.

Practical Information

  • Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • Time: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Location: Quai de la Photo, 9 Port de la Gare, 75013, Paris

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